Fire Protection in Minecraft
Fire Protection is an armour enchantment that mitigates fire damage. Fire Protection decreases all types of ongoing fire damage that are ordinarily not absorbed by armour by (8 level) percent, thus each subsequent level of Fire Protection offers an extra 8 percent of protection, up to a 32 percent reduction on a single piece of armour. The decrease accumulates with successive sets of Fire Protection armour, up to an 80 percent reduction.
In Bedrock Edition, a character cannot catch fire from regular sources as long as the Fire Protection total adds up to 7 or more (for example, a chestplate with Fire Protection 4 and a helmet with Fire Protection 3), however damage is still absorbed when standing on fire.
When put on fire, Fire Protection lowers burn time by 15% in Java Edition. Only the highest level’s burn duration decrease is utilised if many components have the enchantment. At level 8, the player cannot theoretically be set on fire by Fire Aspect enchantments. Standing in lava or fire is the only way to burn. The initiated fire-ticks are cancelled, and only the remaining time in the fire source is added to the fire-tick timer.
Protection, Fire Protection, Feather Falling, Blast Protection, and Projectile Protection damage reduction adds up to a max (see armour enchantments).
Fire Protection is mutually exclusive with Blast Protection and Projectile Protection. However, if two or more of these enchantments are applied to the same item using commands, the effects stack.
A sort of Protection enchantment is one of the most useful enchantments to have on armour in Minecraft, and each type of Protection enchantment may rescue a player from different situations in the game.
Protection enchantments, along with Feather Falling, Aqua Affinity, and others, are among the most sought-after enchantments in the entire game of Minecraft. It is one of the most useful, daily enchantments a player may have on their armour, and it greatly minimises the amount of damage a player gets.
Here’s a summary of how Minecraft’s Fire Protection enchantment works and everything a player needs to know to fully utilise this enchantment.
What is fire protection enchantment
The Fire Protection enchantment in Minecraft may be applied to all types of armour, including the turtle shell helmet, chestplate, leggings, and boots.
This enchantment protects players against all forms of fire damage, reducing the number of hearts lost due to fire and lava contact. It comes in handy when players have to spend time in the Nether near lava and fighting blazes and ghasts.
With each degree of enchantment, the enchantment reduces the impact of fire by 8%. For example, Fire Protection I on a single piece of armour will reduce fire damage by 8%, Protection II will reduce fire damage by 16%, and so on.
Fire Protection enchantment levelsIn vanilla Minecraft, the Fire Protection enchantment has four levels: I, II, III, and IV.
Fire Protection IV is the most powerful version of the enchantment, allowing players to nearly swim across lava by reducing a player’s fire damage by 36% if found on a single item.
Fire Protection IV wearing all four sets of armour reduces fire damage by 80%, allowing the player to swim across lava for a brief time without dying. Falling in lava in the Nether isn’t as dangerous with this enchantment as it is with other enchantments.
As with most enchantments, the simplest method to go to the maximum level of the Fire Protection enchantment is to combine objects with the same level of the Fire Protection enchantment in an Anvil.
This is a simple approach to create enchantments without wasting too many resources, albeit it takes some time to acquire all of the required levels.
Unfortunately, Fire Protection has a few incompatibilities with crafting armour.
Protection enchantments have been regarded mutually incompatible since Minecraft Update 1.14. This implies that in vanilla Minecraft, players cannot stack Protection enchantments on armour without using commands.
This is because layered Protection enchantments at level IV are extremely powerful, rendering a person almost unkillable without a lot of force.
Putting these enchantments on diamond, much alone netherite, armour makes one player almost unbeatable, reducing the game’s complexity and entertainment value.