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For the Java Edition version of this guide, see Java Edition guides/Buzzy Bees.

This guide is a simplified overview of all the changes in the Buzzy Bees update (Bedrock Edition 1.14.x releases), which assumes at least some familiarity with Bedrock Edition 1.13.x releases.



Name Image Habitat Drops Note
Bee BE
Spawn near bee nests.
  • Inflict poison if provoked
  • Attack in a swarm



Name Image Obtaining Tool Required Uses
Beehive JE1 BE1
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Any Planks +

  • Can be mined with any tool or by hand, but axes are fastest.
  • Houses bees.
  • If the player breaks or havests honey from it, its bees will become hostile to the player.
    • Bees inside the hive will not turn hostile if it is harvested with Silk Touch, but bees outside the hive will.
    • Bees will not turn hostile if there is a campfire underneath the hive when honeycombs or honey bottles are harvested.
Bee Nest
Bee Nest JE1 BE1

Spawn naturally in flower forests, plains, and sunflower plains biomes.

  • Can be mined with any tool enchanted with Silk Touch.
  • Functions the same as beehives.
Honey Block
Honey Block JE1 BE2
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Honey Bottle

  • Can be broken instantly, regardless of held items.
  • Works the same way as slime blocks.
    • Does not stick to slime blocks.
  • Carries mobs along that are standing on it while being moved, in contrast to slime blocks.
  • Mobs will usually avoid walking on them.
  • Entities can slide down its sides, similar to a ladder.
  • Falling on it absorbs 80% of fall damage.
Honeycomb Block
Honeycomb Block JE1 BE1
Ingredients Crafting recipe

  • Can be broken with any tool.
  • Decorative block.


Name Image Changed
  • Can now harvest honeycombs when dispensing shears on bee nests and beehives filled with honey.
    • The honeycomb items will be dropped on the ground.
  • Can now collect water bottles and honey bottles when dispensing glass bottles on water and beehives.
Slime Block Slime Block BE2Slime Block
  • Changed texture to match Java Edition's



Name Image Obtaining Uses
Honey Bottle Honey Bottle JE1 BE2
  • Obtained by using a bottle on beehives/nests with a honey_level of 5.
  • Restores 6 (🍗🍗🍗).
  • Used to craft honey blocks.
  • Can be consumed regardless of the player's hunger.
Honeycomb Honeycomb JE2 BE2
  • Obtained by using shears on beehives/nests with a honey_level of 5.
  • Used to craft beehives and honeycomb blocks.
Bee's Spawn Egg Bee Spawn Egg
  • Can be obtained only via creative inventory.


Name Image Changed
Lead Lead

Spawn eggs

  • Are now sorted alphabetically in the Creative inventory.



Name Changed
  • The player can no longer start swimming in 1-block deep water.