For a long time, Diamond was, above all else, the strongest material in Minecraft. However, that is no longer the case. While it should definitely be celebrated when you find Diamond, Netherite enhances it by giving increased durability and making it not burn up in lava. If you’re going to hunt for Netherite in Survival mode, you’ve got some work ahead of you. Here is how to get Netherite in Minecraft.
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How to make Netherite items in Minecraft
Starting your Netherite journey in Minecraft, you need to go to the Nether and find Ancient Debris. Between levels 8 and 22 of this realm, you will be able to find it hidden underground. It never appears anywhere with an empty space on one side, so you have to dig to find it. They are most likely to appear at Y level 15, but remember that this is one of the rarer blocks in the game. When you find it, search for it with a diamond pickaxe.
After you have some ancient scrap, melt them down in a furnace to create netherite scrap. This is usually where you can start crafting your armor and tools, but not in this case. You must take that scrap and turn it into Netherite ingots. To do this, combine four Netherite Remnants with four Gold Bars. There is no specific recipe for this preparation; just place them in individual spaces on the grid.
After you have at least one netherite ingot, you need a blacksmithing table. In the slot on the left, place any armor or diamond tools and the ingot in the middle slot. This will turn it into a Netherite item, giving it increased durability and attack power in tool kits. Also, any enchantments you had on the item will carry over to the Netherite version.
Finding all the gold, ancient debris, and diamond to do this will take a long time, but it’s definitely worth the investment.