Looking to gain an advantage in the darkness of night? Crafting a night vision potion might be just what you need. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of creating your very own night vision potion, allowing you to navigate even the darkest corners with ease.
To begin crafting a night vision potion, you’ll first need to gather a few key ingredients. Start by obtaining a water bottle and filling it with water. Next, collect some golden carrots from your garden or trade with villagers to acquire them. These will serve as the main ingredient for enhancing your night vision.
Once you have your water bottle filled and golden carrots in hand, head over to your brewing stand. Place the water bottle in one of the bottom slots and add blaze powder to power up the brewing stand. Now, take the golden carrots and place them in one of the top slots.
What is a Night Vision Potion?
Ingredients for Crafting
Crafting a night vision potion requires specific ingredients that can be obtained through various means. Here are the key components you’ll need:
- Golden Carrot: This essential ingredient can be crafted by surrounding a carrot with eight gold nuggets in a crafting table. It provides the base for the potion and enhances its magical properties.
- Awkward Potion: To create an awkward potion, you’ll need to brew water bottles with nether wart in a brewing stand. This acts as the foundation for adding other ingredients and creating different effects.
- Glowstone Dust: Obtained by mining glowstone or killing witches, this luminous dust serves as the catalyst to transform your awkward potion into a potent night vision elixir.
Once you have gathered all the necessary ingredients, follow these steps to craft your own night vision potion:
- Place three water bottles in the brewing stand to create three awkward potions.
- Add one golden carrot to each of the three awkward potions, resulting in three potions of night vision.
- Finally, add glowstone dust to each of the three potions of night vision, enhancing their effects and extending their duration.
Remember, timing is crucial during brewing – ensure that each step is completed correctly before moving on to the next one.
Duration and Effects
A properly crafted night vision potion grants temporary enhanced sight in dark environments without emitting any light. When consumed, it allows you to see clearly even in pitch-black areas or underwater where visibility is limited.
The effects of a night vision potion typically last for 3 minutes (180 seconds). However, consuming a longer-duration version can extend this period substantially—up to 8 minutes (480 seconds).
It’s worth noting that while wearing armor enchanted with “Respiration” increases underwater visibility when combined with a night vision potion, it doesn’t affect the duration or intensity of the potion’s effects.
How to Craft Night Vision Potion
When it comes to crafting a night vision potion, one of the first steps is preparing the brewing station. This crucial stage sets the foundation for creating a successful potion that grants enhanced visibility in low-light conditions. Let’s dive into the details and explore how to properly set up your brewing station.
- Choose a Suitable Location: Find a clean and well-ventilated area where you can set up your brewing station. It’s important to have enough space to work comfortably without any potential hazards nearby. A sturdy table or countertop will provide a stable surface for your equipment.
- Gather the Necessary Materials: To prepare your brewing station, gather all the materials required for potion making. Here are some essential items you’ll need:
- Cauldron: An iron cauldron works best for brewing potions as it provides even heat distribution.
- Heat Source: Whether you’re using an open flame or a stove, ensure there is a safe heat source available.
- Glass Bottles: Prepare several glass bottles with cork stoppers or lids for storing your finished potions.
- Ingredients: Collect the ingredients specifically needed for crafting night vision potions, such as golden carrots and awkward potions (made from Nether Wart and water bottles).
- Organize Your Workspace: Maintaining an organized workspace is key to staying efficient during the potion-making process. Arrange all your materials in easy reach so that you can access them without delay. Keep ingredients neatly labeled and sorted according to their purpose.
- Follow Safety Precautions: Before starting any brewing activities, make sure to prioritize safety measures:
- Protective Gear: Wear heat-resistant gloves and goggles to shield yourself from potential splashes or spills.
- Ventilation: Ensure proper ventilation in your workspace by opening windows or using fans if necessary.
- Fire Safety: If using an open flame, keep fire extinguishing equipment nearby as a precautionary measure.
By following these steps, you’ll have a well-prepared brewing station ready to create your night vision potions. Remember to maintain cleanliness and organization throughout the process to achieve the best results.