This article is about the item used to craft turtle shell helmets. For the helmet, see
Scutes are items that baby turtles drop when they grow into adults. They can be used to craft turtle shells which can be used to brew the potion of the Turtle Master.
Obtaining [ edit ]
Mob loot [ edit ]
turtles drop a single scute when they grow up into adults, which is the only way possible to obtain the item.
Scutes can be crafted into
Crafting ingredient [ edit ]
Repairing [ edit ]
Scutes are the
repair items for the turtle armor material, and thus can be used to repair turtle shells in an anvil.
Trading [ edit ]
villagers have a 2⁄ 3 chance to buy 4 scutes for an emerald as part of their trades. [
] Java Edition only
Expert-level cleric villagers have a 50% chance to buy 4 scutes for an emerald as part of their seventh trades.
] Bedrock Edition only
Expert-level leatherworker villagers buy 4 scutes for an emerald as part of their trades.
Data values [ edit ]
Name Namespaced ID Form Translation key Scute
Name Namespaced ID Alias ID ( BE) Numeric ID Form Translation key Scute
History [ edit ]
Issues relating to "Scute" are maintained on the
bug tracker. Report issues there.
Scutes used to be called "Turtle Shell Pieces", they were renamed after it was pointed out that "Scute" was a more technical term. 
References [ edit ]