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Paper
Paper.png
Paper
Type

Items

Durability

N/A

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearance

Alpha 1.0.11

Data value

dec: 339 hex: 153 bin: 101010011

Name

paper

Paper is an item crafted from sugar cane.

Obtaining[edit]

Natural generation[edit]

Chests in stronghold libraries may contain paper in stacks of 2 to 7.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe

Sugar Canes




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Paper3
Sugar Canes Sugar Canes Sugar Canes



Usage[edit]

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description

Book

Paper +
Leather




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Book
Paper Paper
Paper Leather
Grid layout Shapeless.png

PC Edition and Console Edition

Book

Paper


Paper
Grid layout Arrow (small).png Book

Paper

Paper

Pocket Edition

Firework Rocket

Paper +
Gunpowder




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Firework Rocket
Paper Gunpowder



Grid layout Shapeless.png

When crafted this way (without a firework star), the rocket will have no explosion effects. It will have no effect in singleplayer.

Firework Rocket

Any Firework Star +
Paper +
Gunpowder




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Firework Rocket
White Firework StarOrange Firework StarMagenta Firework StarLight Blue Firework StarYellow Firework StarLime Firework StarPink Firework StarGray Firework StarLight Gray Firework StarCyan Firework StarPurple Firework StarBlue Firework StarBrown Firework StarGreen Firework StarRed Firework StarBlack Firework Star Paper GunpowderGunpowderGunpowder

GunpowderGunpowder


Gunpowder

Grid layout Shapeless.png

Adding more gunpowder increases the duration of the rocket. Up to three gunpowder can be used. Furthermore, multiple firework stars can also be used, in which case all will go off simultaneously when the rocket detonates.

Empty Map

Paper +
Compass

Paper Paper Paper Grid layout Arrow (small).png Empty Map
Paper Compass Paper
Paper Paper Paper

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.

Map
(zoomed out)

Paper +
Map

Paper Paper Paper Grid layout Arrow (small).png Map
Paper Map Paper
Paper Paper Paper

The output will be a zoomed-out version of the input map.
Please note, shift-clicking to retrieve a zoomed-out map will cause the eight extra sheets of paper to be consumed, but the map will be unchanged. The data from the old map will not be carried over to the new one. This is Minecraft Bug MC-87.

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Alpha
1.0.11 Added paper. Its only use at the time was to craft books.
Beta
1.2 The item used to make paper was renamed from reeds to sugar cane.
1.6 Paper is now used to craft maps.
Official release
1.3.1 12w17a The crafting recipe for a book has changed - three sheets of paper and one leather are now required.
An editable Book and Quill is crafted using a book, ink sac and feather.
1.4.2 12w34a Crafting paper and a compass give an empty map.
Maps start out at their closest zoom level and can be extended by adding more paper.
1.4.6 Paper is used to craft a Firework Rocket.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0 Added paper.
Console Edition
TU1 Added paper.

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