What to know about upcoming features to venom!

Hey explorers!
As most of you know the player base has really dipped low over the last few weeks, This is partly due to a lot of people starting back at school and lack of advertising throughout the month of January. There has also been a lack of motivation on my behalf, Trying to balance other commitments and server related issues was a struggle but will no longer be a issue. As of the 14th of February I'll be treating Venom more as a job and committing a lot more time towards it, It has so much potential and really has the chance to grow into something quite large.

As of the 14th of February ads will be in full effect again, Auctions for advertisements were cancelled in January which did take a effect on the player base. We have 2-3 smaller Youtubers joining the community as well which will give players a public figure to help bring in more players to our already growing community.

I look forward to seeing you all for the reset as we have many new features to offer!
Below is some more info on Prize winners and what's going to be included in the next map update!

F TOP WINNERS & Top Island winners
The top players of each server will be announced the day before reset so get going as you will earn you yourself some big store vouchers for you and your faction or skyblock members! Keep in mind that the coupon will be given to the leader of the top faction and top island, it's up to the leaders to choose how they want to divide it

Faction prizes up for grabs:
/ftop winner:
$250
/baltop winner: $100

Skyblock prizes up for grabs:
/is top winner:
$250
/baltop winner: $100

(After this reset it will be irl prizes such as Steam Vouchers, Paypal transfer, Razer products etc.)

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When will factions map reset be?

Map reset will go live on February 14th @ 5pm EST
There is a live countdown you can view @ http://itsalmo.st/#venomreset

Things that are being reset:

- Map
- Balances
- PlayerVaults
- Enderchests
- McMMO
- Inventories
- Tokens
- Bans (Except blacklisted players)

Things that aren't resetting:

- Ranks
- Perks
- Tags


ChangeLog - Factions
  • GenBucket - Gen buckets are a great way to help build base protection a lot faster without causing a lot of stress on the server at the same time. GenBuckets can be purchased in /shop
  • Eco Changes - We have made tweaks to the economy, nothing major but hope it will make improvements to keeping things more stable
  • Slime Blocks - This map slime blocks will be disabled to stop Slime Planes
  • Duel Spectate - You will now be able to spectate other peoples duel matches, Use /spectate <player> whilst they are in a Duel battle!
  • Short cuts - You can now use /k to show the koth schedule, Use /Border to see the current world border of the worlds, /PlugDJ will give you a link to our plug.dj lobby, /p will now display your ping, /ts will now display /teamspeak info and /sc will now display supplycrates countdown.
  • Crates - There has been some buffs and debuffs added to crates, Also for limited time only there is a Valentines crate!
  • F top - We have re-worked our /f top plugin to be a lot more stable, Will now accurately display all spawners as we had some issues last map
  • StaffGUI - Get information about staff with /list, /who or /staff. Check their online status, When they last logged in etc.
  • Scoreboard - Scoreboard will now display real time koth information when a event is running! Had issues last map where scoreboard would glitch and display incorrect information
  • CPS Checker - Staff will now get instant alerts on players who have a high CPS count whilst PvPing, This will help us catch more hackers!
  • Potion stacking - Removed debuff potions from stacking such as Poison, Weakness and slowness as these can be quite over powered
  • Potion lag - We have made tweaks to help improve the speed of the time it takes to splash a potion, Still a work in progress!
  • TnT Fill - The radius of /tntfill has been increased it 25 from 10.
  • Combat Commands - We have had our dev team code a add on to our combat plugin which will block a lot of commands that you were still able to use in combat, Hopefully this will prevent a lot of combat loggers.
  • /Wild - As some of you know there was some issues this map where /wild would not be able to find a safe location to teleport you too, We have switched plugins and this one seems to be much more reliable!
  • VenomPerks - Fixed a small issue in the plugin code that would display the wrong lore for the NoFallFeature perk item.
  • Gapple timer - Has been patched to work in the end and the nether again, Was a small issue with plugin code
  • PlayerVaults - As most of you know, at the start of a new map there would be a glitch that would give you access to a full playervault but then later on remove the items and limit you to only a few rows. I've decided to instead give Viper-Anaconda a Full PV. This may later be changed in the future once we get our own Vault plugin coded.
  • /Fix all - Added a 10 second warm up and 2 hours cool down to /fix all to help balance pvp. Usually people would just enderpearl away and repair armor in combat ruining the experience for some!
  • Announcements - Scheduled announcements have been re-done to give new players more accurate information that's more important
  • /Creeper - Added a cost for /creeper command, Will now cost $10,000 to use this command as a Anaconda.
  • Staff Spectate - Staff will now be able to spectate pvp fights whilst vanished to help catch more hackers!
  • Auction House - Normal users are limited to sell 3 items at once, Each donator rank giving you a extra slot to sell items. For example Python you can sell up to 4 items, Bullsnake 5 items and so on.
  • Faction Tag - We've implemented your faction name into the chat format. Your faction name will now be displayed before your rank.
  • Tags - We've cleaned up tags removing the magic effect from them as it made chat look real messy
  • /near - No longer will Anaconda rank be able to use /near. It was too op and ruined a lot of potential raids for some.
  • Sharpness 5 - Removed Sharp 5 and replaced it with sharp 4 for higher up donator kits, This will potentially balance the pvp experience between Donators and regular players bringing in more competition.
  • Duels - There will be new arenas setup for this map to give players more choices of where they want to battle!
  • AntiCheat - We plan on testing out a brand new anti cheat system to help minimize hackers on the server, This will be a work in progress but will potentially be a much more useful system!
  • Anaconda Additions - Since removing some perks from the Anaconda rank, we decided its only fair to add some new things instead. Anaconda rank can redeem a venom key every 14 days using /venomkey. They will also have access to the new trail effects, to apply use /trails and select an effect. This feature is still in beta and may change in coming days. They will also recieve white chat color
  • Alts - Inactive users dont get kicked from factions for inactivity anymore!
There is still many 10-15 other additions that are currently being worked on by our dev team, Unique features never seen before on other faction servers, Those will be added in coming days/weeks


