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 red sand 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 - Red Sand 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 red sand is:
Red Sand has a data value of 1. 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 1 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn red sand.
The numerical ID for Red Sand is:
The Red Sand item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Red Sand blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
Red sand is very similar to regular sand. The only differences between red sand and regular sand are the textures, and red sand's inability to be used to craft concrete.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:sand|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||TNT, Red Sandstone|
|Min / Max State IDs||67 - 67|