How to make a smoker in Minecraft – Easiest ways to make smoker in Minecraft (Update 2021)

In Minecraft, Smoker is a block that can help you to cook something just like you can do with a furnace. However, the best thing about a smoker is it can cook 2x faster than a furnace by using the same amount of fuel per cooked item as furnaces.

It will be more useful for you if you are planning to explore the Minecraft world because with the help of a smoker you can cook your food so easily and heal yourself. So today in this article I am gonna explain “How to make a smoker in Minecraft” with all the essential things that you should know about the smoker.

What is Smoker in Minecraft?

How to make smoker Minecraft

A smoker is a kind of furnace that can work just like a furnace. So this is also true that with a help of a smoker you can do all the works that you can with a furnace such as cooking food items, smelting something, etc. 

The difference between a furnace and a smoker is you can cook anything 2x faster than a furnace. A smoker can also serve you as a butcher’s job site block.

Available Platforms

Edition PlatformAvailable
Java EditionWindows, Mac & Linux PC’sYES
Bedrock EditionXbox One, iOS, Android, Windows 10 PC’s, Fire OS, Nintendo SwitchYES
Education EditionMac, Windows 10 PC’s, iOs 12YES
PlayStation EditionPlayStation 3 & 4YES

 


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What You Need to Make a Smoker in Minecraft

To create a smoker first you have to collect some materials cause without them you won’t able to craft a smoker. So without further ado let me tell you what are materials that you will need while crafting a smoker. 

  • Crafting Table (Need 4 planks)
  • Furnace (Need 8 cobblestones)
  • 4 blocks or logs of wood

Now you guys know what are materials you need to craft a smoker. So now without further ado let me tell you how you can get those materials easily.

Get Crafting Table in Minecraft

To create a crafting table all you have to do is put four planks in the 2×2 crafting grid (crafting menu) one by one. After putting them in the crafting menu you will see your crafting table in the right box.

How to make smoker Minecraft

How to make a Furnace in Minecraft

The only way to get a furnace in Minecraft is by putting 8 cobblestones into the crafting table one by one.

Note: While putting the cobblestones inside the crafting table you have to make sure that the middlebox of the crafting table will be empty. You can also look at the image that I gave below.

How to make smoker Minecraft


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How to Make a Smoker in Minecraft?

I hope you successfully gathered all the materials that you will need to create a smoker, so without further ado let’s jump into the recipe 😉

To create a smoker in Minecraft, first, all you have to do is open the crafting table that you created.

How to make smoker Minecraft

After opening the crafting table there you will see a 3×3 crating grid.

  • In the first row’s second empty box, you will have to place a log.
  • In the second row, you will have to place 2 logs. One will be in the first box and the second one will be in the last box.

In the middlebox, there will be the furnace.

  • Now the last, put a log in the middle-box of the third row.

How to make smoker Minecraft

Look at the image that I gave above to make sure that you won’t do anything wrong.

Now just move the smoker to your inventory from your crafting table.

How to make smoker Minecraft

How to Find a Smoker in Minecraft

Creating a smoker is one of the easiest work to do but still, there are some places from where you can easily get a smoker. In Minecraft world, a smoker can be generated in randomly generated villages.

After finding this kind of village all you have to do is find a butcher villager. Basically, they have smokers so whenever you will see a butcher villager you can easily take a smoker from them.

Here’s a short tutorial about how to locate and take a smoker in Minecraft.

  • Locate a randomly generated village

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Now explore the village and find butcher NPC.

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • There you will find the butcher’s smoker. So all you have to do is mine the smoker using a pickaxe. (Note: make sure that you are using a pickaxe cause without that you won’t get a smoker.) 

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Now just take the smoker with you and put the smoker in your inventory.

How to use a smoker Minecraft?

As I said you can do all things that you do with a furnace so yeah with the help of a smoker you can cook anything and smelt anything. Well, let me give you an example…

Here I have a piece of meat and I am gonna cook it by using smoker instead of furnace to save my time.

  • So if you wanna do that then you have to place the smoker just like you place a crafting table or furnace in Minecraft.

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Then you have to find/locate a sheep or cow or other animals. By killing them you will get meat from them so using any sword kill the animal.

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Now simply open the smoker. There you will see a similar interface just like a furnace, so you will be comfortable with that.

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Now put the meat piece in the top left box.

How to make smoker Minecraft

  • Just like the furnace now put fuel in the bottom left box.

How to make smoker Minecraft

Now you have to just wait for a while for the arrow to fill completely. Basically there you will also see an arrow in the center of the smoker just like a furnace which will work as an indicator to show how far along the smoker is in the cooking process.


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Facts about smokers in Minecraft

  • With a help of a smoker you can turn a villager into a butcher, and to do this all you have to do is place a smoker in a village near a Minecraft villager.
  • A smoker can cook 2x faster than a normal furnace by using the same amount of fuel per cooked item as furnaces.
  • You will get around level 13 light to the surrounding area while cooking something in the smoker.
  • You can also create bass notes by placing a smoker under a note block
  • However, if you wanna mine a smoker all you have to do is mine the smoker by using a pickaxe. If you won’t use a pickaxe then nothing will be dropped.

FAQS About How to make smoker in Minecraft

—> What job does a smoker give a villager?

By placing a smoker near any villager you can easily turn any unemployed villager into a butcher.

Basically, with a help of a butcher, you will get many different food-related trades such as cooked porkchop and cooked chicken.

—> Is a Smoker better than a Furnace?

Yes, because a smoker can do anything faster than a furnace. Also, a smoker is mostly known as the upgrade version of a furnace.

Video Tutorial

—> what does a smoker do in Minecraft? or What foods can you cook in a smoker?

In short, if I say about the uses of smokers then the answer is, A smoker is an upgrade version of the furnace, so you can do all the things that you can do in the furnace but the process will be faster.

A smoker can cook every single food that can be cooked in Minecraft. Basically, they are used to cook raw meats such as beef, chicken, rabbit, mutton, and a variety of fish.

—> Can smokers be pushed by pistons?

However, a smoker can’t be pushed by pistons. For your kind information let me tell you that neither a furnace and a blast furnace can be pushed by pistons.

—> How to use a smoker in Minecraft?

In this article, I also covered this topic completely but still if you didn’t understand then here’s a video tutorial for you.

—> Where can smokers be found in the creative menu?

You can easily find a smoker in the decorative blocks panel in the creative menu.

—> How to lock a smoker in Minecraft?

Well, you can easily lock it by using the lock tag using /data command.

One thing that you have to keep in mind is when you will lock it you won’t able to open it unless you are holding any item with the same name as the Lock tag’s text.

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