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This page describes an education-related feature.
This feature is available only in Education Edition or when enabling the "Education Edition" option in Bedrock Edition.
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This feature is exclusive to Bedrock Edition and Education Edition.

A sparkler is a chemistry-related item that emits particles when lit. Sparklers are available in orange, blue, red, purple, and green colors.


Crafting Recipe[edit]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Chloride +
Magnesium +

Calcium Chloride: Orange
Cerium Chloride: Blue
Mercuric Chloride: Red
Potassium Chloride: Purple
Tungsten Chloride: Green
[Bedrock and Education editions only]


Using a sparkler ignites it, causing its texture to change. When lit, the sparkler emits colored particles; the durability meter depletes while the sparkler is burning. Sparklers are one of the few items that can be held in the off-hand in Bedrock Edition. Unlit sparklers have normal lighting like a torch, while lit sparklers appear to glow when held in the player's hand, similarly to glow sticks.

When the player uses another item while a sparkler is lit, or holds the sparkler in the off-hand, the sparkler's durability stops depleting.

If the player has a lit sparkler in their inventory and goes into the water, the sparkler is destroyed immediately. It, however, doesn't get destroyed if dropped in water. It also cannot float.

Despite having durability, sparklers cannot be enchanted with Unbreaking or Mending.

Data values[edit]


NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key


Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta Sparkler BE1.png Blue Sparkler BE1.png Red Sparkler BE1.png Purple Sparkler BE1.png Green Sparkler BE1.png Added sparklers.
Education Edition
1.0.27Orange Sparkler BE1.png Blue Sparkler BE1.png Red Sparkler BE1.png Purple Sparkler BE1.png Green Sparkler BE1.png Added sparklers.


Issues relating to "Sparkler" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.


  • The formula for sparkler roughly works in real life. Magnesium itself burns white in air, while the metal salts add color to the flame.