Can You Disenchant in Minecraft?

can you disenchant in minecraft

Enchantments are powerful upgrades in Minecraft that can be applied to various different weapons, armor & select pieces of equipment.

However you may be wondering if it’s possible to disenchant or remove enchantments from items that are currently enchanted.

In this guide we’ll cover everything you need to know about disenchanting items in Minecraft.

How to Disenchant Items

Items that are enchanted can be disenchanted by using them on either of the two input slots a grindstone.

When used on the grindstone the enchanted item will be consumed & an item with the same type & durability will appear in the output window.

minecraft disenchantment

You will also lose some experience when you remove the now unenchanted item from the output slot in the grindstone.

Note: The grindstone is not able to remove items with curses on them such as the curse of binding which is a rare enchantment that prevents the effected piece of armor from being removed.

How to Craft a Grindstone

Now that you know how to disenchant items in Minecraft it might be helpful for you to know how to craft a grindstone.

As mentioned above the grindstone is a piece of equipment which allows you to remove enchantments.

Crafting a grindstone is simple, only takes only a few materials & is easy to craft. You will need:

  • 2 wooden sticks made from any type of wood
  • 2 wooden planks made from any type of wood
  • 1 stone slab

Once you have your ingredients follow the simple crafting recipe shown below to complete your grindstone.

grindstone crafting recipe

You can also find grindstones in villages generated naturally. Visit the village weaponsmith & destroy the block to pick it up & use it for yourself in your own location.

That’s everything you need know about disenchanting items & equipment in Minecraft. Please feel free to drop a comment below if you have any questions or concerns!

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