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 black wool in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Black Wool was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for black wool is:
Black Wool has a data value of 15. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 15 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn black wool.
The numerical ID for Black Wool is:
The Black Wool item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Black Wool blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
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Wool can be crafted with string, which can be obtained from sheep or spiders. Dyed wool is obtained by placing a dye and a wool block (of any colour) into the same crafting table.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:wool|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Black Carpet, Painting, Black Bed, Black Banner|
|Min / Max State IDs||1399 - 1399|