How to make an iron golem in minecraft [Easy Guide]

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How to make an iron golem in minecraft [Easy Guide]

Most of the mobs in Minecraft are hostile or do not react towards the players. But among the group, there is also Iron Golem, an entity that kills dangerous creatures and protects players and villagers. In a way, he acts as the ultimate bodyguard in the game. So all you need to do is learn how to make an iron golem in minecraft, and you can let it handle all the combat in the game for you. It is also one of the most reliable ways in Minecraft to kill the Guardian. With that being said, it’s time to learn the best ways to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft!

How to make an iron golem in Minecraft (2022)

We will first cover the behavior and mechanics of Iron Golems in this block game. If you’re familiar with them, use the table below to jump into the crafting process.

What is an iron golem in Minecraft?

The Iron Golem in Minecraft is a neutral mob that naturally confronts hostile mobs. It’s attack almost all dangerous mobs finds, and thanks to its enormous strength, the Iron Golem can even kill most of them with ease. By doing that, he protects all players and villagers in the vicinity of him.

Iron Golem in Minecraft

They are one of the few mobs that spawn naturally and can also be created manually. It’s worth noting that naturally spawning Iron Golems can kill players if threatened. But Manually created Iron Golems never attack players.

How are iron golems spawned?

Naturally, the Iron Golems appear in the following places:

  • looting post (trapped in cages)
  • villages (in central open areas)

Because the Iron Golem spawn mechanic is intertwined with the villagers, you can create preferable conditions for spawning them manually. An Iron Golem can spawn naturally if the following conditions are met:

  • There are three or more villagers in the area.
  • The villagers are gossiping or panicked by a hostile mob.
  • No other Iron Golems are present to protect them.
  • The area has a valid spot where the Iron Golem can spawn

Items you need to make an iron golem

You need the following items to make an Iron Golem in Minecraft:

  • 4 iron blocks (made from 36 iron ingots)
  • CPumpkin Arved or Jack o’Lantern

How to make iron ingots

To get an iron block, you need to match 9 iron ingots on a crafting table. So, you need a total of 36 iron ingots to make 4 iron blocks that you need to create an Iron Golem in Minecraft.

iron block recipe

To collect the iron ingots, you will first have to mine the iron ores that spawn in the caves of the overworld. You can use our minecraft 1.1 9 ore distribution guide to easily find iron in no time. After collecting the raw iron from the ore block, you need to melt it down inside a furnace or blast furnace to turn it into iron ingots.

How to make a carved pumpkin

Follow the steps below to make a carved pumpkin in Minecraft:

1 First, find a pumpkin but don’t break it yet. They usually spawn in farms that are located in the villages. If you’re making multiple iron golems, it’s best to create an easy minecraft pumpkin farm first.

find a pumpkin

2. Next, use two iron ingots to make a shear in Minecraft.

Elaboration of Cutting Recipe

3. Finally, use the scissors on the pumpkin to turn it into a carved pumpkin. Now you can break the pumpkin to collect it.

Carved and Regular Pumpkin

Note: This is an optional step, but if you combine the carved pumpkin with a torch, it will turn into a jack o lantern. You can use a carved pumpkin or a jack o’lantern to create an Iron Golem. The design and function of the golem are not affected by the type of gourd.

jack o'lantern brewing recipe

Minecraft Iron Golen: Crafting Recipe

Once you have all the necessary items, you need to follow the steps below and assemble them to create an Iron Golem in Minecraft:

1 First, place two iron blocks one on top of the other to create a small tower-like structure.

two iron blocks

2. Then, put two iron blocks on the opposite sides of the top iron block to make a T shape. Make sure you are creating this Iron Golem structure in an open area, or at least nothing is blocking the placed blocks.

Iron golem body structure.

3. Finally, to finish creating the iron golem, place the carved pumpkin or jack o’lantern on top of the structure. The structure will break and a new iron golem will appear immediately.

Spawning an Iron Golem in Minecraft

In the Bedrock edition, you can also use a normal pumpkin to craft the iron golem. The Java edition of Minecraft only allows you to use a carved pumpkin or gourd for its head.

Frequent questions

What is needed to breed Iron Golems?

You can’t breed iron golems. But you can make them spawn manually using the villager mechanic. We already have a tutorial to make an Iron Golem farm in Minecraft with these mechanics.

How do you tame an iron golem?

There is no way to tame an Iron Golem in Minecraft. However, it is possible to keep them close by using a leash and tying them to a fence.

Do the Snow Golems protect you?

Similar to Iron Golems, you can also make Snow Golems in Minecraft. They use snowballs to attack and kill hostile mobs.

Why doesn’t my Iron Golem appear?

Even with the correct build, an Iron Golem may not spawn if there isn’t enough open space around it. So it’s best to create one with at least one block space on all sides except the bottom.

Make your own Minecraft Iron Golem today

Whether you need a bodyguard or a new friend, you can now make an Iron Golem in Minecraft. But it is not the only friendly mafia that supports you in this adventure. You can also try to find villagers with different jobs who can provide you with a variety of rare items with great trade deals. However, you’ll need to find and collect emeralds in Minecraft first to get the most out of trading villagers. That said, how do you plan to use an Iron Golem in Minecraft? Tell us in the comments below!

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