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Power

The Power enchantment can be exclusively used on bows. They increase the amount of damage dealt by arrows. This enchantment can be applied to the bow with the help of enchantment tables, anvils, or game commands.


Shooting a zombie with a Power V enchanted bow (via screenshot)


What does the Power enchantment do?


The power enchantment will scale the damage dealt to mobs when shot with arrows. The maximum level of the enchantment goes up to V(5). The damage is scaled further depending on the level of enchantment; the higher it is, the more damage is caused by the arrows. The damage is scaled in the following manner:


LevelIncreaseFull Charged Shot
I50%9 Extra Damage
II75%11 Extra Damage
III100%12 Extra Damage
IV125%14 Extra Damage
V150%15 Extra Damage


How to get the Power Enchantment?


There are multiple ways to enchant a bow with Power. Firstly the most common and reliable way is through an enchantment table. Players must have the Lapis Lazuli as well as the experience required to get it.


An enchantment table offering Power III (via screenshot)


Secondly, you can trade with a Librarian Villager that can be found in villages. Other ways that are less reliable but still can be used consist of fishing and loot chests. If you do manage to get your hands on an enchanted book with power, you can use an anvil to apply it to the bow.


Applying Power V to a bow with the help of an anvil (via screenshot)


Conclusion


Power is a super strong and convenient enchantment that will help you kill your enemies quicker. The highest level of Power that can be achieved is level V (5). Unlike multishot which is strong in close range, you can inflict immense damage even from afar using Power.


FAQs


Q. How to get the highest level of Power?


A. There is no method that will provide you with Power V but placing 15 bookshelves around an enchantment table will increase your chances.


Q. What are the best enchantments to compliment Power?


A. The best enchantment that is recommended is the Infinity enchantment.


Q. What is the highest level of Power?


A. The highest level of Power is V (5).



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