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Factions: Onyx Reset

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

Realm Information

The next Onyx map will release on Saturday November 13th @ 3:00 PM EST / 7:00 AM AEST / 8:00 PM BST.

The map will only last 8 days which means there will only be 1 payout which will be issued at the end of the map on Sunday 21st November @ 5PM EST.

  • 8 day maps – 3 days of grace & 5 days of TNT
  • 5 man factions
  • 3 second cannoning
  • 15 Chunk Buffers
  • Faction Shields last 18 hours
  • 900 Power per player
  • 15 Size, 1 kick per day, max of 1 at any time
  • F Roster kick limits enabled on Sunday @ 3:00AM EST
  • Faction Shields are set on Tuesday @ 3:00AM EST
  • Mining Spawner costs change from being free to costing 60% of their shop price on Tuesday @ 3:00AM EST
  • TNT drop rates changed from Grace drop rates (50%) to Raiding drop rates (100%) on Tuesday @ 3:00AM EST
  • Faction Shields are disabled from 12PM-5PM EST on Payout Days
  • 5 grinding areas of 18 Silverfish Spawners in the Mycelium World (Reached & Exited via a End Portal)
  • Account Sharing Disallowed
  • No Regens
  • Sugarcane, Fishing, Woodcutting, Mycelium and Spawner Economy
  • The ECO sheet can be found here
  • Limited Custom Enchants & Bow Boosting disabled
  • $1,400 F-Top - $800 Paypal & $600 Buycraft
  • 9 custom worlds along with the overworld with a border of 2500 x 2500 giving 40 corners – These can be reached with the warp names: End, Nether, RedWorld, GreyWorld, ClayWorld, SunWorld, DarkWorld, CherryWorld & CrystalWorld
  • During grace, TNT & Creeper Eggs will be disabled
  • During the first 30 minutes of the map, Faction Fly will be disabled

Faction-Top Payouts

For this season of Onyx, payouts will be issued at the end of the season. Here are the prizes for the payout placings:

  • First Place: $500 PayPal & $250 Buycraft
  • Second Place: $200 PayPal & $150 Buycraft
  • Third Place: $100 PayPal & $100 Buycraft
  • Fourth Place: $50 Buycraft
  • Fifth Place: $50 Buycraft

Note: FTOP will be paid out once per week that raiding is enabled. The amounts listed above are the total amounts we are giving away to the winners.

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 brand new season of Factions Onyx comes a brand new spawn! Check it out below:

Custom Mining

We will be adding our own custom mining system along with a public mining world available with /warp mining!

This new mining warp will work in a similar way to how /warp forest works, where once you break a block with your pickaxe, the block will regenerate thus allowing you to mine for as long as you want. While you're mining, there will be a chance for the block to be converted into stone, or a more valuable and rarer ore just as iron, gold, diamond or emerald.

Alongside this, we are adding the new Miner's Pickaxe to the Power Shop /pshop. This pickaxe has 3 tiers which provide the following abilities:
- Items automatically go to your inventory
- Increased mcMMO mining EXP received
- Blocks are sold periodically

We hope that this will encourage players to use mining as a new economy option on Onyx.

Additional Changes

Last but not least, here are a number of miscellaneous changes:

  • We will be decreasing the faction sizes to 5.
  • As a result, we will be increasing the power per player to 900.
  • This map of Onyx will be a Mining alongside Silverfish (Mycelium) economy with Sugarcane, Fishing and Woodcutting as alternative ECO options.
  • We will be increasing the radius of Sandies to 15 blocks.
  • When players try to mine a spawner without a silk touch pickaxe or without the necessary rank, they will be told they are unable to break the spawner on the first attempt at mining it.
  • We will be creating a TNT Bank Faction Mission which will be like a normal Faction Mission however it will increase the TNT Bank size to 50,000,000. If the faction is raided (it is considered raided if you lose at least 10% of your P Top Value or TNT is shot into your spawner chunk if you have no value up) then the Faction Mission will be lost and reverted to the tier below. Your faction's TNT Bank will be reduced in size and any excess TNT given to the raiding faction if they have space. If they run out of space, the excess will be deleted from the server. You will then be able to redo this Faction Mission again if you would like to regain the TNT Bank size.
  • When you attempt to overclaim a spawner chunk, it can only be overclaimed after the server removes it as a spawner chunk, so that it can be claimed as a normal claim. If it is not possible to be removed as a spawner chunk (if there are spawners in the chunk), it will disconnect the faction's spawner chunks. If it is the last spawnerchunk for the faction, then the spawner chunk will not be modified at all nor will it be possible to overclaim.
  • We will be adding to our roster system the ability to give a player the rank “Leader”. Only the person who is Leader of the faction at the time will be able to give and take this rank. When they join the faction, they will still be given the co-leader rank; however, if the leader of the faction is offline and there is a person with the Roster Leader Rank online, they will be automatically assigned the leader of the faction.
    Note: If there is more than one person online and in the faction with the Roster Leader Rank, then it will be randomly assigned to one of the players.

Thank you everyone for another amazing map, see you all at 3:00 PM EST on Saturday for the Onyx reset! Make sure that you keep updated with the rules and store changes as we progress through this season.

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