How to make a Beacon in Minecraft

By | 22.02.2017

The Beacon is the block item. This article will help the game lovers about how he can make a Beacon in Minecraft with step-by-step with screenshot images.

Supported Platforms and Version

Platform Supported Minimum Version Required
PC/Mac Yes  1.4.2
Pocket Edition (PE) Yes  0.16.0
PS3 Yes
PS4 Yes
Xbox one Yes
Xbox 360 Yes
Windows 10 Edition Yes  0.16.0
Education Edition (EDU) Yes  1.0
Wii U Yes


Materials Required for Crafting a Beacon

Before going on the further process, the Minecraft player has to collect certain recipe materials for making Beacon. Following are the certain things which are required.

• 1 Nether Star
• 3 Obsidian
• 5 Glass

How to make a Beacon in Minecraft

When all the required above material is collected, then he is ready to make a Beacon. The process for crafting a Beacon by following certain steps:

Step 1: Open the crafting Table
For crafting table, an individual has to open the crafting menu where he should add the items required for making the crafting grid. Before crafting any item, to make sure that the crafting table is a 3X3 crafting grid.

minecraft crafting table

Step 2: Add items to the Crafting Beacon
In order to make a Beacon, an individual has to add all the items which he collected in the crafting grid. Those items should be placed in a proper way. In the first row of the grid, all the boxes should have 1 glass. In the second row, nether star got should be put in the middle of the glasses while in the third row, all the boxes should have 1 obsidian. After appropriate filling, a Beacon would appear on the screen.

How to make a Beacon in Minecraft

Step 3: Move Beacon to the Inventory box
When the Beacon is ready, then the player has to move it to the inventory box for using it.

Beacon Minecraft Recipe

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