If you’re planning on creating a Minecraft factions server, you know the list of available plugins can be overwhelming. You want to pick the best ones for your server but how do you do that without previous experience? Probably one of the best ways is to ask for advice from other faction server owners or use Minecraft alt accounts to test different servers. Of course, they will all have different opinions on which plugins are the best, but you’ll probably notice that some plugins will repeatedly get a favorable mention.
Here’s our list of just a few of the plugins that you’ll find useful for your Minecraft factions server.
The Essentials plugin comes with a variety of commands and features useful for any type of Minecraft server including factions. Features include providing player kits and first-join kits, the creation of warps and spawns as well as staff commands such as muting, kicking, jailing, and banning
PermissionsEX or GroupManager –
Both of these plugins provide the ability to set up various groups and add users to these groups. Which one you use for your server is usually a matter of personal preference but some suggest Permissionsex (PEX) for more advanced users and GroupManager for beginners.
To create a Minecraft factions server, you need a factions plugin and Factions can handle it all, from creating territories, protecting areas and items as well as other players. Factions also provide a money system that can create an account for each faction.
mcMMO stands for Minecraft Massively Multiplayer Online and this plugin brings RPG to the world of Minecraft, allowing players to gain skills and work their way through various levels. It also provides skills leaderboards as well as a repair system for tools, armor, and other items.
AntiCheat Or No Cheat Plus –
Both of these plugins are useful tools for identifying and preventing malicious behavior on Minecraft servers. They help identify players using various types of hacks to either gain advantage in-game or to spam or intentionally attempt to crash a server.
Vault is actually an API or application programming interface. What this means in simple terms is that Vault is what makes some plugins work with other plugins. While Vault doesn’t have a visible presence on the server, it’s working behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly.
This plugin allows players to auction off their excess items and earn some in-game cash. It has an extensive list of features that include silent auctions and sealed bid auctions, auction taxes, suspension of auctions as well as other options to help prevent scams.