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How To Carve & Enchant Pumpkins In Minecraft

Want to know how you can carve and enchant pumpkins in Minecraft? Read this article to find out how you can do so.

Carving pumpkins in Minecraft will help you get helmets and snowman heads. Pumpkins also have several other uses, but in this article, we will show you exactly how you can carve them in the game.

How to Carve And Enchant Pumpkins in Minecraft?

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To learn how to carve and enchant pumpkins in Minecraft, keep reading the steps below:

Materials Required

Before we begin to carve pumpkins, let’s take a look at the materials we will need.

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  • 1 Pumpkin
  • 1 Shear

You can find pumpkins quite easily as they are very common in Minecraft. You will find them in villages, taiga biomes, Woodland mansions and pillager outposts among others. Once you find a pumpkin, you can use an axe to mine it.

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To acquire a shear, you will need two iron ingots. Place the first ingot in the second vacant slot in the first row. Place the second shear in the first vacant slot in the middle row in the crafting table. This process will give you a shear.

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Carving a Pumpkin

Now that you have got all the required materials, you can begin to carve pumpkins.

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  • To do so, walk up to a pumpkin that is placed on the ground.
  • When you do so, make sure to hold the shears in your hand.
  • Point your shears in the direction of the pumpkin.
  • Doing so will highlight the pumpkin in your game window.
  • Now, use your shears to carve a face onto the pumpkin.

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How to Enchant a Pumpkin in Minecraft?

  • Once you find and carve a pumpkin, you can also enchant it.
  • You can only enchant a pumpkin with an anvil. You cannot use an enchanting table to do so.
  • Only two enchantments can be placed on a pumpkin. These two enchantments are the curse of binding and the curse of vanishing.
  • The curse of binding will prevent you from unequipping a pumpkin head when it is placed in the helmet slot.
  • The curse of vanishing will make the pumpkin head disappear as soon as you die in the game.

With this, we come to the end of this article on how to carve and enchant a pumpkin in Minecraft. As you can see, this is a pretty easy process as long as you follow the right steps.

If you liked this article, check out how to make an iron golem in Minecraft.