All you need to do is choose Minecraft mod Download and add it to your game. You will soon appear in the Nether next to a second portal that can take you home. Nether Portals are used to transport yourself to the Nether in Minecraft. Water can be gathered from pools of water found in the overworld. I will occasionally venture down enough to grab a handfull of diamonds when i need them for something, but cobble, thats the thing i always run out of. If you need more water, you can create a 4x4 pit and fill up the four corners to make a renewable water source. I have a room with a wall 3 wide built deep within my base and it would be more trouble than it is worth to resize the room.
Use your extra dirt or cobblestone blocks to build stairs so you can climb up and work. That's nearly 25x the durability and all that's required is 3 diamonds and maybe an exp. Place three Obsidian blocks on top of each end, then finish the top with two more Obsidian and two random corners. Ghast Fireball If your Nether Portal is hit for a second time by a Ghast, it will relight it, so try and get a Ghast to attack you while you're standing by your Portal. If no portals exist in the search region, the game creates one, by looking for the closest suitable location to place a portal, within 16 blocks horizontally but any distance vertically of the player's destination coordinates.
The Nether is a host to a number of mobs, a Nether fortress, and all kinds of materials with their own properties. Minecraft content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of Mojang and its licensors. Method 2 Using 10 or 14 pieces of Redstone, one lava bucket and one water bucket you can build a nether portal using the method described in detail on the page. This material can be gathered with a diamond pickaxe from areas where water flows vertically into still lava. This method is perfectly acceptable, but is not the fastest way to get your portal up and running.
An active portal for this purpose is defined as a portal block which does not have another portal block below it; thus, only the lowest portal blocks in the obsidian frame are considered. If the player's origin portal has not been used recently, then a new destination will be computed. However, building 2 Nether portals side by side is probably better for destination clarity than building a 2-in-1 portal. Minecraft 101: for all your Minecraft tutorial, guide and reference needs! Here is a list of things you'll need in order to make a Nether portal. One side effect of this behavior is that the cached destination is not validated before being re-used, so if a player travels through a portal and immediately deactivates it on the other side, other players can still follow them through for the next 60 seconds and appear at the same destination, even though there is no longer an active portal there.
This is so that if you use Nether portals for long distance travel, and your usual Overworld destination portal becomes inaccessible for some reason, due to large gravel cave-ins, lava, water, or you have an automated activation system and forgot to turn it on you will still have a reasonably close backup gate, which will get you back into your gate network. Netherrack is a type of rock that burns indefinitely, Soul Sand can be used to reduce the movement speed of any player or creature that crosses it, and Glowstone can be harvested and recombined to create lighted blocks that can be placed in your base. You can use either or a to activate the portal. Locate a lava lake above the bedrock between level 1-10, then pour water over it to create obsidian. Position your pointer the plus sign on a bottom block of obsidian and then use the flint and steel. Select it, and tap the frame you just made. When a portal is forced in this way, a 2×3 platform of obsidian with air 3 high above is created at the target location, overwriting whatever might be there.
Since I have only seem them in one world I don't know what to expect in other worlds. Even more dangerous is huge overhanging cliffs that seem to drop out of sight. Use your diamond pick-axe to mine the fresh obsidian. Once the portal is built, it needs to be set on fire with a to activate it. Portals can now be activated by any fire block within the frame.
Step 4: Construct the portal. It will only be allowed if a healthy discussion can come out of it. The obsidian can be placed in any manner, e. Make sure you have one. The road to completing a Nether portal is long and potentially arduous. This fiery, underground environment contains some unique blocks and terrifying new enemies. The trek back home will be much, much longer if you do it in the overworld instead of through the nether, but it might be safer nonetheless, and at the very least you can have a compass guide you back to spawn.
Steps to make a Nether Portal 1. This holds for a portal from the Overworld to the Nether. Relighting your Portal if it goes out If you are in the Nether, be aware that the explosion from a Ghat's fireball can put your portal out. This situation occurs when the Nether portal's location is roughly equidistant between the 2 Overworld portals within 8 blocks overworld distance difference. Entities can now travel through portals.
This article has also been viewed 31,419 times. If your portal spawns in the air, it will generate a 1×2×1 obsidian platform in the front and back of the portal. So, select the flint and steel in your hotbar. Also, double-check to see if you have a working spawn-point the place you re-spawn when you die. There are alternative lighting methods as well. New nether portal building rules: Portals can be built at a minimum of 4×5, and a maximum of 23×23.