Template:Mob2Goats are tamable mobs that eat items.


Natural generation

Goats spawn on grass blocks at light levels of 9 or more with at least 2 block space above. They often spawn in groups of 4 during world generation, which includes males, females and kids.


Goats come in six different colors: white, gray, brown, gray-brown, gray-white and white-brown.


Goats drop 0-2 leather upon death. They drop 1 to 3 experience when killed by a player or tamed wolf.

Female goats can be milked by right-clicking on them with a bucket.


Male Goat Milked

A male goat lowering its head after attempting to milk it.

Goats are neutral, and will react to being hit. If a male is provoked, it will ram at you with h its horns. A male will also attack you if you attempt to milk it with an empty bucket. Goats can be heard bleating occasionally, with females emitting different bleats to that of males.

Goats are attracted to item entities floating on the ground, and will eat any item nearby, including diamonds. Therefore, it's recommended to keep your valuables in a chest to keep them safe from goats. A goat will also follow you if you have any edible item in hand.


Male goats will fight between themselves, but they don't take damage by doing so. This is characterised by the goats lowering their heads, raising their tails and charging at each other. When a goat gets knocked back by another goat, it is possible for one to get knocked over a fence, so a higher wall or separation of males would be suggested for containment.


A goat can be tamed by feeding it any edible food item, even normal and enchanted golden apples. The goat will then be able to be named. To change the goat's name, right-click on it with a book or medallion. To heal a hurt goat, feed it with any edible item. Goats can also be leashed, but the goat may eat the lead if it breaks.

Tamed goats will not attack the player if provoked, but males will if you attempt to milk them.



v8.0.0 DEVa

- Decreased frequency of goat bleats.

v5.2.0 DEV

- Fixed bug with invisible ropes on goats.


- Goats are no longer tamed by food they find, you have to give them food by right clicking on them so they become tame.

- Goat size changed so they fit through doors.


- Added goats.

Goats are really easy to tame, just drop any edible (food) item nearby. Once tamed, you can name them. you can also change the name by right clicking on the goat while holding a medallion.

Tamed and wild goats will follow you if you are carrying any edible items in your hand.

You can use a rope on tamed goat to make them follow you.

You can milk female goats. Female goats don't have a goatie and have shorter horns.

Don't try to milk a male goat.

Male goats will fight back if provoked. They will also fight between themselves. They won't fight to death and will calm down after a short while.

Goats are quite omnivorous. They will eat ANY item or floating blocks that are nearby. Even diamonds. If you die next to a goat it will have a feast with your dropped items. You have been warned :)


  • Since goats eat any item on the ground, they can be useful if you have lots of unneeded items.
  • When harvesting crops, be sure there are no goats nearby or else they will eat the items.
  • Since female goats can be milked and they can be stored inside an amulet, goats can be used as a portable milk source.


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