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Minecraft Interactive Experience

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For the boost in Minecraft Earth, see MCE:Boost.
Health Boost
Sources

None

Particle

#F87D23 (orange)

Type

Positive

Health Boost is an unused status effect that increases a player's (or mob's) maximum health.

Effect

Adds 4 Heart (icon).png Heart (icon).png maximum health per level. Unlike Absorption, the added hearts are empty at first, but can be healed through the usual methods (such as natural regeneration and the Regeneration and Instant Health effects).

When the effect ends, any extra health is lost.

Immune mobs

Boss mobs are unaffected.

Notes

Actual health may be above the base value after the effect ends and are not capped, unless the entity is healed. Extra hearts of a mounted mob can be seen while riding it.

Data values

ID

Java Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID Translation key
Health Boosthealth_boost21effect.minecraft.health_boost

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID Translation key
Health Boosthealth_boost21potion.healthBoost

History

Java Edition
1.6.113w23b Health Boost JE1 BE1.png Added Health Boost.
Normal Golden Apples now grant 1:30 of Health Boost.
13w24bNormal Golden Apples no longer grant Health Boost, instead granting Absorption
1.915w49a Health Boost JE2 BE2.png The effect icon texture of Health Boost has now been changed.
1.1418w43a Health Boost JE3 BE3.png The effect icon texture of Health Boost has now been changed, once again.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.11.0build 1 Health Boost JE1 BE1.png Added Health Boost.
Bedrock Edition
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.10 Health Boost JE2 BE2.png The effect icon texture of Health Boost has now been changed.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3 Health Boost JE3 BE3.png The effect icon texture of Health Boost has now been changed, once again

Issues

Issues relating to "Health Boost" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia

  • The maximum health the player can achieve using Health Boost and Absorption is 2068 Heart (icon).png × 1034.
    • A player who gets max health using the method above, and then adds Regeneration with the level of 255 while healing to 1034 hearts, sees the view jolt, even in Creative mode[verify], as if taking damage. This also happens when the effect ends.
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