Minions are a fundamental part of Hypixel SkyBlock. Minions are automated resource harvesting NPCs. Each minion will generate and harvest resources within a 5x5 Area. The resource generated varies by minion type. Minions can be upgraded in order to increase their speed and carrying capacity, to a max tier of XII for mining minions, or XI for snow minions and all others. Players start with a Tier I Cobblestone minion on their starter island.

Minions cannot be traded on the Auction House, but can be traded through player to player personal trading.

Minions can be crafted into higher tiers which increases their collection speed and its maximum storage size, with tier XI being the highest tier, and tier XII for mining minions. Tiered minions can be distinguished by their colored patch on their heads, with light green patches being tier II-IV, purple patches being tier V-VII, orange patches being tier VII-X, and cyan patches being tier XI. Also, there is a quick crafting diamond, so that one does not need to manually craft the next tier.

Initially, the player can only place five minions. Furthermore, you can gain an additional 5 minion slots through Profile Upgrades and 25 minion slots by crafting various unique minion tiers. This means players can have a total of 30 minion slots. (see increasing minion capacity).

All players in the Co-op can interact with all Minions on the island.

Minion UI Slots

Cobblestone Minion I
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngIdeal LayoutCobblestone Minion INext TierBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.png
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngMinion Skin SlotBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.png
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngFuelBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngStorage unlocked at tier IIStorage unlocked at tier IIStorage unlocked at tier IVStorage unlocked at tier IVBlack Stained Glass Pane.png
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngAutomated ShippingBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngStorage unlocked at tier IVStorage unlocked at tier VIStorage unlocked at tier VIStorage unlocked at tier VIStorage unlocked at tier VIIIBlack Stained Glass Pane.png
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngUpgrade SlotBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngStorage unlocked at tier VIIIStorage unlocked at tier VIIIStorage unlocked at tier XStorage unlocked at tier XStorage unlocked at tier XBlack Stained Glass Pane.png
Black Stained Glass Pane.pngUpgrade SlotBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngCollect AllBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngQuick-Upgrade MinionBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngBlack Stained Glass Pane.pngPickup Minion

Cobblestone Minion I Menu

Minions have four types of slots:

  • Minion Skins (Green, 1 Slot) - These are purely cosmetic.
  • Fuel (Red, 1 Slot) - Increases minion production speed. Most will only have limited usage and will destroy itself when used up. The exceptions are the Enchanted Lava Bucket and the Solar Panel. Both power up the minion indefinitely, but the latter works only in daylight.
  • Automated Shipping (Blue, 1 Slot) - Minions will automatically sell generated items once its inventory and Minion Storage Chest (if used) are full. This can be utilized for low-effort minion setups which rely on high NPC sell-value, or minion setups aimed at long times away from the game
  • Upgrades (Yellow, 2 Slots) - Unlike the other slots, both upgrade slots have a variety of different functions they can supply, although some upgrades are exclusive to certain minions.

Some items placed nearby can also have effects:

  • Extra Storage - There is no slot for this, as it is placed directly to the side of the minion. It acts as a chest that a minion can put more of its produced resources in.
  • Crystals - There is no slot for this, as it is placed on the player's Private Island to enhance certain types of minions.

Minion Fuel

Minion Fuel increases the speed of the minion, in turn decreasing the time between actions of a minion. For exact time decrease percentages, see Minion Fuel § Calculations.

