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How To Make and Use Lodestone In Minecraft: Comprehensive Guide

In this article you will learn how to make lodestone in Minecraft, and then how to use it with a step-by-step guide.

What Is Lodestone In Minecraft?

Lodestone In Minecraft
Lodestone is a block that was introduced in the 1.16 Nether Update.
As we know, many blocks came in the 1.16 Nether Update and some of them include: respawn anchor, netherite ingot, lodestone, and any more. It is a very useful block because with the help of it you can locate places in any dimension.
How To Make Lodestone In Minecraft ?
Things That You Need To Make Lodestone:

  • Chiseled Stone Brick
  • Netherite Ingot
Let’s gather these resources:1. Chiseled Stone Brick

Chiseled Stone Brick:
Recipe Chiseled Stone Brick
  1. Open crafting table or inventory crafting table.
  2. Place a stone brick slab in the middle cell of the grid.
  3. Place a stone brick slab on top of or below the stone brick slab.
Things That You Need For Chiseled Stone Brick:
Stone Brick Slab:
Stone Brick Slab Recipe
  • Open the crafting table.
  • Place stone brick in all cells of the last column.
  • Pick it or move it to your inventory.
Things That You Need To Make Stone Brick Slab:
Stone brick:
Stone Brick In Minecraft
  • Open inventory crafting table.
  • Place stone in all cells of a 2*2 grid.
  • Pick it or move it to your inventory.
Things That You Need To Make Stone Brick:
Stone:
When you are mining you are likely find stone. So, mine it with any pickaxe you will get cobblestone. Burn it in the furnace and then you will get stone. When you mine stone with a silk touch enchanted pickaxe, you will get stone directly and won’t need to put it in the furnace.And you can also make Chiseled Stone Brick with the stone cutter here.

2. Netherite Ingot:
Things That You Need:
Netherite Scraps:
Open  the furnace or blast furnace and smelt anchint debris. When you will do this you will get netherite scraps.
Ancient Debris To Netherite Scraps Minecraft
Things That You Need To Make Netherite Scraps:
Anchint Debris:
When you are mining in nether you will find anchint debris. Mine it with  a diamond or netherite pickaxe to get it.
It is not easy to find but there is a way to get it easily: bed explosion.Go to the nether and go to y-coordinate 10 and place a bed there and go far from it. Click on it when you will do this, A big area will get exploded and there is chance to find anchint debris there.

Note: It is necessary to wear amor because the bed explosion will give you some damage.

2. Gold Ingot:
There are two ways to get gold ingot:
When you are mining in the overworld, you will find gold ore. Mine it with a iron, diamond or netherite pickaxe and smelt it in the furnace or blast furnace to get gold ingot.
When you are mining in the nether, you can find nether gold ore.  Mine it with a stone, gold, iron, diamond or netherite pickaxe. When you do this you will get a gold nugget and you can make gold ingot from it by placing it in all cells of the crafting table.

Making Netherite Ingot:

Recipe Netherite Ingot
  1. Place netherite scraps in a L-formation in the top-left of the 3×3 grid.
  2. Place gold ingot in a 2×2 formation in the bottom-right.
  3. Pick the netherite ingot or move it to your inventory.

Making Lodestone:

Recipe Lodestone In Minecraft
  1. Open the crafting table.
  2. Place netherite ingot in middle cell of the grid.
  3. Place chiseled stone brick in all remaining cell.
How Do We Use Lodestone In Minecraft?
To use lodestone you need a compass.
Making compass:
Recipe Minecraft Compass
  1. Open crafting table
  2. Place redstone in middle cell of the grid.
  3. Place iron ingot around it forming a “t”.
Things That You Need To Make Compass:
Iron Ingot: 
When you are mining and find iron ore you can mine it with any pickaxe [Except Wooden Pickaxe]. When you do this you will get iron ore. Smelt it in the furnace or blast furnace to get iron ingot.
Redstone:
When you are mining and you find redstone ore you can mine it with iron, diamond and netherite pickaxe to get redstone.
Note: It also works in nether.

Using Lodestone:
How To Use Lodestone In Minecraft
  • Place lodestone on any surface .
  • Take a compass in your hand and click on the lodestone .
  • When you do this you will get a lodestone compass. It always points to the lodestone so using this you can locate different places. It is noteworthy this only works in the dimension in which you placed the lodestone.
Hope you learn and apply something from today’s article!

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