In Java Edition, Sharpness adds
1 + (0.5 * (level - 1)) extra damage.
In Bedrock Edition, each level of Sharpness adds 1.25 extra damage.
Damage per hit
These tables detail how much damage is done per attack based on the level of enchantment used, assuming the target is not wearing armor and the attack is fully charged.[Java Edition only] Critical damage is in parentheses.
|In Java Edition||1||1.5||2||2.5||3|
|In Bedrock Edition||1.25||2.5||3.75||5||6.25|
Sharpness, Smite, Chopping, and Bane of Arthropods are mutually exclusive. However, if commands are used to have two or more of these enchantments on the same item, their effects stack.[Java Edition only]
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| id = 9
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3||Added Sharpness.|
|1.8||14w02a||Sharpness V can now be applied to a sword without the use of an anvil.|
|1.9||15w36a||Previously, Sharpness added 1.25 damage per level; see Armor/Before Java Edition 1.9 § Enchantments for the effect of pre-1.9 Protection.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|Combat Tests||Combat Test 4||Sharpness can now be applied to axes.|
|Sharpness is mutually exclusive with new enchantment Chopping.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.12.1||build 1||Added Sharpness.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU7||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||1.0.1||Added Sharpness.|