Icon Fuel Fuel Time (hours) Minion Efficiency Notes Collection
Coal Coal 0.5 +5%
Block of Coal Block of Coal 5 +5%
Enchanted Bread Enchanted Bread 12 +5% Wheat V
Enchanted Coal Enchanted Coal 24 +10% Coal IV
Enchanted Charcoal Enchanted Charcoal 36 +20% Coal V
Solar Panel Solar Panel Infinite (During the day only) +25% Able to be picked up once placed in a minion Quartz IX
Enchanted Lava Bucket Enchanted Lava Bucket Infinite +25% Able to be picked up once placed in a minion Coal VIII
Magma Bucket Magma Bucket Infinite +30% Able to be picked up once placed in a minion
Plasma Bucket Plasma Bucket Infinite +35% Able to be picked up once placed in a minion
Hamster Wheel Hamster Wheel 24 +50% Sven Packmaster drop
Foul Flesh Foul Flesh 5 +90% Revenant Horror drop
Catalyst Catalyst 3 x3 It doesn't decrease the time between actions but triples the output items. This means that technically the Catalyst increases Minion speed by +200%. Endstone VIII
Hyper Catalyst Hyper Catalyst 6 x4 Functions similarly to Catalysts but quadruples output and doubles work time.

Automated Shipping

Icon Name Effect Collection
Budget Hopper Budget Hopper Sells resources when the minion's storage is full for 50% of its selling price. Iron Ingot V
Enchanted Hopper Enchanted Hopper Sells resources when the minion's storage is full for 90% of its selling price. Iron Ingot IX
Perfect Hopper Sells resources when the minion's storage is full for 100% of its selling price. Unobtainable

Upgrades

Icon Name Exclusive Minion
Type
Effect Collection
Auto Smelter Auto Smelter Various Automatically smelts items that the minion produces. Cobblestone III
Compactor Compactor Various Compacts items to their block forms.

Example:

9 Iron > Block of Iron

4 Glowstone Dust > Glowstone

Cobblestone V
Super Compactor 3000 Super
Compactor 3000
Any Compacts items to their enchanted forms. (as well as second-tier enchanted items when there are enough resources)

Example:

160 Iron > Enchanted Iron

192 Enchanted Glowstone Dust > Enchanted Glowstone

Cobblestone X
Dwarven Super Compactor Dwarven Super Compactor Various Automatically smelts and compacts items into their enchanted forms.

Combines the functionalities of the Auto Smelter and the Super Compactor 3000.

Mithril VI
Diamond Spreading Diamond Spreading Any Occasionally collects a Diamond in addition to regular resources. (does not interfere with minion speed) Diamond VI
Minion Expander Minion Expander Any Increases the minion range by one block (7x7 Area, 1 block each side) and increases minion speed by 5%.

(Placing two in the same minion will cause the effects to stack and will result in a minion range of 9x9.)

Quartz V
Enchanted Egg Enchanted Egg Chicken Guarantees that each chicken will drop an egg after they spawn. Raw Chicken V
Flint Shovel Flint Shovel Gravel Guarantees that a Gravel Minion will receive flint upon harvest. Gravel II
Flycatcher Flycatcher Any Increases the speed of your minion by 20% Spider Slayer LVL 6

Minion Skins

Minion Skins are cosmetic overrides to a specific minion's appearance. It does not affect performance.

Some examples include the Santa minion skin and the Gingerbread minion skin.

Minion Storage

Minion chests can be placed on any side of a minion (but not above), and once their inventory is full, items will be placed into the chest instead. Chests will be used before "automated shipping" items.

Name Effect Collection Recipe
Small Storage Increases the minion's storage by 3 slots. Oak Wood IV 64 Oak Wood
Medium Storage Increases the minion's storage by 9 slots. Oak Wood VII 8 Enchanted Oak Wood, Small Storage
Large Storage Increases the minion's storage by 15 slots Oak Wood IX 256 Enchanted Oak Wood, Medium storage
X-Large Storage Increases the minion's storage by 21 slots N/A Minion Storage X-pender, Large Storage
XX-Large Storage Increases the minion's storage by 27 slots N/A Minion Storage X-pender, X-Large Storage

Minion Crystals

Minion Crystals can be placed on the Private Island. to increase the speed of nearby minions of a certain type. Only one minion crystal of each type can be placed down at any time and you can't sell them. Therefore, it is advised to only craft one of each type.

