How to make and customize a shield in Minecraft - Creating shields

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Knowing what the manufacture of the shield, you already have almost all the fights won. Having a good shield will not only help you defend yourself adequately from dangers, but it will also allow you to give a unique touch to your look in Minecraft.

How to make a good shield?

The shield is an extremely important defense tool if we are to survive in the untamed world of Minecraft. Having one of these allows us to dive into any adventure we want, without risking a lot of damage. The shield, in fact, prevents 33% of the damage total of one attack.

If we have a shield and you have made a good sword in Minecraft, there will be nothing that will stop us from getting the most out of this game. But, before starting to enjoy all the options that shields offer us, it is necessary to know how to create or make them correctly.

That's why we invite you to read on and find out how create a shield in Minecraft and how to make it unique and special. We also remind you that you need to update Minecraft to the latest version in order to use shields.

What steps must be followed to make a shield?

To start making an excellent quality shield in Minecraft, you need to know what materials you need to make it. First you will need 6 blocks of the type of wood you want, and you will also need to make an iron ingot. You can see that these materials are very simple, as is the processing is very simple. Now, the steps you need to follow to make this shield are:

  • Open the work or work table, as you call it.
  • Now, put the materials in the first row from the top in this order: wood, ingot and wood.
  • Fill the next row completely with wooden blocks.

  • Finally, in the bottom row, put a single block of wood in the center box.

That's all! Now you just have to start your wonderful new shield whenever you want. Something you should keep in mind when using the shield is that there it takes some time to use the shield between the blocks, that is, you have to wait a moment to use it again. Also, if arrows are shot at you, they can bounce off the shield, so be careful.

How to customize the shield in Minecraft?

Yes, once you have created your shield in Minecraft, you want to customize it, no problem, because it is absolutely possible. In fact, you don't need hard-to-find materials to start customizing your shield.

The first thing you need to do is create a banner of the color you prefer. To make one, you need 6 blocks of wool of the color you like and make or make a stick. Once this is done, you need to place the shield and banner in the middle row of the crafting table to color the shield in question.

Of course, if you want customize your shield in Minecraft with a much more detailed and special design, all you have to do is create more banners and play with their position on the creation table.

Likewise, you can see the large number of tutorials on YouTube, where they explain what different designs you can put on your shields and how to do it easily.

We hope that all this information will be useful to you and that you can make the most of it, to personalize yours  shield in Minecraft. Don't let anything, not even attacks from mobs or other players, stop you from continuing your journey through the infinite world of Minecraft.

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