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How To Make A Jack O' Lantern In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a Jack o' lantern in Minecraft!

A Minecraft Jack o' lantern is a block that provides a light level of 15 and works underwater. It's also used to build golems.

How To Make A Jack O' Lantern Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you the Jack o' lantern recipe plus how to use a Jack o' lantern 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 PS3 & PS4 Yes

Required To Make A Jack O' Lantern

  • 1 Carved pumpkin
  • 1 Torch

Steps To Make A Jack O' Lantern

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a Jack o' lantern, you first need to open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Jack O' Lantern Items To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the carved pumpkin and torch to the grid.

You must add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 2nd row, place down 1 carved pumpkin in the middlebox. In the 3rd row place down 1 torch in the middlebox. This is the Minecraft Jack o' lantern recipe.

Add The Jack O' Lantern Items To The Menu

After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice the Jack o' lantern in the box on the right.

3. Move The Jack O' Lantern To Your Inventory

Lastly, drag the Jack o' lantern down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Jack O' Lantern To Your Inventory

That's it! A Minecraft Jack o' lantern is a block that provides a light level of 15 and works underwater. It's also used to build iron golems and snow golems.

How to make a Jack o' lantern in Minecraft

Minecraft Jack O' Lantern Command

You can also use a Give Command to make Jack o' lanterns in Minecraft. The command is available in the following editions:

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher Jack o' lantern command

/give @p jack_o_lantern 1

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

/give @p lit_pumpkin 1 0

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