Enchantment tables in Minecraft are items with which it is possible to enchant weapons, books, armor and tools, that is, assign special effects to these items. To use an enchantment table you need to spend XP and lapis lazuli and only items that have not yet been enchanted can be used on the enchantment table.
To craft an enchantment table, you need 4 Obsidian, 2 Diamonds e 1 Book. When you have all the items, arrange them as follows to get the table:
- Obsidians are obtained by touching lava with water and can only be mined with a diamond pickaxe.
- Diamonds are only found far below the surface and need to be mined with an iron pickaxe or better.
- Books are crafted with 3 Pieces of Paper and 1 Leather.
How to use an enchantment table
After crafting the Enchantment Table, place it in the desired place and, around it, insert 15 Bookshelves, 1 block away from the Table, as shown in the example below:
If you prefer, you can stack the Bookshelves as long as they are all 1 block away from the Enchantment Table. It is not necessary to follow the above model. Bookshelves increase the levels of enchantments available on the Table. To craft them, you need 6 boards (any type) and 3 Books and combine them like this:
Then, to use the enchantment table, just right-click on it and then insert the item you want to enchant and a variable amount of lapis lazuli. By doing so, three random enchantment options will appear, as in the image below:
There is no way to choose enchantments will appear. The most that can be done is to modify this random set to a new one. The ways to do this are:
- changing the item type and material;
- changing the enchantment level (when changing the amount of shelves);
- enchanting an item (this generates a new random group).
No other actions will change the list of available enchantments.. If a new Desk is built with the same conditions as the first, the result will be the same.
A good method to have more control over the results is to perform enchantments on Books. This generates a Enchanted book, which “guards” the enchantment itself and can pass the effect on to other items via the Anvil. So, a good way to rotate the random set of available enchantments is to enchant Books until the desired effect appears and only then enchant weapons, armor, tools, etc.
Complete list of enchantments in Minecraft
- Durability: Increases the Durability of items.
- Judgment: Increases damage to undead.
- Scope: Increases the range of the enchanted item.
- thorns: reflects part of the damage taken to the attacker.
- Aquatic Affinity: Increases mining speed underwater.
- icy footsteps: Turns the water immediately beneath the player to ice.
- Impalement: Case more damage to ocean creatures.
- infinity: infinite arrows.
- Ruin of the Arthropods: Increases damage to all arthropods.
- Explosions Protection: Takes less damage and knockback from explosions.
- Plumbing: Summons lightning using a Trident.
- Curse of the Link: The item cannot be removed.
- Curse of Disappearance: Upon death, the enchanted item disappears from the inventory.
- Deep steps: Increases speed in water.
- Efficiency: Increases block breaking speed.
- Feather weight: Takes less damage from falls.
- Flaming aspect: Ignites the target.
- Fire protection: Takes less damage from fire and reduces burning stubbornness.
- Flame: arrows ignite the target.
- Fortuna: Increases the chance of block drops.
- Repulsion: Enchanted item causes more knockback.
- Sake: Increases the amount of items that can be dropped.
- Loyalty: The Trident item returns to the player.
- luck at sea: Increases the chance of obtaining items during fishing.
- Bait: Increases the frequency with which fish take the bait.
- Patch: Restores item durability.
- Multiple Shot: Fires 3 arrows instead of 1.
- Drilling: Arrows pass through a creature and hit those behind.
- Projectile Protection: Takes less damage from projectiles.
- Protection: Takes less damage from all sources.
- Impact: arrows knock enemies back (same as Repulsion enchantment).
- Fast charge: Decreases the time needed to recharge Bows.
- Breath: Increases breathing time underwater.
- current: When throwing a Trident, the player follows the trajectory.
- sharpening: Increases item damage.
- Soft touch: causes mined blocks to drop others of the same kind.
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