Gunpowder is an item that can be obtained by killing Creepers, Ghasts, Witches and looting Dungeon, Desert Temple, or Woodland Mansion Chests. Wandering Traders have a chance to sell gunpowder in exchange for an Emerald. It is used for explosion-related recipes
In Beta 1.0, gunpowder was renamed to sulfur, but it was reverted to its original term in Beta 1.3.
Gunpowder was added to the Pocket Edition in 0.4.
- Texture-wise, it looks almost identical to the redstone dust and glowstone dust texture, but with a desaturated color.