You have probably been wondering what are all the Minecraft mobs? In this guide, we will look at what mobs are and we will look at the many mobs in Minecraft.
The term mob is short for mobile and it includes any mobile creature roaming the world. Some are hostile, some are passive and some are neutral. Some of the most common mobs include zombies, creepers, skeleton, and spiders. There are many other mobs.
Check out the list that provides details and descriptions of each mob. Details such as hostility level, where to find them, chosen weapons if any and attack method.
We will begin with the hostile mobs as they are the most important. Hostile mobs will attack you on sight.
You can use the table below to jump to mob types
Creeper • Charged Creeper • Skeleton • Whiter Skeleton • Zombie • Zombie Villager • Blaze • Drowned • Endermite • Evoker • Ghast • Guardian • Husk • Pillager • Phantom • Magma Cube • Illusioner • Elder Guardian • Ender Dragon • Wither Boss • Witch • Vindicator • Vex • Stray • Slime • Silverfish • Shulker • Ravager
Bees • Spider • Cave spider • Enderman • Dolphin • Llama • Trader Llama • Iron Golem • Polar Bear • Wolf • Zombie Pigman
Cow • Bat • Chicken • Cod • Cat • Donkey • Panda • Ocelot • Mule • Mooshroom • Horse • Giant • Fox • Parrot • Pig • Rabbit • Salmon • Skeleton Horse • Sheep • Squid • Snow Man • Turtle • Tropical Fish • Villager • Zombie Horse • NPC • Wandering Trader • Pufferfish
Hostile mobs can be found throughout the world. They are hostile because they will attack you on sight. Here you will find a list of all the hostile mobs in Minecraft.
Creepers are most commonly found in light levels 7 or less. They will most often spawn during the night or in darkness.
Note, that creepers can survive daylight. They use TNT as a weapon. If the player gets too close, the creeper will blow itself up using TNT. Creepers have a total health of 20 points.
The Charged Creeper is a Creeper after it has been struck by lightning.
Skeletons are most commonly found in light levels 7 or less. Similar to the Creeper it will most commonly spawn during the night. It can also survive the day time, provided it is cloudy or raining.
The Skeleton uses a bow and arrow as a weapon. It can be quite annoying and difficult to get close to. When daylight comes and a Skeleton has spawned during the night, it will burst into flames and die. Skeletons have a total health of 20 points.
The Whiter Skeleton is found in the Nether Biome. It attacked players with a stone sword. Upon striking you, you will be infected with the Wither effect for 10 seconds. The Wither Skeleton has a total of 20 health points.
The Zombie is most commonly found in light levels 7 or less. It most commonly spawns at night time. When daylight comes, the Zombie bursts into flames and dies.
However, if it is raining or near a tree, it will be protected from the sun. Zombies move towards you and hit you to attack. In some rare cases, the Zombie will have a weapon.
Moreover, Zombies can also pick up weapons and armor and equip them. The Zombie has a total of 22 health points.
Similar to the Zombie above. However, a Zombie Villager spawns when a Zombie attacks a villager. Turning the villager into a Zombie. They are most commonly found in or near villages. To attack you, it moves towards you and strikes. Zombie Villagers have a total of 22 points of health.
A Blaze is only found in the Nether Biome within a Nether Fortress. To attack, Blaze’s shoot fireballs or burst into flames when near you. A Blaze has a total of 20 health points.
A Drowned is most commonly found in the Ocean or in River Biomes. A Zombie mob will become a Drowned if it drowns in water. Drowned attacks you similar to a Zombie.
However, sometimes it will carry a trident weapon. If it does, it will hit you with the trident. A Drowned has 22 health points.
An Endermite is found in the End Biome. Players need an End Portal to get to the End Biome. The Endermite mob moves towards you and hits you to attack. It has a total of 8 health points.
The Evoker mob is found in Woodland Mansions by searching the rooms in the mansion. The Evoker attacked by either two methods, Vex Summoning, and Fang Attack.
For Vex Summoning, the Evoker summons 2 to 4 smaller winged mobs called Vexes. Vexes have swords to attack you. For Fang Attack, it will fire a wave of fangs at you. The Evoker has a total of 24 health points.
The Ghast is found in the Nether Biome. It attacks by shooting fireballs at you. It has a total of 10 health points.
The Guardian can be found in the Ocean Biomes. They spawn inside the Guardian Temple also known as the Ocean Monument. They attack by firing a laser and performing a thorn-like attack. The Guardian has a total of 30 health points.
The Husk can be found in the Desert Biome in light levels of 7 or below. The Husk spawns in the dark. When daylight comes it will survive. It attacks you by hitting you.
When it hits you, it will deal damage as well as infecting you with the hunger effect for 30 seconds. The Husk has a total of 22 Health Points.
The Pillager can be found in the Overworld usually near a village. The Husk is dangerous. Equipped with a crossbow which it shoots arrows from. It has a total of 24 health points.
The Phantom can be found in the Overworld in light level 7 or below. The Phantom will only spawn if the player has not slept for a few days. Note, it cannot survive int he day time.
