What Do Axolotls Eat In Minecraft?

Details about the eating habits of this tropical fish

Axolotls are amphibious creatures that require some consideration for Minecraft fans. Here's a look at everything you need to know about them. 

Axolotls were added to Minecraft in its Minecraft Caves & Cliffs update.

What Are Axolotls Purpose in Minecraft?

Axolotls can spawn in any underground water source in Minecraft, assuming the player meets a few caveats. These include the need for the underground water source to be in total darkness and below sea level (y63).

They are generally indifferent to the player but can help them when battling other underwater and hostile creatures. If a player defeats a mob that an axolotl is attacking, they gain the Regeneration status effect and have Mining Fatigue removed from them if it currently exists. 

Players also unlock an achievement by teaming up with an axolotl. The achievement is called The Healing Power of Friendship!. 

When players wish to go fishing or travel underwater for a long distance, it's a good idea to recruit axolotls to protect them in a fight. It can defeat anything underwater other than a dolphin or turtle. 

What Do Axolotls Eat In Minecraft?

Axolotls eat tropical fish, which are usually in ocean biomes. To feed an axolotl, players need to use a bucket of tropical fish rather than individual fish. 

Instead of using a fishing rod, players must make a bucket then click on the block of water containing tropical fish to capture a bunch. 

Tropical fish can be tricky to capture, so it is also possible to buy a bucket of them from the Wandering Trader for one Emerald. 

How Do You Get an Axolotl in Minecraft?

To get one, you need to find it within an underground water resource. From there, place it in a bucket or attach it to a lead. It is also possible to breed them, gaining more axolotls.

To breed one, once you have two adult axolotls together, feed them both tropical fish until red hearts display above them. Doing this results in a baby axolotl that has the colors of one of its parents. It takes around 20 in-game minutes to reach maturity. You can speed up the process by using more tropical fish.

Can Axolotls Be Tamed in Minecraft?

Players can't tame axolotls in the conventional sense. However, they are not hostile to the player. You can pick them up, put them in a bucket, and rehome them in a pond or lake. It is also possible to attach a lead to an axolotl, but the creature will die after five minutes of being out of water. The only way to avoid this is if it is raining or a thunderstorm. 

What Is the Rarest Axolotl Color in Minecraft?

Minecraft axolotls come in five different colors. These include Lucy (pink), Wild (brown), Gold, Cyan, and Blue. The blue one is the rarest type and has a 0.083% chance of spawning naturally or when breeding. 

Don't count on seeing a blue one any time soon. It's unlikely.

  • What do axolotls drop in Minecraft?

    When axolotls die in Minecraft, they usually drop experience orbs.

  • What kills axolotls in Minecraft?

    Axolotls in Minecraft need to be in water at least two blocks deep within 16 blocks of a path of water to survive. Being out of water for more than five minutes will kill them. Axolotls can also be killed when they're out of water and passengers in a boat. They don't die on land during rain or thunderstorms.

  • Do axolotls attack other mobs?

    Axolotls will attack seaborne threats, including a Drowned. They won't, however, attack dolphins or turtles.

  • Why don't axolotls attack humans?

    While axolotls do occasionally bite their owners, it's not out of aggression. Axolotls are food-motivated and may mistake hands for food. Otherwise, axolotls are sensitive and more likely to be hurt by humans than to attack humans.

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