Everything you Need to Know about new Bees

01.12.2023

Everything you Need to Know about new Bees

The world really does need the adorable little bumblebees more than ever. Therefore, introducing the new mob to Minecraft will help millions of Minecraft gamers understand and love the role these tiny insects play on our planet.

Minecraft is a game with many complicated systems. It is important to understand how Minecraft interacts with the world. This guide will help you to learn everything you need to use these adorable new mobs.

How to play the Minecraft Bee version update

Java Snapshot 19w34a is available. To experience the new Minecraft bees, you just need to fire up Java Minecraft. Make sure the version text to your left of the green Play button says "Latest snapshot (19w34a).

If you only see "Latest release(1.14.4)," click the Text to open the menu. You should be able select the Bee Update Build. Although you might need to wait for the game to download, once the Play button lights up, it's all good!

How to find bees on Minecraft

Three distinct biomes are preferred by Minecraft bees: Plains, Flower Forest, and Sunflower Plains. You might have trouble finding them if they spawn in the Tundra. But if you venture out into warmer climates, it shouldn't be too difficult to find them.

Minecraft bee-haviour

Because bees are like real bees, they will stop attacking after one hit. They will also die after one hit, leaving nothing behind. Bees will get mad if you try to knock down a Bee Nest or Bee Hive while they are inside their home. You should also be careful if you do this in a bee biome.

Bees don't seek revenge for your aggressive behavior, and will only leave their homes to collect pollen from nearby plants. They are smart like that. They aren't likely to go too far and will stick to one "favorite flower". However, once they have collected pollen (visible from the particle effects around their bodies), the busy bees will return to deposit the goods in their nest. They will stay there for a while before going out again.

Bees sleep at night, and they don't like rain, so don't expect to see them out in the rain.

Bee Nests and Hives

It is more difficult to find a Bee Nest than a single bee. One bee flies around while the other is stationary. The easiest way to locate a Bee Nest is to follow a bee home.

You don't have to worry about them, Minecraft bees won't mind you following them for a while. They are completely neutral mobs. They may take some time to return home, but if you follow them around enough, they'll eventually take you to their humble home.

Honeycomb and Honey: What do they serve?

Honey can be bottled to make a quick and delicious treat. You can enjoy Honey straight from the bottle, just like a potion. However, it isn't a new kind of food. Although it's quite good at what they do, you can't stack them so they don't have the same utility as other rarer consumables. You can even make honey into sugar!

Honeycomb is more of an ingredient for crafting. To make a Bee Hive, you can combine it with any Wooden Plank.

How to collect honey and honeycomb in Minecraft

An Empty bottle with a full Bee Nest, or Bee Hive is all you need to collect Honey. Before you can harvest honey, the bees must have deposited five lots. When the nest is ready to harvest, the texture will change to show the golden nectar spilling out of its two holes and dropping onto the floor below.

You can also use Shears on this state's Bee Nest to get lots of Honeycombs, even if you don't want the honey!

What is the difference between a Bee Nest in Minecraft and a Bee Hive?

You can create your own bee hive and cultivate them wherever you like. They can be bred using flowers and can even help other flowers grow. This means that you can provide a home and breed bees. You can also harvest honey from the Bee Hives as the bees dance in your garden.

Honey dispensers

You can also use shears to collect Honeycomb in the initial stages of setting up your bee farm. Nifty, right?

How to move a Bee Nest or Hive

To get the Bee Nest block or Bee Hive (complete with bees), you'll need a tool that has the "silk touch" magic. If you hit the home without Silk Touch, you'll lose your home and Honey. You'll also likely have a bunch furious bees trying to kill you.

Make sure to place a Campfire under any Bee Nest or Bee Hive that you want to use. The smoke will cause the bees to go into "chill" mode. This means they won't fly far from their home again. This handy tool will allow you to return all bees to the nest.

That's it!

We can guarantee you that if you are able to master the art of redstone contraptions, you will be well on your path to creating a fully-automated Honey farming operation. This farm will provide sweet and delicious Honey that is readily available for your next adventure. We want to emphasize the importance of taking good care of the bees. They provide us with many more benefits than we might realize.