Bottle o' Enchanting

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Bottle o' Enchanting
Bottle o' Enchanting.png






Yes (64)

Internal ID

JE: 17
BE: 68

Network ID

JE: 75

Entity ID



Thrown: 3-11

First appearances

See history

Data value

dec: 384 hex: 180 bin: 110000000



A bottle o' enchanting is an item which can be used to spawn experience orbs when thrown.



Villager clerics will sell bottles o' enchanting for 3–11 emeralds as a fourth tier trade.

Natural generation[edit]

In 1.13[upcoming] bottles o' enchanting can be found in 14.1% of shipwreck treasure chests in stacks of 1.

In Bedrock Edition 1.3[upcoming] they can be found in 11.8% of buried treasure chests in stacks of 1.


A bottle o' enchanting can be thrown by pressing use. On impact it will drop experience orbs worth 3–11 experience points.

Data values[edit]

See also: Chunk format

Thrown bottles o' enchanting have entity data which define various properties of the entity. Their entity ID is xp_bottle.



Official release
1.2.1 12w04a Added bottles o' enchanting. They could only be obtained in creative mode.
1.3.1 12w21a With the implementation of the trading system, the player could trade with priest villagers to obtain 2–4 bottles o' enchanting for 1 emerald.
1.8 14w02a With the trading revamp, villagers no longer sold bottles o' enchanting, making them again unobtainable in regular Survival.
14w31a Cleric villagers now sell bottles o' enchanting for 3–11 emeralds each, making them renewable again.
1.11 16w32a The entity ID is changed from ThrownExpBottle to xp_bottle.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.13 18w11a Bottles o' enchanting can now generate in shipwreck chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1 build 1 Added bottles o' enchanting. Due to the lack of trading, bottles o' enchanting are only available in creative mode, similar to 12w04a when it was first released.
Pocket Edition
1.0.4 build 1 With villager trading added, it is possible to obtain bottles o' enchanting legitimately.
1.1 build 1 The entity ID is changed from potion.experience to xp_bottle.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.14 build 1 Bottles o' enchanting can now be found inside shipwreck and buried treasure chests.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU11.0Patch 1Added bottles o' enchanting.


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