Connect with us

Games

How to make an armor stand in Minecraft

Just crafted a Diamond armor for the first time? Check out this guide on how to make an armor stand in Minecraft and show it off.

Published

on

An armor stand, Gold armor, and Diamond armor in Minecraft

Armor stands in Minecraft allow you to display your best sets of armor and rare items like Elytra. Here’s a guide on how to make an armor stand in Minecraft with just sticks and stones.

The abundance of items in Minecraft is what makes it enjoyable as well as confusing at the same time. Players start out by making basic items like pickaxes, beds, and buckets but with experience, they can make mechanisms and devices like pyramid beacons and compasses.

Alongside tools and food items, you can also make armor stands in Minecraft that only have one purpose. They let you exhibit items like armor, mob heads, carved pumpkins, and Elytra.

Here’s how to make an armor stand in Minecraft.

Minecraft character running in a jungle biome with bees

How to craft an armor stand in Minecraft

You need six sticks and a smooth stone slab to craft an armor stand in Minecraft. Before jumping to the crafting recipe, it is important to learn how to obtain these ingredients.

How to get sticks in Minecraft

Wooden planks can be converted to sticks in Minecraft. You’ll have to find some trees in the Overworld and break them to get wooden logs. Then, add the wooden logs to any slot of the crafting grid in the game and they’ll turn into wooden planks.

Lastly, place two wooden planks vertically in a crafting grid to get sticks:

Crafting recipe for sticks in Minecraft

How to get a smooth stone slab in Minecraft

With three blocks of cobblestone, you’ll be able to get a smooth stone slab in Minecraft. However, a furnace is essential for this and you can make a furnace by placing eight blocks of cobblestone in a 3×3 crafting grid while leaving the central spot alone:

Crafting recipe for a furnace in Minecraft

After obtaining a furnace, smelt the three cobblestone blocks and turn them into stone. Thereafter, smelt the three stones again to get three pieces of smooth stone.

You can finally get a smooth stone slab by placing three smooth stones in the bottom row of the crafting table:

Crafting recipe for a smooth stone slab in Minecraft

Crafting recipe for armor stand in Minecraft

After obtaining six sticks and a smooth stone slab, you can craft an armor stand in Minecraft. Place three sticks on the top row of the crafting table and one in the middle block of the second row. In the bottom row, place the smooth stone slab in the center and the remaining two sticks on both sides.

The crafting recipe for an armor stand is also showcased in this image:

Crafting recipe for armor stand in Minecraft

This was everything to know about crafting armor stands in Minecraft. For similar content, check out how to make a lectern and how to breed horses.

Image Credits: Mojang