Introduction: How to Make an Iron Golem in Minecraft

An Iron Golem is a very useful creature. Although it will not follow you (unless it's on a lead), it will kill any hostile mobs excluding creepers (unless they have low health). It does NOT suffer from fall damage and can not drown.

Step 1: Gather Materials

You will need:-

4 Iron Blocks (36 Iron Ingots)

1 Pumpkin or Jack o' Lantern (The choice of block does not alter the Golem's appearance)

Crafting Table

If you do not know how to craft an Iron Block see next step.

Step 2: Crafting Iron Block

You will need 9 Iron Ingots for each Block, filling the crafting grid.

Step 3: Assemble the Golem (pt. 1)

Place 4 Iron Blocks in a T-shape.

TIP: Do not attempt to make Golems in small areas, or next to walls as they will most likely suffocate and die.

Step 4: Assemble the Golem (pt. 2)

Simply place the Pumpkin or Jack o' Lantern on top of the centre of the T of Iron.

Step 5: Done!

Enjoy living with your new guardian!