How to Make an Invisibility Potion in Minecraft

Hide in plain siight from enemies and other players

If you know how to craft an invisibility potion in Minecraft, it's possible to hide from enemies in plain sight. You can also craft a Potion of Invisibility that you can use on other players.

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

What You Need to Make an Invisibility Potion in Minecraft

Here are the materials needed to brew an invisibility potion:

  • 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 Potion of Night Vision
  • 1 Fermented Spider Eye

To make variations of this potion, you will need the following items as well:

  • Redstone
  • Gun Powder
  • Dragon's Breath

To craft a Potion of Night Vision in Minecraft, you'll also need an Awkward Potion and a Golden Carrot.

How to Craft a Potion of Invisibility in Minecraft

Once you have the ingredients, follow these steps to make a Potion of Invisibility:

  1. Craft Blaze Powder using 1 Blaze Rod.

    Craft Blaze Powder using 1 Blaze Rod.
  2. Make your crafting table using four wood planks. Any type of plank will work (Warped Planks, Crimson Planks, etc.).

    Make your crafting table using four wood planks.
  3. Add the crafting table to your hot bar and place it on the ground, then interact with it to open the 3X3 crafting grid.

    Add the crafting table to your hot bar and place it on the ground, then interact with it to open the 3X3 crafting grid.
  4. Craft your Brewing Stand. Use a Blaze Rod in the middle of the top row and three Cobblestones in the second row.

    Use a Blaze Rod in the middle of the top row and three Cobblestones in the second row to craft your Brewing Stand.
  5. Place the Brewing Stand on the ground, then interact with it to open the brewing menu.

    Place the Brewing Stand on the ground, then interact with it to open the brewing menu.
  6. Put the Blaze Powder in the upper-left box to activate your Brewing Stand.

    Put the Blaze Powder in the upper-left box to activate your Brewing Stand.
  7. Add a Potion of Night Vision to one of the bottom boxes in the brewing menu.

    Add a Potion of Night Vision to one of the bottom boxes in the brewing menu.

    You can make up to three invisibility potions of once by placing night vision potions in the other boxes as well.

  8. Add the Fermented Spider Eye to the top box in the brewing menu.

    Add the Fermented Spider Eye to the top box in the brewing menu.
  9. When the progress bar is full, the Potion of Night Vision will now be a Potion of Invisibility.

    When the progress bar is full, the Potion of Night Vision will now be a Potion of Invisibility.

If you want to increase the duration of the invisibility effect, add a Redstone to your Potion of Invisibility.

How to Make a Splash Potion of Invisibility

To create an invisibility potion that you can use on other players, add a Potion of Invisibility in the bottom box of the brewing stand, then add Gun Powder to the top box.

Add Gun Powder to the top box to make a Splash Potion of Invisibility.

How to Make a Lingering Potion of Invisibility

For a Lingering Potion of Invisibility, open the brewing menu and add the Splash Potion of Invisibility to the bottom box, then add Dragon's Breath to the top box.

Add Dragon's Breath to the top box to make a Lingering Potion of Invisibility.

What Does the Potion of Invisibility Do?

Drinking the Potion of Invisibility will make you unseeable to enemies for a short amount of time. The Splash Potion of Invisibility can be used on other players, and the Lingering Potion of Invisibility creates a cloud that will grant the effect to anyone who touches it. How you use a potion depends on your platform:

  • PC: Right-click and hold.
  • Mobile: Tap and hold.
  • Xbox: Press and hold LT.
  • PlayStation: Press and hold L2.
  • Nintendo: Press and hold ZL.

Witches will occasionally drop Potions of Invisibility as well as other potions.