Minecraft potions are bottled liquids that apply a magic-like effect to the user for a limited time. They come in various types, with some having positive effects, others having negative effects, and some being neutral. In this article, we will explore the world of Minecraft potions, including a brewing chart and table to help you create the perfect potion for your needs.
Brewing Equipment and Ingredients
To start brewing potions in Minecraft, you will need the following equipment and ingredients:
- Brewing Stand: Used for brewing potions.
- Blaze Powder: Fuels the Brewing Stand.
- Glass Bottles: Contains the potions.
- Water source: Cauldron or Water block.
The base for all potion recipes is the Water Bottle, which can be created by right-clicking on a water source with a Glass Bottle in your hand.
Common Brewing Ingredients And Where To Find Them
To brew potions in Minecraft, you need to gather various ingredients. Here is a list of common ingredients and where to find them:
- Nether Wart: Found in the Nether, can be farmed on Soul Sand.
- Blaze Powder: Crafted from Blaze Rods, dropped by Blazes in the Nether.
- Fermented Spider Eye: Crafted from Spider’s Eye, Brown Mushroom, and Sugar.
- Ghast Tear: Dropped by Ghasts in the Nether.
- Glistering Melon: Crafted from Gold Nuggets and Melon Slices.
- Glowstone Dust: Obtained by mining Glowstone in the Nether.
- Golden Carrot: Crafted from Gold Nuggets and Carrots.
- Gunpowder: Dropped by Creepers and Ghasts.
- Magma Cream: Crafted from Blaze Powder and Slime Balls; also dropped by Magma Cubes in the Nether.
- Pufferfish: Obtained by Fishing.
- Rabbit’s Foot: Dropped by Rabbits.
- Redstone: Obtained by mining Redstone Ore.
- Spider Eye: Dropped by Spiders and Cave Spiders.
- Sugar: Crafted from Sugar Cane.
As mentioned, you will need a Brewing Stand, Blaze Powder to fuel the Brewing Stand, Glass Bottles to contain the potions, and a water source (Cauldron or Water block) to create the base for all potion recipes, which is the Water Bottle.
Minecraft Potions Brewing Chart
Here is a table of some common Minecraft potions, their effects, and the ingredients required to brew them:
|Awkward Potion||No noticeable effect||Nether Warts + Water Bottle|
|Mundane Potion||No noticeable effect||Common Potion Ingredient + Water Bottle|
|Thick Potion||No noticeable effect||Glowstone Dust + Water Bottle|
|Potion of Healing||Instantly restores health||Glistering Melon Slice + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Regeneration||Gradually restores health over time||Ghast Tear + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Slow Falling||Decreases falling speed||Phantom Membrane + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Fire Resistance||Grants immunity to fire and lava||Magma Cream + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Swiftness||Increases movement speed||Sugar + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Strength||Increases damage dealt in direct combat||Blaze Powder + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Leaping||Increases jump height and reduces fall damage||Rabbit’s Foot + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Luck||Improves chances of obtaining rare loot||N/A|
|Potion of Water Breathing||Allows breathing underwater||Pufferfish + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Night Vision||Provides clear vision in the dark||Golden Carrot + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Invisibility||Renders the user invisible||Fermented Spider Eye + Potion of Invisibility|
|Potion of Weakness||Decreases damage dealt in direct combat||Fermented Spider Eye + Water Bottle|
|Potion of Poison||Inflicts damage over time on the target||Fermented Spider Eye + Awkward Potion|
|Potion of Slowness||Decreases movement speed of the target||Fermented Spider Eye + Potion of Swiftness|
|Potion of Harming||Inflicts instant damage on the target||Fermented Spider Eye + Potion of Poison|
|Potion of Decay||Inflicts the Wither effect on the target||N/A|
|Splash Potions*||Throwable potions that have an immediate effect||Gunpowder + Regular Potion|
Note: N/A indicates that there is no specific recipe for that potion or the recipe is not provided in the given information.
* Indicates a variation of other potions.
Note: This table is not exhaustive and only includes a selection of common potions. For a complete list of potions, refer to the image chart below and the sources provided at the end of the article. Read
You can modify potions to enhance their effects or duration using the following ingredients:
- Glowstone Dust: Increases the strength of the potion’s effects.
- Redstone Dust: Increases the duration of the potion’s effects.
Additionally, you can create splash potions by brewing gunpowder with any potion. Splash potions can be thrown and spread their effect for a few blocks around where they land.
To brew a potion, follow these steps:
- Place a Water Bottle in the Brewing Stand.
- Add Blaze Powder to fuel the Brewing Stand.
- Add the base ingredient (e.g., Nether Wart) to create an Awkward Potion.
- Add the specific ingredient for the desired potion effect (e.g., Glistering Melon for Healing).
- Optionally, add a modifier ingredient (e.g., Glowstone Dust or Redstone Dust) to enhance the potion’s effects or duration.
Remember that practice is key when it comes to brewing potions in Minecraft. Keep experimenting with different ingredients and combinations to discover new and powerful potions to aid you in your adventures.
minecraft potion recipes Chart (Image)
easiest potions to make in minecraft
Here is a list of some of the easiest potions to make in Minecraft, considering the availability of ingredients and simplicity of the brewing process:
- Potion of Swiftness: This potion requires sugar, which can be obtained from breaking sugar cane found in almost every in-game biome. To make this potion, create an Awkward Potion by adding Netherwart to a Water Bottle in the Brewing Stand, then add sugar to the Awkward Potion.
- Potion of Healing: To make this potion, create an Awkward Potion and add a Glistering Melon, which can be crafted using a melon slice and gold nuggets.
- Potion of Poison: This potion requires a spider eye, which can be obtained by killing spiders. Create an Awkward Potion and add the spider eye to it.
- Potion of Strength: To make this potion, create an Awkward Potion and add Blaze Powder, which can be crafted from Blaze Rods obtained by defeating Blaze mobs in the Nether.
- Potion of Night Vision: This potion requires a golden carrot, which can be crafted using a carrot and gold nuggets. Create an Awkward Potion and add the golden carrot to it.
Remember that to make potions in Minecraft, you will need a Brewing Stand, Blaze Powder, Glass Bottles, and a water source nearby (Cauldron or Water block). Start by creating a Water Bottle by right-clicking on a water source with a Glass Bottle in your hand. Then, follow the three steps to make a potion: create an Awkward Potion, add an effect ingredient, and optionally add a modifier ingredient to enhance or extend the effect.
Minecraft potions offer a wide range of effects that can help you in various situations, from combat to exploration. By understanding the brewing process and ingredients, you can create powerful potions to enhance your gameplay experience. Use the brewing chart and table provided in this article as a reference to help you craft the perfect potion for your needs. Happy brewing!