According to Minecraft Wiki, I can get heads from killing a mob using Charged Creepers (except for wither skeletons). However, is there a way for me to get Dragon heads by killing Ender Dragons with creepers? I wanted to ask before I try as I did not want my efforts to be wasted.(my trident is breaking)

Any help on this question will be deeply appreciated.


No. I tested this by traveling to the end and typing /execute at @e[type=minecraft:ender_dragon,limit=1] run summon minecraft:creeper ~ ~ ~ {powered:1b,ExplosionRadius:30b,Fuse:0,ignited:1b}.

This summoned a charged creeper that killed the enderdragon instantly. The dragon did not drop a head.


To my knowledge, the only way to obtain dragon heads are from the End city ships.

On death, the Ender dragon can only give a dragon egg (for the first dragon death only), spawn an end gateway at the end of the main island (one new gateway spawns in per dragon death, which caps out at 20), and varying amounts of exp. orbs, with the amount depending on whether it was the first death or a following death (the dragon drops 12000 exp. on its first death, and drops only 500 in future deaths).

It's unlikely that charged creepers are able to effect the Ender dragon's drops, since the dragon's drops are more about spawning certain blocks in the world and exp. orbs, rather than actual items.

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    The dragon drops 12K xp on first kill, and 500 on subsequent kills. Also, there can be at most 20 gateways at the end island. Each dragon kill spawns one gateway, until there are 20 cap. – fasterthanlight Sep 11 '20 at 13:02

I'm 65% sure it wouldn't work. but it might. I think it's likely that the only way to get them is the front end of end city ships.

  • End ships are quite rare though... Therefore I want to get dragon heads the more efficient way – DREADLORD XD Sep 12 '20 at 2:44
  • Currently, on my seed, I did not find any end ships... – DREADLORD XD Sep 12 '20 at 11:35
  • @DREADLORD XD you could use the Chunk Base website to find where End cities are in your End dimension. Chunk Base is a commonly used website to find where specific biomes and structures are in different world seeds, update versions (it can go from 1.3 to 1.16 if I could recall), dimensions, and editions of the game (Java, Bedrock, and Discontinued Console). Upon searching "Chunk base end city finder" on Google search, I was able to find the website quite easily. If you'd like a link to the End city finder for convenience sake: chunkbase.com/apps/endcity-finder – BlueTangsRock Sep 12 '20 at 20:56
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    @qwertyCTRL okay thanks – DREADLORD XD Sep 13 '20 at 1:21
  • your welcome. still, it may work, I'm just saying that it probably will not work. – qwertyCTRL Nov 10 '20 at 16:55

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