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 piston in Minecraft is shown below:
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
The numerical ID for Piston is:
The Piston 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 Piston block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|
|facing||direction ?|| |
|extended||bool ?|| |
When activated with redstone, a piston will push an arm out in the direction it is facing. This arm will push the block infront of it forwards one block.
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Sticky Piston|
|Min / Max State IDs||1047 - 1058|