Trident is a one-of-a-kind weapon that is among the most desirable items in the game. One of its distinguishing characteristics is that it can be employed as a melee or ranged weapon, making it an excellent choice for fighting mobs. To use it as a ranged weapon, hold the right click and then release it; it will then behave similarly to an arrow. You can also enhance the capability of this weapon by using enchantment that we are going to discuss in detail in this article.
How to get the trident in Minecraft
This weapon is extremely uncommon in comparison to others, and it is also impossible to create. you can find this weapon by defeating the underwater mob “Drowned” in the Minecraft game, as seen below. Another thing to keep in mind is that not every drowned mob has the trident, so you may need to slay a few drowned mobs to obtain this weapon and killing a bunch of drowned mobs will only yield you one or two tridents. As a result, once you fight these monsters, they will drop the trident underwater, as illustrated below.
Best enchantments for trident
To do the enchantment on the trident, you should have an anvil, and you can craft that by placing three blocks of iron and four iron ingots in a crafting table, accordingly, as shown below.
Now you need to equip the anvil from your inventory, place it anywhere on the surface, and then right-click on it to do the enchantment.
Other than that, you also need the enchantment books that you can get from the ‘librarian’ in the village. Now let’s discuss some of the most useful enchantments available for the helmet, which are as follows.
When you throw the trident towards any mob having this enchantment then the lighting bolt will also drop on that mob as well as shown in the image below. But this enchantment only works if the weather is rainy as in clear weather you won’t be able to see any lightning bolt.
For this enchantment you need to place the trident along with a ‘channeling’ enchanting book inside the anvil as shown below.
With this enchantment, you should be able to increase the attack of the trident compared to the basic one. You can do this enchantment by placing a trident along with an ‘Impaling’ enchantment book inside the anvil.
This is one of the most useful enchantments in which the trident always supports the user and returns after a few seconds whenever a user throws the trident. To do this enchantment you need to place a trident along with a ‘Loyalty’ enchantment book inside the anvil.
This enchantment can only be used underwater, and if you throw it inside the water, you will be transported along with the trident. For this enchantment you need to place the trident along with a ‘Riptide’ enchantment book inside the anvil.
As the name suggests, this enchantment will increase the durability and toughness of the trident so that you can use it for a longer period. To do this enchantment you need to place the trident along with an ‘Unbreaking’ enchantment book inside the anvil.
|Channeling||Summon a lightning bolt during rain on the mobs causing additional damage|
|Impaling||Enhances your damage while fighting with underground creatures|
|Loyalty||Thrown trident will return to the player after few seconds|
|Riptide||Player will move with a trident while throwing it underwater|
|Unbreaking||Will increase the durability and toughness of the trident|
Minecraft has a variety of weapons, such as crossbows and swords that can be used as ranged or melee weapons, but only the trident can be used both ways that makes it an ideal choice for fighting mobs. You can further enhance the specification of a trident by using enchantment and some of the best ones have been discussed in this article.