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How To Make A Cauldron In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a cauldron in Minecraft!

A Minecraft cauldron is a block that holds water, and if you're using the Bedrock Edition, it can also hold potions, lava, and dyed water.

How To Make A Cauldron Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we use the cauldron recipe to craft a cauldron and show you how to use it in the game.

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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

Required For Making A Cauldron

  • 7 Iron ingots

Steps To Make A Cauldron

Step 1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To create a cauldron in Minecraft, let's first open your crafting table. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open the crafting table

Step 2. Add The Iron Ingots To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 7 iron ingots to the grid.

You must add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 1 iron ingot in the 1st box and 1 iron ingot in the 3rd box. In the 2nd row place down 1 iron ingot in the 1st box and 1 iron ingot in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 3 iron ingots, one in each box. This is the Minecraft cauldron recipe.

Add The Iron Ingots To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice the cauldron appear in the box on the right.

Step 3. Move The Cauldron To Your Inventory

After crafting the cauldron, you'll need to drag it down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Cauldron To Your Inventory

And that's how you craft a cauldron! A Minecraft cauldron is a block used to hold water (and fill water bottles), and if you're using the Bedrock Edition, it can also hold potions, lava, and dyed water (to dye leather armor, for example).

How to make a cauldron in Minecraft

Minecraft Cauldron Command

You can also use a Give Command to make cauldrons in Minecraft. This command is available in the following game editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the cauldron command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher cauldron command

/give @p cauldron 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p cauldron 1 0

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