Tutorials/Cave spider farming

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Cave spiders are dangerous, and small: smaller than a half slab. However, with some skills and care, it is possible to farm them.

Spawning area[edit | edit source]

See also: Tutorials/Monster Spawner traps

The spawning area is generally the same as for other monster spawner-based traps, however remember that cave spiders are smaller.

Grinder[edit | edit source]

A manual cave spider grinder.
Another cave spider farm.

Because of their size, ability to hold breath underwater, and ability to climb walls, lava, water and gravity grinders are ineffective or not as effective on them.

Manual grinders require a hole that is too narrow for cave spiders while allowing players to attack them easily. One way of making one is a fence next to a closed door: