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This article is about a feature in an April Fools update. For the torch can burn out in the normal game, see Redstone Torch.
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This article documents an April Fools' joke. 
This feature was exclusively part of a joke version and is not currently planned for addition to regular Minecraft.
It is documented here on the wiki due to being officially-released content by Mojang Studios, even if not present in a final version.
Torch (Burnt-out)
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Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Any tool

Blast resistance

?

Hardness

?

Luminant

No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

?

Catches fire from lava

?

The burnt-out torch is a joke feature. After a normal lit torch burns out, the burnt-out torch appears.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

A burnt-out torch breaks instantly and drops itself when broken using anything. Tools do not lose durability when used to break burnt-out torches.

Torch[]

When the torch is placed it will, after some time[needs in-game testing], turn into a burnt-out torch.

Usage[]

Torch[]

Burnt-out torches can be re-lit with flint and steel, turning them back into regular torches.

History[]

Java Edition Alpha
v1.2.0October 4, 2010Torches burning out was mentioned by Notch to be in the Halloween Update, but was postponed and later cancelled.
Java Edition
2.0Added burnt-out torches.