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What do Dolphins Eat in Minecraft: How to Feed Dolphins

Minecraft can be such a wildly confusing experience that’ll leave you scratching your head at the best of times. However, the block-bashing simulator often boils down to common sense for a vast majority of its big questions. Case in point: what do dolphins eat in MinecraftWell, actually, maybe it’s not that straightforward. (Ok, it totally is.)

What do Dolphins Eat in Minecraft: What Type of Food?

Once the Aquatic Update launches, dolphins will be able to eat raw cod. If that item name confuses you, that’s because raw fish will have its name changed to cod in the upcoming 1.13 update. It is believed that will be all that dolphins eat.

Horrifically, dolphins also drop raw cod on death so they’re technically cannibals. The monsters.

What do Dolphins Eat in Minecraft: How to Feed Dolphins

To feed dolphins in the new Minecraft update, you will need to equip raw cod either drop it close to the water’s edge or in the water itself. Dolphins will suffocate on land so it’s probably not a good idea to feed them there, folks.

What do Dolphins Eat in Minecraft: What Happens When They’re Fed?

This is the good bit. Once dolphins have been fed raw cod they’re then able to find buried treasure. Simply follow the fed dolphins, who appear to have a sort of affinity with you after chowing down on the raw cod, and they will lead you to either underwater ruins or a nearby shipwreck.

What do Dolphins Eat in Minecraft: Aquatic Update

It’s worth noting that the Minecraft aquatic update isn’t quite out yet, but is scheduled to make a splash in late July 2018. Once that’s out, you’ll be able to frolic and swim with the dolphins, kill them, and then feed them to their pals so they lead you to treasure. The circle of life, baby.