User Guide On Barter With Piglins


What do you know about Barter with Piglins? Minecraft is an interesting game that brings creativity to many people. Users are known to have produced massively scaled reproductions of real-life structures in the game. Naturally, experts keep launching the latest content to keep their users busy every once a while. But with the latest updates comes the challenge of getting yourself familiar with new mechanics.

During the whole process, you probably end up missing out on some details which might not sit well. If you don’t know about it, then you are in the right place. Come let’s take a look at the Barter system in Minecraft and how you can barter with Piglins.

Barter with Piglins:

Bartering with Piglins is quite an easy and simple process whenever you have the right equipment. Let’s take a look at the things you want to barter with Piglins.

Barter With Piglins


  • A piece of Gold armor
  • Gold Ingots


Equip your gold armor piece and head over to a Piglin settlement on the map. After facing a Piglin, just drop a Gold Ingot near their feet and wait for a while to interact with it. After you throw the Ingot, the Piglin will select it up and look it for 6s or 8s depending on the game platform. Once checked, the gold ingot will be added to the Piglin’s inventory and the item dropped randomly in exchange for the Gold. Now just walk over and select the dropped item to add it to your inventory.

Barter with Piglins – Dropped Items by a Piglin During Barter

There is no efficient way of obtaining which item will be dropped by a Piglin in exchange for your Gold Ingot but here is a nifty table discussing your chances of getting a rare item.

# Dropped Item Quantity of dropped items Chances of getting this item Weight of the Item in your inventory
1 Soul Sand 4 to 16 9.46% 40
2 Crying Obsidian 1 to 3 9.46% 40
3 Obsidian 1 9.46% 40
4 Nether Brick 4 to 16 9.46% 40
5 Leather 4 to 10 9.46% 40
6 Gravel 8 to 16 9.46% 40
7 Fire Charge 1 to 5 9.46% 40
8 String 8 to 24 4.73% 20
9 Ender Pearl 4 to 8 4.73% 20
10 Magma Cream 2 to 6 4.73% 20
11 Glowstone Dust 5 to 12 4.73% 20
12 Nether Quartz 8 to 16 4.73% 20
13 Potion Of Fire Resistance 1 2.36% 10
14 Splash Potion Of Fire Resistance 1 2.36% 10
15 Iron Nugget 9 to 36 2.36% 10
16 Iron Boots with Soul Speed (Random) 1 1.89% 8
17 Enchanted Book With Soul Speed (Random) 1 1.18% 5

What happens if I drop several Gold Ingots?

After dropping several Ingots at the feet of a Piglin then the Piglin will begin selecting up and checking them one by one. After the required examining time of 6s or 8s is finished depending on your platform. Then the Piglin will begin dropping items one by one. You can then choose them up and then add them to your in-game inventory. When there are no more Gold Ingots left to test, the Piglin will move back to its normal NPC behavior.

What if I drop another item rather than Gold Ingots?

Gold Ingots

Gold Ingots: These are the only item accepted by Piglins for bartering. If you drop any other item in front of a Piglin, then they will just select it up and add it to their inventory. It includes armor, weapons, gold nuggets, and gold blocks.

Barter with baby Piglins – Is it Possible or Not?

No, you can’t barter with baby Piglins. Baby Piglins are powerless of barter. If you try to barter with them, a baby Piglin will just select the Gold Ingot and then add it to their inventory?

What happened if I press a Piglin while bartering?

It causes the Piglin to add the Gold Ingot to their inventory without providing you anything in exchange for it. You can also be able to barter with them any further rather than produce extra Gold Ingots.

I mistakenly press a Piglin while bartering. How do I get my Ingot back?

If you want to get your Gold Ingot back from the Piglin. Then you should kill them or wait a while to die naturally. Once dead, the Piglin will drop the Gold Ingot that you can then gather and add to your inventory.


Here’s all about “Barter With Piglins”. I hope this article helped you to easily barter with Piglins in Minecraft. If you have any queries and questions then let us know in the comment section below!

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