Steve (mob)

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This article is about the removed mob. For the controllable character, see Player.
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This page describes content that exists only in outdated versions of Minecraft.
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This mob existed only in Java Edition Indev: Versions 0.31 20100129 and 0.31 20100130
Steve (mob)
Steve (mob).png
Health points

20♥ × 10



Hitbox size

Height: 2 blocks

Steve was a passive humanoid mob, used for testing purposes, available from Java Edition Indev 0.31 20100129 until 0.31 20100131 (for 2 days).


Steve in the world, along with Black Steve to the left in red.

Steve spawned randomly in the world.[more information needed]


Steve was a passive mob. It had no animation, so it glided and jumped aimlessly around the world in the same pose, and would never pause or stop moving.

Upon death, Steve would not fall over to the ground or flash red or white and appear to die, as most mobs do. It would just disappear shortly thereafter, and drop the items it was designated to drop.


Upon death, Steve drops:

Data values[edit]


NameSavegame IDNumeric ID
[No displayed name]? ?


Java Edition Indev
January 29, 2010Steve is shown in a video posted by Notch.[note 1]
At that point, it had been stated that the player avatar would look like Steve in the future, albeit with a miner hat and a different skin.[citation needed]
0.3120100129Steve (mob).png Added Steve.
Steve was made by Dock, the artist for Minecraft at the time, along with the similar-looking mob Black Steve.
20100131Steve has been removed.


  • Steve, as well as all the other mobs made by Dock, have no animation because of inability of MD3 loader. They just glide around in the same pose. However, the MD3 model itself contains an animation of it walking.[more information needed]

See also[edit]


  1. Archive is available at