Height: 0.3 Blocks
Occasionally when an ender pearl lands
Endermites are the smallest hostile mobs in Minecraft.
Using an ender pearl has a 5% chance of spawning an endermite.
Endermites drop 3 experience when killed by a player or tamed wolf.
Endermites will attack players within 16 blocks of them.
Endermites despawn within 2 minutes, regardless of the player's distance from the endermite, except for when they have been named with a name tag. If a mob attacks an endermite, any endermites in the area will become hostile towards that mob.[Java Edition only]
Endermites can attack endermen when spawned with a spawn egg.[Bedrock Edition only]
Endermites will take suffocation damage if standing on soul sand, because their height is less than that of a slab.
Endermites will spawn two portal particles around them.
The endermite is based on the silverfish, so they will sometimes try to enter blocks when idle, but can't.
Endermen will attempt to kill endermites, provided they were spawned from ender pearls.
- See also: Chunk format
Endermites have entity data associated with them that contain various properties of the mob. Their entity ID is
- Entity data
|Endermen are hostile to endermites.|
|Endermites have a 15% chance of spawning when an enderman teleports (with that chance decreasing by 1 percentage point per endermite spawn) and a 5% chance to spawn when a player uses an ender pearl.|
|Endermites have a texture of a purple silverfish.|
|14w11b||Endermites will no longer despawn when named with a name tag.|
|14w17a||Endermites will now have a unique model.|
|Endermen are now no longer hostile to non-pearl-spawned endermites.|
|14w28a||Endermites will now no longer spawn from endermen.|
|1.11||16w32a||The endermite's entity ID has now been changed from |
|1.0||build 1||Added endermites.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU31||CU19||1.22||Patch 3||Added endermites.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|