Minecraft How To

How To Make An Iron Golem In Minecraft

An Iron Golem is a large sentient statue that will defend players and villagers. We show you how to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft with our video and step-by-step tutorials.

Build An Iron Golem Video Tutorial

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Available Platforms

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

Tools & Supplies Needed

Steps To Build An Iron Golem

1. Make The Body

To build a Minecraft Iron Golem, we'll start by placing two iron blocks stacked on top of each other. This is essentially the body of your Iron Golem.

Build An Iron Golem Body

2. Add Arms

Now we need to add the arms. We can do this by simply placing an iron block on each side of the top bock of the body.

Add The Arms

3. Add A Head

Lastly, we need to place the carved pumpkin OR jack o' lantern on top of the body (this step must be done last).

Add The Head

The Iron Golem will now come to life!

How To make An Iron Golem

Keep in mind, there will need to be some space around your Iron Golem in order to spawn. It will not spawn in a confined area.

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