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How To Make A Shulker Box In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to craft a shulker box in Minecraft!

Minecraft shulker boxes are decorative blocks that can be used for storage. Similar to a chest, the shulker box has 27 inventory slots. You can also make shulker boxes any of the 16 dye colors.

How To Make A Shulker Box Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you how to craft a shulker box and some ideas for using them.

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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 PS3 & PS4 Yes

Materials Needed To Make A Shulker Box

Steps To Make A Shulker Box

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a shulker box, you first need to open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Chest And Shulker Shells To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 1 chest and 2 shulker shells to the grid.

You must add the items to the grid in the same pattern as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 1 shulker shell in the middle box. Then, in the 2nd row place down 1 chest in the middle box. Lastly, in the 3rd row place down 1 shulker shell in the middle box. This is the Minecraft shulker box recipe.

Add The Chest And Shulker Shells To The Menu

After you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice your new shulker box in the box on the right.

3. Move The Shulker Box To Your Inventory

Lastly, we're going to drag the shulker box down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Shulker Box To Your Inventory

That's it! Minecraft shulker boxes are decorative blocks that can be used for storage. Similar to a Minecraft chest, the shulker box can hold 27 items. You can also make shulker boxes any of the 16 dye colors.

How to make a shulker box in Minecraft

Minecraft Shulker Box Command

You can also use a Give Command to create shulker boxes in Minecraft. The shulker box command is available in the following editions:

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

To run the shulker box command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the Minecraft version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher shulker box command

/give @p shulker_box 1

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

/give @p undyed_shulker_box 1 0

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