Paper

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Paper
Paper.png

Type

Items

Durability

N/A

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

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. In 1.9,[upcoming] paper can be found in 94.6% 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.

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. Up to five firework stars can also be used with three gunpowder. Up to seven firework stars can be used by using firework stars instead of additional gunpowder. All firework stars will go off simultaneously when the rocket detonates.

Book

Paper +
Leather













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, which can be used to craft books.
Beta
1.6 Paper is now used to craft maps.
Official release
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.
Upcoming
1.9 15w43a More than doubled the average yield of paper from stronghold library chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0 Added paper, which can be used to craft books.
Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Added paper.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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