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Better Cauldrons

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avatar TBC_Miles
Level 35 : Artisan Nerd
Cauldrons Are Bad.

What do they do? Hold 3 bottles worth of water? AMAZING! They need an update, so I took it upon myself to do so, introducing, "Better Cauldrons".

With this datapack the new features of the cauldron will include:

  • The ability to store lava
  • The ability to store potions
  • When a player is standing in a cauldron with a stored potion, that player will get that potion effect
  • When right-clicking a potion filled cauldron with an arrow you will "dip" the arrow creating a dipped arrow of that potion

That sounds much better, doesn't it! It now has a use that makes it worth it to make other than for a redstone timing. Now currently I didn't add all the potions capable with this new feature, but here are the ones that work (must use the long varent):

  • Regeneration
  • Strength
  • Weakness
  • Slow Falling
  • Invisibility
  • Jump boost
  • Water breathing
  • Poison
  • Fire Resistance
For this to work in your world simply install the datapack and place a cauldron at least 1 block away from another cauldron (and not on top of another cauldron) and you are done!

Have fun,
CompatibilityMinecraft 1.13
toMinecraft 1.15

4 replies

01/15/2020 3:59 pm
Level 22 : Expert Theorist
Cool idea, this is actually similar to how the cauldron works in the bedrock versions of the game.
01/14/2020 12:38 am
Level 1 : New Miner
This seems really cool and useful! Though I think it might be more balanced if you used 3 bottles of a lesser potion to fill a cauldron to the top, so things are more balanced? I'm not sure how that would work, it's just a suggestion.

I'll keep an eye out for this datapack in the future!
01/09/2020 11:49 pm
Level 15 : Journeyman Ranger
Energy Master
very nice feature to an item that is muchly overlooked!
01/09/2020 8:50 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
Are you planning to add any more potion effects in the future? Also, quick suggestion- add something to clear the cauldron of potions (but not get anything) besides arrows, it would make it a lot less annoying. Good job, though!

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