Minecraft Turtle: How To Hatch Turtle Eggs In Minecraft?


How to hatch Turtle Eggs in Minecraft? Turtle Eggs are one of the many unique items in the world of Minecraft and the eggs hatch into cute baby turtles and you can even use their shells later. Read this article to learn how to hatch Turtle Eggs in Minecraft.

Turtles in Minecraft are docile mobs that can be found along the shores of the ocean, and they are very valuable creatures.

Turtles were added to Minecraft Java Edition during the 1.13 version update. They have been hinted at being added to Minecraft since 2012 and were finally added in 2018.

Turtles do not lay eggs on their own; eggs are only laid whenever a player breeds two turtles.

Eggs are very fragile and can be trampled whenever a player or mob walks over them; only turtles can walk on their eggs without trampling them. When turtles are killed, they can drop very useful items.

What are Turtle Eggs in Minecraft?

A Turtle Egg is a block that can hatch into one or more baby turtles. To obtain turtle eggs you will have to breed two turtles with seagrass. Once that is done, one of them will travel back to the beach, dig in the sand and lays an egg block with 1 to 4 eggs. Turtles can be spotted along the seas shore. Once the eggs are laid, you will have to wait until they hatch. Read on to learn more about hatching Turtle Eggs in Minecraft.

How to Hatch Turtle Eggs In Minecraft?

Turtle Eggs will hatch on their own but players have to be near them to hatch. It usually happens either on sand or red sand. It is a slow process and they need to crack a total of three times before the baby turtles emerge. They do not require a supporting block at the bottom and are not affected by gravity like dragon eggs. These eggs are also capable of supporting lanterns hanging under them. Scroll down to learn more about the hatching process of turtle eggs. 

How Does Hatching Work in Minecraft?

Turtle Eggs have a very low chance of during the day (1/500 chance), however, they are guaranteed to hatch during the night. The highest chances of hatching are during 3:36 am and 4:33 am during the in-game time. Roughly 98% of eggs hatch during this time frame which is quite small at just 48 seconds. Usually, eggs hatch in 4-5 nights and 90% of eggs hatch in seven nights or less. Keep in mind that players have to be within 128 blocks of the egg for the hatching process to take place. Otherwise, the eggs won’t receive the required ticks. Scroll down to learn more about the different stages of hatching Turtle Eggs in Minecraft.

Steps in Hatching Turtle Eggs

Given below are the different steps/stages of hatching turtle eggs in Minecraft,

  • Turtle Eggs are usually found in the sand in the Beach Biome.
  • You can also breed turtles using seagrass.
  • Once you get the eggs you will have to wait patiently.
  • When the eggs crack the first time, you will hear the sound and see tiny green particles.
  • Wait for the eggs to crack for a second time.
  • Now you can see dark brown shades.
  • After the third crack, the baby turtles will emerge from the eggs and start moving around.

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Majong studios. It is one of the most popular games in the world with around 126 million players so far. The game is available on almost all major platforms and has a massive following. It has several game modes that cater to a wide array of audience. Players can craft a myriad of items and there are loads of unique NPCs and quests that players can encounter and complete. The game pushes the limits of one’s creativity by testing them in various aspects which makes the game unique.

How Many Editions Does Minecraft Have?

The game has a total of ten editions spanning across different platforms. You can find them listed below,

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • PS3
  • PS4
  • Wii U
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10
  • Education Edition
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