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Which Biomes Generate Pumpkins[edit source]

The article mentions that pumpkins generate in "most overworld biomes", and that since 1.2.0 it generates in "many of the newly added biomes". This leaves the question; If it generates in most biomes (thus it does not generate in all biomes), which biomes are in- and excluded? My guess would be that only the ocean and river biomes are excluded, does anyone know for sure? 12:10, 6 May 2016 (UTC)

I'm fairly certain that pumpkins also don't generate in desert, mesa, savanna, ice mountains, and extreme hills. A definitive answer would be nice though. Anomie x, could you have a look at the code? —Fenhl 12:39, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
It looks like all biomes except End and Void will try to generate pumpkins, but there are a few caveats:
  • This only happens in the Overworld and the End. If you mod the Nether to use overworld biomes instead of Hell, you still wouldn't get pumpkins (or Overworld ores and a bunch of other stuff, for that matter).
  • Pumpkins only generate on grass blocks, thus biomes without grass will not be able to generate pumpkins and biomes with very little grass will have proportionally fewer pumpkins.
  • Pumpkins only generate in air blocks and most plants (e.g. grass, flowers) are generated before pumpkins, thus biomes with lots of plants will have proportionally fewer pumpkins.
HTH. Anomie x (talk) 13:31, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
Sealbudsman Note that the snow layer cover in snowy biomes is generated after pumpkins are placed. Anomie x (talk) 19:11, 6 May 2016 (UTC)
Oh thanks, I should have asked. I was poking around briefly in MCP, looking for when snow is laid, but I must have forgot about it by time of writing. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 19:44, 6 May 2016 (UTC)