Although the Piglin now holds weapons similar to a Vindicator, it still uses the player swinging animation which prevents smooth animation transitions.
They raise their arms like vindicators but the attack animation is still [that] of a player, meaning their arms [would not] smoothly transition from one location to the other.
The bug relates to
MC-186102 which is resolved as Works As Intended.
- Use the following command to obtain a strong Resistance effect:
- Use the following command to spawn a Piglin:
- Switch to Survival mode, and then have it attack the player.
→ The Piglin swings its arm similar to a player and then snaps back to hold its weapon similar to a Vindicator.