Minecraft (Pocket Edition)
Usage / Purpose
Charcoal is useful when you do not have a ready supply of Coal, but lots of trees, for making Torches or fueling your Furnace.
One piece of coal will smelt eight items in the Furnace.
In terms of fuel efficiency, Charcoal is equal to Coal. The following number of smelts are achieved with each comparable Fuel type:
Drops / Yields
Burning a log (of any type) in the Furnace yields one piece of Charcoal.
Charcoal is stored in stacks of up to 64 units in the inventory or a chest.
Unlike Coal, Charcoal cannot be crafted into blocks.
Charcoal is created by burning one log (of any type) in the Furnace.