What is the new allay mob on the block? At Minecraft Live 2021, the devs at Mojang once again provided us with a selection of new mobs to choose between for inclusion in the game. The ultimate winner was the item-collecting allay.
The Minecraft allay mob is a little blue fairy with bat wings. If you give it an item, it will find nearby dropped items of the same type. But, as the devs note on Twitter, it won’t duplicate that item or rifle through chests for it – it’s purely about picking up that item when it’s dropped on the overworld. The allay will then drop the collected items near a note block, apparently because it loves to dance.
The allay mob is one of several new Minecraft mobs and features in The Wild update, it joins Minecraft frogs, a new mangrove tree and swamp biome, and mud blocks. Here’s everything you need to know about the allay mob in Minecraft.
Minecraft allay mob trailer
You can check out the official allay teaser below that shows the allay mob in action, including collecting a large batch of cookies and doing a little jig next to a note block.
The other options in the vote were the glare, a darkness-fearing little guy voted out in the first round, and the copper golem, a craftable pal that would run around pushing copper buttons. Of course, there’s always a possibility that the losers of the vote may be added to the game eventually; the Wild update has swamp features shown in the Minecraft Biome vote from 2019, which lost to the mountain biome. However, there’s certainly no guarantee of that.