How To Make Gold Ingot In Minecraft

Ever feel Gold Ingot is useless to make tools with? Don't throw it away yet! In this article, we'll show you a step-by-step guide about how to craft Gold Ingot.

How To Make Gold Ingot In Minecraft
How To Make Gold Ingot In Minecraft

Everything you need to make Gold Ingot

Gold Ingot is another metal ingot in Minecraft with various usages. It can be used to craft tools, armors, golden apples, and ultimately for crafting Netherite Ingot. You can also use Gold Ingot to trade with Piglins.

  • 1x Block of Gold OR 9x Gold Nugget

How to craft Gold Ingot in Minecraft

#1 Collect 1x Block of Gold

Block of Gold always spawns in the central room of the Ocean Monuments. The room contains 8x Block of Gold.

block of gold in monument

Block of Gold also generates randomly in Bastion Remnants or as a part of Ruined Portals. Remember to use at least an Iron Pickaxe to mine them.

block of gold

#2 Collect 9x Gold Nugget

Zombified Piglins in the Nether drops 0-1x Gold Nugget on death. And up to 4x with Looting III.

zombified piglins drop gold nugget

You can smelt any Gold Tools and Armors to get 1x Gold Nugget.

smelt gold tools

Gold Nugget has a chance to generate in looted chests in Bastion Remnant, Igloo, Ruined Portal, Shipwreck, Underwater Ruins, and Village. They usually contain 1-24x Gold Nugget.

looted chest in bastion remnant

You can also mine Nether Gold Ore or Gilded Blackstone to get 2-6x Gold Nugget. Fortune enchantment can increase this drop up to 24x Gold Nugget.

nether gold ore and gilded blackstone

#3 Other Ways to Get Gold Ingot

You can smelt Gold Ore, Nether Gold Ore, Deepslate Gold Ore, or Raw Gold in a Furnace to get 1x Gold Ingot.

smelt gold ore

Zombified Piglins have a 2.5% chance to drop 1x Gold Ingot on death.

zombified piglins drop gold ingot

Finally, Gold Ingot can be generated in most Minecraft structures with 1-8x Gold Ingot.

gold ingot in chest

#4 Finish off crafting a Gold Ingot

When you have 1x Block of Gold, simply put it in the crafting grid and get 9x Gold Ingot.

block of gold to gold ingot

Another way is to use 9x Gold Nugget in a Crafting Table to craft 1x Gold Ingot.

gold nugget to gold ingot

What is the give command to get a Gold Ingot?

The command to give yourself a Gold Ingot is: /give @p gold_ingot 1

Now you have Gold Ingot, let’s save them to craft Netherite later.