Hello everyone, and welcome to the official announcement thread for MineagePvP Reborn! (Map 18) I will be going over everything that's being added/changed this map in this thread. But before I get into that, let it be known that the release date for Map 18 is.. Saturday, January 6th at 2 PM EST (11 AM PST, 7 PM GMT) Important Information The overworld world border will be 10,000 x 10,000 The end world border will be 5,000 x 5,000 The nether world border will be 5,000 x 5,000 The grace period will last for 1 week. There are now 12 corners. All punishments (Bans, blacklists, etc..) have been cleared. The staff team has been reworked. Click here to see the new staff team. Left shooting is disabled, insiding is not allowed, spawners are not invincible under water. This map will end on February 24th at 2 PM EST. (7 week map) FTOP Information The way ftop will work on this map is a little different than usual. Instead of there being massive payouts at the end of the map, the total ftop prize will be sectioned out & distributed every week. TOTAL FTOP PRIZE: $2,100 PayPal + $900 Store Giftcard The following prizes will be paid out every Saturday at 2 PM EST (first payout is Jan 20th) 1st. $200 PayPal 2nd. $100 PayPal 3rd. $50 PayPal So a total of $350 PayPal will be paid out each week, for a total of 6 weeks. 350 * 6 = $2,100. The top 3 factions on the last saturday of the map will be awarded the extra following prizes: 1st. $500 Store Giftcard 2nd. $300 Store Giftcard 3rd. $100 Store Gifcard So basically, if your faction is ftop #1 throughout the entire map, you will win $1,200 PayPal and a $500 Store Giftcard. If you are the leader of your faction, use the command /setpaypal (email) in-game so we know what PayPal email to send your money to. FTOP payments will be sent within 24 hours of the values being saved. Economy We have drastically changed the economy this map, and several players have requested that I include some of the information that you will need to properly prepare for this map on this announcement thread. The prices of mob spawners are the following: Zombie: $10k Spider: $30k CaveSpider: $30k Skeleton: $60k Mooshroom: $80k Cow: $80k Squid: $90k Witch: $100k Pig: $100k Slime: $220k Blaze: $500k Creeper: $750k Iron Golem: $2.5mil The sell prices of mob drops / farming items are the following: Bone: $3 Arrow: $3 Rotten Flesh: $1 Gunpowder: $4 Blaze Rod: $12 Enderpearl: $18 Spider Eye: $2 String: $2 Slime Ball: $5 Leather: $1 Feather: $2 Egg: $2 Ink Sack: $5 Gold Nugget: $4 Poppy: $2 Iron Ingot: $9 Wheat: $20 Pumpkin: $5 Sugar Cane: $5 Cactus: $4 Nether Wart: $15 Change Log Crate Keys Rework We have completely removed the old Crate Keys that were on the server, and replaced them with our "Crystals" system. Server Store Rework We have completely revamped the server store. Click here to browse the new store. Crop Hoppers Crop hoppers are special hoppers that collect all the cactus dropped within the chunk that the hopper is placed in. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs, looting Envoy's, opening Crystals or purchasing them on our store. KOTH Starters KOTH starters are a new item that allows you to start a KOTH event whenever you want, you can also pick which KOTH you would like to activate (except event KOTHs) You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs, looting Envoy's, opening Crystals or purchasing them on our store. EXP Boosters & Spawner Boosters EXP Boosters multiply how much EXP your faction obtains while killing mobs for a specified amount of time. Spawner boosters multiply the efficiency of the spawners within your factions claim for a specified amount of time. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs, looting Envoy's, opening Crystals or purchasing them on our store. EXP Bombs EXP Bombs are like money pouches, except for EXP. You will receive a random amount of EXP based on the tier of bomb you have when you throw the item. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs, looting Envoy's, opening Crystals or purchasing them on our store. Chunk Busters Chunk busters automatically erase whatever chunk you place the item in, from bedrock to sky-limit. These items are extremely useful for trenching out your base. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs, looting Envoy's, opening Crystals or purchasing them on our store. Lightning Wands A Lightning Wand is a golden sword with Knockback 3, Unbreaking 10 enchants. When you right click a creeper with this sword, it will become supercharged. This wand has a 30 second cooldown. