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Bee Species

This list shows all Bee Species added by Forestry, Extra Bees and Magic Bees. There are a total of 193 (202 including "extinct") different Bee species. For detailed information, visit the corresponding Bee pages.

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Mundane Bees [Expand/Collapse All][edit]

Mundane bees refers to all bees which can be found naturally in Bee Hives. "Requires" indicates the nearby item the species needs initially to produce, if it varies from normal flowers. Species added to Forestry branches are marked (ExB).

Mundane Bees [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Forest Bee Forest Forest Hive Requires Normal Flowers Honey Comb
Meadows Bee Meadows Meadows Hive Requires Normal Flowers Honey Comb
Modest Bee Modest Desert Hive Requires Cacti Parched Comb
Tropical Bee Tropical Jungle Hive Requires Fern or Vine Silky Comb
Wintry Bee Wintry Snow Hive Requires Normal Flowers Frozen Comb
Marshy Bee Marshy Swamp Hive Requires Mushroom Mossy Comb
Water Bee Water Water Hive Requires Lily Pad Wet Comb
Rocky Bee Rocky Rock Hive Requires Stone Rocky Comb
Embittered Bee Embittered Nether Hive Requires Nether Wart Simmering Comb
Marbled Bee Marbled Marble Hive Requires Normal Flowers Honey Comb
Valiant Bee Valiant Any Hive Any bee from a wild hive has a 5% chance of being Valiant instead. Cocoa Comb

Sugar

Ender Bee Ender End Hive Requires Dragon Egg Mysterious Comb

Forestry Bees[Expand/Collapse All][edit]

Common Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Forest Bee Forest Forest Hive Honey Comb
Meadows Bee Meadows Meadows Hive Honey Comb
Common Bee Common Hive Bee + Different Hive Bee (15%) Honey Comb
Cultivated Bee Cultivated Common + Hive Bee (12%) Honey Comb
Noble Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Noble Bee Noble Common + Cultivated (10%) Dripping Comb
Majestic Bee Majestic Noble + Cultivated (8%) Maximum fertility (4x Drones) Dripping Comb
Imperial Bee Imperial Noble + Majestic (8%) Beatific effect (regeneration) Dripping Comb

Royal Jelly

Industrious Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Diligent Bee Diligent Common + Cultivated (10%) Stringy Comb
Unweary Bee Unweary Diligent + Cultivated (8%) Stringy Comb
Industrious Bee Industrious Diligent + Unweary (8%) Only bee to produce Pollen. Stringy Comb

Pollen

Heroic Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Steadfast Bee Steadfast Only found in dungeon chests. Nocturnal Cocoa Comb
Valiant Bee Valiant 5% Chance from Beehives; also in dungeon chests Cocoa Comb

Sugar

Heroic Bee Heroic Steadfast + Valiant (6%) Can only be created in a forest biome. Heroic effect (fights mobs) Cocoa Comb
Infernal Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Sinister Bee Sinister Modest + Cultivated (60%)

Tropical + Cultivated (60%)

Aggressive (causes about one damage per second if you stand near)

This species can only be created in the Nether.

Simmering Comb
Fiendish Bee Fiendish Sinister + Cultivated (40%)

Sinister + Modest (40%)
Sinister + Tropical (40%)

Aggressive (causes about one damage per second if you stand near)

This species can only be created in the Nether.

Simmering Comb

Ash

Demonic Bee Demonic Sinister + Fiendish (25%) Aggressive (causes about one damage per second if you stand near)

This species can only be created in the Nether.

Simmering Comb

Glowstone Dust

Austere Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Modest Bee Modest Desert Hive Nocturnal Parched Comb
Frugal Bee Frugal Modest + Sinister (16%)

Modest + Fiendish (10%)

This species can only be created in a hot/arid or hellish/arid biome Parched Comb
Austere Bee Austere Modest + Frugal (8%) Creeper effect (will cause explosions if you stand near)

This species can only be created in a hot/arid or hellish/arid biome

Parched Comb

Powdery Comb

End Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Ender Bee Ender Found in End Hives Dragon egg as flower. 'Ends' effect (deals damage when standing near the apiary). Mysterious Comb
Tropical Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Tropical Bee Tropical Jungle Hive "Jungle Flowers" are vines or ferns

Negative Effect. (Poison)

Silky Comb
Exotic Bee Exotic Austere + Tropical (12%) Produces Silky Combs the fastest. Silky Comb
Edenic Bee Edenic Exotic + Tropical (8%) "Explorer" effect gives experience (can stack). Silky Comb
Frozen Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Wintry Bee Wintry Snow Hive Maximum fertility (4 drones). Freezing Effect. Frozen Comb
Icy Bee Icy Industrious + Wintry (12%) Frozen Comb

Ice Shard

Glacial Bee Glacial Icy + Wintry (8%) Frozen Comb

Ice Shard

Frigid Bee Frigid (ExB) Wintry + Diligent (10%) Added by Extra Bees Frozen Comb
Absolute Bee Absolute (ExB) Ocean + Frigid (8%) Added by Extra Bees Frozen Comb

