Hoglin confirmed as new mob in Minecraft 1.16 Nether Update


Hot on the heels of the Nether Update reveal (AKA Minecraft 1.16) and the community led, Mojang today announced the official name for the new Nether mob in 1.16. Formerly named the Piglin Beast as a placeholder name only, the finalized name was revealed today as the Hoglin.

The Hoglin is a warthog looking animal that will be found in certain new Nether Biomes come 1.16 and will be auto-hostile top the player. The Hoglin is expected to be a new food source in the Nether, allowing for Nether realm bases.


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