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 lapis lazuli in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Lapis Lazuli was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for lapis lazuli is:
Lapis Lazuli has a data value of 4. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 4 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn lapis lazuli.
The numerical ID for Lapis Lazuli is:
The Lapis Lazuli item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Lapis lazuli is primarily a dye, but can also be used to make lapis lazuli blocks.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:dye|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Lapis Lazuli Block, Blue Wool, Blue Terracotta, Blue Stained Glass, Blue Concrete Powder, Purple Dye, Cyan Dye, Light Blue Dye, Magenta Dye, Blue Bed|
|9x Lapis Lazuli|