How to make an armor stand in Minecraft

Armor Stand
Armor Stand

An armor stand is an item in Minecraft which can be used to hold wearable items. 

Minecraft Versions • Required Items • Instructions

Minecraft Versions

Minecraft Bedrock Edition1.2.0
Minecraft Java Edition1.8.0

Required Items

  • 6 Sticks
  • 1 Stone Slab


Time needed: 1 minute.

An anvil is crafted with a crafting table from 3 iron blocks and 4 iron ingots. The crafting process creates 1 anvil for each set of ingredients used.

  1. Open the crafting menu

    With 6 sticks and 1 stone slab in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.

    Minecraft Make an Armor Stand - Step 1

  2. Arrange the items on the crafting grid

    To make an armor stand, arrange the sticks and stone slab on the crafting grid. Each item must be placed in the position seen in the armor stand crafting recipe below. When complete, the armor stand will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.

    Minecraft How to Make an Armor Stand - Crafting Recipe

    The crafting recipe for an armor stand is 6 sticks and 1 stone slab arranged in the following pattern:
    Row 1: stick, stick, stick
    Row 2: empty, stick, empty
    Row 3: stick, stone slab, stick

  3. Place the completed armor stand in your player inventory

    Select the armor stand and drag it into your player inventory.

    Minecraft Make an Armor Stand - Step 3

Additional Armor Stand Information

Internal ID30
Network ID78
Data Value – Binary (BIN)110100000
Data Value – Decimal (DEC)416
Data Value – Hexadecimal (HEX)1A0

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