How to Get Flint in Minecraft

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In Minecraft, there is flint. Do you know what it is? It is a resource which makes Flint and Steel when combined with an Iron Ingot. If it is used with Sticks and Feathers, it will make Arrows for Bows. Now, how to get Flint in Minecraft?

Flint is able to be gained by destroying gravel by hand or by tools. If you destroy gravel by using shovel, by hand, or with TNT, it has a 10% chance of dropping flint while using Torches or a Silk Touch tool has a 0% chance. If you use a tool with the fortune enchantment, gravel has a higher chance of dropping flint, at Fortune III, it is a guarantee.

The Things That You Need For Getting Flint

If you want to get Flint, you will need these things:

  • Gravel block
  • Shovel (it is optional but it is faster if you use it)

How To Get Flint

Here are the steps that you have to follow to get Flint in Minecraft.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to find some gravel blocks. You are able to find gravel just about anywhere. It can be underground, on beaches, near small bodies of water, rivers and so on.
  • After you have found some gravel blocks, now you need to mine them. You are able to mine them with anything including your hands. But, it is recommended for you to use a shovel and preferably a diamond shovel. You have to mine the gravel blocks until flint appears. It is important for you to know that it is only 10% of a chance that flint will appear after you mine a block of gravel. If you use an enchanted tool, it increases to 14%.
  • In this step, if you notice that there is a small piece of flint which appears, you have to pick it up before it disappears. Now, you have flint and you are able to craft arrows, flint and steel, and a fletching table with it.

If you want to craft a Flint and Steel, the materials that you need are 1 Flint + 1 Iron Ingot. If you want to craft 4 Arrows, the materials that you need are 1 Flint + 1 Feather + 1 Stick.

There is an alternative way to obtain flint where you are able to place a block of gravel in rows or by itself and then destroy it. You are able to place the gravel again and then repeat the process until you get flint. If you need some video tutorials of how to get Flint in Minecraft, you are able to watch some videos on Youtube such as:

  • A video of Flasc0e entitled Fastest Way To Get Flint in Minecraft which was uploaded on December 10th, 2019.
  • A video of McGamers entitled How To Get Flint In Minecraft which was uploaded on August 24th, 2019.

Now, you have known how to get flint so you are able to try to get it on Minecraft by following the steps above.

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