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Changing the mob hitbox


RafaMv

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Hey guys, I'm having some trouble to update my mob hit box. I created a custom growth system (which is working fine),  so I can't use the vanilla class.

 

I tried using the setSize() method, but it doesn't seem to work:

 

        public void setCreatureSize(float xzSize, float ySize) {

System.out.println("xzSize: " + xzSize + " ySize: " + ySize);

super.setSize(xzSize, ySize);

}

 

How can I change/update the hitbox of a mob?

 

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Why do you think it doesn't work?  the setSize() method (assuming your class is an extension of something in the Entity class hierarchy is the right method -- you can check the source and it changes the boundingBox.

 

By the way, if you press F3+B while playing the game, it will make all the entity hitboxes visible.  I recommend this whenever people are making custom models or otherwise mucking around with hitboxes so you can see what is really going on.

Check out my tutorials here: http://jabelarminecraft.blogspot.com/

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Did you make sure that your call to setSize runs after the vanilla call to set size? IIRC, setSize has some side effects, so you might just want to override it anyway.

The debugger is a powerful and necessary tool in any IDE, so learn how to use it. You'll be able to tell us more and get better help here if you investigate your runtime problems in the debugger before posting.

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