Minecraft How To

How To Make Arrows In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make arrows in Minecraft step-by-step!

Minecraft arrows are ammunition that a player can use with bows, crossbrows, and dispensers. When crafting arrows using the crafting table you receive 4 arrows at a time.

How To Make Arrows 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

Items Needed To Create Arrows

  • 1 Stick
  • 1 Flint
  • 1 Feather

Steps To Craft Arrows

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

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

Open the crafting table

2. Add Items To The Menu

In the crafting menu, add the 1 stick, 1 flint, and 1 feather to the grid.

You must add the stick, flint, and feather to the grid exactly as shown in the image below.

In the 1st row place 1 flint in the center box. In the 2nd row place 1 stick in the center box. In the 3rd row place1 feather placed in the center box. This is the Minecraft arrow recipe.

Add Items To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the crafting table as described above, you'll notice 4 arrows in the box on the right.

3. Move The Arrows To Your Inventory

With the crafting menu still open, simply drag the arrows down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Arrows To Your Inventory

That's it! You now have arrows. Minecraft arrows are ammunition a player can use with bows, crossbrows, and dispensers. You can make regular arrows as we describe in this tutorial and you can also make a spectral arrow and tipped arrows.

How to make arrows in Minecraft

Minecraft Arrow Command

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

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher arrow command

/give @p arrow 1

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

/give @p arrow 1 0

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