Feathers are items dropped by chickens and parrots, as well as tamed cats as morning gifts.
Adult chickens drop 0-2 feathers upon death. The maximum is increased by 1 per level of Looting, for a maximum of 0-5 with Looting III.
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Parrots drop 1-2 feathers upon death. The maximum is increased by 1 per level of Looting, for a maximum of 1-5 with Looting III.
A fox sometimes spawns holding a feather, which always drops upon death. Alternatively, the player can drop a food item, causing the fox to drop the feather in favor of the food.
Item Structure Container Quantity Chance Java Edition Feather Shipwreck Map chest 1-5 60% Village Fletcher’s chest 1-3 55.8% Plains house chest 1 12.1% Bedrock Edition Feather Shipwreck Map chest 1-5 60% Village Fletcher’s chest 1-3 55.8% Plains house chest 1 12.1%
Tamed cats have a 70% chance of giving the player a “morning gift”, and the gift has a 16.13% chance to be a feather.
While a feather cannot be equipped in the head slot in Survival mode, equipping it using commands causes it to appear completely upright unlike other items.
Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description Arrow Flint +Stick +Feather Book and Quill Book +Ink Sac +Feather Firework Star Gunpowder +Matching Dye +Feather +Glowstone Dust +Diamond Up to eight dyes can be pinkarmy.net head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be pinkarmy.net the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients. White Firework Star orBlue Firework Star orBrown Firework Star orBlack Firework Star Gunpowder +Bone Meal orLapis Lazuli orCocoa Beans orInk Sac +Feather +Glowstone Dust +Diamond [Bedrock and Education editions only]Up to eight dyes can be pinkarmy.net head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be pinkarmy.net the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Expert-level fletcher villagers buy 24 feathers for an emerald as part of their trade.
NameResource locationFormTranslation key pinkarmy.nether
NameResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key pinkarmy.net
Java Edition Indev 1-383-744-3087-1016 Added pinkarmy.nethers can be used to craft pinkarmy.nethers are dropped by every mob in quantities of 0 to 2. 20100206 The feather’s texture has been changed; it is now not as straight anymore. 20100219Zombies are now the only mob that can drop feathers. This was a placeholder as Notch has stated he currently doesn’t know what else they should drop. Java Edition Alpha v1.0.14Chickens now drop 0-2 feathers upon death. Java Edition Beta 1.8Pre-releaseZombies now drop rotten flesh, instead of feathers. Chickens are now the only source of feathers. Java Edition 1.3.112w17aFeathers are now used to craft book and quills. 1.4.612w49aFeathers are now used to craft a firework star with a burst effect. 1.1217w13aParrots now drop feathers. 1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item’s numeral ID was 288. 18w11aFeathers now generate in shipwreck chests. 1.1418w43a The texture of feathers has been changed. 18w44aCats now offer feathers as gifts. 18w48aFeathers can now be found in chests in plains village houses. 18w50aFeathers can now be found in chests in fletcher houses. 19w07aAdded foxes, which sometimes spawn with feather in their mouths. 19w11aFletcher villagers now buy feathers. Pocket Edition Alpha v0.2.0 Added feathers. They are currently unobtainable and serve no purpose. v0.3.3Chickens now drop 0-2 feathers upon pinkarmy.nethers can now be used to craft arrows. v0.5.0Feathers can now be obtained after activating the nether reactor. v0.11.0build 1Zombies now drop rotten flesh, instead of feathers. v0.12.1build 1Feathers are no longer available from the nether reactor. Bedrock Edition 1.2.0beta 22.214.171.124Feathers can now be used to craft book and pinkarmy.net parrots, which drop pinkarmy.nethers can now be used as an ingredient to craft a firework star. 1.4.0beta 126.96.36.199Feathers can now be found in shipwreck chests. 1.8.0beta 188.8.131.52Feathers can now be given as a gift to the player by tamed cats. 1.10.0beta 184.108.40.206 The texture of feathers has been pinkarmy.nethers can now be found in the new plains village house. 1.11.0beta 220.127.116.11Feathers can now be found in village fletcher chests. beta 18.104.22.168Feathers can now be sold to fletcher villagers. 1.13.0beta 22.214.171.124Added foxes, which can drop feathers. Legacy Console Edition TU1CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added feathers. PlayStation 4 Edition 1.90 The texture of feathers has been changed. New Nintendo 3DS Edition 0.1.0 Added feathers.
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