When daylight comes, the Phantom will burst into flames and die. It flies around the player making a screeching noise. It will eventually swoop down and attack. It has a total of 20 health points.
The Magma Cube can be found in the Nether Biome. It attacks you by jumping at you and bumping into you. There are 3 types of Magma Cubes, large, medium and small Magma Cubes.
The biggest Magma Cube deals the most damage when it hits you. The large Magma Cube has 16 health points. The Medium Magma has 4 health points and the small has 1 health point.
The Illusioner can only be spawned by summoning it. It never spawns naturally. It attacks you by firing arrows from a bow. It can also cast magic attacks on players. It can cast the blindness effect and duplicate effect. They Illusioner has a total of 32 health points.
The Elder Guardian can be found in the Deep Ocean Biome inside the Ocean Monument. It hurts you by firing a laser attack. It can also carry out a thorn-like attack and infect you with the mining fatigue. The Elder Guardian has a total of 80 points.
The Ender Dragon can be found in the End Biome. To attack you, it swoops down and dives at you, it also uses its Dragons Breath Ability. It has a total of 200 health points.
Note, the Ender Dragon can heal itself by using Ender Crystals. It is recommended to destroy all the Ender Crystals before taking it on.
The Wither Boss can only be summoned or built. It will never spawn naturally. You can find the materials to make the Wither Boss in the Nether Biome. It attacks you by throwing skeleton skulls at you. It has a total of 300 health points.
Witches can be found in the Overworld in lights level 7 or below. They will usually be in a witches hut. They use various methods to attack you called splash potions.
The splash potions that they use are the following: Weakness, Slowness, Harming, and Poison. The Witch has a total health of 26 points.
The Vindicator can be found in Woodlands Mansions. Most commonly in the top rooms on the top floor of the mansion. It is equipped with an iron axe that deals damage.
The Iron Axe is concealed until the Vindicator gets close to you. It has a total of 24 health points.
A Vex can be most commonly found in the Woodlands Mansions. Similar to all mobs in Woodlands Mansions, players have to explore the rooms on the top floor to find it.
It will strike you with an iron sword when it attacks. It has a total health of 14 points.
Strays can be found in the Snow biomes in light levels 7 or less. A Stray cannot survive daytime. Similar to other darkness mobs. It bursts into flames and dies in the daylight.
It fires arrows at you when it attacks. These arrows are enchanted with Slowness Effect. It has a total of 20 health points.
Slime can be found in the Swampland Biome in light levels of 8 or less. Slime will jump at you and hit into you to cause damage. There are 3 different Slime sizes. Large, medium and small.
The largest Slime deals the most damage and the smallest deals the least damage. Slime has different health based on its size. Large: 16 points, Medium: 4 points, Small: 1 point.
Silverfish can be found near the End Portal. A Silverfish gets close to you and strikes you. The Silverfish has a total of 8 Health Points.
The Shulker can only be found in the End Biome around the outer islands. The Shulker will be camouflaged with purpur blocks. It shoots Shulker bullets at you.
The bullets are seeker bullets and they will follow you until they hit you. When the bullet hits you, it infects you with the Levitation effect. This causes you to float upwards. The Shulker has a total of 30 health points.
Ravagers are found in the Overworld most commonly around villages. They charge and ram players to attack. The Ravagers total health is 100 points.
Neutral mobs can be found throughout Minecraft. Neutral means the mob will only attack when players hit it first. Neutral mobs include bees, spiders and more. Check out our list of Neutral Mobs in Minecraft below.
Bees are commonly found around Flower Forest Biomes. When the bees attack, They swarm the player, dealing poison damage with each blow.
They will die shortly after stinging you. Just like in real life. They have a total of 10 health points.
The Spider can be found in the Overworld in light levels 7 or less. To attack you, the spider jumps at you and tries to strike you. It has a total of 16 health points.
The Spider can be found in abandoned mineshafts. If you attack it, it will jump towards you and try to hit you. If successful it will cause poison damage. The Spider has a total of 12 health points.
The Enderman can be found in the Overworld and End Biome. In the Overworld, it will most commonly spawn in light level 7 or less. It uses teleportation to move towards you and strike you. It has a total of 40 health points.
The Dolphin can be found in Ocean Biomes. To attack, the dolphin will swim at you and hit into you. It has a total of 10 health points.
The Llama is most commonly found in the Extreme Hills biome and Savanna biome. If it attacks you, it spits at you. The Llama has between 30 and 15 health points.
The trader Llama can be found in the possession of a Wandering Trader(please see passive mob section). They also spit at you to attack. They follow the same health points as the Llama mentioned above.
The Iron Golem can be found close to villages. When they are provoked, they will walk towards you and hit you. Iron Golems have a total of 100 health points.
The Polar Bear can be found in the Snow Biomes. If provoked, it will stand on its back legs and pounce forward, striking you with its front paws. It has a total of 29 health points.
The Wolf can be found in Forest and Taiga biomes. When it attacks, it will jump towards you and bite. It has a total of 8 health points. You can tame a wolf to be your pet. It can also swim.
