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Java Edition Classic
?Water has an extra, unobtainable item form corresponding to its block ID, which uses the "texture" rendered as a cube.
?Flowing water can be obtained via inventory editors with numeric item ID 8.
Still water can be obtained via inventory editors with numeric item ID 9.
0.24_SURVIVAL_TESTWater can be obtained as an item by having a creeper explode near it.
0.24_SURVIVAL_TEST_03Explosions no longer drop water as an item.
Java Edition Infdev
20100615When placed, still water items always remain still until receiving a block update. Flowing water items spread immediately.
Java Edition Beta
1.6Test Build 3Water items can be obtained from the newly added debug chests, mainly from the 8th slot of the 1st chest from the left, and the 19th slot of the 4th chest from the left.
Flowing water items can be obtained from the newly added debug chests, mainly from the 9th slot of the 1st chest from the left, and the 20th slot of the 4th chest from the left.
releaseDebug chests no longer spawn, preventing water and flowing water items from being obtained this way.
Java Edition
1.3.112w16aWater items can now be obtained in singleplayer worlds via the /give command using the respective numeric IDs.
1.814w25aThe direct item forms of water and flowing water have been removed from the game. They can no longer exist as items in any way, only as placed blocks.
Pocket Edition Alpha
?Water exists as an item.
Bedrock Edition
?Water can now be obtained as an item through breaking surrounding blocks in a certain way,[1] notably underwater plants.[2]
Legacy Console Edition
?Water exists as an item.
?Water can be obtained in the Creative inventory by using pick block on seagrass at the same time as breaking it.[3][4]

Appearances[]

Unknown
?Water (inventory) JE1.png Water (inventory) JE1.png Water appears like this in the inventory. It appears about two pixels offset downwards compared to other cube items.
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In awe at the size of these fluids.png
Water items, when dropped on the ground, appear much larger than other blocks.
Java Edition Infdev
20100607Water (inventory) JE2.png Water (inventory) JE2.png A texture bug in this version results in water items containing some parts of the lava texture.
20100608Water (inventory) JE1.png Water (inventory) JE1.png Water items are now fully water again.
20100611Water (inventory) JE4.png Water (inventory) JE4.png All 3D rendered items, which currently includes water, now appear shaded slightly darker in the inventory.
20100615Water (inventory) JE5.png Water (inventory) JE5.png Water items are now completely flat.
Java Edition
1.513w02aWater (texture) JE3-a1.gif Water (texture) JE3-a1.gif Water items now use the still water texture likely due to texture storage reforms.
1.7.213w42aWater (texture) JE3-a1.png Water (texture) JE3-a1.png Water items now appear translucent in the inventory. As a dropped item, in a player's hand, or in an item frame, they still appear opaque.
1.814w02aWater items now appear translucent when held, in both first person and third person.
14w05aWater items now appear translucent when dropped or in an item frame.
Bedrock Edition
?Water (inventory) BEblue.png Water appears like this in the inventory.
?The item only appears animated when in the inventory or hotbar. When dropped, held or in an item frame, it appears completely stationary.
?When held, the item uses the whole 32x32 flowing texture rather than the usual 16x16 section of it.
1.4.0?Water (inventory) BEgray.png Due to water now receiving extensive biome tints, it appears gray in the inventory.
?Water (inventory) BE.gif Water now appears tinted as an item. When held or dropped, it still appears gray.
?Water no longer appears at twice the usual resolution in the player's hand.
Legacy Console Edition
?Water exists as an item, using the old generated texture, however it appears as though it may be translucent in the inventory (but not when held).[5]
?Water (inventory) LCE.png It appears 3D in the inventory, and is now translucent when held.

Names[]

Still Water[]
Java Edition

Item names did not exist prior to Beta 1.0.

  • Beta 1.0 - 14w21b: Water
Bedrock Edition
  •  ? - ?: Water[6]
Flowing Water[]
Java Edition

Item names did not exist prior to Beta 1.0.

  • Beta 1.0 - 14w21b: Water
Bedrock Edition
  •  ? - ?: Water[7]

References[]

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