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End Strider - mob idea

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Basically The End's version of spiders. (Which can climb vertically and upside-down to navigate The End's floating islands and tall towers.
It has glowing crystals on its back that allow it to defy gravity.
Killing one drops a couple crystals, which can be used to create gravity boots. Allowing you to reverse gravity and walk on the ceiling or what not. The camera gets "Dinnerboned" as well.
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They are larger than normal spiders, and can walk vertically on walls -- preferably the obsidian pillars in the End, adding another challenge to the End. They would only appear after you have beaten the Enderdragon the first time.
Return to the end a second time, and these beasts will be everywhere; climbing the floating mass that is the End.
They attack like normal spiders would when on a horizontal surface, but on a vertical surface they will shoot projectiles at the player -- the crystals on their backs, similar to how blazes shoot fireballs in a quick burst.
The crystals stick to the face of whatever block they hit, similar to how arrows work.
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They have 4 legs, and arms, which they will use to bat at you.
They walk in long steps (thus the name "Striders"), and have knees.
When they stand on a horizontal surface, they stand tall -- just a half-block shorter than an enderman, and a half block taller if you count the crystals.
On a vertical surface, they will bend their knees to get closer to said surface. And appear slightly larger than a normal overworld spider.
When looked at directly, they will hiss at you... in a violent, static-like voice. Almost like "white noise," but with some minor tweaks. It paralyzes you for the brief moment of the attack. 
Using their long legs, they can jump great heights, and distances. 
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With various attacks, and ways to maneuver, t
hey are a force to be reckoned with. 
But they are not overpowered in health or power.
HP: (+2 more than a normal spider)
 - 18 hearts 
Attack Power: (+1 more than a normal spider)
 - Easy: 3
 - Normal: 3
 - Hard: 4
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GruffNStuff's avatar
I wonder if they saw this and made the nether strider
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MyahsterHobbyist General Artist

Unlikely.

Only similarity is the name.

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Either way good drawing!
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WildbugWarrior1545Hobbyist General Artist
Because of Game Theory's hypothesis that Endermen and Endermites are humans and silverfish (two races that fight each other a lot) that evolved adaptations for life in the End, could the same be said for these creepy crawlies? What I'm saying is: Do you think that these are spiders that evolved to live in the End?
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MyahsterHobbyist General Artist

Obviously.

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For the person who drew this,nice handrawing!!!
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MyahsterHobbyist General Artist
Thanks~
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Np.Your idea is amazing.I wish it was real!
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EnderBeast2000Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is that a size comparison to Endermen and Players, or is it meant to be erased?
Either way, I look forward to more ideas from you, and this is a very interesting concept, but it could use some smoothing out.
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MyahsterHobbyist General Artist
It was meant to be erased.

They are larger than normal spiders, and can walk vertically on walls -- preferably the obsidian pillars in the End, adding another challenge to the End. They would only appear after you have beaten the Enderdragon the first time.
Return to the end a second time, and these beasts will be everywhere; climbing the floating mass that is the End.
They attack like normal spiders would when on a horizontal surface, but on a vertical surface they will shoot projectiles at the player -- the crystals on their backs.
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EnderBeast2000Hobbyist Digital Artist
     What I would like to see is that there are multiple islands, smaller connecting isles and larger, main isles, and Ender Striders will, when they wish to move from isle to isle, their AI will calculate distance between it and a safe landing on the next isle, and it will charge towards the edge of the isle it is on, and to a tremendous leap that will safely land it on it's destination, and when It does this, it's legs will spread out like a normal Spiders, and by using it's crystals and webs that form between it's legs, it hovers/glides there.
     I have a WIP mod, and plan to do the isle idea, along with some fun stuff.  When you first spawn in, to expand your view of the End, the Ender Dragon will not automatically be there, but you have to travel throughout the End to find a Structure, a Ender Castle (Nether Fortress Equivalent), and there, by using a combination of items you have collected within the End (new mobs will spawn before the Ender Dragon is summoned), you awaken the Ender Dragon, and the battle begins on the biggest main isle, as you watch the Obsidian Pillars rise out of the Endstone.  My mod, dubbed EnderBeastCraft, will make the End Dimension much more fun an interesting to explore, giving players more reasons than the Final boss to travel there.
     Now, back to business, I love this idea for a Spider-like mob that can bend gravity to it's will, and was hoping to get permission to base a mob closely on this concept.  I do hope I you keep creating more mob, item, and block concepts. 
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MyahsterHobbyist General Artist
As a concept base? Sure, but they can't look like my design use the name "Strider."
But if you do, just make sure to credit me. ;b
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EnderBeast2000Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would definitely give credit.
The name 'Strider' reminds me of the Creepypasta Strider, which already has a mod, and seeing as it is a Spider, I had the goofy idea to call it the Enderachnid XD, the name could be changed, and it most likey will.
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StarWell1001Student Digital Artist
"Dinnerboned". Heh, I like that. X3  This is an epic idea, I wanna be a spider-player! 
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