How to Make an End Portal in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, the End Portal aka Ender Portal plays a major role. It allows the player to travel through two different dimensions, I will tell you how to make an end portal in Minecraft to travel from OverWorld to the End Dimension. You can only enter the Overworld by jumping in the End Portal again when you have defeated the Ender Dragon using a bow or any weapon, or by dying in the End World.

However, many Minecraft players have difficulty finding the End Portal, as they are situated in the Strongholds of Minecraft.

Minecraft players are tired of locating the Stronghold to enter the End Portal. So, In this Minecraft guide, we are going to learn What an End Portal I and how to Make an End Portal in Minecraft. How you can craft it (with ingredients).

What is an End Portal?

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End Portal allows players to travel through the OverWorld to the End Dimension, where you can partially end your Minecraft journey by defeating the Ender Dragon. Defeating the Ender Dragon will allow you to travel to the depths of the End Cities by opening a portal.

Reaching the End World is an essential part of the game, as it allows you to fight with the Ender Dragon, opening a portal to the End Cities where you can get Elytra in the End ships.

Note: In Minecraft, it's not possible to build an End Portal in your Survival world. You have to switch the game mode to the Creative, as the End Portal Frames are not craftable in the Survival World. 

Ingredients Required to Build an End Portal

Here is the list of the items required to build an End Portal:-

  • 12 End Portal Frames
  • 12 Eye of Ender
    • Ender Pearl
    • Blaze Rod

End Portal Frames

There are two methods by which you can obtain the End Portal Frames:-

Creative Mode: You have to switch the game mode from Survival to Creative mode. To switch the game mode to Creative, make sure that your cheats are enabled in your Survival world. Press T to type any Minecraft command. Then type, /gamemode creative.

creative inventory compass
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After switching the game mode to Creative, go to your inventory by pressing E. Then you will notice the Compass UI Prompt at the top-right corner of your inventory. Click on it, search for End portal frames, and then simply drag it down to your inventory.

Commands: You can use commands if you don’t want to switch your game mode to Creative. Press T to type any Minecraft command. Then type, /give @p End_Portal_Frames 12. You’ll see that the End Portal Frames are in your inventory or in-hand slots.

NOTE: The end portal frames are not craftable in any version of Minecraft.

Eye of Ender

To obtain the Eye of Ender, you have to place Blaze Powder and the Ender Pearl on the grid of the Crafting Table. You can collect the Blaze Rods after killing the mobs (Blazes) in the Nether Fortress situated in the Nether Dimension.

recipe of eye of ender.
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Blaze drops Blaze Rod after being killed, you have to place the Blaze Rod on the grid of the Crafting Table to craft Blaze Powder. It does not require any additional items.

How to get an Ender Pearl in Minecraft?

Ender Pearl is a very valuable resource in Minecraft when it comes to finding the Stronghold. Ender Pearls also contain the ability to teleport you from one place to another when thrown at a distance. The ender pearl will teleport you where you throw the ender pearl. Many Minecraft players use the Ender pearls to cross the lava bridges and the ravines to reach the other side.

Ender pearl is considered as the Enderman’s eye. You can collect the Ender Pearl by killing some Endermans in your OverWorld. If you don’t get any Enderman to kill, then you can search for them in the End Dimension. End Dimension is the world of Endermans, there you can easily see tons of Endermans.

In Minecraft, when it comes to obtaining the Ender Pearls. The best way according to us, to collect the Ender Pearls is by performing the Trade with the Piglins living in the Nether Dimension. Piglins in the Nether Dimension drop valuable resources in exchange for Gold ingots.

How to build an End Portal?

To do so, follow the simple steps mentioned below:-

Arrange the End Portal Frames

end portal blueprint 1.
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Arrange the End Portal Frame according to the blueprint shown above:-

end portal blueprint 2.
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  • Select an appropriate spot according to you to build an End Portal. Arrange the 3-end portal frames on the front side while standing.
end portal blueprint 3
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  • After placing the frames on the first row, turn right and place another 3-end portal frames from the same spot. Now do it with the other two sides left.
Note: Make sure the Green Tabs on the inner side of the end portal frames are facing toward the center of the End Portal. If a single Green tab isn't facing the center of the End Portal will result in failing the mechanism of the End Portal. 

Place the Eye of Ender in the End Portal Frames

placing eye of enders in end portal frames
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Now all we need to do is to place all the 12 Eye of Ender. Place all the 11 Eyes of Ender while being at the center of the End Portal, placing all the 12 Eyes of Enders directly will cause you to fall into the End Portal immediately.

placing the last eye of ender in the end portal frame from a little distance.
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Step aside a little while placing the last Eye of Ender in the End Portal Frame to prevent yourself from falling into the End Portal.

final look of end portal.
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After placing all the Eye of Ender properly, the End Portal will activate when the inner side of the portal will look like the outer space.

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