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For other uses, see Luck (disambiguation).
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Potion of LuckSplash Potion of LuckLingering Potion of Luck

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Luck is a status effect that makes it more likely to receive better loot from certain loot tables, contrary to Bad Luck.


Adds 1 × level to attribute generic.luck, making loot table entries with a high quality score more likely, and entries with negative quality less likely. It also increases the chances of bonus_rolls occurring. Currently, only fishing uses quality. The new weight of each entry is floor(base_weight + quality * generic.luck). Negative levels decrease luck.


Cause Potency Length
Potion of Luck I 5:00
Splash Potion of Luck I 5:00
Lingering Potion of Luck I 1:15
Arrow of Luck I 0:37

Immune mobs[]

While no mobs, except bosses, are immune to Luck, only players are actually affected.

Data values[]


This section is about the effect IDs. For the IDs on potions, see Potion § Item data. For for the IDs on tipped arrows, see Arrow § Metadata.
NameIdentifierNumeric ID Translation key


Java Edition
1.915w44bLuck JE1.png Added Luck.
The effect was initially purely experimental and was intended to be removed later (hence its unobtainability in survival), but was ultimately kept in the game due to usage by mapmakers.[1]
1.1418w43aLuck JE2.png Changed effect icon texture.
19w08aLuck JE3.png Changed effect icon texture again.
19w13aLuck is now obtainable in survival mode as an arrow of luck is a reward item from fletcher villagers when the player has the Hero of the Village status effect.
Pre-Release 1Arrow of luck can no longer be obtained from fletcher villagers.
Legacy Console Edition
TU46CU36 1.38 Patch 151.0.1Added potions of Luck.


Issues relating to "Luck" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.


  • The potion for Luck is unobtainable in survival without the use of cheats.
  • Using a fishing rod enchanted with Luck of the Sea increases a player's generic.luck attribute, but doesn't actually grant the Luck status effect.
  • Contrary to real-life superstition, a rabbit's foot has no effect on luck in the game.
  • Bedrock Edition has unused textures for Luck potions, despite the fact that Luck is not present in said edition.