Compass 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 compass in Minecraft is shown below:

Compass Spawn Command

The Compass 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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Compass Information


Unlike real-life compasses, Minecraft compasses point to the world spawn point. They are useful for navigation. In the nether and end, the item does not work.

Item ID minecraft:compass
Numerical ID 345
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Empty Map

Compass Crafting Recipes

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

Ingredients Pattern Result
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
Iron Ingot
1x Compass