Potion Recipes

Ingredients

See the full list of potion ingredients here.

Two special ingredients are useful in many kinds of potion:

Glowstone DustGlowstone

This optional ingredient increases the strength of your potion’s effects.

Redstone DustRedstone

This optional ingredient increases the duration of your potion’s effects.

Recipes

First place Water Bottles in the Brewing Stand. Then add these ingredients in order.

Useful Potions

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Potion of Healing

Restores your health.
Nether Wart Glistering Melon Glowstone Dust
(optional)
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Potion of Regeneration

Restores health over time.
Nether Wart Ghast Tear Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional)

Potion of Fire Resistance

Gives immunity to fire and lava. Great for fighting Blazes.
Nether Wart Magma Cream Redstone Dust
(optional)
-

Potion of Strength

Increases the damage you do in melee combat.
Nether Wart Blaze Powder Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional)

Potion of Swiftness

Increases your speed.
Nether Wart Sugar Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional)

Potion of Water Breathing

You can breathe under water for 3 minutes (8 minutes with Redstone dust).
Nether Wart Raw Puffer Fish Redstone Dust
(optional)
-

Potion of Night Vision

You can see in the dark.
Nether Wart Golden Carrot Redstone Dust
(optional)
-

Potion of Invisibility

Makes you invisible, but you have to take off your armour.
Nether Wart Golden Carrot Fermented Spider Eye Redstone Dust
(optional)

Potion of Leaping

Lets you jump higher, and reduces fall damage.
Nether Wart Rabbits Foot Glowstone Dust
(optional)
-

Useful Splash Potions

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Splash Potion of Healing

Harms Skeletons, Zombies, Zombie Pigmen and Withers.
Nether Wart Glistering Melon Glowstone Dust
(optional)
Gunpowder -

Splash Potion of Harming

Heals Skeletons, Zombies, Zombie Pigmen and Withers, but harms other mobs.
Nether Wart Glistering Melon Fermented Spider Eye Glowstone Dust
(optional)
Gunpowder
Nether Wart Spider Eye Fermented Spider Eye Glowstone Dust
(optional)
Gunpowder

Splash Potion of Weakness

Useful against cave spiders; also can be used to heal Zombie villagers.
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Fermented Spider Eye Redstone Dust
(optional)
Gunpowder -

Not-very-useful Potions

The splash versions of these might be useful in the multiplayer game.

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Potion of Poison

Causes damage over time, but won’t kill. Why would you drink this?
Nether Wart Spider Eye Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional) Gunpowder

Potion of Slowness

Restores health over time.
Potion of
Swiftness or
Potion of
Fire Resistance
Fermented Spider Eye Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional) Gunpowder

Potion of Weakness

Additional ways to make the thing.
Potion of
Strength or
Potion of
Regeneration
Fermented Spider Eye Redstone Dust or Glowstone Dust (optional) Gunpowder