How to Make a Lantern in Minecraft: 3 Wonderful Styles You Can Try

How to Make a Lantern in Minecraft: 3 Wonderful Styles You Can Try
Lantern in Minecraft - Photo by allinonemovie from Pixabay
SHARE - To light up your Minecraft world, why don't you upgrade the lighting into a pretty lantern? Yes, Tripboba will show you 3 different styles on how to make a lantern in Minecraft. A lantern in Minecraft can produce block light 15. It can be placed above or below the blocks. The lantern will appear to hang if it is placed below the block.

To be able to see perfectly at night in Minecraft, you need a lantern to help you light up the surroundings. A lantern could also be a pretty decoration at your place. But, some people still confuse about how to make a lantern in Minecraft. If you are one of them, you can follow these easy guides on how to make a lantern in Minecraft prepared by Tripboba.

Before crafting your lantern, there are things you should know beforehand about lantern in Minecraft. Lantern supports in the following version such as Java Edition (PC/Mac), Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition. 

You can find the lantern in the Creative Menu Location that labeled as "Decoration Blocks". To be able to create a lantern, you need 8 iron nuggets and 1 torch. Several blocks in Minecraft can produce light such as Fire, Jak-O-Lantern, Laba, Glowstone, Sea Lantern, Torn, and many more.

This article will show you step by step on how to make a lantern in Minecraft which are Jack-O-Lantern, Sea Lantern, and Pumpkin Lantern. Follow these easy guides on how to make a lantern in Minecraft and make your place brighter than before!

1. How to Make a Jack O Lantern in Minecraft?

Jack-O-Lantern - Photo by @minecraft from Instagram

Jack-o'-lantern is one block that can produce light in Minecraft. Here is the guide on how to make a lantern in Minecraft, the Jack-O-Lantern version.

Step 1. Prepare the materials to make Jack-O-Lantern. For a Jack-O-Lantern, it requires 1 torch and 1 carved pumpkin. Please note: if you are still using the older version of Minecraft, choose a pumpkin instead of carved pumpkin to be able to make a Jack-O-Lantern.

Step 2. The next step is to open the crafting menu. It will show the 3x3 crafting grid.

Step 3. Add the items to make Jack-O-Lantern. Place 1 torch and 1 carved pumpkin in the middle of the 3x3 crafting grid. The carved pumpkin must be placed on the top and the torch below the carved pumpkin. If you have already filled the items in the right place, a box that shows the Jack-O-Lantern will be shown on the right.

Step 4. Move the Jack-O-Lantern that you make to the Inventory.

Step 5. Yay! Now you have succeeded to make a Jack-O-Lantern in Minecraft.

2. How to Make a Sea Lantern in Minecraft?

Another block that also produces light in Minecraft is the Sea Lantern. This type of block is used to light the underwater area or oceans monuments. Here are the steps on how to make a lantern in Minecraft, Sea Lantern style.

Step 1. Prepare 4 Prismarine Shards and 5 Prismarine Crystals to make the Sea Lantern.

Step 2. Open the crafting Menu on Minecraft.

Step 3. Place the items that are required to make a Sea Lantern on the 3x3 crafting grid. Place the prismarine shard each on the corner of the crafting grid. The order has to be 1 prismarine shard - 1 prismarine crystals - 1 primarine shard on the first row. 

On the second row of the crafting grid, you need to place 1 prismarine crystals on each box. Repeat the order for the first row on the third row. So, you will get to see the Sea Lantern on the right if you place the materials correctly.

Step 4. If you can see the Sea Lantern form on the right of the crafting grid, it means that the crafting is successful. You need to move the Sea Lantern to the Inventory.

Step 5. You have just made a Sea Lantern!

3. How to Make a Pumpkin Lantern in Minecraft?

Carved Pumpkin - Photo by @minecraft from Instagram

Lastly, Tripboba will give you an easy guide on how to make a lantern in Minecraft. This time we will show you how to make a carved pumpkin. Carved pumpkin is needed when you want to craft a Jack-O-Lantern. To make a pumpkin lantern, you need to prepare 1 pumpkin and 1 Shears. The steps on how to make a pumpkin lantern in Minecraft are shown as follows.

Step 1. Firstly, you need to find the pumpkin plant.

Step 2. Then, hold your shears. Place the shears in your hand so you can harvest the pumpkin plant.

Step 3. Use the shears to carve the pumpkin. You need to carve a face into the pumpkin. Once it is carved, there will be 4 pumpkin seeds dropped. You can ass the pumpkin seeds into the Inventory.

Step 4. The next step is digging the carved pumpkin.

Step 5. Then, you need to pick up the carved pumpkin before it disappears.

Step 6. Yay! Now your carved pumpkin is ready!


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