Minecraft

How to Ride a Strider in Minecraft

What a crazy world the Nether is! Really, as you may have noticed, this is a separate dimension of the Minecraft world that has its own peculiarities. It can be a difficult and sinister reality, especially with the lava flows that surround us and undermine our slim chances of survival. However there is a nice mob that can be of great help: it is the Strider! The strider is a neutral mob that we can ride with a saddle to cross the lava without anxiety and in total safety! Fantastic isn’t it? So I’ll explain how to ride it in a few simple steps, so you can use it when you need it! Well, let’s get started, here’s how:

Required Materials to ride a Strider:

Image Name Quantity
Strider 1
Saddle 1
Warped Fungus on a Stick 1

Ride a Strider is very simple: follow these steps and it will be child’s play!

  1. Find a Strider

First look for a Strider: they are found very often  in the lava seas in Nether.

Also you can always summon a strider using a cheat or you can use a spawn egg.

  1. Put the saddle

In order for the Strider to be rided it is necessary to put on it a saddle. select the saddle in your hotbar. Command depends on the version of Minecraft you are playing with:

  • Java Edition : right click on the strider.
  • Pocket Edition : move your pointer over the strider and press the SADDLE  button.
  • Xbox One: press the LT button on the Xbox controller.
  • PS4: press the L2 button on the PS controller.
  • Nintendo Switch: press the ZL button on the controller.
  • Windows 10 Edition / Education Edition: right click on the strider.

  1. Mount the Strider

To mount on the Strider select an empty square in your hotbar and select one of these options:

  • Java Edition : right click on the strider.
  • Pocket Edition : move your pointer over the strider and press the MOUNT   button.
  • Xbox One: press the LT button on the Xbox controller.
  • PS4: press the L2 button on the PS controller.
  • Nintendo Switch: press the ZL button on the controller.
  • Windows 10 Edition / Education Edition: right click on the strider.

  1. Use a Warped Fungus on a Stick

Now that you are on top of the strider, select the Warped Fungus on a stick in the hotbar. The The Warped Fungus is used to control the movements of the strider. In this way you will be able to move through the seas of lava. Not bad right?

  1. Dismount

 To get off the strider use one of these commands:

  • Java Edition :press the left SHIFT key.
  • Pocket Edition:  press the Center button twice.
  • Xbox One: press the Right Stick on the Xbox controller.
  • PS4: press the Right Stick on the PS controller.
  • Nintendo Switch: press the Right Stick on the controller.
  • Windows 10 Edition / Education Edition: press the left SHIFT key.