The Zombie Pigman is found in the Nether biome. When provoked it will attack you with its gold sword. It has a total of 22 health points.
Passive mobs are found throughout the Minecraft world. Passive means the mob will never attack you regardless of you hitting it. Passive mobs include chickens, cats, cows and more. Below is a full list of passive mobs in Minecraft.
The Cow is found in the Overworld. It is quite a common mob. Killing it will give 1 to 3 pieces of beef. It can also drop other items like leather and milk. The Cow has a total of 10 health points.
The Bat can be found in the Overworld. It will most commonly be found in caves or caverns. You will most commonly hear the bat screech before you see it. The bat does not drop anything when you kill it. It has a total of 6 health points.
Chickens can be found everywhere on land in the Overworld. If you kill them, they will drop 1 raw chicken, eggs and possibly feathers. The chicken has a total of 4 health points.
Cod is most commonly found in regular, lukewarm and cold ocean biomes. When you kill it, it drops 1 raw cod. Cod has a total of 3 health points.
Cats are found in villages and also in Witch huts. When you kill a cat(why would you kill a cat, that’s so mean) it can drop up to 2 pieces of string. It has a total of 10 health points.
The donkey can be found in the Plains biome. The donkey can be tamed and rode. If you kill it, it will drop leather and if equipped, the donkey can drop a saddle or a chest. Depending on the type of donkey. It can have between 15 and 30 health.
Pandas can be found in Jungle biomes. Pandas do not drop any items. It has a total of 20 health points.
An Ocelot is found in the Jungle biome. It will not drop anything when killed. It has a total of 10 health points.
A Mule can be found in the Plains biome. It will drop some leather and if equipped can drop a saddle or chest. Depending on the type of mule, it can have between 30 and 15 health points.
The Mooshroom can be found in the mushroom biome. It can drop everything a cow can(leather, raw beef, and milk. Shearing a mushroom cow will give players 5 mushrooms. If players use a bowl they will be rewarded with mushroom stew. It has a total of 10 health points.
A horse can be found in the Plains Biome. The horse will drop leather and if equipped will drop a saddle or horse armor. It has a total of 30 and 15 health points depending on the type of horse.
The Zombie mob must be summoned with a command, it will never spawn naturally. It has a total of 100 health points. It does not drop anything when killed.
Depending on the type of Fox(Red and Snowy). Foxes can be found either in the Taiga or Snowy Biomes. As in real life, foxes are nocturnal, so they will commonly be found at night. They can drop various items.
Foxes pick up things with their mouth, so they drop whatever is in their mouth upon killing them. Things a fox might drop include emeralds, feathers, eggs, leather, pork chops, wheat, rabbits hide and foot.
Parrots are commonly found in the Jungle biome. They will drop between 1 and 2 feathers. They have a total of 6 health points.
Pigs can be found all throughout the land in the Overworld. When killed, they drop 1 to 3 pieces of raw chicken and a saddle if equipped. It has a total of 10 health points.
Rabbits can be found in the Overworld on land. When killed, they may drop up to 1 raw rabbit or rabbit hide. They will also drop a rabbit’s foot. They have a total of 10 health points.
Salmon can be found in the River, Ocean and Frozen Ocean biomes. When killed it dops 1 raw salmon. It has a total of 3 health points.
A Skeleton horse is just a regular horse after it has been struck by lightning. If killed it drops, up to 2 bones and 1 saddle if equipped. It has a total of 53 health points.
Sheep can be found pretty much everywhere in the Overworld on land. It drops wool and up to 2 pieces of mutton.
It has a total of 10 health points. To get wool from the sheep, use shears. When the sheep eat grass, the wool will grow back instantly.
Squid are found in water in the Overworld. It drops up to 3 ink sacs if killed. It has a total health of 10 points.
The Snow Man needs to be built or summoned. It never spawns naturally. When you destroy a Snow Man it will drop between 1 and 10 snowballs. It has a total of 4 health points.
A turtle can be found in the Beach biome. When killed it drops 2 Sea Grass. You can get a turtle to follow you if you are holding Sea Grass. It has a total of 30 health points.
Tropical Fish can be found in Warm or Lukewarm Ocean biomes. When you kill them, you will be awarded 1 tropical fish. Tropical fish have a total of 3 health points.
Villagers can be found in villages. They do not drop anything if you kill them. A villager’s total health is 20 points.
The Zombie Horse has to be summoned using a command. It will never spawn naturally. If killed it can drop up to 2 rotten pieces of flesh. If a saddle is equipped, it will also drop it. It has a total of 53 health points.
NPC’s have to be created using an NPC Spawn Egg. NPCs cannot be killed or take damage. Therefore, they do not drop anything. They are used to run game commands.
The Wandering Trader can be found on land in the Overworld. They will have 2 lamas attached to them by a leash. If you kill them, they drop leashes, milk or a potion of invisibility. The Wandering Trader has a total of 20 health points.
The Pufferfish can be found swimming in Lukewarm and Warm Ocean biomes. It will never attack you. However, when it puffs up and you are too close to it. It can sting you. It has a total of 3 health points. Killing it will give you 1 Pufferfish.
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