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How To Make Flint And Steel In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make flint and steel in Minecraft!

Minecraft flint and steel is an item to light blocks on fire, ignite TNT, or to activate a Nether portal.

How To Make Flint & Steel Video Tutorial

In the below video, watch as we show you how to make a flint and steel using the Minecraft flint and steel recipe plus how to use it in the game.

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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 Flint And Steel

  • 1 Iron ingot
  • 1 Flint

Steps To Make Minecraft Flint And Steel

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft flint and steel, you first need to open your crafting menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Iron Ingot And Flint To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the 1 iron ingot and 1 flint to the grid.

You must add the iron ingot and flint to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 2nd row place the flint in the middle box. In the 3rd row place the iron ingot in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft flint and steel recipe.

Add The Iron Ingot And Flint To The Menu

After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice the flint and steel in the box on the right.

3. Move The Flint And Steel To Your Inventory

Now, simply drag the flint and steel down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The Flint And Steel To Your Inventory

And that's it! You now have flint and steel! Minecraft flint and steel is an item used to start a fire on blocks, ignite TNT, or to activate a Nether portal.

How to make flint and steel in Minecraft

Minecraft Flint And Steel Command

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

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

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

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p flint_and_steel 1

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

/give @p flint_and_steel 1 0

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