In this tutorial you will learn how to make a spyglass in Minecraft
The Minecraft viewer is similar to a telescope, allowing you to zoom in on a specific location. It is available in the Caves & Cliffs – Java Edition 1.17 and Bedrock Edition 1.17.0 update.
- 1 Available Platforms
- 2 Materials Needed To Craft A Spyglass
- 3 Steps To Make A Minecraft Spyglass
- 4 Minecraft Spyglass Command
- 5 FAQ’s
- 6 How To Make A Spyglass Video Tutorial
- 7 More Recipes
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s||1.17 and higher|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s||1.17.0 and higher|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s||No|
|PlayStation Edition||PS3 & PS4||No|
Materials Needed To Craft A Spyglass
- 2 Copper ingots
- 1 Amethyst shard
Steps To Make A Minecraft Spyglass
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To create binoculars, you must first open the creation menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add The Copper Ingots and Amethyst Shard To The Menu
On the artboard, add the two copper blocks and the amethyst shard to the grid.
You need to add the copper bars and the amethyst shard to the grid exactly as shown in the picture below. In the first row, place 1 amethyst shard in the second square. In the second row, place 1 copper rod in the second box. Finally, on the third row, place 1 copper rod in the second box. This is the recipe for binoculars from Minecraft.
Once you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see binoculars in the box on the right.
3. Move The Spyglass To Your Inventory
Now drag the binoculars to your inventory so you can use them.
Smart! Now you have binoculars! Minecraft’s binoculars are similar to a telescope, allowing you to zoom in on a specific location in your field of view (FOV). Watch the video above to see the binoculars in action!
Minecraft Spyglass Command
You can also use a Give command to make binoculars in Minecraft. The spyglass command is available in the following editions:
- Java edition
To run the spyglass command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.
Java Edition 1.17 and higher spyglass command
/give @p spyglass 1
1. Is there a spyglass in Minecraft?
The viewer will be introduced in the Caves & Cliffs – Java Edition 1.17 and Bedrock Edition 1.17.0 update.
2. How do you make a telescope in Minecraft?
A telescope in Minecraft is called binoculars, and you do that by placing 2 copper bars and 1 amethyst shard on the workbench.
3. Can you mount a spyglass in Minecraft?
You can attach the spyglass to a crossbow.
4. What can you do with spy glass in Minecraft?
Minecraft players can use the spyglass to look for specific places or structures on the map. For example, if a player is looking for a shipwreck in the middle of the ocean, they can use the spyglass to look further out to see if they spot one.
5. Can you put a spyglass on a bow?
Using a spyglass in your offhand and a bow in your main hand will add a scope zoom in effect when you fire the bow.
6. Can we combine Spyglass and crossbow in Minecraft?
You can use the spyglass and the crossbow at the same time!
How To Make A Spyglass Video Tutorial
Watch in this video how we show you how to make binoculars using the binoculars recipe. We’ll also show you how to use binoculars in the game!