Bone

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Bone
Bone.png

Type

Raw materials

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearances

See history

Data value

dec: 352 hex: 160 bin: 101100000

Name

bone

Bones are items primarily obtained as drops from skeletons and their variants.

Obtaining[edit]

Natural generation[edit]

Bones can be found in 28.7% of desert temple chests and 69.3% of jungle temple chests in stacks of 4–6, and in 57.8% of dungeon chests, 59.0% of desert temple chests, and 57.8% of woodland mansion chests, all in stacks of 1–8. In 1.14[upcoming] they can be found in 61.9% of jungle temple chests in stacks of 4–6.

In Bedrock Edition they can be found in 69.2% of jungle temple chests in stacks of 4–6. In Bedrock Edition 1.8[upcoming] they can be found in 61.8% of jungle temple chests in stacks of 4–6.

Mobs[edit]

Skeletons, wither skeletons, skeleton horses, and strays may drop 0–2 bones upon death.

Fishing[edit]

Bones can also be obtained by fishing as part of the junk category. The best chance of catching a bone is achieved without the Luck of the Sea enchantment, yielding a 1.1% chance.

Usage[edit]

Wolves[edit]

Using a bone on a wild wolf has a 13 chance of taming it. Bones cannot tame a hostile wolf or a wolf that has already been tamed. However, bones can be used to attract the attention of the tamed ones.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Bone Meal Bone

Achievements[edit]

Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Availability Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Xbox PS Bedrock Nintendo

Leader Of The PackBefriend five Wolves.This does not have to be in a single game, so multiple games or reloading old saves does count toward this achievement.Xbox OneYesYesWii U, Switch20GSilver
Xbox 360Alt30G

Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
Advancement-plain-raw.png
Best Friends ForeverTame an animalHusbandryTame one of the 5 types of mob that are tamable.[until 1.14]
Tame one of the 5 types of mob that are tamable.[upcoming 1.14]
minecraft:husbandry/tame_an_animal

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Java Edition Beta
1.2 Added bones, which can be crafted into bone meal.
1.4 Bones can now be used to tame wolves.
Java Edition
1.3.1 12w21a Bones can now be found within desert temples, allowing bones to be obtainable on Peaceful difficulty.
1.4.2 12w36a Added the wither skeleton, which has a chance to drop bones when killed.
1.6.1 13w16a Added skeleton horses, which drop bones when killed.
1.7.2 13w36a Bones can now be more easily obtained in Peaceful difficulty by fishing. Although, they are considered a "junk" item.
1.9 15w44a The average yield of bones in desert temples has been slightly decreased.
Bones can now be found in dungeon chests.
1.10 16w20a Added strays, which will drop bones when killed.
1.11 16w39a Bones can now found in the new woodland mansion chests.
1.13 17w47a Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 352.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.3 Added bones to Survival mode. They can be used to craft bone meal.
0.9.0 build 1 Added bones to Creative mode.
0.11.0 build 1 Bones can be more easily obtained in Peaceful difficulty by fishing. Although, they are considered a "junk" item.
0.12.1 build 1 Added wither skeletons, which have a chance to drop bones when killed.
0.13.0 build 1 Bones can now be found inside of the desert temple hidden chest room.
0.15.0 build 1 Added the stray and skeleton horses, which will drop bones when killed.
Bones can now be found in jungle temple chests.
Pocket Edition
1.1 alpha 1.1.0.0 Bone now can be found inside woodland mansion chests.
Bedrock Edition
1.4 beta 1.2.14.2 Bones now drop from fish mobs.
1.7 beta 1.7.0.2 Bones no longer drop from Fish mobs.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.00Patch 1Added bones.
TU19CU71.12Added wither skeletons, which have a chance to drop bones when killed.
TU31CU191.22Patch 3Bones can now be obtained from fishing.
TU46CU361.38Patch 15Added strays and skeleton horses, which will drop bones when killed.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Bone" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[edit]

See also[edit]