Night Vision

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Night Vision
Night Vision.png

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Effect ID
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Night Vision is a status effect that primarily increases the vision in darkness of the player.


Allows player to see as if light levels were 15 everywhere.


Cause Potency Length Notes
Potion of Night Vision I 3:00
Potion of Night Vision (extended) I 8:00
Splash Potion of Night Vision I ?
Splash Potion of Night Vision (extended) I ?
Lingering Potion of Night Vision I ?
Lingering Potion of Night Vision (extended) I ?
Arrow of Night Vision I ?
Arrow of Night Vision (extended) I ?

Immune mobs[edit]

No mobs are immune to Night Vision.[needs testing]


  • Screen flashes for 10 seconds before the effect wears off.
  • If used in the End everything will appear pink.
  • If combined with Blindness or used in the Void, the screen will become entirely black.[1]
  • If submerged in lava, the screen will appear bright orange.

Data values[edit]


Potion Name ID‌[JE only] Numeric ID‌[BE only]
Night Vision night_vision 5
Night Vision (extended) long_night_vision 6
Effect Name ID Numeric ID
Night Vision night_vision 16


Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Furious CocktailHave every potion effect applied at the same timeLocal BreweryHave all of these 13 potion effects applied to the player at the same time.minecraft:nether/all_potions
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngHow Did We Get Here?Have every effect applied at the same timeA Furious CocktailHave all of these 23 effects applied to the player at the same time. In Java Edition 1.14,‌[upcoming] additionally have these 4 effects applied at the same time.minecraft:nether/all_effects


Java Edition Beta
1.8?Added night vision. Not yet functional.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2Potions which grant the Night Vision effect are added. It still doesn't function
milk will now clear the night vision effect.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3No longer has an associated potion.
1.4.212w34aAdded golden carrots and brewable night vision potions.
1.915w31aAdded the Arrow of Night Vision.
?Potions no longer use damage values to determine their effect, the effects moved to the Potion NBT.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.11.0build 1Added Night vision, which was unobtainable at the time.
0.12.1build 1Night vision can now be obtained from Potion of Night Vision and from splash potion variants.
0.15.0build 1Added the Arrow of Night Vision.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha lingering potion of night vision.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta effect icon texture.