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Speed

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Speed
Speed.png
Potion of SwiftnessSplash Potion of SwiftnessLingering Potion of Swiftness
Sources

See § Causes

Particle

#7CAFC6 (electric blue)

Type

Positive

Speed is a status effect that increases an entity's walking speed by 20% multiplied by the effect level. It expands a player's field of view (FOV) accordingly. Negative levels decrease speed.

Causes[edit]

Cause Potency Length Notes
Potion of Swiftness I 3:00 Witches drink this potion if their target is over 11 blocks away.
Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 8:00
Potion of Swiftness II II 1:30
Splash Potion of Swiftness I 3:00
Splash Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 8:00
Splash Potion of Swiftness II II 1:30
Lingering Potion of Swiftness I 0:45
Lingering Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 2:00
Lingering Potion of Swiftness II II 0:22
Arrow of Swiftness I 0:22
Arrow of Swiftness (extended) I 1:00
Arrow of Swiftness II II 0:11
Beacon set to Speed I 0:05 – 0:17 Replenishes when in range.
Beacon set to Speed II II 0:17 Replenishes when in range. Requires beacon pyramid level 4.
Spawning within the world I Indefinite[1] Only applies to some spiders on Hard difficulty.[more information needed]

Unaffected mobs[edit]

Boss mobs are immune to the Speed effect. While not immune, flying mobs are unaffected by the Speed effect.[2] Shulkers are also unaffected by, though not immune to, Speed.

Notes[edit]

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Speedspeed 1effect.minecraft.speed

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Speedspeed 1potion.moveSpeed

Advancements[edit]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID

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A Furious Cocktail
Have every potion effect applied at the same timeLocal BreweryHave all of these 13 potion effects applied to the player at the same time. Beacon effects also count for the purposes of this advancement. Other potion effects, if any, may be applied to the player, but are ignored for this advancement.nether/all_potions

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How Did We Get Here?
Have every effect applied at the same timeA Furious CocktailHave all of these 26 effects applied to the player at the same time. Beacon effects also count for the purposes of this advancement. Other status effects, if any, may be applied to the player, but are ignored for this advancement.
Note: This is a hidden advancement, meaning that it can only be viewed by the player after completing it.
nether/all_effects

History[edit]

Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseSpeed is added along with 18 other status effects but it is unobtainable as no potions are added yet.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2Speed can now be obtained through potions.
Added an inventory sprite for speed.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3Changed how speed potions are brewed.
Added the Potion of Swiftness (normal, extended and level II)
1.4.2?Added the ability to get speed from a beacon.
1.6.113w24aSpiders now have a chance of spawning with Speed on Hard difficulty.
1.915w31aAdded the Arrow of Swiftness.
?Potions no longer use damage values to determine their effect, the effects moved to the Potion NBT.
1.1418w43a Changed effect icon texture.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.11.0build 1 Speed is added but unobtainable at the time.
0.12.1build 1Speed can now be obtained through potions and splash potion.
0.14.0build 1Added witch that can drink potion of swiftness to grant itself speed effect.
0.15.0build 1Speed can be obtained from arrow of swiftness.
0.16.0build 4Speed can be obtained from beacon.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Speed can be obtained from lingering potion of swiftness.
Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.5 Changed effect icon texture.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU11.0Patch 11.0.1Added speed, which can be obtained by a Potion of Swiftness or Splash Potion of Swiftness.
TU19CU71.12Added the ability to get speed from a beacon.
TU46CU361.38Patch 15Added the Lingering Potion of Swiftness.
Added the Arrow of Swiftness.
1.90 Changed effect icon texture.

Issues[edit]

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

Trivia[edit]

  • Speed allows slimes to jump farther. High levels of speed can make slimes bounce out of view with just one jump.

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. The time is technically set to the integer limit of 2^31 ticks. This is equivalent of about 3.4 years.
  2. MC-40949 - Flying mobs do not obey generic.movementSpeed attribute