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Pet Dragons?

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    DarkElfLX commented
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    I'd support this as a graphical concept, basically as a pet that looked super cool, but I suspect their interaction with the world in therform of 'powers' would be highly problematic and have a staggering list of unintended consequences.

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    I think you should be able to hatch the dragon egg, and raise a dragon from the size of an ocelot to about the size of the wither. It would have five sizes: ocelot, wolf, cow, horse, wither.

    It would get stronger with every size it grows it would get stronger, dealing more damage and with more health.

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    How about making a spawn eggs  for dragons as pets and the stuff to ride,tame,and play with.

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    TheNeonNerd commented
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    Perhaps it would be mainly visual (the powers like frost breath just being blue fire or something like that but have weakness's and restistence to stuff depending on where they hatch instead of being found. Maybe you could breed dragons to get eggs too? All right last thing in this very very disorganized comment perhaps they could be as tall as a horse and 4 blocks wide.

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    TheNeonNerd commented
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    Lol notch trolled us with da red dragon hopefully ms looks at this and fianally adds in in.

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    Pet dragons are among the things I most want to see in Minecraft, so I upvoted.  Still, I would hope they are relatively small and not overly powerful, even if they are rideable as adults.  That way they won't be overpowered.

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    YouCUTEJeans commented
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    yes but really hard to keep as pets. you would constantly have to feed it something special or put it in line so that it follows commands: like letting you ride it.

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    Bluebird2o25 commented
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    Yes, i have liked dragons ever since i was a little girl (yes, i am a girl) and have downloaded Addons and mods for dragons but they are sometimes hard to download so i think it would be easier to just have them in the game already.

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    Ooooh But they would be guarded BY THE MAMA DRAGON ! Epic boss fight alert!

     

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    Brenton Stone commented
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    Each biome could have specific breeds of dragon that could be caught and tamed using various methods specific to the breed you are looking to obtain as a buddy/pet.

    For example; A blizzard dragon only found in Arctic tundra biomes that only spawns during a certain time of day or night and can only be tamed with fish, or maybe you need to arrange a certain type of block like say maybe Blue Ice in a pattern or structure that in turn allows you to summon/spawn it in order to fight/tame it.

    Or a dragon that can only be found during thunder storms?
    Some more common dragons could spawn like any other mob in their respective biomes, but other more uncommon breeds require the player to complete certain tasks specific to that breed.

    The Ender Dragon could be a Legendary you have a chance to obtain for completing The End, giving players a common goal to work towards.

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    ClockSpiral . commented
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    I'd rather have "Tameable Dragons" than "Pet Dragons". 
    Though, if you bred two Tamed Dragons together, you should be able to get a Baby Tamed Dragon from it.

    STILL, The Dragon Concept needs fleshing out more. What do they look like/how do they act/what do they drop/etc.

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    Absolutely. I think Minecraft would be SO much more awesome if I could fly on a dragon that could breathe fire and again, that would just be AWESOME!

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    David Sanchez commented
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    Mojang really need to add that feature, we’ve had the dragon egg have no use for too long

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    The ability to control a pet dragon's powers is nice.

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    Ditch the elemental part and I’ all for it

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    Ryan Riccio commented
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    I disagree with the elemental part. The dragon egg should just hatch into an ender dragon. I support the idea of pet dragons however this can potentially be overpowered. I have some ideas on how to balance this.
    Obviously the pet dragon would have to be made much weaker than the ender dragon and should probably be smaller, but they could also make the egg difficult to hatch to make the process of owning a dragon harder. Maybe the dragon will start out hostile when it first hatches and you must feed it something (maybe something found in the end city?) to tame it. The dragon should also be difficult to keep tamed. They could give the dragon a "happiness" scale that goes up by one every time you feed it. If its happiness is 0 the dragon will be hostile and not tamed, if its happiness is 1 the dragon will be passive towards the player, if its happiness is 2 the dragon can be enabled to follow the player like a wolf, if its happiness is 3 the dragon will attack mobs for the player like a wolf, and if its happiness is 4 it will let you ride it, if a saddle is equipped. Its happiness can be constantly diminishing over time, maybe go down one point every day? So, you must constantly feed it so that it remains tamed. If it reaches 0 then you will have to retame it. When flying on the dragon, it should have a stamina bar that determines how long you can stay in the air. When it runs out the dragon falls to the ground and you will be able to fly again once the stamina bar replenishes. Also I feel that the dragon shouldnt be particularly fast when walking on the land so that the purpose of a horse is not defeated.

