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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)
Torch (Burnt-out).png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Tool

Any tool

Blast resistance

0

Hardness

0

Luminant

No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

The Torch (Burnt-out) 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, when it is random ticked, 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.

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.wood.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.wood.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.wood.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.wood.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.wood.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
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Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
?BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.wood1.00.8
?BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagefall.wood0.41.0
?BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.wood0.230.5
?BlocksJumping from the blockjump.wood0.121.0
?BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageland.wood0.181.0
?BlocksWalking on the blockstep.wood0.31.0
?BlocksWhen the block is placeduse.wood1.00.8

Data values[]

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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
2.0Torch (Burnt-out).png Added burnt-out torches.
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