How to Make Potion of Weakness in Minecraft – Recipe 2023

Learn the brewing recipe to make a Potion of Weakness in Minecraft within just 3 steps and cure the villages or reduce attack damage.
how to make a potion of weakness

Potion of Weakness is one of the helpful but also not useful ingredients you can craft in Minecraft. Today in this guide we’ll be showing you the complete recipe to make a potion of weakness in just 3 steps. Minecraft is one of my favorite games that consist of a separate world that includes real-life entities but everything is in the form of blocks.

A Potion of Weakness is a brewing recipe that can be drunk by the players. It makes you feel a kind of weakness for about one and a half minutes and reduce your attack damage by 0.5 which will weaker your strength and power. So this is how and what potion of weakness is does in Minecraft.

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If you add the gun powder in Potion of Weakness in the Brewing Stand then you can easily obtain a splash potion of weakness which will let you cure the villagers.

Now without further ado, let’s follow the recipe to make a Potion of Weakness.

Steps to Make Potion of Weakness in Minecraft

This is only 3 steps process for which you only need the a few ingredients.

Potion of Weakness Recipe

  • Step 1: Prepare the required ingredients
  • Step 2: Add ingredients to Brewing Stand
  • Step 3: Add Gunpowder to Potion of Weakness in Brewing Stand


  • Blaze Powder
  • Bottle of Water
  • Fermented Spider Eye

Steps 1: Prepare the Required Ingredients

Gathering these three ingredients to obtain a potion of weakness is pretty easier than crafting concrete powder or any other recipe.

Blaze Powder – Blaze powder is the common item in Minecraft you can easily craft it from Blaze rod which is obtained from Blazes. This ingredient is required to fill the brewing stand to make potions.

Using Blaze Rod to Craft Blazing Powder
Crafting Blaze Powder

Bottle of Water – Water Bottle in Minecraft is another rare but important brewing item, and you can easily obtain a glass bottle by placing the 3 glasses in the 3×3 crafting grid to obtain the glass water bottle.

Using Glass Blocks to craft Glass Water Bottle
Crafting Glass Bottle of Water

Fermented Spider Eye – It is also a brewing item in Minecraft and the important one to make Potions of Weakness. You can craft it by adding one quantity of Spider Eye, Sugar, and Brown Mushroom to the crafting grid.

Obtaining Fermented spider Eye
Crafting Fermented Spider Eye

So this was the first part to prepare the required ingredients for the recipe.

Step 2: Add Ingredients to Brewing Stand

Open the brewing stand there in this you’ll have 5 slots where your ingredients need to be added. Note that you need to first activate the Brewing Stand then add your ingredients in a sequence.

Add the Blazing Powder in the very first box. After this add your other ingredients (Fermented Spider Eye & Water Bottle) to the brewing stand. Follow the below image for the sequence to add the items in.

Adding Ingredients to Brewing Stand

This will start process of brewing and the glass water bottle will start filling with the potion of weakness.

So you’ve successfully obtained the Potion of Weakness but who needs this? Do you want that your melee attack damage will reduce by 0.5 for about a moment (1:30)? HELL NO!! Don’t worry follow step 3.

Step 3: Make Splash Potion of Weakness

Now, you wonder what the hell is this SPLASH?? Well, this is different from the normal potion. The Splash Potion of Weakness uses in curing the zombie villagers.

To make Splash Potion you just need to add the Gunpowder to the above recipe you followed till Step 2.

Open the Brewing Stand and add the Potion of Weakness in one of the bottom slots or boxes. Now add the gunpowder in the top slot of the brewing stand.

Crafting Splash Potion of Weakness

Once the brewing process begins you’ll hear a sound something like glug glug glug the means Splash potion has been successfully crafted. Now you can help other villagers to cure them of the disease.

Hopefully, you’ve learned how to make Potion of Weakness also Splash one in Minecraft within just 3 steps. If you liked this post, do share it with your friends. For more Minecraft Guide and Recipes follow @CultofGamer on Instagram & Twitter, till then stay tuned!!

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Murphy Wilson
Murph is a gamer journalist based in Dallas TX, USA. He loves to be around both new and old-gen gaming consoles. He has a vast collection of physical gaming discs from PS1s to PS4s. You can find his home as a gaming museum.