Gold Nugget

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Gold Nugget
Gold Nugget.png


Raw materials






Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 371 hex: 173 bin: 101110011



A Gold Nugget is an item obtained by killing zombie pigmen.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Zombie pigmen[edit | edit source]

Zombie pigmen, when killed, may drop 0-1 gold nuggets. When killed using a weapon enchanted with Looting, they may drop an additional gold nugget per level of looting used, up to a maximum of 4.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe

Gold Ingot


Usage[edit | edit source]

Gold nuggets can be used to craft a golden carrot or glistering melon for brewing. Also, gold nuggets can be combined with gunpowder and dye to create a firework star that bursts in a star-shaped explosion.

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description

Gold Ingot

Gold Nugget

Any Firework Star

Gunpowder +
Any Dye +
Gold Nugget

Up to eight dyes can be added.
Up to one of any head, a gold nugget, a feather, or a fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.

Golden Carrot

Gold Nugget +

Glistering Melon

Gold Nugget +

Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre1 Gold nugget introduced.
1.4.6 12w49a Gold nuggets can be used to craft a firework star for a star shaped effect on a firework.
1.6.1 13w23a Gold nuggets can no longer be used to craft a golden apple.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1 build 1 Added gold nuggets.
Console Edition
TU7 Added gold nuggets.

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