Name Minions affected Buff Radius Collection Recipe
Farm Crystal Farming minions which spawn crops (and not mobs) 10% speed 8 Pumpkin VIII 64 oak logs
Woodcutting Crystal Foraging minions 12 Birch Wood VIII 8 enchanted oak logs, small storage
Mithril Crystal Mining minions 40 Mithril IV 1 Enchanted Quartz, 16 Enchanted Mithril

Other minion items

  • Minion Chair - Purely cosmetic. Counts as a furniture item. Sitting minions are not considered "placed": they won't work nor will they count towards the number of minions placed. A minion skin cannot be applied on a sitting minion.

Crafted Minions


Minion List

Icon Minion Resources Generated Type Cooldown Auto Smelter Comp. Super Comp. 3000 Super Comp. 3000 + Comp. Collection / Obtaining
Tier I Max Tier Auto Smelter Compactor Super Compactor 3000 CompactorSuper Compactor 3000
Wheat Minion I Wheat WheatSeeds
Golden Hoe.png
Farming
15s 8s Hay Bale Enchanted SeedsEnchanted Bread Enchanted SeedsEnchanted Hay Bale Wheat I
Carrot Minion I Carrot Carrot 20s 10s Enchanted Carrot Carrot I
Potato Minion I Potato Potato 20s 10s Enchanted Potato Potato I
Pumpkin Minion I Pumpkin Pumpkin 32s 16s Enchanted Pumpkin Pumpkin I
Melon Minion I Melon Melon 24s 13s Melon Enchanted Melon Enchanted Melon Melon I
Mushroom Minion I Mushroom Red MushroomBrown Mushroom 30s 16s Enchanted Red MushroomEnchanted Brown Mushroom Mushroom I
Cocoa Beans Minion I Cocoa Beans Cocoa Beans 27s 15s Enchanted Cocoa Bean Cocoa Beans I
Cactus Minion I Cactus Cactus 27s 15s Cactus Green Enchanted Cactus Green Cactus I
Sugar Cane Minion I Sugar Cane Sugar Cane 22s 12s Enchanted Sugar Sugar Cane I
Cow Minion I Cow Raw BeefLeather 26s 13s Enchanted Raw BeefEnchanted Leather Leather I
Pig Minion I Pig Raw Porkchop 26s 13s Enchanted Pork Raw Porkchop I
Chicken Minion I Chicken Raw ChickenFeather 26s 15s Enchanted Raw ChickenEnchanted Feather Raw Chicken I
Sheep Minion I Sheep MuttonWhite Wool 24s 12s Enchanted MuttonEnchanted Wool Raw Mutton I
Rabbit Minion I Rabbit Raw RabbitRabbit's FootRabbit Hide 26s 13s Enchanted Raw RabbitEnchanted Rabbit Foot

