What Is The Recipe To Craft Shield In Minecraft?

Wondering how to craft a shield in Minecraft? Here are all the ingredients required and the process to make a shield.

It is evident that you will be looking to craft a shield to survive in Minecraft. The shield will, of course, enhance your defense mechanism and make you more durable so that you can withstand any attacks longer. In this Minecraft Shield recipe guide, we will walk you through the ingredients required and how to craft a shield.

What is the Minecraft Shield Recipe? (Ingredients Required)

To craft a Shield in Minecraft, you will require 1 x Iron Ingot and 6 x any of the following Wooden Planks:

  • Oak Planks
  • Spruce Planks
  • Birch Planks
  • Jungle Planks
  • Acacia Planks
  • Dark Oak Planks
  • Crimson Planks
  • Warped Planks

Once you the required ingredients, head to the crafting table to make Shield.

How to Make a Shield in Minecraft?

Minecraft Shield Crafting

  1. Follow the below steps to craft a shield in Minecraft.
  2. Open the crafting menu
  3. Place the iron ingot in the second column of the first row
  4. Place the wooden planks in the first and third column of the first row, all the columns of the second row, and the second column of the third row
  5. Basically, it will be like:
    • First row: wooden plank – iron ingot – wooden plank
    • Second row: wooden plank – wooden plank – wooden plank
    • Third row: empty – wooden plank – empty
  6. Once the ingot and planks are placed correctly, the shield will show up on the right side of the crafting table
  7. Finish the crafting and move the shield to your inventory

How to Craft Minecraft Shield?

That’s how you craft a shield. The only thing you need to ensure is to follow the correct pattern because you won’t be able to craft the shield with the wrong pattern, as you can see in the above image. You can also make multiple shields for future use. If your shield is damaged, there is also an option to repair it. To repair a shield in Minecraft, all you need to do is place two damaged shields on the crafting table. The result will be an all-new repaired shield with the durability of both the damaged shields combined together and an additional 5.

We hope this Minecraft Shield recipe guide will help you easily craft shields and survive longer in the game. Apart from learning how to craft shields, there are several other essential items that you need to craft. You can refer to our guides for learning how to make Saddle, Composter, Water Elevator, Charcoal in Minecraft.