Five Hidden Facts About Witches In Minecraft

Minecraft is a game where you use various blocks to create your own 3D world with virtually infinite terrain. It is one of the few games which lets your creativity out without any limits. However the peaceful world of Minecraft also has some hostile mobs.

In the marshy swamps on Minecraft, players can find a villager lookalike mob. However these creatures are not as peaceful as villagers. Witches are one of the oldest mobs in Minecraft. It is a hostile mob who uses potions to damage enemies and buff herself.

Here are some hidden facts about Minecraft witches

5. Witches Do Not Attack Villagers

Even though Minecraft does not have an exact lore, players have come up with some of their theories. Fans speculate that witches were originally villager. When a villager is hit by thunder, it turns into a witch.

Also, they do not attack villagers in Minecraft. Witches  support illagers during pillager raids. Instead of attacking villagers, they ignore them.

4. Witch is neither illager nor villager

Even though witches share many similarities with both illagers and villagers in Minecraft, however they are not considered among them. Despite helping villagers during raids they are still considered as hostile mobs.

3. Witch has a mouth

As the witch’s character is based on villagers, they share many similarities. There are minor details which not a lot of players know, one of them is witches having mouth. Players can see it while drinking potions, they lift their long, magical noses and reveal their mouths.

2. Largest loot table

There are various mobs in Minecraft and almost each one of them drops items after getting killed by a player. Witches are capable of dropping multiple unique items. 

Players can build afk farms to

get the following items:

  • Glass bottles
  • Glowstone dust
  • Gunpowder
  • Redstone dust
  • Spider eyes
  • Sugar
  • Sticks

Players can kill a witch while its drinking potion to have a chance of getting:

  • Potion of Healing
  • Potion of Fire Resistance
  • Potion of Swiftness
  • Potion of Water Breathing

1. Witches are based on Baba Yaga

Minecraft developers have made the game hugely inspired from real-world stories, animals, structures, and more. Witches are based on Baba Yaga, supernatural being from Slavic folklore who lives in swamp huts.

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