New Mob Idea for Caves & Cliffs: The Miner
Appearence: An illager-like mob. On it's left hand he has a lantern or a torch (or a miner hat with a little light). On it's right hand he has an iron pickaxe.
Place: He is found on Mineshafts or nearby.
Action: He will wander through Mineshafts looking for ores to mine. Those that he can collect (everything possible with an iron pickaxe) he will mine, gather and put on chests found inside Mineshafts. His lantern will only light up the ambient in front of him, behind him is gonna be with no light. This way, the player will see him coming, and the player can avoid him; the player can follow the Miner without him notice because there is no light behind the Miner, this way the player can find out where the hidden chests are. But the Miner can turn around sometimes (after stopping and doing some sound effect warning the player).
Action towards player: If the Miner spots a player (he can do this only if the player is under light), he will attack the player.
Action towards monsters: The Miner will kill zombies and skeletons, if they are on it's way. He will avoid creepers, endermans and spiders.
With this mob we can bring more life and danger to Mineshafts and Mesa biomes. Also we can bring a new feature about the miner spotting players through light and the mechanic of following the Miner through the Mineshafts. The hidden chests containing ores are an interesting feature as well.
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