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Simple Setup

Fast way to set up your arena



Make sure to create an extra world for the maps you want to use for this plugin as it determines compatibility issues with other plugins.

Check if you got all of these points for a complete arena setup

  • Map for game and lobby (can be on the same world)
  • [Multiworld] If you want you can set up signs, therefore just place sign(s) on the location you want

Create instance

1. Start with the creation of your arena instance with the following command:

/villagedefenseadmin setup create <arenaname>

2. After creating the instance you can start editing it with the next command:

/villagedefenseadmin setup edit <arenaname>

3. Now we are at a very simple stage were you just need to follow the instructions on menu. After you finished an instruction you may proceed to the next one by typing the command again (and repeat until finished):

/villagedefenseadmin setup edit <arenaname>

4. After you have set all up you enter the command the last time and click on the rocket to validate your instance. It will finish the instance and you are ready to go!

Additional Setup Information

How can I set up secret well?

You need to build a secret well to throw out rotten flesh there. If players throw there enough rotten flesh they will get an extra heart.

How it should be created:

(2x2 hoppers and water above them)


You can also create bigger secret well's

Number of needed rotten flesh is based on a simple algorithm:

First heart: 50 rotten flesh needed

Next hearts: bonus hearts * in-game players size + 10

How can I set up the shop?

It is nothing easier than just placing a chest (double chest also working) and adding the items you want to that chest.

Make sure to give the item a price called orbs with the following command before you add it to the chest:

/vda setprice <orbs>

If you want empty spaces on your chest it is required to add REDSTONE_BLOCK to the chest

Do not forget to register your chest after editing it. Therefore you type in

/vd <arenaname> edit

and choose the item to add an chest shop while looking at your shop. After that you can go on with your setup or validate it at the end if you are done with the setup.

How power-ups work?

There are few types of them right now:

  • Map clean power-up (Cleans map from all zombies that are spawned, not every zombie from the pool)
  • Double damage power-up (Every player gets Strength I potion for 15 seconds by default)
  • Healing power-up (Every player gets Regeneration I for 10 seconds by default)
  • Golem raid power-up (3 golems are spawned in the village by default)
  • One shot one kill power-up (Every zombie can be killed for one hit (Strength 255) for 15 seconds by default)

Every option and messages from these power-ups are configurable. Drop chance, time of power-up, disabling/enabling specific power-ups are configurable via config.yml. Messages are configurable via language.yml.

Special shop items

There are few special shop items that you can put into the shop to enhance gameplay a bit.

  • Entity items
  • Spawn Wolf item Item for spawning wolves in game. It should be named 'Spawn Wolf' or like you've translated it in language.yml under In-Game.Messages.Shop-Messages.Wolf-Item-Name. It can be any item, only display name of item will be checked while buying it!
  • Spawn Golem item Item for spawning golems in game. It should be named 'Spawn Golem' or like you've translated it in language.yml under In-Game.Messages.Shop-Messages.Golem-Item-Name. It can be any item, only display name of item will be checked while buying it!
  • Special kit items
  • Soon

Bungeecord Mode

Follow the setup above. After you are done with all arenas you can simply enable Bungeemode on the config.yml. If it does not already exists it will create a file called bungee.yml after restart. On that file you can edit some values that are explained here.