How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe [Ultimate Guide]

A pickaxe is essential in any survival Minecraft situation, so how can you make one with diamonds? We have the answer!

Updated on Aug 04, 2023
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How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe [Ultimate Guide]

Everything You Need to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe

Pickaxes are essential when it comes to mining for stones, ores and gems. Using the correct pickaxe is also important to guarantee an item while mining. A diamond pickaxe is perfect to use to mine obsidian. In order to craft a diamond pickaxe, you must have the following in your inventory:

How to Craft a Diamond Pickaxe in Minecraft

Make sure for the diamond pickaxe to have at least three diamonds in order to complete this successfully. Once you have the correct items in your inventory you must do the following:

  1. Open the crafting table using right-click.


Place two Minecraft sticks vertical of each other in the center and bottom center crafting blocks.


Above the two sticks, place three diamonds horizontally. If done correctly, you will have a diamond pickaxe image in the creation box to the right.


  1. Congratulations, you have created your first diamond pickaxe!

Other Pickaxe Builds

Besides the diamond pickaxe in Minecraft, there are many other builds to start with to use before finding diamonds to create the diamond pickaxe. Here are other ways to create a pickaxe:

Each of these require a different ore such as iron ore, gold ore, and others. Make sure to follow our How-To guidelines to learn more about crafting these tools!


Overall, the use of a diamond pickaxe is top tier for any experienced Minecrafter. Make sure to also check out the different enchantments of diamond pickaxes to prolong the use of your tool or have more looting power! Enchanted diamond pickaxes allow you to do a lot of things with the ultimate mining ability use of diamonds.

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