Common questions

Can you make Nether Portal any size?

Can you make Nether Portal any size?

Nether portals can be built at a minimum of 4×5, and a maximum of 23×23. There are now new nether portal building rules: Any rectangular shape from 4×5 to 23×23. If the nether portal in the Nether is big enough, ghasts can now travel through. Nether portals can now be activated by any fire block within the frame.

Where is the best place to put a nether portal?

You should build portals at (this is the maximum ideal distance, but they can be built as close to 16 Overworld blocks apart, if the coordinates are accurate) 64 Nether block intervals, even if you are not normally going to use these gates.

Why does my nether portal not work?

Nether portals cannot be built in finite old worlds. The minimum portal size (inside the obsidian) is 2 wide by 3 tall and the maximum is 21×21 (source).

How do you activate the Nether portal?

To activate the portal the player must use a Bucket of Water at the bottom of the portal frame, the same way one would use Flint and Steel to activate a Nether Portal. It is required to make a Nether Portal before making an Aether Portal because Glowstone is required to make the portal.

How do you link up Nether portals?

At any rate here is how to link your portals otherwise: Stand at your overworld portal and use F3 to write down the X, Y, Z coords. Divide the X & Z coords by 8. Travel to those coordinates in the nether with supplies to build a nether portal.

How many blocks do you need for a Nether portal?

Build the frame for your Nether Portal. You’ll likely want to build the frame near your home so that you can easily resupply when you return from the Nether. The frame needs to be at least 4×5 blocks, but you don’t need the corners, meaning you’ll need ten blocks at minimum.

How do you create a Nether portal in Minecraft PE?

Answer Wiki. To make a Nether Portal in Minecraft PE, you will need 10 Obsidian(made by mixing of lava and water, and can be mined using a diamond pickaxe), and a flint and steel. Place the obsidian and create a Nether Portal frame like this : You can leave the corners empty, or can place any block there(even obsidian).

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