How to Make Lead in Minecraft- Easy Crafting Guide

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How to Make Lead in Minecraft

Want to know How to Make Lead in Minecraft?

The CPU Guide will show each step with pictures.

Want to tie your pet or any other animal to a specific position or want them to follow you?

Well, Lead is the best option for that. You can craft this easily and it’s useful.

Below is the whole process for How to Make Lead in Minecraft.

Available Platforms:

EditionPlatformAvailable
Java EditionWindowsMac, and Linux PC’sYES
Bedrock EditionXbox OneNintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, and Windows 10 PC’sYES
Education EditionMac, iOS, and Windows 10 PC’sYES
PlayStation EditionPS3 and PS4YES

Things Needed for How to Make Lead in Minecraft:

Leads also known as Leash is used to tie any mob and make them follow you wherever you go. Lead is easy to make, you only need 2 things.

  • 4 Strings
  • 1 Slimeball

So now we know what things are required for How to Make Lead in Minecraft, let’s move to our first step now.

Oh!, wait a minute, you need a Crafting Table for this. Don’t know how to make one? Well, I’m here to show you.

Make Crafting Table:

Our first step for How to Make Lead in Minecraft is to make Crafting Table. Without Crafting Table you can’t create any tools, blocks, or other items. To make a Crafting Table you need to gather some wood.

  • Find a tree and punch it simply by pressing the left mouse button(PC) or Press the left Bumper button(Xbox).
  • Open Inventory by pressing the key(PC) or button(Xbox).
  • Aside from several boxes where your items are stored, you’ll see a set of four boxes arranged into a box formation with an arrow pointing towards a single empty box. This is your initial Crafting Grid.
  • Place the Woods on one of the slots by clicking on it(PC) or by scrolling it with the RB and LB buttons(Xbox).
  • You’ll see that on the single box, you have got 4 Wood Planks for your single wood. You’ll need 4 Wood Planks.
How to Make Lead in Minecraft, make planks
  • Place 1 Wood Plank on each of the 4 boxes in the crafting grid. You’ll see another thing appears on the single box again. That is your Crafting Table, take that.
How to Make Lead in Minecraft, make crafting table
  • Right-click on the Crafting Table and place it on the ground(PC) or by pressing the Left trigger button(Xbox).

Your Crafting Table is now ready to use. This was the first step for How to Make Lead in Minecraft.

So our first item for How to Make Lead in Minecraft is ready. Now that you have a crafting table, Let’s find other items.

Find String:

Now, the next step for How to Make Lead in Minecraft is to find string. To find String, you need to get into some fight. Don’t worry not an actual fight. There 2 ways from which you can get strings.

From Cobwebs: A Cobwebs slows down an entity’s movement. These are naturally found in the abandoned mineshaft, stronghold libraries, igloo basements, or abandoned villages. It can also be harvested with shears or swords, otherwise, it’ll drop nothing.

If broken with shears the cobweb will drop itself, and if broken with a sword, it’ll drop 1 string.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft, cobwebs

From Spiders: Spiders are kind of mobs which has the unique ability to climb on walls just like in the real world. Spiders usually spawn where the light level drops to 7 or less, and can also be found in the dungeon.

They can easily be found at night because of their glowing eyes.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft,spiders

The spider usually spawns at night but you may find them during the day, they won’t attack you in daylight but beware of them during the night.

Upon killing them with the sword, they’ll drop 0-2 strings and 33% chances of dropping spider eye. When defeated, they’ll also drop 5 experiences.

If you don’t want any fight with the spiders, you can also give commands for strings.

 Java Edition 1.13 and higher: /give @p string 1
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition: /give @p string 1 0

We’ve got our first item for How to Make Lead in Minecraft. Let’s find the next and final item.

Find Slimeball:

The final Item required for How to Make Lead in Minecraft is Slimeball. To get Slimeball, you first need to find Slime. Slimes are usually found in swamps or deep underground. These little creatures can swim, jump, climb ladders, and move continuously to find players to attack.

Depending on their size, they drop a maximum of 5 Slimeballs on killing. Slimes spawn mostly on the full moon and never on a new moon.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft, slime

Before attacking keep in mind there are different sizes of slimes in Minecraft, if you attack the bigger one it’ll drop into smaller slimes. You have to kill them continuously as they get smaller and smaller until they drop the slimeball.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft, slimeballs

If you can’t find a slime you can also summon one using cheats or spawn egg. Baby pandas may also drop 1 slimeball when they sneeze. You can trade slimeball with wandering traders for 4 emeralds.

You can also give commands for slimeball.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher: /give @p slime_ball 1 
PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition: /give @p slime_ball 1 0 

Now we all of our things that are required for How to Make Lead in Minecraft. Finally, we can make Lead now.

Make Lead in Minecraft:

How to Make Lead in Minecraft? As the things required for How to Make Lead in Minecraft are completed, it’s time now. Place the 4 strings and 1 slimeball in the crafting table as shown below to make Lead. Place the 2 Leads in the inventory.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft, Make Lead

Congratulation! I hope you now know How to Make Lead in Minecraft.

You can get your lead back by pressing the use button on the target. Also see: How to Tame and Ride a Llama.

You can have your bodyguard by creating an Iron Golem and putting a Lead to it. It’ll protect you from any type of mobs.

How to Make Lead in Minecraft, tie lead to any animal.

Other Ways:

Don’t want to go through all the hurdles mentioned above? It’s okay, we have other ways too.

From a wandering trader:

Wandering traders usually have 2 trader Llamas attached with Lead. By killing Llama or wandering traders, the lead will drop. By putting the llama in the boat or minecart it’ll also drop lead.

Mean, isn’t it? Then check other ways too.

Give Commands to Make Lead:

If you don’t want to make Lead, you can also give commands to make Lead in Minecraft. The Lead commands are available in Java EditionPocket Edition, Xbox One, Nintendo SwitchWindows 10 Edition, and Education Edition. Open the Minecraft Chat window and type the following command according to your version.

 Java Edition 1.13 and higher: /give @p lead 1  
 PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition: /give @p lead 1 0  

Here are a bunch of animal names that you can leash.

  • Bee
  • Cat
  • Chicken
  • Cow
  • Dolphin
  • Donkey
  • Fox
  • Hoglin
  • Horse
  • Iron Golem
  • Llama
  • Mooshroom
  • Mule
  • Ocelot
  • Parrot
  • Pig
  • Polar Bear
  • Rabbit
  • Sheep
  • Snow Golem
  • Squid [bedrock edition]
  • Strider
  • Wolf
  • Zoglin

FAQs:

Can you make a lead without slime?

There are other ways too from which you can get lead without slime. By giving commands or by killing wandering traders or their Llama.

Where can you find leads Minecraft?

Leads can also be found inside woodland mansion chests.

How do you get a slimeball in Minecraft on peaceful?

Slimeball is obtained from Slime mobs, which don’t spawn on peaceful mode. You can trade slimeball with wandering traders for 4 emeralds.

How do you get panda slime balls?

Right-click on a sneezy panda with a paper, it’ll drop a slimeball.

How do you make baby pandas sneeze in Minecraft?

You can use a feather on a baby panda to make them sneeze.

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