Axes are tools used to ease the process of collecting wood and other wooden objects, but are not required to gather them. They can also be used on mobs as a weapon, but do half a heart less damage than swords of the same material. Axes can be crafted from wood, cobblestone, iron ingots, gold ingots, or diamonds.
The axe is used to mine wood and wooden based blocks faster. It is not as much needed as the pickaxe. Compared to the axe, breaking these things by hand is still pretty quick. Using the axe as a weapon will deal double durability damage to the axe. Axes cost more resources per tools than swords do to begin with.
- Wood - The most basic type of any tool. Besides, using wood to cut wood is not worth of time. A wooden axe has about 60 uses, but it's a waste of wood.
- Cobblestone - More durable and reliable and lasts way longer then the wood one, had about 130 uses. If you do get the opportunity it is suggested to make it first.
- Iron - Can last longer then wood or cobblestone, had 251 uses, good to ch