Minecraft How To

How To Make Chain In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make chains in Minecraft!

A Minecraft chain is a decoration block that is mainly used to hang bells and lanterns. They can even be walked on when connected horizontally.

How To Make Chain Video Tutorial

In this video, we show you the chain recipe, plus some cool uses for chains in the game.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes (as of 1.16)
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's Yes (as of 1.16)
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's No
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes (as of 1.16)

Items Needed To Make Chains

  • 1 Iron ingot
  • 2 Iron nuggets

Steps To Make Minecraft Chains

1. Open Your Crafting Table

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

Open the crafting table

2. Add Items To Make Chains

With the crafting menu open, add the iron ingot and the 2 iron nuggets to the grid.

You must add the ingot and nuggets to the grid exactly as shown in the image below.

In the 1st row place down 1 iron nugget in the middle box. In the 2nd row place down 1 iron ingot in the middle box. Finally, in the 3rd row place down 1 iron nugget in the middle box. This is the Minecraft chain recipe.

Add Items To Make A Chain

Now that you've added the materials to the grid as described above, you'll notice your chain in the box on the right.

3. Move The Chain To Your Inventory

After your chain has appeared in the box to the right, simply drag it down to your inventory for use.

Move The Chain To Your Inventory

And that's how you get a chain in Minecraft! A Minecraft chain is a decoration block that is mainly used to hang bells and lanterns. They can even be walked on when connected horizontally.

How to make a chain in Minecraft

Minecraft Chain Command

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

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

To run the chain command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below for your specific version.

Java Edition 1.16 and higher

/give @p a chain 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10 1.16 and higher

/give @p chain 1 0

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