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How To Make An Armor Stand In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make an armor stand in Minecraft!

In Minecraft, armor stands are entities that can hold and display wearable items like armor, shields, mob heads, elytra, and more!

How To Make An Armor Stand Video Tutorial

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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

Materials Needed To Make An Armor Stand

  • 6 Sticks
  • 1 Stone slab

Steps To Make An Armor Stand

Step 1. Open Your Crafting Menu

First, let's open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open the crafting table

Step 2. Add The Sticks And Stone Slab To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 6 sticks and 1 stone slab to the grid.

You must add the sticks and stone slab to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 3 sticks (one stick in each box). In the 2nd row place down 1 stick in the middle box. In the 3rd row place down 1 stick in the 1st box, 1 stone slab in the 2nd box, and 1 stick in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft armor stand recipe.

Add The Sticks And Stone Slab To The Menu

After following the crafting recipe as described above, you'll notice an armor stand appear in the box on the right.

Step 3. Move The Armor Stand To Your Inventory

After crafting the armor stand, you'll need to drag it down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Armor Stand To Your Inventory

That's it! You now have an armor stand. In Minecraft, armor stands are entities that can hold and display wearable items like armor, shields, mob heads, elytra, and more!

How to make an armor stand in Minecraft

Minecraft Armor Stand Command

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

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher armor stand command

/give @p armor_stand 1

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

/give @p armor_stand 1 0

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