As you all know, in Minecraft you will see many different items for only decorative purposes. If you notice then you will also see that most of them are related to the real world, even the materials to create those items are also a little similar.
Lanterns are also one of the items that are used for decorative purposes, though you can also use them as the source of light.
For your kind information let me tell you that there is a kind of lantern that is called Soul Lanterns, which can be useful to fend off certain enemies, and the sea lanterns are used to light up under the water.
So now you know how important a lantern is, so without further ado let me tell you the most important things that you should know about lanterns and the main topic of this article “How to make lanterns in Minecraft”.
How to make a lantern in Minecraft?
In a Nutshell:
To make a lantern, all you have o do is put 1 torch and 8 iron nuggets in the 3×3 crafting grid. Now just place a torch in the center of the grid, and fill the rest of the grid with 8 iron nuggets. So now simply click it and drag it into your inventory.
What are Lanterns in Minecraft?
In one word if I say what is lanterns then the answer will be, A lantern is a kind of block in Minecraft that emits light.
Lanterns are also known as one of the most luminous light sources. You can easily emit light at level 15 of a normal lantern, and for a soul lantern, you can easily emit light at level 10.
A lantern can also be placed on the top or bottom of most solid blocks.
Note: Sometimes you need some requirements for sneaking. If you wanna know more information then you can easily get them at Opacity/Placement.
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Okay now you know most of the things about lanterns, so now without further ado let’s cover today’s main topic…
How to make lanterns in Minecraft
To create a lantern first all you have to do is open the crafting table that you made.
Now just put all the materials that you collected and made inside the crafting table. You can’t make a lantern by just putting them on the crafting table, because here you have to follow a pattern.
Like in the first row you have to put three iron nuggets in all empty boxes one by one.
In the second row, you have to put two iron nuggets. One of them will be in the first box and the second one will be in the third box.
The third box will be the same as you did in the first box.
If you are still a little confused then you can look at the image that I gave below 😉
If you did everything just as I said then congratulation your lantern is ready and now you can take it to your inventory.
Note: If you wanna create a soul lantern then you have to just use the soul torch instead of the normal torch.
Uses of Laterns in Minecraft
You can use the lantern as a light source instead of using torches.
Fact: Lantern melts very slowly, and lanterns repel piglins.
Another lantern called soul lanterns is so handy. So that you can easily place it around your property, and this thing can be more useful while when attempting to live in the Nether in Minecraft.
The uses of this kind of lantern are so similar to a traditional lantern. The major difference between traditional and soul lanterns is the blue glow. For your kind of information let me tell you that soul lanterns can help you towards Piglins away from you.
FAQS About How to make lanterns in Minecraft
—> Are lanterns better than torches in Minecraft?
In one word Yes, lanterns are better than torches. A lantern can provide you a light level of 15 which is better than a torch.