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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-101374

Endermen won't teleport/dodge melee attacks if the player isn't aiming at their head


    • Icon: Bug Bug
    • Resolution: Works As Intended
    • 20w22a
    • Minecraft 1.9.3 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.9.3 Pre-Release 3, Minecraft 1.9.3, Minecraft 1.9.4, Minecraft 16w20a, Minecraft 16w21a, Minecraft 16w21b, Minecraft 1.10 Pre-Release 1, Minecraft 1.10 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.10, Minecraft 1.10.1, Minecraft 1.10.2, Minecraft 16w32a, Minecraft 16w32b, Minecraft 16w33a, Minecraft 16w35a, Minecraft 16w36a, Minecraft 16w39b, Minecraft 16w39c, Minecraft 16w40a, Minecraft 16w41a, Minecraft 16w42a, Minecraft 16w43a, Minecraft 1.11, Minecraft 16w50a, Minecraft 1.11.2, Minecraft 17w06a, Minecraft 17w17a, Minecraft 17w17b, Minecraft 17w18b, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 1, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 3, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 4, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 6, Minecraft 1.12 Pre-Release 7, Minecraft 1.12, Minecraft 1.12.2, Minecraft 17w45b, Minecraft 17w46a, Minecraft 18w07c, Minecraft 18w08a, Minecraft 18w19b, Minecraft 18w22c, Minecraft 1.13-pre6, Minecraft 1.13, Minecraft 18w30b, Minecraft 18w32a, Minecraft 1.14, Minecraft 1.14.2, Minecraft 1.14.3 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.14.3, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 5, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 6, 1.14.4, 19w34a, 19w35a, 19w36a, 19w38b, 19w39a, 19w40a, 1.15 Pre-release 5, 1.15.2, 20w06a, 20w07a, 20w11a, 20w12a, 20w13b, 20w15a, 20w16a, 20w18a, 20w19a, 20w28a, 20w29a, 1.16.2 Pre-release 1, 1.16.2 Release Candidate 2, 1.16.2, 21w05b, 21w06a, 21w07a, 21w11a, 21w13a, 21w15a, 21w17a, 21w18a, 1.17
    • Confirmed
    • Mob behaviour

      The bug

      Due to MC-87907 being fixed, an unintended side effect has been caused where endermen will not dodge the player's melee attacks if they are aiming at somewhere other than their head. They appear to "lag" in place (MC-101700) and fail to teleport, and effectively stay in the same spot. Since the dodging is caused by "looking" at the endermen while they are aggroed while close to the player, changing the "look" area also changes the area that triggers their dodging.

      Previously they would dodge if you were attacking their torso.

      How to reproduce

      1. Spawn an endermen
      2. Punch its torso area; notice how he "attempts" to teleport (MC-101700) fails to teleport and stays in the same spot.
      3. Punch its head, it will teleport and dodge the attack.

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