Smite – Minecraft Enchantment

Smite is an enchantment that can be applied to a sword or an axe, increasing the damage inflicted on undead monsters (zombies, skeletons, wither skeletons, zombified piglins, wither …).

Smite Minecraft enchantment
Smite Minecraft

What is the purpose of the Smite enchantment

The Smite enchantment on a sword or axe increases the damage dealt to skeletons, zombies, zombie villagers, askeletons, skeleton wither, zombified piglins, skeleton horses, zombie horses, ghosts, drowning and zoglins.

Each level separately adds 2.5 ♥ × 1.25 additional damage to each hit to undead creatures.

Smite Enchantment Damage

These tables detail the amount of damage per attack based on the enchantment level used, assuming the target is not wearing armor and the attack is fully charged. Critical damage is in parentheses.

Java

WeaponBase damageSmite ISmite IISmite IIISmite IVSmite V
Wooden sword4 (6)6.5 (8.5)9 (11)11.5 (13.5)14 (16)16.5 (18.5)
Golden sword4 (6)6.5 (8.5)9 (11)11.5 (13.5)14 (16)16.5 (18.5)
Stone sword5 (7.5)7.5 (10)10 (12.5)12.5 (15)15 (17.5)17.5 (20)
Iron sword6 (9)8.5 (11.5)11 (14)13.5 (16.5)16 (19)18.5 (21.5)
Diamond sword7 (10.5)9.5 (13)12 (15.5)14.5 (18)17 (20.5)19.5 (23)
Netherite sword8 (12)10.5 (14.5)13 (17)15.5 (19.5)18 (22)20.5 (24.5)
Damage enchantment Smite on swords Java version
WeaponBase damage Smite ISmite IISmite IIISmite IV Smite V
Wooden axe7 (10.5)9.5 (13)12 (15.5)14.5 (18)17 (20.5)19.5 (23)
Golden axe7 (10.5)9.5 (13)12 (15.5)14.5 (18)17 (20.5)19.5 (23)
Stone axe9 (13.5)11.5 (16)14 (18.5)16.5 (21)19 (23.5)21.5 (26)
Iron axe9 (13.5)11.5 (16)14 (18.5)16.5 (21)19 (23.5)21.5 (26)
Diamond axe9 (13.5)11.5 (16)14 (18.5)16.5 (21)19 (23.5)21.5 (26)
Netherite axe10 (15)12.5 (17.5)15 (20)17.5 (22.5)20 (25)22.5 (27.5)
Damage enchantment Smite on axes Java version

This enchantment is not compatible with Sharpness, Cleaving and Bane of Arthropods.

Aqua AffinityBane of ArthropodsBlast Protection
ChannelingCleavingCurse of Binding
Curse of VanishingDepth StriderEfficiency
Feather FallingFire AspectFire Protection
FlameFortuneFrost Walker
ImpalingInfinityKnockback
LootingLoyaltyLuck of the Sea
LureMendingMultishot
PiercingPowerProjectile Protection
ProtectionPunchQuick Charge
RespirationRiptideSharpness
Silk TouchSmiteSoul Speed
Sweeping EdgeThornsUnbreaking
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