Paper

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Paper
Paper.png

Type

Items

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 339 hex: 153 bin: 101010011

Name

paper

Paper is an item crafted from sugar cane.

Obtaining[edit]

Natural generation[edit]

Paper can be found in 55.5% of shipwreck supply chests in stacks of 1–12, in 89.4% of shipwreck map chests in stacks of 1–10, and in 89.2% of stronghold library chests in stacks of 2–7. In 1.14[upcoming] they can be found in 49.4% of shipwreck supply chests in stacks of 1–12, and in 61.2% of village cartographer chests in stacks of 1–5.

In Bedrock Edition they can be found 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 Thing or
Banner Pattern Skull or
Banner Pattern Creeper or
Banner Pattern Flower
Paper + Chosen Design Item


















Book Paper +
Leather












Empty Locator Map Paper +
Compass











When you first create 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 you travel around the inside borders of it.

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 Paper +
Gunpowder
When crafted this way (without a firework star), the rocket will have no explosion effects.
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.
Map
(zoomed out)
Paper +
Map











The output will be a zoomed-out version of the input map.

Anvil usage[edit]

Name Ingredients Anvil usage Description
Map or Locator Map (zoomed out) Map or Locator Map +
Paper
Map PE Zoom.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.

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.11 Added paper, which can be used to craft books.
Java Edition Beta
1.6 ?Paper can now be used to craft maps.
1.8 Pre-release Paper can now be found in the new stronghold library chests.
Java Edition
1.3.1 12w21a Paper can now be sold to librarian villagers, at 24–35 paper for 1 emerald.
1.4.2 12w34a Paper 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.
1.8 14w02a Trading has been changed: librarian villagers will now buy 24–46 paper for 1 emerald.
1.9 15w43a The average yield of paper from stronghold library chests has more than doubled.
1.11 16w39a Added cartographer villagers, which will buy paper as their tier 1 trade.
1.13 17w47a Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 339.
18w11a Paper will now generate in the chests of some shipwrecks.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0 Added paper, which can be used to craft books.
0.14.0 build 1 Paper 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 ?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.
1.0.4 alpha 1.0.4.0 Librarian villagers will now buy 24–46 paper for 1 emerald.
1.1 alpha 1.1.0.3 Added cartographer villagers, which will buy paper as their tier 1 trade.
Bedrock Edition
1.2 beta 1.2.0.2 Paper can now be used to craft firework rockets.
Bedrock Edition
1.4 beta 1.2.14.2 Paper can now be found inside chests of some shipwrecks.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU11.0Patch 1Added paper.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0 Added Paper.

Issues[edit]

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