In Minecraft, an End Portal serves as a door between the overworld and the End dimension. There are 2 ways to make a portal to the End, you can either build it yourself or you can find an already assembled End portal in a stronghold. In this guide you will find out how to make an End portal.
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How to make an End portal?
You will need to be in Creative mode to get End Portal frames, as it is not possible to get this item in normal Survival mode. In order to create an End Portal, you will need:
⚠️ The End portal should be built by standing in one place and placing the portal frames in a circle around you. This ensures that the Eyes of Ender will be facing the right direction to activate the portal.
Steps to create an End Portal in Minecraft
Total Time: 5 minutes
Start by building the frame of the End Portal
You can start by building your portal frame using 12 End Portal Frames. Place 3 end portal frames to form the first corner of the portal.
Finish placing your 12 End frames in a circular fashion
Next, pivot to the right and place 3 more End Portal Frames to form the second, third and fourth corners of the portal. Make sure that the green tabs on the top of the portal frames are facing inward on the portal.
Check the position of the End frames
The pattern of the End portal frames should look exactly like the image below:
Complete the End portal by adding 11 eyes of ender
To complete the End Portal, you will need to add 11 Eyes of Ender. While standing in the center of the portal, place the Eyes of Ender in each of the blocks in the End Portal frame. Be sure not to add the 12th Eye of Ender while standing in the center of the portal or the portal will activate and you will fall into the portal which will send you into the End dimension!
Complete the End portal by placing the last Eye of the Ender
To add the last Eye of the Ender, exit the portal or fly a little above the portal and add the last Eye of the Ender.
The End portal is now activated! You can go to the End dimension, fight the Dragon Ender or if you have already done so try to hatch a dragon egg.