How to get emeralds in Minecraft: the fastest way!

How to get emeralds in Minecraft: the fastest way!

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When it comes to mining, emeralds are one of the rarest commodities in Minecraft. However, there are some much simpler ways to get rich quick for Villager trading. Here is our guide on the fastest way to collect Minecraft emeralds.

There was once a system that technically resulted in infinite Minecraft Emeralds, which has since been patched. Players may be lucky enough to have librarians trade emeralds for bookshelves and books for emeralds, and the emeralds earned for three books add up to more than the cost of one bookshelf, meaning infinite free emeralds. Ever since it was fixed, players have been looking for new ways to earn emeralds fast, and while it’s not an infinite emerald hack, this is our method of trading emeralds.

How to earn minecraft emeralds fast

You’ll want to make sure, of course, that there are already villagers and that it’s not an Abandoned Village. Villagers don’t spawn naturally without two parent villagers and other spawn requirements, so an empty village will always be an empty village.

Minecraft Taiga Village Villager trades emeralds

Once you’ve found some villagers, you’ll want to turn one into a Fletcher. You can do this with any Villager who is not a Nitwit (wears a green robe), even if he already has a different profession, as long as you haven’t traded with him. To make a villager lose his profession, he find the job block and break it from him. At this point, place a Fletching Table near the recently unemployed Villager, and he will assume the new role. Check to make sure Fletcher is offering Emeralds for Sticks as one of his first trades. If not, break out the strapping table and keep laying it down until you do. This shouldn’t take long.

How to Get the Minecraft Emeralds Fletcher Trade

We recommend locking the Villager in a house so he knows where he is when he wants to get more Emeralds and to keep him safe from zombies and other hostile mobs. To do this, he can simply surround the house or gate with fences.

Now you just need to gather a lot of wood. We recommend a nice empty inventory for this, as you’ll need a lot of room to turn your wood into sticks – one stack of logs turns into eight stacks of sticks.

Minecraft Fletcher trade wooden farm

If you’ve locked your Fletcher into a house, you can always pop a few saplings around that house and replace them every time you cut down a tree. In this way, you will always have Sticks at hand.

Finally, trade Sticks for Emeralds with your Fletcher! The limits of this are that the villager will run out of sticks and you will have to wait for a new Minecraft day for them to restock. Keep a bed handy, though, and you can fast-forward to a new morning. You’ll also need to make sure Fletcher has access to his Fletching Table to resupply. At the standard price (although this changes slightly), you’ll be able to earn 16 emeralds per day using this method, with just one stack of logs.

Trade sticks for emeralds Minecraft Fletcher Villager

Multiply the number of Fletchers you have in your Village and you can earn even more!

Of course, this is the same method for any villager and their starting trades, but sticks are the easiest item to farm in large quantities. Other early villager trades usually involve items that take longer to farm (such as rotten meat or paper) or supplies to save (such as charcoal).

And there you have it! Our quick way to trade emeralds in Minecraft. You can of course make this even more efficient with multiple Fletchers. Once you’re rich in emeralds, why not use them to stock up on repair books, ender pearls, or enchanted weapons?

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