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This article is about the ingot. For the ore, see Copper Ore. For the mineral block, see Block of Copper.
Copper Ingot
Copper Ingot.png
Rarity color





Yes (64)

Copper ingots are metal ingots obtained from smelting raw copper or killing drowned.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Block of Copper or
Waxed Block of Copper



Copper ingots can be obtained by smelting raw copper in a furnace or blast furnace, as well as the ore itself if mined using Silk Touch.

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Copper Ingot Raw Copper +
Any fuel

Copper Ingot Copper Ore or
Deepslate Copper Ore +
Any fuel


Mob loot[]


When killed by a player or a tamed wolf, a drowned has a 11% (11100) chance of dropping a copper ingot. With the Looting enchantment, the chance can be increased to 13% (13100) with Looting I, 15% (320) with Looting II, and 17% (17100) with Looting III.


Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Block of Copper Copper Ingot

Lightning Rod Copper Ingot

Spyglass Amethyst Shard +
Copper Ingot

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
Copper Ingotcopper_ingotItemitem.minecraft.copper_ingot

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Copper Ingotcopper_ingot504Itemitem.copper_ingot.name


Java Edition
1.1720w45aCopper Ingot JE1.png Added copper ingots.
20w46aCopper Ingot JE2 BE1.png The texture of copper ingots has been changed.
Crafting copper ingots from and into copper blocks now outputs/requires only 4 ingots.
21w05aDrowned can now drop copper ingots when killed at the same rate Drowned used to drop gold ingots, making copper renewable.
21w17aThe amount of copper ingots required to make a block of copper has been changed back to 9.
1.17.1Pre-release 1Increased the chance of drowned dropping a copper ingot from 5% to 11% and the increase of this chance for each level of Looting enchantment from 1% to 2% to match Bedrock Edition.
Bedrock Edition
Caves & Cliffs (experimental)beta Ingot JE2 BE1.png Added copper ingots.
1.17.0beta ingots can now be used to craft spyglasses.
beta ingots are now available without enabling experimental gameplay.
beta amount of copper ingots required to make a block of copper has been changed to 9.
Vanilla Experiments (experimental)beta ingots can now be used to craft copper horns.
1.19.0beta ingots can no longer be used to craft copper horns, as copper horns have been removed.


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