So what do you do?

Hey guys and girls,

I found another monster spawn, but I dont want to just destroy them, is there a way to make your monster boxes into a fast way to harvest items? any ideas? what do you do with the monster spawns when you find them?

Jaxx 84

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 0 Applies to:

Currently, there's no real need to keep monster spawners active. It wont be until version 1.8 that you'll be able to farm off of spawners.

Mob trap

[quote user="RevJynxed"]

You can set up a drowning box where the mobs get trapped and the items are washed under a block to an area you can recover them.

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You can also do similar things with auto turrets by funneling the mobs into a single tunnel that has pressure plates attached to arrow dispensers.

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I did a similar thing, I dug a two block deep trench around the Spawner, six block long, the water washes the mobs into a hole over 24 blocks deep, which is a instant death when they land, I just stand at the bottom collecting a consent supply of arrows and bones and made a rail track down to the pickup.

You can set up a drowning box where the mobs get trapped and the items are washed under a block to an area you can recover them.

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You can also do similar things with auto turrets by funneling the mobs into a single tunnel that has pressure plates attached to arrow dispensers.