Minecraft Pumpkins: Locations, Uses and more!

Minecraft Pumpkins are a great food source and even better they are used to make golems. This multi-performing block's features and uses are listed below!

Minecraft Pumpkins
Minecraft Pumpkins: All you need to know!

Minecraft has a extensive farming system that allows the player to grow crops and make food at their will. This article will provide you with all the necessary information about the Minecraft Pumpkin.

Minecraft has implemented the food system and hunger meter so that players need to constantly eat to heal their health and stay alive. Food is a sustainable resource that the player’s can easily get from wheat farms, beetroot gardens and more. The pumpkin is a wild spawning fruit that the player may encounter in their stay in the world of Minecraft.

Down below are all the features for the Minecraft Pumpkins.

Minecraft Pumpkins: All you need to know

Minecraft Pumpkins
Minecraft Pumpkins

The Pumpkin in Minecraft is a fruit that appears in a square and orange texture with stripes running down the body. They generally spawn in grassy biomes and can be farmed by the players.

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Minecraft Pumpkins
Minecraft Pumpkins

Minecraft Pumpkins can be found in many locations throughout the world. Naturally they spawn in grassy biomes but very rarely because they require a empty grassy block. They will also spawn in farm rooms in Woodland Mansions, tents in pillager outposts and in snowy taiga and taiga villages.

Players may also get them from chests in Shipwrecks. Wandering traders may also carry a pumpkin for one emerald. They are easily broken with hands or an axe.


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Players can make three distinct variants of Pumpkins and these are:

  • Pumpkins
  • Carved Pumpkins
  • Jack o’Lanterns

Players can make a Carved Pumpkin by using Shears on normal Pumpkins. players can then transform it into a Jack o’Lantern by inserting a Torch in it.

Minecraft Pumpkins: Uses

Minecraft Pumpkins
Minecraft Pumpkins Farming
  • Helmets – Carved Pumpkins can be used as a Helmet by the players. Many mobs can also pick up and wear Carved Pumpkins on their hand.
  • Farming: Players can break Minecraft Pumpkins with pumpkin seeds. They produce pumpkins when ready.
  • Golems: Pumpkins are the only blocks in the game that is the main necessity to make Iron or Snow Golems in Minecraft.
  • Food Items: These are also used in making Pumpkin Pies.

Fun Fact: On Halloween some mobs may spawn with a Pumpkin on their head!

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