How to create a mob spawner

How do you make a mob spawner?

They can be obtained only by using the /give command, which gives a pig spawner by default; the mob can be changed by using a mob spawn egg on the block. The /setblock , /clone or /fill command can also be used to create spawners.

How do you make a mob spawner in creative?

How tall does a mob spawner need to be?

For mobs to spawn very efficiently you want to be 128 blocks away from any other potential spawning points for them (blocks with block light lower than 8), so you should be 128 blocks above the highest block in an 128 x 128 area around your spawner.

HOW HIGH CAN mobs fall without dying?

Using the fall damage formula, we can see that the maximum height a Skeleton can fall from without dying is 22. An Enderman, on the other hand, has 20 hearts (40 health). That means an Enderman can survive a 42 block fall!

Where do I AFK for mob farm?

Mobs cannot spawn if there are any players in a radius of 128 block around the spawning spot in question. That is why you need to be at your farm for it to work at all. You normally put your afk spot above the farm, since that brings you further away from the ground and possibly the caves below.

Can you Silk Touch a spawner?

Spawners can be picked up with silk touch, but they can only be reactivated on top off a full tier beacon piramid : minecraftsuggestions.

How far should I AFK from mob farm?

Mobs are unable to spawn less than 24 blocks from the player, and hostile mobs that are more than 128 blocks away will despawn automatically unless they are named or holding a picked up item. For plant growth based farms, you must be within 128 blocks of them for the plants to update and grow.

Are mob farms cheating?

Strictly speaking mob farms aren’t cheating as they use intended features in the game in an intended way (especially if using a spawner) but if it feels morally wrong to you you have no obligation to use them. Do what you want to do.

How high up should a creeper farm be?

Creeper only farm

When trapdoors are placed on a 2 block high ceiling, it lowers the height to 1 1316 blocks high. This is tall enough to allow creepers to spawn, but short enough to prevent other mobs such as zombies and skeletons.

How close do you have to be to a mob farm for it to work?

Mobs only spawn when the player is nearby, within an area of 240×240 blocks, so you‘ll need to be close to the farm for it to operate. There are ways to control spawning with mods, but I’ll focus on the default behaviors here.

How can I make my mob farm more efficient?

Make sure you’re not more than 32 blocks away from the spawner, or the mobs might despawn. Also, make sure they’re not spawning outside when it’s night.

What mob gives the most XP?

It’s no surprise that the Ender Dragon is at number one. Not only is the Ender Dragon the strongest mob in Minecraft, but defeating it also drops the most XP. The Ender Dragon drops 12,000 XP upon death – more than any other mob in the game.

Why is my mob grinder not spawning mobs?

In 24 blocks from the player in every direction, mobs cannot spawn there. Every 30 blocks away from the player or within, mobs are unable to despawn. So if it’s the mob circle issue, go a bit farther away from the farm. Also, this means if you are too far away, then mobs will instantly despawn.