Ladder 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 ladder in Minecraft is shown below:

Ladder Spawn Command

The Ladder 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.

Ladder 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 Ladder block below.

Block State Name Type Values
facing direction ?
  • EAST
  • WEST
waterlogged bool ?
  • true
  • false

Ladder Information


The ladder item can be used to create ladders in Minecraft. Simply right click the ladder on the outer face of a block to place it. When you walk into a ladder block, you move upwards. If you stop walking forwards, whilst in the same square as a ladder block, you will move down the ladder. You do not take fall damage when you reach the bottom of a ladder.

Item ID minecraft:ladder
Numerical ID 65
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 0.4
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 3172 - 3179

Ladder Crafting Recipes

Ingredients Pattern Result
3x Ladder