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What does Quick Charge do in Minecraft?

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Minecraft is one of the most popular action/adventure games and has been for quite some time. The game places great importance on mining and crafting your tools, weapons and any other items you might need to survive in the game.

However, that’s not all. Minecraft also allows players to enchant items to give them additional perks and benefits. In this article, we’re talking about the Quick Charge enchantment in Minecraft and how you can use it to your advantage.

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What is Quick Charge?

The Quick Charge enchantment is used to quickly reload crossbows in the game. The default reload time for a crossbow is 1.25 seconds. The enchantment reduces the reload times by 0.25 seconds and has a total of three levels. 

What does Quick Charge do in Minecraft?
Making a Quick Charge III Enchanted Book

This means that the enchantment can reload a crossbow at the highest level in just 0.5 seconds. The crossbow will load instantly if you use the enchant command to increase the enchantments to level five. If the level is increased beyond that (or beyond level four on the Bedrock edition), the crossbow will not load at all as the charge time becomes a negative value. 

Enchanting crossbow with Quick Charge

Quick Charge I and Quick Charge II can be acquired using an enchanting table or fishing. Alternatively, they can also be found in loot chests in dungeons and strongholds and library rooms. 

For Quick Charge III, you’re going to have to use an Anvil with either two crossbows at Quick Charge II or two books enchanted with the same. Quick Charge II can also be acquired by trading a librarian villager or in chests inside abandoned mineshafts or desert pyramids.

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

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