Like Flint and Steel, Minecraft Shovel tool is used to collect dirt in Minecraft. Except the Diamond, all other shovels are renewable yet none of them is stackable. In All Minecraft Guides, we are now going to give you a complete insight on this tool.
Minecraft Shovel Tool Recipe:
It is another of the Minecraft Tools which people demand the most. Shovels are crafted using sticks and other tool materials. You can craft it by using sticks and Gold Ingot, Silver, Diamond Ingot, pebble stones or wood planks. They can also be crafted by using two damaged shovels and 5% additional durability. Naturally, Enchanted Iron and Diamond shovels can be found in 13.4% of the End City chests.
Players can also win shovels from zombies. In Difficulty Level Hard, zombies attack with shovels which they have an 8.5% chance of dropping if they are killed by the players. Tool smiths also sell Iron shovels for 9 emeralds.
Shovels are basically using to simplify the task of collecting dirt but they have different usages on the basis of their material. The gold shovels have 32 uses while the wooden shovels have 60 uses. The diamond shovels have most usage i.e. 1562. On the other hand, Iron Shovels have 251 uses and Stone shovels have 132 uses.
Shovels are used to dig and they use 1 durability if used to break any block. For blocks that break easily, 0 durability is used. Shovels can also form grass path on grass blocks using 1 durability. When used as a weapon to attack, shovels use 2 durability.
Shovels are also used for fuels in furnaces. Along with that, they are used as paddled too when crafting a boat.
Shovels can get the enchantments of Efficiency, Silk Touch, Unbreaking and Curse of Vanishing.
The achievement that comes with shovel is to make another shovel, hoe and pickaxe.
All 5 kinds or shovels were introduced by January 29th, 2010. Shovels are now available in Creative Mode and Iron and Gold shovels are now smelt able. The damage caused by shovel was first increased which was later decreases. Now, wooden shovels are also used to make boats.
There were several issue that were faced by the players:
- Fortune Three shovels did jot drop gravel when used to break anything.
- Grass paths were not being formed
- Enchanted Diamond Shovels were not working properly