How to make a Shield in Minecraft

By | 30.01.2017

People might have seen that millions of children to addicted to Minecraft. Minecraft is a game in which an individual has to dig and build may different sorts of 3D blocks in a large world of different habitats. This is the world where the sun rises and sets when a player goes for work and gathers materials. There might be some occasional lightning storm depending on the mode in which an individual is playing. There are many adventures involved in this game like a person might need to fight for survival against danger, bad guys or hunger. Moreover, a player can also protect himself by using certain shields. This tool is necessary for blocking the incoming attack. This article will help the game lovers about how he can make a shield in Minecraft in version 1.9 and 1.10 to protect his world.

Platform Supported Version
PC/Mac Yes 1.9 to Latest
Pocket Edition (PE) No
PS3 No
PS4 No
Xbox one No
Xbox 360 No
Windows 10 Edition No
Education Edition (EDU) No
Wii U No

Materials required for making a shield

A shield is a defense tool. Most of the players do not know they can build. First of all, they have to collect certain things for making a shield. Those materials are listed below:
• 1 Iron Ingot
• 6 Oak Wood Planks
• 6 Jungle Wood Planks
• 6 Acacia Wood Planks
• 6 Spruce Wood Planks
• 6 Birch Wood Planks
• 6 Dark Oak Wood Planks

There are many wood planks which are needed for making a shield. However, if a player is not able to find some wood planks, then he can use the already collected ones.

Steps for making a shield in Minecraft

If an individual has already collected the above material, then he is ready to make a shield. Now, he can craft a shield by following certain steps with a snapshot:

Step 1: Make a crafting table

An individual has to make a crafting table before going to the further process. For crafting table, an individual has to open the crafting menu where he should add the items required for making the crafting grid. Now move that crafting table to inventory where crafting table is ready to use.

front crafting table

 

 

Step 2: Open the crafting menu

Before crafting any item, an individual has to see whether he has collected all the material or not. Moreover, he has to make sure that the crafting table is a 3X3 crafting grid. At this step, he has to stand in front of that grid.

minecraft crafting table

Step 3: Add items to the Crafting grid

In order to make a shield, an individual has to add all the items which he collected in the crafting grid. Those items should be placed in a proper way. In the first row of the grid, an iron got should be put in the middle of the wood planks. In the second row, all the boxes should have 1 wood plank while in the third row, there should be only 1 wood plank in the middle box. After appropriate filling, a shield would appear on the screen.

How to make a Shield in Minecraft

Step 4: Move shield to the Inventory box

When the shield is ready, then the player has to move it to the inventory box for using it as a defense. An individual can change its patterns, stripes or colors accordingly.

Move Shield Inventory

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