It’s important to defend yourself in Minecraft. A good set of armor can be the difference between an unexpected death and a simple few points of damage. One word of advise - get a full set before you start upgrading, even if it means wearing a mish mash, as equipping armor where you have none at all is more valuable than making a better hat while your chest is still exposed.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Microsoft Game Studios
  • Platforms
    PC, Switch, Wii, Wii U, PS3, PS4, 360, XB1
  • Genre
    Sandbox, Survival
  • Guide Release
    18 May 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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  • The best way to survive your first night - optimise your time.
  • Key items, valuable techniques and advise on how best to advance through the game.
  • Information on over 150 natural, crafted and smelted items.
  • Construction ideas for novice players, including castles and 'Hobbit Holes'.
  • More than 45 minutes of helpful, narrated video showcasing survival basics, monument building, trap construction.
  • Explanation of Redstone and its varied application in gadgets such as trapdoors and doorbells.
  • Essential graphical mods to make the PC version of Minecraft look and run better than ever before.

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