Silverfish are a type of mob that are naturally spawned in the game. They are small and aggressive insect like monsters. If a silverfish is hit, it can call for reinforcements from other nearby rocks.
The silverfish are the fifth smallest mob in the game. Usually, the silverfish are located 10 blocks below average ground. However, they can be found deeper in lava, under water, or even underground.
The silverfish don’t bite humans, but they are dangerous to other players. These creatures can spawn swarms that can overwhelm anyone. A diamond sword with Sweeping Edge can easily kill all the silverfish in a single swipe.
There are 3 different types of stone silverfish block. These blocks spawn from the monster spawners in strongholds. Some of the most common biomes where they can spawn are in the mountain, extreme hills, and woodland mansion biomes.
Silverfish spawn at light levels between 11 and 12. They can spawn on a variety of blocks, including chisy stone bricks. When a silverfish enters a stone block, it turns the block into an infested stone. It takes slightly longer to mine the block.
To keep the silverfish from spawning, you can surround the block with redstone. You can also use glowstone to prevent them from spawning.
Once a silverfish is killed, it will go back to its block. In the same area, other silverfish will spawn. This is an effective strategy to eliminate the threat of a swarm.