Before the Arch-Illager appeared, the Vindicators were the basic illager soldiers, guarding the woodland mansions and participating in raids, after Archie keeps the Orb of Dominance, the vindicators and pillagers led by the evokers Thord and Walda, joined the Arch-Illager's army, patrolling now the Highblock Keep, the Fiery Forge, Redstone Mines, and participating in raids, now with the help of redstone golems and the Redstone Monstrosity. After the heroes defeat the Arch-Illager, they traveled to other areas of the mainland and even other dimensions, where vindicators can also be found.
- Squid Coast
- Creeper Woods
- Creepy Crypt
- Woodland Mansion
- Woodland Prison
- Soggy Swamp
- Soggy Cave
- Pumpkin Pastures
- Arch Haven
- Cacti Canyon
- Redstone Mines
- Fiery Forge
- Highblock Halls
- Obsidian Pinnacle
- Frosted Fjord
- Lone Fortress
- Lost Settlement
- Windswept Peaks
- Gale Sanctum
- Gauntlet of Gales
- Colossal Rampart
- Radiant Ravine (Secret area)
- End Wilds
- Broken Citadel
- Daily Trial
If it sees a hero, it charges and attacks with an axe. Although vindicators have high movement speed, they have more delay than other melee mobs when attacking.
- Strong attack
A vindicator attacks the hero on sight. Their attack speed is slightly slower than zombies but deal more damage and are tougher.
- Target lock
Vindicators lock onto the hero if they run more than 15 blocks away.
If a vindicator is standing in a taunt circle and getting hurt, they become faster and deal more damage to the hero.[more information needed]
Vindicators has 110 HP in the code. On Default I, all mobs have 9.6% health and 12% damage of what is set in the code.
|Dungeons Beta||Added vindicators|
|188.8.131.52||Adjusted new "taunt circle + lock" behavior for vindicators.|
|Reduced charge speed.|
|Reduced melee ticks to 2 (was 3).|
|Added behavior which makes them go aggressive when hurt when standing in taunt circle.|
|They now get locked onto the hero if they run away > 15 blocks.|
- In the game files, the vindicator is referred to internally as the
- The vindicator of the beta versions that can be seen in the Minecraft Dungeons: Opening Cinematic and in the Squid Coast loading screen, used the skin texture of the base game (pre 1.14) and had a collar with the same color as the pants, instead of red.
- In a cutscene seen between The Stronghold and End Wilds, some vindicators can be seen walking around without axes.