How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe in Minecraft: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

In Minecraft, acquiring powerful tools is crucial for both mining resources and defending against enemies. Among these tools, the diamond pickaxe stands out as the most durable, ensuring an extended lifespan before wear and tear.

This tutorial will guide you through the process of crafting a diamond pickaxe, providing step-by-step instructions accompanied by screenshots.

Required Materials to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe

Before you embark on crafting a diamond pickaxe, make sure you have the following materials:

How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe in Survival Mode

Step 1: Open the Crafting Menu

Begin by opening your crafting table, giving you access to the 3×3 crafting grid.

Open the Crafting Menu

Step 2: Add Items to Make a Diamond Pickaxe

In the crafting menu, you’ll see a crafting area with a 3×3 grid. To craft a diamond pickaxe, strategically place 3 diamonds and 2 sticks in the grid. The arrangement is crucial, so ensure it matches the pattern shown below:

   [D] [D] [D]    [ ] [S] [ ]    [ ] [S] [ ] 

When the diamonds and sticks are placed correctly, the diamond pickaxe icon will appear in the result box to the right.

Add Items to Make a Diamond Pickaxe

Step 3: Move the Diamond Pickaxe to Inventory

Having successfully crafted a diamond pickaxe, drag it from the crafting grid into your inventory.

You’ve now crafted a diamond pickaxe, the most durable of all pickaxes in Minecraft, ready to tackle challenging mining tasks and serve as a formidable weapon with an attack damage of +5.

Move the Diamond Pickaxe to Inventory

Command for Diamond Pickaxe

For those who prefer using commands, the following command will grant you a diamond pickaxe in your inventory:

/give @p diamond_pickaxe 1 0

This command is supported in Java Edition (PC/Mac) (Above version 1.12), Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch versions of Minecraft.

Supported Platforms

A diamond pickaxe is available on the following platforms of Minecraft:

  • Java Edition (PC/Mac)
  • Pocket Edition (PE)
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • PS3
  • PS4
  • Wii U
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

Attack Damage and Durability

The table below displays the attack damage and durability values for each pickaxe in Minecraft:

Pickaxe TypeAttack DamageDurabilityGolden232Wooden259Stone3131Iron4250Diamond51561Netherite62031

Attack damage: It denotes the quantity of harm an item inflicts when used to attack a mob.

Durability: It pertains to the lifespan of an object. In the context of tools, weapons, and transportation, durability is measured by the number of functional operations the item can perform before succumbing to damage. In the case of armor, durability refers to the count of hits that the armor can endure before becoming unusable. Therefore, a higher durability value indicates a longer-lasting item.

Equip your newly crafted diamond pickaxe and delve into the pixelated world of Minecraft, where the most durable tools pave the way to success!

Alex is a passionate gamer and technology enthusiast. With a background in finance, Alex combines analytical skills with a love for gaming. When not immersed in the virtual world, you can find Alex exploring the latest trends in finance and technology.

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