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs or purchasing them on our store. TNT Wands A TNT Wand is a tool that automatically crafts gunpowder from a chest into TNT by right clicking the chest. You can obtain these by capturing KOTHs or purchasing them on our store. Black Market The Black Market is a vendor that is spawned every 12 hours in the warzone. This vendor will sell exclusive items like TnT wands, Sell wands, lightning wands and trails that are only obtainable through this vendor. Gen Buckets We have implemented our "Gen Buckets" system. This system allows you to craft horizontal and vertical gen buckets to build your base quicker. Click here to view the crafting recipe for vertical gen buckets, and click here to view the crafting recipe for horizontal gen buckets. You can now purchase Sand Scaffolding from /shop in-game. You can now only obtain Obsidian Gen Buckets through KOTHs, Envoys or opening Crystals. Item Filter You can now filter what items you pick up with the "/itemfilter" command. This command is extremely helpful when PvPing, or mining - so you can decide what you pick up. Sumo We have added a new 24/7 mini-game called Sumo. The way this minigame works is, you do /sumo to enter a queue. Once you're queued, you will need to wait for another player to also join the queue. Once you're matched with another player, you will both be sent to one of our several Sumo arenas. The first player to knock the other player off of a small platform 3 times will win the match. There will be prizes at the end of each map for the players that are ranked at the top of the Sumo leaderboard. This mini-game has ELO. Fishing Rewards We have added an extensive fishing rewards system via mcMMO. Depending on your fishing level, you can obtain mob spawners, armor, weapons and more through fishing. Envoys We have added Envoys to the server. Every 4 hours, 30 envoys will be dropped randomly throughout the warzone. These Envoys will have a ton of rare items in them. Custom Enchants We have added a few small custom enchants. These custom enchants can be obtained through /enchant. The only enchants we have added are Strength, Speed, Fire Resistance and Water Breathing. These enchants will cost a lot of EXP levels to purchase / upgrade. All "Magic" items have been removed and have been replaced with our Infusion Tools and Sell Wands system. East to West cannoning has been fixed, along with a lot of other raiding issues. Natural mob spawning has been disabled. An Outpost system has been implemented. Capturing outpost will give your faction a 2x Spawner Booster, reduced shop prices and increased loot sell prices. Knockback & Hit Detection have been heavily optimized. There are now 5 KOTHs that run on a schedule. A KOTH will automatically begin every 3 hours to ensure constant PvP action. New command "/prefix" added. This command allows you to choose what prefix is displayed next to your name if you have multiple ranks on your account. Stat Track system has been added. When you kill someone, a lore will be added to your weapon to track the amount of kills that weapon has had. New command "/stats" added. This command allows you to view your own, or other players statistics. Ex: Kills, Deaths, KDR, Play Time, etc.. The loot you can get from KOTHs has been buffed exponentially. Brand new Voting system implemented which now rewards players extra items for reaching certain vote milestones each month. Seasonal Ranks have been added to the store. Each season 3 new ranks will be added to this category on the store. Head Hunting added. You can now obtain heads from killing players, and sell their head with the "/sellhead" command. You can now bottle your experience with the "/bottle" command. We have added several gambling features like Coin Flip, Rocks Paper Scissors, Jackpot, Lottery, etc.. Warps are now displayed on a GUI. Players will now be charged 4% of the spawners value when mining them with silk touch. This will only be enabled after the grace period is over. You can now display the item your holding in chat with [item] New efficient mob stacking plugin has been added. You can now upgrade mob spawners with EXP by right clicking them. Brand new FTOP plugin. Brand new Anti Cheat has been implemented. Donor rank permissions have been tweaked. Donor rank kits have been tweaked. Player Vaults have been removed, and replaced with out "Backpack" system. A boss event has been added. The Wicked Witch can be spawned by obtaining the "Wicked Witch Boss Egg" on from our store, or from opening Crystals. Money Pouches and EXP bombs have been added to the store. Creepers now have a chance to drop TNT upon death The rank names have been reverted to their original state. Faction Fly is now free for anyone, you do not need to vote for it or pay for it. A brand new spawn and winter themed warzone has been added.