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In the most recent versions of the oh so popular Factions (1.7 and above), you may have noticed that the faction chat feature was removed. Faction chat really comes in handy at times to easily talk with whole groups, whether you're planning with your allies to take down that faction you just hate that or discussing top secret plans with your clan. This plugin is there to fill in that gap and bring back this high demand feature, aiming to replicate what has now been removed from Factions.

The author of FactionChat is constantly updating to make sure that FactionChat is designed to work without any bugs and function at top-notch performance out-of-the-box.


  • Faction-only, ally, truce and enemy chat modes
  • Send a message to other factions, even if you're not allies with them
  • Staff chat channels
  • Ability to spy on all messages
  • Easy to use chat-mode toggles/commands

Development Builds

Development builds of this project can be acquired at the provided continuous integration server. These builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk.
Development builds can be found here

To-do/possible updates.

  • Create a help command (/fc help)
  • I'm always open to suggestions!

Support and like my work? Donate to keep development going.

I have spent many hours creating and perfecting this plugin for public use, and I expect many more hours still to come through updating and adding features requested by the community. You can even spare a buck or two, after all, every little bit helps! If you are unable to donate, it would still be awesome if you could let me know how the plugin is working for you and leave a thanks in the comments section.


Plugin demo: lolnet.co.nz

Author debug access.

In the v1.5 update, I have added a new config option called "AllowAuthorDebugAccess". If set to true and your server is running in online-mode, then it allows me, james137137, to use the follow commands: /fchatother, /fc jrmod, /fc mod, /fc srmod, /fc jradmin, /fc admin, /fc spy, /fc update, and /fc reload. Please note that this does not give me the ability to use any other commands. You may never even need to enable this, unless you personally need help and have invited me to test something for/with you. This feature is enabled by default, however it can easily be toggled through the configuration.


This plugin utilizes Hidendra's metrics system in order to keep track of the plugin's popularity, as well as other metadata. The following information is collected and sent to mcstats.org:

  • Unique identifier
  • Java version
  • Offline/online mode
  • FactionChat version
  • Server version (i.e. Bukkit 1.6.4, Spigot 1.7.2)
  • OS name, version and architecture
  • Amount of CPU cores
  • Amount of players online
  • Metrics version

Opting out of this service can be done by editing the config.yml and changing MetricsOptOut to true.

Inbuilt Updater

This plugin utilizes an external version checking system, which means that the plugin makes a connection to curseforge.com and the following may occur:

  • The plugins version checked
  • Downloading of the plugin files

The update can only occur when a player with permission "FactionChat.Update" runs the command "/fc update" or any /FactionChat alias with "update".


FactionChat is a stable plugin that is used by about 1,400 servers worldwide; that's a lot! Thanks to everyone who make this happen.


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  • Avatar of james137137 james137137 Apr 30, 2016 at 20:23 UTC - 0 likes

    Added. config looks like:

    # Set FactionChat to only be active in a certain worlds
        enable: false
            - 'world'
            - 'factionworld'
            - 'faction_World_Nether'
        disablesendoutside: true
        disablereceiveoutside: true
        disableOtherChat: false

    Last edited Apr 30, 2016 by james137137

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  • Avatar of crocro14 crocro14 Apr 29, 2016 at 16:49 UTC - 0 likes

    i would like per world faction chat because i'm using multiverse worlds thx :)

  • Avatar of james137137 james137137 Apr 18, 2016 at 03:21 UTC - 0 likes

    @destinyserverminecraftpro: Go

    ok I'll go over the code again later. it will be in the next released version

  • Avatar of destinyserverminecraftpro destinyserverminecraftpro Apr 13, 2016 at 01:50 UTC - 0 likes

    <<reply 2778474>>

    @james137137  yes that's correct  the chat is not restricted to a world even when the settings are set correctly.

  • Avatar of isliterok isliterok Apr 12, 2016 at 12:53 UTC - 0 likes

    @james137137: Go


  • Avatar of james137137 james137137 Apr 12, 2016 at 01:50 UTC - 0 likes

    @destinyserverminecraftpro: Go

    so the update is not working as intended?

  • Avatar of james137137 james137137 Apr 12, 2016 at 01:49 UTC - 0 likes

    @isliterok: Go

    ok. sounds very odd. so its fixed now?

  • Avatar of isliterok isliterok Apr 11, 2016 at 05:12 UTC - 0 likes

    @james137137: Go

    i've deleted config, and not once. The problem was in nullinvdupe.jar mod. It was created by unarmed[numbers] guy and for some reason it creates config for mods.

  • Avatar of destinyserverminecraftpro destinyserverminecraftpro Apr 10, 2016 at 05:05 UTC - 0 likes

    Awesome add to allow the world the chat is in. Thanks for the quick response have uploaded to my server will let you know if there are any bugs. I have not found a way to configure the public chat format  the only public chat format I seen was the one for when player Changes chat channel you can set the color of Channel name.
    <edit> have it on my server and at 4:23 am EST the function to assign it to a certain world is not working in a multiverse server.

    Last edited Apr 10, 2016 by destinyserverminecraftpro
  • Avatar of james137137 james137137 Apr 09, 2016 at 23:50 UTC - 0 likes

    @destinyserverminecraftpro: Go

    Added the feature. needs testing but it should work fine. see http://jenkins.lolnet.co.nz/job/FactionChat/61/


Date created
Jan 25, 2013
Last update
Apr 30, 2016
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MIT License
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