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Which is the strongest Minecraft mob in 2022?

Mobs are one of the most interesting features of Minecraft. They are AI entities that spawn in all three realms of the game world. They all appear and interact with players differently. While some are passive or neutral towards players, others are hostile.

Most mobs in a Minecraft world are hostile towards players and will try to kill them with their attacks. Mobs like zombies are the most basic type of enemy mob and players can easily kill them. The Guardian, on the other hand, is widely considered to be the most powerful and powerful mob in the entire game.

Note: This article is purely subjective and reflects only the opinion of the author


Everything you need to know about the Warden in Minecraft

Where and how it spawns in the world

Sculk Shrieker lets out a scream and summons the Warden in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)
Sculk Shrieker lets out a scream and summons the Warden in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)

The Warden was introduced to the game with the latest 1.19 The Wild update released in June. Along with it came a new cave biome called Deep Dark. This is where the mob spawns.

However, the Guardian does not spawn when the world generates. Spawning depends on how the player behaves when traversing the Deep Dark biome.

When players are in the biome, they must be extremely quiet, as the new Sculk sensors have a special ability to detect any sonic vibrations. When players make any noise, the sculk sensor activates and triggers the sculk shrieker block, which emits a spooky scream.

The Warden only spawns when players make more than three mistakes and trigger Sculk Shriekers.


Warden’s Hunting Mechanism

The warden will hunt the player or other entity until they are dead in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)
The warden will hunt the player or other entity until they are dead in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)

Once the Guardian appears, it will begin hunting the player. Since it’s the first blind mob in the game, it will only smell and hear players’ movements to find them. Even as players sneak around and try to escape, the beast keeps getting closer.

The Guardian constantly inflicts a new status effect called Darkness on players. This drastically obscures the player’s field of vision, making it harder to see where they are going.

When players make any noises, the Warden’s pathfinding abilities improve and his walking speed increases.


Overseer’s deadly melee and ranged attacks

Warden's Extremely Powerful Ranged Attack in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)
Warden’s Extremely Powerful Ranged Attack in Minecraft (Image via Mojang)

If the Warden finds a player and gets mad at them, all hell breaks loose. The beast lunges at the player and attempts to kill them with melee attacks.

In this case, the player has no choice but to run for his life. This is because the melee attacks are so powerful that they can kill anyone instantly, even if they’re wearing enchanted Netherite armor.

If players keep the beast at a distance but cannot fully escape, it will switch to ranged attack mode and begin shooting extremely powerful sonic waves. This not only damages and knocks back players, but also penetrates shields, walls, and even armor. Therefore, there is no way to avoid them.


For detailed guides, walkthroughs, tips, and more, see SK Minecraft Wiki

Edited by Rachel Syiemlieh


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