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Melon slices can be obtained by breaking (harvesting) melons using any tool or by hand. Axes, followed by swords, are the fastest tools for harvesting melons. A melon will drop 3–7 melon slices, when broken; by hand, using a tool, or after being broken by the movement of a piston, with an average of 4.64 slices per melon.
Breaking a melon with a tool enchanted with Fortune will increase the potential number of drops by 1 slice per level, up to a maximum of 9 slices.
Eating a melon slice restores 2 () points of hunger and 1.2 points of hunger saturation.
|Glistering Melon Slice||Gold Nugget +
|Melon Seeds||Melon Slice|
Placing a melon slice into a composter has a 50% chance of raising the compost level by 1.
|Item||Namespaced ID||Numeric ID|
|Icon||Advancement||In-game description||Parent||Actual requirements (if different)||Internal ID|
|Husbandry||The world is full of friends and food||—||Eat anything that can be eaten.|
|A Balanced Diet||Eat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for you||A Seedy Place||Eat each of these 38 foods. Other foods are ignored for the advancement.|
|Java Edition Beta|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4||Melons are now used in the crafting recipe of glistering melons.|
|1.3.1||12w21a||Melons can now be bought from farmer villagers, at 5–8 melon slices for 1 emerald.|
|1.7.2||13w37a||Block ID 105, melon stem, is removed from the |
|1.8||14w02a||Villagers no longer sell melons. They now buy melon blocks.|
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 360.|
|18w20b||Renamed "melon" to "melon slice".|
|ID is changed from |
|1.14||18w43a||Changed the texture of melon slices.|
|19w03a||Placing a melon slice into the new composter has a 20% chance of raising the compost level by 1.|
|19w05a||Melon slices now have a 50% chance of increasing the compost level in a composter by 1.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.5.0||Added melons. Melons restore 2 each, rather than 2 ().|
|0.12.1||build 1||Melons now restores hunger instead of health.|
|Melons can no longer be obtained from nether reactors.|
|1.1.0||alpha 184.108.40.206||Breaking a melon block with shears now always yields 9 melons.|
|1.10.0||beta 220.127.116.11||Changed the texture of melon slices.|
|1.11.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Melon slices can now be used to fill up composters.|
|beta 22.214.171.124||Melon slices can now be sold to farmer villagers.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU5||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added melons.|