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How Do You Check Effects In Minecraft?

How Do You Check Effects In Minecraft?

Minecraft’s sandbox experience has numerous things to remember and is daunting for new players who have begun their new journey into this blocky abode.

On top of this game’s already expansive creative side, many other aspects alter how you experience this game, especially if you are one to explore the adventurous and the sea of user-generated content available here.


One such altering aspect is all the different kinds of status effects you encounter. These effects are beneficial or destructive conditions that could impact you or other entities in the game.

These effects are applied through different means depending on the effect, like eating some food items or being in the range of beacons and conduits, while some are inflicted by getting attacked by special mobs.

In the Java edition of Minecraft, you can check the effects by opening the inventory menu. In the Bedrock Edition, you can press Z on a keyboard to access the dedicated menu for these effects.

Status Effects And How To Check Them

Entities affected by these ailments or buffs are under their influence in various ways, with some having multiple levels that govern the intensity of the effect. These effects have varying durations of staying activated on an entity as well. Affected entities emanate spiral-shaped particles to show their infected or buffed state.


You can view the status effects you have accumulated in different ways depending on the version of the game you have, where you can see its level and the duration it will last. In the Java edition, you can view this information in the inventory. In the Bedrock Edition, you can press Z to open a separate screen for the same function.

The different positive and negative status effects that can be inflicted on players and other enemies are all listed below; keep in mind some of these effects are works in progress while others are unique to a respective version of Minecraft.

That’s a lot of status effects to remember, but luckily, you can always view them in the upper given menus. Some of these are amazing buffs, while others are annoyances.


These status effects can be removed by drinking from the Milk Bucket, using the Totem of Undying to be saved from death or you can travel through the portal in The End.

Either way, these effects inject fun and challenge into a tremendous experience.