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Today I want to poll the community on an important update to the Prison servers that I know the community will be split on, but I also know that will benefit us heavily in the long run. The idea is to essentially merge the Prison 1 and Prison 2 communities into a single server, and replace Prison 2 with an OP Prison. Now before you get upset and say that Prison 2 is your life please recognize that player counts are not what they used to be. Each Prison server used to individually peak at 100+ over the past year, and as player counts have declined they now peak around 50 on each server. I am fully confident that if we merge the existing Prisons into a single server it will give us a higher player count on the classic Prison that the GotPvP community has known and loved for years and enable us to bring you fresh new content in an OP style server that has been requested for just as long.

To summarize:
  • Merge Prison 1 and Prison 2 on the next major update
  • Replace Prison 2 with an OP Prison, will have unique new features and map
  • Will result in higher player count on classic Prison
  • Will result in new features and a new game play style for those that want OP Prison
Please vote on the poll and let me know what you think. If you vote yes, great, if you vote no, please leave your opinion below explaining with a well reasoned argument why you are against it. As I have stated I believe this would be a great change and I am all for it, but ultimately we will do what the community wants.


To start this change log off I'd like to announce that instead of weekly, which just wasn't working out, I've decided to start posting updates on the 1st and 15th of each month. I believe this posting schedule will be easier for us to work with and is still often enough to sufficiently inform our community of everything going on. Please read this entire post especially the sections at the bottom as I will be going over some major server update / reset information, as well as a few other comments on the general state of GotPvP and Minecraft.

  • Haste 3 enchant now works
  • Added raw and cooked chicken to /sellall
  • Added dark oak and acacia logs to /sellall
  • Fixed potatoes, carrots and chicken not working on /sellall
  • Removed /bounty locate
  • Removed /back for Warlords
  • Removed /ptp
  • Fixed an issue with treasure chests
  • Fixed an issue with Buycraft not loading
  • Added /f top with pages (up to 10)
  • Fixed a bug with /f fly when people left factions
  • Added /f requests
  • Fixed limit issues with core Factions plugin
  • Zombie spawners added to the /f top value
  • Adjusted world border to prevent passing through it
  • Veinminer will no longer kick players
  • Withers no longer get removed during lag clears
  • Haste 3 enchant now works
  • Added NoFlyZone (for events)
  • Fixed /enchant command
  • Fixed being able to fly in certain worlds
  • Veinminer no longer kicks players
  • Fixed donors not being able to enter donor mines
  • Fixed a prefix issue on Prison 2
  • Fixed an issue with Deity rank and /god command
  • Vote boosters fixed after an issue with double rewards
  • Helper+ can now tp to plots
  • /help re-enabled
  • Baron and Guardian can now use WorldEdit correctly
  • Added /plot set border <block id>
  • Potions are now disabled
  • New spawned added
  • Added safe fly
  • /removegod added for...
This Halloween we have decided to spice things up a bit! There is a new key which is only available from now until the end of Halloween that contains new rewards such as a witch pet and death animations. We also have released a Halloween bundle which includes 4 keys, Witch Magic trail, White Magic trail, 4 Halloween themed death animations and a legendary death animation. These perks are in the following servers: Factions, Prison, Survival and Skyblock.

Halloween Death Animation:

Grim Reaper Death Animation:

Halloween Zombie Death Animation:

Happy Halloween and thank you for all for continuing to support us!
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Maintenance Complete! All servers are online

Please use /<servernamehere> to change servers for now.

We will be having a full systems downtime on September 30th, from 11pm EST onwards.
This is to update and upgrade all the servers that we have to make them more secure, as well as update our core bans plugin. The reason we have to do this with such a big downtime is that some of the servers have not received maintenance in quite some time, which can lead to security flaws.

Please be patient with this, as it could be several hours for us to upgrade the systems. I have been working for the last 2 days on making preparations to make sure that this upgrade will go without an issue.


Q: Will anything related to Minecraft change?
A: No, this is purely back end. Other than the downtime you will not notice anything.

Q: Will RAM increase on the servers?
A: Nope. This is purely software updates and hardware upgrades are completely unnecessary.

Feel free to ask questions, and I'll update them here as I can answer them.


The change log is ever growing and this week's announcement contains most of September. You'll notice many minor changes as well as the release of our new cannon server that players have been requesting for a long time. The changes mainly focus on bug fixes for existing servers before we start on any new resets or major revamps. One of the most important things you will note are the removal of some mini games from our Hub including FatKid, Hunger Games, and Skywars. I'm aware this may upset many of you but as you have noticed we simply don't have the player population to support these games right now. Minecraft servers across the board, not just GotPvP, have seen massive reductions in player counts in the second half of this year, and with lower counts we just don't have any players in those games, so we've decided to remove them for now. If we grow and have interest in these games again in the future we would be happy to add them back, but for now our efforts are better focused elsewhere.

