Dropper 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 dropper in Minecraft is shown below:

Dropper Spawn Command

The Dropper 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 Dropper 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 0.44s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.66s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.88s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.31s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 2.62s

Dropper Information


Droppers in Minecraft are used as a redstone component to move items, and also deposit them into containers such as chests.

Item ID minecraft:dropper
Numerical ID 158
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 3.5
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 5793 - 5804

Dropper Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
1x Dropper

Dropper 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 Dropper block below.

Block State Name Type Values
facing direction ?
  • EAST
  • WEST
  • UP
  • DOWN
triggered bool ?
  • true
  • false