How To Make Compass In Minecraft

This blog post will show you how to craft a Compass in Minecraft which is used to point at world spawn.

How To Make Compass In Minecraft
How To Make Compass In Minecraft

Everything you need to craft a Compass in Minecraft

A Compass can be a really useful tool that can help you navigate your way in the game. Especially when you’re playing survival mode, it is very easy to get lost. The Compass allows you to navigate to your world spawn point. Since the Nether Update, the Compass can also point towards the lodestone if you have placed one.

Here are the items you’ll need to craft a Compass: 

  • 4xIron Ingots
  • 1xRedstone dust
  • Crafting Table

How to craft a Compass in Minecraft

#1 Acquiring iron ingots for the Compass

Iron ingots are used extensively in Minecraft. You can obtain Iron Ingots by smelting Iron ore, Deepslate Iron ore, and Raw Iron as well. You can also get Iron Ingots by combining 9 Iron Nuggets or by using 1 Iron Block.

Iron Ingots can be found as loot in Dungeons, Mineshafts, Bastion Remnants, Buried Treasure, Desert Temples, End cities, Nether Fortresses, etc.

#2 Getting Redstone Dust

Redstone dust can be easily obtained by mining Redstone ore. Redstone Dust is a mineral that is used to transmit Redstone signals in Minecraft.

#3 Crafting Compass Minecraft

Once you have the necessary items in your inventory. Simply put the in the crafting table as shown in the recipe above, and you'll get a brand new Compass. Naturally, the Compass will point towards your spawn point in the world you’re standing in. If you want to set it to some other place, use a lodestone.

A Compass can also be enchanted with the Curse of vanishing enchantment.

What is the give command to get Compass in Minecraft?

The command to give yourself Compass is: /give @p compass 1