Ender pearls are items that have a 50% chance of being dropped by an enderman upon their death and it is used to craft the Eye of Ender item and to teleport. They are a critical component in locating end portals used to access the End.
The most reliable source of ender pearls is through killing endermen as they have a 50% chance of dropping one. The number of pearls dropped increases by 1 per level of Looting with a maximum of 4 with Looting III. Ender pearls can also be found in altar chests across strongholds, they have about a 23% chance of spawning. Players can buy ender pearls from an expert-level cleric villager for 5 emeralds.
An enderman dropping an ender pearl when killed (via screenshot)
Ender pearls can be thrown by the players to teleport to the spot where the pearl land but this deals 5 damage to the player every time they teleport. The ender peals do not all follow the same path when thrown in the same direction, their direction and velocity are slightly randomized. Ender pearls are used to make an Eye of Ender and this is done by placing blaze powder next to an ender pearl in the crafting grid.
Ender pearls are a very important item in the game as players cannot go to the End without their help. It is used to craft the Eye of Ender which is used to locate and activate the end portals. Players can also use ender pearls for teleporting by simply throwing them in the desired direction.
A. Players can get ender pearls from villagers, by killing ender men, or loot chests in woodland mansions and strongholds.
A. Killing ender men and bartering with piglins are the most reliable ways of getting ender pearls.
A. After you teleport to a thrown ender pearls it will despawn.