Skeleton Skull 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 skeleton skull in Minecraft is shown below:

Skeleton Skull Spawn Command

The Skeleton Skull 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.

Skeleton Skull 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 Skeleton Skull block below.

Block State Name Type Values
rotation int ?
  • 0 (South)
  • 1 (South-southwest)
  • 2 (Southwest)
  • 3 (West-southwest)
  • 4 (West)
  • 5 (West-northwest)
  • 6 (Northwest)
  • 7 (North-northwest)
  • 8 (North)
  • 9 (North-northeast)
  • 10 (Northeast)
  • 11 (East-northeast)
  • 12 (East)
  • 13 (East-southeast)
  • 14 (Southeast)
  • 15 (South-southeast)

Skeleton Skull Information

Skeleton Skull

This block is a decorative skull in Minecraft that represents the head of a skeleton.

Item ID minecraft:skeleton_skull
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:skull
Numerical ID 397
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 1.0
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 5452 - 5467