How to Make a Diamond Pickaxe in Minecraft

Minecraft is an open-world game that allows players freedom in choosing how to play the game. This makes it more enjoyable as you can create your own character from scratch, including fighting mobs, mining materials, constructing your base, and more. This game encourages creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where your imagination is the only limit. So, several valuable instruments are accessible in the game, and one of them is the diamond pickaxe which is one of the most durable one in the game.

Required Materials to Make a Diamond Pickaxe

Items that are needed to make a diamond pickaxe are mentioned in the table below along with the required quantities.

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How to Make a Diamond Pickaxe

As mentioned in the table above you will need 3 diamonds and 2 sticks and after that you need to place them exactly the same on the crafting table as shown in the image below.

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If you don’t know how you can make these items and are curious about their recipes then we have covered it in the next section.

How to Make Sticks

The first item that is needed for making sticks is the wooden logs and for that, you need to cut any tree that you can find. You can cut it either with your hands or using an axe which will speed up the process and will give you benefit in the long run.

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After that, you need to place a wooden log either in your own crafting grid or you can use a crafting table which is highly recommended as you can make all the items using this block. So, when you place a wooden log, you will get 4 wooden planks and if you already don’t have the crafting table in your inventory then you can make one by using these 4 wooden planks.

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Now you should get another log and then make 4 planks again and from them use any of the 2 planks to make 4 sticks.

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How to Get Diamonds

There are a few crucial considerations to ponder before embarking on the path of seeking diamonds. The first and most important need is to have an iron pickaxe, especially if you want to mine them; otherwise, locating these diamond ores is pointless. Additionally, when searching for these ores, you may encounter a variety of enemies such as spiders and zombies, necessitating the use of higher protective shields and a sword. Aside from that, you should have food and blocks to refill your energy and allow you to reach higher ground. You can make an iron pickaxe by using 3 iron ingots and 2 sticks whereas iron ingots can be made by placing iron ore inside the furnace.

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After you’ve finished your preparation and believe you’re ready to embark on your diamond hunting journey then you should start looking for caves or tunnels. After that, you must begin excavating between layers 5 and 16, with layer 12 being the most essential and containing most of the diamond ore. If you’re unfamiliar with the idea of a layer, it’s a value of the Y coordinate that you can view by pressing FN + F3 or just F3 on the keyboard.

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Minecraft is an open-world game with no defined goals for the player to achieve, giving players a great deal of flexibility in how they play. There are a variety of items available in the game that need specific tools to be mined and one of them is the diamond pickaxe tool that can be used to mine ores and other blocks in the game.

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