Spawner 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 spawner in Minecraft is shown below:

Spawner Spawn Command

The Spawner 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.

Mining Tools

Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Spawner blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.

Tool Speed
Golden Pickaxe Golden Pickaxe 0.62s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.94s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 1.25s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 1.88s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 3.75s

Spawner Information

Spawner

Mob spawners, or monster spawners, are blocks that spawn mobs when placed. Conditions (e.g. light levels) relative to the mob type of the spawner must still be met in order for the monster to spawn. They are often used in grinders, and can be found in dungeons but cannot be mined in Vanilla Minecraft.

Item ID minecraft:spawner
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:mob_spawner
Numerical ID 52
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 5.0
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 1648 - 1648