How to make a Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft?

The Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft is a useful tool that lets players control Pigs and use them to ride around the world. Here is how to make them!

Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft
How to make Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft? (image via. wordpuncher.com)

There are some items in Minecraft that are only used in certain parts of the game and never used again. One such item ins the Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft.

Transport in Minecraft is a big deal as the player movement speed is slow and the world is vast. Therefore, fast transport through the landscape is an absolute necessity. Players can ride many mobs using a saddle such as Horses and Donkey. But some mobs need a little extra to be rideable!

Here is how to make a Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft.

Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft

Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft
Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft (image via. Minecraft.fandom)

This is an item that has only one purpose in the game and that is to control saddled pigs in the game.

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Players cannot find this item anywhere in the world naturally and players need to craft it.

Uses for the Carrot on a Stick

The Pigs and Striders in Minecraft two of the unique rideable mobs that need a little extra in order to control them while riding.

Pigs need a Carrot on a Stick in order to control the pig after saddling it. To use it players must first put a saddle on the Pig and ride it while holding the Carrot on a Stick in their hands. The players can move the carrot and the pigs will move in the direction of the carrot.

Players can also boost the speed by clicking and holding the Carrot on a Stick. However, using each boost costs 7 durability. The boost duration can last from 7 seconds to 49 second, and is chosen on average.

How to make a Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft?

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The two items needed to make a Carrot on a Stick are:

  • Fishing Rod x1
  • Carrot x1

A Fishing Rod can be made using the following guide here. Carrots can be found in Village farms or in chests.

Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft
Recipe

Combine the following items in the Crafting Table to make a Carrot on a Stick.

Enchantments

Carrot on a Stick in Minecraft
Controlling a Pig (image via. Minecraft.fandom)

The Carrot on the Stick can be enchanted with the following:

  • Unbreaking
  • Mending
  • Curse of vanishing

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