Foxes are cute animals that can be found in the wilds of the Minecraft. If you want to make friends with these cuties and want them to follow you in the game, you will have to tame them. But taming a fix in Minecraft is not at all easy. They are shy animals and will keep on scuttling away from you. Hence, to tame foxes in Minecraft, you will need to have some knowledge about their behavior in the game. That’s what we are here to help you with. In this guide, we will walk you through how to tame a fox in Minecraft and where to find them in the game.
Where to Find a Fox in Minecraft?
Foxes are nocturnal animals and therefore can only be found when it is completely dark. They are spawned in the regions of the taiga biomes, which are normal taiga, giant tree taiga, and snowy taiga biomes. The foxes spawned in normal and giant tree taiga are red-colored, whereas those spawned in the snowy biomes are white-colored. Foxes in Minecraft are usually found in a group of two to four. So all you need to do to find a fox in Minecraft is to wait till the dark and then head on to the taiga regions.
How to Tame a Fox in Minecraft?
Now suppose you have found a group of foxes in the taiga regions, the next thing to do is tame a fox. Naturally, taming a wild adult fox is not possible in the game. What you can do here is make two foxes from the group to procreate so that you can tame their offspring. There is also a 5% chance that you find a baby fox in Minecraft.
Making two foxes procreate won’t be easy as well, as they will keep on scuttling away from you due to fear and their shy nature. What you can do is keep a handful of sweet berries while going out to tame a fox in Minecraft and make a new friend. When you find the foxes, feed sweet berries to two foxes whom you want to mate with each other. If they receive your berries a heart sign will appear in front of them. This will start the process and you will eventually see an offspring. The offspring of these two foxes will naturally be tamed, but it still won’t be your best friend.
How to Make Fox a Friend in Minecraft?
Fox cubs that you just tamed will trust you, but the trust on parents cannot be overridden this quickly. Due to the nature of a fox, the baby cub will follow adult foxes and not you. Hence, you will have to attach a lead to the baby fox and wait until it grows old and stops following other adult foxes. Then the tamed fox will become your friend and start following you wherever you go.
Your fox friend will also give you some help during your adventure. It will attack and bring you leftovers of his food which includes chickens, rabbits, feathers, salmon, and some fishes. The fox will also attack those who are trying to attack your character in the game.