Colored Torch

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

Yes

Luminance

Yes (14)

Blast resistance

?

Tool

Any tool

Renewable

No

Stackable

Yes (64)

Flammable

?

Catches fire from lava

?

Drops

Itself

Data value

dec: See Data values hex: 0 bin: 0

Namespaced ID

See Data values

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

Obtaining[edit]

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

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

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 will require sneaking (see placement for exceptions). Being non-solid, torches have no collision box.

Gravity affected blocks like sand and gravel will not fall if the block below them has a torch on it, and will break if they fall onto a torch.

Light[edit]

Torches give off a light level of 14. Torches also melt snow layers within 2 blocks and ice within 3 blocks (taxicab distance). Although the colored torch is colored, it does not emit colored light.

Placement[edit]

In general, torches can only be placed 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]

Bedrock Edition:

Block Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Red/Green Torch colored_torch_rg 202
Blue/Purple Torch colored_torch_bp 204

Block data[edit]

In Bedrock and Education Edition, colored torch has 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

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]