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Factions: Amber Reset

Greetings everyone, the newest season of Factions Amber is here!

Realm Information

The next Amber map will release on Saturday May 8th 3:00 PM EST / 7:00 AM AEST / 8:00 PM BST.

The map will only last 15 days which means there will only be 1 payout that will be issued at the end of the map on Sunday 23rd May @ 5PM EST.

  • 15 day maps – 6 days of grace & 9 days of TNT
  • 20 man factions
  • 3 second cannons
  • 15 Chunk Buffers
  • Faction Shields last 16 hours
  • 200 Power per player
  • 35 Roster Size 2 kick per day, max of 4 at one time
  • F Roster kick limits enabled on Monday @ 3:10AM EST
  • Faction Shields are set on Friday @ 3:10AM EST
  • Mining Spawner costs change from being free to costing 40% of their shop price on Friday @ 3:10AM EST
  • TNT drop rates changed from Grace drop rates (50%) to Raiding drop rates (100%) on Friday @ 3:10AM EST
  • Faction Shields are disabled from 12PM-5PM EST on Payout Days
  • 8 grinding areas of 18 Silverfish Spawners in the Mycelium World (Reached & Exited via an End Portal)
  • Account Sharing Disallowed
  • No Regens
  • Sugarcane, Fishing, Mycelium & Spawner Economy
  • The ECO sheet can be found here
  • Custom Enchants disabled & Bow boosting enabled.
  • $1,600 F-Top - $1000 Paypal & $600 Buycraft
  • 5 custom worlds along with the overworld with a border of 2500 x 2500 giving 24 corners – These can be reached with the warp names: End, Nether, Redworld, Greyworld & ClayWorld
  • During grace, TNT & Creeper Eggs will be disabled
  • During the first 30 minutes of the map, Faction Fly will be disabled

Faction-Top Payouts

As usual, the first 6 days of grace period will have no payout. Here are the prizes for the payout placings:

  • First Place: $700 Paypal & $250 Buycraft
  • Second Place: $200 PayPal & $150 Buycraft
  • Third Place: $100 PayPal & $100 Buycraft
  • Fourth Place: $50 Buycraft
  • Fifth Place: $50 Buycraft

How do we get our payout if we win?

  1. Set your PayPal email on the server with the command: /paypal [email]
  2. Set your Buycraft email on the server with the command: /giftcard [email]

New Spawn

With a new season comes a brand new spawn! Check it out below:

Economy & Rule Changes

  • We will be reverting our rule set to the original Factions Rule page that can be found here.
  • Due to the above change, we will be decreasing the Dispenser Limit back to 3,000.
  • Death Bans while raiding and in PvP worlds will remain for this map.
  • Nether Stars will remain at the high sell price of $6,000 per Nether Star.
  • Fishing will remain as an alternative economy source to sugarcane with fishing in the safe lake the equivalent of grinding sugarcane.
  • We will be allowing a 1 chunk source block ocean per side on our rule page.

Additional Changes

  • We have decreased the chunk buffer size to 15 chunks.
  • The Faction Shield has been decreased to 16 hours.
  • You can now continue to spectate the FFA event after you die. Simply do /ffa spectate to continue viewing the event. Only players who fought and died in the FFA event may spectate it.
  • Faction Alts will be considered as part of the faction when /f tptoggle is enabled by players, force enabled by the faction permissions or with /f notifchunks.
  • There are no longer any limitations on the height of cannon boxes on our rule page.
  • We will be providing players access to a folder in-game containing downloadable schematica files of a variety of cannons with the in-game command /cannons.
  • We will be providing players access to a folder in-game containing 1.8.9 mods and information regarding the settings you should be using on these mods, with the in-game command /mods.
  • We have added prizes for specific stats and positions on /lb at the end of grace / at the end of the map. These prizes will be viewable in /lb along with a countdown to when the prizes are given out.
  • We have buffed the Raiding Outpost money reward along with adding Warlock sets and runes as another reward for holding the Raiding Outpost.
  • Players can now access more patterns by default when you unlock any of the Wing Trails in /trails.
  • We will be removing ice and similar blocks from PvP zones.
  • Vote parties will now give free Dungeons when the number of votes to reach the goal has been obtained, along with the individual prizes given out to all players on the server.
  • We will be adding a limit of 25 people in the Boss World when a boss is alive.
  • While completing the Boss Showdown, players will receive the standard rewards for killing the bosses before the final boss even if they do not complete the full Boss Showdown.
  • Players are no longer able to disguise themselves in the specific areas such as the Forest and Fishing worlds. This is to prevent players from scripting or autofishing easily without being able to be seen by regular players.
  • We will be extending the reach of fishing rods so that they can be used at longer distances.
  • You can no longer place Creeper eggs in the KoTH, Outpost or Odyssey capture areas.
  • An Enderpearl cooldown timer can now be seen on top of the hotbar, however people in a Warlock set will override this.

Thank you everyone for another amazing map, see you all at 3:00 PM EST on Saturday for the Amber reset!

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