How to make arrows in Minecraft


Arrows are projectiles in Minecraft used as ammunition by bows, crossbows and dispensers.

Minecraft Versions • Required Items • Instructions

Minecraft Versions

Minecraft Bedrock Edition1.0
Minecraft Java Edition0.24.0

Required Items

  • 1 Feather
  • 1 Flint
  • 1 Stick


Time needed: 1 minute.

Arrows are crafted with a crafting table from 1 feather, 1 flint and 1 stick. The crafting process creates 4 arrows for each set of ingredients used.

  1. Open the crafting menu

    With 1 feather, 1 flint and 1 stick in your inventory, open the crafting menu. You will be presented with the 3×3 crafting grid.Minecraft Make Arrows - Step 1

  2. Arrange the items on the crafting grid

    To make arrows, arrange the feather, flint and stick on the crafting grid. Each item must be placed in the position seen in the arrow crafting recipe below. When complete, the arrows will appear to the right of the 3×3 crafting grid.Minecraft Make Arrows - Crafting Recipe

    The crafting recipe for arrows is 1 feather, 1 flint and 1 stick arranged in the following pattern:
    Row 1:empty, flint, empty
    Row 2: empty, stick, empty
    Row 3: empty, feather, empty

  3. Place the completed arrows in your player inventory

    Select the arrows and move them into your player inventory.Minecraft Make Arrows - Step 3


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