- For the normal, non-glowing version of the block, see Obsidian.
- "Glowing obsidian... so strange..."
- —Jesse looking at cages with Glowing Obsidian. src
Glowing Obsidian is a block similar in appearance to Obsidian. However, it functions as a light source.
- In "Hero in Residence", the Sea Temple contained cages made of Obsidian and Glowing Obsidian.
- A part of "The Wall of the Builder", one of the Structure Blocks, is made of glowing obsidian.
- This block is exclusive to Minecraft: Pocket Edition.