The Ur-ghast is part of the Twilight Forest mod and can be found flying around at the top of the gigantic Dark Towers in the Twilight Forest. It appears as a large, supernatural creature with many large, waving tentacles. The tentacles, unlike other ghasts,are bending. Its sides appear to be covered in blood. This creature resembles the Carminite Ghastguards, due to their ability to stalk players, as well as the Nether-exclusive Ghasts, but is much larger and much more dangerous.

Combat[edit | edit source]

The Ur-ghast is a difficult boss, and full Diamond, Steeleaf or Naga Scales armor is recommended to fight this boss as well as a Salamander's Eye to reflect the projectiles. Players are advised to be very careful where they move since burning netherrack covers the top, and the Ur-ghast is capable of knocking the player off of the top of the tower. Players should make sure they have a ranged weapon, as the Ur-ghast is constantly airborne, and is difficult to hit with a sword, and hitting back the attacks is too slow a method since the Ur-ghast is capable of regaining health. In the immediate area however, there are several ghast traps; if it trails too close to one of these, you can activate it to damage it and drag it closer to the rooftop, though these must first be charged by slaying nearby Carminite Ghastlings.

Fireballs[edit | edit source]

The Ur-ghast's signature attack, fireballs, deal great damage to the player as well as lighting them on fire. The Ur-ghast will fire five fireballs at once, making them difficult to dodge. Unlike normal Ghasts, these fireballs can not be reflected.

Above you can see the Ur-ghast prepared to fire triple fireballs.

Summon Minions[edit | edit source]

The Ur-ghast has a special ability to summon Carminite Ghastlings with a lightning strike. These minions will spawn out of Ghast Traps. They are weaker than regular Ghastlings, since a hit from any weapon could kill them. Adventurers are advised to be very cautious when they hear the lightning strike of a Ur-ghast.

Tantrum Mode[edit | edit source]

When the Ur-ghast reaches low health, it will begin a tantrum mode. It will change the weather to rain, continuously summon minions, and regenerate health. During this mode, the Ur-ghast will still attack the player and only make loud wails and cry ghast tears until its death. If the player is under the Ur-ghast while it's crying, they may risk being damaged by teardrops. The ghast tears can wear down armor extremely quickly, especially helmets. Ghast tears produced by the Ur-ghast are not collectible, being strictly projectiles in nature.

Above you can see the Ur-ghast during tantrum mode.

Treasure[edit | edit source]

Once an adventurer slays an Ur-ghast, a treasure chest will appear in the middle of the battle area. This chest will contain several doses of the Ur-ghast's Fiery Blood as well as a few pieces of Carminite. Inside the chest will also contain the Ur-Ghast Trophy. The Ur-ghast will also drop many levels of experience.

Above you can see the treasure chest containing these valuable treasures.

Video & Image Gallery[edit | edit source]

Twilight Forest Mobs
Passive Bighorn Sheep.png Bighorn SheepFirefly.png FireflyForest Bunny.png Forest Bunny16px Forest Raven16px Forest SquirrelPenguin.png Penguin16px Tiny Bird16px Wild Boar16px Wild Deer
Neutral None
Hostile Carminite Broodling.png Carminite BroodlingCarminite Ghastguard.png Carminite Ghastguard16px Carminite GhastlingCarminite Golem.png Carminite Golem16px Death Tome16px Fire Beetle16px Hedge Spider16px Hostile Wolf16px King Spider16px Kobold16px Maze SlimeMinotaur.png Minotaur16px Mist Wolf16px Mosquito SwarmPinch Beetle.png Pinch Beetle16px Redcap16px Redcap SapperSkeleton Druid.png Skeleton Druid16px Slime Beetle16px Swarm Spider16px Towerwood Borer16px Twilight Wraith
Tameable None
Utility 16px Quest Ram
Bosses Hydra.png HydraMinoshroom.png MinoshroomNaga.png NagaTwilight Lich.png Twilight LichUr-ghast.png Ur-ghast
Creative Only Block and Chain Goblin.png Block and Chain GoblinHelmet Crab.png Helmet Crab16px Lower Goblin Knight
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