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Grappling Hook

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    Minecraft is basically a medieval age kind of game on default so no 

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    Minecraft is basically a medieval age kind of game on default so no 

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    I like the ideait can be crafted with the chains from the nether updateand maybe the hook with iron and a rare item, maybe the tridentand it could be thrown with the crossbow. Idk if te warden has an item drop secured, but maybe it could be that.

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    Grappling hooks were first used by the Romans in 260 BC, They use rope not chains . I like the idea of firing it out of acrossbow

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    This would be great for more than just climbing mountains. You could use it when mining, or even in the End, to reach cheeky shulkers who teleport to the bottom of the structure.

    You should be able to throw them, similar to how a trident works, but you should have to manually break it like a minecart, so that you can leave it for another player or whatever. The rope should stay in the players hand until they drop it with q, at which point the rope would dangle until it ran out of length or hit the floor. The rope should be climbable like vines or ladders.

    The only problem I can see is that Minecraft's engine might not be able to support swinging. If it can't, then maybe the rope shouldn't stay in the player's hand, since that would encourage them to try to swing.

    I like the idea of shooting them out of a crossbow. They would travel further, but you would run the risk of it ending up somewhere difficult to reach.

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    I was thinking it would be more useful for getting around. Especially in the mountains.

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    This Is definitely on my list of MUST-dos for Mojang, Although the way you put it is too bland, I'd like to quote this very comment for more attention on the Idea:

    "This would be great for more than just climbing mountains. You could use it when mining, or even in the End, to reach cheeky shulkers who teleport to the bottom of the structure.

    You should be able to throw them, similar to how a trident works, but you should have to manually break it like a minecart, so that you can leave it for another player or whatever. The rope should stay in the players hand until they drop it with q, at which point the rope would dangle until it ran out of length or hit the floor. The rope should be climbable like vines or ladders."


    I'd prefer if the Grapple hook was a Grapple Pick, one that can be used to sling towards a destination that's at max 20 blocks away, It could help with some sticky situations, Including If the warden began chasing you (Unless It could counter this in some way.) The grappling hook was originally used in naval warfare to catch ship rigging so that it could be boarded back in the roman ages, So I don't see how It would be too modern, especially if It were just a pickaxe attached to an extended lead.