The basic tools - axe, pickaxe etc. - differ from weapons simply because they specialise in the aquisition of materials from non aggressive sources, whereas weapons specialise at dealing damage. Tools can still be used to attack enemies in the same way that weapons can still mine things, to an extent, but tools each have a primary use as listed below.

Other tools simply have practical uses. Either way, the following are all necessary items for the Minecraft player and have very useful reasons to exist.

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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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