It's theoretically possible to beat Minecraft without picking up a single item

In this video, an astoundingly dedicated player demonstrates how to complete Minecraft without ever picking up an item.

It requires an example of unbelievable luck -- an End Portal which already has 12 eyes in it -- and some save scumming to beat the Ender Dragon with one's fists.

Here's the embed, via Reddit:

Beating Minecraft with no items from r/nextfuckinglevel