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    What if the Ravager have a tiny probability to drops a special saddle that only you can use on a dragon baby which you have to wait too many days (calendar days) to grow up?

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    LikaLarukuToo commented
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    They can start off wild & neutral, but defensive. You could tame one & fly on it for 2x sprinting speed. A Chinese dragon for the mountains, a Serpent for the seas, an ice breathing blue dragon in snowy biomes, a fire breathing dragon near big pools of lava. They'll live in caves, but aggressive supersized ones will live in abandoned forts surrounded in treasure. They eat cows & horses & pandas & dolphins.

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    I was thinking more like mods and dragons like for example how to train your dragon add some of those types of dragons please thanks.

     

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    Grimm 2003 commented
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    DARKELFX has a point, but it can easily be fixed make the dragons neutral mobs, but make them protective of their nests, make them pack animals but the alpha is different from the others like the alpha can be bigger and have horns but the others are slightly smaller and do not have horns, make the chances of taming an alpha extremely hard, add a potion that makes you undetectable to dragons and add a different armour set that can be crafted from different dragon type skins

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    Yea, it would be so cool to have something like "Dragon Mounts" mod in vanilla Minecraft! I've always dreamed of being able to grow my own dragon! Plus, the Dragon Egg would get some use, and it will give players much more motivation to fight the Ender Dragon. EVERYONE VOTE FOR THIS ONE!!!

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    julimander commented
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    I think it would be cool if the minecraft lore hinted that all dragons went extinct in the overworld, and the ender dragon is in the end, maybe after you defeat the ender dragon, different types of dragon eggs may start spawning in the overworld for you to find, you could locate them similarly to strong holds

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    EMINKAY commented
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    One last edit even if it would allow almost creative mode flight the dragon could always hovers slightly up and down at random small hights when using His wings so it would be next to Impossible to use a bow or crossbow accurately. This would make the Dragon not very useful in pvp Situations since the fire attack is easy to counter with a waterbucket or a fireresistence potion. Against entities its super effektiv though burning them from safe hights. So overall its a super cool trophy for the player that due to its rarity and lack of power in pvp wouldn't break the game

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    zoeyleb commented
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    this is basically Dragon mounts mod XD tho would be nice I think ice and fire dragons or much nicer looking

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    Da Boss commented
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    It would be awesome if you could hatch the ender dragon egg that you get from killing the ender dragon. Right now the egg is pretty much useless except for decoration, aka Grian's lamp...

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    Zach Damey commented
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    There should be five stages of a dragons life.

    1. Egg. An egg could give one status effect like a beacon, but not as strong.
    2. Hatchling. A hatchling would have to be fed cooked meat every day.  It would be as big as a baby wolf and it would attack any mob that came close.
    3. Young dragon. Young dragons would be a little bigger than a wolf. You could ride one and it could light one mob on fire at a time, once lit it will never go out. 
    4. Adult dragon. An adult dragon can breath lots of fire over a large chunk of land.  They are as big as the ender dragon and could be ridden.
    5. Ancient dragon. They sleep a lot, and when they sleep smoke comes out of there nose.  They have less health than an adult dragon but any mob or player they hit with there fire will die instantly, armor dosen't matter.

    Sorry for the long post, I am very passionate on the subject.

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    DeadEnder147 commented
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    I love that let Dragon idea! I really want it to go on! Good idea!

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    I like the concept but it would be better if it doesn't have powers because it would be too op!

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    Steven Smith commented
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    With the nether update they should add a crimson and warped dragon boss you can find in the new forest. Once you defeat the boss dragon, you can take their eggs & hatch them to keep them as your pet. These would be extremely rare, warped dragon being even more rare. Maybe even add a soul sand valley one.

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    Han Geurts commented
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    This is great.

    The dragon mounts mod gives a great feel of what the minecraft world could be like with pet dragons.