Golden Carrot

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Golden Carrot
Golden Carrot JE4 BE2.png



6 ()




Yes (64)

A golden carrot is a valuable food item and brewing ingredient.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Nugget +


Master-level farmer villagers have a 13 chance to sell 3 golden carrots for 3 emeralds in Bedrock Edition, and will always offer the same trade in Java Edition.



To eat a golden carrot, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 6 () and 14.4 saturation points, the highest saturation restoration value of any food currently in the game.

Animal food[edit]

Golden carrots are used to tame, breed, grow, and heal horses, donkeys, and mules, and to breed, lead and grow rabbits.

Brewing ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Brewing recipe
Potion of Night Vision Golden Carrot +
Awkward Potion


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitleSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDSubtitle keyVolumePitchAttenuation distance
Eating? Eating one single ? ? ?
Burp? Eating a singular foodentity.generic.burp subtitles.entity.generic.burp ? ? ?
Gear equippedPlayersSometimes when eating in survival
See MC-97507
item.armor.equip_generic subtitles.item.armor.equip 1.01.016

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Golden Carrotgolden_carrot item.minecraft.golden_carrot

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric IDTranslation key
Golden Carrotgolden_carrot


Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Artificial SelectionBreed a mule from a horse and a donkey.30GBronze


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


HusbandryThe world is full of friends and foodEat anything that can be eaten.husbandry/root


A Balanced DietEat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for youA Seedy PlaceEat each of these 39 foods. Other foods are ignored for this advancement.husbandry/balanced_diet



Java Edition
1.4.212w34aGolden Carrot JE1.png Added golden carrots.
The new Potion of Night Vision is brewed by adding a golden carrot to an Awkward Potion.
12w36aGolden Carrot JE2.png The texture of golden carrots has now been changed due to comments that the texture was suggestive.[citation needed]
12w37aGolden Carrot JE3 BE1.png The texture of golden carrots has now been changed in order to match the new carrot texture. The item sprite no longer has a dark outline.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 396.
1.1418w43aGolden Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1build 1Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.
0.13.0build 1 Golden carrots can now be used to feed rabbits.
0.15.0build 1Golden carrots can now be used to feed horses and donkeys.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has now been changed.
1.11.0beta carrots can now be bought from farmer villagers.
Legacy Console Edition
TU14CU11.04Patch 1Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.
1.90Golden Carrot JE4 BE2.png The texture of golden carrots has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Golden Carrot JE3 BE1.png Added golden carrots.


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See also[edit]


  • Golden carrots being used for potions of night vision is based on the common misconception that eating carrots can improve one's vision; this is only true if one has vitamin A deficiency.