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[100% True] A Guide to the Origin of Herobrine

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The Origin of Herobrine

There is a lot of legend shrouding Herobrine, but who is he really? In every major update, Jeb/Notch claims to have removed Herobrine and many stories have been published truley making this entity "The Yeti of Minecraft." I have pieced together, for you, a full guide about Herobrine using only 100% proven facts. Enjoy!

Herobrine Photos... FAKE!

There is no proof that Herobrine has existed. o Realo Photos have been taken only to be proven wrong. You can tell if a photo of Herobrine is fake if:

- Herobrine is not moving. Herobrine is a hostile mob.

- Herobrine has his arms to his side. There is a popular texture that turns iron doors into Herobrine.

- Traces of mods are present (Duh)

More on Herobrine being proved false: http://www.planetminecraft.com/forums/herobrine-t3415.html (Very Helpful)

The Legends and the Facts

Many people believe Herobrine is Notcho s dead brother, however Notch does not have a dead brother. Here is one of the most popular legends:


Zeranny has noted against this story:

"Notch could not have coded something that comes into your singleplayer world, builds, destroys and watches you and then hack the Minecraft Forum to delete your post and give you a 404, or make an automated forum account that sends you a pm and deletes itself."

Possibly the most crushing blow against Herobrine's existence is in this tweet actually posted by Notch:


Many would now believe that Notch created Herobrine to create a certain type of lore and intrigue to Minecraft and also to blame any glitches that may occur in updates. However, the true creator of the story of Herobrine is kizzycocoa, an avid Minecraft player and admin on Minecraft Forums.

More on legend: http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Herobrine


What do you think? I believe that it is now obvious that Herobrine has never been existed or at least never confirmed. Real or not real however, Herobrine has fulfilled his purpose of creating a sense of lore and mystery to Minecraft which will forever hold a place in Minecrafter's hearts.

One more thing, in honor of this blog surpassing 1,000 views a have hidden Herobrine in one of my more popular submissions. First one to find him gets his/her/its name on this blog!

What do you think? Post in the comments below!


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04/19/2018 4:20 pm
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MrSurge_'s Avatar
I had a chat with kizzycocoa on DeviantArt, he is NOT the creator of Herobrine, but someone who helped to get Herobrine onto the Minecraft Wiki.

As for Herobrine's real creator, no one knows who or where he is now, but I bet he's happy with how his creation has came along.
09/05/2013 10:14 pm
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EpIc_MiNeCrAfTeR2011's Avatar
HERO BRINE is real in alpha
05/23/2013 9:46 pm
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CBT2011's Avatar
Herobrine WAS real for a time in Alpha I think. But after Alpha he suddenly disappeared but Jeb is planning to bring him back! I've seen some Mojang commentary on this.
10/04/2012 12:01 pm
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TailsAz's Avatar
He's Real!
10/23/2012 7:18 am
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CivilizationLord's Avatar
He could be but the evidence is not in his favor.
09/06/2012 4:49 pm
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LeoL274's Avatar
I think he is real, but only a glitch, a failed, sort of mirror experiment. It copies your appearance, just with the eyes failed and the movements, because Herobrine occasionally moves, just the twitch of his head, which makes it likely that he's a glitch.
09/17/2012 5:00 pm
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CivilizationLord's Avatar
That I certainly a possibility! Perhaps it is just a defection glitch Notch decided to have fun with.
09/04/2012 7:55 pm
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Gamez4Dummies's Avatar
I say hes fake. Never seen him, never will. Code doesn't lie XD Learned Java just to follow this rumor<3
09/04/2012 6:30 am
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Linkofages's Avatar
when i hear of the farlands i think of Kurtjmac XD
09/03/2012 3:43 pm
Level 18 : Journeyman Miner
Erythmarie's Avatar
Yep, my opinion is that he /isn't/ real. And I realize that others have a different opinion, it doesn't matter. But srly, this is like the Bigfoot of Minecraft.. xD
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