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Shulker Shell
Shulker Shell JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes‌[JE only]
No‌[BE only]

Stackable

Yes (64)

This article is about the item that drops from the mob. For the mob, see Shulker. For the storage block, see Shulker Box.

Shulker shells are items dropped by shulkers that are used solely to craft shulker boxes.

Obtaining[]

Mob loot[]

In Bedrock Edition, shulkers drop 0-1 shulker shells. The maximum can be increased by 1 per level of Looting, which is 0-4 shells with Looting III.

In Java Edition, shulkers have a 50% chance of dropping a shulker shell when killed. This is increased by 6.25% per level of Looting, for a maximum of 68.75% with Looting III.

Usage[]

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Shulker Box Shulker Shell +
Chest

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
Shulker Shellshulker_shellItemitem.minecraft.shulker_shell

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Shulker Shellshulker_shell445Itemitem.shulker_shell.name

History[]

Java Edition
1.1116w39aShulker Shell JE1 BE1.png Added shulker shells.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 450.
1.1418w43aShulker Shell JE2 BE2.png The texture of the shulker shell has now been changed.
1.1720w45aWhen a shulker is hit by a shulker bullet, the shulker can spawn another shulker depending on the amount of shulkers in the area, making shulker shells renewable.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 1.0.0.1Shulker Shell JE1 BE1.png Added shulker shells.
Shulker shells currently have no purpose as shulker boxes haven't been implemented yet.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Shulker shells can now be used to craft shulker boxes.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Shulker Shell JE2 BE2.png The texture of the shulker shell has now been changed.
Legacy Console Edition
TU53CU43 1.49 Patch 231.0.3Shulker Shell JE1 BE1.png Added shulker shells.
1.90 Shulker Shell JE2 BE2.png The texture of the shulker shell has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
1.7.10Shulker Shell JE1 BE1.png Added shulker shells.

Issues[]

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

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