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Snowballs are throwable items.
- See also: Tutorials/Snow farming
Snowballs can be obtained by breaking snow blocks (4 snowballs) when using a shovel without silk touch and by breaking snow layers using a shovel (1-8 snowballs, one per layer).
Snow Golems drop 0-15 snowballs upon death.
Snowballs are able to knockback mobs and gives the same effect as if the mob were being damaged. They deal 3 () to blazes and 1 () to Ender Dragons, but no damage to other mobs. Snowballs can also be fired from dispensers. Snowballs are affected by gravity.
|1.0.5_01||Snowballs now stack to 8.|
|New snowball sound effect.|
|1.0.6||Snowballs now stack up to 16.|
|Thrown snowballs no longer disappear.|
|1.1.1||No longer possible to obtain more than four snowballs from a solid snow block (was previously able to obtain 4-6 snowballs per snow block allowing an infinite number of snowballs to be made.)|
|1.0.0||Ghasts no longer shoot flaming snowballs.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.4.0||Snowballs can now be thrown.|
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