dec: 344 hex: 158 bin: 101011000
Eggs are items that can be used to craft food items, or used as a throwable entity.
- See also: Egg farming tutorial
Chickens lay eggs every 5–10 minutes and these can be collected while on the ground.
|Cake||Milk Bucket +
|After crafting the cake, the milk will become buckets, which will remain in the crafting grid.|
|Pumpkin Pie||Pumpkin +
Players are able to throw eggs and deal knockback to mobs and other players, but no damage will be dealt, similar to a snowball. Throwing eggs at neutral mobs will provoke them. Eggs can also be fired from dispensers and are affected by gravity.
When thrown, an egg has a 1⁄8 chance of spawning a chick. If this occurs, there is a 1⁄32 chance of spawning three additional chicks (on average, 1 out of every 256 eggs will spawn 4 chicks). In other words, whenever an egg is thrown, there is a 31⁄256 chance of spawning 1 chick and a 1⁄256 chance of spawning four chicks.
The expected value of the number of chicks an egg produces is 35⁄256 or 0.137. This means that on average, spawning a single chicken requires 7.3 eggs, a stack of 16 eggs will spawn 2.192 chicks, and a full inventory including the hotbar and off-hand (
37 * 16 = 592 eggs) will spawn approximately 81 chicks. If the inventory is at maximum capacity (including shulker boxes, which means 15,984 eggs), then you could expect to get about 2,190 chicks.
- See also: Chunk format
Thrown eggs have entity data which define various properties of the entity. Their entity ID is
- Tags common to all entities see Template:Nbt inherit/entity/template
- Tags common to all projectiles see Template:Nbt inherit/projectile/template
shake: The "shake" when arrows hit a block.
owner: The uuid of the entity this projectile was thrown by.
L: Thrower UUIDLeast. Used to generate UUID.
M: Thrower UUIDMost. Used to generate UUID.
|Icon||Achievement||In-game description||Actual requirements (if different)||Availability||Xbox points earned||Trophy type (PS)|
||The Lie||Wheat, sugar, milk, and eggs!||Pick up a cake from a crafting table output.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||40G||Silver|
|Java Edition Alpha|
|Java Edition Beta|
|1.0||Eggs are now throwable at the request of a fan as a result of Twitter conversation about a man eating his USB, if Notch added egg throwing.|
|1.2||Eggs are now used to craft cake.|
|Sound Update||The egg's throw sound has now been changed.|
|1.0.0||Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2||Breeding has now been added, making eggs easier to obtain.|
|1.4.2||12w37a||Eggs are now used to craft pumpkin pie.|
|1.9||15w32a||Eggs will now no longer damage the ender dragon.|
|1.11||16w32a||The entity ID has been changed from |
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 344.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.7.0||Added eggs. They can be used to craft cake.|
|0.8.0||build 2||Eggs are now used to craft pumpkin pie.|
|build 3||Thrown eggs will now have a chance of spawning baby chickens.|
|1.1||alpha 126.96.36.199||The entity ID is changed from |
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||Added eggs.|
- Eggs will break midfall if hit by another projectile; the chance of spawning a baby chicken is not affected.
- Throwing an egg at a nether portal will break the egg when it hits the portal.