Some Small Statue Changes

Discussion in 'Game Mechanics' started by Azu, Apr 27, 2015.

  1. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    Hello everyone! I am here today because while I was playing something bugged me: Jellyfish and Slime Statues only spawn one mob, yet there are numerous variations! So, I began thinking, and came up with a way to fix that.
    The Solution?​
    Make it so statues painted certain colors spawn different variations of that enemy!
    • Jellyfish (Blue-Blue Green-Green Pink-Pink)
    • Skeleton (Blue-Blue Red-Angry Brown-Rusty Orange-Hell
    • Mimic (Yellow-Gold Purple-Shadow Blue-Ice)
    • Bat (Blue-Giant Pink-Illuminant Teal-Ice Red-Lava Orange-Hell)
    • Slime (Green-Green Yellow-Yellow Red-Red Purple-Purple Black-Black Brown-Mother Negative-Rainbow Orange-Lava Pink-Illuminant Violet-Crimslime Lime-Toxic Sludge Shadow-Slimer)

    Now, most of these will behave as normal statues would (do not drop coins, Painted Mimics do not drop their items) HOWEVER, Dungeon Skeletons do not drop Golden Keys, and Hardmode dungeon Skeletons do not drop anything but Pre Hardmode Dungeon gear. Got it? Good.

    Also as a side note,
    Rainbow Paint behaves like any other paint and makes blocks cycld through the colors like rainbow bricks. A statue painted with Rainbow Paint spawns a random mob of the variations. Thanks to @Tiny for the idea!
    This would add a whole lot of diversity in adventure maps and farming, and helps if you like blue Jellyfish way better than Pink Jellyfish!

    Did I miss something? Let me know!
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2015
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  2. Sigma90

    Sigma90 Brain of Cthulhu

    Sorry, but I have to point out... "superfluous" means "redundant". So the thread title itself says the changes are not needed...

    I don't think statue-spawned enemies should drop any items aside from their banners.
     
  3. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    Thank you for letting me know :)
    I was building off of what is in the game already ;)
     
  4. Tehrcb

    Tehrcb Terrarian

    This is a neat little thing, I thank you for doing this always ticked me off.
     
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  5. MegaMage314

    MegaMage314 Plantera

    Looks pretty good, but the hardmode dungeon mobs shouldn't drop any equipment, even after Plantera is defeated.
     
  6. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    How about they drop regular ol bones instead?
     
  7. MegaMage314

    MegaMage314 Plantera

    I guess that's fine, but normally only the pre-hardmode dungeon enemies drop bones.
     
  8. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    Well it wouldn't make sense for them not to drop anything when their pre Hardmode variants and Skeletons can!
     
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  9. MegaMage314

    MegaMage314 Plantera

    Good point.
     
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  10. Tiny

    Tiny Terrarian

    Support. I was actually thinking about statue diversity a while back and got a little bummed when I found there wasn't a way to do this, great idea, and as a thought maybe rainbow paint (if that exists) could spawn any variant of the mob
     
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  11. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    Unfortunately it does not exist.
     
  12. layman9

    layman9 Brain of Cthulhu

    Full Support.
     
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  13. Tiny

    Tiny Terrarian

    New item: rainbow paint just cuz it needs to be a thing
     
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  14. Azu

    Azu Retinazer

    Added!
     
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