How To Make Black Terracotta In Minecraft

This blog post will show you how to craft Black Terracotta in Minecraft, a building block obtained on smelting clay.

Updated on Aug 29, 2023
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How To Make Black Terracotta In Minecraft

Everything you need to craft Black Terracotta in Minecraft

Terracotta blocks in Minecraft are used by many players as an alternative to concrete which looks very bright when building. Terracotta blocks are crafted by smelting clay blocks. Before the caves and cliffs update, terracotta blocks were hard to get, but new lush caves have clay blocks. Terracotta can also be dyed using different dyes.

Here are the items you’ll need to craft a Black Terracotta Block:

How to craft Black Terracotta in Minecraft

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Acquiring Terracotta


Clay is a block found naturally generating in places where sand, dirt, and water are present. On breaking clay blocks using a shovel, clay balls will be dropped, these clay balls can be crafted into a clay block. Then, you’ll get a normal terracotta block on smelting this clay block.

Apart from the crafting recipe, you can also find Terracotta generating naturally in biomes like the badlands. These biomes have a lot of terracotta of red, orange, yellow, brown, white, light gray, and uncolored colors.

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Acquiring Black Dye



Black dye is one of the many dyes in Minecraft and can be crafted from the various items in the game. To craft black dye you can use an inc sac dropped by the squid in the ocean. You can also use the wither rose to craft black dye by the recipe given above.

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Crafting Black Terracotta


Once you have all the necessary items for the recipe, simply toss them up on the crafting table by the recipe given above. You’ll have crafted your very own Black Terracotta block in Minecraft!

Apart from the black Terracotta block, you can craft a Terracotta block for every color of dye in the game!

What is the give command to get Black Terracotta in Minecraft?

The command to give yourself Black Terracotta: /give @p black_terracotta 1

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