Gravel 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 gravel in Minecraft is shown below:

Gravel Spawn Command

The Gravel 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 Gravel 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 0.07s
Diamond Shovel Diamond Shovel 0.11s
Iron Shovel Iron Shovel 0.15s
Stone Shovel Stone Shovel 0.22s
Wooden Shovel Wooden Shovel 0.45s
Netherite Shovel Netherite Shovel 0.9s

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Gravel Information


Gravel, like sand, is one of the few blocks in Minecraft that responds to gravity. Despite being in the game for a long time, its only real use is to make concrete. It can also be traded with villagers for emeralds.

Item ID minecraft:gravel
Numerical ID 13
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In Coarse Dirt, White Concrete Powder, Orange Concrete Powder, Magenta Concrete Powder, Light Blue Concrete Powder, Yellow Concrete Powder, Lime Concrete Powder, Pink Concrete Powder, Gray Concrete Powder, Light Gray Concrete Powder, Cyan Concrete Powder, Purple Concrete Powder, Blue Concrete Powder, Brown Concrete Powder, Green Concrete Powder, Red Concrete Powder, Black Concrete Powder
Hardness 0.6
Material Dirt
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 68 - 68