Prismarine Crystals

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Prismarine Crystals
Prismarine Crystals.png

Raw materials






Yes (64)

Data values

dec: 422 hex: 1A6 bin: 110100110

Namespaced ID

See § Data values

Prismarine crystals are crystals used to craft sea lanterns.



Guardians and elder guardians have a 40% chance and 13 chance, respectively, of dropping a prismarine crystal upon death. The maximum drop count is increased by one per level of Looting.

Sea lanterns[edit]

Prismarine crystals are dropped by sea lanterns when not using a Silk Touch tool. They drop 2-3 crystals each time, which can be increased to a maximum of 5 using the Fortune enchantment.

Natural generation[edit]

Prismarine crystals can be found in 53.1% of buried treasure chests in stacks of 1–5.

In Bedrock Edition they can be found in 18.9% of buried treasure chests in stacks of 1–5.


Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Sea Lantern Prismarine Shard +
Prismarine Crystals

Sea Lantern

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Namespaced ID
Prismarine Crystals prismarine_crystals

Bedrock Edition:

Item Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Prismarine Crystals prismarinecrystals 422


Java Edition
1.814w25aPrismarine Crystals Revision 1.png Added prismarine crystals.
1.915w43aThe chance of guardians and elder guardians dropping prismarine crystals upon death has now been increased, from 33% to 40%.
15w43bThe chance of elder guardians dropping crystals upon death back to 33% has been reverted. However, the chance for guardians to drop them is still 40%.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 410.
18w10aPrismarine crystals now generate in buried treasure chests.
1.1418w43aPrismarine Crystals.png The texture of prismarine crystals has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.16.0build 1Prismarine Crystals Revision 1.png Added prismarine crystals.
Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta crystals can now be found inside buried treasure chests.
Legacy Console Edition
TU31CU191.22Patch 3Prismarine Crystals Revision 1.png Added prismarine crystals.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
1.3.12Prismarine Crystals Revision 1.png Added prismarine crystals.


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