Enchanted Rabbit Hide

Raw Rabbit I
Nether Wart Minion I Nether Wart Nether Wart 50s 32s Enchanted Nether Wart Nether Wart I
Cobblestone Minion I Cobblestone Cobblestone
Stone Pickaxe.png
Mining
14s 6s Stone Enchanted Cobblestone Cobblestone I
Coal Minion I Coal Coal 15s 6s Block of Coal Enchanted Coal Enchanted Coal Coal I
Iron Minion I Iron Iron Ore 17s 7s Iron Ingot Block of Iron Enchanted Iron Iron Ingot I
Gold Minion I Gold Gold Ore 22s 9s Gold Ingot Block of Gold Enchanted Gold Gold Ingot I
Diamond Minion I Diamond Diamond 29s 12s Block of Diamond Enchanted Diamond Enchanted Diamond Diamond I
Lapis Minion I Lapis Lapis Lazuli 29s 16s Lapis Lazuli Block Enchanted Lapis Lazuli Enchanted Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli I
Emerald Minion I Emerald Emerald 28s 12s Block of Emerald Enchanted Emerald Enchanted Emerald Emerald I
Redstone Minion I Redstone Redstone 29s 16s Block of Redstone Enchanted Redstone Enchanted Redstone Redstone I
Quartz Minion I Quartz Nether Quartz 22.5s 11.5s Block of Quartz Enchanted Quartz Enchanted Quartz Nether Quartz I
Obsidian Minion I Obsidian Obsidian 45s 21s Enchanted Obsidian Obsidian I
Glowstone Minion I Glowstone Glowstone Dust 25s 13s Glowstone Enchanted Glowstone Dust Enchanted Glowstone Dust Glowstone Dust I
Gravel Minion I Gravel Gravel 26s 13s Gravel I
Ice Minion I Ice Ice 14s 7s Packed Ice Enchanted Ice Enchanted Ice Ice I
Sand Minion I Sand Sand 26s 13s Glass Enchanted Sand Sand I
End Stone Minion I End Stone End Stone 26s 13s Enchanted End Stone End Stone I
Clay Minion I Clay Clay 32s 16s Brick Clay Enchanted Clay Clay I
Mithril Minion I Mithril Mithril 80s 50s Enchanted Mithril Mithril I
Zombie Minion I Zombie Rotten FleshPoisonous Potato
Stone Sword.png
Combat
26s 13s Enchanted Rotten Flesh Rotten Flesh I
Skeleton Minion I Skeleton Bone 26s 13s Enchanted Bone Bone I
Spider Minion I Spider StringSpider Eye 26s 13s Enchanted StringEnchanted Spider Eye String I
Cave Spider Minion I Cave Spider Spider EyeString 26s 13s Enchanted Spider EyeEnchanted String Spider Eye I
Creeper Minion I Creeper Gunpowder 27s 14s Enchanted Gunpowder Gunpowder I
Enderman Minion I Enderman Ender Pearl 32s 18s Enchanted Ender Pearl Ender Pearl I
Ghast Minion I Ghast Ghast Tear 50s 32s Enchanted Ghast Tear Ghast Tear I
Slime Minion I Slime Slimeball 26s 12s Slime Block Enchanted Slimeball Slimeball I
Blaze Minion I Blaze Blaze Rod 33s 16.5s Enchanted Blaze Powder Blaze Rod I
Magma Cube Minion I Magma Cube Magma Cream 32s 18s Enchanted Magma Cream Magma Cream I
Revenant Minion I Revenant Rotten FleshDiamond
Maddox Batphone.png
Slayer
29s 10s Enchanted Rotten FleshEnchanted Diamond Enchanted Rotten FleshEnchanted Diamond Zombie Slayer LVL 5
Tarantula Minion I Tarantula StringSpider Eye
Iron Ingot
29s 10s Enchanted StringEnchanted Spider Eye

Enchanted Iron

Enchanted StringEnchanted Spider Eye

Enchanted Iron Block

Spider Slayer LVL 5
Oak Minion I Oak Oak Wood
Jungle Sapling.png
Foraging
48s 27s Coal Enchanted Oak Wood Oak Wood I
Spruce Minion I Spruce Spruce Wood 48s 27s Coal Enchanted Spruce Wood Spruce Wood I
Birch Minion I Birch Birch Wood 48s 27s Coal Enchanted Birch Wood Birch Wood I
Dark Oak Minion I Dark Oak Dark Oak Wood 48s 27s Coal Enchanted Dark Oak Wood Dark Oak Wood I
Acacia Minion I Acacia Acacia Wood 48s 27s Coal Enchanted Acacia Wood Acacia Wood I
Jungle Minion I Jungle Jungle Wood 48s 27s Coal Enchanted Jungle Wood Jungle Wood I
Fishing Minion I Fishing Raw Fish
+ Various
Fishing 78s 35s Enchanted Raw Fish
+ Various
Raw Fish II
Flower Minion I Flower Dandelion Poppy
+ Various
Other 30s 18s Enchanted Dandelion Dark Auction
Snow Minion I Snow Snowball 13s 6.5s Snow Block Enchanted Snow Block Season of Jerry Gifts

Increasing Minion Capacity

Chart showing the relationship between unique minions and minion slots.

