MobCatcher

MobCatcher

MobCatcher
Capture mobs and get eggs legitimately:

Version: 3.18

MobCatcher allows players to capture mobs and get the corresponding spawn eggs. This is useful for trading and transporting mobs from player to player or even across worlds. As well as having a configurable capture item, MobCatcher also boasts configurable mob types and item costs per capture, bringing a new economic value to mob types both peaceful and hostile. MobCatcher is able to store and recall mob specific data saved to specific spawn eggs. This means things like capturing and spawning colored sheep, baby animals, and tamed wolves is possible! This is done via a separate .dat file which saves data for each mob and removes it when that mob is spawned.Try it out on your server today!

This plugin collects basic usage information for mcstats.org. You may opt out in the generated pluginMetrics config file.


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Features

  • Capturing configurable mob types
  • Saves mob data to specific spawn eggs (color, age, tamed, etc.)
  • Spout custom spawn eggs
    • Spout textures via automatic dropbox download. May be disabled in config file
  • Respects Towny regions
  • Getting spawn eggs without creative mode
  • Makes spawn eggs throwable
  • Configurable capture item, including projectiles
  • Configurable costs for every mob type
  • Sign-based mob protection
  • Vault Economy support!
  • Percent Chance for captures
  • Eggs are used up after spawning a mob
  • Dispensers can shoot spawn eggs at higher speeds
  • Doesn't interfere with players in Creative Mode

Help Pages

Permissions Nodes
Config File Help
Sign-Based Protection Help
Bukkit Forums

Usage

All you have to do is hold an egg (configurable) and left click on the mob you wish to capture. Its really that easy.

/mobc - Displays all command usage
/mobc item - Displays Capture item setting
/mobc clean - Removes data from a spawn egg itemstack.
/mobc projectiles - Displays current projectile settings
/mobc settings [mob type] - Displays settings
/mobc worlds - Displays which worlds MobCatcher is enabled in
/mobc area - displays how many Protection Signs the player is within the radius of
/mobc resetsigndata - Deletes all saved sign data

For help with the config file and permissions nodes, see the corresponding pages here.

Changelog

Version 3.18

  • Updated for 1.7.10-R0.1 #3105
  • Fixed bug: MustBeKilled now working properly
  • Fixed bug: Mob drops are now properly cancelled for killed captures
  • Fixed bug: Mobs captured with MustBeKilled now spawn back with full health

Version 3.17

  • Updated for 1.7.9-R0.1 #3078

Version 3.16

  • Updated for 1.7.5-R0.1 Dev #3039

For earlier changes, see Files Page

MobCatcher will NOT work if you are not using the version of CB it was intended for. Due to the Bukkit "safeguard' system, MobCatcher will break every version change. Do NOT post tickets or comments about ClassNotFoundExceptions or infinite spawning glitches as these are caused by you using the wrong version.

Before posting a bug, check your server console for a giant red error message.

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  • Avatar of vinpwey vinpwey Aug 13, 2014 at 17:22 UTC - 0 likes

    hellos mobcatcher how to configure to use the special items and not craftable ?

    the items would be that the : /give vinp_wey ender_chest 1 0 {display:{Name:"Capture ball",Lore:["The capture ball"]}}

    Last edited Aug 13, 2014 by vinpwey
  • Avatar of Malikk65 Malikk65 Jul 27, 2014 at 07:56 UTC - 0 likes

    @roracle: Go

    If youre using the exact built i list in the title, please make a ticket and Ill help you.

    My Plugins: MobCatcher, EpicGlass, Shield
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  • Avatar of roracle roracle Jul 27, 2014 at 05:19 UTC - 0 likes

    So you told me the one labeled:

    "R: MobCatcher 3.18 for 1.7.10.R0.1 #3105 for CB 1.7.9-R0.1 Jul 19, 2014" was for 1.7.10

    So therefore I assumed that... R: MobCatcher 3.17 for 1.7.9-R0.1 #3078 for 1.7.4 May 08, 2014 was for 1.7.9

    Yet I keep getting an error about wrong Craftbukkit version. Why is it this can't just work without breaking everything? After installing it, I cannot move anything in my inventory or equip anything on my character. There are two other plugins I installed alongside it, but this is the one that gave an error.

  • Avatar of Malikk65 Malikk65 Jul 26, 2014 at 19:19 UTC - 0 likes

    @roracle: Go

    It's for 1.7.10-R0.1 #3105. Bukkit doesn't even let me select 1.7.10 as the version since there are only dev builds, so I have to indicate the version in the title.

    Sorry for the confusion.

  • Avatar of roracle roracle Jul 26, 2014 at 10:45 UTC - 0 likes

    I was going to install this, but then I saw in red:

    "MobCatcher will NOT work if you are not using the version of CB it was intended for."

    Then the download for the latest version says:

    "R: MobCatcher 3.18 for 1.7.10.R0.1 #3105 for CB 1.7.9-R0.1 Jul 19, 2014"

    My question is this: WHAT VERSION IS THIS FOR?!!! 1.7.10 or 1.7.9? This is VERY confusing.

  • Avatar of fuzzysgirl fuzzysgirl Jul 24, 2014 at 22:06 UTC - 0 likes

    Thank you for the prompt update for 1.7.10! :)

    http://signaturecraft.us/signatures/eJzzSMzJyS9PTVHwyMzJKVbwzcxLTS5KTCvhyigpKbDS18-AymeApHOT9VLzsjLz9JLzc_W50kqrqiqL0zOLcrgQ2sIz80pSixSCS_OKMotTFXQVQhJzE82MuYxMTeHYEADdEieq.png

  • Avatar of Malikk65 Malikk65 Jul 19, 2014 at 19:47 UTC - 1 like

    I've uploaded a build for 1.7.10-R0.1 #3105. Please wait for it to be approved.

  • Avatar of Malikk65 Malikk65 Jul 14, 2014 at 20:35 UTC - 0 likes

    @Pocketkid2: Go

    Making the plugin less version specific is not possible without losing most of the features that make it so unique. Believe me, I wish it was more than you will ever know, lol.

    @Xiclitchli: Go

    It's still alive, I just don't have the time to keep it as up to date as I used to. Once I finish up this other major project of mine I'll put the time into this and my other plugins to get them up to date.

  • Avatar of Xiclitchli Xiclitchli Jul 11, 2014 at 18:27 UTC - 0 likes

    So, is this plugin still alive?

  • Avatar of Pocketkid2 Pocketkid2 Jul 10, 2014 at 16:16 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you update this to either 1.7.10 or make the code less version-specific? I want to use the latest spigot builds AND this plugin, which cannot currently happen...

Facts

Date created
Feb 02, 2012
Categories
Last update
Jul 19, 2014
Development stage
Release
Language
  • enUS
License
All Rights Reserved
Curse link
MobCatcher
Downloads
176,312
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