How to Make Glowstone Dust in Minecraft ?

Here in this Minecraft tutorial we will learn on how to craft glowstone dust via following these step-by-step instructions. In general, glow stone dust is an item in Minecraft which could be made with a crafting table or furnace for which you will need to find and gather these easy going item in the game. Now let us hunt to explore on how to add glowstone dust to your inventory.

Glowstone Dust in Minecraft Supported Platforms

A nether star is out there within the following versions of Minecraft:

Platform Supported                      (Version*)

Java Edition (PC/Mac)                              Yes (1.4.2)

Pocket Edition (PE)                                    Yes (0.16.0)

Xbox 360.                                                     Yes

Xbox One.                                                    Yes

PS3                                                                Yes.   

PS4                                                                Yes

Wii U                                                             Yes

Nintendo Switch                                         Yes

Windows 10                                                 Yes (0.16.0)

Education Edition                                        Yes (1.0)

* The version that was added or removed, if applicable.

NOTE: pocketbook (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition are now called Bedrock Edition. We will still show them individually for version history.

Where To Find Glowstone in Creative Mode?

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

Here you will find Glowstone Dust within the Creative Inventory menu to make Golwstone Dust:

Platform                                  Version(s)                                  CreativeLocation

Java Edition (PC/Mac)              1.8 – 1.11                                        Materials Java Edition (PC/Mac)                1.12 – 1.16                                     Miscellaneous

Glowstone Dust in Minecraft Minecraft pocketbook (PE)

Here you will find Glowstone Dust within the Creative Inventory menu:

Platform                            Version(s)                        Creative Menu Location

Pocket Edition (PE)           0.16.0 – 1.1.3                      Miscellaneous Pocket Edition (PE)           1.2 – 1.14.0                         Items

Glowstone Dust in Minecraft  Minecraft Nintendo

Here you will find Glowstone Dust within the Creative Inventory menu to Glowstone Dust in Minecraft

Platform                        Version(s)                        Creative Menu Location

Wii U                               Patch 3 – Patch 38            Materials

Nintendo Switch              1.04 – 1.11                       Materials

Nintendo Switch              1.5.0 – 1.14.0                  Items

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

Here you will find Glowstone Dust within the Creative Inventory menu to make Glowstone Dust  in minecraft.

Platform                           Version(s)                      Creative Menu Location

Windows 10 Edition           0.16.0 – 1.1.3                 Miscellaneous

Windows 10 Edition            1.2 – 1.14.0                   Items

How to Get Glowstone Dust in Survival Mode?

You can now choose to add Glowstone Dust to your inventory by mining glowstone in Survival mode. So, let us now get started with the procedure.

  • Find a block of Glowstone: Firstly, you ought to look and fond a block of glowstone to dig up and could search glowstone in the Nether easily. Glowstone could easily be spot as it will automatically appear as a group of glowing yellow blocks.

TIP: If somehow having trouble seeing in the Nether, then can choose to drink a Potion of Night Vision.

  • Use a Pickaxe: You can choose to mine a block of glowstone with any tool that would do it faster. At times you can use your hands too. Here in this example, we can use a diamond pickaxe
  • Mine the Block of Glowstone: Mining the block of Glowstone depends on different version of Minecraft that it holds.

• Java Edition (PC/Mac) – left click and hold on the block of glowstone.
• Pocket Edition (PE) -you tap and hold on the block of glowstone.
• Xbox 360 and Xbox – press and hold the RT button on the Xbox controller.
• PS3 and PS4 – press and hold the R2 button on the PS controller.
• Wii U – press and hold the ZR button on the gamepad.
• Nintendo Switch -press and then hold the ZR button on the controller.
• Windows 10 Edition – left click and hold on the block of glowstone.
• Education Edition -left click and hold on the block of glowstone.

Continue digging until the block breaks and glowstone dust appears. The glowstone dust will eventually float on the ground.

  • Pick up the Glowstone dust: It should be taken care that you pick up the glowstone dust before it disappears after which it will appear in your hotbar. Glowstone dust being a very useful item, should be kept in your inventory to be used later.

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