All Minecraft Mobs – Hostile, Neutral and Passive

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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

HOSTILE MOBS
CreeperCharged CreeperSkeleton Whiter SkeletonZombie Zombie Villager Blaze Drowned Endermite Evoker Ghast Guardian Husk Pillager Phantom Magma CubeIllusioner Elder GuardianEnder DragonWither Boss Witch Vindicator Vex Stray Slime Silverfish Shulker Ravager
NEUTRAL MOBS
Bees Spider Cave spider Enderman Dolphin Llama Trader LlamaIron GolemPolar BearWolfZombie Pigman
PASSIVE MOBS
Cow Bat Chicken Cod Cat Donkey Panda Ocelot Mule Mooshroom Horse Giant Fox Parrot Pig Rabbit Salmon Skeleton HorseSheep Squid Snow ManTurtle Tropical FishVillager Zombie Horse NPCWandering TraderPufferfish

Hostile Mobs

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.

Creeper

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.

Charged Creeper

The Charged Creeper is a Creeper after it has been struck by lightning. 

Skeleton

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.

Whiter Skeleton

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. 

Zombie

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. 

Zombie Villager

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. 

Blaze

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. 

Drowned

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. 

Endermite

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. 

Evoker

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. 

Ghast

The Ghast is found in the Nether Biome. It attacks by shooting fireballs at you. It has a total of 10 health points. 

Guardian

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. 

Husk

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. 

Pillager

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. 

Phantom

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. 

Magma Cube

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.

Illusioner

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. 

Elder Guardian

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. 

Ender Dragon

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. 

Wither Boss

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.

Witch

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. 

Vindicator

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.

Vex

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.

Stray

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

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

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. 

Shulker

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. 

Ravager

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

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

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. 

Spider

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. 

Cave Spider

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. 

Enderman

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. 

Dolphin

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. 

Llama

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. 

Trader Llama

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. 

Iron Golem

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. 

Polar Bear

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. 

Wolf

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. 

Zombie Pigman

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

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.

Cow

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. 

Bat

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. 

Chicken

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

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. 

Cat

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.

Donkey

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.

Panda

Pandas can be found in Jungle biomes. Pandas do not drop any items. It has a total of 20 health points. 

Ocelot

An Ocelot is found in the Jungle biome. It will not drop anything when killed. It has a total of 10 health points. 

Mule

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. 

Mooshroom(Mushroom cow)

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. 

Horse

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. 

Giant

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. 

Fox

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. 

Parrot

Parrots are commonly found in the Jungle biome. They will drop between 1 and 2 feathers. They have a total of 6 health points.

Pig

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. 

Rabbit

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

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. 

Skeleton Horse

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

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

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. 

Snow Man

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. 

Turtle

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

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. 

Villager

Villagers can be found in villages. They do not drop anything if you kill them. A villager’s total health is 20 points.

Zombie Horse

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

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. 

Wandering Trader

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. 

Pufferfish

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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