How to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft
There aren’t a lot of Minecraft mobs that can protect you like Iron Golems. They seem to be passive but lash out after spotting an enemy, and here’s a guide to making an Iron Golem in Minecraft.
Iron Golems are often called the most useful mob in Minecraft because they can protect players’ villages. They might not be quick like horses, but Mojang’s sandbox game is full of unpredictable threats, and it’s always better to be safe than sorry.
Iron Golems can deal a ton of damage to hostile elements by throwing them in the air. Luckily, you can enjoy an endless supply of Iron Golems as there’s a simple method for making them yourself.
Here’s a guide explaining how to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft.
- How to make your own Iron Golem in Minecraft
How to make your own Iron Golem in Minecraft
You need four iron blocks and a carved pumpkin or a Jack o’ Lantern to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft. The goal is to place the four iron blocks in the shape of a T on the ground and put the carved pumpkin or the Jack o’ Lantern over it like a head.
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Make sure that you do this in a terrain with a lot of space as even grass can hinder the spawning process. The iron blocks should look like this when placed on the ground:
How to obtain iron blocks in Minecraft
You can get an iron block in Minecraft through iron ore and iron ingots. Collect iron ore from the underground and add it to a furnace to make iron ingots. Thereafter, put nine iron ingots in a 3×3 crafting table for an iron block.
Hence, you’ll need 36 pieces of iron ore to get four iron blocks that are required to spawn an iron golem in the sandbox game.
How to get a carved pumpkin in Minecraft
You can make a carved pumpkin in Minecraft by simply using shears on a normal pumpkin. Pumpkins naturally generate at the following places:
- Over grass blocks in any biome apart from the ones with sand and stone.
- Stem farm rooms in Woodland Mansions.
- Wooden tents in Pillager outposts.
- Taiga and Snowy Taiga villages.
We recommend using an ax to mine a Pumpkin. Also, do note that a carved pumpkin cannot be uncarved later.
How to get a Jack o’ Lantern in Minecraft
You can make a Jack o’ Lantern in Minecraft with a pumpkin and a torch. Get a pumpkin from the sources mentioned above and check out this detailed guide on how to make a torch in Minecraft.
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After obtaining the ingredients, just place the torch in the middle of the central row of a 3×3 crafting grid and the pumpkin above it.
As soon as you place the carved pumpkin or the Jack o’ Lantern over the iron blocks, the structure will instantly turn into an Iron Golem.
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