dec: 3513 hex: 15F3 bin: 1010111113
Cocoa beans come from cocoa pods, which are found naturally in jungle biomes. Placing a cocoa bean on the side of jungle wood will plant a new cocoa pod. (The log does not need to be attached to a tree).
Cocoa has three stages of growth. During its first, the pod is small and green. In the second stage, the plant is bigger and colored tan. In its last stage, the pod is even bigger, and orange-brown. When destroyed in the first two stages, the pod will yield only one cocoa bean. When destroyed in the third stage, it will give two or three cocoa beans. Bone meal can be used to force the cocoa pod forward 1 stage of growth. Cocoa pods will "pop" and drop their beans when struck by flowing water, pushed by a piston, or if their log is removed by any means.
In the Pocket Edition, cocoa beans are crafted with an ink sac and orange dye.
Like all other dyes, cocoa beans can be:
- Applied to sheep to dye their wool, which can then be shorn for 1–3 blocks of brown wool.
- Applied to tamed wolves to dye their collars.
- Combined with gunpowder to make a firework star.
- Combined with a Firework Star to create a “fade to color” effect.
- Used to dye leather armor.
- Used to dye wool, or stain glass or hardened clay.
- Used to add patterns to banners.
Brown Banner pattern
Cocoa Beans +
Brown Banner image
Hardened Clay +
White Wool +
Cocoa beans have the ID name
minecraft:dye, with a data value of 3.
|7||Light Gray Dye|
|12||Light Blue Dye|
|1.2||Cocoa beans were initially introduced, but were only obtainable through an inventory editor.|
|1.4||Cocoa beans were formally brought into the game as a reward found in dungeon chests. (53% chance) Also, brown sheep naturally spawn which made obtaining brown wool easier.|
|1.3.1||12w16a||Cocoa beans are obtainable in bonus chests.|
|12w18a||Cocoa beans have a small (0.5%) chance of dropping from destroyed jungle tree leaves in a similar fashion to Apples, making cocoa beans a renewable source of material for the first time.|
|12w19a||Jungle leaves no longer drop cocoa beans, but cocoa pods are introduced and provide an additional way of obtaining them.|
|Texture changed from to .|
|1.4.2||12w34a||Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.|
|1.6.1||13w19a||Stained clay can now be crafted.|
|Removed cocoa beans from dungeon chests.|
|1.7.2||13w36a||With the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.|
|13w41a||Stained glass can now be crafted.|
|1.8||14w30a||Added banners which can be dyed.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.8.0||build 2||Added cocoa beans (crafted from an orange dye and an ink sac).|
|build 3||Cocoa beans are now available in creative.|
|TU1||Added cocoa beans.|
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