Minecraft Shield- How To Make A Shield in Minecraft.

Minecraft shield is a kind of weapon which is used to protect himself from the invaders as a defense. In the start of the game, you will have only one Minecraft shield which later you can customize it by using a banner. The design of the banner does have effects in the display of shield, but it does not affect the function of the shield.

how to make a shield in minecraft

Usage Of Minecraft Shield:

A shield is used mostly in defense for an attack. The proper and perfect use of shield makes you enjoy the game with the best strategy. First, you must hold the shield in your off-hand because by doing this, the right button of the mouse will raise the shield to block the incoming attacks of the enemy, players, and mobs. With Minecraft shield, a player can easily defuse the frontal attack–done by axes, arrows, and swords.

The player must know that attack can easily damage the Minecraft shield which also needs to be repaired soon to use against next attacks. The player should be kept in mind that during the use of Minecraft shield, his speed will be reduced. In the meanwhile, the attack of an axe has almost 30% chance that the shield will be deactivated within 5-6 seconds.

How To Make A Shield In Minecraft:

Minecraft is the most favorite and heart-loving game of millions of children. In this game, the players play the game by building and digging many different kinds of Minecraft houses. This game keeps the children busy to enjoy the wars. There are many actions, sights, and adventure which many players face. A player can save himself against an attack, by using Minecraft shield. The version 1.9 and 1.10 of Java Edition (Pc/Mac) will help you to make a shield in Minecraft game. Now, we will tell you about the steps to make a shield.

Platforms Which Support In Creating a Shield:

Platform SupportedVersion
Java Edition Pc/Mac Yes1.9 – 1.14
Pocket Edition (PE)
Wii U No
Xbox 360No
Xbox oneNo
Education Edition (EDU)No
Window 10 EditionNo
Nintendo SwitchNo

Materials Used In Making A Minecraft Shield:

  • 1 Iron Ingot
  • 6 Spruce Wood Planks
  • 6 Oak Wood Planks
  • 6 Acacia Wood Planks
  • 6 Birch Wood Planks
  • 6 Dark Oak Wood Planks
  • 6 Jungle Wood Planks

Draw A Crafting Table:

To draw the crafting table, a player has first to open the crafting menu where he can add the materials in crafting grid for inventory of crafting table.

Open The Crafting Menu:

The player has to open the crafting menu to make a Minecraft shield. When you open the crafting menu, you will have to select a 3*3 crafting grid for further process to create a Minecraft shield.

Crafting Table

Add Items In Crafting Grid To Make A shield:

To make a Minecraft shield, the player has to add the items in the grid in a proper way; otherwise, all efforts will be fruitless. In the first row, the center grid will be added by one Iron Ingot and the rest grids will be filled by wood planks. Wood planks fill all the grids of the second row. And only one wood plank will be added in the middle box of the 3rd row, after completing this process, a shield starts to appear on the screen.

 Crafting Menu

Transfer The Shield To The Inventory Box:

Once, you have passed the above steps, and the Minecraft shield is ready for use. Now, enjoy the game with a defensive tool of Minecraft shield.

Crafting Grid