In Minecraft, pigs are one of the best sources of huntable food. They are one of the few mobs that drop cookable meat, and the only mob that specifically only drops food. User bigboomtag changes this with the Mo’ Pigs mod, by adding more variants of pigs to the game that drop more items!
Six different pigs are introduced in this mod:
Yes… A cookie pig. We’ll get to that later.
The Ender Pig
This is by far my favorite new mob added, simply because it looks awesome. It is simply a pig with the Ender skin and particles applied to it, and behaves like Enderman:
Ender Pig drops Ender Pearls when slain, and has 30 health. It is important to note that this pig will NOT drop meat, so if you are starving, perhaps you should find another target!
The Zombie Pig
Just like a regular zombie, this pig will set on fire if it is exposed to daylight. Despite being a zombie, it is still pretty cute…
Zombie pigs will drop rotten flesh when defeated. They are weaker than ender pigs, with only 20 health. Once again, they will not drop porkchops.
The Skeleton Pig
Again, this pig will set on fire in the sunlight. It looks just like a skeleton (other than the fact that it is a pig) and drops bones and arrows when slain:
These pigs have 30 health, just like ender pigs.
The Snow Pig
Okay – this pig is downright adorable. It looks to be an albino pig with pure white fur and red eyes:
Unlike the previous pigs, this one will drop food after its 20 hitpoints are taken. It drops both raw and cooked porkchops, which doesn’t entirely make sense to me – but hey, free food with less work!
The Evil Pig
Basically the opposite of a snow pig in appearance, evil pigs are mostly black with the same beady red eyes.
These pigs have 20 hp and will drop either rotten flesh, cooked porkchops, or a combination of both when defeated. This makes more sense than the snow pig as one might assume they came from the Nether.
The Cookie Pig
Alright – finally, we have the best pig of all. This pig is unique from the others in that it will drop cookies similarly to how a chicken drops eggs:
As if looking like a cookie wasn’t awesome enough, it will also drop regular and cooked porkchops, should you decide to kill it. It is a bit more resilient than other pigs, however, with 50 hp – perhaps better to keep around for cookie farms.
Cookie farms… That just sounds awesome. If only it worked like that in real life.
How to install Mo’ Pigs Mod for Minecraft 1.7+
Download and install Minecraft Forge mod loader
Download the latest version of Mo’ Pigs.
Hold Windows key and press R to open the Run… dialog, or go to Start > Run.
Enter %appdata% and navigate to your .minecraft/mods folder.
Drag and drop the .zip file downloaded in step 2 into this folder.
What other types of pigs do you think would be interesting to see in this mod? Leave your ideas in the comments! I think a Steve pig would be hilarious.