Minecraft Wiki

The Minecraft Wiki is no longer considered as official by Microsoft and therefore several changes are required to be made, including to the wiki's logo. Please read this announcement for more information.

READ MORE

Minecraft Wiki
Advertisement
Minecraft Wiki
For the attribute, see Attribute § Attributes.
For a comparison of travel speeds, see Transportation § Methods.
Speed
Speed JE3 BE2.png
Potion of SwiftnessSplash Potion of SwiftnessLingering Potion of Swiftness
Sources

See § Causes

Particle

#7CAFC6 (electric blue)

Type

Positive

Speed is a status effect that increases an entity's walking speed by 20% multiplied by the effect level. It expands a player's field of view (FOV) accordingly. Negative levels decrease speed.

Causes[]

Cause Potency Length Notes
Potion of Swiftness I 3:00 Witches drink this potion if their target is over 11 blocks away.
Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 8:00
Potion of Swiftness II II 1:30
Splash Potion of Swiftness I 3:00‌[JE only]
2:15‌[BE only]
Splash Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 8:00‌[JE only]
6:00‌[BE only]
Splash Potion of Swiftness II II 1:30
Lingering Potion of Swiftness I 0:45
Lingering Potion of Swiftness (extended) I 2:00
Lingering Potion of Swiftness II II 0:22
Arrow of Swiftness I 0:22
Arrow of Swiftness (extended) I 1:00
Arrow of Swiftness II II 0:11
Beacon set to Speed I 0:05 – 0:17 Replenishes when in range.
Beacon set to Speed II II 0:17 Replenishes when in range. Requires beacon pyramid level 4.
Spawning within the world I Over 3 years[1] Only applies to some spiders on Hard difficulty.[more information needed]

Unaffected mobs[]

Boss mobs are immune to the Speed effect. While not immune, flying mobs are unaffected by the Speed effect.[2] Shulkers are also unaffected by, though not immune to, Speed.

Notes[]

Data values[]

ID[]

This section is about the effect IDs. For the IDs on potions, see Potion § Item data. For for the IDs on tipped arrows, see Arrow § Metadata.

Java Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID Translation key
Speedspeed1effect.minecraft.speed

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationNumeric ID Translation key
Speedspeed1potion.moveSpeed

Advancements[]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Resource location
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Furious Cocktail
Have every potion effect applied at the same time Local BreweryHave all of these 13 status effects applied to the player at the same time: The source of the effects is irrelevant for the purposes of this advancement. Other status effects, if any, may be applied to the player, but are ignored for this advancement.nether/all_potions
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngHow Did We Get Here?
Have every effect applied at the same time A Furious CocktailHave all of these 26 effects applied to the player at the same time: The source of the effects is irrelevant for the purposes of this advancement. Other status effects, if any, may be applied to the player, but are ignored for this advancement.
Note: This is a hidden advancement, meaning that it can be viewed by the player only after completing it, regardless if one or more of its child advancements have been completed.
nether/all_effects

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseSpeed is added along with 18 other status effects but is currently unobtainable in regular gameplay.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 2Speed JE1 BE1.png The effect sprite for Speed has been added to inventory.png.
Speed can now be obtained through potions.
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3Changed how speed potions are brewed.
Added the Potion of Swiftness (normal, extended and level II)
1.4.2?Added the ability to get speed from a beacon.
1.6.113w24aSpiders now have a chance of spawning with Speed on Hard difficulty.
1.915w31aAdded the Arrow of Swiftness.
Potions no longer use damage values to determine their effect, the effects moved to the Potion NBT.
1.1418w43aSpeed JE2.png Changed effect icon texture.
18w43bSpeed JE3 BE2.png Removed the dark background.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.11.0build 1Speed JE1 BE1.png Speed is added but unobtainable at the time.
v0.12.1build 1Speed can now be obtained through potions and splash potion.
v0.14.0build 1Added witch that can drink potion of swiftness to grant itself speed effect.
v0.15.0build 1Speed can be obtained from arrow of swiftness.
v0.16.0build 4Speed can be obtained from beacon.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Speed can be obtained from lingering potion of swiftness.
Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.5Speed JE3 BE2.png Changed effect icon texture.
Legacy Console Edition
TU7CU1 1.0 Patch 11.0.1Speed JE1 BE1.png Added speed, which can be obtained by a Potion of Swiftness or Splash Potion of Swiftness.
TU19CU7 1.12 Added the ability to get speed from a beacon.
TU46CU36 1.38 Patch 15Added the Lingering Potion of Swiftness.
Added the Arrow of Swiftness.
1.90 Speed JE3 BE2.png Changed effect icon texture.

Issues[]

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

Trivia[]

  • When the player has Speed level 255, the player moves 500 blocks per tick.
  • Speed allows slimes to jump farther. High levels of speed can make slimes bounce out of view with just one jump.

Gallery[]

See also[]

References[]

  1. The effect lasts for 3 years, 4 months, 25 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes, and 42.4 seconds, or (2^31)-1 ticks
  2. MC-40949 - Flying mobs do not obey generic.movementSpeed attribute
Advertisement