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How to Harvest Honey Using Bees in Minecraft

If you want to harvest honey in Minecraft using bees, here are a few pointers to help you get started.

Updated: Jun 9, 2022 1:56 pm
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Bees in Minecraft are neutral-type mobs that are not hostile towards you unless disturbed. If you get stung by a bee, it will eventually die as it loses its stinger which makes it tricky to approach them. If you want to harvest honey in Minecraft using bees, here are a few pointers to help you get started.

How to Find Bees in Minecraft?

You can find Minecraft Bees near flower nests, bee nests, and sunflower plains biomes. All bees spawn naturally and can carry five different levels of honey, which serve as a communication system between other bees in Minecraft.

How to Tame Minecraft Bees

Before you capture any bees in Minecraft, here’s what you need to know about them. If you attack bees, you can be stung which does damage to you and can kill you. If you survive the damage, you will take poison damage for ten seconds as well.

To lure and tame bees in Minecraft, you need to use flowers to lure them in and attach a leash on them. Once captured, bring bees back to your Minecraft house and you will be able to use bees for harvesting

How to Harvest Honey in Minecraft

Honeycomb Be Nest Minecraft Shears

If you want to harvest honey in Minecraft, you can use honey bottles or honeycombs. 

Honey Bottles: Using an empty glass on a hive or bee nest that is full of honey will allow you to harvest honey. You can use honey bottles to make your own honey block or beehives.

Honeycombs: You can use shears on bee nests at max capacity to produce honeycombs. Bee nests are more likely to level up if you let the bees pass through without disturbing the nests.

If you want to make beehives in Minecraft to harvest honey, you will need to use wood planks and honeycomb. In your crafting grid, place three wood planks of any color in the top three and bottom three slots. Fill the remaining slots in the middle row with honeycombs and you will be able to craft your own beehives.

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