Seriously though ..there is something about certain small islands that seems to attract them. Hope that helps! Cookies help us deliver our Services. I know that if you breed a mob, then it, it's breeding partner, and the offspring will never despawn. It has happened to one of my horses that had iron horse armour and it was attached to a fence with a lead. Passive mobs/animals: If you feed them, they won't despawn. If anyone has any answers, would you please help a homie out? You can also take a nametag (which you can get by fishing, or finding in chests in dungeons and stuff) and rename it in an anvil, then click the mob with it, and they'll be named and won't despawn. Thank you for all your responses! ... per-tick. 1 year ago. /entcount gave a result from 0 entities and 0 animals, when the ocelot disappeared. I gave up on keeping animals in pens due to them disappearing, but then I found some small islands (ex: southwest area on new tutorial) that regularly spawns herds of everything. Animals that are not stuck in a space smaller than 20 by 20 blocks will despawn. Sorry.. But as long as you feed a passive mob at least once they wont despawn. Banner designed by u/JuulH from r/BannerRequest! 61.7k. Hello there, me and my cousin play on our Minecraft Realm together (Minecraft Windows Version). Mobsters: if you throw a weapon/tool (sword, shovel, axe, anything lol) or some armour (again, any type) at them, they'll pick it up and won't despawn. This will help me with a zoo I have been planning for, thank you :), Back in the day they wouldn't respawn if you make them hold something. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Also, I would like confirmation on fish despawning as well since they are said to despawn a lot. one of my foxes despawned and he had a name tag on him. Subreddit for all your Minecraft questions, tips, and building advice. report. level 1. Yes, putting a name tag on just about any mob will prevent it from despawning. I know there are a lot of other discussions on this topic, but many have since been outdated. Also, I would like confirmation on fish despawning as well since they are said to despawn a lot. So, is there any way to prevent monster despawn? mobs randomly despawn outside of a 32 block sphere of a player, and despawn instantly past 128 meters. There for they really vanished. share. Discussion in 'Performance Tweaking' started by Supreme123452, Nov 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM. Despawn is a term used for the game mechanic involved when a mob, a dropped item or another unplaced object disappears after a particular amount of time, during a certain time of day, or in a particular situation. Name tags will stop any mob from despawning. Mobs will despawn upon death. If the mob is a zombie (or variant) or skeleton (or variant), you can give it an item (block to hold, armor to wear, etc) and that makes it so it won't despawn. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. So far this has happened to 2 of my pets. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, ... ambient, animal, monster, and water. I have some fences built and a lot of sheep, pigs, cows etc. For the game mechanic that works oppositely, see Spawn. As far as I know, passive mobs do not despawn, ever. Both did not despawn the first time they have been alone on the res. Spawning refers to players and mobs being created and placed in the game world. Name-tagged fish shouldn't despawn, although there were a lot of issues with 1.13 and fish mechanics, so it's possible there may still be issues there. save. there, but they keep getting less and less when I go somewhere and come back. Posted by 5 days ago. Hopefully it'll get fixed sometime soon. I’ve heard a lot about name tags, and that they completely prevent despawning of both monsters and animals, but I am unsure if this is true or not. Also any fish that you catch with a bucket and then release will not despawn, so no need to name tag those. I'm fairly sure in the Java edition of the game (this probably applies to the other versions too) dropping some armour and having a zombie or skeleton wear it will prevent it from despawning. There is also a minecraft wiki for any further information. Some zombies (not sure about skeletons) cannot pick up items, so sometimes this may not work. Both despawned eventually. Both have been shut in a room, the wolf with walls several blocks thick. SpigotMC - High Performance Minecraft. It's like every time I open my world a varying amount of animals disappear regardless of being named, attached to leads, or within a 20 block area. Clarify some points: Animals will not spawn in the spawn chunk (where you spawned) Animals will not spawn within 16 blocks of a player - Monsters will not spawn within 22 blocks of a player, but once they move closer than 22 blocks to the player they cannot despawn.