How to Make a Diamond Pickaxe in Minecraft?

The craze of the game is insane. Minecraft is always on the list of the most played and most streamed games throughout the year. But what makes it so addictive and engaging? Here you can do many things that you can do in real life, like farming, building your own house, having pets, and whatnot.

And you can even do things that are not possible in real life. like fighting zombies, going to the nether world, fighting a dragon, and building a diamond pickaxe. Yes, you heard it right. Here, you can make a diamond pick axe and other tools as well.

If you are new to the game, then you must be aware that in the beginning, you have nothing. You’ve got to explore the map and look for resources that will help you survive. Finding wood, wool, cobblestone, and food. Doing it by hand will take a lot of time.

So for that, different tools come in handy, like a pick axe. It is one of the most important tools in Minecraft that will help you mine through caves and break rocks. The better the materials the tools are made of the higher will be the durability and speed they will provide.

How many types of Pickaxe are in Minecraft?

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When talking about pickaxes, they can be made of wood, stone, iron, gold, or diamond. The first three elements can be found easily.

To make a diamond pickaxe you need three diamonds and two wooden sticks. Wooden sticks can be easily made in seconds. But What about diamonds? If you are a new player in the world of Minecraft and want to know where to find them. 

How to Find Diamonds?

Here are some tips and tricks for finding diamonds in Minecraft. First Look for the chests. One of the easiest ways to find diamonds is to look for the chests that contain them. The chests look somewhat like wooden boxes that have golden locks on them.

They have a little symbol on the front that tells you what type of item they contain. You can also tell what kind of items are contained in each chest by looking at the little symbols on either side of the lock.

One side will have a diamond in it and the other will not. The chests can be found in temples, near broken obsidian structures, shipwrecks, and many other places. 

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How to find diamonds

Second, look for caves. If you already know where diamonds are in the game, you should already be relatively familiar with the area in which they are located. But sometimes it’s not that easy to locate them. In this case, you can try looking for caves in the place you think they are likely to be located. You have to dig under 12 layers in order to find diamonds ore.

And once you find a cave and the location of diamonds, digging around can easily get you many diamonds. And finding a diamond ore is one of the best feelings for a gamer because you’ll spend a lot of time finding them.

One thing that you’ve to understand is that it is not easy to find them as a beginner. Unless you are super lucky. And when you find them then remember to mine them with an iron pickaxe. If you use a wooden or stone pickaxe then you would not get any diamonds and it’ll take a lot of time as well. 

How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe?

Now you have diamonds, and congratulations! You have done the hard part. Now you will need to build a crafting table, which you can get by cutting down some trees and placing four blocks of wood next to each other.

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Now you have created a crafting table. As shown in the below image, Open your crafting table and place 3 diamonds in the top row, then add two sticks (which can be made by placing two wooden blocks in a row) in the middle of the second and third rows to make a diamond pickaxe.

Different Uses of a Diamond Pickaxe

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Diamond Pickaxe is one of the most durable and useful tools in Minecraft. Without enchantments, it can last up to more than 1500 uses. And with some enchantments, it can last up to a very long time and can also never break. And you can literally mine through blocks and blocks of stones and ores in seconds. You can feel the difference between using a stone pickaxe and a diamond pickaxe.

One of the best things about the diamond pickaxe is that you can mine Obsidian and Netherite with it. One of the mistakes beginners do when they make diamond pickaxes are using them carelessly. Always remember the struggle you have in order to find them.

Countless numbers of zombies and skeletons you had to fight with. Countless times you have died in-game in order to find diamonds. These are one of the many aspects that made Minecraft one of the most loved and addictive games.  

If I say there is an even more powerful pickaxe as compared to the diamond pickaxe. Yes, you heard it right. Here we are talking about the Netherite pickaxe. Which is very difficult to make and it’ll take you a lot of time as well. Which we will discuss in some other article. 

How was your experience with Minecraft and what were the challenges you faced in the beginning? And have you found diamonds yet, if yes that how long did it take, and how many times you have died? Do share these and your review of the game in the comment section below.

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