What is the rarest Axolotl in Minecraft and how to get it?

Axolotls in Minecraft are the cutest aquatic predators that are introduced in the Caves and Cliffs update and the Blue Variant among them is the rarest!

rarest Axolotl in Minecraft
How to get the rarest Axolotl in Minecraft?

Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update has bought in many new mobs and one of them is the Axolotl. In this article we take a look at the rarest Axolotl in Minecraft and how to find it.

Axolotls are one of the most popular additions that the developers have introduced in the 1.17 Caves and Cliffs update. The Axolotls are aquatic mobs and can help the player by defeating their enemies with them! There are several variants to the mob coming is different colors.

Down below is the rarest Axolotl in Minecraft and how to get it.

Axolotls and their Variants

rarest Axolotl in Minecraft
Axolotls

Axolotls are aquatic mobs that are neutral towards the players but will attack all other aquatic mobs except dolphins and turtles.

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Players cannot tame them but they can carry them around with a Bucket! Players can often create a army a Axolotls in Minecraft and defeat big underwater threats like Guardians and Drowned. Their uses in the water biomes has made them the most popular mob among the ones released in Caves and Cliffs update.

rarest Axolotl in Minecraft
Axolotls colors

There are variants of Axolotls where they come in different colors. Players may try to collect all of them and so we list them all here:

  • Lucy
  • Wild
  • Gold
  • Cyan
  • Blue

The Axolotls come in 5 colors and these are Lucy (pink), Wild (Brown), Gold, cyan and blue. Among all of them, the Blue Axolotl in Minecraft is the rarest.

Rarest Axolotl in Minecraft and how to get it?

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As mentioned above, the Blue Variant is the rarest Axolotl and is very hard to get. In Java Edition, the Blue Variant has a chance of 0.083% to spawn in the wilds. However, even this small fraction will not exist in the future updates.

rarest Axolotl in Minecraft
rarest Axolotl in Minecraft

In Bedrock Edition and the upcoming update for Java, the rarest Axolotl in Minecraft can only be obtained by a slight chance of mutation during breeding. When breeding two Axolotls using Buckets of Tropical Fish, regardless of the colors of the parents, there is a 0.083% chance that the offspring will mutate and take on the Blue Color, not matching any of the parents.

Other times the offspring will take on the color of any one of the parent Axolotls.

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