Shears are a tool in Minecraft made from two Iron Ingots. They are used for getting wool off of sheep and mining


several blocks that could not otherwise be harvested. While Shears cannot be enchanted with an Enchantment Table, an Anvil can give them Silk Touch, which is used on Cobwebs.

Blocks Shearable

Block Drops W/out Shears
Vines Vines Nothing
Dead Bush Dead Bush Sticks
Fern Fern


Tall Grass Tall Grass Nothing, Seeds (30%)
Tripwire String String
Leaves Leaves Sapling (5%), Apple (Oak only, 0.05%)
Wool Wool Wool

Mobs Shearable

Mob Drops when sheared Turns into
Sheep 1-3 Wool Sheep
Mooshroom 3-5 Red Mushrooms Cow



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