Gunpowder 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 gunpowder in Minecraft is shown below:

Gunpowder Spawn Command

The Gunpowder 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.

Gunpowder Information


Gun powder is used to make TNT in Minecraft. It is dropped by creepers when they are killed and do not explode.

Item ID minecraft:gunpowder
Numerical ID 289
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In TNT, Fire Charge