Golden Carrot

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Golden Carrot
Golden Carrot JE4 BE2.png
Rarity color





Yes (64)


6 (🍗🍗🍗)

A golden carrot is a valuable food item and brewing ingredient. It provides more saturation than any other item in the game.


Chest loot[edit]

Item Structure Container Quantity Chance
Java Edition
Golden Carrot Bastion remnant Generic chest 6–17 13.5%
Hoglin stable chest 8–17 11.4%
Ruined portal Chest 4–12 7.3%
Bedrock Edition
Golden Carrot Ruined portal Chest 4–12 7.3%


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Nugget +


Master-level farmer villagers have a 50% chance to sell 3 golden carrots for 3 emeralds in Bedrock Edition, and always offer the same trade in Java Edition.



To eat a golden carrot, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 6 (🍗🍗🍗) and 14.4 saturation points. This makes it the most nutritious food in the game.

Animal food[edit]

Golden carrots are used to tame, breed, grow, and heal horses, donkeys, and mules, and to breed, lead, and grow rabbits.

Brewing ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Brewing recipe
Potion of Night Vision Golden Carrot +
Awkward Potion

Potion of Night Vision


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Eating?Eating one single
Burp?Eating a singular foodentity.generic.burpsubtitles.entity.generic.burp???

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDFormTranslation key
Golden Carrotgolden_carrotItemitem.minecraft.golden_carrot

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key


Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Gamerscore earned Trophy type (PS)
Artificial Selection.pngArtificial SelectionBreed a mule from a horse and a donkey.30GBronze
Oooh, shiny!.pngOooh, shiny!Distract a Piglin using gold.Give a piglin a gold item while it is aggressive toward the player.30GSilver


Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID
Advancement-plain-raw.pngOh Shiny
Distract Piglins with gold NetherGive a piglin one of these 24 gold-related items in the #piglin_loved item tag while not wearing any golden armor: If this advancement is attempted while the player is wearing golden armor but piglin(s) are still aggressive toward them, the advancement does not trigger. Other gold-related items, if any, may be used, but are ignored for this advancement and by the piglin.nether/distract_piglin
The world is full of friends and food Consume anything that can be consumed.husbandry/root
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Balanced Diet
Eat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for you A Seedy PlaceEat each of these 40 foods:‌[upcoming: JE 1.17] Other foods, if any, can be eaten, but are ignored for this advancement.husbandry/balanced_diet


Note: this video is outdated; it does not mention that golden carrots can be used as animal food.


Java Edition
1.4.212w34aGolden Carrot JE1.png Added golden carrots.
The new Potion of Night Vision is brewed by adding a golden carrot to an Awkward Potion.
12w36aGolden Carrot JE2.png The texture of golden carrots has been changed due to comments that the texture was suggestive.[1]
12w37aGolden Carrot JE3 BE1.png The texture of golden carrots has been changed in order to match the new carrot texture. The item sprite no longer has a dark outline.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 396.
1.1418w43aGolden Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has been changed.
1.1620w16aGolden carrots now generate in ruined portal chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.12.1build 1Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.
v0.13.0build 1 Golden carrots can now be used to feed rabbits.
v0.15.0build 1Golden carrots can now be used to feed horses and donkeys.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has been changed.
1.11.0beta carrots can now be bought from farmer villagers.
1.13.0beta has been changed, master-level farmer now has 13 chance to sell golden carrots.
1.16.0beta carrots now generate in ruined portal chests.
Golden carrots trade offering chance changed to 50%.
Legacy Console Edition
TU14CU1 1.04 Patch 1Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.
1.90 Golden Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.


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See also[edit]


  1. [1], Minecraft Forum (German)