Minecraft brewing stand and chart guide

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We have a guide for making potions in Minecraft for those who are new to Minecraft brewing. This guide will show you how to use your brewing equipment and the key ingredients.

Minecraft can be used to make a wide range of consumable potions. These potions will have various status effects such as healing buffs, strength enhancements, and elemental remedies for use against Minecraft monsters. The base ingredient for all potions made from brewing is required. This can be modified and/or enhanced with a secondary ingredient or modifier.

Below is a list of everything you will need to brew Minecraft. We also have a breakdown of some common ingredients and how they affect Minecraft. Before we get into the ingredients, we’ll first discuss the equipment that you will need in order to start your journey towards becoming a brewing pro. Here’s your beginner’s brewing guide.

Equipment for Minecraft brewing

  • Brewing Stand: used for adding and combining ingredients into water bottles
  • Cauldron Holds one bucket of water, or three bottles of a single potention. Three glass bottles are equivalent to the cauldron
  • Blaze powder The fuel for brewing is essential to fuel your brewing stand
  • Glass bottle: created from water. It is also known as the potion container
  • Water bottle All potions are created by filling a glass container with water from a source or boiling it in a cauldron.


How to use a Minecraft Brewing Stand

  • Fill 3 to 4 glass bottles with water, either from a cauldron of a water source or from a well.
  • Place the water bottle(s), in the three bottom slots
  • Fill the top spot by adding the base ingredient
  • Blaze Powder is used for the brewing process
  • These steps can be repeated until you get the desired potion


Minecraft brewing potions

Base ingredient

Base ingredients are the first ingredient to be added to the brewing vessel during the process. Each potion needs a base ingredient. This determines the type of potion. Below are the base ingredients, as well as the types of potion they create. Modifier effects are when an ingredient is added at the end to improve or adapt potions.

Ingredient Type of Potion Modifier effect
Nether Wart Unsanitizing Potion None
Redstone Dust Mundane Potion Extends potion duration
Glowstone Dust Thick Potion Enhances potion potency
Fermented spider eye Potion of Weakness Corrupts a potion and reverses its effects
Gunpowder Splash Water Bottle Explodes on impact
Dragon’s Breath Lingering Water Bottle Explodes upon impact and leaves a cloud of destruction

Secondary ingredient

The secondary ingredient, also called the effect ingredient, must be added to the base ingredient. This ingredient will have an impact on the final result of any potion.

Ingredient The Effect
Sugar Swiftness
Rabbit’s Foot Swiftness
Glistering Melon Healing
Pufferfish Water breathing
Magma Cream Fire resistance
Golden Carrot Night vision
Blaze Powder Strength
Ghast Tear Regeneration
Turtle Shell Water breathing
Phantom Membranes Slowly falling
Fermented spider eye Poison

Element ingredients

The Minecraft Bedrock Editions offer an additional option to Minecraft brewing. It includes the elements below that can cure nausea and poison.

Element Cure
Bismuth Nausea
Cobalt Weakness
Silver Poison
Calcium Blindness

Brewing in Minecraft is an excellent skill if you want to get out of the safety net of your mining sanctuary. Once you know the basics of Minecraft and how to make potions, you can start to experiment with making potions that suit your combat needs. You’ll eventually be able take these recipes and make tipped bows that will allow you to defeat Minecraft phantoms.

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For now, we wish you all the best in finding the right materials to support your future endeavors. To defend yourself against the bizarre and fantastic Minecraft mobs, you can also make potions.