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For the feature in Minecraft Dungeons, see MCD:Apple.
Apple
Apple JE3 BE3.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Restores

4 (🍗🍗)

Apples are food items that can be eaten by the player.

Obtaining[]

Block loot[]

Oak and dark oak leaves have 0.5% (1200) chance of dropping an apple when decayed or broken, but not if burned. Breaking leaves with a tool enchanted with the Fortune enchantment increases the chances of dropping an apple: 0.556% (1180) with Fortune I, 0.625% (1160) with Fortune II, and 0.833% (1120) with Fortune III.

Chest loot[]

Item Structure Container Quantity Chance
Java Edition
Apple Bonus chest Chest 1–2 83.8%
Igloo Chest 1–3 70.4%
Stronghold Altar chest 1–3 33.5%
Storeroom chest 1–3 47.5%
Village Plains house chest 1–5 74.2%
Weaponsmith's chest 1–3 59.8%
Bedrock Edition
Apple Bonus chest Chest 1–2 100%
Igloo Chest 1–3 70.4%
Stronghold Altar chest 1–3 32.5%
Storeroom chest 1–3 40%
Village Plains house chest 1–5 74.2%
Weaponsmith's chest 1–3 59.8%

Trading[]

Apprentice-level farmer villagers have a 50% (12)‌[Bedrock Edition only] or 66.7% (23)‌[Java Edition only] chance of selling 4 apples as part of their trades.

Usage[]

To eat an apple, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 4 (🍗🍗) hunger and 2.4 saturation.

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Golden Apple Gold Ingot +
Apple

Composting[]

Placing an apple into a composter has a 65% (1320) chance of raising the compost level by 1.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Eating?Eating one single foodentity.generic.eatsubtitles.entity.generic.eat???
Burp?Eating a singular foodentity.generic.burpsubtitles.entity.generic.burp???

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
AppleappleItemitem.minecraft.apple

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Appleapple260Itemitem.apple.name

Advancements[]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Resource location
Advancement-plain-raw.pngHusbandry
The world is full of friends and food Consume anything that can be consumed.husbandry/root
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Balanced Diet
Eat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for you A Seedy PlaceEat each of these 40 foods: Other foods, if any, can be eaten, but are ignored for this advancement.husbandry/balanced_diet

History[]

Java Edition Indev
0.3120091231-2Apple JE1 BE1.png Added apples.
Apples are currently non-functional in this version.
20100110Apples are now functional and are edible, restoring 2 hearts. They are intended to replace mushrooms, which were previously edible.
20100206Apples now use the texture of golden helmets.[1]
Java Edition Infdev
February 23, 2010At the bottom of a crafting guide they made, a player named JTE jokingly indicated that Notch dropped an apple when killed, and that apples could be crafted into something called a "golden apple" – this was a joke on the fact that apples were totally unobtainable.[2][3]
20100227-1Players named "Notch" now drop an apple when they die in addition to their inventory.
Apples are now used to craft golden apples.
Apples now correctly use the apple texture again.
20100327With the addition of the respawn feature, apples have become legitimately obtainable in Survival and renewable for players named "Notch".
Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseApples can now be found in the new stronghold storeroom chests, making them obtainable in normal Survival gameplay for the first time.
Apples now restore 4 (🍗🍗) instead of 4♥♥.
Apples are now stackable.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3Apples are now found in the new stronghold altar chests.
1.111w48aOak leaves now have a 1/200 chance of dropping an apple when destroyed, making apples fully renewable.
12w01aApples are now found in the new village blacksmith chests.
1.3.112w16aApples can now be found in the new bonus chests.
12w18a"Notch" players no longer drop apples when they die.
12w21aFarmer villagers now sell 5 apples for 1 emerald.
Apples are now used to craft enchanted golden apples.
1.4.212w37aApple JE2 BE2.png The apple's texture has been changed: the item sprite no longer has a dark outline and now has a more detailed look.
1.513w09bThe Fortune enchantment now increases the chance of dropping apples.
1.915w43aApples may now be found in igloo basement chests.
15w44aAverage yield of apples has been slightly increased in bonus chests.
Apples can no longer be used to craft enchanted golden apples.
1.1116w33aFarmer villagers now sell 5–7 apples for 1 emerald.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 260.
1.1418w43aApple JE3 BE3.png The texture of apples has been changed.
18w48aApples can now be found in chests in plains village houses.
19w03aPlacing an apple into the new composter has a 50% chance of raising the compost level by 1.
19w05aApples now have a 65% chance of increasing the compost level in a composter by 1.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.4.0Apple JE1 BE1.png Added apples.
v0.5.0Apples now restore 4♥♥ instead of 2♥.
v0.8.0build 2Apple JE2 BE2.png The apple's texture has been changed: the item sprite no longer has a dark outline and now has a more detailed look.
v0.12.1build 1Added apples to the Creative inventory.
Apples are now stackable.
Apples now restore 4 (🍗🍗) instead of 4♥♥.
The Fortune enchantment can now be used to increase chance of dropping apples.
Apples can now be used to craft golden apples and enchanted golden apples.
v0.15.0build 1Apples can now be used to feed horses.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Apples can now be found inside igloo chests.
1.0.4alpha 1.0.4.0Farmer villagers now sell 5-7 apples for 1 emerald.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Apples can no longer be used to craft enchanted golden apples.
Apples can now be found inside bonus chests.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Apples can now be found in plains village weaponsmith chests and plains house chests.
Apple JE3 BE3.png The texture of apples has been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.1Apples can now be found in desert, savanna, taiga and snowy taiga village weaponsmith chests.
Apples can now be used to fill up composters.
beta 1.11.0.4Farmer villagers now sell 4 apples as part of their second tier trades.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1Patch 1Apple JE1 BE1.png Added apples.
TU5Apples are now stackable.
Apples now restore 4 (🍗🍗) instead of 4♥♥.
TU12 1.03 Apple JE2 BE2.png The apple's texture has been changed: the item sprite no longer has a dark outline and now has a more detailed look.
1.90 Apple JE3 BE3.png The texture of apples has been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Apple JE2 BE2.png Added apples.

Issues[]

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

Trivia[]

  • Prior to the texture update in Java Edition 1.4.2, the sprite of the red apple was the same as used in Notch's game Legend of the Chambered.

Gallery[]

References[]

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