Minecraft

How to Make the Iron Sword

Sword is a melee weapon available in the Minecraft game that you can use to hit other mobs in the game when you are in a short-range battle with them. The Iron Sword is one of the many swords available in the game that is ideal for beginners to intermediate players who have the basic knowledge of this game and can craft different materials.

Materials Required to Make the Iron Sword

You need items to make the iron sword which are the stick and iron ingot and their quantity is mentioned in the table below.

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How to Make Sticks

Sticks are one of the easiest recipes to make in Minecraft, all you need to do is to make wooden planks by chopping any of the trees in the game.

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For example, we are chopping an oak tree that will give us an oak log and after that we will place that log on the crafting table in any of the available slots that will give 4 oak based wooden planks.

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After that place 2 of these oak planks again on the crafting table in the same order that will give you 4 wooden sticks.

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How to Make Iron Ingots

For making the iron ingot you need two main items; the first one is the iron ore that will act as a base item and the second one is the furnace which is the main block for making the iron ingot. Now crafting the iron ingot is a lengthy process especially if you don’t have the required tool which is the stone pickaxe in this case. If you don’t have the stone pickaxe, you won’t be able to mine the iron ore so to make it you need 3 cobblestones and 2 sticks on the crafting table.

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Mining cobblestones requires at least a wooden pickaxe that you can make by using 3 wooden planks and 2 sticks.

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So, after making the iron pickaxe which is the compulsory step in this case you need to find and mine the iron ore that is mostly available inside the caves and tunnels.

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After that you need to make the furnace as well if you don’t have that already by placing 8 cobblestones on the crafting table.

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Now place these ores and any fuel source like wooden logs or coal inside a furnace and in return, you will get the iron ingot.

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How to Make the Iron Sword

You need to place 2 iron ingots on the top two middle slots whereas 1 stick will be on the bottom middle slot as shown in the image below.

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The durability of the Iron Sword

Durability here describes how many hits a sword can do without breaking. So, the durability of the iron sword is 250 which means that the iron sword can withstand up to 250 hits.

Damage Per Second (DPS)

The attack speed of the iron sword is 1.6 whereas it inflicts damage of 6 per second. So the DPS of the iron sword will be 6×1.6 = 9.6.

Conclusion

The sword is a melee weapon in the Minecraft game that you can use in close combat with the mobs. This is one of the ideal weapons for beginners due to its durability and damage per second(DPS). We have discussed the making and uses of the iron sword in this article and provides you the detailed guideline about that.

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Taimoor Mohsin