The beta announcement trailer for Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Minecraft headed to mobile devices, provided a host of information on the upcoming game. That included brand-new versions of classic Minecraft mobs, like a muddy pig. Now modders have taken the mobs shown in the Minecraft Earth videos and added them into the Java edition, using a bit of artistic license to create mechanics for them.

Modder Velvoxel Raptor’s Minecraft Earth mod for Minecraft adds in a few new mobs, associated items, and gameplay mechanics to Minecraft Java. What’s neat is that these creatures all have a transformation process, whereby the ‘normal’ versions can change into the mobs shown in Minecraft Earth trailers.

There’s the muddy pig, for instance – using the mod, you can make mud by putting dirt blocks into water blocks, and you’ll sink into it if you walk over it. The same is true of pigs, and if you lure one into a mud block, it’ll take damage until it dies, and then immediately respawn as a muddy pig, complete with a flower perched on its head.

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