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For the mechanic used with villagers, see Trading.

An adult Piglin "inspecting" a gold ingot.


A baby Piglin "inspecting" a gold ingot.

Bartering is a form of trading with Piglins and a gameplay mechanic in Minecraft where a player throws or right-clicks a gold ingot at a piglin and they examine it for six seconds [Java Edition only] or eight seconds,[Bedrock Edition only] at which point the piglin will toss any one of the following random items to the player:

[The following list is for 1.16.2+]


  • If the gamerule mobGriefing is set to false, Piglins will not attempt to barter.
  • Piglin Brutes cannot be bartered with.
  • The items given to you can help you survive/live in the Nether or escape it
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