How To Make an Awkward Potion in Minecraft

Learn what else you can make using Awkward Potions

The Awkward Potion in Minecraft doesn't have any power on its own; however, if you combine it with other ingredients, you can brew a lot of useful potions.

Instructions in this article apply to Minecraft for all platforms including Windows, PS4, and Xbox One.

How To Make an Awkward Potion in Minecraft

Follow these steps to collect the materials and craft an Awkward Potion in Minecraft.

  1. Craft Blaze Powder with a Blaze Rod.

    Craft Blaze Powder with a Blaze Rod.
  2. Make a Crafting Table with 4 wood planks. Any type of plank (Warped PlanksCrimson Planks, etc.) will do.

    Make a Crafting Table with 4 wood planks.
  3. Place the Crafting Table on the ground and open it to bring up the 3X3 crafting grid.

    Place the Crafting Table on the ground and open it to bring up the 3X3 crafting grid.
  4. Craft a Brewing Stand. Put 1 Blaze Rod in the middle of the top row, then put 3 Cobblestones in the middle row.

    Put 1 Blaze Rod in the middle of the top row, then put 3 Cobblestones in the middle row.
  5. Place the Brewing Stand on the ground and interact with it to bring up the brewing menu.

    Place the Brewing Stand on the ground and interact with it to bring up the brewing menu.
  6. Add 1 Blaze Powder to the box in the upper-left corner of the brewing menu to activate the Brewing Stand.

    Add 1 Blaze Powder to the box in the upper-left corner to activate the Brewing Stand.
  7. Put a Water Bottle in one of the three boxes at the bottom of the brewing menu.

    Add the Water Bottle to one of the three boxes at the bottom of the brewing menu.

    Make up-to three potions at once by putting Water Bottles in the other bottom boxes.

  8. Put 1 Nether Wart in the box at the top of the brewing menu.

    Put 1 Nether Wart in the box at the top of the brewing menu.
  9. Wait for the brewing process to complete. When the progress bar is full, your bottle will contain an Awkward Potion.

    An Awkward Potion in the Minecraft brewing menu

Awkward Potion Recipe

Here are the materials required to brew an Awkward Potion in Minecraft:

  • A Crafting Table (craft with 4 Wood Planks)
  • A Brewing Stand (craft with 1 Blaze Rod and 3 Cobblestones)
  • 1 Blaze Powder (craft with 1 Blaze Rod)
  • 1 Water Bottle
  • 1 Nether Wart

What Does an Awkward Potion Do in Minecraft?

The Awkward Potion is an essential base ingredient for many other potions. Here's a list of what you can make with an Awkward Potion.

Base  Ingredient  Potion
Awkward Potion Golden Carrot Potion of Night Vision
Awkward Potion Magma Cream Potion of Fire Resistance
Awkward Potion Rabbit's Foot Potion of Leaping
Awkward Potion Sugar Potion of Swiftness
Awkward Potion Glistering Melon Potion of Healing
Awkward Potion Spider Eye Potion of Poison
Awkward Potion Ghast Tear Potion of Regeneration
Awkward Potion Blaze Powder Potion of Strength
Awkward Potion Pufferfish Potion of Water Breathing
Awkward Potion Turtle Shell Potion of the Turtle Master
Awkward Potion Phantom Membrane Potion of Slow Falling
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