Sonic Screwdriver

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The Sonic Screwdriver is a multipurpose tool that can be used to complete a variety of tasks.


Acquisition

Currently, there is no method to obtain the Sonic Screwdriver in survival.

Features

  • Multiple, Configurable functions
  • Appearance can be mixed and matched with up to 28 combinations!
  • Can be upgraded to unlock and upgrade functions (WIP)
  • Consumes charges (WIP)
  • Rechargeable (WIP)

Uses

The Sonic Screwdriver can interact with blocks, entities and more! Its uses are subdivided into seperate functions. Each function is configurable using the mod's configuration file.

Block Interactions

In this mode, the Sonic Screwdriver will able to modify the behaviour of certain blocks. This includes:

  1. Opening Iron Doors
  2. Opening Iron Trapdoors
  3. Turning Redstone Lamps on
  4. Turning on Redstone Wire
  5. Ignite TNT

Entity Interactions

In this mode, the Sonic Screwdriver will able to interact with different entities. This includes:

  1. Shearing Sheep
  2. Making Squid squirt ink
  3. Dismantling Skeletons (makes them drop bones and a Skeleton Skull)
  4. Reveal Armor Stand arms

Tardis Coordinates

This mode will allow the Sonic Screwdriver to set the Tardis' destination coodinates. This does not bring the Tardis to those coordinates.

Note that this mode can be defined by the configuration file to not work in some dimensions. By default, the Tardis interior is blacklisted, meaning you cannot set the Tardis to land inside itself.

Lasers

This mode will allow the Sonic Screwdriver to fire a high powered laser, which will damage the entity the player is pointing at, as well as spawn fire blocks on top of existing blocks. This feature will only be obtainable through tiered upgrades

Usage

Switching between Functions

  1. To switch between the Sonic Screwdriver's functions, hold the Sonic Screwdriver in the player's hand.
  2. Then, hold the Sneak key (SHIFT key by default) and left click the mouse button. 
  3. A status message will appear above the hotbar which will describe the function you have selected

Using each Function

  1. Block Interactions - Point the mouse at a valid block, then right click whilst holding the Screwdriver in the player's hand. Release the right mouse button to complete the action. If you hold down the right mouse button, the Screwdriver will not complete its action.
  2. Entity Interactions - Point the mouse at a valid entity, then right click whilst holding the Screwdriver in the player's hand. Release the right mouse button to complete the action. If you hold down the right mouse button, the Screwdriver will not complete its action.
  3. Tardis Coordinates - Point the mouse at a valid block, then right click whilst holding the Screwdriver in the player's hand. Release the right mouse button to complete the action. Then, return to the Tardis and make it start flight.
  4. Laser Mode - Point the mouse at a block or entity, then hold down the Right mouse button.

Mix and Match Sonic Parts

The Sonic Screwdriver can be customised to the user's wishes. Currently, it has four customisable parts, with seven variants for each part:

  1. Emitter
  2. Activator
  3. Handle
  4. Endcap

This can be done by placing a Sonic Screwdriver in the Quantiscope Sonic Customisation GUI. Use the arrow buttons to cycle through the options for each Sonic Part. Then take out the Sonic Screwdriver from the GUI slot.


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A Sonic Screwdriver with customised parts A Sonic Cane - special variant of the Sonic Screwdriver