Black Steve spawned randomly in the world.[more information needed]
Black Steve was a passive mob. It had no animation, so it glided aimlessly around the world in the same pose. Upon death, Black Steve would not fall over to the ground or flash red or white and appear to die, as most mobs do. It would just disappear shortly thereafter, and drop the items it was designated to drop.
Upon death, Black Steve drops:
|Name||Savegame ID||Numeric ID|
|[No displayed name]|
|Java Edition Indev|
|January 29, 2010||Black Steve is shown in a video posted by Notch.[note 1]|
|0.31||20100129||Added Black Steve.|
|Black Steve was made by Dock, the artist for Minecraft, at the time, along with the similar-looking mob Steve.|
|20100130||Black Steve now also drops string, feather and gunpowder.|
|20100131||Black Steve has now been removed.|
- Black Steve, as well as all the other mobs made by Dock, has no animation.
- Black Steve is the name of a character in 2007–08 television series Code Monkeys.
- Archive is available at https://youtube.com/watch?v=nlZR7_nKMaI .