How To Make Packed Ice In Minecraft

Did you know that you can stop ice from smelting just by a simple crafting recipe? In this article, we will show you how to craft Packed Ice in Minecraft!

How To Make Packed Ice In Minecraft
How To Make Packed Ice In Minecraft

Everything you need to make Packed Ice

Packed Ice is an upgraded version of an Ice block in Minecraft. It cannot be smelt by any light source so it’s good for building and decoration purposes. To craft Packed Ice, you just need to find Ice.

  • 9x Ice

How to craft Packed Ice in Minecraft

#1 Collect 9x Ice

You can find Ice generated naturally as part of the terrain in some biomes like Snowy Plains, Ice Spikes, Snowy Taiga, Snowy Beach, Grove, Snowy Slopes, Jagged Peaks, and Frozen Peaks.

ice lake

Ice can also be generated in some structures like Igloos, Ice Spikes, and Icebergs. Just make sure to use a Silk Touch pickaxe to mine them.

ice in igloo

You can make an Ice farm easily just by putting a lot of water sources in any Snowy biomes. They will eventually turn into 1x Ice block.

water source block to ice

#2 Finish off crafting a Packed Ice

When you have 9x Ice, right-click on a Crafting Table and put all in 9 items to craft 1x Packed Ice.

craft packed ice

You can also gather Packed Ice in some biomes in Minecraft like Ice Spikes, Frozen Oceans, and Frozen Peaks biome.

ice spikes biome

Packed Ice can also be generated in structures like Igloos and Snowy Plains Villages.

packed ice in village

Alternatively, you can trade 3x Emerald with the Wandering Trader for 1x Packed Ice.

What is the give command to get a Packed Ice?

The command to give yourself a Packed Ice is: /give @p cauldron 1

Congratulation on your Packed Ice!