All players should know

With much-awaited Minecraft 1.117 Caves and cliffs are updated around the corner, players are curious about all the new and best features.

Revealed as part of the Minecraft Live 2020 special event, Power Rod is set to be added as part of the giant 1.117 update.

Learn all about the rods in Minecraft 1.117

When were the power poles added to the minicraft?

Lightning Rods is set to be officially released as part of the 1.117 update.

They were added to the Snapshot version 20w45a of Minecraft, with more textures similar to theirs. Copper blocks In the next version 20w46a update.

What do electric poles do to minicrafts?

As in real life, the primary purpose of an electric pole in a minicraft is to return to electricity. Meaning electricity is kept away from flammable constructions, objects, crowds and villagers.

This allows players to build the exterior of their home with a greater range of materials, without having to worry about large fires starting as lightning storms.

The lightning rod works by directing any and all lightning strikes away from its intended target and directly to the power rod at intended2 block radius (blocks blocks in the bedrock version). The lightning rod glows brightly white when lightning strikes, as seen below:

A white hot electric room in Minecraft
A white hot electric room in Minecraft

How to make an electric rod in Minecraft?

Crafting an electric rod in Minecraft is fairly simple, and only requires 3 Copper ingots.

Players must use the craft table to arrange these copper ingots on top of each other in a similar fashion as seen below:

Recipe for an electric mansion in Minecraft
Recipe for an electric mansion in Minecraft

How to Use Power Rods in Minecraft?

The power poles below can be placed evenly on any other block in the game.

Players can choose the optimal location to place the electric pole, while keeping in mind that it only saves around -2 block radius (in bed 64 bedrock version)).

A good place to keep electricity poles is within the village. This is because it prevents the villagers from turning into witches, which gives the players a new achievement with the title “Surge Protector”.

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