Minecraft enchantments are essential not just for showing off glistening armour and tools, but for surviving even the darkest and deadliest of nights in the Overworld and, well, any time in the Nether. These can be added to your items using an enchanting table or an anvil, but involve some level of luck as there’s no way of knowing what the enchanting table will spit out when you’re done.

For the best chance of surviving in the cruel, blocky world of one of the decade’s best PC games, and maybe even defeat the Ender Dragon, you’ll want to rack up as many enchantments as possible – and maybe even some Minecraft netherite. Join us as we break down the basics on building a Minecraft enchanting table, using enchantments in the survival game, and offer some additional tips on this advanced crafting mechanic.

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