In 1.13 the Trident was added to the oceans of Minecraft as a new weapon for players to get in the Aquatics Update, and it seems only fitting that there would be a new Nether based weapon to match in the Nether Update. That new weapon would be the Magma Coil, a new weapon which could very rarely be received via bartering with piglins. It has 228 uses in total, and is used as a new combat weapon. When you right-click with the magma coil, you slowly begin to charge it up, winding it to throw forward. When you release, the coil flies out of your hand in a straight line, striking the first mob it hits. Note that the Magma Coil is not affected by gravity.
There are 3 stages in total to the Magma Coil when thrown, depending on how much it was charged up for. Charging it for less than .7 seconds won't result in a throw at all. Charging for .5-.7 seconds will result in a stage 1 throw, which will deal 3 damage and light enemies on fire for 1 second, and will travel up to 5 blocks away from the player. Charging for .7-1 seconds will result in a stage 2 throw, which will deal 4 damage and light enemies on fire for 1.3 seconds, and will travel for up to 7 blocks. Charging for more than 1 second will result in a stage 3 throw, which will deal 5 damage and light enemies on fire for 1.8 seconds, and will travel for up to 9 blocks.
For texture, the Magma Coil looks like a bright orange, flaming whip. The texture of the thrown magma whip looks like a straight line of magma.
The Magma Coil also comes with unique enchantments as well:
Ghast's Fury: A magma coil with this enchantment has a stage 4 throw that is achieved by charging for at least 1.5 seconds. Whenever a magma coil with ghast's fury hits a mob or block at stage 4, it will cause an explosion the size of a ghast's explosion to occur where it hit. As a nice detail, a stage 4 throw will also produce the noise a ghast makes when it shoots a fireball. A stage 4 throw is also 50% faster than a throw of stages 1, 2, or 3.
Grappling: Doubles the maximum reach of the magma coil, but decreases damage dealt by 2 hp. If a magma coil with Grappling hits a block, it will pull it's owner towards the block it hit, instead of returning back to the owner like a normal magma coil. This enchantment is incompatible with Ghast's Fury.
And that's the Magma Coil! Any thoughts?
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