How to Make Crossbow in Minecraft?

How to Make Crossbow in Minecraft

Minecraft is an amazing game that can do a lot of things using crafted items. Crossbow in Minecraft is mostly used in battles. There are many ways that one can obtain a Crossbow. One way is crafting the Crossbow.

When you play Minecraft you would find many types of tools. Some of these tools are used in the Combats. There are two types of Combats in Minecraft. Melee Combat and Ranged Combat are those two Combats. For Ranged Combats, three types of weapons are used. The first one is the Bow, the second, there is the Trident and then there is the Crossbow.

How to Get Crossbows?

There are various ways that you can occupy Crossbows during the game. The followings are the ways that you can get a Crossbow for yourself.

  • By crafting
  • By trading
  • Pillagers
  • Piglins
  • Natural generation

Crafting a Crossbow in Minecraft

Let us consider crafting the Crossbow from this article. To craft a Crossbow you need to be occupied with four materials. They are,

  • 3 Sticks
  • 2 Strings
  • An Iron Ingot
  • A Tripwire hook

Obtaining these four materials are easy. To have three sticks, you can get wooden planks and then put them on the crafting table in the pattern. You will get sticks after the crafting process is over.

Crafting Sticks in Minecraft
Sticks

The other material is Stings. You can make strings by either killing a spider or breaking a Cobweb with a sword. Cobwebs are found in abandoned Mineshafts or inside the dungeons. But to get a sword, you will need to craft it.

Moreover, to get Iron Ingots you need to get to an Iron ore. Once you get there you need to mine iron ore by Stone Pickaxe. Then you need to smelt the iron ore in a furnace to get iron ingots.

Finally, you need a Tripwire Hook. You can craft a tripwire hook by using 1 Iron Ingot, 1 Stick, and 1 Wood Plank.

Crafting a Tripwire Hook
Crafting Tripwire Hook

As you now have all the things you want, all you have to do is craft the Crossbow on the Crafting table.

Crafting Crossbow in Minecraft.
Crafting Crossbow

Now you have a crossbow with you.

Other Methods to Obtain Crossbow

The easiest way to get a Crossbow is from Pillagers and Piglins. If you kill one of them with a crossbow, they will drop their Crossbow and you can have it.

You can have a Crossbow when they are naturally generated. They are usually generated in Bastion Remnants and Pillager Outposts.

In the case of trading, there are two ways you can get a Crossbow by trading. First, you need to find a Fletcher Villager. Sometimes, they sell an unenchanted Crossbow for three emeralds. If you are using Bedrock edition, a Master-Level Fletcher will sell you a Crossbow for eight emeralds. In the Java Edition, a Master-Level Fletcher will sell you a Crossbow for a minimum of seven emeralds.

How Do You Use a Crossbow?

If you are having a Crossbow in Minecraft, you can use it in two ways. First, you can use it as a weapon. Before you are using it as a weapon make sure you have enough arrows available in your collection. Second, you can use it with fireworks.

How to Repair a Crossbow in Minecraft?

Finally, let's see how you can repair your Crossbow. There are two ways that you can repair it. You can either keep two Crossbows in the Grind-Stone or you can place two of them on a Crafting Table. Otherwise, you can mend an enchantment to your Crossbow. Both of these ways will increase the durability of your Crossbows.

Visit the previous tutorial about Planet Minecraft.

Madhushika R. Fernando

Author of Get Basic Idea - The Knowledge Base / Bachelor of Technology - BTech, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.

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