A sword is a weapon in Minecraft. There are five types of swords: The Wooden Sword, Stone Sword, Iron Sword, Gold Sword and Diamond Sword. Out of all of them, the Diamond Sword deals the most damage, and is most durable.
Recipe for Wooden Sword: x2 Wood Planks and x1 Stick
Recipe for Stone Sword: x2 Cobblestone and x1 Stick
Recipe for Iron Sword: x2 Iron Ingots and x1 Stick
Recipe for Gold Sword: x2 Gold Ingots and x1 Stick
Recipe for Diamond Sword: x2 Diamond and x1 Stick