- Blizz Ard
Released: December 18th, 2014
Health (HP): 2,048 in 2014; reduced in 2015
Impact of player settings
Blizz Ard is a special version of a snow golem. It was a temporary mob that was created for the 2014 Holiday Event and re-appeared during the same period in 2015 and in 2016.
Blizz Ard spawns in the overworld, but it does not spawn in desert or ocean biomes -- those biomes are not safe for snow golems. Upon spawning, the message "The area is getting colder..." appears in nearby players' Chat boxes as a signal that Blizz Ard is close.
Player Settings (namely, the 'miniboss' toggle) do not affect whether or not Blizz Ard spawns.
2014 Holiday Event(top)
Blizz Ard was first introduced in the 2014 event, which lasted from December 18th, 2014 to January 11th, 2015. Blizz Ard attacked any players or mobs around it with harmless snowballs.
During this event, the Holiday Chest was introduced.
2015 Holiday Event(top)
Blizz Ard was added back for the 2015 event, which started on December 23rd, 2015. In this update, Blizz Ard had its health reduced, and its snowballs were improved to deal damage. This version of the Blizz Ard also introduced more drops.
During this event, the Holiday Chest was re-added.
2016 Holiday Event(top)
Blizz Ard was added back again on December 4th, 2016 for the Holiday Event with no mentioned changes.
The looting enchantment increases the likelihood of Blizz Ard dropping loot when he is killed.
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