Iron Belly achievement in Minecraft

Iron Belly

Stop starvation using Rotten Flesh.

Iron Belly0
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How to unlock the Iron Belly achievement

  • CaptainAdeCaptainAde508,957
    30 Aug 2017 30 Aug 2017
    54 4 30
    Starvation is the point where your hunger levels are so bad, you start to take damage to your health, so simply run around, doing what you normally do and let your hunger level run down. When you start taking damage, eat some rotten flesh and the achievement is yours. It is important to note that your hunger levels do not deplete if you are inactive, so you cannot stand still and wait for hunger to kick in.

    It is wise to have some normal food, such as steak, to hand as well, as rotten flesh can give you food poisoning, which could do further harm.

    The easiest way I found to get rotten flesh was to run into a cave armed with bow & arrow, as zombies only spawn at night. You could also find some by building a simple shack in the middle of no where with a bed in it, wait till night time and then sleep till morning. Any monsters that will spawn at night will be cooked in the daylight, leaving behind their drops (apart from creepers and spiders)

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    Malboa77I got it by just spamming both "eating rotten flesh" and "starving button" in the achievement world. Got it in under 10 minutes.
    Posted by Malboa77 on 14 Jan at 10:40
    MidnitePizzamon2/6/22 - Got it by spamming starve and eat button (till youre full). Took about 10 mins.
    Posted by MidnitePizzamon on 06 Feb at 22:30
    XBSWANKNEWT86This achievement wasn't working for me so came on here (obviously haha). Still didn't work then realised there was an update (1.18.12) and have now got this achievement. Working for me, hope it works for you all too 😊
    Posted by XBSWANKNEWT86 on 17 Feb at 22:06
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  • HAWIBOHAWIBO476,608
    14 Apr 2020 02 Dec 2021 03 Dec 2021
    8 1 3
    If you truly are struggling with this achievement I have a solution that worked for me. I tried everything. First of all put your game on hard, and get at least 20 pieces of rotten flesh on a new survival world. Then dig a whole and block your self in. Just keep jumping in till you have no hunger left. Let your heart deplete till it’s the last half heart left. Eat the rotten flesh and keep jumping let your hungry deplete again. Then eat rotten flesh again keep doing it over and over and the achievement should pop. It took about 6 eatings for my achievement to pop. Remember if you don’t eat as soon as your hunger is fully gone, that last half heart will go and you will die. If this has work for anyone please message saying it has for others. Thank you.
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    Anubis Gamma+1, this work for me. 🖤
    Posted by Anubis Gamma on 13 Dec 21 at 18:18
    el FrenoxWorked!
    Posted by el Frenox on 22 Dec 21 at 21:50
    PrimeBigTimeJust got it today after trying for hours on different worlds. I ended up getting it on an achievement world and just did it 50 times in a row until it eventually popped.
    Posted by PrimeBigTime on 27 Dec 21 at 00:02
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