Anvil Item ID

Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for anvil in Minecraft is shown below:

Anvil Spawn Command

The Anvil item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Anvil blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Golden Pickaxe Golden Pickaxe 0.62s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.94s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 1.25s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.88s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 3.75s

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Anvil Information


Anvils are very useful items in Minecraft. They can be used to repair items and merge enchantments. They require exp and a lot of iron to make. With use, the durability of this item/block decreases and it will eventually break if not repaired.

Item ID minecraft:anvil
Numerical ID 145
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 5.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 6610 - 6613

Anvil Crafting Recipes

Below you can find the crafting recipes that can be used to make Anvil.

Ingredients Pattern Result
Block of Iron
Block of Iron
Block of Iron
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
1x Anvil

Anvil Block States

Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.

Find a table of all blockstates for the Anvil block below.

Block State Name Type Values
facing enum ?
  • north
  • south
  • west
  • east