stick Minecraft Item

Minecraft Item

A Stick is an extremely useful (and easily crafted) item used in many crafting recipes. The main purpose of the stick is to make tools , but it can be used to make other items as well, such as a Fence or Sign . Sticks are very valuable, as they are used to craft most tools, weapons, utilities, etc. To craft, place 2 Wooden Planks over in a 2x2 or 3x3 grid.

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Type Raw Material
Stackable? Yes
Data Values Hex: 118 Dec: 280


Sticks are used primarily as the handles for tools, torches , and weapons . They can also be used as the shaft of arrows , the post for signs, or the ties of rails . Sticks are the only building material required to craft a fence or ladder .


  • Some people say that sticks are the most important item in Minecraft, as they are used to craft a large amount of essential items, whereas others believe wood is the most important, because without wood there couldn't be sticks.

As a Crafting Ingredient

  • Note that the type of Wood Planks you put in the Crafting Table to make Fences and Fence Gates it will be the color of the variant of the wood you used. Also, you can't mix colors.
  • Also, you can't mix colors.
  • Sticks are also used as the handle of most Tools and Weapons .

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