Dirt 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 dirt in Minecraft is shown below:

Dirt Spawn Command

The Dirt 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 Dirt 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 Shovel Golden Shovel 0.06s
Diamond Shovel Diamond Shovel 0.09s
Iron Shovel Iron Shovel 0.12s
Stone Shovel Stone Shovel 0.19s
Wooden Shovel Wooden Shovel 0.38s

Dirt Information

Dirt

Dirt is obtained when a grass block is mined. Dirt is essential for farming and can be used to make course dirt.

Item ID minecraft:dirt
Numerical ID 3
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Coarse Dirt
Hardness 0.5
Material Dirt
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 10 - 10