How to Make A Torch in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains How to Make A Torch in Minecraft with detailed screenshots and step-by-step instructed process.

When mining but also on various occasions in which the brightness is scarce, one of the most immediate and necessary resources is certainly the torch. In fact, with the torch it is possible to illuminate those very dark areas that sometimes really prevent us from understanding where we are, where to go or by which materials and resources we are exactly surrounded. And this is as true for survival mode as it is for creative play. In the latter then in particular the torch can be useful as embellishment, to decorate the environment of a base, a house or a work warehouse, as well as simply to shed light when you are digging a cave inside a mountain!

In short, it is a simple but very useful tool, without which you certainly cannot survive! This guide aims precisely to “illuminate” the darkness you may have about the valid method to obtain this precious tool. By reading carefully you will realize that it is really easy to make it, and its potential is great. Then he showed you below how to make a torch in a few simple steps! In a short time you will be able to make as many as you need and it will be really fun to do it! Consider that the materials necessary for its realization are very few and very easy to find. It does not take a long time, it is almost immediate. You absolutely have to try. What are we waiting for? Let’s get started and get to work!

Required Materials to create a Torch:

Image Name Quantity
Coal / Charcoal 1
Stick 1

Creating a Torch is very simple: you can choose get it from nature in survival mode, so follow the first option. If you are in creative mode, go directly to the second option.


1. Open the workbench grid

First, lay a workbench along the ground and right-click on it. A crafting grid similar to the one you see in the photo will open for you:

All you have to do is place the different materials inside the grid squares in the right order.

2. Place the materials in the fabrication grid

Now you have to insert the necessary materials in the right order that I indicate: Place the coal or charcoal in the top central square. Finally, place a stick in the central square! Follow this figure exactly:

In this way you will see a torch appear in the small square on the right! Isn’t it fantastic?

3. Collect the item

Now you just have to click on the Torch and drag it to your inventory so you can use it when you need it. Really easy!


You can easily find a Torch, if you are in creative mode, in the “Decoration Blocks” section