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Minecraft | What Does Bad Omen Do?

Minecraft Bad Omen

In Minecraft there are many harmful status effects you can get, like Bad Omen. But what is this status effect? What does it do to players? How do you get rid of it? If you have asked these questions and want to know the answers then you’re in luck. Here is what this harmful status effect does.

What Does Bad Omen Do in Minecraft?
Minecraft Bad Omen

The Bad Omen status effect causes a raid to happen when a player with this status effect enters a village. When a raid occurs, the village will be attacked by Illager’s. The raid won’t stop until all the villagers have been killed or the beds belonging to the villagers are destroyed.

If you decide to help defend the village there a few things you should know. Depending on what level the Bad Omen effect is, it will cause more waves to occur in raids. The number of waves increases by two depending on difficulty, as well as the number and types of enemies that attack.  But the loot from killing these enemies will also increase, with some even dropping enchanted weapons.

How to Get Rid of Bad Omen

This effect can be gained by killing a an Illager Patrol, Illager Outpost, or an Illager Raid captain. This status effect will go away on its own after one hour and forty minutes. If you don’t want to wait this long, there is a way to get rid of this effect.

Players can get rid of the Bad Omen status effect by drinking milk, which you can get by milking a cow. Simply interact with a cow with a bucket in hand you will see it fill up with milk for you to drink. After drinking you can begin visiting villages again.

That is what the Bad Omen status effect does in Minecraft. Now you can protect the many lives of the villagers in your game… Or get them killed depending on how you feel. If you like guides on Minecraft and would like to see more then check out the links below:

Written by Andrew Smith