How to Make an Anvil in Minecraft

Anvil in Minecraft is such an item that it is considered quite expensive. It proves to be very expensive for the new players of today. In Minecraft, a player does not need an anvil until he can upgrade his weapons, armor, and tools. Here are some uses of an anvil.

  • Items can be repaired without breaking the enchantment.
  • An anvil can also rename the items and combine enchantments.

You can get the anvil directly in the decoration block section of creative mode. However, in this article, we will see how to make an anvil in Minecraft by crafting it in the survival mode.


To make an anvil, first of all, we will see which ingredients are needed.

Name Crafting Table Blocks of iron Iron Ingots
Quantity 1 3 4

If you want to learn the method to craft iron ingots, please read this guide. Now, open the crafting table and place nine iron ingots to get the block of iron. For an anvil, you will need three iron blocks that we can craft from 27 iron ingots.

After that, place three blocks of iron and four iron ingots in the crafting table like the image shown below:

Finally, the anvil is ready. We can move it to the inventory and place it where we want.

In a Nutshell

In this way, we successfully create the anvil. Anvil proves helpful in the game as the players progress in the game. Players can use anvil in different ways in the game. Players use anvils to add objects in the environment around the player, from nametags to equipment, weapons, armor, and enchanted books.

Also, we’ve seen that it is expensive for the player to make an anvil. Hence, players often make it only when players are trying to get the best weapons and armor. After getting this article, we hope that you will be able to get the necessary by making a proper anvil for you.

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Prateek Jangid

A passionate Linux user for personal and professional reasons, always exploring what is new in the world of Linux and sharing with my readers.