Coal 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 coal in Minecraft is shown below:

Coal Spawn Command

The Coal 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.

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Coal Information


Coal is obtained when coal ore is mined in Minecraft. Coal can be used to create coal blocks, or as a fuel in a furnace to smelt items.

Item ID minecraft:coal
Numerical ID 263
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Torch, Block of Coal, Fire Charge, Campfire, Soul Torch

Coal Crafting Recipes

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

Ingredients Pattern Result
Block of Coal
9x Coal