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Firework Star
Firework Star.png

















Type

Manufactured items‎

Durability

0 (Data)

Renewable

Trail Effect: No
All Others: Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 402 hex: 192 bin: 110010010

Name

firework_charge[until 1.13]
firework_star[upcoming 1.13]

Firework stars are items used to determine the color, effect and shape of firework rockets.

Obtaining[edit]

Firework stars are only obtainable through crafting, but can also be found in the creative inventory.

Crafting[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Gunpowder +
Matching Dye +
Extra ingredients (optional)
















































Up to eight dyes can be added.
Up to one of any head, a gold nugget, a feather, or a fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Matching Firework Star +
Any Dye

























































Adds a "fade to color" effect to the firework star, overwriting any existing fades.
Up to eight dyes can be added.

Usage[edit]

The only usage of firework stars is to create fireworks.

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
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.

Effects[edit]

Shape effects[edit]

A firework can only have one shape effect for each firework star used in the recipe.

Shape Effects
Type Ingredient Effect Sample image
0 None Small ball explosion (default) Fireworks small ball.png
1
Fire Charge
Large Ball explosion Firework Large Ball.png
2
Gold Nugget
Star-Shaped explosion Firework Star Shape.png
3
Head
(any)
Creeper-Shaped (Creeper Face explosion) Creeper firework.png
4
Feather
Burst explosion Firework Burst.png

Additional effects[edit]

In addition to the shape effects, you may add either or both of these additional effects.

Additional Effects
Ingredient Effect Sample image

Glowstone Dust
Twinkle (Crackle effect after the explosion) Firework Twinkle Effect.png

Diamond
Trail effect after the explosion Firework Trail Effect.png

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Official release
1.4.6 12w49a Added firework stars.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.13 17w47a The ID has been changed from firework_charge to firework_star.
Bedrock Edition
1.2 build 1 Added firework stars.
Legacy Console Edition
TU19 CU7 1.12 Patch 1 Added firework stars.
TU46 CU36 1.38 Patch 15 Updated crafting interface to allow crafting Firework Stars and Fireworks.

Trivia[edit]

  • Going by descriptions, there are 29 quintillion (2.9*1019) unique firework stars (plus 1 if you count the blank one in creative mode) and 19 quadragintillion (1.9*10136) unique firework rockets (plus 3 if you count ones made with blank stars), but going by their visual effects, there are only 2.1 trillion (2.1*1012) distinct firework stars and 39 sesvigintillion (3.9*1082) distinct firework rockets.


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