How To Brew a Potion of Fire Resistance in Minecraft

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Britt Britt (157)
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If you’ve any plans of fighting the ender dragon or just going into the Nether, a potion of fire resistance is absolutely necessary. This handy potion gives players immunity against fire, lava, magma blocks, campfires, and even blazes’ ranged attacks!

Here’s an easy guide to brewing a potion of fire resistance in Minecraft!

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glass bottle

In order to begin brewing, use 3 glass blocks in a crafting table to make 3 glass bottles!

water bottle

Take your freshly made glass bottles, go up to a water source and right click. You’ve now created a water bottle.

blaze spawner minecraft

This is the most tedious part of brewing. In order to begin the actual brewing process, you’ll need to collect blaze powder to fuel a brewing stand. You can craft a blaze powder from blaze rods, which are dropped by (you guessed it) blazes!

blaze powder recipe

Simply put the blaze rod anywhere on the crafting table to create 2 blaze powders.

nether wart nether fortress

Basic potions require a potion modifier. In this case, we need to gather nether wart. So while you’re looking for blazes, be sure to also grab some soul sand and nether wart from the nether fortress!

awkward potion

The base potion for every standard potion is an awkward potion. Place 3 water bottles, blaze powder, and nether wart into the brewing stand’s GUI as shown above.

potion of fire resistance

This potion requires an easy to gather effect ingredient: magma cream! These are dropped by magma cubes or crafted with a slimeball and blaze powder. Leaving everything how it was from the last step, simply place the magma cream in the top empty space.

magma cream

After brewing is complete, you’ve created a standard potion of fire resistance. This potion gives immunity to damage from fire, lava, magma blocks, campfires, and blazes' ranged attacks for 3 minutes.

Keep reading to learn how to extend the potion!


You can also extend a potion of fire resistance by placing a redstone dust in the base ingredient slot. Extending a potion means that the effect will last longer. The potion will now last for 8 minutes!