The number of unique minions the player can place on the island increases as they create more unique minions. This includes creating new unique minion types or a higher level Minion of the same type that has already been collected. The table below shows the number of unique minions that can be placed after creating a certain number of unique Minions.

Tier Amount of Placeable Minions Total Unique Minions required for this tier
I 5 0
II 6 5
III 7 15
IV 8 30
V 9 50
VI 10 75
VII 11 100
VIII 12 125
IX 13 150
X 14 175
XI 15 200
XII 16 225
XIII 17 250
XIV 18 275
XV 19 300
XVI 20 350
XVII 21 400
XVIII 22 450
XIX 23 500
XX 24 550
XXI 25 600

Alternatively, the player is also able to obtain up to five more Minion slots via upgrades at the Community Shop.

Mob Spawning Mechanics

A two-dimensional representation of where a mob can spawn around a minion (top block height is based on the height of mob).

The mechanics of mob spawning minions are similar to that of mob spawners in vanilla Minecraft. The "ideal layout" only shows the general spawning area for mobs around a minion. Minions can spawn mobs only within a 5x5 area centered around them, unless they have a Minion Expander upgrade. The vertical range in which they spawn is 6 blocks (3 below, 2 above, and 1 at eye level with the minion). As long as there is a block for them to spawn on and spawning will not cause them to take suffocation damage, they will spawn in accordance with the minion's normal spawning times. Mobs that are wider than 1 block (slimes, magma cubes, ghast,s etc.) are limited by the horizontal range, but will still spawn partially inside nearby walls and possibly escape. If a mob is outside of a minion's range, it will not kill it automatically and collect the loot.

Improving Minion Setup

A more advanced breakdown for profiting off of minion tiers can be seen under this forum post for a link to a google sheet.

This section is about improving minion setup and maximizing efficiency and coins per hour. This section may change slightly due to bazaar prices and updates in the game so it might not be entirely accurate at times.

Profit Table

This is a table of profits for all minions without any fuel or other bonuses. Prices listed are if sold to the Bazaar (or sold to shop if item cannot be sold on the bazaar).

Bazaar prices are updated every half hour and cached. To confirm the most up-to-date values are displayed, purge / refresh the page.

Note: This table assumes that the player is using a Super Compactor 3000, and thus uses enchanted item prices. The reason for this is most people use one, and there can be a large gap between what the base item is worth and what the enchanted form is worth. Example: 160 Glowstone Dust is worth 1,712 coins while one Enchanted Glowstone Dust is worth only 548.6 coins, a notable decrease.

Note: Lower tiers (tier VII or below) of these minions are not suggested to use as they have many different kinds of items can be produced that lacking the storage or their enchanted (block) form of items' price are decreased a lot.

