Hello everyone, and welcome to the official announcement thread for FactionsLab Map 12! 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 12 is.. Saturday, February 10th at 2 PM EST (11 AM PST, 7 PM GMT) Click here to enter the $100 Store Giftcard giveaway 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 mars world border will be 5,000 x 5,000 The grace period will last for 1 week. There are now 16 corners. Left shooting is disabled. You can no longer water spawners. This map will end on March 31st at 2 PM EST. (7 week map) FTOP Information TOTAL FTOP PRIZE: $2,100 PayPal + $1,900 Store Giftcard The following prizes will be paid out every Saturday at 2 PM EST (first payout is Feb 24th) 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. $1,000 Store Giftcard 2nd. $600 Store Giftcard 3rd. $300 Store Gifcard Note: You can't use these giftcards to purchase anything in the "Crystals" category. 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. Change Log TNT Fill Signs You can place these signs on chests, and fill these chests with TNT. If you are near these chests when doing /tntfill, it will use TNT from those chests to fill your dispensers. TNT Pouches You can now obtain TNT Pouches These pouches can be used as a very efficient storage device for TNT, you can store a maximum of 40,000 in a single pouch. Harvester Hoes This tool allows you to farm sugar cane much more efficiently. When you break sugar cane with this tool, the cane will automatically go in your inventory. Spawner Cost The cost to mine spawners will now scale up every week. The starting tax will be 5%, and will scale up by 1% every week after the grace period. By the last week of the map, the tax to mine a spawner will be 11%. New Custom Enchants We have added some new custom enchants to the server, and we have also removed & edited some of the more overpowered custom enchants from before. Some of the enchants that were added, that can only be obtained via mcMMO are... Haste Reinforced Treasure Hunter Headshot Sniper Grind Protected Gills Magnet Autosmelt Huge mcMMO Revamp You will now receive rewards while fishing, mining, excavating, farming, etc.. These rewards will scale up based on your mcMMO level in each skill. You can also receive custom enchant gems that are only obtainable via mcMMO. Longer Potions You will now be able to obtain special potions that have longer effect times. These potions will be limited to Strength, Speed & Fire Resistance. The most effective way to get a lot of these potions is to purchase Witch spawners from the shop, as they drop these potions upon death. Beautiful new spawn and PvP optimized warzone. Issues with some advanced cannon tech (triangles, etc..) crashing the server are now resolved. Patches to stop people from phasing/freecam cegging into bases have been implemented. The outpost system has been tweaked to take a little bit longer to capture. There's now 5 unique KOTHs, including one in the End world. KOTH loot has been drastically buffed. Envoy loot has been buffed, with a ton of new rewards. The seasonal rank permissions have been updated. Only faction leaders can unclaim-all to help reduce insiding. All bugs regarding leap have been fixed. You can no longer place creeper eggs in your own faction territory to help reduce insiding. You can no longer place TNT in your own territory within 30 blocks of a spawner to help reduce insiding. If you leave or get kicked from a faction, all of your homes that were set in that factions claims will be automatically deleted. Outpost now takes longer to capture. Pistons no longer push melons & pumpkins. The Punch 2 enchant has been completely removed & disabled. Reduced the chance to get EXP from Crystals. Depth Strider has been re-enabled in combat. Squid Spawners have been completely removed from the server. All issues regarding fix cooldowns have been resolved. Obsidian Gen Buckets have been added to the "Extras" shop in /shop b. Chunk Loaders have been permanently removed. The price of chunk busters has been reduced on the store. Iron Blocks have been added to the outpost shop. The sell price of Sugar Cane has been increased to $6. The sell price of Pumpkin has been increased to $6. The sell price of Nether Wart has been increased to $16. The sell price of Cocoa Beans has been increased to $18. The buy price of Cow Spawners has been decreased to $70k. The buy price of Creeper Eggs has been decreased to $100k. An NPC will now be generated when you log out in combat, to ensure no one can use any glitches to escape PvP. To safely log out, use /logout (10 second timer). The growth rate of Sugar Cane has been increased by 50%. There will now be an event KOTH hosted every Saturday with huge rewards. A dueling system has been implemented so you can safely 1v1 people at any time. The price of sand scaffolding in the extras shop has been reduced. Spawner Crystals have been tweaked. Harvester hoes, as well as several other tools can now be obtained via normal crystals. All crops have been added to the outpost sell shop. The Absorption, Regen & Toughness enchants have been completely removed. You can now buy Zombie Pigman spawners from the shop for 1.5 mil The sell price of Leather has been increased to $2 Beacons can now accumulate ftop value. Iron Golems no longer drop poppies. You can now obtain silverfish spawners via KOTHs & special crystals. Silverfish have a chance of dropping diamonds & emeralds, and have an ftop value of $4mil All bugs related to spawner boosters have been fixed. All bugs related to flying in claims have been fixed. All bugs related to /bottle have been fixed. All bugs related to using commands you shouldn't be able to in combat have been fixed. All bugs related to crop hoppers have been fixed. All bugs related to selling heads have been fixed. Lots of other bugs were fixed.