EggCatcher

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EggCatcher

This plugin allows the players to get the new Spawn Eggs from Minecraft 1.1 by throwing regular eggs at mobs. It is intended to be simple to set up and use. The plugin is open source and can be forked on github. If you make any changes, pull requests are appreciated.

Current features

  • Configurable mob health limit.
  • Respects animal protection plugins such as GriefPrevention
  • Compatible with all trading plugins.
  • Very simple, throw an egg at a mob and it will be turned into a spawn egg.
  • Permissions support.
  • Configurable catch chance.
  • Configurable cost (vault support, or items).
  • Explosion effects.

Installation and requirements

Vault is not required unless you intend to use it

Download the jar file and the configuration file will be generated on the first startup.

Configuration and permissions

Video

Video credits: VariationVault

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  • Avatar of FiR3_PyyRo FiR3_PyyRo May 09, 2014 at 04:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there any way to capture iron golems? I'm using EggCatcher with SilkSpawners so you can catch mobs with an egg, then craft a spawner with that egg, however, iron golems are not catchable.

  • Avatar of LHammonds LHammonds May 01, 2014 at 14:52 UTC - 0 likes

    Is this plugin affected by the UUID change in 1.8, thus requiring an update to work properly or will it be unaffected?

    Thanks,

    LHammonds

    Website: HammondsLegacy.enjin.com

    Minecraft Server: HammondsLegacy.com

  • Avatar of Iwitrag Iwitrag Apr 11, 2014 at 22:19 UTC - 0 likes
    Hello, can you update to 1.7.5 ?
  • Avatar of Schlutteh Schlutteh Apr 03, 2014 at 01:19 UTC - 0 likes

    @BlackFing85: Go

    I think for more advanced features like that you will need Mob Catcher.
    But... it's rarely updated, always buggy, and the dev is not very helpful at all. I ditched it in favor of this more simplified plugin.

  • Avatar of BlackFing85 BlackFing85 Apr 02, 2014 at 20:23 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you make it so it copys it's wool colour (sheep), Name , Health , etc?

  • Avatar of ThoLav ThoLav Jan 06, 2014 at 17:54 UTC - 0 likes

    @shansen1: Go

    Hey,

    works flawless, Great job.

    I also have an suggestion: When cathing an mob fails, a customsable price shoud be charged. So serve owner can decide how much or if its free

    VaultCost:
      Pig: 250.0
      Sheep: 250.0
      MushroomCow: 1000.0
      .....  
    FailedCost:
      Pig: 100.0
      Sheep: 100.0
      MushroomCow: 400.0
     .....
    


    If I had helped you, a like would be nice. Thank you.

    Have a nice day,
    Thomas

  • Avatar of shansen1 shansen1 Jan 06, 2014 at 16:11 UTC - 0 likes

    @ThoLav: Go

    I have not tested it with AnimalProtect but it should work if the animals are protected from getting harmed by projectiles.

    Let me know i it's not working and I will look into it.

    (It's not going to work with Worldguard alone as Worldguard as you know does not protect animals.)

  • Avatar of ThoLav ThoLav Jan 05, 2014 at 19:43 UTC - 1 like

    Hey,

    is it hooked into WorldGuard and AnimalProtect, so only owners or members of a region can catch mobs?

  • Avatar of moeman9 moeman9 Jan 05, 2014 at 03:12 UTC - 0 likes

    you should try to make eggs catch players

  • Avatar of MZGSZM MZGSZM Dec 24, 2013 at 19:25 UTC - 0 likes

    @shansen1 Thanks for the information, I will likely wait for a while to try 7.8 until I update the server to 1.7 anyway. The EggCatcher plugin not working in claims shouldn't be a huge problem for now.

Facts

Date created
Jan 14, 2012
Categories
Last update
Dec 24, 2013
Development stage
Release
Language
  • enUS
License
GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
Curse link
EggCatcher
Downloads
29,386
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