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How to make the Channeling Enchantment in Minecraft: Step by Step Guide

Channeling is by far the most powerful enchantment in Minecraft as with a single click, you can summon a lightning bolt to smite your enemy. This has side effects against certain enemies, so make sure to watch out!


Channeling is one of the two enchantments that is Trident exclusive and no other weapons can summon lightning to the battlefield. Finding a Trident is also a bit more difficult than other weapons especially when you consider the fact that they cannot be crafted.


Available Tools to enchant with Channeling


You can enchant the following tools with the Channeling enchantment


  1. Trident


Channeling is one of the two rare enchantments that has niche conditions.


How to make a Channeling Trident in Minecraft?


In a Nutshell:


Find a Trident and obtain 30 levels of XP. Enchant a Trident using an Enchanting Table and select the Channeling enchantment.


Step-by-Step Guide (with Pictures):


Step 1- Troll along rivers and oceans and kill Drowned.



These enemies are the only source of Tridents in Minecraft.


Step 2- Obtain a Trident.



Step 3- Go to an enchanting table and open up the UI.



Make sure to bring lapis lazuli to enchant. For more, check our enchanting guide


Step 4- Enchant your Trident with Channeling.



How to use a Channeling Trident in Minecraft?


During a Thunderstorm, your Trident can now command the power of nature itself. Lightning will strike any enemy you manage to hit with a Trident toss. Be careful, as this weapon is as powerful as it is easy to lose! Keep in mind that this enchantment is basically useless unless there is currently a thunderstorm underway.



Trident Lightning striking down a Villager.


Explainer Video


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FAQs


Q. Can you use channeling on any other weapon with cheats?


As of now, you cannot use the console or cheats to get the Channeling enchantment on a sword. However, there are many mods for Minecraft Forge that implement this functionality into the game.


Conclusion


Rival Neptune’s ocean superiority with your own brand of primal strength - thunder and lightning! You can confidently take on any enemy, at least during a thunderstorm. This trident will do insane damage when enhanced with the unique Channeling enchantment. This enchantment is incredibly useful for taking down bosses as a simple change in weather can bring the fight to a quick end.





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