Below layer 63, light level of 4 or less
Bats are passive mobs.
Bats are 4th smallest mobs in the game.
Bats sleep during the day and become active at night. A bat will hang upside down when it is idle, but once the player approaches, the bat will fly away. Bats cannot hang on transparent or non-solid blocks.
Bats will squeak (similar to its real life function of echolocation).
Bats do not recognize lava as obstruction and can fly into it.
Bats will see players even when they are invisible.
|12w42a||Bats no longer "trample" crops nor do they activate tripwire or pressure plates.|
|1.4-pre||Added bat sound.|
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- Bats tend to fly to the east whenever given a choice.
- It is impossible to attach a lead to a bat, although they are friendly mobs.