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

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User Info: blueskyer

blueskyer
6 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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User Info: BigTee66

BigTee66
6 years ago#2
try minewiki, im not dure

User Info: nononono8

nononono8
6 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.

User Info: TitanStrike

TitanStrike
6 years ago#4
Depends on depth.
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User Info: TheBionicRock

TheBionicRock
6 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.
Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

User Info: Adifferentcity

Adifferentcity
6 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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User Info: blueskyer

blueskyer
6 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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User Info: TheBionicRock

TheBionicRock
6 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.
Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
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