How to Give a Profession to a Villager in Minecraft


Very often in Minecraft, there is a need to train an ordinary villager in any profession. This is especially true for new professions like an archer, which practically do not appear with standard world generation. In this guide, we will tell you how to give a profession to a villager in Minecraft.

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In order to give a citizen a profession, you need the resident himself and a workplace for him (see the table below), which you will need to install next to him and wait a while.

Blocks Giving a Profession to Villagers

ArmourerBlast Furnace
CartographerCartography Table
ClericBrewing Stand
FletcherFletching Table
ToolsmithSmithing Table

How to Give a Villager a Different Profession (Reassign Him)

In order to change the profession of a villager in Minecraft, it is necessary to destroy his workplace and put a new workplace next to it for a new profession. Changing professions can take up to 20 minutes, so take your time and just wait.

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Pay attention that there is an essential condition for changing the profession of a resident! The villager must have no experience in interacting and trading with players.

Besides this, pay attention to the following: 

  • Villagers can reproduce if there are sufficient conditions for this.
  • Each mob has its own schedule, which changes depending on its profession.
  • Each profession allows you to get a unique skin for the mob.
  • They have more than 15+ sound effects.

This is everything you need to know about assigning professions to villagers in Minecraft. You can visit our special section on this game in order to read more guides.

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