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5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg)




Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 297 hex: 129 bin: 100101001



Bread is a food item that can be eaten by the player.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Bread can be found in 54.0% of dungeon chests, in stacks of 1, in 33.7% of stronghold altar chests, 61.6% of village blacksmith chests, 60.7% of chest minecarts in abandoned mine shafts, 50.0% of stronghold storeroom chests, all in stacks of 1–3, and in 38.1% of bonus chests, in stacks of 2–3.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe


Trading[edit | edit source]

Villager farmers will sell 2–4 bread for one emerald as part of their initial tier of trades.

Villagers[edit | edit source]

Villager farmers may craft wheat that they harvest into bread and trade it to other villagers.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Food[edit | edit source]

See also: Hunger management

To eat bread, right-click and hold while bread is selected in the hotbar. Eating bread restores 5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg) hunger and 6.0 hunger saturation.

Breeding[edit | edit source]

Bread can be used to make villagers willing to breed by dropping bread so they pick it up. When their inventory fills up, they might throw some bread at other villagers.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Icon Achievement In-game description Prerequisites Actual requirements (if different) Version restriction Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Bake Bread Turn wheat into bread Time to Farm! Pick up bread from a crafting table output. None 20G Silver

Video[edit | edit source]

Note: At around 0:19 in the video, the narrator says that bread restores three hunger points. That is not true, as bread restores 5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg) hunger.

History[edit | edit source]

February 6, 2010 1.3.2 bread.png Bread added. Heals health (like other food at the time).
February 23, 2010 Bread now requires 3 wheat (1 row of 3) instead of six (2 rows of 3) to be crafted.
1.8 Bread is now stackable to 64 and fills hunger instead of health.
Official release
1.4.2 12w37a Grid Bread.png The dark outline is removed from the texture.
1.8 14w26c Horses no longer eat bread.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added bread.
0.8.0 Grid Bread.png The dark outline was removed from the texture.
Console Edition
TU1 1.3.2 bread.png Added bread.
TU5 Bread is now stackable to 64 and fills hunger instead of health.
TU12 Grid Bread.png The dark outline is removed from the texture.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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