To help with server performance there are certain limits on certain tasks. If you're having issues with mobs despawning or certain redstone not working, check this list.

Read "Animal Exceptions" before panicking.


Limit of 3 per person. No chunk limit.


These limits are per chunk. All animals are counted together towards the 20 limit.

For example, 10 sheep + 10 cows = 20 animals.

Limit: 20

Includes: Pig, Cow, Horse, Rabbit, Sheep, Chicken, Villager.


These limits are per chunk.

Limit: 20

Includes: Zombie, Skeleton, Slime, Creeper, Squid.


These limits are per chunk.

Hopper: 30

Piston: 18

Sticky Piston: 18

Observer: 10

Animal Exceptions

These animals are NOT counted towards the limits. Any abuse of this will count as an exploit and not allowed by the rules.

  • Tamed Animals

  • Named Animals

  • Animals with saddle

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