dec: 332 hex: 14C bin: 101001100
|— Duncan Geere|
Snowballs are throwable combat items.
A shovel without the Silk Touch enchantment can get 4 snowballs by breaking a snow block, and 1–8 snowballs by breaking snow layers – one per layer. The Fortune enchantment does not affect these amounts.
Snow golems drop 0–15 snowballs upon death.
Snowballs can be found in 66.3% of snowy village house chests in stacks of 1–7.
Snowballs can be thrown by using them, similar to an egg. They are affected by gravity.
Snowballs can be fired from dispensers.
|Sound||Subtitle||Namespaced ID||Subtitle ID||Source||Pitch||Volume||Attenuation distance|
|Icon||Achievement||In-game description||Actual requirements (if different)||Availability||Xbox points earned||Trophy type (PS)|
|S-no Throw||Win a single round of Snowball Tumble without throwing any Snowballs.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||40G||Silver|
|Snow Storm||Hit a single Player with 25 Snowballs in a single public round.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||40G||Silver|
|Hotshot||Hit a Player with a Snowball while falling into the Lava.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||40G||Silver|
|Snowplough||Push three Players into Lava using Snowballs in a single public round.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||15G||Bronze|
|Overlord||Stay on the top layer while winning a round in a Snowball Tumble Mini Game.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||15G||Bronze|
|Underdog||Win a Tumble game whilst on the lowest layer in a Snowball Tumble Mini Game.||Yes||Yes||No||Wii U, Switch||15G||Bronze|
Snowballs have entity data that define various properties of the entity.
- Entity data
- 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 projectiles 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.
- Item: The item to render as, may be absent.
- Tags common to all items see Template:Nbt inherit/itemnoslot/template
|Java Edition Alpha|
|Snowballs are used to craft snow blocks.|
|v1.0.5_01||Snowballs now stack to 8 - previously they could stack up to 64.|
|Added a new snowball sound effect.|
|v1.0.6||Snowballs now stack up to 16.|
|Thrown snowballs no longer disappear.|
|v1.1.1||It is no longer possible to obtain more than four snowballs from a solid snow block (the player was previously able to obtain 4-6 snowballs per snow block allowing an infinite number of snowballs to be made).|
|Java Edition Beta|
|Sound Update||The throw sound of snowballs has now been changed.|
|1.0.0||?||Ghasts no longer shoot flaming snowballs.|
|1.9||15w32a||Snowballs no longer damage the ender dragon.|
|1.11||16w32a||The entity ID has now been changed from |
|1.13||17w47a||Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 332.|
|1.14||18w43a||The texture of snowballs has now been changed.|
|19w08a||The texture of snowballs has now been changed, once again.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|Combat Tests||Combat Test 4||Snowballs now stack to 64.|
|Snowballs now have 4-tick cooldown and are not rendered for the first 2 ticks to prevent screen flickering.|
|Combat Test 5||Snowballs now can hit players (as opposed to simply breaking on them and doing nothing)|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|Snowballs can be used to craft snow blocks.|
|0.4.0||Snowballs can now be thrown.|
|0.11.0||build 14||Snowballs are now available in the creative inventory.|
|0.12.0||Snowballs now deal damage to blazes.|
|0.12.1||build 1||Added snow golems, which drop snowballs.|
|1.10.0||beta 188.8.131.52||The texture of snowballs has now been changed.|
|1.11.0||beta 184.108.40.206||Snowballs can now be found in some snowy tundra village house chests.|
|beta 220.127.116.11||The texture of snowballs has now been changed, once again.|
|Legacy Console Edition|
|TU1||CU1||1.0||Patch 1||1.0.1||Added snowballs.|
|PlayStation 4 Edition|
|1.90||The texture of snowballs has now been changed.|
|New Nintendo 3DS Edition|
- "Taking Inventory: Snowball" – Minecraft.net, March 8, 2019