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Overlord Minecraft Mod

Raise armies of skeletons to defend your base, or go to war with other players!

Along with the ability to raise armies, Overlord also includes:
  • An unlimited levelling system in which your skeletons get faster and stronger as they gain levels
  • An alliance system to allow alliances between players
  • Multiple AI modes for your skeletons' attacks and movement, which you can configure per-skeleton or army-wide.
  • Achievements!
  • Possibly a fun easter egg or two.

Now adds a manual in-game! Just install Guide API.
Check out my official Overlord addon, Mechanical Soldiers.


Old mod guide:
Spoiler - click to reveal

The very first thing you'll want to do is craft either the Overlord's Stamp(these are cheap, and one-time use) or the Overlord's Seal(more expensive, but unlimited uses, and can control whole army's AI).

Overlord's Stamp(Any dye will work):

Overlord Minecraft Mod

Overlord's Seal(1.11.2+):

Overlord Minecraft Mod

Overlord's Seal(1.11-):



Next, you need to hold the Seal/Stamps and right click with it to claim it/them as yours. It will gain the glowy enchanted effect.

About the Skeletons:

Baby Skeleton:

The weakest skeleton type. Only has 8 health, is able to equip armor and a weapon, can only use melee attacks.

Converted Skeleton:

A mid-level skeleton. Has 20 health, can equip armor and weapons, is able to use a bow, has a 9 slot inventory, and is able to equip Augments.

Skeleton Warrior:

The most powerful skeleton in the base mod. Health starts at 16, and increases with level. Can equip armor and weapons, can use a bow, has a 9 slot inventory, is able to equip Augments, and most importantly, can level up, which increases health, speed, attack power, and step volume.

To make a Baby Skeleton:

Start off by making a Baby Skeleton Maker.



You have several items you need to put in the Baby Skeleton Maker:
  • 16 bones(configurable amount)
  • 1 milk bucket
  • 1 Overlord's Seal/Stamp. (Make sure you have claimed it first, or the Baby Skeleton won't obey you)
  • Any equipment you want your Baby Skeleton to be wearing when it spawns(You can change its equipment at any time)
  • A skinsuit, if you want your Baby Skeleton to have it when it spawns

To make a Skeleton Warrior:

Start off by making the Skeleton Warrior Maker.



You have several items you need to put in the Skeleton Maker:
  • 32 bones(configurable amount)
  • 2 milk buckets(it will store the milk in its internal tank and give you back empty buckets)
  • 1 Overlord's Seal/Stamp. (Make sure you have claimed it first, or the Skeleton Warrior won't obey you)
  • Any equipment you want your Skeleton Warrior to be wearing when it spawns(You can change its equipment at any time)
  • An augment, if you want your Skeleton Warrior to have it when it spawns
  • A Skinsuit, if you want your Skeleton Warrior to have it when it spawns

To make a Converted Skeleton:

Note: This is the same process as curing a Zombie Villager, but done on a Skeleton.

1.) Make sure it has the weakness potion effect.

2.) Right Click it with a Golden Apple

3.) Wait 2 to 8 minutes for the process to complete

The converted Skeleton will be much like a Skeleton Warrior, except it cannot gain experience and level up.

Powering up your Skeleton Warriors:

To make your Skeleton Warrior more powerful, you have two options.

1.) Milk:

First, right click it to open the Skeleton Warrior GUI.

Then, put Milk Buckets or Bottles in its inventory, and it will drink them. The higher its level gets, the more milk it will take to level it up.

2.) Combat

Your Skeleton Warrior will draw in XP from defeated mobs, and can gain levels that way.



Healing your Skeletons:

If your Skeleton has been hurt in combat, don't worry, it can be healed. Just shift+right click it while holding a Milk Bucket, or throw a Milk Bottle at it.

Alternatively, you can level it up, and it will fully heal then.

Another method of healing, for Skeleton Warriors, is to give them an item that grants a Regen augment.

AI Modes:

Movement:
  • Stationed - Your warrior will not move or melee attack.
  • Follower - Your warrior will follow you around, much like a pet Wolf does.
  • Wander Area - Your warrior will wander in a 32 block radius of where it is standing when this AI is assigned

Attacks:
  • Aggressive - Your warrior will attack every potential threat. Non-allied players, mobs, and anything that attacks it, and anything you attack.
  • Defensive - Your warrior will fight off mobs and anything that attacks it or you.
  • Passive - Your warrior goes full pacifist and won't attack anything, even if it is attacked.

