Top 7 Sword Enchantments in Minecraft 1.18: Caves and Cliffs Update

Sword Enchantments in Minecraft
Sword Enchantments in Minecraft

There are a lot of things in Minecraft that make it one of the best games of the last decade. From the date of its release, to still. It is one of the most played and watched games. Moreover, the experience of making your base, fighting mobs, collecting resources, and much more. these all experiences are what make it so unique. And talking about fighting mobs, you must know about the Top 7 Sword Enchantments in Minecraft.

A sword is a primary weapon in Minecraft. It helps in protecting ourselves in Minecraft. It is also used for attacking. Moreover, you can enchant this weapon and do wonderful things with it.

How to Apply Sword Enchantments in Minecraft

Sword Enchantments in Minecraft
Diamond sword

Well, there are multiple ways that you can apply enchantments on the sword. But there are some rules for applying them too. Some certain enchants can not go with each other as well. And the level of enchantment also determines the enchanting process. However, the best ways for applying Enchantments in Minecraft are:-

  1. Enchantment Table– An enchantment table is a setup in Minecraft that allows players to enchant their stuff. You just need certain levels of XP and some enchanting item. Then you can use this table.
  2. Anvil– The other and most useful way is to use an Anvil. An anvil, just like the name suggests is a block that allows players to fix, merge enchanted items in Minecraft. You can merge different sword enchantments in Minecraft and create one deadly sword.
  3. Mob Drops- This is one of the hardest and most time-consuming methods, yet. There are chances that a mob will drop a sword with enchantments that you want. But, as mentioned, that only depends upon your luck.

7 Sword Enchantments in Minecraft

There are plenty of enchantments in Minecraft that you can use. We have explained all the enchantments in Minecraft. But still, if you are confused about which one you should consider, then read till the last. All the enchantments that are being mentioned will help you in multiple ways.

1. Sharpness

Sword Enchantments in Minecraft

This is one of the most basic sword enchantments in Minecraft. The Sharpness enchantment increases the overall Melee Damage done by a player to any other player or mobs. The maximum level of Sharpness is 5. With each level, your damage increases by 0.5. So after you have all the Sharpness Sword Enchantments in Minecraft, your overall damage will be 11.

2.   KnockBack

Knockback Enchantment

Since we are talking about the enchantments that deal damage. Then this one is for protection. Have you ever faced a creeper, and unfortunately it blew at your face. Killing you too? Well, this might prevent that.

The knockback Sword enchantments in Minecraft do what its name suggests. It pushes the entities that are hit, far from the player. So, this time you will have better chances of survival against creepers.

3. Fire Aspect

fire aspect
Fire Aspect

The next one on our list might sound a bit magical. However, this does exist in Minecraft. We are talking about the Fire Aspect Sword Enchantments in Minecraft. The fire Aspect allows the player to set the entity on fire when they hit it with their sword. This enchantment is good for damage. Moreover, this is good for hunger problems. As you can get cooked food once you hit livestock with this sword.

4. Smite

Smite is the best enchantment if you like to mine during the night too. If you are also not a fan of the “sleeping to make the day again” concept in Minecraft. Then this is for you. Because we all know that what creatures come out in the darkness of night.

Smite Enchantment

Zombies, skeletons, and much more. All these creatures usually spawn at night. You can fight with them having a normal sword. However, it would be easy to fight with them having Smite Sword enchantments in Minecraft. As this enchantment deals more damage to Un-dead mobs. And those undead mobs are-

  • Zombies
  • Zombie Villagers
  • Withers
  • Zombie piglins
  • Zombie horses
  • Strays
  • Drowned 
  • Skeleton Horses
  • Phantoms
  • Husks
  • Zoglins

5. Looting

Looting Enchantment

Are you tired of wasting your time on killing thousands of wither skeletons? And still not be able to get any wither skull. So, we have a solution for you. try using a sword with looting enchantment on it. This enchantment increases the chances of loot drops when mobs are killed using this sword.

6. Unbreaking


So, your sword is losing its durability at a very fast rate. Then use this enchantment to increase its durability. The unbreaking enchantment increases the durability of the item on which it is being applied.

7. Mending 

At last, we have one of the best enchantments in Minecraft. This enchantment can allow you to never lose your beloved and enchantment full Sword in Minecraft. Trust us we don’t want that to happen either.


However, the use of this enchantment can stop that. The Mending Sword enchantments in Minecraft, allow an item to regain its health whenever the player absorbs any XP. So, this can help you to increase the health of your beloved sword.

Also Read:- Resources in Minecraft 1.18: Caves and Cliff Update

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