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How to craft paper in Minecraft and what is paper for anyway?

As you explore the vast world of Minecraft, you might wish to craft a map for navigation; for that to happen, you must know how to craft a paper and how to use the paper to craft different essential tools in Minecraft. Paper is an absolute necessity and a significant resource that can be used to make books, banner patterns, and even firework rockets in addition to mapping locations and biomes.

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Paper essentially gives access to enchantments within the game. These significant boosts to tools and armor will make it much easier to survive in areas like the Nether and the End. Paper can also be found in randomly generated chests of shipwrecks, strongholds, and villages, but you can also craft paper easily.

  1. How to get or craft paper
  2. What do you use paper for?

How to get or craft paper in Minecraft

Sugar cane can be used to make paper in Minecraft by placing it on a crafting table. Sugar cane grows well near water and has a better chance of spawning in swamp and desert biomes. Rivers, beaches, and ponds are all good areas to look for this plant, which may be readily broken down by punching it. Three pieces of sugar cane are produced by a fully matured plant, and you can easily craft 3 pieces of paper from 3 pieces of sugar cane.

If you want to produce sugarcane in your own Minecraft farm, keep in mind that it requires a block of water directly next to it. Access to water is a critical factor, if you have access to water, you can grow sugarcane in both dirt and sand.

Now once you have the sugarcane, arrange three sugar cane pieces in a row on the crafting grid. Placement doesn’t matter in the crafting grid as long as sugarcane is horizontally aligned and next to each other. Three sheets of paper will be produced, one for each piece of sugar cane.

What do you use paper for in Minecraft?

How to craft Banner

The first use for paper is to craft different types of banners. They can then be applied as banner patterns to give them a customized look. There are a few different types of banner patterns available.

To make banner patterns, you’ll need one sheet of paper and an item to act as the pattern’s emblem. So, for example, if you want to create a banner showing the Mojang logo, place one paper sheet on the left, and an Enchanted Golden Apple in the center.

One sheet of paper and an item to serve as the pattern’s symbol are all you’ll need to craft banner patterns. Place one paper sheet on the left and one Creeper Head in the center, if you want to make a banner with the Creeper emblem.

Craftable  Banner

Banner Pattern Thing: Paper 1 and Enchanted Golden Apple x 1

Banner Pattern Field Masoned:  Paper x 1 Brick Block x 1 

Banner Pattern Creeper: Paper x 1 and Creeper Head x 1

Banner Pattern Skull: Paper x 1 and Wither Skeleton Skull x 1

Banner Pattern Flower: Paper x 1 and Oxeye Daisy x 1

How to Craft your own Minecraft Books and Maps

Paper x 3 and Leather x 1

Books and maps can also be crafted out of paper. When it comes to enchanting, books are very effective and books can also be used for crafting or even to make your very own Minecraft enchanting table and a passionately crafted bookshelf alongside it.

 To make a book, combine one piece of leather with three pieces of paper. To create a map, arrange eight pieces of paper around a compass on the crafting table grid. Once the map is activated by being held in the player’s hand, it will start to fill out and show the player’s current position.

By placing maps in item frames, a massive world or area map can even be created. To make a cartography table used to edit and copy maps, place four pieces of wooden planks with two pieces of paper on top in the crafting table grid.

Books can also be enchanted themselves and, combined with a Minecraft anvil, they can enchant other items, such as your weapons or your Minecraft shield.

How to Craft Bookshelves and Enchanting Table

The use of paper in enchanting is maybe the most crucial component of it. An enchantment table and an enchanting setup are required to gain access to these potent benefits that can be added to armour and tools. To gain access to the highest-level enchantments, you’ll need a total of 15 bookshelves.

Six wooden planks and three books can be arranged to make a single bookshelf. To make a bookshelf, start by making three books. Place them in the middle row of the crafting table grid horizontally. Then fill in any remaining slots with wooden planks.

To craft an enchanting table, place one book in the second column of the first row and a diamond, obsidian ore, and then another diamond (in that order) in the columns of the second row. Finally, place the Obsidian ore in all three columns of the third row. If the pieces are correctly positioned, an enchanting table will emerge in the right-hand box.

 How to Craft Fireworks

Paper x 1 and Gunpowder x 3

Making fireworks is the article’s final use for paper. Fireworks can be used as a projectile or to assist you in flying around with an Elytra in Minecraft, but they can also be placed into a crossbow and used as a deadly projectile instead of arrows.

The most important thing to remember about fireworks as a weapon is that they require a firework star to deal damage, and the number of stars you use determines how much damage a firework cause. You can add up to 7 fireworks stars to the crafting table.

Combine one piece of paper with at least one, but no more than three, pieces of gunpowder to construct a simple firework. The longer the flight you want, the higher the gunpowder charge you will need.