Carrot on a Stick
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|“||Carrots on sticks! Get on your pig and tell it where to go!||„|
|—The Pretty Scary Update promo poster|
A carrot on a stick is an item that can be used to control saddled pigs.
Obtaining[edit | edit source]
Crafting[edit | edit source]
The carrot must be placed at a diagonal below the fishing rod. It is possible to craft a carrot on a stick without a crafting table.
|Fishing Rod +
|The fishing rod must not be damaged to craft the carrot on a stick.|
|Damaged Carrot on a Stick||The durability of the two carrot on a sticks is added together, plus an extra 5% durability.|
Usage[edit | edit source]
Riding a pig[edit | edit source]
To use a carrot on a stick, the player must first saddle a pig. The pig will then move in the direction that the carrot on a stick points to. Also, if the player holds a carrot on a stick, all pigs will follow the player.
To make the pig run faster, the player can press use while holding the carrot on a stick. This is called "boosting." Each boost costs 7 durability. If the carrot on a stick has less than 7 durability, the boost cannot be used. After a boost is used, the player may switch to another item while retaining the boost. If the carrot on a stick's durability is depleted, it turns back into a fishing rod.
The speed of a mounted pig is at 4.00 m/s, boosting it doubles the speed to 8.00 m/s. These speeds are unaffected by potions of Swiftness. The boost takes 5 seconds to warm up and lasts 40 seconds. Therefore, it is possible to travel up to 340 blocks on a single boost without holding the carrot on a stick.
Enchantments[edit | edit source]
A carrot on a stick can receive the following enchantments, but only through an anvil:
Video[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
|August 28, 2012||Dinnerbone released images of saddled pigs being controlled with carrots. They will start slow but will end up going up to 5 blocks per second (5m/sec). Wheat was considered as a "fuel" along with carrots, and Dinnerbone eventually decided upon carrots.|
|1.4.2||12w36a||Added carrot on a stick. The player does not get back a fishing rod once the stick is used up.|
|12w37a||Carrots on sticks now have a durability meter, and can be used to give saddled pigs a burst of speed when right-clicked. The carrot on stick no longer needs to be held when pigs have the burst of speed.|
|12w38a||Using up a carrot on a stick now returns a fishing rod.|
|1.4.6||12w50a||A carrot on a stick can now be enchanted with unbreaking via an enchanted book and an anvil.|
|1.8.2||1.8.2-pre7||Crafting a carrot on a stick now removes all enchantments on the original fishing rod.|
|1.9||16w05b||Durability is not reduced merely by riding a pig, only by using the speed boost.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.15.0||build 1||Added carrot on a stick.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU14||CU1||1.04||Patch 1||Added carrot on a stick.|
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