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[edit]Snowball
Snowball.png
Snowball
Type

Weapons

Durability

N/A

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (16)

Network ID

11

Savegame ID

Snowball

First appearance

Alpha 1.0.5

Data value

dec: 332 hex: 14C bin: 101001100

Name

snowball

Snowballs are throwable items.

Obtaining[edit]

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[edit]

Snow Golems drop 0-15 snowballs upon death.

Usage[edit]

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe

Snow

Snowball




Grid layout Arrow (small).png Snow
Snowball Snowball
Snowball Snowball

Combat[edit]

Snowballs are able to knockback mobs and gives the same effect as if the mob were being damaged. They deal 3 (Heart.svgHalf Heart.svg) to blazes and 1 (Half Heart.svg) to Ender Dragons, but no damage to other mobs. Snowballs can also be fired from dispensers. Snowballs are affected by gravity.

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Alpha
1.0.5 Added snowballs.
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.)
Official release
1.0.0 Ghasts no longer shoot flaming snowballs.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.3.0 Added snowballs.
0.4.0 Snowballs can now be thrown.
Console Edition
TU1 Added snowballs.

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