King Charger

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Disambig.png This article is about the King Charger. For other charger variants, see Charger (disambiguation).
King Charger
King Charger.png
Statistics
Health 75 (Heart.png×37.5)
Size Width: 1.25 blocks
Height: 3.25 blocks
Damage Easy: 4.5 (Heart.png×2.25)
Normal: 9 (Heart.png×4.5)
Hard: 13.5 (Heart.png×6.75)
Environment Overworld
Hostility Aggressive
XP Xp Orb.png 14
Id aoa3:king_charger
Version added 2.2

King Chargers are hostile melee mobs that spawn naturally in the Overworld.

Spawning[edit | edit source]

King Chargers will rarely spawn in Plains, Forests, and Extreme Hills biomes at any light level.

Spawning[edit | edit source]

King Chargers spawn naturally in most biomes in the Overworld.

They have a low spawn chance and will spawn much less frequently than most other mobs.

They will only spawn during the day, and like most other mobs; their spawning can be prevented by placing torches or other lighting blocks nearby to raise the light level above 7.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

King Chargers are melee mobs that will follow targets both on land and in water. They will initially attempt to avoid getting into the water where possible, but will go in if they find no other path to their target.

They are aggressive, and will attack nearby players within 16 blocks without provocation. If attacked by another entity, they will retaliate and continue targeting that entity.

Staying outside of their targeting range will prevent them from attacking or targeting entities.

When running, King Chargers do not handle quick turning very well. They require a short distance to slow down, or to take a wide turn. This allows players more easily outmaneuver them.

Unique Abilities[edit | edit source]

When a King Charger successfully attacks an entity, it will apply weakness 5 for 2.25 seconds, severely weakening the target.

Drops[edit | edit source]

Unique drops
Item Quantity Looting Chance Notes
Overworld Table 100.0%
The above pool is rolled 1 time.
Feather.png Feather 0-4 +0-1 per level 100.0%
The above pool is rolled 1 time.
Raw Charger Shank.png Raw Charger Shank 1-2 +0-1 per level 100.0% Converts to Charger Shank if killed while the entity is on fire.
The above pool is rolled 1 time.
Nothing 35.7% Chance is decreased with each level of luck and/or looting.
Gold Nugget.png Gold Nugget 3-8 17.9%
Gold Ingot.png Gold Ingot 1-2 14.3%
Feather.png Feather 3-6 13.6%
Sharp Claw.png Sharp Claw 1 11.4%
Silver Coin.png Silver Coin 1-2 7.1%
The above pool is rolled 1 time.

Experience[edit | edit source]

King Chargers drop Xp Orb.png 7 experience when killed.

Bestiary Entry[edit | edit source]

The result of a failed experiment of Pluton, in an attempt to create a Charger of his own. King chargers are much like normal chargers, with the exception that they're significantly larger, wear a crown, and have been blessed by Pluton.

Avoid these at all costs, as their increased stamina, strength, and speed is enough to challenge any unprepared adventurer.

Their natural Charger instincts are present, and they will attack in much the same way normal chargers will, however their added strength is enough to temporarily weaken anything it manages to land a successful blow on.

History[edit | edit source]

Version Information
1.0 Added King Chargers
2.4.B The health of King Chargers was reduced to 300 (Heart.png×150) from 500 (Heart.png×250).
Gained a new ability that allows them to pull players
?? King Chargers can no longer pull players around
3.0 ID changed to aoa3:king_charger from nevermine.KingCharger
3.2.5 King Chargers now have a third pool added to their loot table, including the chance to drop Gold Nuggets, Gold Ingots, Feathers, a Sharp Claw, and or Silver Coins.