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whats a good way to keep creepers away in minecraft?

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If there isnt i dont mind
asked 12 years ago in GeneralGeneral by dark788 Soldier (2,610 points)   7 15 36

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If you drop your setting down to Peaceful, dangerous mobs will stop spawning altogether. If you do not want to do this, then your only other option is light and doors.

Light. This is the only way to prevent them from spawning. They will always find their way to you eventually, but you can prevent them from spawning right in your backyard.

Doors will prevent creepers from entering a specific area, so if you layer your base with these, then you'll effectively keep them out.

I personally construct a 4 block high wall around my primary base, and place a door on every side. This keeps creepers from entering and threatening your building.

Also, to keep them from exploding, quickly move away from them. You can build a rythme of approaching and attacking them, one strike at a time, and moving back immedietly afterwards to kill them without causing them to explode but this takes practice and patience.
answered 12 years ago by mrtowel Prince (27,434 points)   8 18 41
what about a house in the sky? I went up my ladder and a creeper was there waiting for me. I used cats but eventually it exploded anyway. do I need more lights?
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Build in a closed area.

Either that or go up to them, hit em with a sword, run away and wait for their fuse to drop, then repeat.
answered 12 years ago by l4d2bob Grandmaster (11,115 points)   5 10 48
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Keep up to 16+ blocks away. That's a mob's vision range.
answered 12 years ago by utasora Journeyman (628 points)   9
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you may light up your area at night, constuct walls around your working area to keep them out, being in water prevents them from damaging blocks, build pits or boobytraps around your base, or if you don't like mobs at all you may play on peaceful.
answered 12 years ago by Regigigity Journeyman (643 points)   1 1 9
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Peaceful mode, bow & arrows, or lava moats. If you put your mind to it you can even create water traps to drown them in, and collect their loot.
answered 12 years ago by Xankriegor Journeyman (610 points)   7
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If you play with a difficulty setting other than Peacefull, you could try putting up a stream of water all around your house to keep mobs away.
answered 12 years ago by Ins1d3r Mercenary (1,224 points)   17
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Light will prevent their spawns, but sunlight does not kill them. Walls will keep them out of your compound, but that does not stop them if there's a spot from which they can jump. Doors will keep them out of your structures, but they can still wander up from the mines. A combination of all three will keep them at bay in your home territories, but there is no creeper repellant for when you are in dangerous territory.
answered 12 years ago by kodiakus Journeyman (644 points)   6
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You could construct a bunch of traps around your base. For example, you could have a pressure plate rigged to some TNT, or make a lava bridge using the piston mod.
answered 12 years ago by funymunky Journeyman (630 points)   1
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Cats(obtained by taming ocelots found in jungles) will keep creepers at bay, as creepers are afraid of cats.

I also like cats because they make a nice friend you can take anywhere, and they do not take fall damage, nor attack mobs when you don't want them too.


However, ocelots only spawn on easy or higher, so watch out if you go look for one.
answered 11 years ago by anonymous  
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All be above but they forgot somthing live under ground with a trap door sorounded in iron doors then leave a pressure plate on top or make the trapdoor 1 block below the one with the doors place a block on the trap door then place a pressure plate.



                                     Enjoy, Have Fun, with no creepers

answered 10 years ago by anonymous  
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okay this does work for me most of the time...but not always.
creepers HATE if you make yellow wool and place it next to your house the creepers usually go away.but dont put any other bright colors near your house because the creepers would see them better.creepers have bad eye sight.also i would stay away from your door at nighttime so creepers cant see you.
answered 10 years ago by anonymous  
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Just build a moat of lava around your whole entire base,city etc and fly over it when you need out.enlightened


answered 9 years ago by anonymous  
edited 9 years ago by chronodev

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