How to Make a Jack o’Lantern in Minecraft

Last Updated on April 2, 2021

If you want to know how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft, then you are in the right way now due to reading this article. Ok, “Minecraft” is full of the most diverse and strange creatures.

Starting with a shallow pet and ending with a dragon. Then, do you know about Jack-o’-lantern? Well, it is the pumpkin blocks that are sturdy carved in which it has been updated in Minecraft for Halloween.

how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

In the world, the Jack o lantern is a pumpkin lantern having been carved festively and it is perfectly related to the season of Halloween. But, the use of Jack o lantern in this Minecraft is rather different from its usage in the world.

The first and the most important thing is that they do their own goal as a source of light perfectly the same as a torch. The difference is generally torched the light radius of theirs is much larger and it can also be underwater.

Then, Jack o lantern also has another advantage that it can keep away the Hostile Mobs well.

Supported Platforms

PlatformSupported
Java Edition (PC/Mac) Java Edition (PC/Mac)Yes
Pocket Edition (PE) Pocket Edition (PE)Yes
Xbox 360 Xbox 360Yes
Xbox One Xbox OneYes
PS3 PS3Yes
PS4 PS4Yes
Wii U Wii UYes
Nintendo Switch Nintendo SwitchYes
Windows 10 Edition Windows 10 EditionYes
Education Edition Education EditionYes
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Needed materials to create the jack o lantern

how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

Before discussing how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft, please be ready with these 2 materials:

  • 1 block (carved pumpkin)

In Minecraft, you cannot make an item of a pumpkin with a furnace or crafting table. But,  you should find and then gather this pumpkin in this game.

The first thing to do is to find a pumpkin plant of pumpkin which grows in the world of your Minecraft. It is generally found at Plains biomes or Extreme Hills.

When you have found it, you have to dig the pumpkin up. Remember that you should pick it up before the pumpkin disappears.

Then, after you have the pumpkin, you should have the shears. If you have had all, you can finish the crafting to build the block.

  • 1 Torch

In making a torch, you need to place charcoal or coal and also a stick in a crafting grid with size 3×3.

The ways of crafting a Jack o’Lantern

Then, it’s time for you to make the Jack o’Lantern. Please, follow the 3 steps below!

Opening a menu of crafting

how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

The first thing you should do is that you need to open the table of crafting. Then, you will have a crafting grid size in 3×3.

Adding the Items to create a Jack o’Lantern

how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

At the menu of crafting, you must see an area of crafting in which that area has been made up of a crafting grid (3×3 size). For creating the Jack o’Lantern, place a torch and a carved pumpkin at that crafting grid.

When you make the Jack o’Lantern, you should place the torch and carved pumpkin in an exact pattern. In the 1st row, you have to place the middlebox with a carved pumpkin.

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how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

Then, the middlebox of the second row should be one torch. After you fill the area of crafting by using the right pattern, you will see your Jack o’Lantern in the right box.

Moving the Jack o’Lantern into an Inventory

how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft

After you craft your Jack o’Lantern, there is a thing to do. You should fill your inventory with that new item. Then, congratulations, your jack o’lantern has been created successfully in Minecraft!

The Use of Jack o’lantern

After discussing how to make the Jack o’lantern, do you know about the use of it? Well, Jack-o-lantern is used as a decoration. But,  sometimes, that will be used for creating golems of iron and snow.

This Jack o’lantern will make the navigational beacons much more impressive due to the higher luminance levels and strange appearance.

And, Jack o’lantern is also used in the ghost house’s thematic building project for adding spookiness. It will be combined particularly with a torch of Redstones and cobwebs.

Well, those are the easiest ways of how to make a jack o lantern in Minecraft. Try to create it now! Good luck!

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