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Profit per 24 hours
MinionTier 1Tier 3Tier 5Tier 7Tier 9Tier 11
Sheep41,756 coins45,143 coins49,247 coins54,283 coins64,027 coins83,512 coins
Tarantula29,562 coins32,936 coins37,344 coins45,039 coins58,950 coins85,423 coins
Rabbit37,611 coins40,679 coins44,778 coins49,130 coins58,049 coins75,694 coins
Lapis40,752 coins43,614 coins47,239 coins51,273 coins56,100 coins65,421 coins
Cow34,308 coins31,904 coins36,513 coins42,094 coins46,647 coins62,350 coins
Ghast32,614 coins34,696 coins37,069 coins39,776 coins42,922 coins50,976 coins
Iron24,849 coins28,361 coins30,330 coins35,352 coins42,542 coins53,027 coins
Gravel24,957 coins27,004 coins29,459 coins34,090 coins40,604 coins49,914 coins
Oak27,012 coins28,796 coins30,876 coins34,114 coins39,290 coins47,992 coins
Fishing24,627 coins26,602 coins28,112 coins30,813 coins36,423 coins54,978 coins
Slime22,352 coins24,270 coins26,497 coins30,628 coins36,405 coins48,540 coins
Wheat16,348 coins26,459 coins15,461 coins24,522 coins35,461 coins24,447 coins
Revenant17,668 coins19,706 coins22,277 coins26,966 coins35,335 coins51,236 coins
Jungle24,137 coins25,668 coins27,607 coins30,458 coins35,109 coins42,780 coins
Coal20,769 coins24,270 coins26,160 coins31,153 coins34,614 coins44,732 coins
Redstone24,693 coins26,550 coins28,656 coins31,143 coins34,110 coins39,810 coins
Glowstone21,213 coins22,762 coins25,384 coins28,055 coins33,145 coins40,166 coins
Spruce22,640 coins24,236 coins25,851 coins28,632 coins32,931 coins40,392 coins
Birch21,930 coins23,470 coins25,042 coins27,732 coins31,898 coins39,116 coins
Skeleton20,296 coins21,996 coins23,995 coins26,384 coins31,025 coins40,591 coins
Mushroom19,584 coins20,983 coins22,597 coins25,545 coins29,376 coins36,720 coins
Quartz18,118 coins20,532 coins21,731 coins25,132 coins28,925 coins36,073 coins
Magma Cube19,566 coins20,871 coins22,370 coins25,056 coins28,450 coins34,766 coins
Blaze15,930 coins17,864 coins18,907 coins22,011 coins26,036 coins31,859 coins
Acacia17,889 coins19,044 coins20,455 coins22,582 coins26,021 coins31,740 coins
Clay16,229 coins17,259 coins18,845 coins21,573 coins25,888 coins32,392 coins
Gold16,331 coins17,983 coins19,928 coins22,502 coins25,649 coins32,661 coins
Cactus17,088 coins18,292 coins19,971 coins21,737 coins25,632 coins30,759 coins
Enderman16,088 coins17,187 coins18,408 coins20,605 coins23,428 coins28,644 coins
Cocoa Beans15,540 coins16,788 coins18,245 coins19,986 coins23,310 coins27,972 coins
Pig15,128 coins16,339 coins17,825 coins19,667 coins23,225 coins30,256 coins
Cave Spider14,014 coins15,170 coins16,549 coins18,218 coins21,453 coins28,028 coins
Snow13,668 coins14,287 coins15,584 coins17,716 coins21,430 coins25,775 coins
Carrot12,136 coins13,464 coins15,170 coins17,343 coins20,215 coins24,236 coins
Chicken12,510 coins13,534 coins14,764 coins16,263 coins19,166 coins25,020 coins
Obsidian12,593 coins13,430 coins14,395 coins16,086 coins18,890 coins23,575 coins
Sugar Cane12,165 coins13,372 coins14,846 coins16,715 coins18,448 coins22,280 coins
Diamond11,979 coins12,851 coins13,914 coins15,784 coins18,271 coins23,132 coins
Potato10,620 coins11,705 coins13,276 coins15,196 coins17,643 coins21,069 coins
Spider11,469 coins12,395 coins13,453 coins14,839 coins17,452 coins22,763 coins
Melon11,367 coins12,318 coins12,991 coins14,917 coins17,050 coins21,086 coins
Cobblestone9,638 coins11,240 coins13,500 coins15,000 coins16,860 coins19,275 coins
Ice9,349 coins10,887 coins13,147 coins14,607 coins16,325 coins18,698 coins
Mithril12,300 coins13,054 coins14,041 coins15,070 coins16,290 coins17,861 coins
Sand9,680 coins10,457 coins11,408 coins13,190 coins15,774 coins19,360 coins
Emerald9,802 coins10,569 coins11,457 coins13,069 coins15,290 coins19,646 coins
Dark Oak10,128 coins10,796 coins11,577 coins12,790 coins14,732 coins17,992 coins
End Stone7,676 coins8,330 coins9,087 coins10,531 coins12,451 coins15,351 coins
Nether Wart8,252 coins8,788 coins9,457 coins10,288 coins10,881 coins12,893 coins
Zombie6,694 coins7,262 coins7,923 coins8,702 coins10,219 coins13,388 coins
Pumpkin5,828 coins6,242 coins6,935 coins7,789 coins9,336 coins11,656 coins
Flower1,440 coins1,543 coins1,662 coins1,800 coins1,964 coins2,400 coins
Creepercoins1,562 coins1,443 coins1,674 coinscoins558 coins

