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Minecraft Ravagers

Ravagers are hostile mobs that usually spawn during the third wave of a raid, and up to five Ravagers can spawn in any raid. Upon being killed, they drop a saddle and 20 EXP orbs. Ravager can pillage the majority of blocks found in a village, destroying them as it moves. Upon blocked by a shield, it can get stunned causing it to emit a roar that deals significant damage and knockback to nearby entities. The best counter to a ravager is a ranged weapon, especially one with an infinity attachment since it has a huge amount of health.


Minecraft Ravager


A ravager is a hostile mob that joins pillagers in raids. They are one of the strongest and most dangerous mobs in the game. Ravagers can spawn with or without a Pillager rider, and they can attack and pillage the land without the help of a riding Pillager. They were introduced in 1.14, along with Pillagers and the Village raid mechanic.


Hostility LevelHostile Mob
Health Points100 health points
Attack StrengthEasy: 7; Normal: 12; Hard: 18; Roar: 6
Where to FindIn the Overworld
Speed0.4
Knockback resistance0.5
Attack MethodMoves toward you and tries to ram you with its head causing knockback and physical damage
DropsSaddle
Experience Points10 experience points


Spawning


Ravagers spawn during the third wave of a raid, and up to five Ravagers can spawn in a given raid, though only one typically spawns per wave. In Java Edition, unridden ravagers spawn at wave 3, a ravager ridden by a pillager spawns at wave 5, and a ravager ridden by a vindicator spawns at wave 7. A ravager ridden by an evoker also spawns at wave 7. Meanwhile, in the bedrock edition, up to 5 ravagers spawn as part of a raid. Unridden ravagers spawn at waves 3 and 5, a ravager ridden by a pillager spawns at waves 5 and 7, and a ravager ridden by an evoker spawns at wave 7.


Drops


Upon being killed, a ravager drops a saddle, unaffected by Looting and 20 experience orbs. Ravagers drop the most amount of experience orbs out of all non-boss entities.


Behavior


Minecraft Ravager


Ravagers within a 32-block radius are aggressive to players, iron golems, adult villagers, and wandering traders. Depending on the difficulty set, Ravagers can do quite a lot of damage. On easy mode, the Ravager does 7 damage (3.5) hearts, and on hard mode, it does 18 damage (9 hearts) before factoring in armor. When a Ravager attacks, a knockback effect is applied.


Additionally, the Ravager can pillage the majority of blocks found in a village, destroying them as it moves. Ravagers also have a roar attack, which has a range of 2 blocks, that they use when blocked. Blocking reduces a Ravager's attack by half.


No damage will be dealt and knockback is also halved. if a ravager is blocked by a shield when striking. The ravager also has a 50% chance to become stunned and unable to move or attack for 2 seconds. It emits a roar after this time, dealing 6 damage and a 5-block knockback to nearby entities.


The roar knocks back nearby illagers without damaging them and does not affect other ravagers. The ravager does not attack pillagers who shoot at it and does not attack evokers when evoker fangs accidentally hit a ravager. Even though they are heavy, ravagers can swim. Their apparent weight makes them take 50% less of knockback. A ravager being ridden by an illager dismounts its rider if it moves into water 2 blocks deep.


How do you kill a Ravager in Minecraft?


Ravagers are extremely challenging mobs, so fighting it without caution is a bad idea and can make things more difficult. A viable technique for countering them is to use any ranged weapons such as a bow, especially one having the infinity enchantment as ravagers have a huge amount of health. Furthermore, make sure to battle them with iron golems as support; while you strike the ravagers from behind, let the golems take the damage. Using lava is an unusual but deadly technique that damages them while simultaneously rendering them immobile.


If a player attacks using a melee weapon instead of a ranged weapon, then they must have equipped a shield with them to protect themselves from its heavy attacks. The player must also be aware of the ravager's roar after successfully blocking an attack from it. Only after considering all factors should players decide on the best strategy to kill a ravager.


Trivia


  1. Other than fishing, generated chests, or trading with villagers, killing a ravager is one of the only ways to obtain a saddle.


  1. Although ravagers are equipped with saddles, they cannot be ridden by the player.


  1. Ravagers will stick out their heads when they do their headbutt attack, much like how a piston extends. It resembles real-life bulls goring victims.


  1. The ravager is the only non-humanoid illager variant in the game.


  1. The sounds of a ravager are the sounds of a villager but are lower and grumpier.


FAQs


Q. Can you ride a Ravager?


Although ravagers are equipped with saddles, they cannot be ridden by the player.


Q. What are Ravagers scared of?


In earlier versions, the ravager had a strange feature; it was scared of rabbits. This referred to the “Elephant and the Mouse fable”. However, that feature has now been removed.


Q. What damage Ravager can do?


Depending on the difficulty set, Ravagers can do quite a lot of damage. On easy mode, the Ravager does 7 damage (3.5) hearts, and on hard mode, it does 18 damage (9 hearts) before factoring in armor.


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