How to Make Mud Bricks in Minecraft

In Short
  • To make mud bricks in Minecraft, you'll need four blocks of packed mud. It can be crafted from mud and wheat.
  • You can find mud bricks and its variants in the trail ruins.
  • Mud bricks are primarily used as building blocks. Also, you can make slab, stair and wall variants of this block in the crafting table or stonecutter.

Neutral-colored building blocks have always been one of the top picks for Minecraft builders. They can be easily combined with various other blocks and are pleasant to look at. Not only that but you can choose amongst so many different options and one of those is mud bricks. This block is one of the prettiest brown blocks in the game and it also has the slab, stair, and wall variants. So, without further ado, let’s learn how to make mud bricks in Minecraft right now.

Resources You Need to Make Mud Bricks

To make mud bricks, well, you need mud. But not mud in its natural form, but packed mud and at least four of them to be exact. You can craft packed mud by combining mud blocks and wheat in the crafting grid.

Mud is a common block found in mangrove swamps, but you can also get it by using a water bottle on a dirt block.

That’s pretty much all you need. To make mud bricks, you can simply use the 2 x 2 crafting grid in your inventory, so the crafting table is not necessary at all.

How to Craft Mud Bricks in Minecraft

Once you’re done with making packed mud blocks, follow the steps below to make mud bricks.

  • First of all, press the “E” key on your keyboard to open the player inventory.
  • Then, take four packed mud blocks and place one in each slot of the 2 x 2 crafting grid.
  • When all the slots are filled, you’ll see mud bricks appear in the result slot on the right.
  • Now, you can move the mud bricks into an empty slot of your inventory. And they’re ready for use in your structures.

Where Can You Find Mud Bricks in Minecraft

If you love exploration and want to get mud bricks in a more natural way, you can. Full mud brick blocks and their variants are generated as part of the trail ruins structures. The trail ruins generate only in some Minecraft biomes and can give you plenty of other loot too. However, do keep in mind that the amount of mud bricks you’re going to reveal is uncertain. You can mine these bricks with a pickaxe.

Now, let’s cover the uses of mud bricks. These gorgeous blocks are essentially only building blocks. As we’ve already mentioned, they do go along really well with so many blocks, starting with packed mud itself and brown mushroom blocks. Mud bricks have a bit of a busy texture, so it’s better to use them sparingly in the builds.

You may also craft the slab, stair, and wall variants of mud bricks inside the crafting table or the Minecraft 1.21 crafter block. However, especially in the case of mud brick stairs, you can use the handy stonecutter block. Feel free to check out the screenshots below that show all three different recipes in the crafting grid and the stonecutter.

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So there you have it. Now you know how to make mud bricks, where to find them, and how to use them. They are truly one of the pretties brick blocks in the game, but the amazing new tuff brick in Minecraft 1.21 is emerging to be a strong contender. So, what are you planning on building with the mud bricks? Share your ideas in the comments below!

What blocks go well with mud bricks?

Generally, brownish and reddish building blocks go well with mud bricks. Besides packed mud and brown mushroom blocks, those include stripped jungle wood, jungle planks, rooted dirt, dirt, and polished granite.

Can you make a mud brick farm?

You can make the wheat farm and the mud farm separately to get packed mud. Furthermore, using the new crafter, you can automate the crafting of packed mud and then the mud bricks themselves.

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