How to Make a Crossbow in Minecraft

Crossbows in Minecraft are one of the weapons which you can get after killing Piglins or pillagers, trading with villagers, trading, natural generation, or crafting. We can use the Crossbow in Minecraft in many different ways.

If you want a crossbow, you can make one for yourself pretty easily. This article describes how you can make a crossbow in Minecraft by following a step-by-step process.

In Minecraft, we require different items to craft a crossbow, and these items are:

Name Crafting Table Iron Ingot Sticks Strings Tripwire Hook
Quantity 1 1 3 2 1

Now, let’s make a crossbow in Minecraft. First, we will create a stick, so we will put a wooden oak in the 2 X 2 crafting to create planks and then place the planks into a 3 X 3 crafting table to create a stick:

After creating sticks and wooden planks, start mining and find iron from caves. Now place the iron blocks into the furnace for extracting the iron ingot from it.

For tripwire hooks, place an iron ingot, a wooden plank, and a stick in the crafting table to get a tripwire hook (A single wooden plank, stick, and an iron ingot can create two tripwire hooks).

For a crossbow, you will need two strings. So, it is time to kill some spiders in order to obtain strings from them.

After this, place the strings, place iron ingot, sticks, and a tripwire hook into the crafting table like this:

Once the Crossbow is crafted, we can move it to our inventory as a new item.

In a Nutshell

A crossbow is a very lethal weapon in Minecraft, as you can kill anybody from a sufficient distance with perfect accuracy. Thus, we successfully see in this article how to make a crossbow in Minecraft.

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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.