Paper

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Paper
Paper.png
Type

Manufactured items‎

Rarity

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 339 hex: 153 bin: 101010011

Namespaced ID

paper

Paper is an item crafted from sugar cane.

Obtaining[edit]

Natural generation[edit]

Paper can be found in 49.4% of shipwreck supply chests in stacks of 1–12, in 89.4% of shipwreck map chests in stacks of 1–10, in 89.2% of stronghold library chests in stacks of 2–7, and in 61.2% of village cartographer chests in stacks of 1–5.

In Bedrock Edition they can be found in 54.4% of shipwreck supply chests in stacks of 1–12, and in 88.3% of stronghold library chests in stacks of 2–7.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Sugar Cane

3

Usage[edit]

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Banner Pattern Field Masoned or
Banner Pattern Bordure Indented
Paper + Chosen Design Item


[Bedrock and PlayStation 4 editions only]
Banner Pattern Thing or
Banner Pattern Skull or
Banner Pattern Creeper or
Banner Pattern Flower
Paper + Chosen Design Item


Book Paper +
Leather


Cartography Table Paper +
Any Planks

Empty Locator Map Paper +
Compass

When the player first creates a map, it is blank. Hold the empty map and press use item to transform the empty map into a map item which gradually begins filling with information as that player travels within its borders.

This variation is called an "empty locator map"‌[Bedrock Edition only] or "empty map"‌[Java and Legacy Console editions only]

Empty Map Paper

[Bedrock Edition only]

Maps crafted without a compass will not show location markers. Markers can be added later by combining the map with a compass on an anvil or crafting table. This variation is called an "empty map".

Firework Rocket Any Firework Star +
Paper +
Gunpowder
Adding more gunpowder increases the duration of the rocket. Up to three gunpowder can be used. Up to five firework stars can also be used with three gunpowder. Up to seven firework stars can be used by using firework stars instead of additional gunpowder. All firework stars will go off simultaneously when the rocket detonates.
Firework Rocket Paper +
Gunpowder
When crafted this way (without a firework star), the rocket will have no explosion effects.

Anvil usage[edit]

Name Ingredients Anvil usage Description
Map or Locator Map (zoomed out) Map or Locator Map +
Paper
Map Zoom BE.png Bedrock Edition only.

When 8 sheets of paper are supplied, the output will be a zoomed-out version of the input map.

Trading[edit]

Librarian and cartographer villagers will buy 24–36 paper for an emerald, as part of their tier 1 trades.‌[Legacy Console Edition only]

Novice-level librarian and cartographer villagers will buy 24 paper for an emerald as part of their trades.‌[Bedrock Edition only]

Novice-level cartographer villagers will always buy 24 paper for an emerald, while novice-level librarians have a 23 chance of offering the same trade.‌[Java Edition only]

History[edit]

Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.11Added paper, which can be used to craft books.
Java Edition Beta
1.6?Paper can now be used to craft maps.
1.8Pre-releasePaper can now be found in the new stronghold library chests.
Java Edition
1.3.112w21aPaper can now be sold to librarian villagers, at 24–35 paper for 1 emerald.
1.4.212w34aPaper can now be used to craft an empty map.
Maps will start out at their closest zoom level and can be extended by adding more paper.
1.4.6?Paper can now be used to craft firework rockets.
1.814w02aTrading has been changed: librarian villagers will now buy 24–46 paper for 1 emerald.
1.915w43aThe average yield of paper from stronghold library chests has more than doubled.
1.1116w39aAdded cartographer villagers, which will buy paper as their tier 1 trade.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 339.
18w11aPaper will now generate in the chests of some shipwrecks.
1.1418w43aPaper can now be used to craft banner patterns.
19w02aPaper can now be used to craft a cartography table.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0Added paper, which can be used to craft books.
0.14.0build 1Paper can now be used to craft empty maps and empty locator maps.
Paper can now be used to zoom in maps, using anvils.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0?The Windows 10 Edition can now use the anvil, as well as the crafting table, to zoom in maps, just as Pocket Edition in general can.
1.0.4alpha 1.0.4.0Librarian villagers will now buy 24–36 paper for 1 emerald.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.3Added cartographer villagers, which will buy 24–36 paper as their tier 1 trade.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Paper can now be used to craft firework rockets.
1.4.0beta 1.2.14.2Paper can now be found inside chests of some shipwrecks.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Paper can now be found in cartographer house chests in villages.
Paper can now be used to craft banner patterns and cartography tables.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.4Librarian and Cartographer villager now buy 24 paper for an emerald.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.0Patch 1Added paper.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Added paper.

Issues[edit]

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