Have you ever wanted to have a running pet next to you while you explore the vast world of Minecraft? Or someone who can hunt those pesky skeletons?
Well, let’s introduce adorable mobs of wolves. You can tame them and make them your pet to follow you around, fight off hostile mobs by your side, and provide great company.
Training and naming the Minecraft wolf is easy. So let’s take a look at some useful tips on how to tame wolves in the game.
How to tame a wolf in Minecraft?
Wolves are a neutral mob in Minecraft that you can tame and pet. You can find them naturally in forests, plains, taigas, and similar biomes. Even though they are passive monsters, they can attack you if you attack them first.
Since wolves are not tamed when they breed, you can easily tame a wolf in minecraft using bones. You can get bones by killing skeletons at night. However, the number of bones you need to tame a wolf can vary.
- Take the bone in your right hand and approach the wolf.
- Right click on the wolf with the bone to feed it.
- Once fed enough bones, the heart particles will float above the wolf.
- You now have a tamed wolf as a pet. You can right click on them to sit in one place or have them stand and follow you.
How to name a wolf in Minecraft?
you must use a nametag to name anything in minecraft, including wolves. You can find name tags in various locations on the map, such as the Desert Temple, Underwater Ruins, Sunken Ships, Dungeons, and Buried Treasures.
You can also get the badges by occasionally trading with wandering traders.
Once you have your badge, you can follow the next steps to name your wolf after taming it.
- Take the name tag and place it on a anvil. You can craft the anvil using three iron blocks and one iron ingot.
- Once the name tag is on the left side of the anvil, write whatever name you want for your wolf on the top box.
- Grab the nametag from the right side of the anvil GUI. Remember that naming it costs you XP.
- Once you have named the badge, hold it in your right hand and right click on your wolf.
- The name tag will disappear and you will have a name on it.
How to feed a wolf in Minecraft?
You can easily feed the wolf by right clicking on it with the food. However, there are certain conditions that you must meet. You can only feed an untamed wolf or one that is injured.
You can feed them bones or any type of meat, cooked or raw, and they’ll eat it until their health bar is full and once more to enter love mode.
It’s best to remember you can’t feed the wolf any kind of fish in java edition. However, the Bedrock Edition allows you to do this. Additionally, wolves suffer no effects from eating raw meat, rotting flesh, or puffer fish.
Since wolves do not have a visible health bar, their health points are indicated by the position of their tail. The lower their tail, the less heart they have. So keep an eye on how their tails look as they can die if you don’t feed them after being injured.
Additionally, untamed wolves have a slightly lower hit point than tamed wolves. So you can easily spot an untamed wolf by looking at its tail.
How to get a wolf to follow you in Minecraft?
Now that you’ve tamed your wolf in Minecraft, you might want to take it with you to explore the vastness of the world. To do this, you can right click on the dog and make it hold if he is in a seated position. Your the wolf will not walk or follow you if he is sitting down.
Once your dog is up and moving around you, you can start walking and the wolf will follow you everywhere.
Also, if you travel faster than before or go up a crazy hill where the wolf can’t keep up with you, it will instantly teleport you once you get far enough. However, some problems may occur and your wolf may not follow you to your destination.
This is where the leash comes in. You can use a leash on the wolf to prevent it from accidentally wandering off. It also makes it easier to check them and make sure they are safe. After all, who wants their Minecraft best friend hurt?
How to dye a wolf in Minecraft?
If you have a tamed wolf, you can use the dye on it. Please keep in mind that using the dye does not mean changing their color from the default white– the color of the wolf’s collar changes depending on the dye you use.
For example, if a wolf’s collar is red by default, you can grab a blue dye and right-click the wolf. You can then see the color of the collar change from red to blue.
How to turn a wolf into a werewolf in Minecraft?
As cool as it sounds, Minecraft doesn’t have any in-game features that let you turn the wolf into a werewolf. You can, however, use different modpacks and mod plugins to search for a mod that allows you to turn a wolf into a werewolf.
Installing mods can be a bit tricky if you’re a beginner or don’t have much experience with them. It may be useful to go through the details of modpacks before installing it.
How to make your wolf stronger in Minecraft?
Much like the werewolf fantasy, you cannot officially make your wolf stronger than he is. You can feed it to recover lost strength, but that’s where it ends.
However, there are modpacks you can use to bring different levels to wolves in the game to level up and get stronger.
How to make wolf armor in Minecraft?
Now you might be wondering, “if there is horse armor in the game, surely there must be wolf armor?” The short answer is no. There are no wolf armors in the game.
Although wolves are an important part of many Minecrafters, Mojang doesn’t seem too busy creating armor for these loyal creatures.
This is where mods come in. You can also find and install mods for wolf armor in Minecraft. These are smaller mods that don’t do anything to your game except add some stuff to it instead.
It is best to keep in mind that you need to install the mod plugins such as Forge or Fabric to be able to install mods in your game.
How to make a wolf statue in Minecraft?
There is no set rule on how you should craft a statue for your wolf in Minecraft. You can get very creative and create your design or follow designs you can find on the internet.
We advise using white concrete blocks for most of the construction as the color best resembles the color of the wolf. Moreover, you can also add your touches to the statue to make it as unique as possible.
How to train a wolf in Minecraft?
There is no official feature that allows you to train a wolf in Minecraft, as the basics are already there when you tame a wolf. You can have it sit, stand, walk with you, attack what you attack, or defend if something attacks you.
How to make a wolf banner in Minecraft?
You can craft a banner and use a loom to craft the wolf banner. You can use different dyes and patterns and test them to create a wolf banner you like.
Additionally, you can find different banner designs, such as a vine charge design that you can use to make it look as close to a wolf’s face as possible.
Will my wolf be poisoned if I feed him puffer fish?
Wolves are immune to all sorts of food-related status effects such as poison, nausea, and hunger. So if you have a lot of rotten flesh or pufferfish that you don’t need, you can feed some to your wolves.
However, as mentioned earlier, you can only feed wolves fish in Bedrock Edition.