Glistering Melon Slice

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Glistering Melon Slice
Glistering Melon Slice JE3 BE2.png
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Yes (64)

A glistering melon slice[a] is an inedible item used for brewing potions of healing. It is also one of the many potion ingredients that can be used to make mundane potions.


Chest loot[edit]

Item Structure Container Quantity Chance
Java Edition
Glistering Melon Slice Ruined portal Chest 4–12 7.3%
Bedrock Edition
Glistering Melon Slice Ruined portal Chest 1 7.3%


Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Nugget +
Melon Slice


Master-level farmer villagers have a 50% chance to sell 3 glistering melons for 4 emeralds.


Brewing ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Brewing recipe
Mundane Potion Glistering Melon Slice +
Water Bottle

Potion of Healing Glistering Melon Slice +
Awkward Potion

Potion of Healing


Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Gamerscore earned Trophy type (PS)
Oooh, shiny!Distract a Piglin using gold.Give a piglin a gold item while it is aggressive toward the player.30GSilver


Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID


Oh Shiny
Distract Piglins with goldNetherGive a piglin one of these 22 gold-related items in the #piglin_loved entity tag while not wearing any golden armor. If this advancement is attempted while the player is wearing golden armor but piglin(s) are still aggressive toward them, the advancement does not trigger. Other gold-related items, if any, may be used, but are ignored for this advancement and by the piglin.nether/distract_piglin

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Glistering Melon Sliceglistering_melon_slice item.minecraft.glistering_melon_slice

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Glistering Melonspeckled_melon


Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4Glistering Melon Slice JE1 BE1.png Added glistering melons.
The crafting recipe of glistering melons is one melon slice and one gold nugget.
Glistering melons have 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.
1.6.113w23aThe crafting recipe of glistering melons is changed from one gold nugget to eight.
1.915w49aGlistering Melon Slice JE2.png The rotation of glistering melon items has been changed to be more consistent with melon slices.[2]
15w49bGlistering Melon Slice JE1 BE1.png The rotation of glistering melons has been reverted and is no longer consistent with melon slices.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 382.
18w20b"Glistering Melon" has been renamed to "Glistering Melon Slice".
The ID of glistering melon slices has been changed from speckled_melon to glistering_melon_slice.
1.1418w43aGlistering Melon Slice JE3 BE2.png The texture of glistering melon slices has now been changed.
1.1620w09aGlistering melon slices are now admired by piglins.[3]
20w16aGlistering melon slices now generate in ruined portal chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1build 1Glistering Melon Slice JE1 BE1.png Added glistering melons.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta Melon Slice JE3 BE2.png The texture of glistering melons has now been changed.
1.11.0beta melons can now be bought from farmer villagers.
1.13.0beta has been changed, master-level farmer villagers now have a 13 chance to sell glistering melon slices.
1.16.0beta melons are now sold from farmer villagers as a 50% chance, once again.
Glistering melons now generate in ruined portal chests.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU11.0Patch 1Glistering Melon Slice JE1 BE1.png Added glistering melons.
1.90Glistering Melon Slice JE3 BE2.png The texture of glistering melons has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Glistering Melon Slice JE1 BE1.png Added glistering melons.


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  • The name is not a misspelling of "glistening" — glistering is an English word meaning to shine or glisten.
  • Despite being crafted with a melon slice, it cannot be eaten.

See also[edit]


  1. Known as Glistering Melon Slice in Java Edition and Glistering Melon in Bedrock Edition.