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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-29534

Pigs (without swords) spawn pigmen with swords when struck by lightning

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Works As Intended
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 13w36a, Minecraft 1.8.8, Minecraft 15w38a, Minecraft 15w38b, Minecraft 15w39b, Minecraft 15w39c, Minecraft 15w46a, Minecraft 15w47a, Minecraft 15w47b, Minecraft 15w47c, Minecraft 1.8.9, Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 1, Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 3, Minecraft 1.9 Pre-Release 4, Minecraft 1.9, Minecraft 1.9.1 Pre-Release 1, Minecraft 1.9.1 Pre-Release 2, Minecraft 1.9.1 Pre-Release 3, Minecraft 1.9.1, Minecraft 1.9.2, Minecraft 16w14a, Minecraft 16w15a, Minecraft 16w15b, Minecraft 1.9.3 Pre-Release 1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Confirmation Status:
      Unconfirmed

      Description

      I was walking around in a plains biome during a thunder storm when a pig got struck by lightning and turned into a pigman with a sword. Where did the sword come from?

      What I expected to happen was...:
      When the pig got hit by the lightning it should turn into a pigman without sword.

      What actually happened was...:
      The pigman that spawned had a sword.

      Steps to Reproduce:

      1. Spawn a pig and stand next to it
      2. /summon minecraft:lightning_bolt
      3. See a pigman with sword

      Besides the logical aspect mentioned above (where should the sword come from?) it also isn't logical seen from a game developer perspective.
      Pigman which spawned due to lightning are rare, right? But if they have a sword there is no difference to the ones that come out of the nether.

      If they spawn without a sword it's something special to have a pigman which is not holding a sword because you can see that it was a pig which got struck by lightning.

      On the screenshot you see pigs without swords and a pigman with sword spawned form a pig.

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                Reporter:
                panda4994 Panda
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