Most Useful Minecraft Items

God knows most items are useful but which ones are the MOST useful?

The Top Ten

1 Wood

The base of everything.

If you want to progress in minecraft at all you need wood. Even if you have hundreds of diamonds if you want to make tools you need wood. Wood can make charcoal which is a good fuel supply and wood is already a fuel. Bottem line if you want to get anywhere in minecraft you need wood PERIOD!

You need wood to make a crafting table. You need a crafting table to make everything else!

First mined object is wood

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2 Crafting Table

It wouldn't be Minecraft without a crafting table :P

P.S. - You grab wood cause you have to make a crafting table. After that, it's planks and sticks. They're pretty useful, but nothing beats the workbench!

The crafting table is the main source of most of the itemes in minecraft.

3 Food

I could run away from those monsters without supplies, but if I can't punch those trees and cows for apples and meat, it's game over for me.


FOOD you nedd food!


4 Bed

A BED AND WOOD! Wood so you can get these going, bed so you can easily continue building! Also, beds are really cool when you make bunk beds. - maddyparrot22

Beds are the best because you don't have to sit in your house awake all night if you don't want to.

You can sleep and get past those monsters.

So I don't have to have NIGHT!
Wow, why did I actually think I could survive in Survival Hard?
Actually, I was doing pretty good until my sister wanted our mom to play and she blew up our 3 story house and killed the wolves. - lovefrombadlands

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5 Chests

Incase of accidentally dying on a mining adventure, these are absolute life savers

If our inventory is full,we can put some of it in a chest or a big Chest.I use it to put my food,my weapons,and other important things

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6 Pickaxe

You need a pickaxe to mine. I couldn't do anything without it

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7 Sword

Not super important. On your first night, a stone pickaxe will do fine for fending off baddies. A good pickaxe is more versatile, but swords are good at what they do. - AlGalaxy

Without a sword you are going to survive about as long as a walnut from Jonnasberg will in Peking

Gives you attacking points and awesome ways to terrify tour enemies!


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8 Dirt

This is like saying that Beethoven did not know music. Dirt is the worst thing somebody can ever have.

Crainer is right, dirt=life. Trees only spawn on dirt, and without trees, there's no wood, and if there's no wood, you can't do anything. Also, most passive mobs spawn on dirt (the only exception being the rabbit, which can also spawn on sand in deserts)

Without dirt, what will you stand on and get your trees that make the wood for yourafting table for your pick for the stone, then the iron and then the diamonds, all the way to the End

Very useless unless you want to make a dirt house

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9 Iron

Iron is used to craft many things

Iron is very common and about half as useful as diamond so 2 iron picks is about as good as a diamond pick, besides the the fact that only a diamond pick can mine obsidian.

Iron is the best

Iron can be used to get diamonds and to craft a lot of stuff it should not be tenth

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10 Diamonds

Diamonds are 10th because with put all the other stuff you could never get them. You need iron and wood to make a pick axe to mine diamonds. You Need crafting table make pick axe.

Well the reason diamonds are in last is because they aren't nesecarry. Sure they are the best tools in the game but they are the most hardest. I'd rather have iron picks instead of one diamond pick. The only two main uses of diamonds are obtaining obsidian with a diamond pick and an enchantment table

Diamonds are great there tools are so durable so HOW DID THIS GET TENTH PLACE?!

Dirt is more useful diamonds suck

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The Contenders

11 Furnace

You cannot smelt ore without it and therefore never advance beyond wood or stone tools.

To mine diamond you need iron and to get iron you need too SMELT it!

You can get minerals from a blacksmith shop

You can't get iron with out a furnace unless you find a loot chest like in a dungeon, mob spawner or a viliger blacksmith and his building

12 Cobblestone

Cobblestone is a necessity. You use it to make a furnace, tools, and craft pickaxes for endless mining!

You can't make a furnace to smelt the ore

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13 Command Block

Command blocks are very useful and can give you almost everything.

You can get EVERYTHING with a command block

THEY ARE THE MOST USEFUL BLOCK! You are in an ocean with no islands seen
and the only thing thatt can save you is the command block. You don't need anything to get it and it can give you all items. ALL OF THEM! This should be in the top 2. It even give you rare mobs and small to huge houses. It even spawns hilarious mobs! It can cheer you up.
Minecraft would be awful without command block.

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14 Wooden Planks

Wooden Planks is the thing u use to make stuff like a:Wooden Trapdoors; Wood Stairs; wood Doors; Bed; Sticks; Wooden Sword; Piston; Boat; Wooden Pressure Plate; Note Block; Signs; Wood Slabs; Wooden Shovel; Bowls; Crafting Table; Fence Gate; Wooden Hoe; wood Fences; Jukebox; Wooden Button; Bookshelf; Chest; Wooden Axe; Shield; Tripwire Hooks; Wooden Pickaxe. You can also use wooden planks as fuel in the furnace and as a tool repair item in the anvil.

You need this for crafting table

15 Coal

You can get Charcoal by burning wood in a furnace or with a flint and steel in the forest

You can use it for fuel, torches, and flint and steel

You could not use coal for flint and steel

16 Torch

Look. Without the torch you're going to be wondering blindly around on your first night riding with zombies and creepers and more...

You need light? Then get some coal or charcoal (smelted wood) and a stick and boom! You got light! Burn mobs!

Why is this on place 19? It should be number 5 or so...

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17 Map

You will lose track of where your home quote easily without one.

Now, loaded maps won't change much (I think). Not a great thing. - AlGalaxy

This is very useful, it should be higher

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18 Obsidian

Nonononono I don't want to go to the nether but I also want to enchant stuff.

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19 Redstone

Torches, comparators, repeaters, pistons, HOPPERS, buttons, levers are all needed if you want to add automation to a farm

Redstone is great for electricity

You forgot to ad:An 8-bit computer

This should be #1!

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20 Butter

Did sky put this here? Well you can make a cool apple with it.

Butter/Gold/Notch apples are great.

Notch apples are OP

... I sense a rage of dislikes from sky fanboys.

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