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

In the mysterious realms of Minecraft, crafting powerful tools is key to conquering challenges and exploring the depths of the pixelated world. The netherite pickaxe, introduced in the Nether Update, stands as one of the most durable tools, lasting longer before facing destruction. With an attack damage of +6, this pickaxe is a formidable weapon as well.

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

Required Materials to Craft a Netherite Pickaxe

Before you begin crafting, gather the following materials:

  • 1 Netherite Ingot
  • 1 Smithing Template
  • 1 Diamond Pickaxe

How to Craft a Netherite Pickaxe in Survival Mode

Step 1: Open the Smithing Table Menu

Start by opening your Smithing Table, revealing an Upgrade Gear menu.

Open the Smithing Table Menu

Step 2: Add Items to Make a Netherite Pickaxe

In the Upgrade menu, place 1 smithing template in the first box, 1 diamond pickaxe in the second box, and 1 netherite ingot in the third box. The crafting recipe for a netherite pickaxe is as follows:

[S] [D] [N]

[D]: Diamond Pickaxe
[S]: Smithing Template
[N]: Netherite Ingot

Once the items are placed correctly, the netherite pickaxe will appear in the result box.

Add Items to Make a Netherite Pickaxe

Step 3: Move the Netherite Pickaxe to Inventory

Now, drag the newly crafted netherite pickaxe from the crafting grid into your inventory.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully crafted a netherite pickaxe in Minecraft, ready to endure the harshest conditions and emerge victorious.

Move the Netherite Pickaxe to Inventory

Command for Netherite Pickaxe

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

For Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac):

/give @p netherite_pickaxe 1

For Minecraft Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, and Education Edition:

/give @p netherite_pickaxe 1 0

Supported Platforms

A netherite 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 DamageDurability

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.

Armed with your newly crafted netherite pickaxe, delve into the mysteries of Minecraft’s Nether and beyond!

Brandon is a finance graduate with a passion for the intersection of finance and technology. In his free time, he's a dedicated gamer, exploring various genres and platforms. Brandon loves staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in fintech while also leveling up his gaming skills.

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