Question: Are diamond swords effective?

No. Diamonds are hard but they are extremely brittle. One good blow would destroy the edge of such a sword.

Would a diamond sword break?

A pure diamond sword would be extremely brittle and relatively easy to shatter.

How practical is a diamond sword?

While it may be possible to create a sword shaped object from diamond it is simply too brittle to be used effectively. On a side note a sword of pure carbon would also lack the mass to be effective against a similar sized steel blade.

Is it worth it to make a diamond sword?

Diamond Sword is a must since it does more damage than any other swords and lasts a long time. Diamond Pick Axe is a must if you want Obsidian.

Is diamond armor possible?

YES. In fact, armour materials are usually composed of a brittle ceramic plus a tough back material to retain the broken pieces of the ceramic and the shattered projectile. The impact absorption is not related to hardness, but to the energy absorbed until fracture.

What is the best metal for swords?

Carbon steel is preferred for swords for several reasons, but the main reasons is that it’s flexible, tough, and when heat-treated properly, becomes quite hard and holds a tough keen edge. If using plain carbon steel, the bare minimum is 1045.

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Would platinum make a good sword?

No, not really. Platinum beyond being incredibly expensive, is bad for blades for exactly the reasons it is good for jewelry. . . . It is very ductile (more so than gold) but not as malleable as gold, still quite malleable. It’d make a far better mace head than sword.

What is the sharpest sword in the world?

Damascus swords — sharp enough to slice a falling piece of silk in half, strong enough to split stones without dulling — owe their legendary qualities to carbon nanotubes, says chemist and Nobel laureate Robert Curl.

Would a diamond pickaxe work in real life?

Gold and diamonds would be pretty awful materials for a pickaxe in real life. Gold and diamonds would be pretty awful materials for a pickaxe in real life. Gold is a heavy, soft metal.

How many hits does it take to break a diamond sword?

A diamond sword with sharpness V is powerful enough to kill most mobs with just a single critical hit (though this can be difficult to do, as it takes only two regular hits to kill a mob with that enchantment).

Does a Netherite sword do more damage?

A netherite sword does 1+ more attack damage than a diamond sword AND also increases in durability.

Is Netherite better than diamond?

Yes, tougher than diamond! It also has knockback resistance, meaning players will barely move if they are hit with arrows. Any weapons made with Netherite will also do more damage than diamonds. Most interestingly Netherite can’t be destroyed by lava – very useful for exploring the Nether!

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Is a diamond axe better than a diamond sword?

A diamond sword deals 7 damage, but a diamond axe deals 9 damage. Just seeing from the damage, diamond axe is stronger. However, swords are faster than axes. Attacking speed of a diamond sword is 1.6, which means it can hit 1.6 times per second.

Is diamond axe or sword better?

5 Answers. An axe does 2 more damage than a sword would. If a diamond sword does 7 damage, then a diamond axe would do 9 damage. To get the most damage, you have to wait a bit more for the cooldown to finish.