Colored Torch

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Colored Torch
Purple Torch.pngBlue Torch.pngGreen Torch.pngRed Torch.png
Purple Wall Torch.pngBlue Wall Torch.pngGreen Wall Torch.pngRed Wall Torch.png
Transparent

Yes

Luminant

Yes (14)

Blast resistance

0

Tool

Any tool

Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

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Colored torches are torches colored by chloride, available in blue, red, purple, and green.

Obtaining[edit]

Loot[edit]

From block loot[edit]

Colored torches break instantly and drop itself when broken using anything. The tool does not take any damage.[needs in-game testing]

Colored torches are also broken if pushed by a piston.[needs in-game testing]

Namespaced IDSourceDefault
HardcodedRed Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedGreen Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedBlue Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedPurple Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedRed Wall Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedGreen Wall Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedBlue Wall Torch1 (100%)
HardcodedPurple Wall Torch1 (100%)

Recipes[edit]

From crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Cerium Chloride or
Mercuric Chloride or
Potassium Chloride or
Tungsten Chloride +
Torch

Cerium Chloride: Blue
Mercuric Chloride: Red
Potassium Chloride: Purple
Tungsten Chloride: Green
[Bedrock and Education editions only]

Usage[edit]

Torches can be placed on the top or the sides of most solid blocks, although some require sneaking (see placement for exceptions). Being non-solid, torches have no collision box.

Gravity-affected blocks like sand and gravel do not fall if the block below them has a torch on it, and break when falling onto a torch.

Block loot[edit]

Light[edit]

Torches emit a light level of 14. Torches also melt snow layers within 2 blocks and ice within 3 blocks (taxicab distance). Colored torches emit normal light, not colored light.

Placement[edit]

In general, torches can be placed only on solid, opaque, full blocks; exceptions are listed below.

Block name Torch placeable
Slab Top of top-half slabs
Fence Top only
Cobblestone Wall Top only
Glass Yes
Stained Glass Yes
Hopper Top only
Snow Top of 8-layer thick snow
Soul Sand Yes
Piston Yes
Monster Spawner Yes

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

NameNamespaced IDNumeric IDTranslation key
Red and green torchcolored_torch_rg 202?
Blue and purple torchcolored_torch_bp 204?

Block data[edit]

Colored torches have the following data values:

Colored Torch Red/Green

DV Description
0 Red Torch
1 Green Torch

Colored Torch Blue/Purple

DV Description
0 Blue Torch
1 Purple Torch

Block states[edit]

Name Default value Allowed values Description
color_bit00
1
What color the torch is.
For rg 0 is red and 1 is green.
For bp 0 is blue and 1 is purple.
torch_facing_directiontopeast
north
south
top
unknown
west
The direction the top of the torch is facing.

History[edit]

Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta 1.2.20.1Purple Torch.png Blue Torch.png Green Torch.png Red Torch.png Added colored torches.
Education Edition
1.0.27Purple Torch.png Blue Torch.png Green Torch.png Red Torch.png Added colored torches.

See also[edit]