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Spawner Math

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by p0six, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. p0six

    p0six Well-Known Member MVP+

    My goal is to figure out, assuming a player starts out at level 27, kills a given blaze in hit, and takes 5 seconds between enchants, how many blaze spawners are required to satisfy a player's xp needs.

    A spawner spawns up to 4 mobs every around 25 seconds, but this usually becomes 2 because of spacing and multiple spawners being in a given room. Given this, we can write out:

    Average time between spawns: 25 seconds
    Average mobs spawned per spawner: 2 =
    2 mobs / (25 seconds * spawner) 1 hit / mob = 2 hits / (25 seconds * spawner)

    Minecraft 1.9 registers around 5 hits per second, and we are assuming that there is a 5 second wait time between enchantments. Additionally, in order to reach the 10 second wait time, a player must go from level 27 to level 30, which requires 301 experience, and 10 experience is gained per blaze. Given this, we can write out:

    Hits registered per second: 5 hits
    Wait time between enchants: 5 seconds
    xp per 27-30: 301
    xp per mob: 10
    30 mobs killed per enchant

    5 hits / second
    (30 mobs * (1 hit / mob) / (5 hits / second) = 6 seconds to reach level 30 from level 27
    6 seconds + 5 seconds wait / 6 seconds =
    30 mobs killed / 11 seconds
    ~2.73 mobs / second

    Now, we need to figure out how many spawners we need to accommodate 1.88 mobs / second. To figure this out, we divide and get:

    (2.73 hits / second) / (2 hits / (25 seconds * spawner) = ~34 spawners

    tl;dr if you want to constantly enchant get 34 spawners.
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2019
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  2. SquiddyCat

    SquiddyCat Member

    ur high. Just get 15 spawners and afk a bit. Do u have OCD?

    CONFIRMED: u have OCD, please see a doctor
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2019
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  3. parcheesi15

    parcheesi15 TrialMod Staff Member TrialMod

    I have 16 blaze spawners and never run out of mobs grinding for an hour straight. Math flawed
    (This excludes when the server clears blazes every 15min)
  4. p0six

    p0six Well-Known Member MVP+

    because you don't set the blazes to 1 health. brain flawed

    edit: sorr thats toxic
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  5. parcheesi15

    parcheesi15 TrialMod Staff Member TrialMod

    Hmm good point, you should change up the math to see how many you need according to server health. I think I lost the 1 health aspect when you said "kills a blaze in hit"

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