A Wither Skeleton is a minifigure from the Minecraft theme.
The Wither skeleton has the same torso as the regular minecraft skeleton, its arms are the same ones used by the battle droids. He has a new molded legs, taller than the regular skeletons legs. It will have the same headpiece as a skeleton, though in white and with a different printing.
Wither skeletons are hostile mobs found only in the Nether. Rather than wielding a bow, they carry a stone sword which has a chance to be enchanted. When attacking, they will apply the Wither status effect (which causes the players health to turn black and deteriorate). They apply this effect themselves and their sword will not apply wither when wielded by the player. They drop coal and bones when killed, but they have a rare chance of dropping their sword and an even rarer chance of dropping their skulls, the latter of which is vital to building the Wither boss.
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Wither Skeletons are mean, black, flame-charred versions of their bone-colored cousins. If you ever see one, it means you are in the Nether.