  • Enabled tp safety
  • Seeds cannot be sold via /sell
  • /ftop added 10 pages
  • New /warp perks
  • Withdraw limit removed on bank notes
  • Added potatoes and carrots to /sell
  • Fixed armor being in the wrong position at /warp perks
  • Fixed an issue with max relations between Factions
  • Balances on the scoreboard now show a formatted number
  • Custom enchants for speed, jump, and strength have been fixed
  • Removed the extra plunder book
  • Tntfill radius is now 25
  • New prices: Blaze Rod $7, Leather $3, Potato $3, Carrots $3, Pumpkins $4, Cactus $1, Sugarcase $2, Steak $2, Raw Beef $2, Wheat $2
  • Lag clears should no longer remove gambling villagers
  • Lottery has been adjusted to use money instead of gold ingot
  • New /warp perks
  • Custom enchants for speed, jump, and strength have been fixed
  • /wilderness cool down reduced to 5 minutes
  • Removed the extra plunder book
  • /help command...

As you will see below the change log for this week is quite large. We added another developer to our staff team and have made some very good progress since. I hope and expect that we will continue to push updates faster than ever before, and we would appreciate any feedback from the community regarding this if you wish to post below on the thread. That being said the main focus for this change log was the Duels server reset and updates, as well as many miscellaneous fixes across the board as well as some great website improvements.

  • TPA requests now show real player name instead of nicknames
  • /f top has been expanded to 10 pages to show the top 100 factions
  • Iron Ingot prices fixed to sell for $50k per inventory
  • Added strength, speed, jump, plunder, and eye patch runes
  • Removed nether rack from /sellall
  • Fixed the command delay for Titan+ ranks
  • Changed redstone repeater and comparator price to $2
  • Fixed redstone being $5 in the sell-all sign
  • /f fly glitch with unlimited flying has been patched
  • Updated Runes plugin for performance improvements and bug fixes
  • Added strength, speed, jump, plunder, and eye patch runes
  • AreaShop purchases now add people as owner instead of member
  • Admins no longer show on /staff to prevent player abuse
  • Updates Runes plugin for performance improvements and bug fixes
  • Trusted users on a plot can now fly on the plot
  • Player mines are now able to be created at prestige 1 with Warlord+ rank
  • /plot deny * has been patched
  • /plot remove <player> has been patched, replaces /plot undeny
  • Removed /me and /describe commands to prevent abuse
  • Staff can now enter plots they are denied from
  • Admin chat issues fixed for plot chat spying, they can now use /plots toggle spy
  • Disabled ocelot spawner crafting
  • Fixed the tree cutter and farmer...
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This week's change log covers two weeks worth of updates and the main focus was the Duels server in this interval. We have quite a few fixes / updates across our network but you will notice that Duels has been fully reset with many new features. I would also like to mention that our final summer sale has ended, and a big thank you to all of our lovely members that have continued to support us. We will be introducing a new developer to our network that will be working behind the scenes and having a high presence on the forums, his username is @JamieSinn and you can contact him directly regarding any bugs / issues across the server via PM on the forums.

  • Hoppers are now $150 for 64 in the shop
  • Full inventory of iron now sells for $50k
  • Added /seen to elite and noble
  • Server rules updated
  • Truces and Allies no longer disable /f fly
  • Modified f top plugin, still working on it for best results
  • Lag spikes have been patched
  • Added a resource world at /warp resource (more to come on this soon)
  • Fixed a bug where players could forcibly tp other players
  • Island reset is now a 7 day cooldown
  • Disabled the mini shop
  • Disabled mob head drops
  • Breeding is now capped at 35 per island
  • Fixed a bug with the workbench reward from keys
Kitpvp / Oppvp
  • Fixed an issue with chat not showing ranks
  • Fixed an issue with people dying when leaving arena
  • Guilds are now global (same guild for each server)
  • Fixed the kit rooms on each server
  • Changed the arena system so admins can now build
  • Global Elo system implemented (Avg of all current elos)
  • Current Elo rankings reset
  • Players no longer regenerate health in hardcore
  • New spawn
  • 15 new maps
  • Added Kit Axe
  • Added Kit BuildUHC
  • Added Kit Soup
  • Soup now instant heals health
  • Fixed a...

As summer comes to an end and most players are starting school soon or already have we've decided to push our biggest sale yet. The entire store will have 60% off discounts, the highest amount we've ever ran, for the next week only. If you were waiting to get a rank or item before the sale ends then now is the time.

You can find our store at http://buy.gotpvp.com/ and check out everything we have to offer. Much love to all our members that continue to support our community, and you can look forward to some Duels server updates next week :)