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In-game name Gunpowder
Item ID 289
Type Raw Materials
Stackable Yes (64)

Gunpowder, also known as Sulphur, is a brewing and crafting ingredient item in Minecraft. It is obtained from Creepers and Ghasts when they die. It can also be found in Dungeon Chests. Gunpowder(x5), when crafted with 4 Sand, can make make TNT. When combined with Blaze Powder and Coal, it makes 3 Fire Charges. In brewing, it makes Splash Potions, which can be used as weapons or as buffs for other creatures.

How to obtain


When combined with any potion with Gunpowder, it will turn into a Splash Potion.

Raw Materials
Base Blaze RodCharcoalClay (Item)CoalCocoa BeanDiamondEggEmeraldFlintGlowstone DustGold NuggetGunpowderInk SacLapis LazuliLeatherNether QuartzNether StarPrismarine CrystalPrismarine ShardRabbit's FootRabbit HideSeedsStringSugar Cane
Crafted Bone MealBookBowlBrick (Item)CharcoalDyeGold IngotNether Brick (Item)StickSugarWheat