Minecraft: Here’s Why You Can’t Get Level 50 Enchantments

Minecraft Heres Why You Cant Get Level 50 Enchantments

Enchanting in Minecraft has become a must, and you’ll have a hard time managing to do anything without them. Enchantments were made to be balanced, and although they might help you complete tasks like mining, building, and not dying to mob damage, they aren’t so overpowered that you automatically win with them. Some might want this out of their enchantments that they paid for with their hard-earned XP, so can you get level 50 enchantments in Minecraft?

  • Article Breakdown:
  • It used to be possible to get level 50 enchantments in Minecraft, yielding you all the best enchantments possible, but it has been lowered to max enchantment level 30.
  • There are three enchantment slots in the enchantment table. The first represents level 9, the second represents level 18, and the last represents level 30 enchantments.

The highest possible enchantment levels

As was previously mentioned, the maximum enchantment level you can get in Minecraft is level 30. This enchantment level will yield some pretty good enchantments, but not nearly as good as level 50. If you’re a Minecraft Java Edition player, you could access the older versions of Minecraft and go back to a time when level 50 enchantments were possible.

The version is very old, and you won’t get any of the benefits vanilla Minecraft gives you now. There won’t be any cool caves, no cool biomes that you’re used to, and some mobs and block types will also be missing. The version is 1.2.1, so if you want to check out how it worked back then, follow these steps to enter this version of Minecraft:

  1. Go to your Minecraft Launcher, and on its start page, find the Installations tab.
  2. Click on the Installations tab and press New.
  3. A new pop-up box will appear—type in the name of your choice for the new installation.
  4. You’ll be prompted to choose a game version from the Version List. Choose the 1.2.1 update.
  5. Click on Create and then press Play to start up the game.
  6. Make sure you don’t open any worlds not saved with this version because you might end up corrupting your world and never be able to access it again.

To get to the highest enchanting level in Minecraft today, you’ll need 15 bookshelves. Each bookshelf gives the enchanting table 2 levels and needs to be at max two blocks apart, with nothing standing between the enchanting table and the bookshelves. To create these bookshelves, you’ll need a lot of paper since you’ll have to make books first.

How to get level 50 enchantments using cheats

The only way to get level 50 enchantments in the enchanting table without cheats is to go to Minecraft’s version when possible. If you don’t want to sacrifice all the cool features brought to Minecraft with later updates, you can choose to use mods that will give you the same effect if you don’t consider mods to be cheating.

There are many debates on whether mods are considered cheating, but let’s put it this way. A cheat is defined as anything that will give you an unfair advantage over other players, so if you were to use this in a single-player world, there would be no harm done. If you were to use it in a multiplayer world, everyone could use it, so let’s say that using this mod wouldn’t be considered cheating.

The mod is called LootingVI, and apart from giving you a higher max level enchantability, it also allows you to set minimum enchantability levels. It also adds a fun little enchantment that lets you deal infinity damage to creepers. All instructions on downloading and installing the mod are located on the mod page, so be sure to check it out if you decide to use it.

Increasing enchantment level

When you first hear about level 50 enchantments, your mind can go to two things. It either goes to the enchanting table that allows you to get better enchantments within the ranges of vanilla Minecraft because the table can be set to level 50. The other thing your mind might go to is increasing the level of the enchantment directly. For example, A Fortune III enchantment could turn into a Fortune X enchantment, and so on.

I want to talk about the other thing now. Even if you can’t increase your max level in the enchanting table, you can use commands to give yourself all the best enchantments. Furthermore, you can modify them to your liking so that they have an increased maximum effect. For example, if you were to take that Fortune III enchantment I just talked about and increase it to Fortune X, you would get a lot more items from just one drop. Up to 3 max diamonds from one ore could turn into up to 30 diamonds from just one ore.

It goes without saying that this is overpowered and can damage your enjoyment of the game. Part of the fun with Minecraft is that you have to work hard to get certain things, and you completely eliminate that with commands. It might be fun for a while, but you’ll most likely soon find yourself not enjoying the game as much anymore.

Does it apply to all enchantments?

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You can increase the maximum enchantment level on any enchantment, but the effects won’t apply to all of them. For example, if you were to put a higher enchantment level on the Mending enchantment, you can’t increase how well the item mends. The Efficiency enchantment would be another story. You could quickly go beyond the maximum and see the results immediately with increased mining speed.

You’ll do this by using the /give command. The format is a little tricky to execute fast, but it’ll be worth your time. Besides, if you don’t have a specific enchantment in mind that you’d like to have an increased level of, you can copy the following command and paste it into your command window.

The command is ‘/give @p minecraft:diamond_sword{Enchantments:[{id:knockback,lvl:1000}]}’. If you want to give yourself another weapon or tool, you can change the first part of the command. If the tool has more words than one, you’ll separate the words using the ‘_’. Suppose you want to add more enchantments into the mix. In that case, you can separate each enchantment with a comma and add another bracket, typing in the ID of the enchantment and setting its level to something other than the vanilla max.

You can increase the levels as much as you’d like, but I found that it gets boring after a certain level, and you can’t even see the increase of the effect anymore, so make sure you don’t overdo it, either.

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