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How to Build a Minecraft Villager Trading Hall


Minecraft Villager Trading Halls allow players to easily trade items for what they need, whether simply swapping between booths or creating an elaborate structure with walls and a roof.

Successful trading halls focus on trapping villagers within the building so they cannot escape, using individual cells they cannot exit, work blocks that assign jobs, and lots of beds to do this effectively.

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Finding the appropriate location is the first step to creating a villager trading hall. A great spot should be accessible and large enough to house booths and the trading hall. Once you find it, prepare it by laying a foundation and positioning rectangular-shaped blocks across its surface area – depending on what material your trade hall will consist of, these may differ according to its material makeup.

Once the area has been prepped, dig a tunnel four blocks deep with an opening resembling a staircase-like space, covered by slabs and secured with a dark oak trap door to keep mobs out.

Build the trading hall and villagers’ booths next. Your design of the trading hall is up to you; however, ensure it includes numerous stalls protected by walls and ceilings – this will prevent zombies or any hostile mobs from attacking it! Keep in mind that villagers cannot open doors themselves, so ensure they remain safely trapped within their booths without being able to wander off into other parts of town.

Each villager offers a trade menu with various items that can be traded for other goods, as detailed on their job site blocks. Once you find something you wish to exchange for, assign that work block to one or more villagers in your trading hall; this will ensure their trade options always appear on your trading interface.

Increase your villager count in your trading hall by breeding or raiding other villages, then using them to trade for rare and expensive items. For maximum effectiveness, create a villager trading hall to keep all your villagers employed and ready to sell quickly; it could take the form of simple booths in an open environment or majestic walls and roofed structures.


As you might expect, trading halls require extensive storage capacity to store all of the items produced by your villagers. Yours could range from simple booths lined up in an open environment to massive walled and roofed structures designed to trap them within their boundaries to prevent escape into hostile mobs.

If you want an automatic storage system that automatically organizes all the villager-produced items into a chest, follow this guide from PewDiePie. It will teach you how to construct a chest, sign, and pressure plate; plus, add ladder access to easily access your stored items.

Villagers trade at five levels, from novice to master. Each group requires specific quantities of the same item to advance to its next step; as more are acquired, their price rises and stock replenishes more slowly; however, taking negative actions such as attacking other villagers reduces this problem; trading frequently or curing zombie villagers can affect this as well.

When creating your trading hall, remember that villagers will only replenish their stocks where they can easily access their job site blocks. Therefore, it is necessary to barricade or gate the entrance so villagers cannot simply walk out without permission; you could build a trap using 3×3 fence blocks and stands to corral villagers into it before covering its entrance with any solid block that prevents escape attempts.

Suppose the current trades of one of your villagers are less than desirable. In that case, you can reset them without harming bargains by breaking and replacing their job site block as often as necessary until an acceptable deal has been found.


Villagers are one of the core components of minecraft, as they provide players with access to rare items. Furthermore, villagers offer additional advantages like breeding, XP gain, and food supply – yet collecting too many may take too much time and energy – the Trading Hall provides an efficient solution by exchanging items with villagers.

A trading hall may take many forms, from booths in an open environment to majestic roofed structures. No matter its design, however, its components should include:

Before beginning construction of villager booths and trading areas, a foundation must be created from any suitable building material; wood or stone are popular choices. Once this foundation has been constructed, an adjacent pathway must be made to each booth with doors leading directly into it, beds for sleeping purposes, and work blocks that assign specific tasks for each booth.

Villager trades in Minecraft provide an effective means of acquiring rare items and emeralds – the game’s currency – while purchasing enchantments and armor. It should be noted, however, that only employed villagers may trade; jobless or nitwit villagers cannot be dealt with, and roaming traders aren’t always guaranteed to appear.

To create a villager area, dig pits two blocks long and five blocks deep. Place a base block into each pit before placing an inaccessible sticky piston to make the village inaccessible to hostile mobs.

Once the villager area has been prepared, the next step should be creating cells for them. Each cell should be large enough for one villager and be accessible by a player through an opening covered with a deep stake slab and dark oak trapdoor.

Once your trading hall is ready, decorate it with torches and lanterns to deter hostile mobs from appearing there. Remember that zombie villagers can be turned back into regular villagers simply by feeding them golden apples.


Designing an efficient villager trading hall involves several considerations. First and foremost is to ensure the gallery has a practical layout with enough lighting so you can access each workstation quickly. Next is ensuring the villagers have sufficient space and protection from hostile mobs, followed by breeding so that offspring will continue being produced over time.

To do this, breeding areas near the trading hall must be set up. These breeding areas should include beds, crops, and farmland and be safe from zombies or any hostile mobs. Furthermore, an enclosed area around this breeding area will keep villagers from wandering off. However, villagers will begin reproducing when food supplies run low enough; but beware: this process could take up to 20 minutes!

Once your breeding and breeding area are prepared, it’s time to begin breeding villagers. To do this successfully, lure two or three into your breeding area and give them enough food so they can give birth. After their offspring have been produced, transport them directly to the trading hall for sale.

One of the best ways to expand your trading offers is through trading with the villagers. Doing this frequently can increase their popularity and produce better suggestions for their items, or gain a reputation by completing raids and protecting villagers from pillagers; this gives rise to Hero of the Village effects that temporarily provide significantly better trade offers. Furthermore, providing food and water can further strengthen relationships and encourage breeding; with these tips in mind, you can establish a successful and efficient Minecraft Villager Trading Hall!