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This creature is a Hunter mob that can only be damaged when the player reaches a certain Hunter level.

Health 60 (Heart.png×30)
Size Width: 1.0 blocks
Height: 1.375 blocks
Damage 7 (Heart.png×3.5)
Environment Overworld: Savannah
Hostility Aggressive
Version 1.0
Item (Quantity) Rate
Raw Chimera Chop.png Raw Chimera Chop (1-2) 100%*
Cooked Chimera Chop.png Cooked Chimera Chop (1-2) 100%*
Head Hunter.png Head Hunter 0.8%

The Chimera is a hostile mob that spawns in the Savannah biome of the Overworld. It grants 16 Hunter experience points when killed. It is a melee mob that inflicts Weakness III (12 seconds) on the player on hit. The Chimera is a hunter mob that can only be damaged if the player is at level 12 or higher.

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The aptly named Chimera is a creature with an unfortunate history. At some point in its evolutionary line, the Chimera's ancestor was born with a parasitic twin attached to its tail.

Unexpectedly, this parasitic twin turned out to be of great benefit to the Chimera as its additional set of eyes and ears, while still maintaining a connected brain stem allowed the creature to thrive. Over time this evolutionary mistake became more common, eventually causing it to become the default design - through the magic of selective pressure.

As a somewhat expected downside, the additional eyes and ears require more energy to operate, and as such this has caused Chimeras to be constantly hungry and hunting for new food. This, combined with the fact that they are carnivores, means that adventurers should avoid being their next meal by keeping their distance as best as possible.

Taking one of these creatures down is made more difficult because of their increased awareness. Only skilled hunters will be able to take a Chimera down.