I found traces of explosion (and missing villagers) in my village.

Did villagers aggro some creepers, or was it someone else on the server?

  • Next time could you tell us if it's in SMP or in Single Player ? :) – Depado May 21 '12 at 8:52
  • It is SMP. I thought it could be inferred from the words "someone other from the server" :-) – catbert Jun 3 '12 at 0:43
  • It may not have been a griefer. Mobs can sometimes accidentally trigger aggro on each other, and if one triggered it on a creeper, it could have resulted in this explosion. – Zibbobz Jan 28 '15 at 18:20

No, only zombies attack the villagers. A creeper may have tried to blow up someone else or else it could have been a griefer.


The creepers wont attack villagers. Only zombies will and sometimes during a siege they will gang up on one villagers door and break it down allowing them to kill the creeper inside!! A creeper could also blow up but this is highly unlikely as the player is the only one who can anger it.


Creepers don't attack villagers. It was probably a griefer.


Minecraft is created such that creepers cannot attack villagers. Other mobs such as the zombie and griefer will attack a villager. However, creepers may kill or damage villagers if you (or another player) agitates it. Happy playing! :)

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