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What are the effects of the Lure and Luck of the Sea fishing pole enchantments, and how much does each higher level of the enchantments improve the effect?

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From the MC Wiki http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Enchanting#Enchantments

Luck of the Sea:

Decreases odds of catching worthless junk

Lowers chance of "junk" catches by 2.5% per level and increases chance of "treasure" catches by 1% per level.

Lure

Increases rate of fish biting your hook

Decreases time before fish bite your hook by 5 seconds per level. Also decreases chances of both "junk" and "treasure" catches by 1% per level.

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Just a note here, I looked around a bit for the wait time and catch chances without enchants: a random wait time of 5-45 seconds (some conditions change this, read the wiki page for more info), a 10% change of catching "junk", and a 5% chance of catching "treasure" MC Wiki page for Fishing Poles –  The Ugly Dec 5 '13 at 21:24

easy version

  • luck of sea: lowers chance of junk

  • lure: makes fish bite more often

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On a fishing pole the lure enchantment book makes it easier to get fish.

On a fishing pole the luck of the sea enchantment book decreases the % of getting stupid junk like name tags and saddles.

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Your answer repeats previous answers. That is why it's getting down voted. –  John Mar 6 at 21:03
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Both name tags and saddles are considered "treasure" by the luck of the sea enchantment, so you would actually get more of those particular items. minecraft.gamepedia.com/Fishing_Rod –  Christopher Bruns May 3 at 20:20

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