search
Minecraft Wiki

Minecraft Wiki

793 pages Updated: Sep 24
Wiki BG

Gold Block in Minecraft

Gold is a mineral that can be found in both the Overworld and the Nether. It is naturally generated as gold ore that can be then smelted into gold ingots. Gold ingots can then be crafted into blocks, armor, and tools.


A block of gold (via screenshot)


How to obtain gold?


It is most commonly found underground but can also be generated in structures such as bastion remnants, ocean monuments, and ruined portals. Gold has multiple forms in Minecraft. It starts out as a block of gold ore that is mined with a pickaxe to drop raw gold. Raw gold is then smelted into a gold ingot with the help of a furnace. Gold ingots are the most common state of gold, and are used for making tools, armor, food, and other blocks.


Gold ore found underground (via screenshot)


What is the use of gold?


Gold is a metal resource that is commonly used for tools, armor, and food items. It can also be used to make other blocks such as gilded blackstone, powered rail, the bell, and light weighted pressure plates. The most popular and useful items that can be made from gold are golden apple, golden carrot, enchanted golden apple, glistering melon slice, armor pieces, and tools.


Conclusion


Gold is an interesting metal that is mostly used for food, as the tools and armor made from it are quite fragile and lose durability quite quickly. However, the tools made from gold are quicker than tools made from other materials.


Making a golden (via screenshot)


FAQs


Q. What are the easiest ways to get gold?


A. The easiest and most reliable ways to get gold are by mining in the badlands biome, raiding bastion remnants, and mining in the Overworld.


Q. Can you make gold in Minecraft?


A. Gold ingots can be made by smelting raw gold.


Q. What is the best Y level for mining gold?


A. The best Y level to mine gold is -16.




Popular In Minecraft Wiki

Comments

comments icon

Latest Wiki Pages

Respawn Anchor in Minecraft

Respawn Anchor in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 1 d
Deep Lukewarm Ocean in Minecraft

Deep Lukewarm Ocean in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 2 d
Deep Frozen Ocean in Minecraft

Deep Frozen Ocean in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 2 d
Deep Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Deep Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Dark Forest in Minecraft

Dark Forest in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Deep Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Deep Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Dark Forest Hills in Minecraft

Dark Forest Hills in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Cold Ocean in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Birch Forest Hils in Minecraft

Birch Forest Hils in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Birch Forest in Minecraft

Birch Forest in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Beach in Minecraft

Beach in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 3 d
Wither skulls in Minecraft

Wither skulls in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Amor Stand in Minecraft

Amor Stand in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Item Frame‌ in Minecraft

Item Frame‌ in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Egg in Minecraft

Egg in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Minecart with Chest in Minecraft

Minecart with Chest in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Bamboo Jungle in Minecraft

Bamboo Jungle in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Boats in Minecraft

Boats in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Boat with Chest in Minecraft

Boat with Chest in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d
Minecart with Furnace‌ in Minecraft

Minecart with Furnace‌ in Minecraft

Minecraft Wiki 5 d