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"Most efficient recipes"[]

While this section was useful before, all inefficient recipes have been removed (with one exception). Additionally, the page overhaul I performed recently has made the recipes fairly simple to look up in the Potions section. With this in mind, is there even a need for the efficient recipes section anymore? - Princess Nightmoon (TalkContributions) 16:48, 12 April 2018 (UTC)

Recipes not mentioned[]

I found that in Bedrock Edition, putting a Fermented Spider Eye in an awkward, mundane or thick potion can make a weakness potion, and in a long mundane potion can make a long weakness potion. I didn't find this information in the page. Should I add it? -- 13:21, 28 August 2019 (UTC)

Old brewing stand UI image?[]

Old brewing stand UI image?

1.16 makes brewing more difficult[]

Due to the 1.16 update, I’ve found that it’s more difficult to find fortresses, therefore making nether wart and potions that need nether wart for crafting much more scarce –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Enchanter511 (talkcontribs) at 00:16, 8 September 2020 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Fortresses are more evenly and lightly distributed throughout the Nether than before 1.16. You can test this yourself by changing the version field for any particular seed in the Nether Fortress Finder web app. ~ Amatulic (talk) 17:44, 3 October 2020 (UTC)

"Brewing equipment"[]

This lists a cauldron for some reason. It can hold potions (in 1 game version) and it can hold water, but it's not really relevant to brewing at all. For either use, it's possible (any by far the simplest solution) to just store bottles of potion in ones inventory, or a common chest. And it's not like the cauldron itself could be a water source. Just fill the water bottles at the water source. And if there's a need for a lot of water bottles, just store them in a chest/barrel.

So a chest/barrel is superior in every way. Shouldn't those also be listed then? And if the instructions mention that one would need a bucket to fill the the cauldron with water, then obviously, the bucket should also be listed as relevant equipment.

My point is that the cauldron should be removed for not being relevant. 13:35, 3 October 2020 (UTC)

A bucket can't hold a potion, but a cauldron can. There are some accounts of using a cauldron as an infinite water source in Bedrock but I haven't been able to reproduce it. A cauldron is simply a quick way to store a potion without opening up and manipulating an inventory. ~ Amatulic (talk) 17:46, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
Also, in that "1 game version", the Cauldron can be used to create tipped arrows from regular potions much more efficiently than simply crafting them from Lingering Potions. Underfell Flowey (talk) 17:32, 2 November 2020 (UTC)

Potion of Weakness not included from strength in table picture[]


There is an aside picture with a tree of how to make each potion, and Weakness is only listed from Water Bottle and not Mundane Potion or Fermented Spider Eye + Potion of Strength. SpeedoThreeSixty (talk) 18:35, 12 March 2021 (UTC)

Semi-protection needed?[]

I noticed a lot of edits to this article this month, so I checked a diff between the last version of February and the latest version (so far) on March 30. There were 55 edits which, combined, accomplished the following:

The remaining 52 were unwanted edits, mostly from IP users, and the reversions of them. I then checked the abuse log for the page and found over two dozen attempts at vandalism going back to mid-February. To me, the timing and similarities of these edits hint at a possibly coordinated attempt to troll the page. Under the circumstances, might it be a good idea to semi-protect the page for a while? — Auldrick (talk · contribs) 13:49, 30 March 2021 (UTC)

I've protected it for 6 months. It's the second most visited page on the wiki after the main page, and indeed most of the edits appear to have been reverted for various reasons (I didn't look too deep into the actual diffs). –Sonicwave talk 01:11, 31 March 2021 (UTC)

Likely errors in Brewing chart[]

According to the chart at the top of the page:

  • Poison I does 2.5 dps
  • Poison Extended does 2.5 dps
  • Poison II does 1.2 dps


  • Regeneration I restores 2.5 health/s
  • Regeneration Extended restores 2.5 health/s
  • Regeneration II restores 1.2 health/s

However, according to Poison#Causes:

  • Poison I does 0.8 dps (36 damage/45s)
  • Poison Extended does 0.8 dps (72 damage/90s)
  • Poison II does 1.6 dps (35 damage/21s)

and according to Regeneration#Causes:

  • Regeneration I restores 0.4 health/s (18 health/45s)
  • Regeneration Extended restores 0.4 health/s (36 health/90s)
  • Regeneration II restores 0.8 health/s (17.2 health/22s)

The chart on this page is likely wrong since level II potions should have the same or higher lifetime effect than level I, but according to the chart, they have 1/4 the lifetime effect of level I potions (1/2 dps * 1/2 time = 1/4 lifetime effect). --Runamucker (talk) 05:22, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Addendum: At least on Bedrock edition, Extended Regeneration potions last a full 2:00. I have a feeling a lot of this information is now outdated. UnmeiX (talk) 18:41, 29 January 2022 (UTC)

I don't do much brewing, but I have tagged the top of this article as something needing updating. Amatulic (talk) 21:39, 30 January 2022 (UTC)