Spawner details please?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Trynnon, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Trynnon

    Trynnon New Member

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    I am struggling to understand how much value is received from upgrading spawners.
    The forum is silent on the subject and the history in support on discord is muddled.
    Will staff please help me by answering these questions?

    1. Does a spawner upgrade:
    a. Increase the speed of the spawner (i.e. more spawns/minute) or,
    b. Increase the # of mobs spawned each time or,
    c. Some combination of both?​

    2. How much of an increase does a single upgrade provide? (i.e. is the effectiveness doubled?)

    3. What is the benefit of additional spawner upgrades? Is it additive or multiplicative?

    4. How many upgrades are possible?

    5. It looks like the ‘combining’ feature/problem is gone, correct?

    6. Is the 3-spawner-limit a range of 33x33x33 or 40x40x40?


    Once I get a clear understanding and a few screenshots I would like to make a guide for others.

    Thank you very much for your help and support.

    --Trynnon
     
  2. techno314

    techno314 Member Administrator

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    So I can answer these questions for you.​
    1. It is both, they both increase the speed of the spawner and increases the amount that is spawned.
    2. You would be correct in thinking the effectiveness is doubled.
    3. It is multiplicative, every level you upgrade you get an additional multiple. So you get a level 2, it is doubled level one and if you get level 3 it is trippled level 1.
    4. There are currently only 3 upgrades possible.
    5. Yes that feature is now gone, you cannot combine spawners.
    6. It is a 3 spawners in a 33x33x33 area, yes.
    These can be changed at any time as we are still trying to find a balance in the economy.​
     
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  3. Trynnon

    Trynnon New Member

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    Wow, that was both quick and very clear! Thank you. I appreciate the help.
     
  4. Trynnon

    Trynnon New Member

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    A follow-up question:

    Does the spawner keep its levels if you break it? I found both yes and no answers in my search.​

    Thank you,
    Trynnon
     
  5. techno314

    techno314 Member Administrator

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    I may be wrong in this but I believe it will if you shift while breaking it.
     
  6. Trynnon

    Trynnon New Member

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    A costly chance to take. Can we test it without risking $100k+ ?
     
  7. techno314

    techno314 Member Administrator

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    Even if it didn't drop the spawner levels in 1 drop. It will still drop it.