Recently introduced in Minecraft’s 1.8 “Bountiful” update, the new Boss Mob the Elder Guardian, has quickly become the latest ‘must have’ pet.

Elder Guardians are a tough kettle of fish to fight. With their laser, they put a slowing debuff on you, and when you hit them, they prick you with thorns.

Despite this, they also also make phenomenal pet fish, apparently.

Two players in particular, CezoramLHS and patchyweasel, have caught Elder Guardians, and made pets of them. Below are their stories.



While the Elder Guardian is the ‘new pet’ to have, we think that Wolves and Kitties are still awesome. What’s your favorite Minecraft pet? Let us know in the comments below!

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