For 5 years I’ve heard people asking for “Tamable Dragons” In VMC. (I’m one of them) Now I know what you’re thinking. Dragons! For Vanilla Minecraft? This thing Again? Flight is too “Over Powered”!!! BUT…
It’s not flight that’s Over Powered, but the thought of ENDLESS flight that would be too OP
This is thought to be because Horses, Mules & Donkeys would no longer be useful anymore. Although it wouldn’t be entirely true if we had Wagons (For traveling purposes (You could bring about (any) 6 blocks with you)) and chariots (For stronger attacks (The faster you go) &/or to bring 1 of any block with you). Hiiinnt, hiiinnt! No?
(You can ignore that last sentence)
Ok. Getting back to the point…
What if we had TDs (Tamable Dragons) that aren’t too OP?
Now, before you could get TDs you’ll need to defeat the End Dragon X4 (Every time you defeat the End Dragon X4: 5 Dragons will have a 60% chance of spawning in the Over World (In non-loaded chunks)) (This is to make them rare enough so that their not too OP) (This is just 1 reason)
TDs would be a bit smaller than the End Dragon, are not as Strong as the End Dragon and can't break Blocks. They would also the Damage would NOT be as affective to use against the Ender Dragon as a Diamond Sword
Ok. Here are my ideas for Tamable Dragons:
(“Tamable Dragons” are a bit smaller than the “Ender Dragon”)
(Just for fun) There could be 4 different Variants of TDs.
Igneous/Fire, (Blows/Shoots fire & can shoot lightning & can’t Burn).
Aqua/Water, (Spits/Shoots a Guardian’s harming/mining fatigue ray & can shoot Ice & don’t need Air (You can breathe under water while riding them)).
Terra/Thorns (Coughs/Shoots Dirt (With a temporary fogy affect) & can shoot Stone Shards/spikes & have more Health).
& Eris/Air. (Gasps/shoots Poison & can shoot a Shulker’s Levitation Projectile (With a 3 block knockback) & are Faster).
Each Dragon has 15 Hearts of Health (Except for the TERRA/THORNS VARIANT that has 20-25) & 15 Bars of Hunger. They also have 3 more Oxygen Bobbles than you (Except for the AQUA/WATER VARIANT that doesn’t have or need any Bobbles).
They also have an Attack Meter right on top of the Health & Hunger Bars, with the altitude over it (The distance between the Dragon and the closest block under you).
These Dragons can turn into Zombie Variants as well, and can spawn with a Skeleton Variant to! So there would actually be 12 Variants. Plus! If the Ender Dragon hits your Dragon with “Dragon’s breath”, it will turn into an Ender Dragon (Only in the End). (To encourage people to not use dragons in the End) That’s a total of 13 Dragons PLUS the random colors they come in! (Not including Zombie & Skeletal types (Except for the Zombie Dragons eyes))
(Can ONLY spawn AFTER you beat the “Ender Dragon” and used up your “Elytra” Glider and get 500 XP (You would get ONE 500 XP Achievement)) For the first test they could be added to the game through a “summon” command (Snapshots). (“Commands” can be used to change its attributes)
To find these Dragons would be rare, with only a small chance of spawning. They can also spawn with or without their front legs. (The Body, Eyes, Scales/Spine, Horns, Wings and the Wings interior’s Colors would be random)
Igneous/Fire: (Spawn in HOT BIOMES &/or the NETHER around/close to Mob Spawners.
They will attack you on site and love to flap their wings & fly).
Aqua/Water: (Spawn in COLD BIOMES &/or in OCEANS around Temples or Igloos.
They will flee from you and love to swim & turn water into temporary Ice).
Terra/Thorns: (Spawn in FOREST BIOMES in wide open areas.
They will sometimes shoot Dirt at you and love to Jump & push).
Eris/Air: (Spawn in (FLAT) COLD or PLANES BIOMES or End (Far outer lands and only a 1% chance of spawn) flying in the air.
They will shoot you with a Levitation Projectile if you fail to tame it and loves to fly and shoot Levitation Projectiles to mobs in a Hostile state (Except for animals)). This last bit would encourage people to go DRAGON SLAYER.
Skeletons & Zombies can spawn on top of them 2.
To tame a Tamable Dragon would be different for each Variant.
Igneous/Fire: (The hardest to tame (Do to their Hostile nature and Flaming Breath), and require you to use Golden Apples or Golden Carets to calm them down for a while (Enchanted Golden/Notch Apples will calm them down for good). Once calmed down, you’ll need to feed them any type of COOKED MEAT and click on their Torso with a Saddle to finish taming it (Be careful not to feed them NON COOKED MEAT before you tame them, or they will become hostile again)).
