Terracotta 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 terracotta in Minecraft is shown below:

Terracotta Spawn Command

The Terracotta 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 Terracotta 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 0.16s
Diamond Pickaxe Diamond Pickaxe 0.23s
Iron Pickaxe Iron Pickaxe 0.31s
Stone Pickaxe Stone Pickaxe 0.47s
Wooden Pickaxe Wooden Pickaxe 0.94s

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Terracotta Information


Hardened clay, also known as terracotta in Minecraft, can be made by smelting clay in a furnace (with fuel). It can be dyed, and also can be used as a crafting and smelting ingredient to make more decorative blocks.

Item ID minecraft:terracotta
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:hardened_clay
Numerical ID 172
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Recipes Used In White Terracotta, Orange Terracotta, Magenta Terracotta, Light Blue Terracotta, Yellow Terracotta, Lime Terracotta, Pink Terracotta, Gray Terracotta, Light Gray Terracotta, Cyan Terracotta, Purple Terracotta, Blue Terracotta, Brown Terracotta, Green Terracotta, Red Terracotta, Black Terracotta
Hardness 1.25
Material Rock
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 7882 - 7882