Golden Carrot

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Golden Carrot
Golden Carrot.png




6 (Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg)






Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 396 hex: 18C bin: 110001100



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

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Gold Nugget +

Usage[edit | edit source]

Food[edit | edit source]

To eat a golden carrot, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 6 (Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg) and 14.4 saturation points, the highest saturation restoration value (20.6) of any food currently in the game.

Animal food[edit | edit source]

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

Brewing ingredient[edit | edit source]

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

Video[edit | edit source]

Advancements[edit | edit source]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
HusbandryThe world is full of friends and foodEat anything that can be eaten.minecraft:husbandry/root
A Balanced DietEat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for youA Seedy PlaceEat each of these 35 foods. Other foods, if any, are ignored for the advancement.minecraft:husbandry/balanced_diet

History[edit | edit source]

Official release
1.4.2 12w34a Golden Carrot old.png Added golden carrots.
The new Potion of Night Vision is brewed by adding a golden carrot to an Awkward Potion.
12w36a Golden Carrot old 2.png The texture was changed due to comments that the texture was suggestive.
12w37a Golden Carrot.png The texture was changed in order to match the new carrot texture. The item sprite no longer has a dark outline.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.12.1 build 1 Added golden carrots.
Legacy Console Edition
TU14CU11.04Patch 1Added golden carrots.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

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