Minecraft has grown from a small game created in six days to one of the most popular games worldwide, with over 100 million active players.
Tools allow Minecraft players to gather materials more efficiently and complete tasks like fishing, farming, mining, and crafting within the game.
Throughout the game, you can obtain tools by crafting — mixing certain “ingredients” (like steel, planks, and iron ingots) to create new tools.
You aren’t required to name your tools in Minecraft, but creating cool names can add more fun to the game and make your experience more unique.
We list more than 100 tool name ideas below (broken down by tool type).
Scroll past the list to find our tips for choosing the best tool names!
Sticks and Strings
a play on Joe Exotic from “Tiger King”
a play on “big deal”
Luck of the Sea
Don't Mine Me
a play on “don’t mind me”
Ace of Spades
a reference to Snoop Dogg
Rather Sharp Stick
The Big Knife
King Arthur’s sword
named after the “Pokemon” character
Minecraft Tool Name Generator
How to Choose the Best Minecraft Tool Names
Keep the following tips in mind when choosing names for your Minecraft tools:
- Choose a theme. Sticking with one theme for all of your tools can make it easier to choose names. For example, you might select silly, literal names for all of your tools — “Pointy Stick” for a sword, “Groundbreaker” for a shovel, etc.
- Tap into your sense of humor. Choosing light-hearted names that make you laugh can make Minecraft even more fun. Depending on what you find funny, you can choose a name that’s quirky, sarcastic, ironic, or punny.
- Think of the tool’s features. Minecraft has various tools and upgrades, each of which serves a different purpose within the game. The tool’s use and features can give you a starting point for the perfect name. For example, different pickaxes can mine materials at different speeds, so you might want a name that reflects the speed if you have an ultra-fast pickaxe.