How to Get Sponges in Minecraft: A Step-by-Step Guide

how to get sponges in minecraft

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your Minecraft world, sponges might be the answer. In this guide, we will show you how to get sponges in Minecraft and teach you what they can be used for.

What are sponges used for in Minecraft?

what do sponges do in minecraft

Sponges can be used for a variety of different purposes in Minecraft. For example, they can be used to clean up water, making it easier to swim and breathe. Additionally, sponges can also be used to absorb dye, which can then be used to dye wool or armor. Finally, sponges can also be used to make fireproof blankets, which can be used to protect players and items from fire damage.

How much water can a sponge absorb in Minecraft?

Sponges can absorb a limited amount of water. When sponges are placed in water, they will gradually absorb the liquid until they are full. Once sponges are full, they will stop absorbing water and can be removed from the liquid.

The maximum a sponge in Minecraft can hold is 65 blocks of water. This is the equivalent of approximately 32 buckets of water.

How to get sponges in Minecraft

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Now that you know what sponges can be used for in Minecraft, let’s move on to how you can get your hands on some sponges!

There are a few different ways that sponges can be obtained in Minecraft. The first way is to find sponges in the wild. Sponges can be found naturally generated in Ocean Monuments. To mine sponges, you can use your hand or if you want to mine most efficiently, a hoe is the best tool to use.

Another way to get sponges in Minecraft is by killing creatures known as Elder Guardian. When killed, Elder Guardians have a chance to drop sponges. Finally, sponges can also be purchased from wandering traders for three emeralds each.

Now that you know how to get sponges in Minecraft, go out and start collecting them! With all of the different uses for sponges, they are sure to come in handy. Be sure to check out our other guides for more tips and tricks on how to make the most of your Minecraft world. Thanks for reading!

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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.