How to Use Wooden Axe in Minecraft

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In Minecraft, there are some types of axes such as wooden axe, diamond axe, golden axe, iron axe, Netherite axe and stone axe. Axe in this game is a tool which is able to be used to hasten the collection of wood-based items. Also, it is able to be used as a weapon melee. Wooden axe is one of the axes in Minecraft that you are able to use and craft. So, how to use it in Minecraft?

According to Minecraft Gamepedia, you are able to use an axe to chop wood. You can creak logs and blocks derived from wood faster than by using other tools. An axe uses 1 durability to be able to break 1 block. For blocks that can break instantly, it will use 0 durability. Each tier of axe  has a different durability and wooden axe has 59 durability. It is important for you to know that if you use an axe on a log or wood block, it will cause it to be a stripped log or a stripped wood block. It spends one point of durability from the axe.


Now, what about the damage? The damage which is done when using an axe as a weapon is more than that of a sword. Even though they take longer than a sword to recover. There is a difference between axe and sword. A sword can do a swipe attack. It spreads a splash damage to multiple nearby entities. However, an axe concentrates its damage on a single target. An axe will lose 2 points of durability when it is used as a weapon. The damage dealt and cooldown time of an axe are different and it depends on the type of the axe. Here are the damage dealt and cooldown time of a wooden axe.

  • Attack damage: 7
  • Attack speed: 0.8
  • Recovery time: 1.25 seconds (25 game ticks)
  • DPS: 5.6
  • Lifetime damage inflicted: 210

If you attack a shield user with an axe, it will disable the use of the shield for 5 seconds. And if you see mobs which are armed with axes, they will be able to disable the shield of the player.

Wooden axes are also able to be used as a fuel in furnaces, smelting 1 item per axe. A furnace is a storage block which is used to be able to smelt blocks and items so that it converts them into other blocks or items.

If you want to give commands for wooden axes, you can do this. If you use Minecraft Java Edition 1.13, 1.14, 1.15 and 1.16, you can give command for wooden axe like this:

/give @p wooden_axe 1

If you use Minecraft Java Edition 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11 and 1.12, you can give the command for Wooden axe like this:

/give @p wooden)_axe 1 0

Well, that’s all the things that we can inform about how to use wooden axes. You are able to know more about it by reading the other sources. You can also see how to use a wooden axe in Minecraft by watching some videos on Youtube.

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