Empty: Yes (16), except in furnace fuel slot
dec: 3250 hex: 1450 bin: 1010001010
BUCKET TO THE RESCUE! Three iron ingots and a crafting table later, and you’ve got yourself the perfect vessel for transporting any liquid or wet fish that your heart desires. And I know how much your heart desires wet fish.
|— Duncan Geere|
Empty buckets can be used to "pick up" a water or lava source block by pressing use item on a block of the relevant type. Similarly one can press use when looking at a cow or a mooshroom to fill a bucket with milk. Empty buckets can also be used to collect fish in buckets.[Legacy Console, and Bedrock editions only]
A bucket filled with a source block can then be used to place its source block contents in the empty block next to the side of the block the player is currently looking at, or replacing the block looked at for some replaceable blocks.
A bucket full of milk can only be emptied by drinking it or by using it in crafting a recipe (like cake).
Placing an empty bucket in the fuel slot when smelting wet sponge in furnaces will fill it with water after the process.
An empty bucket can be used to empty a cauldron with water, filling the bucket with water.
An empty bucket can be used to empty a cauldron with lava, filling the bucket with lava.
In Bedrock Edition, buckets use data values to determine contents. Once used, each data value is set to 0 (Empty Bucket). If no data value is provided, the data value is 0.
|Bucket of Cod||2|
|Bucket of Salmon||3|
|Bucket of Tropical Fish||4|
|Bucket of Pufferfish||5|
|Java Edition Infdev|
|June 15, 2010||Added buckets, they can pick up only water and lava.|
|June 25, 2010, 2||Buckets can now be found in the new dungeon chests.|
|Java Edition Alpha|
|v1.0.11||Cows are now milkable, using buckets.|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease||Added mooshrooms, which can be milked like normal cows.|
|Beta 1.9 Prerelease 5||In creative mode, buckets will now remain empty when used to pick up water and lava.|
|1.2.1||12w06a||Buckets are now renewable.|
|1.3.1||12w21a||Buckets are now stackable up to 16.|
|12w22a||Smelting in a furnace with a lava bucket will now leave an empty bucket for the player to retrieve.|
|1.8||14w25a||An empty bucket in the fuel slot will now fill and become a water bucket after a wet sponge is dried. This happens for empty buckets placed by the player while the furnace is still smelting, and for empty buckets left by lava buckets.|
|Stacked buckets in the fuel slot will now become a single water bucket.|
|14w26a||The player can only now place one bucket in the fuel slot, which fixes the bug above.|
|1.9||15w44a||A full cauldron can now be emptied with a bucket, filling the bucket with water.|
|The average yield of buckets from dungeon chests has now been substantially decreased.|
|15w46a||Buckets will now replace single snow layers when used on the top, instead of placing the water or lava in the air above the snow layer.|
|15w50a||Added sounds for buckets: |
|1.11||16w39a||Buckets are now found in the new woodland mansion chests.|
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 325.|
|18w08b||Added fish buckets, which turn into regular buckets when used.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|?||Filled buckets will now no longer stack.|
|?||Empty buckets will now no longer allow liquid sources to be targeted and broken like blocks.|
|?||The stack limit for empty buckets has now been changed from 64 to 16.|
|0.14.0||build 1||A full cauldron can now be emptied with a bucket, filling the bucket with water.|
|0.16.0||build 1||Added sounds when using buckets.|
|An empty bucket in the fuel slot will now fill and become a water bucket after a wet sponge is dried. This happens for empty buckets placed by the player while the furnace is still smelting, and for empty buckets left by lava buckets.|
|1.1.0||alpha 18.104.22.168||Buckets will now generate in woodland mansion chests.|
|1.4.0||beta 22.214.171.124||Added fish buckets, which turn into regular buckets when used.|
|Empty buckets can now be used to catch fish.|
|1.9.0||beta 126.96.36.199||Cauldrons filled with lava can now be emptied by using a bucket, filling it with lava.|
|Upcoming Bedrock Edition|
|1.11.0||beta 188.8.131.52||Buckets can now be found in savanna village house chests.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added buckets.|
|TU9||Buckets are now stackable up to 16.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|