Skinsuits:

Want your Skeleton Warrior to look more like a player? How about preventing it from burning in sunlight? Make a skinsuit for it, and you can accomplish both.

To create a skinsuit, it takes a full set of leather armor, 2 rotten flesh, a red dye, green dye(cactus green), and blue dye(lapis lazuli). The shape doesn't matter.



If you want it to be any skin other than Steve, you need to then put the item in an Anvil and name it the player name you want the skin from. It is case sensitive.

To apply the skinsuit to a Skeleton Warrior, Shift+Right Click it while holding the Skinsuit.

To remove a skinsuit from a Skeleton Warrior, Shift+Right Click it while holding Shears.

Augments:

Augments are items that give your units special bonuses. Baby Skeletons cannot have augments.

List of augments:
  • Iron Ingot - Gives the unit Resistance
  • Obsidian - Gives the unit Resistance, Slowness, and (if burning) Fire Resistance
  • Anvil - Makes the unit fall quickly, and injure anything it lands on. Also grants Resistance.
  • Cake - It's Party Time! Units launch fireworks on level up.
  • Golden Apple - Slow health Regen
  • Enchanted Golden Apple - Fast Health Regen
  • Wither Skeleton Skull - Gives attacks the Wither effect, and adds Fire Resistance if needed

Btw, the cake was a lie.

Screenshots:

Spoiler - click to reveal

Imgur album




A lot of skeleton warriors dressed as crusaders





The skeleton warrior gui





The skeleton maker gui





The Baby Skeleton Maker gui





The Baby Skeleton gui





The achievement page





The alliance commands





Overlord's Seal gui(where you control your whole army's AI at once)





Some Skeleton Warriors in Skinsuits





A few more skeleton warriors dressed as crusaders

Contact:


Feel free to contact me with feature requests, questions about the mod, bug reports, or pretty much anything else mod-related.

If you have a bug or crash to report, please use the issue tracker. If it is anything else, here are other ways to contact me.

Discord (This one will get the fastest response)

Twitter

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2.4.14 : 10/26/2018 2:21:47 amOct 26th, 2018

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02/23/2020 10:18 pm
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Hyper_Nova
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Are there any plans to update this to a newer version? THis is one of my personal favorite mods.
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05/11/2020 7:12 pm
Level 58 : Grandmaster Programmer
The_Fireplace
The_Fireplace avatar
I'm working on it, it's a total rewrite for 1.15.2 with a lot of new features, so it's taking some time. Previews are available on my Patreon.
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12/05/2018 9:57 am
Level 1 : New Miner
Jiven95
Jiven95 avatar
Why skeletons cannot action TECHGUNS MOD weapons?, could you please fix that my friend?
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12/14/2018 12:28 pm
Level 58 : Grandmaster Programmer
The_Fireplace
The_Fireplace avatar
I don't have time right now to make it so they can use guns.
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06/20/2018 5:15 pm
Level 1 : New Crafter
Enderninja_846
Enderninja_846 avatar
The skin suit isn't working. Is this just me or have other people had this problem?
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10/18/2018 3:39 pm
Level 58 : Grandmaster Programmer
The_Fireplace
The_Fireplace avatar
I uploaded the fix a while ago, forgot to reply here letting you know until now
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12/10/2018 3:03 pm
Level 1 : New Crafter
Enderninja_846
Enderninja_846 avatar
thanks!
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08/29/2018 12:31 am
Level 58 : Grandmaster Programmer
The_Fireplace
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It's a problem for everyone. I will upload a fix when I get the chance.
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03/16/2018 8:23 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
ElementalMagician1
ElementalMagician1 avatar
Hi, I see the the creator The_Fireplace responds to almost every question so I thought this would be the best place to ask. What does the squad editor tool do ad how do you use it? I have watched multiple videos and I cannot find the answer anywhere. Thanks
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03/19/2018 10:08 pm
Level 58 : Grandmaster Programmer
The_Fireplace
The_Fireplace avatar
The squad editor allows you to create squads, which you can then assign army members to. When using the Overlord's Seal to set AI Modes, you can either set the AI for your whole army, or certain squads. To use the Squad editor to create a squad, you right click while holding it to open the GUI, type in the squad names that you wish to use, then close the GUI by pressing Done.
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