This mob, the Piglin Runt, would be the piglin equivalent of a nitwit, as well as the nether equivalent of a pet.
The Piglin Runt is a piglin that was cast out from its tribe, due to its size. It would be very rare.
The piglin runt would look like an average piglin, but with a few changes. It would obviously be much smaller than a normal piglin. It would be about one and a quarter blocks tall. It would have much longer tusks than a normal piglin, tusks protruding from its face. The piglin runt also walks hunched over, and while sprinting becomes fully quadrupedal. When sprinting, it would be faster than a human.
The runt would be a neutral mob, which would primarily run away from any danger, but would fight if necessary.
A runt will run from a player unless they hold up a golden carrot. When a carrot is thrown by a player at a runt which is not afraid of the player, the piglin will grab the carrot and eat it. This might raise the runt's trust. The higher the trust, the less likely it is to run, and it might eventually start following the player, though it will never follow a player everywhere. It might also attack those who attack the player, though it will always retreat when very hurt.
The runt would also have quite a bit of personality, interacting with some objects and just sniffing around. It would pick up items on the ground and play with them, sort of like a fox, and would eat dropped meat and nether wart, which could be used to replenish its health.
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