Minecraft Enchantments are incredible powerups that increase the effectiveness and effects of the related items. Here is all that needs to be known about the Bane of Arthropods Enchantment!
Enchantments in Minecraft are magical properties that can be used to strengthen tools, weapons, armor and more. These can be applied through the Enchanting Table or Enchanted books. There are a wide variety of enchantments that give varied effects to the tool it is used on.
Here is one of the them called the Minecraft Bane of Arthropods discussed in full detail!
Minecraft Bane of Arthropods
This is a very niched Enchantment that can only be applied to a Sword or an Axe and is used to kill insect-like mobs in the game.
What does Bane of Arthropods do in Minecraft?
The Bane of Arthropods is a weapon enchantment that increases the damage to spiders, cave spiders, bees, silverfish and endermites. These are all the insectoid creatures and this enchantment is specifically to defeat them.
Each level of this enchantment adds 2.5 extra damage every hit to these mobs. This enchantment also applies Slowness IV to the mobs hit. This slow duration applies randomly and persists between 1 to 1.5 seconds and increases to 3.5 seconds once at max level.
- On a Netherite sword at max level Bane of Arthropods (level V) the extra damage is at 20.5 extra health damage.
- On a Netherite Axe at max level Bane of Arthropods (level V) the extra damage is at 22.5 extra health damage.
- Netherite Sword with level V Bane of Arthropods deals a total of 21.5 extra health damage.
- A Netherite Axe with level V Bane of Arthropods deals a total of 20.5 extra health damage.
However players must keep in mind that the Bane of Arthropods, Sharpness, Smite and Cleaving are mutually exclusive.
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