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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 JE2 BE1.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[]


Drowned have a 11% (11100) chance of dropping a copper ingot, 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:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
Copper Ingotcopper_ingotItemitem.minecraft.copper_ingot

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Copper Ingotcopper_ingot?Itemitem.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. under the Caves and Cliffs Experimental Gameplay toggle.
1.17.0beta ingots can now be used to craft spyglasses.
beta ingots are no longer available only through Experimental Gameplay.
beta amount of Copper Ingots required to make a Block of Copper has been changed to 9.


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