What Minion Tier to use for coins

The minion tier recommended for each minion varies due to the price of upgrading certain minions. This excludes ice, snow, and clay, which are all worth getting tier 11, but other minions have better tiers. Of course, it is still worth upgrading just one minion of each type to tier XI due to unlocking minion slots. This data gives a rough idea for planning on using the most profitable minions, but profit changes frequently by the Bazaar. This table below uses the Lapis Minion as an example, showing how long it takes for it to make enough material to pay itself off.

Tier Time to start producing more than cost (hours) Time to start producing more than cost (days)
I 0.69 0.03
III 5.12 0.22
V 37.42 1.56
VII 165.39 6.89
IX 708.73 29.53
XI 2655.15 110.63
XII 4787.39 199.48
Total for tier XII (days) 348.33

Other minions follow this trend similar to the Lapis Minion. Days refer to days in real life, not the in-game days equivalent. It is generally recommended to upgrade minions to tier V at most after maxing out on that minion type for the unique minions (Revenant and Tarantula are exceptions where tier IV is probably better to go for). This is due to the market changing which minions will be the most profitable, effectively rendering past tier V worthless if the best minion meta changes.

Tier XII Minions

Players can upgrade their Tier XI mining minions by exchanging them along with money and resources to Bulvar, located at the entrance of the Dwarven Mines.

Tips and Trivia

  • Increasing a minion's level upgrades its tool material.
  • There was a glitch in early SkyBlock that putting a minion in a chest had a small chance of turning into a Steve or Alex head. They also had colored names.
  • If a minion does the same action twice, it slightly decreases the efficiency of the minion.
  • If the player picks up a minion with fuel inside that doesn't last forever, the fuel will be destroyed.
  • The player's island is loaded when the player, guests, or co-op teammates enter the island. Approximately one minute after all players have left the island, the island is unloaded.
    • By loading the island, some minions may continue the same action endlessly depending on their surroundings. For example, a Cobblestone Minion next to a cobblestone generator will only break cobblestone and will not place any new cobblestone if all other blocks are not cobblestone or air.
  • Minions cannot be placed on Hard Glass. It will instead show only its head and fail to activate.
  • Players can recombobulate a minion. This makes the minion's name Purple instead of Blue when in the inventory. This hints towards Minions being Rare instead of not having a rarity at all.
  • For many variants of the foraging minions, such as the Oak Minion, if you place a block/slab 6 blocks above where the trees are planted, it will always grow into a "simple" tree rather than a normal tree. This significantly reduces the place occupied by the planted trees and allows far easier access to the minion as leaves won't block your path.

Minion Dialogue

All minions can say things or ask questions to each other or the player. Below are a few things they say.

  • "Break's over, back to work!" (After emptying minion from full inventory)
  • "Hi (username)!"
  • "I may be shorter than you, but I work for two!"
  • "I'm your favorite, right?"
  • "Fancy Armor you have there!" (Only shows if you have high defense)
  • "Nothing’s getting through that Armor!” (Only shows if you have high defense)
  • "I am Ironman!" ~ Iron Minion
  • "I'm Fabulous; after he's starting to spin and changing color" ~ Mushroom Minion
  • "Your skin is.... ok"
  • "You've been doing well recently! Keep it up!"
  • "Woops, I missed it!" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "Got it! jk" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "Missed again lol!" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "Wait for it" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "They dodged!" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "Epic fail" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • "Maybe I should have chosen a different job" (Shows only with Blaze/Ghast minion when they miss their shot - can happen when Blazes die from water at the same time the minion tried to shoot it)
  • Mine, wait a few seconds, mine again, that's my thing.
  • Sleep well! (says at night)
  • That's a cute Rabbit, come see me little Rabbit! (Shows only when a Rabbit is nearby)
  • Long time no see (Any minion when the player did not go near him for more than 1 day)
  • This is fine (If the minion is on fire)

