How To Make Gold Nugget In Minecraft

Do you love golden food? Or just a shiny luxury gold nugget to decorate your base? In this article, we will show you how to craft Gold Nugget in Minecraft!

Updated on Jan 17, 2024
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How To Make Gold Nugget In Minecraft

Everything you need to make Gold Nugget

Gold Nugget is a medium material in Minecraft that can be easily crafted and has many important usages. Many people love Golden Carrot since it’s the best food in the game, and its crafting recipe requires 8x Gold Nugget.

  • 1x Gold Ingot

How to craft Gold Nugget in Minecraft

#1 Collect 1x Gold Ingot

You can get 1x Gold Ingot by either smelting 1x Gold Ore, Nether Gold Ore, Deepslate Gold Ore, and Raw Gold in the Furnace.


If you have 1x Block of Gold, put it in the crafting grid to craft 9x Gold Ingot.


Gold Ingot can be generated in chests in most structures in Minecraft. They have a variety of chances to contain 1-8x Gold Ingot.


If you’re in the Nether dimension, killing Zombified Piglins has a 2.5% chance to get 1x Gold Ingot, and up to a 5.5% chance if you have Looting III enchantment.

#2 Finish off crafting a Gold Nugget

When you have 1x Gold Ingot, press E to open your inventory and put the Ingot into craft 9x Gold Nugget.


You can also smelt any Gold tools and armors in the Furnace to get 1x Gold Nugget.


Gold Nugget can also be found in looted chests in many structures like Bastion Remnants, Igloos, Ruined Portals, Shipwrecks, Ruins, and Villages. They contain 1-24x Gold Nugget.


If you love mining, Nether Gold Ore in the Nether dimension drop 2-6x Gold Nugget when mined with a Pickaxe. And up to 24x Gold Nuggets if you have a Fortune III enchantment.


Additionally, you can kill Zombified Piglins for 0-1x Gold Nugget.

What is the give command to get a Gold Nugget?

The command to give yourself a Gold Nugget is: /give @p cauldron 1

Now you have some Gold Nugget, let’s try out a Golden Carrot!

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