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Phantoms should spawn in the End

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    YES PLEASE! The End is so boring. Having a bunch of flying phantoms in the end would really help balance this "end game" dimension with the dangers of the Nether.

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    karl smink commented
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    Phantoms spawning trigger seems more fitting for The End, anyway. 

    Players can spend extended periods in the end without sleeping since there isn't' a Day/Night cycle. Hopping from one City to the next, or AFK'ing at an Endermen farm, should come with risks. 

    Phantoms would also pose a significantly higher threat in the End, knocking players on the edge of an island into the Void.

    Most players I know who roam in the overworld carry a bed to skip the night anyway. Phantoms rarely have the ability to spawn at all. 

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    meh meh commented
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    Not to mention considering how hard they are to kill for a fairly new player (who will most likely be the only ones encountering them unintentionally), compared to how useless their drop is at that point in the game! The only 2 things it's used for is potions of slow falling (which tell me outside of elytra when has anybody ever used?) and to repair elytra which is quite literally an end game item! 

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    Mc Rat commented
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    I agree, but only after they've been nerfed along with the annoying insomnia mechanic

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    Burger Eater commented
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    maybe this could be apart of an end update? maybe they sometimes protect end cities or the ender dragon? or maybe there spawning is more balanced so they aren't annoying like they are now? and maybe the ender dragon can call for them? good post to.    :)

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    I don't think adding phantoms is a good idea. The idea of having to worry about not sleeping for phantoms to attack you, you looking up the end sky in worry whil still trying to avoid looking at Endermen and trying to do your planned task would be annoying, not fun, and unnecessary.

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    Cliwau commented
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    Yes! Or maybe a variation of the phantom that drops gunpowder!

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    It would be a fun challenge if they spawned especially around end ships to protect the elytras!

    Some people think it would be too hard, but… it’s normal, it’s supposed to be the End of the game! And highly valuable loot deserves some amount of difficulty.

    But I understand that it could be very annoying, for example if you want to build when you’ve already spent some time in this dimension. So I got an idea: why not adding an item, a new totem, that you would find in the End and that would repulse phantoms? I created a post for it here.