How to Remove & Get Rid of Curse of Vanishing in Minecraft?

by Farhan Shaikh
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The curse of Vanishing in Minecraft is an enchantment that causes the item to disappear on death. In Minecraft that are different types of curses from which we are going to discuss the curse of vanishing. In this article, we will share details of what is the curse of vanishing and how you can remove it.


What is the Curse of Vanishing?

The curse of vanishing is an enchantment used on tools, weapons, and armor that causes them to break when the wearer dies. It is one of the two cursed enchantments that will change the gameplay in a challenging or a negative way. This curse can be on any item if it has received at least one enchantment. Once the item is cursed it will go to death only, the item will not drop or won’t be recoverable. The item will be completely deleted from the game.

What does the enchantment curse of vanishing do?

It helps the player to troll any friend with whom they are playing. If the player applied the curse on any tool of the other one, then they will lose that tool. The item will be gone permanently from the game. One can add curse to any weapon, tool, or armor. As of now, the maximum level of the vanishing curse enchantment is level 1, so the player can curse the item up to the curse of vanishing 1.

So, what can you do to remove or get rid of the curse of vanishing? Let’s check out.

How to Remove Curse of Vanishing in Minecraft?

Unfortunately, there is no way to remove the curse, once the item, a weapon in the game is affected. However, we have got a solution to this that will help you to remove the vanishing curse in Minecraft.

Get Rid of Curse of Vanishing in Minecraft

Step 1:

To remove the curse of vanishing, you need to find the same item as the cursed one. Then go to your crafting table and craft the item that is cursed, like if it’s the saddle, then make a saddle in the crafting table.

Step 2: 

Once the item or tool is ready, merge the two-item together in the crafting table. (the cursed one, and the normal one.)

Likewise, you can remove the cursed item and repair the damage of that item or weapon.

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How do you get a Curse of Vanishing?

In Java edition, there are three ways of getting curse of vanishing, they are:

  • fishing,
  • chest loot 
  • trading with librarian Villagers

In Bedrock Edition, the curse is obtained from trading with librarian Villagers.

9 Types of Minecraft Curses

There are different types of Minecraft curses, and they are as follows:

  1. Curse of Binding
  2. Curse of vanishing
  3. curse of sickening
  4. Bad Omen
  5. curse of weakening
  6. curse of clumsiness
  7. Curse of confusion
  8. Miner’s misfortune
  9.  curse of slowness
Is Curse of Vanishing good?

It is a unique enchantment, that is marked in red on any item. If you have it on a powerful item then it is not good.

What to do with the curse of vanishing items?

When an item is cursed, it will disappear from the game, once the player loses the game or dies in the game.


So, this is all about the Curse of Vanishing, and how to get rid of it. We hope this guide was helpful to you. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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Weird Guy September 15, 2023 - 9:54 am

Or you can just use a grindstone…

Astropsychic August 17, 2023 - 10:54 am

Great guide! Removing the Curse of Vanishing in Minecraft has always been a head-scratcher for me. Your step-by-step instructions made it so much easier to understand and follow.

Mechelle Allen October 26, 2021 - 3:49 am

Liars! I did merge the cursed item with a normal item on the crafting table and all it did was get rid of everything BUT the curse of vanishing!