Aqua/Water: (The Second Hardest to tame (Do to their fearful nature) Golden Apples or Golden Carets can also calm it down for a while (Enchanted Golden/Notch Apples Will calm them down for good). After it’s calmed down, feed it 64 of any FISH to add the Saddle).
Terra/Thorns: (Feed them any Golden Apple or Golden Carets, then any Stone, Rotten flesh, then any Crop to add the Saddle).
Eris/Air: (Feed them any Golden Apple or Golden Carets, then click on their Torso 3 times with your hand and lean wherever direction their flying towards (For a short random while)).
KILLING a Dragon would give you the “Dragon Slayer” Achievement (Worth 6-8 XP) for every Variant.
TAMING a Dragon would give you the "Dragon Rider" Achievement (Worth 5-7 XP) for every Variant.
To FLY these fantastic creatures, just click the saddle to get on like you would a horse (You can get the saddle back form the Inventory. BUT you won’t be able to interact with the dragon while sitting down) then Hold the “Jump” Button to lift off.
Tap the “Jump” Button to flap your wings and stay airborne (You’ll sometimes start to loose altitude at random times).
Click the “Turn Left” Button to turn left & click the “Turn Right” to turn right. Click the “Go Forward” Button to go up (the longer you hold, the more you face strait Up & Fly up faster) & click the “Go Backward” Button to go down (The longer you hold, the more you face strait down & fly Down faster (Dangerous)).
Hold the “Jump” Button to do a “Barrel Roll” (You go slower, BUT you can fly through smaller spaces by tuck-in your wings) & Hold the “Jump” & “Go Forward” Button to “Flip Backward over/Dodge” Other Dragons behind you or “Dodge” Arrows. (You have to be at least 9 blocks of the ground to do this)
You can’t fly if your wings don’t have enough space to open completely! (20x15 block space needed.) And you can’t fly dragons for any more than 0.8-3 minutes. And if your Dragons health is anywhere less than half way, flight will be diminished to less than 1 minute. You’ll have an “Energy Meter” to tell you how long you have left Before the Dragon stops flying of energy drain. You can fill it back up by waiting 1 MC day, or feeding them Zombie Flesh to speed up the process. And they can’t fly if their Health is to low (10%). (Dragons will need to get back to Full Health before they can get their “Energy Meter” to fill back up)
NOTE: Some Dragons can fly longer than others. (Some Dragons have a longer “Energy Meter”), BUT you can change the Length/Flight time of each Dragon by using Commands. (The same way you can change/choose the Variants (Like you would with the Horses Speed))
Worming: If you’re riding a Dragon, and the Dragon your flying dies or your flight limit is at 0%, you might fall to your death! (Elytra recommended) & “Tamable Dragons” fly 20-50% slower than using the “Elytra” Glider unless you’re holding the “Sprint” Button. (This will use up your “Energy Meter” and will slow down your “Attack Meter”) or use commands to change this attribute.
Each Dragon variant has its own unique fighting ability, but the basics are all the same.
You’ll have a Power/Attack meter that you’ll need to look at to achieve your stronger attacks (Much like the Horses “Jump Meter”). Hold your “Attack” Button to use tour ability (The attack meter will start to fill up until you let go of the Button or until it reaches the end of the meter. Afterwards, it will start to go back down (Once the meter starts to go down form the end of the meter, you’ll have to wait until the meter goes back down, to use the Dragon Attacks, BUT you can still break blocks and/or fight like you would with a Horse while waiting for the meter to go back down)). Let go of the “Attack” Button after your meter reaches 80% to Use a stronger attack.
Regular Attack: Blows/Shoots fire. (Will linger where it hits if it doesn’t hit an Entity)
Powered Attack: Shoots lightning). (The same amount of Damage as Lightning)
Regular Attack: Spits/Shoots a Guardian’s harming/mining fatigue ray. (Same amount of Damage as a Guardian’s harming/mining fatigue ray)
Powered Attack: Shoots Ice or Ice Shards. (5 ½ Hearts of Damage & a Slowness affect)
Regular Attack: Coughs/Shoots Dirt or Thorns. (3 ½ Hearts of Damage & a temporary Fogy/Blindness affect)
Powered Attack: Shoot Stone Shards/spikes. (7 Hearts of Damage)
Regular Attack: Gasps/shoots Poison. (The same amount of Damage as a Poison affect)
Powered Attack: Shoot a Shulker’s Levitation Projectile (With a 3 block knockback). (The same amount of Damage as a Shulker’s Levitation Projectile)
But every time that you kill 30 Entities with your Dragon, you will lose 1 XP. (Hostiles are worth 2-3 Entity kills) (You can get an Achievement for Dragon kills for each variant and (Wild) Dragon Slaying)
Breading: Still progressing
To bread Dragons you’ll first need to tame them (Unless you’re in “Creative Mode”. But the Offspring will also be Wild). After you Tame the Dragons you Want Bread, you’ll need to feed them “Netherwort” and any “Golden Apple”. (The babies will die with 1 ½ hits from a “Wooden Axe”)
Customization:You don't need to read this.
