How much light is required to prevent a monster from spawning?

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5 years ago#1
Using torches, how much blocks should I go before placing another torch to ensure that no monsters spawn in this area.
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5 years ago#2
try minewiki, im not dure
5 years ago#3
Using torches, how much blocks should I go before placing another torch to ensure that no monsters spawn in this area.

I've heard 8 and 16...I think it's 8.
5 years ago#4
Depends on depth.
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5 years ago#5

From: TitanStrike | #004
Depends on depth.


Pretty sure that reverted after people complained about having to put down thousands of torches to make their branch mines safe.
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5 years ago#6
From Minecraft Wiki: "Hostile mobs require a light level of 7 or less to spawn."

Torches emit a light level of fourteen.

http://www.minecraftwiki.net/wiki/Light

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5 years ago#7
I'm not sure what exactly does 80% brightness for torch mean but it states that it have starting light of 14 and go down one light per block. The monsters spawn at light level of 7 or less, which mean it would be a good idea to set each torch with at least 12 or 13 blocks?
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5 years ago#8

From: blueskyer | #007
which mean it would be a good idea to set each torch with at least 12 or 13 blocks?


That's what I do in my branch mine and it hasn't failed me yet.
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