Goat

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For the DLC mob in Minecraft Dungeons, see MCD:Goat.
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This page describes content that may be included in a future update for Bedrock Edition.
This content has appeared in 1.16.210 development versions, but the full update containing it has not been released yet.
This content is locked behind the experimental gameplay option in Bedrock Edition.
Goat
Goat BE1.pngGoat (one horn) BE1.pngGoat (no horn) BE1.png
Goat BE1.pngGoat (one horn) BE1.pngGoat (no horn) BE1.png
Health points

10♥♥♥♥♥

Behavior

Neutral

Attack strength

Easy: 3♥♥
Normal: 5♥♥♥
Hard: 7♥♥♥♥

Hitbox size

Adult:
Height: 0.9 Blocks
Width: 1.3 Blocks
Baby:
Height: 0.45 Blocks
Width: 0.65 Blocks

Spawn

Mountains

Items usable on

Goats are neutral mobs found in mountains.

Spawning[edit]

Groups of 2 to 3 goats spawn on extreme hills at the surface at a light level of 7 or higher, however, mountains is only a temporary spawn.[1]

Behavior[edit]

Sometimes, a goat jumps up to 10 blocks high into the air. This usually happens if the goat is trying to cross an obstacle like a small hole in the ground or powder snow.

Goats take 20♥ × 10 less fall damage and also avoid walking into powder snow. While avoiding walking over powder snow, they also might jump over it, sometimes even in a narrow jumping area.

Attacking[edit]

Every 10–15 seconds, if a goat has seen a mob or player who has not moved since, the goat attacks from up to 16 blocks away, except for other goats. After choosing something to attack, the goat performs a small charging animation, then runs quickly toward the target and hits them, dealing significant knockback. The ram can travel up to 9 blocks.

If the goat misses and instead hits a block, it has a chance of dropping a goat horn. If both horns are dropped, then no more goat horns are dropped when the goat charges a block.

Goats do not attack back if attacked by a player or mob. When attacked, they exhibit the same panicky fleeing that passive mobs exhibit.

Breeding[edit]

Main article: Breeding

Goats follow players that are within 10 blocks who are holding wheat. If goats are fed wheat, they enter love mode and breed. Like other animals that can breed, the player is granted 1–7 experience when they are bred.

Drops[edit]

  • 1 goat horn when struck against a solid block, can only be dropped two times per goat.
  • 1–2 raw mutton (cooked mutton if killed while on fire). The maximum amount is increased by 1 per level of Looting, for a maximum of 1–5 with Looting III.

Upon successful breeding, 1–7 is dropped.

Killing a baby goat yields no items nor experience.

Milking[edit]

A goat is milked by using a bucket on it, yielding a milk bucket.

Sounds[edit]

SoundSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDVolumePitch
Hostile CreaturesGoat prepares to ram charge[sound 1]mob.goat.charge1.00.8, 1.2
  1. As of 1.16.210.51 this temporarily uses vex attack sounds (see bug MCPE-104156)

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Goatgoat128entity.goat.name

History[edit]

September 28, 2019Goats are announced to be part of the Mountains biome in the biome vote at MINECON Live 2019
Mountains wins the biome vote, including goats in the planned biome.
October 3, 2020Goat BE1.png Goat BE1.png In-game footage of goats are shown at Minecraft Live 2020, to be released in the Caves & Cliffs update.
Bedrock Edition
1.16.200beta 1.16.200.52Goat BE1.png Goat BE1.png Added goats and kids, which are available only via Experimental Gameplay.
Goats make the sound of a player being hit.
Goats currently uses the vex's charging sound as a placeholder when preparing to ram charge.[2]
releaseGoats have been made inaccessible in the full release.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.16.210beta 1.16.210.51Goats now only drop 2 goat horns each.
Goats now drop 1-2 mutton.
Goat (one horn) BE1.png Goat (no horn) BE1.png Goats now show missing goat horns in the model.
Baby goats now have half knockback when using a ram attack.
Goats no longer attack armor stands.[3]
Goats now attack shulkers.
Goats now only produce one baby goat at a time when breeding.
beta 1.16.210.53Goats now avoid walking onto powder snow while path-finding.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Goat" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "Minecraft Beta - 1.16.200.52 (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)" – Minecraft Feedback, October 28, 2020.
  2. MCPE-104156
  3. MCPE-104159 – "Goat attacks armor stands" – resolved as "Fixed"
  4. "Goats, made in Blockbench:"@blockbench