How To Make A Fire Resistance Potion In Minecraft: A Guide

Minecraft is one of the most addictive sandbox video games developed by Mojang and created by Markus. In the survival mode on this Minecraft game, you have to collect items, and there is also a chance of getting killed in different ways. In this game, when you go deep down to find some essential items for this game, there is a risk of dying due to the underground lava and fire. Also, there is a fireball attack by some zombies or other creatures. So this game also features you that you can also survive from this fire by using the fire resistance portion for a selected time. So today, in this article, we are talking about making a fire resistance potion in Minecraft to survive from the lava and other fires.

And the best thing is the portion is coming in handy within a small glass bottle. So by reading this article, you become an expert to make the fire resistance portion and go underground to search for essential items.

How do you Craft Fire Resistance?

Before you make any portion, like a chemist, you always need the brewer to make the potion. In the Minecraft world, you are only able to make a portion when you have the brewing stand. So if you have the brewing stand, you can skip the following steps and directly go to the next step to craft fire resistance.

Method to Create the Brewing Strand

First, you have to collect the ingredients that you need to make the brewing stand. The ingredients that you have to collect are 3 cobblestones and 1 Blaze rod. If you have these, follow the method.

  1. At first, open the crafting area on the Minecraft game.
  2. You see a box in the upper middle section of this area. Put the blaze rod on the box.
  3. Then, put the 3 cobblestones beneath the blaze rod (keep one cobblestone in each box).
  4. After that, you are successfully crafted your blaze rod.

Now let’s see how you can make the fire resistance portion.

Make A Fire Resistance Potion In Minecraft

Method to craft Fire Resistance portion

First, collect the ingredients. They are Blaze powder, Magma cream, Nether wart, Water bottle, and the Brewing stand to make the portion. Now follow the steps.

  1. At first, open the brewing stand table or interface.
  2. Then to start the stand, put the Blaze powder on the left-hand side box.
  3. Then put one Water bottle on any of the three lower boxes. You can put three water bottles at a time to make three portions.
  4. After that, put the Nether wart on the top box. Then the process will start. You will see an arrow and also white bubbles.
  5. When the brewing process is done, the Nether wart will disappear from the box. But the portion does not affect.
  6. To make the effect on your portion now, you need to put the magma cream on the top box. Now when the making process is done, a ‘glug glug glug’ sound and you will see the magma cream is disappearing, and now your portion is crafted completely with the effect.

And now, when you go to the portion, you will see the portion name that is the ‘Fire Resistance Portion.’ So that’s mean you are successfully crafted your fire resistance portion.

How do you craft an 8 minute fire resistance potion?

If you want to make 8 minutes fire resistance portion on Minecraft, you will need different ingredients. Although, of course, at first, you need the brewing stand to make the portion. The ingredients that you need are 1 Redstone dust and 1 portion of Fire resistance. This process just upgrades your previous portion timing. Now follow the method below.

  1. At first, open the brewing stand interface.
  2. Then, add the blaze powder on the left side box to start the brewing process.
  3. Now, put the Redstone on the top box and the potion bottle on the below box. Like previous, you are able to create 3 portions at a time.
  4. Then, the brewing process will start, and you will see the white bubbles.
  5. Once the process is done, like the previous, you also hear the ‘glug glug glug’ sound.

After that, once you hover the portion, you will see the name ‘Fire Resistance Portion (8),’ and the process is completed.

How do you make a fire resistance potion in Minecraft 2020?

Minecraft 2020 last version is Minecraft 1.16. This Minecraft version was released on November 2, 2020. It is released with some of the new updates. So the portion-making process also updates a little bit with this version.

On this version, you can make one or three Fire portions. Follow the instructions given below.

  1. First, like the previous one, open the brewer stand interface and then put the brewer powder.
  2. Then, put the water bottle (1 or 3) and Nether wart in their place.
  3. When the Nether wart vanishes from the box, add the Magma cream.
  4. Now your portion is ready.

Remember, on 2020 Minecraft, add a glass bottle with the Nether port and produce an awkward portion. If this happens to you, just replace the Nether port with the magma cream, and your portion will ready. Another way to making the fire resistance portion of 3 minutes.

How to Craft Fire Resistance Potion in Minecraft PE (Pocket Edition) 

The making of the fire resistance portion is the same as stated earlier. Follow the steps.

  1. At first, create the brewing stand.
  2. Then on the brewing stand menu, put the weather glass and the nether wart.
  3. It will create an awkward portion that does not have any effect.
  4. Now, put the magma cream in the same position as the nether wart.
  5. Then, when the magma cream vanishes, you will get your Fire Resistance Potion.
  6. Now collect this potion for your inventory.

This method is the same for the Bedrock edition Minecraft, i.e., the Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10.

How to Craft Fire Resistance Splash Portion

To craft the fire resistance splash potion, you need the fire resistance portion and the gunpowder.

  1. First, open the brewing stand menu.
  2. Then, put the brewing powder to start the procedure.
  3. Put one or three bottles of fire potion on the lower box and gun powder on the upper box.
  4. When your splash portion is ready, the gunpowder will vanish from the box.

Remember one thing that when the brewing powder is finished, you need another brewing powder to it. Either the process will not be done without the brewing powder.

Frequently asked Questions

A. What is the value of the fire resistance potion on Minecraft?

The fire resistance potion in Minecraft makes a person resistant within a fire, including lava. This will be helpful for this game when you are searching for the finding of very deep underground materials. The standard resistance potion makes you resistant only for 3 minutes. But with the addition of the Redstone dust, you can upgrade the potion timing to 8 minutes.

B. Does Netherite Armour give fire resistance?

The Netherite armor itself is fire resistant. But you are wearing Netherite armor actually does not make you resistant to fire. By wearing this armor, you will get a little more safety than the fire. This type of safety you can find by wearing any other armor. So overall, Netherite armor does give you the fire resistance capability.

C. Does the fire resistance potion save you from lava?

Yes, it can, as already mentioned. When you take this portion, you can swim on the lava the same as you swim on water.

D. How can I use the fire resistance potion in Minecraft?

After you finish crafting your potion on Minecraft, you need to use it. If you want to use it later, then store it in your inventory. To use the potion, you have to drink it. When you drink it, you will see the drinking animation, and then only the fire resistance ability is active on your character body. Now you are able to survive any kind of fire like the lava, blaze’s fireball, or any other sources. That’s how you can go in deeper and find the essential items. Now to drink the potion, follow the steps below.

  1. First, from your inventory box, select the fire resistance potion.
  2. Then select the ‘use’ button to drink your potion. If you are playing the game on Windows, then to drink the potion, use right-click. On pocket edition, tap the ‘Fish’ button. Press the left trigger when you play on Xbox 360 or the Xbox One. If you are playing the PS3 or PS4 Minecraft, then press the ‘L2’ button. And lastly, if you are playing the Wii2 and Switch Minecraft, use the ‘ZL’ button.


At last, we want to suggest that you dont limit your adventure to stopping by the fire. Enjoy and carry on this with the fire resistance portion and the upgraded portion of it. When you play this game, you will understand gradually that it is very important to survive from fire and why you need to make this and any other portion.


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