Talk:Elder Guardian

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Guardian Fatigue Effect Texture[edit source]

Is the ghostly guardian effect a separate texture somewhere? Or does it somehow use the regular Elder Guardian model/texture? Cultist O (talk) 20:17, 19 June 2014 (UTC)

The Fatigue effect lasts a little to long for survival and I was searching through files but I couldn't find anything for the Ghostly texture please help. 04:55, 28 May 2015 (UTC)
The "ghostly" texture is simply a transparent version of the default elder guardian, it even uses the same model. KnightMiner t/c 16:08, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Summon Command Doesn't Work[edit source]

I know that you can summon the Elder by doing /summon Guardian ~ ~ ~ {Elder:1} as I've used it before. But in 14w25b, it appears to be broken. Does anyone know whether this is a bug or if Mojang changed the way elders and guardians are distinguished? - Exhelah t - c 03:29, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

More heath?[edit source]

How do i summon the elder guardian with more than 30 heath? (please tell me ASAP because i need it for a youtube video!) 20:16, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

You can summon a mob with more than its regular health with a Mob Generator. (Ex.) --Supernova1114 (talk) 04:06, 18 March 2016 (UTC)

On peaceful[edit source]

Do Elderguardians (and guardians) spawn on peaceful like endergradon does? If so I can never go to sea again ;_; –Preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) at 15:12, 16 July 2014‎ (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Both varieties despawn when you change the gamemode to peaceful Cultist O (talk) 18:16, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
I suspect I accidentally wiped an Ocean Monument of them by using Peaceful Mode not even within range, of them.. I could swear I had just used Creative to show the structure, to someone. Then, well, after occasional Lag-related use elsewhere, I no longer found them in that one structure. I'll still search for the second, though, and confirm if it wiped them from the world. If so, I can only wonder if this might relate to their unusual one-time Spawning "behavior," and /or Ghost effect, even, perhaps. Yilante 18:05, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
Ok, I confirmed that these 1-time Spawners (at Generation of that structure /those chunks), are removed by Peaceful, and /or Creative (think I read somewhere here that yes, they have a similar effect on certain Hostile Mobs? - as in that they Despawn stuff specially-created, and perhaps permanently, even??). Luckily, I proved they still exist at the first O.M. I found, which I'd most-definitely used neither Peaceful nor Creative, at.
So, the key is to not-Ever, as you say, use Peaceful (and possibly Creative) within even Beach (which may not be visible, over a higher ground, approaching it) range of an Ocean, and definitely never see the Ocean(s) again, if you don't want to affect the 1-time Spawning (at Generation, again) of the Elder Guardians. Despawning them is not-undoable within Creative, as of yet, and it might be best to Map-out somehow the edges of the Oceans, especially the Ocean Monuments, ahead of time, before switching to Peaceful, to avoid this (unsure of Creative). Yilante 23:01, 6 August 2014 (UTC)
I've now repeatedly used Creative to visit O M's, and the E G's were still present - rather than being wiped instantly - so I'll consider that a win (rather than returning and rechecking). This is because rather than Peaceful, I had it on Hard Mode, as usual. Yilante 21:35, 3 September 2014 (UTC)

Jeb Signed It[edit source]

Funnily enough, Jeb sort of signed the Elder Guardian's texture file. Found inside the jarfile for Snapshot 14w32b. Jeb appears to have placed his name inside of the Elder Guardian texture. Not sure where I'd put the image to show it, but I thought it was cool. If anyone wants to find it, just open up the jar and go to assets\minecraft\textures\entity\guardian_elder.png Nyctodarkmatter (talk) 14:27, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Here is the picture:

Ctkh10r.png --Supernova1114 (talk) 01:56, 18 March 2016 (UTC)

Wpuld this be considered a boss?[edit source]

It appears to be a boss to me. PTR_91 (Talk) 17:54, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Never mind, no boss health bar. PTR_91 (Talk) 17:54, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Summoning? where does it go???[edit source]

