How To Make Black Firework Star In Minecraft

If you want to add some mystery black to your rockets, let's read further! In today's article, we'll show your how to craft a Black Firework Star in Minecraft!

How To Make Black Firework Star In Minecraft
How To Make Black Firework Star In Minecraft

Everything you need to make Black Firework Star

Black Firework Star is one of the variations of normal Firework Star in Minecraft. It adds a black color to your rockets and can be crafted easily. As long as you live near water and have a proper mob farm.

  • 1x Gunpowder
  • 1x Black Dye

How to craft Black Firework Star in Minecraft

#1 Collect 1x Gunpowder

You can get 0-2x Gunpowder by killing Creepers or Ghasts. And 0-5x Gunpowder if you kill a Witch. This amount is increased to 5-15x Gunpowder if you have a sword with a Looting III enchantment.

ghast, witch, and creeper

Gunpowder can also be generated in chests in some structures like Woodland Mansions, Dungeons, Shipwrecks, and Desert Temples. They have a high chance to contain 1-8x Gunpowder.


Wandering Trader also sells 1x Gunpowder for 1x Emerald.

#2 Collect 1x Black Dye

You can craft 1x Black Dye by putting 1x Ink Sac or 1x Wither Rose in the crafting grid.

craft black dye

Ink Sac is a unique drop from the Squid mob. They usually spawn in the Ocean, River, and Lake biome.


Wither Rose can be obtained if any mobs get killed by the Wither. They will drop 1x Wither Rose on death.

wither rose

#3 Finish off crafting a Black Firework Star

When you have 1x Gunpowder and 1x Black Dye, press E and put them all in the crafting grid to craft 1x Black Firework Star.

craft black firework star

What is the give command to get a Black Firework Star?

The command to give yourself a Black Firework Star is: /give @p firework_star{Explosion:{Colors:[I;1973019]}} 1

Now you have a Black Firework Star, let’s put it in the crafting grid with some papers and gunpowder!