Glacial Comb

Festive Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Leporine Bee Leporine Meadows + Forest This species can only be created around Easter. (approx. April 6-15) (10%) Silky Comb

Egg

Merry Bee Merry Wintry + Forest This species can only be created around Christmas. (approx. December 21-27) (10%) Frozen Comb

Ice Shard

Tipsy Bee Tipsy Wintry + Meadows This species can only be created around New Year's Eve. (approx. Dec 27 - Jan 2) (10%) Frozen Comb

Ice Shard

Celebratory Bee Celebratory (ExB) Austere + Excited (5%) Added by Extra Bees.
Agrarian Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Rural Bee Rural Meadows + Diligent (12%) This species can only be created in a Plains biome. Wheaten Comb
Farmed Bee Farmed (ExB) Cultivated + Rural (10%) Added by Extra Bees Wheaten Comb

Seedy Comb

Boggy Branch [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Marshy Bee Marshy Swamp Hive Mossy Comb
Damp Bee Swamp (ExB) Common + Marshy (10%) Added by Extra Bees Mossy Comb
Boggy Bee Boggy (ExB) Swamp + Marshy (8%) Added by Extra Bees Mossy Comb
Fungal Bee Fungal (ExB) Boggy + Swamp (8%) Added by Extra Bees Mossy Comb

Fungal Comb

Extra Bees (Extra Bees mod)[edit]

You can view the Bees added by the Extra Bees mod on the Extra Bee Species page.

Magic Bees[edit]

You can view the Bees added by the Magic Bees mod on the Magic Bee Species page.


Other [Expand/Collapse All][edit]

The following 6 bee species were available in previous or special versions of Forestry. They can no longer be bred, but can be obtained with usage of the /givedrone and /giveprincess commands, providing that cheats are enabled on the world/server that the player is playing on.

"Extinct- From Forestry" [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Vindictive Bee Vindictive Unobtainable. Not listed in-game.
Vengeful Bee Vengeful Unobtainable. Not listed in-game.
Avenging Bee Avenging Unobtainable. Not listed in-game.
Darkened Bee Darkened Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Available only in FTB Retro SSP.
Obtaining this bee in Retro SSP pack described here:

In FTB Retro SSP only, available by cross-breeding a Modest and a Wintry Bee with a block of Dark Matter (a block from Equivalent Exchange 2, not included in any other FTB packs) under the Apiary and a Mark 2 Antimatter Relay (also EE2) next to the Apiary with one Dark Matter's worth of EMC (energy matter currency, a value for all vanilla and some mod items; cobblestone has value one, diamond has value 8192, 8192 cobble equals one diamond) inside for each desired mutation. One pure princess and two pure drones costs 6 DM's worth of EMC.


Not to be confused with the Darkened Bee added by Extra Bees.
Darkened Comb
Reddened Bee Reddened Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Available only in FTB Retro SSP.
Obtaining this bee in Retro SSP pack described here:

In FTB Retro SSP only, available by cross-breeding a Darkened and a Tropical Bee with a block of Red Matter (the tier above Dark Matter in EE2 tech, used for end-game tools/armor) under the Apiary and a Mark 3 Antimatter Relay next to the Apiary with one Red Matter's worth of EMC inside for each desired mutation. One pure princess and two pure drones costs 6 RM's worth of EMC.

Reddened Comb
Omega Bee Omega Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Available only in FTB Retro SSP.
Obtaining this bee in Retro SSP pack described here:

In FTB Retro SSP only, available by cross-breeding a Darkened and a Reddened Bee in the Nether. Does not require EMC, but Reddened and Darkened Bees must first somehow acquire the requisite temperature/humidity tolerance to be bred in the Nether, as such tolerances are not default traits.

Omega Comb
"Extinct- From Extra Bees" [Expand/Collapse]
Species Origin Special Notes Produce
Perilous Bee Perilous Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Creeper effect (causes random explosions around the apiary/alveary not to be confused with creepers effect) Unstable Comb
Hazardous Bee Hazardous Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Creeper effect (causes random explosions around the apiary/alveary not to be confused with creepers effect) Unstable Comb
Explosive Bee Explosive Unobtainable. Not listed in-game. Creeper effect (causes random explosions around the apiary/alveary not to be confused with creepers effect) Unstable Comb


The following 9 bee species are added by Extra Bees, but also require GregTech to be enabled:

GregTech Required Bee Species [Expand/Collapse]
Galvanized Bee
Galvanized Bee
Invincible Bee
Invincible Bee
Impregnable Bee
Impregnable Bee
Sodalite Bee
Sodalite Bee
Pyrite Bee
Pyrite Bee
Bauxite Bee
Bauxite Bee
Cinnabar Bee
Cinnabar Bee
Sphalerite Bee
Sphalerite Bee
Olivine Bee
Olivine Bee


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