In Minecraft, a Bucket is crafted with an item that may be mined from the ground. You’ll also need to refine the metal before you can use it to make a Bucket. The procedure, thankfully, is straightforward.
Tools Necessary to Construct a Bucket
You’ll need three iron ingots to create a bucket. The recipe is laid out in the shape of a “V” on a Crafting Table. That is, by putting 1 Iron Ingot in the middle slot at the bottom. Then, place one Iron Ingot in the centre left slot and the remaining Iron Ingot in the middle right slot. You will end up with 1 Bucket after following this crafting recipe.
Obtaining Iron Forgings
Iron Ingots can be obtained by mining for the corresponding type of ore, which is typically found in large, underground blocks. You won’t have to dig very much to find Iron Ore because it spawns between layer 1 and layer 63. Raw Iron can be obtained through mining Iron Ore once it has been discovered. Smelting raw iron in a furnace will produce iron ingots.
The Best Places to Look for Buckets
In some randomly produced buildings, you may also find a Bucket as Chest loot. The probabilities of locating a Bucket in the following settings are as follows:
- Chest of the Dungeon: 18.5%
- 18.5% off the Woodland Manor Chest
- Community Chest from the Savannah Village – 11.3%
How a Bucket Can Be Put to Use
A Bucket can be used to collect many different materials. A Bucket like this one must be held in the hand and then applied to the object you wish to collect. You can collect a Water Bucket if you scoop up water, a Lava Bucket if you gather lava, and a Powdered Snow Bucket if you gather snow.
As an added bonus, you can also use the bucket’s dump feature to deposit its contents onto a specific surface. Likewise, you can pour a bucket’s contents into a cauldron, or pick up the contents of a cauldron with a bucket.
Land Mobs Using Empty Buckets as Weapons
Some varieties of monsters can be milked using a Bucket. It’s possible to do this with a Cow, Mooshroom, or Goat if you have a Bucket. The resultant Milk Buckets cannot be emptied in the same way that other Bucket contents can be.
You can only finish off a milk bucket if you use it to make a cake or sip it while holding it. Cakes can be made in any amount, and whatever amount of Buckets used in the process will be returned to you.
Using Buckets of Water on a Sea of Swimmers
A Bucket can be used to collect small mobs, in addition to gathering resources from animals. You can catch cod, pufferfish, salmon, and tropical fish using a Water Bucket. You can also catch an Axolotl using this method.
It’s worth noting, since we’re talking about aquatic hordes, that Axolotls require gallons of tropical fish per day. Bear in mind that you can’t perform these feats with just any old bucket; you’ll need a bucket full of water.