Home / How to craft / Tool / Shovel / Iron shovel

Iron shovel

How to craft Shovel in Minecraft: crafting recipes, resources, photos, tricks and tips.

A shovel is essential for quick extraction of sand, snow, earth and clay. An iron shovel is much stronger than wood and stone. A shovel can be enchanted to Durability, can be repaired on an anvil

Iron shovel as weapon

Using iron shovel you can do
damage to mobs and other players. This weapon will deal 251 hits before shattering and disappearing. But you can enchant #OBJECT# for durability or repair to increase durability.
  • Minecraft versions: 1.19.2 /1.19.1 /1.19 /1.18.2 /1.18.1 /1.18 /1.17 /1.16
  • ID: iron_shovel
Iron shovel in Minecraft

How to craft iron shovel

Here is how to craft iron shovel in Minecraft. The crafting recipe specifies the required ingredients and their location in Minecraft.

To craft iron shovel in Minecraft you will need: This and This. These ingredients should be placed on the workbench as shown in the picture below. To open the workbench, you need to right-click on the installed workbench.

How to craft in Minecraft
Iron ingot (1)
Stick (2)


Where to find iron shovel

Here’s where you can find iron shovel in Minecraft, i.e. where iron shovel in Minecraft.


What can be done from iron shovel

Here it is indicated what can be done from iron shovel in Minecraft, i.e. which recipes use iron shovel in Minecraft.


How to fix iron shovel

Here you can learn how to fix iron shovel in Minecraft, that is, how to restore the strength of iron shovel in Minecraft.

There are 3 ways you can repair iron shovel:

If iron shovel is not enchanted, you can merge 2 iron shovel right in your inventory to get 1, but with a larger amount of durability remaining. If one of the items was enchanted during the merge, the enchantment will disappear after the merge. No experience or additional resources are consumed with this method of repair.

If iron shovel is enchanted, it is better to repair on the anvil to keep or add enchantments. Repair can be done with a netherite ax, iron shovel with charms or with the appropriate material used in the item’s crafting.

This method of repair consumes experience and additional resources.

Also keep in mind that when using an anvil, its strength is lost. Therefore, it is better to combine iron shovel and an enchanted iron shovel or a book on the anvil at once.

And don’t forget that each new iron shovel mending on the anvil will cost more and more experience. That’s why it’s better to combine enchanted items right away.

To restore the strength of iron shovel, you can cast a ‘Repair’ spell. The item will then automatically regenerate its strength when you gain experience.

It is worth noting that the player will not receive experience that goes towards repairing iron shovel But as soon as the durability reaches the maximum level, experience will be accumulated again by the player.

A book with repairing charms can be made on the enchantment table, fished out with a fishing rod or found in treasure chests, fortresses, mines, etc.


How to enchant iron shovel

Here are the enchantments that can be used to improve iron shovel in Minecraft, i.e. how to enchant iron shovel in Minecraft.


Get iron shovel command

Here is the command that allows you to get iron shovel in Minecraft, that is, how to create iron shovel in Minecraft.

Iron shovel can be summoned using a command in creative mode.. This requires:

  1. open chat (press “T”)
  2. write command /give @p minecraft:iron_shovel
  3. press “ENTER”

You can also specify the number and to whom iron shovel will be issued:

  1. /give @p minecraft:iron_shovel 10
    get 10 iron shovel
  2. /give MinecraftMax minecraft:iron_shovel
    iron shovel will be given to the player with the nickname MinecraftMax


Video about Iron shovel

Here you can watch a video about Iron shovel in Minecraft, that is, a selection of videos about Minecraft, where there is Iron shovel.


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments