Observer 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 observer in Minecraft is shown below:

Observer Spawn Command

The Observer 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.

Observer 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 Observer block below.

Block State Name Type Values
facing enum ?
  • north
  • east
  • south
  • west
  • up
  • down
powered bool ?
  • true
  • false

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Observer Information


Observer blocks are used in redstone circuits. They fire a redstone signal when an adjoining block is updated.

Item ID minecraft:observer
Numerical ID 218
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 3.0
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 9260 - 9271

Observer Crafting Recipes

Below you can find the crafting recipes that can be used to make Observer.

Ingredients Pattern Result
Nether Quartz
1x Observer