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Compasses are an item used to point to the world spawn.
Obtaining[edit | edit source]
Natural generation[edit | edit source]
Compasses can be found in 5.6% of stronghold library chests, in stacks of 1.
Trading[edit | edit source]
Crafting[edit | edit source]
Usage[edit | edit source]
The compass needle points towards the world spawn point. The compass will point to spawn when viewed in any way, including as a dropped item, in a player's hand, in an inventory or the crafting table, or in an item frame. The direction the needle points is relative to the player who is viewing it.
Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]
When you first create a map, it is blank. Hold the empty map and press use item to transform the empty map into a map item which gradually begins filling with information.
Video[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
|1.3.1||12w21a||The Compass can now be purchased from villagers.|
|1.4.2||12w34a||Since mapping system is changed, a compass is used to craft an empty map.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.8.0||build 2||Added compasses.|
Issues[edit | edit source]
Issues relating to "Compass" are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- A compass can be viewed under the item statistics page, as long as one has made a compass at some point in the past.
- A compass points to the northwest corner of a block, not the middle. This is because the spawn area is centered around this point, not a block.
/setworldspawnto change the world spawn will change where the compass points to.