Minecraft

How to Make an Iron Armor in Minecraft

If you are thinking that equipping yourself only with the strongest weapon would be sufficient to kill the mobs and other players in the game, then you are mistaken. Wearing armor is as important as having a strong sword because without it mobs can kill you in only a few shots. There are different types of armor available in the game with different specifications and one of them is the iron armor that will be discussed in this article.

Materials Required to Make Iron Armor

The first item you need is the iron ore that you can gather by mining with at least a stone pickaxe or any other of higher level. You can’t mine this by using hands or a wooden pickaxe, so you need to make sure that you have the required tool before starting mining. If you are unsure what the iron will look like then you can get the basic idea from the below picture.

 

How to Make a Furnace

A furnace can be made by placing 8 cobblestones on the crafting table and you can mine them with any pickaxe that you can get.

How to Make Iron Ingots

You can make iron ingots by placing the iron ore on the top slot and the fuel source on the bottom slot which is the oak log in our case.

How to Make Iron Boots

Iron boots are used to protect your feet from the attack of the mobs and other players. Equipping them will provide you with +2 armor and it can be made by placing 4 iron ingots on the crafting table.

How to Make Iron Leggings

Iron leggings are used to protect the lower part of the body from the attack of the mobs and other players. Equipping them will provide you with +5 armor and it can be made by placing 7 iron ingots in the below mentioned sequence on the crafting table.

How to Make Iron Chestplate

Iron chestplate is used to protect the upper part of the body from the attack of the mobs and other players. Equipping this will give you +6 armor and it can be made by placing 8 iron ingots in the exact same mentioned pattern on the crafting table.

How to Make Iron Helmet

An iron helmet is used to protect your head from the attack of the mobs and other players in the game. Equipping this will give you +2 armor and it can be made by placing 5 iron ingots in the exact same mentioned order on the crafting table.

The durability of Iron Armor

The durability of the armor decides how long an armor can resist the attack of the mobs and other players in the game. Each part of armor has different durability which can be seen in the table below.

Conclusion

There are a variety of armor available in the game that can help to protect you from the attack of the mobs and other players and one of them is the iron armor. Keep in mind to equip yourself with armor as soon as possible in the early game otherwise, you can be killed by a few attacks from the mob.

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Taimoor Mohsin