Hopper recipe in Minecraft: How to craft & use

Nikhil Bahuguna
Chest on top of two hoppers and a Furnace in Minecraft

In Minecraft, knowing the Hopper recipe will come in handy to simply collect your items or set up an efficient system to interact with other containers. So here’s all you need to know about Hoppers in Minecraft, including how to craft and use them.

There are a ton of recipes to learn in Minecraft, allowing you to collect the right set of items to get your desired item or structure. A Hopper is no different, and you can use them to save you a ton of time and increase organizing skills for your resources.

Let’s get into the recipe for a Hopper in Minecraft, along with their uses, and how they work.

How to craft Hopper in Minecraft

In Minecraft, the Hopper recipe consists of one Chest and five Iron Ingots, with the Chest in the middle and the five Iron Ingots at squares 1, 3, 4, 6, and 8 of the crafting grid. You can confirm the item placements on the Crafting Table using the image below.

Hopper on Crafting Table in Minecraft
Hoppers are easy to craft in Minecraft.

What are Hoppers in Minecraft?

Hoppers are blocks that you can use to store or transfer items from other containers in Minecraft. However, they can’t hold as much inventory as a Chest, having only five slots of space, and can be used in several ways.

While some items like the Furnace, Jukebox, and Composter have specific interactions with Hoppers, you can also build a Hopper pipe by stacking three or more Hoppers one after the other.

How to use Hopper in Minecraft

Here are some of the ways you can use Hoppers in Minecraft:

  • Gather items into its inventory, if the items are thrown right above it.
  • Crafting item to create Minecart with Hopper.
  • Channel items from one container to another.
  • An active Hopper can receive Redstone signals.

So there you have it! That’s all you need to know about the Hopper recipe in Minecraft, along with its uses. For more content on Minecraft, be sure to give these a look:

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About The Author

Nikhil is a games writer who focuses on FPS titles like Call of Duty, Valorant, Counter-Strike and more. In his free time, you can find Nikhil setting a red carpet in Valorant. You can contact Nikhil at [email protected]