ChangeLog - Skyblock
  • Coop Mode - This will allow players to help out others without having to join their island. Use /island coop <player> to give a player temporary access to your island. To remove the player use /is expel <player>
  • McMMO - We have capped all of the McMMO skills, mostly PvP based ones to stop players ruining the pvp experience on skyblock.
  • Hopper limit - We have set a limit of 300 hoppers per island. This is to help with server performance and keep things more stable
  • New Island - There is a new winter island for you to choose from!
  • Block Values - Block values have halved and we've made some modifications to each value. This will stop ridiculous island level numbers.
  • Economy - We have redesigned the whole economy to be much more stable after a complete failure last map.
  • Crates - Crates have been nerfed to support new economy
  • AntiCheat - We plan on testing out a brand new anti cheat system to help minimize hackers on the server, This will be a work in progress but will potentially be a much more useful system!
  • Staff Spectate - Staff will now be able to spectate pvp fights whilst vanished to help catch more hackers!
  • Short cuts - You can now use /k to show the koth schedule, Use /Border to see the current world border of the worlds, /PlugDJ will give you a link to our plug.dj lobby, /p will now display your ping, /ts will now display /teamspeak info.
  • Crates - There has been some buffs and debuffs added to crates, Also for limited time only there is a Valentines crate!
As always I look forward to seeing you all during the reset, There will be plenty more new people this reset so please give them a welcome and help them out, We will also be searching for new staff members to join the team so I'll keep you updated with that as well.

Please expect some downtime over the next few days as we work to switch everything over!
The main server will be inaccessible after tomorrow!

~ Venom Staff Team​
Hey everyone!
As you know the community has slowly died off with the return of school and having no ad for the month of January due to a cancelled auction!
I'd like to announce that Venom is currently undergoing a full revamp!
This will mean heaps of new changes and features as well as a map reset to start everyone off fresh!
We will be focusing most of our attention towards Factions as that is our main server but Skyblock will also be undergoing some dramatic changes!
There is no set date just yet but i can assure you it will be around mid February. To kick off this reset we will have large advertisements running (Already been purchased) and a few small youtubers to help give venom more of a public figure in the Minecraft community!

F TOP WINNERS & Top Island winners
The top players of each server will be announced the day before reset so get going as you will earn you yourself some big store vouchers for you and your faction or skyblock members! Keep in mind that the coupon will be given to the leader of the top faction and top island, it's up to the leaders to choose how they want to divide it

Faction prizes up for grabs:
/f top winner: $250
/baltop winner: $100

Skyblock prizes up for grabs:
/is top winner: $250
/baltop winner: $100

There is also a /kit reset available as of today!
We hope you spend between now and the time before reset to grow your faction or skyblock value to help gain your chance of winning some awesome prizes!

An offical Update/Change log will be posted sometime next week with all the upcoming features!
I have a feeling your gonna like whats coming!

Vote Top Winners of January

Here are the top 3 winners
1st place - $35 store credit
2nd place - $25 store credit
3rd place - $15 store credit!

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Thank you to everyone who continues to stick around and vote for the server every day!
Look forward to seeing you all return shortly!
~ Venom Staff Team

Hey everyone,
I hope everyone is having a safe Christmas break and enjoying the New Year! Unfortunately we weren't able to bid on a ad for January since the site we bid on cancelled the auction and gave free sponsor slots to their top sponsors. Dont worry too much about it, we will be bidding for February. So that's the main reason of a small dip in players lately. I'd like to personally thank all of you who continue to still vote daily as that does help the network a lot! Here's the top winners of December:

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Here are the top 3 winners
1st place - $35 store credit
2nd place - $25 store credit
3rd place - $15 store credit!​

Thanks everyone
~ Matt | RoyalRaid