Minecraft 1.20 Golem Guide
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Within Minecraft’s lore, there are plenty of golems to explore, but only two can be found in game. However, what if there were four? Today we show step-by-step how to build iron and snow golems alongside the steps needed to add two more in our Minecraft 1.20 golem guide.
A Summary of Iron GolemsFirst added in version 1.2.1, Iron Golems joined villagers as their fearsome protectors. Today they spawn naturally in villages, have a chance to appear caged in pillager outposts, and can be built by players with iron blocks of their own. Iron Golems are most useful for defending villages and player-created homes. They attack all hostile mobs but creepers on sight, and that includes players if you start the fight! However, iron golems made by the player are loyal no matter what. If battling an iron golem, the easiest path to victory is building a three-block high tower and simply attacking them from above. Otherwise, expect a challenging fight and hits that will knock the player very high up. When defeated, iron golems drop 3-5 iron ingots and 0-2 poppies.
Minecraft 1.20 Golem Guide: Building Iron GolemsPlayers can build iron golems manually using four iron blocks and a carved pumpkin or jack o’ lantern. First, place the four iron blocks in a “T” shape and then set the carved pumpkin on top. The final result should have the appearance of a “+” sign, and if done correctly, the golem will spawn.
A Summary of Snow GolemsLong before iron golems arrived, snow golems were added in beta 1.9. They are much weaker than their iron cousins but will throw snowballs at any hostile mobs in sight! These frosty friends do not spawn naturally, melt in biomes that are too hot, and leave a trail of snow wherever they go. Outside of being something fun to have around, their main uses are for generating snow and acting as automated turrets that knock mobs away. The perfect gate guards, one could say! If attacked by the player, they will flee and drop 0-15 snowballs if slain.
Minecraft 1.20 Golem Guide: Building Snow GolemsSnow golems are built using two snow blocks and a carved pumpkin or jack o’ lantern. First, place the two snow blocks on top of each other as an “I” and then place the carved pumpkin on top. If done correctly, a snowman with a pumpkin head will spawn. It is also possible to edit the snow golem a little further using a pair of shears. Simply shear the pumpkin on the snow golem’s head, and it will be removed, revealing the snowman’s face within.
Adding Copper & Tuff Golems to MinecraftUnfortunately, both the copper and tuff golem lost their respective mob votes, but players have since added them manually! Following our Copper Golem Guide and Tuff Golem Guide, you too can add these golems to your next Minecraft playthrough.
Minecraft 1.20 Golem GuideOur Golem Guide has come to its end, but hopefully it has helped make a new friend! Snow golems are great for built-in tower defenses, while iron golems protect your land as dedicated guards. But now that brings us to a question! If you could add one golem, what would be your suggestion? Until Next Time, BisectHosting =)
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