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Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.1Redstone wire has an extra, unobtainable item form corresponding to its block ID. It can be obtained via inventory editors with numeric item ID 55.
Unlike the obtainable redstone dust item, this unobtainable form can replace blocks such as water.
Java Edition Beta
1.6Test Build 3Redstone wire items can be obtained from the newly added debug chests, mainly from the 24th slot of the 2nd chest from the left, and the 8th slot of the 6th chest from the left.
releaseDebug chests no longer spawn, preventing redstone wire items from being obtained this way.
1.8Pre-release 2 ;)Added pick block functionality. This will change the currently selected slot to any containing this otherwise-unobtainable redstone dust item, but will not allow it to be obtained if not already in the hotbar.
Java Edition
1.2.5prePick Block now returns the actually obtainable redstone dust item.
1.3.112w15aRedstone wire items can now be obtained via Pick Block in creative.
12w16aPick Block once again returns the actually obtainable redstone dust item.
Redstone wire items can now be obtained in singleplayer worlds via the /give command using the respective numeric ID.
1.7.213w37aThe direct item form of redstone wire has been removed from the game. It can no longer exist as an item in any way, only as a placed block.
Pocket Edition Alpha
?Redstone wire can exist as an item.
Legacy Console Edition
?Redstone wire exists as an item.[1]

Appearances[]

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Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.1Off Redstone Wire Cross (texture) JE1.png The redstone wire item uses this texture in inventories, when held in first person view or as a dropped item.
?The redstone wire item uses the aforementioned texture when held in third person.
Java Edition Beta
1.3Redstone Wire Cross (texture) JE2 BE1.png The redstone wire item now uses this texture in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
This is due to the redstone wire texture changing in this version to use tints.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aThe redstone wire item now uses the aforementioned texture when in an item frame.
Bedrock Edition
?Redstone Wire (inventory) BE.png Redstone wire looks like this in the inventory.
Legacy Console Edition
?Redstone Wire Cross (texture) JE2 BE1.png Redstone wire looks like this as an item.[1]

Names[]

Java Edition

Item names did not exist prior to Beta 1.0.

  • Beta 1.0 - 13w36b: Redstone Dust
Bedrock Edition
  •  ? - ?: Redstone Dust

References[]

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