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Paper
Paper.png

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 | edit source]

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Paper can be found in 78.0% of stronghold library chests, in stacks of 2–7.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe

Sugar Canes












3

Usage[edit | edit source]

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description

Empty Map

Paper +
Compass












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












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.

Book

Paper +
Leather













Computer edition, Pocket Edition[upcoming] and Console Edition

Book

Paper












Pocket Edition only

Firework Rocket

Paper +
Gunpowder













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

Firework Rocket

Any Firework Star +
Paper +
Gunpowder
































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.

Trading[edit | edit source]

Librarian villagers will buy 24-36 paper for an emerald.

Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

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.
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.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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