Minecraft Endermite: Location, Attacks and more!

The Minecraft Endermite is a very rare mob that can only spawn from Ender Pearls and even has a very low chance of spawning. Here are all you need to know about it!

Minecraft Endermite
Minecraft Endermite: All you need to know!

Minecraft has many mobs that are found throughout the Overworld and in other dimensions as well. In this article we take a look at the Minecraft Endermite and all its features.

Minecraft mobs are divided into a few categories based on their behaviour around the players. These are:

  • Neutral
  • Passive
  • Hostile

The mobs are distributed throughout the world but every one of them have their uses. The Minecraft Endermite falls in the 3rd category and are a very rare mob in the game which can only be spawned by one particular method!

Minecraft Endermite

Minecraft Endermite
Minecraft Endermite

The Endermite is the smallest hostile mob that the players can get in the game and can only be spawned through a Ender Pearl.

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The Endermite is a very rare mob spawn that only spawns when a players throws a Ender pearl on the ground. This has a 5% chance of occurring in all modes. When spawning they have purple Nether portal particles around them.

They will always de-spawn after 2 minutes but players can put a name tag on it to prevent this.

Behaviour & Attacks

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Minecraft Endermite are hostile mobs that will attack any player within a radius of 16 blocks. They will also be hostile towards any mobs that will attack them as well.

They are also hostile towards Iron Golems and Endermen and will attack any in range as soon as they see them. However, they attack them back as well.

Endermen are hostile towards any Endermite in a 64 block radius and exterminate them.

They deal 3 Health damage on Hard mode and have 8 health points, which is 4 hearts. Players can defeat them with a normal sword or enchanting their weapons with Bane of Arthropods.


Minecraft Endermite

The Endermites drop nothing of importance and only drop 3 EXP orbs when killed.

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