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Deinonychus
Deinonychus A
Male, female and baby feathered Deinonychus
Deinonychus B
Male, female and baby scaly Deinonychus (inaccurate)


Basic Information
Real Creature Real Creature

Deinonychus antirrhopus

Nature Nature

Hostile unless happy

Health Points Health Points

Adult: 32 32hearts

Infant: 10 (10hearts)

Attack Damage Attack Damage

6 (6hearts)

Hunger Points Hunger Points

100 100hunger

Drops

Grid Raw Dinosaur Meat 1 Raw Meat

Grid Deinonychus Skull Skull

Grid Leg Bone Leg bone

Grid Arm Bone Arm bone

Grid Raptor Foot Foot

Grid Ribcage (Bone) Ribcage

Grid Vertebrae Vertebrae

Grid Raptor Claw 1 Claw

Feathers Feathers

Set to true by default. Can be turned off through the config.

Modeled By Raptorfarian
First appearances

History

8.0.4 UPDATE

Deinonychus ('die-non-ih-cuss', meaning "Terrible Claw") are medium sized carnivorous prehistoric creatures from the mid-US of the Early Cretaceous that were added to the mod in Build 6.0. They grow to approximately 1 block tall at the hips, and around 3 blocks long. Feathered males have a slightly redder snout and bluer feathers, and unfeathered males are a darker red. Newborns are 0.1 blocks tall and are fully grown in 10 Minecraft days. They can be given essence of chicken to grow faster at the cost of hunger.

Deinonychus, like almost all other mobs, has a mood that can drop or be raised through various means. Having a low mood means it may attack or avoid you, having a high mood will make it passive. Deinonychus requires a high mood to not attack on site at adulthood if untamed. Right-click it with a Dinopedia to see what its mood is at.

A fossil version of the Deinonychus can be created by right-clicking a bio-fossil on the ground, which will create a random skeleton of a prehistoric creature with a small chance of it being a Deinonychus.

Like most other mobs in the mod, they do not spawn naturally in the world and must be created by the player through the culture vat. As they are dinosaurs, they hatch from large eggs that need to be warmed by any light source.

BEHAVIOR

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Deinonychus attack (old Deinonychus model)

Deinonychus are very fast mobs that can climb walls. They are aggressive so will attack most other creatures on sight, including the player, unless their mood is high or they aren't hungry. They attack by pouncing on their prey and 'riding' them, dealing damage over time. The best way to survive without killing the Deinonychus is to jump into more than 3 blocks of water. The Deinonychus will then dismount so it doesn't drown. They will not assist other Deinonychus that are being attacked.

Deinonychus can climb up any vertical surface, though they can become stuck under an overhang such as a block or closed trapdoor. They are able to climb through fences, so be aware when creating an enclosure. They also cannot die to fall damage.

Their prey includes: all vanilla animals, hostile mobs (including creepers, which will explode with the Deinonychus on top of it), Citipati, Compsognathus, Dryosaurus, dodo, gastornis, henodus, quagga, pteranodon, smilodon, and titanis. They are prey to allosaurus, Ceratosaurus, dilophosaurus, Kelenken, Phorusrhacos, and Tyrannosaurus.

They will interact with scratching posts, tethered logs, and chase toy balls, bringing up their mood significantly, although they will usually just jump over the balls and break the scratching posts. They are nocturnal, meaning they are active at night and will sleep through most of the day.

Adult Deinonychus can breed every five minutes as adults if there is a male and female present. The breeding probability is handled by how many individuals are nearby.

TAMING

Deinonychus can be tamed through three ways like most other prehistoric creatures. The first is that the player must stay within a six block radius of the egg while it hatches to tame the baby. If the player fails to do this, they will have to hand feed it until it is tamed or forcibly tame it with a whip. It is recommended to only do this when they are in a good mood, because they may become aggressive otherwise. Tamed Deinonychus are ordered by right-clicking with a bone, and cannot be ridden.

FEEDING

Deinonychus are ovivourous carnivores and will seek out prey to kill and eat. They can also be hand-fed all types of eggs (mod or vanilla), all types of meat (mod or vanilla), fish spawn, and they will kill zombies to regain health (though they will not accept rotten flesh).

SOUNDS

Deinonychus Idle 1
Deinonychus living1
Deinonychus Idle 2
Deinonychus living2
Deinonychus Idle 3
Deinonychus living3
Deinonychus Hurt
Deinonychus hurt (1)
Deinonychus Death
Deinonychus death

PHOTO GALLERY

Dinosaurs

Defense PointsFire BallAllosaurusDefense PointsAnkylosaurusDefense PointsBrachiosaurusDefense PointsCeratosaurus
CitipatiCompsognathusDeinonychusDilophosaurusDefense PointsDiplodocusDryosaurusGallimimusOrnitholestesPachycephalosaurusDefense PointsParasaurolophusDefense PointsFire BallSpinosaurusDefense PointsStegosaurusDefense PointsTherizinosaurusDefense PointsTriceratopsDefense PointsFire BallTyrannosaurusVelociraptor

Aquatic Creatures

Alligator GarCoelacanthCrassigyrinusDiplocaulusHenodusIchthyosaurus
Defense PointsLiopleurodonDefense PointsFire BallMegalodonMegalograptusDefense PointsFire BallMosasaurusNautilus
PlesiosaurusSturgeonTiktaalik

Birds

ConfuciusornisDodoGastornisKelenkenPhorusrhacosTitanis

Mammals

Defense PointsElasmotheriumDefense PointsMammothDefense PointsMegalocerosPlatybelodonSmilodonQuagga

Pterosaurs

Pteranodon

Land Reptiles and Proto-mammals

Fire BallMegalaniaDefense PointsFire BallSarcosuchusEdaphosaurus

......Arthropods......

MeganeuraArthropleura

Upcoming

N/A

Enemies

Fire BallAnuAnubiteDead BonesDefense PointsFire BallEaster Egg MobFailuresaurus
Sentry PigmanTar Slime

Misc

Archaeologist VillagerFossil ModelPaleontologist VillagerTamed Zombie Pigman

Carnivores appear in red. Herbivores appear in green. Omnivores appear in light blue. Piscivores appear in dark blue. Enemies/misc appear in brown. Defense Points means the creature can break blocks. Fire Ball means the creature is an apex predator/boss.

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