Twelve cacti hits and one diamond sword blow will kill a creeper. Hold down the right mouse button on PC. Aside from using server commands, there are only four ways to get gunpowder: Creepers ; Ghasts; Dungeon Chests; Witches; Of those four, creepers would be the easiest way to reliably (and safely) get gunpowder. Take care not to fight the Ghast above lava. wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. No, you can't. Methods lower down are faster and easier but require more advanced items. Gunpowder is used when Crafting TNT and Brewing Splash Potions. Make a 2 block wall and the roof has to be trapdoors. Repeat. Double-tap the forward key to start sprinting. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. The creeper makes a noise each time it gets hurt, so you can count these to keep track of cactus hits. If there is no mod, then it's not possible. Warning: the hut may contain a witch. But killing a creeper is the best because it's easier. Killing creeper, witch and ghast is the best idea to gain gunpowder. Gunpowder used to be known as sulfur in the very early development of this game. While it requires more work, it carries no danger once made. Gunpowder can be obtained from Dungeons, Desert Temples or Village Chests. Hunting creepers is the easiest way to find this item. To create this article, 17 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. A mob grinder can also produce gunpowder. Be prepared for a fair fight before you set up your trap. If they explode, they will not drop anything. Like crafting it? All firework stars explode almost simultaneously when the rocket detonates. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. If I can, which villager should I trade with? This article has been viewed 262,288 times. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Yes, you could, if you have a luck potion on you. Make sure you're prepared before fighting with it first. Yes, you can. Last Updated: September 13, 2019 Build them in the nether and you can cover thousands of blocks very fast. Gunpowder can be obtained from Dungeons, Desert Temples or Village Chests. Keep feeding fish until the Ocelot turns into a cat. Strike the creeper with your sword while sprinting to knock it backwards. Ghasts and Witches also occasionally drop Gunpowder. Adding more gunpowder increases the duration of the rocket. 1.8 will finally add the packed ice recipe so ice farms will work. Up to three gunpowder can be used. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. (On Pocket Edition, this requires version 0.12.1+.). The steps below are organized by the tools they require. Can I craft it with the new sulphur, potassium, nitrogen and charcoal? Gunpowder is an Item added in Update 0.4.0. You can also retrieve gunpowder by using the Too Many Items mod. Each creeper drops 0, 1, or 2 units of gunpowder, but only if you kill it before it explodes. You can, but you would have to use a mod. Up to five firework stars can also be used with three gunpowder. I can AFK overnight at my witch farm and get over a double chest of gunpowder, as well as everything else. The other methods are harder but give you a chance at more valuable loot as well. Collecting gunpowder in the desert temple and jungle temple is a good idea. If you condition the area properly, you'll get a lot of witches spawning. Each skeleton killed has a small chance to drop a bow and/or 0 to 2 arrows. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 262,288 times. It will now follow you. Ghasts and Witchesalso occasionally drop Gunpowder. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/f\/f7\/Get-Gunpowder-in-Minecraft-Step-1-Version-5.jpg\/v4-460px-Get-Gunpowder-in-Minecraft-Step-1-Version-5.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/f\/f7\/Get-Gunpowder-in-Minecraft-Step-1-Version-5.jpg\/aid2635121-v4-728px-Get-Gunpowder-in-Minecraft-Step-1-Version-5.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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