(You can customize your Dragons Only in creative mode.)
To Customize a Dragon, you’ll need dyes to change the parts of the Dragon (The Body, Eyes, Scales/Spine, Horns, Wings and the Wings interiors) according to the colored dye you use. (Click the part of the Dragon that you want to change the color of with the dye of your color of choice)
My thoughts: You don't need to read this.
The reason I didn’t add “Dragon Armor” is because it would be too OP. and I added Variants to make them more fun to play around with. And sense you would expect DRAGONS to breathe Fire, I desisted to add some combat mechanics. These might be over powered, but I would be disappointed if they could only fly.
I personally don’t see Constant Flight as too OP, but I can see why others might see otherwise. I guess my Asperger doesn’t let me. But the only reason I can think of that would make Constant Flight too OP would be that Horses wouldn’t be as useful. But that makes me think about the fact that you can ride Pigs too, BUT they aren’t as useful as horses (If of any use). Except Horses would still be useful, especially if they fix the ability to add chests to your horses.
I think that instead of having Dragons that you can fly forever, that you’ll should have a time limit, as well as Danger. But I also thought that because their “Dragons” that they should be able to shoot FIRE, and maybe even Ice. I think that this aspect would make them more fun to use. And worth it for the “Gold Apples” that I thought would help UN OP them a bit. (I think that you should be able you Toggle this with “Commands”)
For the Fighting aspect of them, I thought would be a good Idea to add STRONGER attacks that would be harder to do but cause more damage, and different Variants of attacks each with their own use and purpose.
I also think that they would also be great for “Hunger Games” and “Team Wars”, as well as “Custom Maps” and “Structures” and also Movie Based Creations that recommend Dragons.
And YES. I’ve been asking and talking to people (Friends, Family and Strangers) and having LONG discussions about what they would think if Tamable Dragons where added to the Game. Most if not everybody thought and/or Sayed that would be “COOL”, “GREAT”, “Awesome” and “Fun”. But Most didn’t seemed to care about OPF (Over Powered Flight). If any, But I know that people in these threads might think the same way but wouldn’t want other people’s Ideas of Dragons if they’re not specific enough about their vision. So I hope that this thread isn’t too “vague”, (if vague) and is specific enough for you.
If you’re wondering about why I think that it would be a great idea toned “Netherwart” to get them to bread. It’s because a lot of people see them as unholy creatures. (Well, At least the Catholic people and a couple of other people I know)
I don’t really care too much about the variant attacks, so I’m not sure if you’d like me to change their Damage.
It seems like even though people want “Tamable Dragons added to the game! But will look for any reason to go against Threads for Tamable Dragons. But I can see why. People don’t just want Tamable Dragons added to the game! But the perfect Tamable Dragon Idea for VMC. Witch I agree would be a good idea, but it also shows negativity towards the Idea of Tamable Dragons.
That is why I’ve decided to try to create an Idea for the perfect “Tamable Dragons” (Well, close enough ). (This Idea is still a working progress. But I don’t know what I should change)
Try to be nice and polite about my idea for “Tamable Dragons” (I’ve seen a lot of rude comments).
Try not to Jump to conclusions, but instead ask before you make it.
I would love to know what you think I should Add, change or extract. So please feel free to write your ideas.
I would love it if someone could turn THIS Idea for MC Tamable Dragons into a mod (This would help people find out what it would be like to have them added to the real MC game).
I can’t make or know how to make mods, or how to make textures. (I’m really bad)
I also have a glitch MC launcher. (Especially with mods)
Uho, and please DO improve upon my Idea in the Comments. (Especially for the Taming Ideas)
If you feel I should change something please let me know.
I wouldn’t be surprised if anyone finds a question that they want answered. Even I have some questions.
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Your Ideas are always welcome. (Please share your ideas and help improve upon my idea (I can’t stress this enough))
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