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This article is about the joke feature. For the gray hostile mob, see Silverfish.
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This article documents an April Fools' joke. 
This feature was exclusively part of a joke version and is not currently planned for addition to regular Minecraft.
It is documented here on the wiki due to being officially-released content by Mojang Studios, even if not present in a final version.
Redstone Bug
Redstone Bug.gif
Health points

16♥ × 8

Behavior

Hostile

Attack strength

Easy and Normal:1♥

hard:3♥♥

Hitbox size

Height: 0.3 Blocks

Width: 0.4 Blocks

Spawn

after mining a redstone ore

Redstone bug was a hostile mob present in Java Edition 2.0.

Spawn[]

Redstone bugs spawned close to redstone which was rapidly oscillating between strengths, but could also be found spawning in strongholds.

Behavior[]

Redstone bugs, effectively being reskined silverfish, shared all of their behavior.

Data values[]

ID[]

NameSavegame IDNumeric ID Translation key
Redstone BugSilverfish60entity.Silverfish.name

Entity Data[]

Redstone bugs used the ID of silverfish, different from them only by a newly-added Color NBT, which could have any color applied to it via editing, not just the redstone shades.

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