Easy Guide on How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft

Minecraft is a very popular game and is played around the world. But there are many gamers or players who still don’t know how to breed turtles in Minecraft? so if you’re also the one then read the following article.

Here we will tell you about How to breed Turtles in Minecraft through an easy step-by-step guide. There are many Sea creatures and animals in Minecraft but you can only breed a few and Turtle is one of the few creatures that you can breed in the game.

You can easily find some fully grown seas turtles in the game around the Beach biome location so you can easily locate them by walking or swimming on the beach. Of course, you can spawn a turtle or a Spawn Egg by using a cheat, but this isn’t exactly in the right spirit of Minecraft.

You just cannot breed Turtles by using lead but they can be bred by a player holding seagrass within 10 blocks of the turtle. So to know how to breed Turtles in Minecraft you should read the following article and follow the steps we’ve given below.

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Materials Required to Breed Turtles


The one and main material required to breed Turtles is Shears, well Shears are a very useful item in the game. These can be used to get wool from a sheep, generating 1-3 blocks of wool.  Not only for wools or on Sheeps Shears can also be used on other items like Mushrooms, Pumpkins, Beehives, and others. 


You can easily locate Seagrass under the water near the shoreline in the game. Now obtain shears and use them as a weapon like any other action item you use in the game.

Now point towards the Seagrass and use the Shears to cut and obtain the seagrass. You will need to get at least two seagrasses so get them first before breeding the turtles.

How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft

How to Make Shears in Minecraft?

To make Shears in Minecraft you need to place 2 iron ingots in the 3×3 crafting grid. Place one iron ingot in the second cell of the first row and place one iron ingot in the first cell of the second row.

How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft

Now you’ve successfully made a Shear in Minecraft so let’s now move to the next topic and learn how to breed Turtles in Minecraft using Shears in the game.

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How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft?

If you don’t know how to breed turtles in Minecraft then follow the steps below to do so:

  • Get Two parent Turtles (At least).
How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft
  • Now after finding two Turtles dig hole in the sand around the pair of Turtles.
  • Craft and Obtain Shears using 3×3 crafting grid.
  • Obtain seagrass using Shears you’ve craft. (The method is mentioned above)
  • Feed both the Turtles Seagrass you have obtained.
  • After feeding the Turtles with Seagrass red hearts should display above them.
How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft
  • The Red hearts will get disappear sometime and one of the two Turtle will dig up a hole and lay up to four eggs on the ground.
How to Breed Turtles in Minecraft
  • Atlast you’ve to wait for sometime for the baby Sea Turtles to hatch. The baby turtles only gets hatch at night time so it is wastage to stand around waiting in Daylight.
  • If you want the baby sea Turtles to grow into an adult all you have to do is feed them 10 seagrass.


By following the step-by-step guide we have mentioned above you can easily breed a Sea Turtle in Minecraft. So now if you don’t know anything or have a doubt about anything on this topic you can ask us through comments.

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