What Does Bane of Arthropods Do in Minecraft?

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If you’re like most Minecraft players, you’ve probably heard of the Bane of Arthropods enchantment. But what does it do? And how can you get it? In this blog post, we will answer all of your questions about the Bane of Arthropods enchantment!

What does Bane of Arthropods do in Minecraft?

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The Bane of Arthropods enchantment is a very powerful enchantment that can be applied to your sword. When you hit an enemy with this enchanted sword, it will deal extra damage to arthropods (such as spiders, bees, endermites, and silverfish). The Bane of Arthropods enchantment is particularly useful as it not only deals extra damage, it also gives them a slowness debuff.

How to get Bane of Arthropods in Minecraft

To get the Bane of Arthropods enchantment, you will need to find an Enchanting Table. Once you have found one, you will need to place your sword in the slot and use some Lapis Lazuli (which can be found in the Nether) to enchant it. The Bane of Arthropods enchantment will cost you three Lapis Lazuli.

You can also try and fish for the Bane of Arthropods enchantment using a Fishing Rod. However, this is a very rare enchantment and you will have a very low chance of getting it.

Is Sharpness better than Bane of Arthropods?

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There is one key difference between Bane of Arthropods and Sharpness. Bane of Arthropods deals more damage only to arthropod enemies – bees, endermites, cave spiders, and silverfish, whereas Sharpness deals more damage to everything in its path.

This, therefore means that if you want a weapon that is multifunctional, you should choose Sharpness. However, if you want a weapon that is specifically designed to take down arthropod enemies, Bane of Arthropods is the enchantment for you.

We hope that this blog post has answered all of your questions about the Bane of Arthropods enchantment! If not, feel free to leave a comment below and we will do our best to answer your question

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Josh Chambers
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