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How To Get A Trident In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to get a trident in Minecraft step-by-step!

A Minecraft trident is a weapon used in melee and ranged combat. It cannot be made using the crafting table, so we have to find it. Let's learn how!

How To Get A Trident Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you how to get a trident in Minecraft! We also show you how to enchant a trident and more.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Required To Get A Trident

How To Get A Trident In Minecraft

1. Find A Drowned

To get a trident, we must first find a drowned to attack. If you're having troubles finding a drowned, try searching in the ocean and river biomes. Make sure the drowned spawned with a trident.

Find A Drowned

Here we trapped one in Creative so you can see what it looks like.

2. Attack The Drowned

Once you find a drowned you need to attack it.

Attack The Drowned

Continue attacking the drowned until it dies. Upon death, the drowned may drop a trident. It's only an 8.5% chance of a drowned dropping the trident, so you may have to kill multiple drowned zombies to get one.

3. Pick Up The Trident

When you see the trident appear after killing the drowned, be sure to pick it up before it disappears.

And that's all there is to getting a trident! A Minecraft trident is a weapon used in melee and ranged combat.

How to get a trident in Minecraft

Minecraft Trident Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a trident in Minecraft. The trident command is available in the following Minecraft editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the trident command in Minecraft, open your chat window and type in the command below depending on your version of Minecraft:

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p trident 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p trident 1 0

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