Glistering Melon

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Glistering Melon
Glistering Melon Slice.png






Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 382 hex: 17E bin: 101111110


JE, BE: speckled_melon[until 1.13]
JE: glistering_melon_slice[upcoming 1.13]

Glistering melon (named glistering melon slice in Java Edition 1.13[upcoming]) is a non-edible item used for brewing potions with health restoration effects. It is one of the many potion ingredients that can be used to make mundane potions.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Nugget +


Brewing ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Brewing recipe
Mundane Potion Glistering Melon +
Water Bottle

Potion of Healing Glistering Melon +
Awkward Potion


Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4 Glistering melon was added. Original recipe was one melon slice, one gold nugget.
They replaced ghast tears as the ingredient to produce potions of Healing due to the difficulty in getting tears.[1] They also now brew with water bottles to create mundane potions.
1.6.1 13w23a Changed recipe to use eight gold nuggets instead of one.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.13 18w20b Changed the name and the ID to "Glistering Melon Slice" and glistering_melon_slice respectively.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1 build 1 Added glistering melons.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 Added glistering melons.


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  • The name is not a typo of “glistening” — glistering is an English word meaning to shine or glisten.


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