Ender Pearl

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Ender Pearl
Ender Pearl.png
Type

Raw materials

Rarity

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (16)

Internal ID

JE: 14
BE: 87

Network ID

JE: 65

Entity ID

ender_pearl

Data value

dec: 368 hex: 170 bin: 101110000

Namespaced ID

ender_pearl

An ender pearl is a smooth, green item which is used to teleport and make the eye of ender.

Obtaining[edit]

Endermen[edit]

Endermen drop 0–1 ender pearls when killed. The maximum amount is increased by 1 per level of Looting, with a maximum of 0-4 with Looting III.

Natural generation[edit]

Ender pearls can be found in 23.3% of stronghold altar chests in stacks of 1.

In Bedrock Edition they can be found in 22.6% of stronghold altar chests in stacks of 1.

A trapped chest always containing 2 ender pearls can be found in the "fake end portal" room of woodland mansions.

Trading[edit]

Villager clerics will sell ender pearls for 4–7 emeralds per pearl as one of their tier 3 .‌[Legacy Console Edition only]

Expert-level Cleric villagers sell one ender pearl for 5 emeralds.‌[Bedrock Edition only]

Expert-level Cleric villagers have a 23 chance to sell an ender pearl for 5 emeralds.‌[Java Edition only]

Usage[edit]

Ender pearls can be thrown by pressing use. After it is thrown, the ender Pearl is consumed, and the player character will teleport to where it lands. Using an ender pearl will deal 5 (Heart.svgHeart.svgHalf Heart.svg) damage to the user. Wearing armor enchanted with Protection and/or Feather Falling reduces the damage taken from the ender pearl. With enough protection and enough pearls, one could travel a long distance very quickly. Ender pearls function in Creative mode.

Ender pearls can travel about 30 blocks when thrown straight up and about 50 blocks forward when thrown at a 40° angle.

Ender pearls collide with tripwire, cobwebs, vines, grass, dead bushes, ferns, flowers, all sapling types, all mushrooms types, all minecart types, boats, nether portals, and end portals.

Ender pearls which fall into the void do not trigger the player to teleport and will despawn.

Ender pearls have a cooldown of one second before they can be used again. The cooldown is shown by a white overlay on the ender pearl in the hotbar which shrinks before the player is able to use it again.

Ender pearls can be thrown into End gateways to reach the outer islands of the End.

Ender pearls can be thrown into Exit portal to reach the place you last rested.

Spawning endermites[edit]

Ender pearls have a 5% chance to spawn endermites when thrown.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Eye of Ender Blaze Powder +
Ender Pearl


Data values[edit]

Thrown ender pearls have entity data which define various properties of the entity.

Achievements[edit]

Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Availability Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Xbox PS Bedrock Nintendo
Beam Me UpTeleport over 100 meters from a single throw of an ender pearlYesYesYesYes20GSilver

Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
Advancement-plain-raw.png Remote GetawayEscape the islandFree the EndThrow an ender pearl through or walk into an End gateway.minecraft:end/enter_end_gateway

History[edit]

Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseEnder Pearl Revision 1.png Added ender pearls along with endermen. Ender pearls have no use, but can stack up to 64.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 PrereleaseEnder pearls are now less commonly found near bodies of water since endermen now teleport away when in contact with water. Before this version, endermen didn't attempt to teleport and were damaged/killed from water much more frequently, causing numerous ender pearls to occur around bodies of water.
Later, on a suggestion from Reddit user isJesus, Notch implemented the teleporting feature for ender pearls.[1][2][3]
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2Added teleporting feature to ender pearl.
Using an ender pearl to teleport resulted in being kicked from servers for "hacking". This is due to a check triggering that was supposed to prevent modified clients from moving too quickly.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3Ender pearls are now used to craft eyes of ender.
Ender pearls can now be found in the new stronghold altar chests.
1.814w02aAs part of the revamp of the trading system, cleric villagers would buy ender pearls.
14w03aVillager clerics would no longer buy ender pearls.
14w11bEnder pearls have a 5% chance to spawn endermites when used.
1.915w31aEnder pearls can be thrown in Creative mode.
15w34cEnder pearls now have a cooldown after using.
15w41aVillager clerics now sell ender pearls for 4–7 emeralds, as one of their tier III trades.
1.1016w21aCan now teleport riders off their mounts.
1.1116w32aThe entity ID is changed from ThrownEnderpearl to ender_pearl.
16w39aEnder pearls can now be found in woodland mansions' chests.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 368.
1.1418w43aEnder pearl TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of ender pearls.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.14.0build 1Ender Pearl Revision 1.pngAdded ender pearls. While fully implemented, they have no assigned ID and are currently unobtainable in-game.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Ender pearls are now obtainable in-game.
Ender pearls can now be used to craft eyes of ender.
alpha 1.0.0.0Ender pearls now require a 1-second cooldown.
alpha 1.0.0.1Ender pearl cooldown now has an animation.
1.0.4alpha 1.0.4.0Ender pearls can now be bought from cleric villagers for 4-7 emeralds.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Ender pearls can now be found in woodland mansions' chests.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Ender pearl TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of ender pearls.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.4Trading has changed, Expert-level cleric villagers now sell an ender pearl for 5 emeralds as part of their trade.
Legacy Console Edition
TU5CU11.0Patch 1Ender Pearl Revision 1.png Added ender pearls.
TU7Added teleporting feature to ender pearls.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
1.7.10Ender Pearl Revision 1.png Added ender pearls.

Issues[edit]

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

Trivia[edit]

  • Ender pearls can be used to teleport/move through non-solid blocks by pressing against the blocks and using the ender pearl at the player's feet until the player goes through.[4]
  • It is possible to spawn a thrown ender pearl using commands, but it does not teleport. This will only display the ender pearl sprite and disappear instantly.
  • If the player throws an ender pearl and then dies before impact, the pearl disappears and the player is not teleported.
  • If the player throws an ender pearl in survival mode and changes to creative mode before the pearl lands, the player is still teleported.
  • The player is teleported if they throw an ender pearl and enter the Nether before it lands. The pearl is not lost if an Ender Pearl is thrown into a nether portal and the player travels through the portal, the pearl will appear and land and teleport the player as if you had just thrown it.
  • If multiple ender pearls are thrown in succession, the player can only be hurt once from fall damage within about a one second span.
  • If a player dies from ender pearl teleportation, the death message will say: "<player> hit the ground too hard".
  • Ender pearls have a small cone of fire; if you throw them straight up, they will not all follow the same path.

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