Minecraft Glow Berries: How to get, grow and what they do

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Minecraft Glow Berries are an item that many of you out there are eager to get your hands on. Glow Berries have multiple uses but are a pretty scarce resource so learning how to get them, grow some for yourself, and what they do is pretty important.

Below, we’ll be detailing just that, providing you with all the Glow Berry information you need so you can utilize them to their full potential!

What do Glow Berries do in Minecraft?

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We’ve alluded to the importance of Minecraft Glow Berries but what do they actually do? Well Glow Berries can be used in various different aspects within Minecraft. First off, you can eat Glow Berries, restoring two hunger. Next, you can place Glow Berries on a block to emit light. Another Glow Berry use is for composting. Place Glow Berries in a composter and you will have a 30% chance of raising the compost level. Finally, Glow Berries can be used to breed foxes.

How to get Minecraft Glow Berries

If you’re looking to get your hands on some Minecraft Glow Berries, they are obtainable out in the wild. These are, however, limited to Caves, more specifically Lush Caves. These Glow Berries will be hanging on vines and can be harvested by simply using or breaking the vine. If you want a guaranteed Glow Berry, you can use a tool with Silk Touch applied.

Additionally, Glow Berries can be found in chests both within Mineshafts and the Ancient City.

How to grow Minecraft Glow Berries

Once you’ve got yourself some Glow Berries, you can grow them to quickly get more. To grow Glow Berries, you must place them on the bottom of a block that is above you with a height between 2 and 26 blocks. If you use Bone Meal on the vine, Glow Berries will grow even if the vine was not fruitful beforehand.

We hope this clears things up around Minecraft Glow Berries! Be sure to check out our other Minecraft guides if you need any more information on other aspects in your block building adventure.

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Josh Chambers
Josh Chambers
Josh has been gaming for as long as he can remember. After his parents bought him a SNES way back when, he has only developed more and more gaming knowledge has time's gone on.