What does Fortune do on an axe in Minecraft?

Is Fortune enchanted axe really worth it?

Many new Minecraft players often add the Fortune enchantment to an axe, believing it will reap a rare reward. But, if you want to know what Fortune does on an axe in Minecraft, read the guide until the end. 

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How does Fortune work on Axe in Minecraft?

If you are wondering if a Fortune-enchanted axe will yield more wood, you are wrong! On the contrary, a Fortune-enchanted axe will help players get more saplings, seeds, and other specific plant items. So, stop wasting time enchanting your chopping axe with Fortune if you aim to collect more wood in the game.

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Does a Fortune-enchanted Axe work against Mobs in Minecraft?

Many players also use the Fortune-enchanted axe on the mob, thinking it will yield more drop rewards. But, like the wood, eliminating any mob with an axe will not help you get anything special.

What are the best enchantments for an axe in Minecraft?

The following enchantments would be perfect for an axe in Minecraft.

  • Efficiency: It increases your overall speed of using an axe.
  • Silk Touch: It enables you to recreate item the whole item. For example, if you touch a Campfire, you will get a new Campfire instead of charcoal blocks. It is helpful if you love designing stuff in Minecraft.
  • Unbreaking: It increases the durability, and the axe lasts much longer.

What is Fortune Enchantment in Minecraft?

Fortune is a famous enchantment mainly applied to digging or mining tools to increase the number and chance of specific drop items. Like most enchantments, there are three levels of Fortune - Fortune 1Fortune 2, and Fortune 3. The higher the level, the better stats you will obtain for your tools. Also, in the current versions, you can apply the Fortune enchantment to a pickaxeaxeshovel, and hoe.

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How to craft Fortune Enchantment in Minecraft

There are two ways to get a Fortune Enchantment in Minecraft;

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  • Using an Enchanting Table: The easiest way to get Fortune is by using an Enchanting Table. Craft one and place any tools with Lapis Lazuli to roll for a Fortune. It's a pretty common one, so you won't be spending hours to get a Fortune in Minecraft.
  • Enchanted Books: You can obtain Enchantment Books while fishing or dungeon explorations. While obtaining a book is challenging, getting one with any Fortune enchantment will be tough. So, it's better to use an Enchanting Table for getting Fortune than finding a Book.

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Vignesh Raja started as a Freelancer and became a Full-Time Staff writer at Pro Game Guides in March 2024. He has an engineering degree in IT and was previously a Semi-Professional Apex Legends and Paladins eSports player. His passion for multiplayer games made him pursue a career in writing to share his knowledge about competitive gaming. Nowadays, he spends his time writing guides for Valorant, BitLife, and Roblox. Also, he manages and coaches upcoming BGMI players in his free time to help them thrive in India's competitive eSports scene.
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