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Minecraft Dolphins Guide: Can You Tame and Ride a Dolphin in Minecraft?

Can you tame a dolphin in Minecraft? This is a question that many players are asking right now with the most recent Oceans update. With such a vast underwater world to explore, there are so many new options for players to check out like dolphins. This has many wondering if you can tame them.

Considering that you can tame horses, dogs, and the like, it certainly wouldn’t be surprising to know you can tame a dolphin in Minecraft. But can you really do it? And how do you do it if so? We are going to answer that question and more in this guide.

Can You Tame and Ride a Dolphin in Minecraft?

So, can you tame a dolphin in Minecraft? The answer is, unfortunately, no. It is not possible (as of right now) to tame and ride the dolphins, which is unfortunate as it should definitely be an option. However, that isn’t the end of the story, thankfully.

While you can’t tame a dolphin in Minecraft, you can feed it some food and it will indeed do something great for you. Unfortunately, it won’t let you ride it right now. It will lead you to some buried treasure in a nearby shipwreck or ruins underwater. This is a great new feature.

But what do you feed the dolphin in order to do that? Well, you feed it a piece of raw cod and you’ll be good. Interestingly enough, one way to get a piece of raw cod is by killing a different dolphin. Sort of a morbid way to do it but it works. Unfortunately, there are no plans to make it possible to tame a dolphin in Minecraft but that could change in the near future. Especially if fans let Mojang know that is what they want in the game.