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Maggots are small, slow-moving passive mobs.

Spawning Edit

Natural generation Edit

Maggots spawn on grass blocks at light levels of 9 or more with at least 1 block space above. They often spawn in groups of 4 during world generation.

Undead mobs Edit

1–4 maggots will spawn in the place of an undead horsemob, undead horse or undead wyvern upon its death.

Maggots are about 0.8 blocks long and 0.3–0.4 blocks tall.

Drops Edit

Maggots drop 0–2 slimeballs when killed. This can be increased with the Looting enchantment. They also drop 1–3 experience when killed by a player or tamed wolf.

Behavior Edit

Maggots wander around aimlessly, avoiding cliffs high enough to cause fall damage, and staying out of water. Like snails, maggots are very slow mobs. And unlike other insects, maggots cannot fly and only dwell on the ground.

Since maggots are passive, slow-moving and cannot fly, this makes them vulnerable against attacks from bigger mobs that target insects, such as bears, kitties, and boars.

 History Edit

Version

v8.0.0 DEVa Edit

- Improved maggot animation.

v5.2.0 DEV Edit

- Maggots now turn red when hit.

v5.1.4 Edit

- Added maggots.

Trivia Edit

  • Maggots are a relatively easy source of getting slimeballs without having to find slimes, which can otherwise be a tedious task.
  • Maggots are the only insects that drop an item when killed.

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