When zombie pigmen were first added way back in Alpha 1.2.0 their drops were different from how they are today. They didn't drop gold, instead dropping cooked porkchops. This gives you an option to face a tough enemy for a good reward; some of the best food in the game (at the time). Now, what do pigmen drop? Gold nuggets. All the risk of battling a pigmen swarm and you receive little to no reward. Yes, you can make gold farms, but at that point you aren't even fighting them. Do we really need two mobs that drop rotten flesh? I say bring back the porkchop drop, maybe not as many as before, like a guaranteed porkchop per pigman, because they don't have a lot of flesh left. This makes pigmen actually worth fighting, and even more valuable for farming.
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