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How To Make An End Portal In Minecraft

In this tutorial, we will show you how to make an End Portal in Minecraft (from scratch).

A Minecraft End Portal (sometimes referred to as the Ender Portal) is basically a portal to the End, which is a dark and space-like dimension.

Just keep in mind, once you enter the End, there's no way back unless you die or defeat the Ender Dragon!

Making An End Portal Video Tutorial

Watch how to make an end portal in Minecraft using Creative mode. And we'll even give you a few tips and tricks as we show you around the portal!

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Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Required To Make An End Portal

How To Build An End Portal In Creative Mode

We'll build our Minecraft end portal by first making the frame using the 12 eyes of ender and 12 portal frame blocks

1. Build The End Portal Frame

Pick the spot you would like to make the end portal and lay down 3 end portal frames to make the first side.

Then still standing in the same spot, turn to your right (or left, doesn't matter) and lay down 3 more end portal frames to complete the second side.

Pivot again and lay down 3 more end portal frames for the third side.  Finally, pivot again and lay down the last 3 end portal frames to complete the 4 sides of the frame.

Minecraft End Portal Frame

Make sure that the green tabs on the end portal frames are pointing towards the center of the frame. If they aren't pointed towards the center, the portal won't activate.

2. Add The Eye of Ender

While still standing in the center of the portal frame, we now need to add the 12 eyes of ender.

Place 11 of the Eyes of Ender inside each of the end portal frame blocks. Be careful not to add the last one while standing in the frame or you will immediately fall in when the portal activates.

Minecraft Eyes Of Ender

So, step out of the portal and add the last eyes of ender to the end port frame block. The portal is activated when the center of the portal frame looks like outer-space.

Make A Minecraft End Portal

Now you can go to the End and battle the Ender Dragon!

Ender Dragon In Minecraft End Portal

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