In this recipe tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a compass in Minecraft.
A Minecraft compass is a tool that can help you get back to your spawn point. It can also be used to create a map in Minecraft.
- 1 Available Platforms
- 2 Items Needed To Make A Compass
- 3 Steps To Make A Minecraft Compass
- 4 Minecraft Compass Command
- 5 FAQ’s
- 6 How To Make A Compass In Minecraft Video Tutorial
- 7 More Tool Recipes
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s||Yes|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s||Yes|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s||Yes|
|PlayStation Edition||PlayStation 3 & 4||Yes|
Items Needed To Make A Compass
- 4 iron ingots
- 1 redstone dust
Steps To Make A Minecraft Compass
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To create a compass, you must first open your creation menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add The Iron Ingots And Redstone Dust To The Menu
In the craft menu, add the 4 iron bars and 1 redstone powder to the grid.
You need to add both the Iron Blocks and the Red Brick to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the first row, place 1 iron bar in the middle box. In the second row, place 1 iron bar in the first box, 1 red stone in the second box, and 1 iron bar in the third box. On the third row, place 1 iron bar in the middle box. This is the Minecraft compass recipe.
After you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see a compass in the box on the right.
3. Move The Compass To Your Inventory
Now drag the compass to your inventory so you can use it.
Wow, you have a compass! You can use your Minecraft compass to get back to your spawn point. It can also be used to create a map in Minecraft.
Minecraft Compass Command
You can also give a command to create a compass in Minecraft. The compass command is available in the following editions:
- Java edition
- Pocket edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Educational Edition
To run the compass command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher
/give @p compass 1
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p compass 1 0
1. How do you make a compass point home in Minecraft?
You can craft a lodestone and find it in specific bastions. Place that lodestone on your house, and right-click the lodestone while holding your compass. The compass becomes enchanted and will always go to the lodestone. This works in all dimensions.
2. Do compasses point to your bed in Minecraft?
Compasses still point to the spawn point. Even with the /sethome plugins or if you’ve slept in a bed, it will remain pointing to the default spawn point.
3. How do you make a compass point to a certain place in Minecraft?
Just add the compass to your hotbar. Once the compass is in your hotbar, you will see the red compass arrow point to the direction of the World spawn point.
4. How do you use a compass on Minecraft?
To use the compass simply hold it in the Player’s hand and it will appear in the lower HUD. The needle will point in the direction of the spawn point. Simply rotate around until the needle is pointing straight up, signifying that the spawn point is straight ahead.
5. How do you make a compass in Minecraft?
The Compass is a fairly cheap tool that requires 4 Iron and 1 Redstone. Place the Iron in a rhombus pattern surrounding the Redstone in the center, and then presto! You’ve got yourself a Compass.
How To Make A Compass In Minecraft Video Tutorial
In this YouTube video tutorial, watch how we show you how to make a Minecraft compass and walk you through some of the different things you can use a compass for.