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 nether portal 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 - Nether Portal 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 nether portal is:
Nether Portal has a data value of 0. 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.
The numerical ID for Nether Portal is:
The Nether Portal item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
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 Nether Portal block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|
|axis||enum ?|| |
The portal block is created when a nether portal is formed in Minecraft. When stood in for 3 seconds, a user is teleported to the nether. This block cannot be obtained as an item in Vanilla Minecraft. It is commonly used on Minecraft server hubs as a portal.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:portal|
|Min / Max State IDs||3497 - 3498|