I summoned an elder guardian using /summon Guardian ~ ~ ~ {Elder:1} and it says it was summoned but it disappears.. I even checked to see if i was on peaceful but i wasn't... can someone help me? BlackTomCatt (talk) 22:48, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

I used the / Command to Spawn /Summon one to the (dried out, first) Entrance chamber to the O M (I'd accidentally cleared on Peaceful). I then proceeded to kill it and 2 others to replace the lost ones, 1 at a time re creating them, and I'm not sure if it requires Air, and, in any case, any form of Egg (including a Chicken, heh), requires a surface, to Break /be placed, against (open Water shouldn't work, I'm guessing, if no Solid surface, is close enough [as for the Chicken Eggs, the Chicks /Baby Chickens might be too far away to see /generate them floating upwards if under Water, so I dunno about other, the Spawn Eggs, other than that Guardians are not - unlike Octopods - Damaged by being in Air, and can even contact Solids with no Suffocation, Damage unless cramped]). ~ Yilante 13:49, 23 October 2014 (UTC)

Mob Type[edit source]

I notice that elder guardians are called monsters rather than bosses. Why?
~From Contrapple Grid Empty Map.png 03:03, 17 March 2015 (UTC)

What would qualify them as a boss? They are rare mobs, but they lack what makes boss mobs unique, the health bar. KnightMiner t/c 03:18, 17 March 2015 (UTC)
Their finiteness; in theory there are even few than there are Withers. You are right, though. I would call them the game's only mini-bosses. -- 21:29, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Elder Guardian jumpscare?[edit source]

I found an ocean monument, and when I was swimming around near it, a picture of the Elder Guardian's face popped up onscreen. Is this supposed to be a jumpscare, or is it a glitch? Enderizz (talk) 22:27, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Elder Guardian#Combat, third paragraph. KnightMiner t/c 22:33, 30 May 2015 (UTC)

Whoops. Heh. Enderizz (talk) 13:57, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Reply (from theneonracer137)

No, the ghostly elder guardian isn't a glitch. When you're within a elder guardians range, you will see the Ghostly image. It will give you mining fatigue 3. Mojang did this because the ocean monument is supposed to be a maze and they do not want you breaking your way through. It's sort of useless to bring a pickaxe. –Preceding unsigned comment was added by Theneonracer137 (talkcontribs) at 4:25, 24 December 2015 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Mini boss[edit source]

I consider it a mini boss as it has high hp and power. Maybe mojang will add mini boss music to it. 05:34, 27 February 2016 (UTC)

Updating to 1.9[edit source]

The drops section is confusing to me; someone other than myself may have to tackle it. – Sealbudsman talk/contr 18:55, 29 February 2016 (UTC)

What is changing in 1.11?[edit source]

The sentence "If killed by the player, it also drops a single dry sponge.[until 1.11] In 1.11,[upcoming] a player kill will drop a single wet sponge." doesn't make sense, could someone clarify this please? 21:25, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Prior to 1.11, a dry sponge is dropped. Starting in 1.11, a wet sponge is dropped. See the sponge page for the difference. -- Orthotopetalk 21:38, 4 September 2016 (UTC)

Fish Drops[edit source]

This page states twice that raw fish drops when its' killed: one as a 50% drop and one as a rare 2.5% drop. Which is it? –Preceding unsigned comment was added by NeutralGuy (talkcontribs) at 17:48, 20 August 2017 (UTC). Please sign your posts with ~~~~

Both; it is a common drop and also a rare drop. -- Orthotopetalk 18:18, 20 August 2017 (UTC)
And concerning your edit about cooked fish: the rare drop accesses the fishing loot table, which is not able to provide cooked fish as it doesn't make use of the "minecraft:furnace_smelt" function. Skylinerw (talk) 18:31, 20 August 2017 (UTC)
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