Invisibility

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Invisibility
Invisibility.png
Sources

See #Causes

Particle

#7F8392 (light gray)

Effect ID
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Invisibility is a status effect that turns entities invisible.

Mechanics[edit]

The visible parts of a decorated llama, an enderman, a saddled pig, a shulker, a charged creeper and a spider.

Causes the mob to disappear (except for bosses). Certain features of entities do not disappear: Armor, held items, stuck arrows, any particles emitted, a shulker's yellow head, the eyes of cave spiders, endermen/phantoms/spiders' eyes, a llama's carpet decoration, a pig's saddle and the aura of a charged creeper.


Causes[edit]

Cause Potency Length Notes
Potion of Invisibility I 3:00 Wandering Traders drink one of these two. Which of them is unknown.
Potion of Invisibility (extended) I 8:00 Wandering Traders drink one of these two. Which of them is unknown.
Splash Potion of Invisibility I ?
Splash Potion of Invisibility (extended) I ?
Lingering Potion of Invisibility I ?
Lingering Potion of Invisibility (extended) I ?
Arrow of Invisibility I ?
Arrow of Invisibility (extended) I ?
Illusioner I ? Only when casting duplicate spell
Spawning within the world Only applies to spiders on Hard difficulty

Immune mobs[edit]

While no mob is immune to the effect,[needs testing] it is practically ineffective on some mobs, especially the Ender Dragon

Notes[edit]

  • Mobs will not attack or sense the player until the player is much closer than normal. A player with no armor will be detected at 7% of the usual detection distance. Any single piece of armor increases this to 17.5% of the usual distance, and each additional piece increases this by another 17.5%. After detecting the player, a mob will continue to follow as it does when the player is not invisible.
  • Additional methods of reducing detection by mobs include:
    • Sneaking reduces the detection range to 80% of usual, and stacks with Invisibility.
    • Wearing the corresponding mob head reduces the detection range of skeletons, zombies, and creepers to 50% of usual, and stacks with Invisibility.
  • Players in Spectator mode will see invisible entities as translucent instead.

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Potion Name ID‌[JE only] Numeric ID‌[BE only]
Invisibility invisibility 7
Invisibility (extended) long_invisibility 8
Effect Name ID Numeric ID
Invisibility invisibility 14


Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Internal ID
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Furious CocktailHave every potion effect applied at the same timeLocal BreweryHave all of these 13 potion effects applied to the player at the same time.minecraft:nether/all_potions
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngHow Did We Get Here?Have every effect applied at the same timeA Furious CocktailHave all of these 23 effects applied to the player at the same time. In Java Edition 1.14,‌[upcoming] additionally have these 2 effects applied at the same time.minecraft:nether/all_effects

History[edit]

Java Edition Beta
1.8?Added Invisibility. Not yet functional.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2Potions which grant the Invisibility effect are added. It still doesn't function
milk will now clear the invisibility effect.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3No longer has an associated potion.
1.4.212w34aWill now function, and turns mobs invisible. Players under its effect cannot be detected by other players.
A potion and splash potion of Invisibility have been implemented and added to Creative mode.
1.6.113w24aSpiders will now have a rare chance to spawn with the invisibility on hard difficulty.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.1419w08aImproved the Invisibility status effect to allow it to correctly work in many cases where it did not.
Guardians no longer see invisible players.
Zombies and illagers no longer see invisible villagers and wandering traders.
The wither no longer sees invisible players.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.11.0build 1Added Invisibility which unobtainable.
0.12.1build 1Invisibility can be obtained from potion and splash potion of invisibility.
0.15.0build 1Added Arrow of Invisibility which inflict invisibility.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Invisibiliy can be obtained from Lingering potion of invisibility.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.3Wandering trader will hide by drinking potion of invisibility during nightfall, when hurt by projectile and magic, or when avoid zombie and illager to make it invisible.
Improved the Invisibility status effect to allow it to correctly work in many cases where it did not.
Zombies and illagers no longer see invisible villagers and wandering traders.
beta 1.11.0.5Changed effect icon texture.