Important Information
In-game name Coal
Item ID 263
Type Raw Materials
Stackable Yes (64)

Coal is an common item in Minecraft obtained from mining Coal Ore and killing Wither Skeletons. Coal is necessary for survival: it is for crafting Torches, and, should you become trapped in the Nether by a Ghast, is for crafting Fire Charges. Coal is fairly common.

How to obtain



  • Smelt 1/8 of a stack of items (8 items)


Raw Materials
Base Blaze RodCharcoalClay (Item)CoalCocoa BeanDiamondEggEmeraldFlintGlowstone DustGold NuggetGunpowderInk SacLapis LazuliLeatherNether QuartzNether StarPrismarine CrystalPrismarine ShardRabbit's FootRabbit HideSeedsStringSugar Cane
Crafted Bone MealBookBowlBrick (Item)CharcoalDyeGold IngotNether Brick (Item)StickSugarWheat

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