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Minecraft potions guide: How to craft the best Minecraft potions?

Do you want to make a magical drink? Do you know how to craft the best Minecraft potions? If you are in search of answers to these questions, you are at the right place buddy! Minecraft brewing/potions deal with a wide array of things that can be used in construction as well as destructive ways. It can boost your strength as well as increase your damage. This Minecraft potions guide will help you with the correct use of brew stand, diligent equipment, key ingredients to make potion as well as some important mixture recipe.

Minecraft potions can be used to improve your character. Potions give temporary effects and ones that can be the difference between success and failure. All Minecraft potions firstly need a base ingredient which then enhanced by adding the second ingredient to it. This is very important to learn how to alter and enhance a potion. Scroll down to know more!

How to craft the best Minecraft potions?
Minecraft potions guide

Minecraft Potions Guide

Brewing Equipment

There is various Brewing equipment that you can certainly use while brewing. These are:

  1. Brewing stand: A stand to hold bottles. It is used to add and combine ingredients into water bottles.
  2. Blaze powder: This is the main! The fuel used for brewing.
  3. Water bottle: This is the starting base for all potions, created from filling a glass bottle at a water source or cauldron.
  4. Cauldron: It is equal to three glass bottles. It accommodates one bucket of water or three bottles of a single potion.
  5. Glass bottle: It is used at a water source to create a water bottle. It is also the potion container.

Crafting Minecraft Potions

As I already told you, this is done in two steps: Base and Secondary. Let’s discuss both in a row.

Guide to Base ingredient

The base ingredient is the first ingredient added to the water bottles to the brewing stand in the process. The Base ingredient determines the potion’s type. One example is the base ingredient is Nether Wart- Awkard Potion Type and it has no modifier effect. Some of the base ingredients along with the type of potion each ingredient it creates and The modifier effect are listed below.

  • Ingredient: Nether Wart
    Potion Type: Awkard Potion
    Modifier Effect: No effect
  • Ingredient: Redstone dust
    Potion Type: Mundane Potion
    Modifier Effect: Extends Potion duration
  • Ingredient: Glowstone dust
    Potion Type: Thick potion
    Modifier Effect: Enhance potion potency
  • Ingredient: Dragon’s breathe
    Potion Type: Lindering water bottle
    Modifier Effect: Explodes on impact

Guide to Secondary ingredient

Do you know the effect ingredient? The secondary ingredient is known as effect ingredient, which shows the real effect on the final potion.  Some of the Effect Potions are:

  • Sugar
    Source:  Craft Sugar Cane.
    Outcome: Potion of Swiftness.
  • Rabbit’s Foot
    Source: Murder rabbits like a savage.
    Outcome: Potion of Leaping, increases jump height.
  • Glistering Melon Slice
    Source: Craft eight Gold Nuggets and a Melon Slice.
    Outcome: Potion of Healing.
  • Spider Eye
    Source: Kill off spiders. They did attack you first, to be fair.
    Outcome: Potion of Poison, depletes health over time.
  • Pufferfish
    Source: Fish outside of Jungle Biomes.
    Outcome: Potion of Water Breathing.
  • Magma Cream
    Source: Butcher Magma Cubes in The Nether.
    Outcome: Potion of Fire Resistance.
  • Golden Carrot
    Source: Craft eight Gold Nuggets and a Carrot.
    Outcome: Potion of Night Vision, makes everything bright, even underwater.

How to Modify a Potion

Following are the ingredient to alter a potion:

  • Redstone Dust
    Source: Mine Redstone Ore.
    Result: Extends potion duration.
  • Glowstone Dust
    Source: Mine Glowstone Blocks.
    Result: Enhances potion level. Increases potency, but lasts for less time.
  • Fermented Spider Eye
    Source: Craft a Spider’s Eye with Sugar and a Brown Mushroom.
    Result: Corrupts certain potions, allowing them to have the opposite (often negative) effect.
  • Gunpowder
    Source: Killing Creepers, Ghasts, and Witches.
    Result: Turns a normal potion into a Splash Potion. This explodes and spreads an effect when thrown.

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Final Words

Minecraft potions can be a lifesaver as well as proved to be poisonous, all depends on the composition. This guide will help you when to use the right ingredient. I hope you would find the article helpful.

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