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How to get diamond armour/tools without crafting? It would sound good to exist another way to get diamond equipment than crafting, both because digging diamonds is a bit too dangerous and that they might get rarer and rarer as I mine them. So, how can I get diamond equipment without having to mine?

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    If your diamonds have run out, you must have explored a hell of a lot of the world. How did you end up going through approximately 28 trillion diamonds anyway? – angussidney Feb 18 '16 at 9:22
  • I said "if diamonds were to run out" not "diamonds ran out", so it's indeed fictional. And anyway, it may be safer to have a direct source instead of digging deep into the ground. @angussidney – John Feb 18 '16 at 9:26
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    This question seems strained, and isn't something that can actually happen. You'd be better off just asking what alternate methods there are of acquiring diamonds. – Frank Feb 18 '16 at 13:10
  • Right, on it. @Frank – John Feb 18 '16 at 16:53
  • Go to an end city. That's much safer than digging deep... – BRHSM Feb 18 '16 at 21:24
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You have 2 options for this:

  • First, you can trade with villagers to get helmets, chestplates, swords, axes, shovels (spades) or pickaxes.
  • Second, you can collect armour from Zombies and Skeletons, though the chances for it are small, initially 0.02% for diamond material, combined with the chances for full sets.

    The only diamond tool you can't buy or loot are hoes. (But who needs diamond hoes, anyway?)

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You could also use commands, and set them on a slow clock to fill a certain area with diamond ore for a certain amount of time, whether you use a fast clock or a slow clock to set off the command block.

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