Special Rank Dialogue (only when a person with a specific rank is nearby)

  • I always liked your videos (YouTube Rank)
  • Are you recording a new video? (YouTube Rank)
  • I always watched your videos! (YouTube Rank)
  • Omg Hi YT! (YouTube Rank)

Conversation Between Minions ~ Specific for a minion:

  • Minion 1: Creeper
    • Minion 2: Aww Man!
  • Minion 1: Did you see that new super hero movie?"
    • Minion 2: No, I was working haha
    • Minion 1: Same!
  • Minion 1: Wanna do something after work?
    • Minion 2: Sure! When's that?"
    • Minion 1: No clue
  • Minion 1: Hi I'm (Type of the minion)
    • Minion 2: I know"
    • Minion 1: k
  • Minion 1: What if those stars are other SkyBlocks?
    • Minion 2: Wow, that's deep
    • Minion 1: We live in a simulation.
    • Minion 2: Calm down, Neo
  • Minion 1: Shifumi?
    • Minion 2: Sure 3 2 1
    • (Both minions hold out either paper, rock or shears)
    • Winner: Ha, I won!
    • Loser: YOU CHEATED
  • Minion 1: Pretty sure you are shorter than me.
    • Minion 2: We are the same size...
    • Minion 1: Yeah right.
  • Minion 1: Did you hear that new song yet?
    • Minion 2: Not yet, I've been working haha!
    • Minion 1: Same!
  • Minion 1: Boop!
    • Minion 2: What?
    • Minion 1: Boop!
    • Minion 2: Please no.
    • Minion 1: Boooooooop!
  • Minion 1: Ah, I'm so alone.
    • Minion 2: What about me?
    • Minion 1: You don't count.
  • Minion 1: I always get scared at night.
    • Minion 2: Cool. (Shows only at night)
  • Minion 1: You have been doing really well recently!
    • Minion 2: Thanks, you too!
    • Minion 1: Keep it up!
  • Minion 1: Heigh ho, heigh ho
    • Minion 2: It's home from work we go
  • Minion 1 (to a Pig Minion): You mind cleaning up your mess sometimes?
    • Minion 2 (Pig Minion): Stop bothering me!
    • Minion 1: But your Pigs, they smell.
  • Minion 1 (to a Cow Minion): You mind cleaning up your mess sometimes?
    • Minion 2 (Cow Minion): Please leave me alone
    • Minion 1: But your Cows, they are so dirty!
    • Minion 2: I know!

(Happens only if Jerry is near the minions)

  • Minion 1: I don't trust that Jerry guy...
    • Minion 2: Why not?
    • Minion 1: He's just standing there, menacingly.

See also


History

SkyBlock Prototype
June 11, 20190.1Cobblestone Minion I.png Added Minions.
June 13, 20190.2The requirement to unlock a new minion slot has been reduced.
The maximum minion island cap is now 20.
June 26, 20190.4The Minion menu UI has been changed.
July 2, 20190.5Added Fishing Minion I.png Fishing Minion I.
Aug 2, 20190.7Added Minion Skin as a cosmetic feature.
Sep 11, 20190.7.1Added new Minion dialogs.
Oct 11, 20190.7.2Added Revenant Minion I.png Revenant Minion I and Tarantula Minion I.png Tarantula Minion I minions.
Minions now get a 10% debuff on the next action if they "spawn" twice in a row, unless you did the harvesting action yourself.
Increased Fishing Minion speed by approximately 15%.
Dec 18, 20190.7.5Added Snow Minion I.png Snow Minion I.
Feb 21, 20200.7.6The Minion Collection Menu now shows all tiers of every minions when clicking on them.
Added a way to view all minion recipes from the minion menu itself.
Jan 15, 20210.11Added Mithril Minion I.png Mithril Minion I.

References

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