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Emerald armor & weapons (was: Emerald Weapons)

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    That's gonna make them useless. They should be as strong as a diamond sword but with slightly weaker durability

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    Emerald is rare so it has to sit between iron and diamond. It should perform as gold, but be twice as durable as iron. It should not be as enchantable as gold to not make gold even more useless.

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    I feel like emerald tools should be better than iron (possibly as good as diamond), since emeralds are hard to find. However, emerald ore isn't really durable and you can get emeralds through villagers, so maybe they had low durability similarly to gold/iron tools.

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    no it sud be as good as dimend

     

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    This would be interesting, but note that, despite being a 7.5-8 on the hardness scale, it isn’t very resistant to breakage because of inclusion, while no one has to worry about it in Minecraft, that is still one of many reasons Emerald armor won’t be added, sadly. That and I doubt Mojang wants to add more armor unless it will improve the game for the better, messes with progression

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    It should be one before or after Diamond stuff

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    maybe if there were differences in armor from diamond compared to emerald like emerald gives you increased range damage for crossbows and bow and arrows and faster loading /pulling bowstring back meanwhile diamond armor gives more melee damage and speed

    as for weapons maybe don't make emerald weapons but an emerald bow or crossbow or sometime of new weapon maybe introducing magical weapons so we can have armor and weapons based on the class you want to play as ex: emerald for ranged class, diamond for melee, and some new ore like Saphire or ruby for mage 

     

    it would certainly open the door for adding new ores to not only have effects with stuff like tipped tools and weapons and maybe special stuff with armor ex: layering your diamond armor in tungsten ingots gives you increased attack speed while layering it in saphire gives you more damage etc. and then every new ore added open the door to a brand new calss.

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    Instead of a new ore weapons, new type of weapons should be added. Weapons from different cultures will be nice eg.spear, Chinese hook sword, bo staff etc.There is only a limited amount of ores available in the game and in real life.

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    Fun idea, but emeralds arent actually that rare, especially if you get raided, and I think no higher than diamond since that would just be too easy.

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    This would be cool to think about, but considering how fragile they are in real life and how rare they are in the game, putting time into making the armor probably wouldn't be worth it. Like gold, which is semirare and super weak.

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    We should put emerald weapons between diamond swords and tridents

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    I think it should have durability of iron and protection of diamond. Nothing OP, but strong enough to be worthwhile.

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    Yes!!! BUT trading with villagers should change emerald from like anything coins, maybe

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    I would be happy if they just add another use for emeralds

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    The emerald weapons and tools must have different sprites or it will look really plain

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    I’ve been playing Minecraft  for a wile now and I would love to see the emeralds be more than just a trade and more of a good way to make weapons it should be  stronger than diamond and  give more protection because of how hard it is to find .     Already I’ve only found up to 2 emeralds per game in survival mode  so that’s  a reason to add it.       What would be really cool is a gun that should be put in the game

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    One thousand times yes. I'm really tired of only a few types of items. When playing terraria you find SO many options that it is underwhelming coming back to minecraft just to see a few. I enjoy the green color of the emerald and tried it once with a mod. They look great as weaps and armor.

    Also, once you get fortune, diamonds tends to be more common. So it gets boring really fast.

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    make it either better or the same as diamond as it is very rare

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    good Idea but i think emeralds are rare so the weappons musst be stronger than diamont an Armors as same.

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    I owase wonted theth

     

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    Since emeralds are super rare, the should be better than diamond and villagers should charge more for them. also it would be nice for some other uses for emeralds.

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    With the addition of Netherite, I think having it as a rival to Diamond is not an option. I think Emerald armor and tools should be a higher tier than Iron, but not close enough to Diamond. Currently, there is a minor gap between Iron and Diamond. Emerald armor should have more protection than Iron, more durability (between Iron and Diamond), but less enchantability. They should in no way outclass Diamond for that is Netherite's job and should instead be the upgrade after Iron armor. To make it seem unique, it should have a special property like lower trade deals or maybe let the player recieve buffs when in a raid or something similar. It's a work in progress that I'm sure someone will come up with a better idea. This is after all a suggestion so anything can change.

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    I think emrald armour should be in between iron and diamond with a pattern of the emrald block with a attachable totem of undying on the chestplate.

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    The thing many people say that netherite is to be better than diamond and this is true but diamond armor is part of the crafting recipe for netherite so the netherite should be to augment all armor and emerald be better than diamonds and netherite be even better if you augment the emeralds and diamond that is augmented be equal to emerald and make it so villagers no longer trade for and with emeralds and trade with gold nuggets instead. that makes more sense anyway cause that is something that they would more likely have anyway 

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    In the middle of Diamond and Netherite*

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    Emeralda are currency, so I dont think emerald armor and tools are nessesary. But they could add a new material and make tools and armor out of that. But also... WHY DOES THE TRAVELLING MERCHANT HAVE A BIRCH SAPLING FOR 5 EMERALDS!?!?!?!

     

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    this should simpl never happen, emeralds are so rare, AND useless because they exist only to be traded with villagers

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    Since emeralds are so rare they should be like netherite or have specific  uses. One such use could be that when you're wearing emerald armor you get 50% off every purchase in a village. Or another one could be that emerald weapons deal 25% more damage than other weapons when attacking illager mobs (pillagers,evokers, ect).

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    Since emeralds are so rare they should be like netherite or have specific  uses. One such use could be that when you're wearing emerald armor you get 50% off every purchase in a village. Or another one could be that emerald weapons deal 25% more damage than other weapons when attacking illager mobs (pillagers,evokers, ect).

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    Agreed, but it will be cool if the durability was higher then diamond, and that all of he emerald tools and armor will be as good as iron armor.

    but still i like your idea