Top 10 Best Minecraft Enchantments

Enchantments in Minecraft were a great addition, they provided players with more end-game content and added a ton of functionality to other features. To become the ultimate Minecraft player, you need a set of enchanted armor and tools. This will allow you to obtain resources quickly and effectively, as well as survive mob encounters without a scratch. To help you choose which enchantments to stick on your gear, here’s the top 10 best Minecraft enchantments!


10. Thorns

Come on, we’ve all had trouble with zombie hordes, admit it. A single Zombie is no threat, you can keep knocking it back until it finally goes down. A horde of zombies? That’s a different story, it’s difficult to hit all targets in and around you. They’ll keep hitting you and over time, this damage adds up to one dead Minecraft player. This is where Thorns comes in, this enchantment deals damage to anyone who melee attacks you. It’s considerably effective when dealing with hordes as the more they hit you, the more they take!


9. Lure

Sometimes you just want to put the sword away, take off your armor and sit by the sea with your fishing rod. No amount of dead Creepers can match the graceful serenity of removing fish from their homes to eat later. Fishing with an unenchanted rod is simply a waste of time, do not do it. You’ll be waiting ages per fish, so you need to get yourself an upgrade bro. Specifically, the Lure enchantment is amazing. It massively reduces the time it takes for fish to bite your rod, meaning more fish and more treasures!


8. Projectile Protection

Is there anyone out there who enjoys being a game of Pong for skeletons? The arrow knock-back is one of the most infuriating things in the game, especially if you’re just trying to swim across a small stretch of water. Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do about the knock-back, but you can make sure you don’t take a ton of damage in the process. Introducing Projectile Protection! The enchantment that almost completely nullifies ballistic damage from arrows and fireballs. What you gonna do now eh skeletons?!


7. Sharpness

The sword is the go-to weapon for almost every player out there, the reliable close range damage is too good to pass up. While unenchanted swords are fine in their own right, you need to beef yours up a bit. Whack on the Sharpness enchantment, boost that damage even further to make you a monster at close range. It’s great for brutally murdering your farm mobs too.


6. Fire Aspect

The Fire Aspect enchantment is actually one of the best as it sets your target on fire, dealing high damage over time. However, it is vulnerable to rain, unlike Adele, so it has to come at a piddly number 6 on the list. But if you can make use of it, this enchantment can take down groups of mobs easily. The most important factor is for when you’re committing mass genocide on your livestock, setting them on fire will instantly cook the meat they drop!


5. Unbreaking

You’ve got a grand spanking new Sharpness 3 Sword, you’re one hitting any and everything, but the durability is getting low šŸ™ You need a dose of Unbreaking, this epic enchantment will mega-morph your item’s durability seven-fold. This will save you precious Diamonds or Iron Ingots as you rarely need to repair. It’s one of the more common enchantments too, make Unbreaking a priority!


4. Looting

The Looting enchantment will provide you with extra loot drops from mobs. This means more food and resources like string & gunpowder. You won’t really want to add this to your main fighting sword but having a sword with this enchantment can help you stockpile resources.


3. Silk Touch

We all want certain blocks but they break if we try to obtain them (Stone, Lapis, Snow etc). With this enchantment, you can destroy blocks without them breaking into their lower form, so mining StoneĀ would give you the StoneĀ block, rather than Cobblestone. This isn’t necessarily mandatory, it just saves soooo much time and resources.Ā Silk Touch is an enchantment you need to have available, it’s just so darn useful.


2. Fortune

Basically the Looting of Pickaxes, Shovels and Axes. Fortune grants you multiple drops per block, instead of the usual. It’s actually quite insane when you get a full stack of Coal from one vein, or 10 diamonds from 4 ore blocks. Put simply, it’s the best non-combat enchantment in the game. This is the big daddy, the enchantment you most need on your resource collecting items!


1. Infinity

Had to be really, what else even comes close?

The Infinity enchantment gives you unlimited ammo for your bow, so long as you have at least 1 arrow in your inventory. Be honest now, you’re a good player with hundreds of hours in one world, but do you actually have a shed load of arrows? Ah you probably do but this enchantment is still amazing regardless. A bow with unlimited shots that only takes up two inventory slots (the bow and the 1 arrow) makes Infinity the best Minecraft enchantment in the game!

10 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Minecraft Enchantments

  • December 2, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    Just want to say I am so SICK of comma misusage. Learn your language – PLEASE. ….. you use it LITERALLY EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!!!!!!

    • December 10, 2018 at 10:59 am

      Care to point any errors out?

      • December 13, 2018 at 11:33 pm

        no but i would like to learn more from you

    • March 11, 2019 at 10:36 pm

      Commas are punctuation not language so it is YOU who needs to learn your language. For someone who just misused punctuation at the least a half a dozen in ONE sentence, you should not be talking.

  • December 28, 2018 at 10:09 am

    I really feel like mending should be on here. It’s better than unbreaking, because if you use it right, it gives your stuff infinite durability.

    • March 4, 2019 at 4:50 pm

      Well the problem with Mending is if you donā€™t collect XP a lot itā€™s worthless and the more enchantments on the item the harder it is to repair with a material because of the higher XP cost

  • January 24, 2019 at 7:49 am

    I agree that mending should be included and certainly beats unbreaking. Mending enchantment saves way more ingots and/or diamonds by only needing xp to repair armor.

  • June 19, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Fire aspect is not good because mobs that attack you can light you on fire as well besides mending is much better than unbreaking solve the exp problem with a endermen farm


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