How To Make Jack O Lantern In Minecraft?

In this article, we will learn how to make a jack o’lanterns in Minecraft. A jack o lantern in Minecraft is nothing but a simple block crafted out from a pumpkin and a torch.

The lantern acts as a light source in the game. These Jack O’Lanterns have a luminance of around 15 and can also be used to provide light underwater.

Requirements To Make A Jack O Lantern

Carved Pumpkin:

Pumpkins in Minecraft are nothing but a fruit block generated naturally in the terrain of almost all biomes in the overworld. For making a jack o’lantern, a pumpkin must be carved using the shears by placing the pumpkin on the ground. 

However, if you are in a hurry, ready-made carved pumpkin can be naturally available in the taiga and snowy taiga villages, saving you some time and effort.

The best places to looks for the pumpkin in these villages are the woolen tents in pillage outpost areas and the stem farm rooms. These villages have more pumpkins in them because the pumpkins have replaced the hay bales.

However, the wandering traders also sell pumpkins, so you might want to look out for them as well.

The Torch:

Our second requirement can be made by merging a piece of coal and a stick. Like carved pumpkins in taiga villages, torches too can be found in a ready-made state in the Minecraft world at different locations. 

Mineshafts and the exit portal that you come across after defeating the Ender Dragon.

Let’s now get towards the part of actually making the jack o’lantern.

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How You Can Make Jack O Lantern In Minecraft?

Given that you have collected the requirements for crafting these lanterns, we can proceed towards crafting them.

Step 1: Open The Crafting Menu:

Open the crafting menu to craft Jack o'Lantern In Minecraft

The very first step is to open the crafting menu using the crafting table. A crafting menu is a 3×3 grid that looks like this:

Step 2: Add The Requirements To The Menu:

Add the Jack o'Lantern requirements to the menu

To make a Jack O’Lantern place the requirements – 1 carved pumpkin and 1 torch in the same 3×3 crafting grid. To get the desired result, which is a Jack O’Lantern, you must follow a certain pattern.

In the first-row place 1 carved pumpkin in the middlebox. Whereas, in the second-row middlebox, place the remaining last requirement, which is 1 torch.

Both the requirements should be in the middle column of the crafting grid, 1 craved pumpkin on the top row, and 1 torch on the second row. This is the crafting recipe for a Jack O’Lantern in Minecraft.

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Step 3: Move The Lantern To Your Inventory:

Move the lantern to your inventory

Once you have placed both the incorrect requirements pattern inside the crafting grid, now a jack o’lantern will appear in the box on your screen’s right-hand side. From there, you can move it to your inventory and then afterward place it anywhere you like.

Tip: jack o’lanterns can also be used to make iron golems.

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