Minecraft How To

How To Make Concrete In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make concrete in Minecraft! Minecraft concrete is a solid block item that you can make in 16 different colors.

How To Make Concrete Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you how to first make concrete powder, then turn that into concrete blocks!

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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 To Make Concrete

  • 1 Concrete powder (any color)
  • 1 water bucket

Steps To Make Concrete

1. Place Down The Concrete Powder

First, select the concrete powder in your Hotbar and place it down on the ground.

Place Down The Concrete Powder

2. Pour Water On The Concrete Powder

Then we need to select the water bucket in your Hotbar and pour the water onto the concrete powder. Use the following game control to pour the water:

  • Java Edition (PC/Mac), Windows 10 Edition, Education Edition: right click on the concrete powder.
  • Pocket Edition (PE): tap on the concrete powder.
  • Xbox 360, Xbox One: press the LT button.
  • PS3, PS4: press the L2 button.
  • Wii U, Nintendo Switch: press the ZL button.
Pour Water On The Concrete Powder

When the water touches the concrete powder it will turn into a concrete block.

3. Place The Water Back In Your Bucket

After you have turned the powder into concrete blocks, we can put the water back into the bucket. The game control to pick up the water is:

  • Java Edition (PC/Mac), Windows 10 Edition, Education Edition: right click on the concrete powder block that you poured the water.
  • Pocket Edition (PE): tap on the concrete powder block that you poured the water.
  • Xbox 360, Xbox One: press the LT button.
  • PS3, PS4: press the L2 button.
  • Wii U, Nintendo Switch: press the ZL button.

The water should now be back in your bucket. And that's it! You now have concrete.

And remember, you can make concrete any of the 16 dye colors including:

  • White Concrete
  • Orange Concrete
  • Magenta Concrete
  • Light Blue Concrete
  • Yellow Concrete
  • Lime Concrete
  • Pink Concrete
  • Gray Concrete
  • Light Gray Concrete
  • Cyan Concrete
  • Purple Concrete
  • Blue Concrete
  • Brown Concrete
  • Green Concrete
  • Red Concrete
  • Black Concrete
How to make concrete in minecraft

Minecraft Concrete Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a concrete block in Minecraft. The concrete command is available in the following editions:

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

To run the concrete command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the appropriate command below. This is an example command for white concrete:

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p white_concrete 1

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

/give @p concrete 1 0

FAQ's

Where do you get concrete powder in Minecraft?

Minecraft concrete powder can be mined by hand or with a tool. You can also make concrete powder using the crafting recipe that consists of 4 sand, 4 gravel, and 1 dye of your choice. Just make sure you place those items in the crafting table in the correct order.

In the 1st row place down 1  dye in the 1st box, 1 sand in the 2nd box, and 1 sand in the 3rd box. In the 2nd row place down 1 sand in the 1st box, 1 sand in the 2nd box, and 1 gravel in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 3 gravel.

How do you make concrete in Minecraft survival?

You can make concrete in Minecraft survival by placing concrete powder on the ground, and then using your water bucket, you pour water on the concrete powder, which makes a concrete block. 

See the steps above for the exact process with game controls.

Can mobs spawn on concrete?

Yes, mobs can spawn on concrete in Minecraft.

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