Gray Shields are defensive tools, used for protecting the player against the attacks of opponents.
To make Gray Shield, you’ll need Wood logs, Iron Ore, Iron Ingot using Furnace, Wood Planks, Shield with Iron Ingot, Sheep Wool, Skeleton Bone, Ink Sac From Squid, Bone Meal, Gray Dye, Gray Wool, Wood Sticks and Gray Banner. Please follow the following steps to make a Gray Shield.
In order to make a Gray shield, the basic item you need to get is any kind of wood log. Go towards the forest and chop down any of the trees using your iron axe to get at least 2 wood logs.
The next required item that you need to find is iron ore. Equip your stone pickaxe and get at least one iron ore block. You will find some under the ground.
Iron Ingot using Furnace
Now you need to use the furnace to get iron ingot as you have iron ore in stock. Go towards the furnace to add coal and an iron ore block in it. Add one iron ore in the upper box and coal in the lower box to get iron ingot in the right-side box of the furnace. Bring this iron ingot in your “ready to use” stock.
After that you need to make wood planks from Oak wood blocks you have collected. Move to the crafting table just next to the furnace and add wood blocks in any cell of 3*3 crafting grid to get wood planks in the right-side box of the crafting table. One wood block will convert into 4 wood planks. Bring these wooden planks into inventory.
Shield with Iron Ingot
Move back to crafting table and add wood planks and iron ingot in 3*3 crafting grid in the same way as shown in the following image, add 2 wood planks and iron ingot in the first row where the iron ingot should take the middle position and three wood planks in the second row and one wood plank at the middle cell of the third row. You will get a shield in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add it into your “ready to use” stock.
Now the next required item that you need to find is sheep. Find them in the fields and get at least six wool out of them by using shears. No need to kill sheep.
The next item that you will have to get is skeleton bone. You need to find and kill a skeleton to get the bone.
Ink Sac From Squid
After that you have to find and kill squid to get ink sac. You will find them under the water, use your iron sword to kill squid to get at least three ink sac.
After that you have to move towards the crafting table to add skeleton bone in any cell of the 3*3 crafting grid. You will get bone meal in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add the bone meal into your inventory to use it in making gray dye.
Now you need to make Gray Dyes by using the crafting table. Add three bone meals and three ink sacs in adjacent cells of any row or column. You will get six Gray Dyes in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add them in your inventory to use later.
Now you have to craft six Gray Wool. Add six wool and six gray dyes in any two cells of any row of the 3*3 crafting grid. You will get six gray wool in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add these gray wool in your “ready to use” stock.
And then you need to craft sticks from wooden planks. Add two wood planks in 3*3 crafting grid as shown in the image below and you will get wood sticks in the right-side box of the crafting table. Two wooden planks will give you four sticks. Add them in your inventory to use later.
Now you need to craft a Gray Banner as all items you need are in your inventory. Use crafting table and add six gray wool and a stick into 3*3 crafting grid, where the first two rows should consist of six gray wool and the third row should have only one stick in the middle cell. You will get a gray banner in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add this banner in your “ready to use” stock.
Now, finally you can craft your required Gray shield using the crafting table. Open up 3*3 crafting grid and add shield and gray banner in adjacent cells of any row of your choice. you will get a gray shield in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add this gray shield in your “ready to use” stock.