Black shields are defensive tools, used for protecting the player against the attacks of opponents.
To make Black Shield, you’ll need Wood Blocks, Iron Ore, Iron Ingot using Furnace, Wood Planks, Shield with Iron Ingot, Sheep Wool, Squid for Ink Sac, Black Wool, Wood Sticks and Black Banner. Please follow the following steps to make a Black Shield.
In order to make Black 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 find 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 ores in the upper box and coal in the lower box to get iron ingot in the right-side box of the furnace. Add this iron ingot into your “ready to use” stock.
After that you need to make wooden 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 wood 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 ingot takes 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 will need to find is sheep. Find them in the fields and get at least six wools out of them by using shears. No need to kill sheep.
Squid for Ink Sac
After this, you have to find and kill squid to get ink sac. You will find them under water and kill using your iron sword. You need to get at least six ink sacs.
Now you have to craft Black Wool. Go back to the crafting table and add six sheep wool and six ink sac in any two cells of any row of the 3*3 crafting grid. You will get six Black wool in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add these Black wool in your “ready to use” stock.
Now you need to craft sticks from wood planks. So add 2 wood planks in 3*3 crafting grid as shown in the image below. You will get wooden sticks in the right-side box of the crafting table. Two wood planks will give you four sticks. Add them in inventory to use later.
Now you need to craft a Black Banner as all items you need are in your inventory. Use crafting table and add six black wool and a stick into 3*3 crafting grid, where the first two rows should consist of six black wool and the third row should have only one stick in the middle cell. You will get black 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 Black shield using the crafting table. Open up 3*3 crafting grid and add shield and black banner in adjacent cells of any row of your choice. you will get black shield in the right-side box of the crafting table. Add this black shield in your “ready to use” stock.