Minecraft: 5 BEST Trident Enchantments [Our Picks]

I invested 250+ hours playing and here are my picks for the best enchantments to use for your tridents!

Minecraft has a plethora of enchantments that players are able to come across that are able to provide them with tons of benefits, whether it is to provide them with speed boosts, ultra durability, higher damage, or all in all increased survivability, there are enchantments for everything. The trident also has a few solid enchantments, and players might want to know Minecraft’s best Trident Enchantments that are available, how to obtain them, and what they can do! 

Important: Players won’t be able to use the Channeling, Loyalty, and Riptide Enchantments together on the Trident. 
Key Takeaways
  • Trident enchantment in Minecraft is able to enhance the abilities of the Trident weapon. 
  • There are enchantments that are specifically tailor-made for Trident, and then there are a few that are universal. 
  • The six best enchantments include Mending enchantment in Minecraft I, Unbreaking III, Impaling use for players V, Loyalty III, Channeling I, and Riptide III. 
  • Tridents themselves are dropped by enemies such as Drowned mobs, which are zombies that are present in oceans or rivers. 
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Minecraft Best Trident Enchantments

Here are all the best Minecraft Trident Enchantments and their effects:

Minecraft Best Trident EnchantmentsEffectsBest For
Mending Durability can be restored using XP. Durability
ImpalingExtra damage against aquatic mobs. High Damage
LoyaltyMakes the trident return to you after throwing it. Returning trident
ChannelingSummon lightning when the trident gets launched towards a mob. lightning damage
UnbreakingUseful to not get durability reduction. -

1) Mending I

The Best Durability Enchantment .

Now, one of the first enchantments that players are able to use for their trident is known as Mending

  • Why I Chose This Enchantment: The enchantment is best for durability restoration using XP. 
Mending I Enchantment
Mending I Enchantment (Image Credits Exputer)

The pros and cons for the Mending enchantment are listed as follows in my opinion: 

  • Durability restoration is broken. 
  • Use of XP orbs is easy. 
  • None. 

2) Unbreaking III

Moving on, the next of the enchantments that players might want to use on their trident is known as Unbreaking.

Unbreaking III
Unbreaking III (Image Credits Exputer)

The way that it works is basically that there is a set percentage chance that actually using the trident will decrease its overall durability; therefore, with the enchantment in hand, you will be able to get a 50% or more chance of not using its durability upon use. 

The pros and cons for the Unbreaking Enchantment are listed below as per my opinion: 

  • Useful for durability lasting long. 
  • Best for longer games. 
  • Difficult to get. 

3) Impaling V 

The Best Trident Enchantment .

Next up, yet another enchantment that you should really consider getting is Impaling V, which is actually a specific enchantment that is curated specifically for a trident. 

  • Why I Chose This Enchantment: The Impaling Enchantment is one of the best for tridents due to high damage against mobs. 
Impaling V
Impaling V (Image Credits Exputer)

The way that it works is simply that if you are playing the Java version of Minecraft, then mobs such as the dolphins, squids, turtles, or any aquatic mobs will receive the increased damage from the Impaling V enchantment. 

As far as Impaling is concerned, the pros and cons are mentioned as follows in my experience: 

  • Best for dealing high damage. 
  • Best used against mobs such as dolphins. 
  • None. 

4) Loyalty III 

The Best Returning Enchantment .

As far as the next of the enchantments are concerned, one of them is exclusive to the Trident, which is the Loyalty Enchantment

  • Why I Chose This Enchantment: The enchantment can return back to the player, which makes it incredibly useful for a trident. 
Loyalty III
Loyalty III (Image Credits Exputer)
  • The Loyalty enchantment is basically one that grants the trident the ability to throw it out as you usually would, and then you can make it return to you and come back to you. 

The pros and cons for the Loyalty Enchantments are listed here: 

  • Can be returned to you once thrown out. 
  • Not really useful other than to receive back. 

5) Channeling I 

The Best Lightning Enchantment .

Moving on, an overpowered Minecraft Trident Enchantment that you might want to get your hands on is the Channeling

  • Why I Chose This Enchantment: The Channeling enchantment is best for dealing Lightning damage. 
Channeling I
Channeling I (Image Credits Exputer)
  • With the Channeling enchantment being used on the trident, you will be able to essentially use it in order to summon lightning anytime the trident is thrown toward a mob. 

For the Channeling Enchantment, the pros and cons re listed below in my experience: 

  • Can summon down lightning
  • Easy to use.
  • Difficult to get. 

Why I Didn’t Go For Others

Here are additional enchantments for enhancing your Tridents in Minecraft. I didn’t add them in my top 5 list for specific reasons.

  • Riptide: Propels a player in water but it cannot be combined with Channeling and Loyalty.

My Thoughts On The Best Trident Enchantments In Minecraft 

After spending hours upon hours wasting away in Minecraft, I believe that the Channeling are some of the best enchantments because of their ease of use, as well as their effects. 

And that’s just about it! All that players need to know about the best Trident Enchantments in Minecraft, and with that, let’s wrap up the guide! While you’re here, why not read up on the How To Turn Off Redstone Torch guide in order to get to know about the Redstone torches? Alongside that, the How To Tame A Parrot In Minecraft guide will showcase all that you need to know about to tame a parrot!

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