How to make a torch in Minecraft – Easiest way to make torch in Minecraft 2021

Minecraft is a virtual game world of our real-world or you can say Minecraft is an advanced virtual Stoneage era. Just like humans need fire or a torch to light any area or to cook something, here in this virtual world you will also need fire to boil water, cook food, or receive warmth.

Not only that, but you will also need flames to light your way. Just like we do when we want to see something in the dark or make our surroundings look a little homier. That’s why today in this article I am gonna tell you how to make a torch in Minecraft.

For your kind information let me tell you that in Minecraft Torch is one of the first tools that a player should make once they’ve entered their Minecraft world for the first time.

By using a torch you can not only light up any area but also use this while Mining, illuminating a base, Repealing Piglins, Jack o’Lantern, Lanterns.


How to make a torch in Minecraft

In a Nutshell:

To create a torch in Minecraft First, all you have to do is make sticks in Minecraft. After that, you have to just find coal or charcoal in Minecraft. Then just put them in the crafting table one by one just as you can see in the image that I gave below.

How to make a torch in Minecraft


Available Platforms

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

Articles that you should read before reading this article:

How to make a stick in Minecraft

How to make charcoal in Minecraft


If you still didn’t understand then don’t worry I am here for you to explain 🙂

Materials you need to craft torch in Minecraft

As we all know that to create any item in Minecraft you will need to gather some basic materials and here to create a torch you will need two items such as:

  • 1 Stick
  • 1 coal / 1 Charcoal

How to get sticks in Minecraft

In My previous article, I already discussed How to get sticks in Minecraft. But in case if you didn’t read that article then let me tell you in short.

To create sticks in Minecraft you have to simply put two planks in Crating table one by one in a column. To ensure that you placed them in the right position you can also look at the image that I gave below.

How to make a torch in Minecraft

How to get coal in Minecraft

Coal is also one of the most common items in Minecraft that can be mined so easily and also can be gathered from coal ore. So now the question is how can you find Coal ore in Minecraft…?

Well, if you wanna get coal from coal ore then you will have to find any elevation first. yes, Players will be able to find it in different places such as mines, caves, mountains, and pretty much anywhere underground.

There are also some places where coal generates naturally in chests such as Dungeons, Mineshafts, Igloos, Shipwrecks, Strongholds, Underwater Ruins, Villages, and Woodland Mansions.

Note: Coal ore can be broken with any level or type of pickaxe in the game.

How to craft a torch in Minecraft (step by step)

1. Open the Crafting Menu

To make a torch in Minecraft first all you have to do is open your crafting table. There you will see the 3×3 crafting grid.

How to make a torch in Minecraft

2. Add Materials to make a Torch

Now you have put all the gathered materials on the crafting table. However, you can’t just put them because you will have to follow a pattern.

As I already said that in the crafting menu you will see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid, And to create a torch you will have to place 1 coal and 1 stick in the 3×3 crafting grid one by one in a column. 

How to make a torch in Minecraft

Or,

You can also make a torch if you use charcoal instead of coal because both of them are quite similar in use.

How to make a torch in Minecraft

3. Move the Torch to Inventory

How to make a torch in Minecraft

Well if you placed all the items properly then congratulations cause now you can see your torch on the right side of the crafting menu. So just take the torch and put it in your inventory.

 

Minecraft Torch Command

In case you are in hurry or don’t wanna craft a torch then you can also use commands to get a torch in Minecraft.

The Minecraft command is available in all the game editions such as Java Edition, Education Edition, Pocket Edition, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Windows 10 Edition.

Now just open your chat window and enter the command that I am gonna tell. Just make sure that you are using the command according to the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher torch command

/give @p torch 1

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

/give @p torch 1 0

now let me tell you one of the most useful torch variations in Minecraft. Yes, I am talking about Redstone Torch.

Video Tutorial:

How to make Redstone Torch in Minecraft

1. Open the Crafting Menu

To make a torch in Minecraft first all you have to do is open your crafting table.

How to make a torch in Minecraft

2. Add Materials to make a Redstone Torch

As I already said that in the crafting menu you will see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid, so to create a Redstone torch you will have to place 1 Redstone (dust) and 1 stick in the 3×3 crafting grid one by one in a column. 

How to make a torch in Minecraft

3. Move the Redstone Torch to Inventory

Well if you placed all the items properly then congratulations cause now you can see your Redstone torch on the right side of the crafting menu. So just take the torch and put it in your inventory.

How to make a torch in Minecraft

FAQs about How to make Torch in Minecraft

—> Do Minecraft torches burn out?

A Redstone torch experiences “burn-out” when it is forced to change state more than eight times in 60 game ticks.

—> What is the light level of a torch in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, every Minecraft torches have their own level of 14 after being placed down. Also, the torches don’t illuminate anything when held unless the player is using a launcher like Optifine.

—> How do you make a torch in Minecraft without coal?

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