How to make a Sticky Piston in Minecraft?

The Sticky Piston in Minecraft is a variant of the Piston and here is how to make them easily in the game!

Sticky Piston in Minecraft
Sticky Piston in Minecraft (image via. u/OmerBs on Reddit)

Minecraft mechanical structures are one of the most fascinating things that the players can make with the use of Redstone. Here is how to make a Sticky Piston in Minecraft.

Mechanics were introduced in Minecraft after the advent of the Redstone material which acts as the power source or electrical power in the game. It can be used to power several of the items that comprise of the machines that the players can build. Pistons are one of those mechanical components and the Sticky Piston is a variant of the Piston.

Down below we take a look at all about the Sticky Piston in Minecraft.

Sticky Piston in Minecraft

Sticky Piston in Minecraft
Sticky Piston in Minecraft (image via. sketchfab.com)

The Sticky Piston is similar to the piston, in the sense that it pushes the block in the direction of the head, but it can also pull back the block that is connected to the head.

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The regular Piston can only push the block away but cannot pull the block back in. However, the first block connected to the Sticky Piston in Minecraft will move with the head, i.e., it pushes and pulls. But the block connected to the first block can only be pushed just like a Piston.

Sticky Pistons can generate inside Jungle Temples in the game and there are only 3 available in each.

Sticky Pistons are operated with Redstone power and operates on ticks of the power. Ticks are the pulse of the power that circulates within the circuit. Shorter Ticks can make the Sticky Piston head faster and sometimes drop the first block instead of pulling it back.

How to make a Sticky Piston in Minecraft?

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Players need the following items to make a Sticky Piston in Minecraft:

  • Piston x1
  • Slimeball x1

Pistons can be made by following the guide here. Slimeballs are found by killing Slimes in the overworld and can be quite hard to find. Swamp biomes have the most chance of spawning slimes.

Sticky Piston in Minecraft
Recipe

Combine the items in the Crafting Table in the manner shown above to make a Sticky Piston in Minecraft.

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