Jacob's Farming Contest
SkyBlock items enchanted diamond hoe.gif
Category Events

Jacob's Farming Contest is an Event that takes place every 3 SkyBlock Days and lasts for 20 minutes. During the event, players have a choice of 3 crops to farm (which are picked at random), having to increase their Collection while competing against other players.

The players who increase their Collection the most within the time limit are rewarded with Medals.

Requirements

In order to participate in this event the player has to talk to Jacob NPC first and be at least Farming X. At least 100 event crops have to be collected to be eligible for a reward.

Tips

Following is a list of tips that can help the player to achieve higher tiers of Medals during the Jacob's Farming Contest.

Minecraft items pumpkin.png Pumpkins and Minecraft items melon.png Melons

Pumpkins and Melons should be farmed at an angle, so the player can break two blocks at the same time. Note that the stems should be protected from accidental trampling by mobs and the player themselves. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Pumpkins into Enchanted Pumpkins and Polished Pumpkins, as well as Melons into Enchanted Melons and Enchanted Melon Blocks. It is also recommended to use Pumpkin Dicer/Melon Dicer and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • The dirt has to be wet
  • There should be a light source

Minecraft items potato.png Potatoes and Minecraft items carrot.png Carrots

Potatoes and Carrots should be farmed on the Private Island on a layer with a few gaps of water (note that the water spreads in a radius of 4 blocks). It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Potatoes into Enchanted Potatoes and Enchanted Baked Potatoes, as well as Carrots into Enchanted Carrots. It is also recommended to use Pythagorean Potato Hoe/Gauss Carrot Hoe and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • The dirt has to be wet
  • There should be a light source

Minecraft items wheat.png Wheat

Wheat is not as competitive as the other crops are, however if the player wants to achieve Gold in this collection they should build a Wheat layer on their Private Island. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Wheat into Hay Bale and Enchanted Hay Bale, as well as Seeds into Enchanted Seeds. The player should also use Euclid's Wheat Hoe and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • The dirt has to be wet
  • There should be a light source

Minecraft items cocoa beans.png Cocoa Beans

Cocoa Beans should be farmed at an angle from a 3 block high Jungle Wood wall 2 blocks on top of the ground with the player having to face upwards. This way, the player will be able to break 3 blocks of Cocoa Beans or more per second. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Cocoa Beans into Enchanted Cocoa Bean. The player should also use Coco Chopper and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • None

Minecraft items red mushroom.png Mushrooms

Mushrooms should be planted on the middle line of "H" shaped rows. This way the mushrooms from the middle line will spread on the lines at the sides. Note that mushrooms grow really slow and may not recover until the next Jacob's Farming Contest. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Brown Mushrooms into Enchanted Brown Mushrooms, as well as Red Mushrooms into Enchanted Red Mushrooms. The player should also use Fungi Cutter and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • None

Minecraft items cactus.png Cactus

Cactus should be planted in a row of 6 blocks wide with the blocks following a zig-zag pattern, so the player can harvest 3 blocks from each side. It is recommended to use a Agronomy Sack, since Cactus can not be crafted into Enchanted Cactus Green nor into Enchanted Cactus. The player should also use Cactus Knife and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • None

Minecraft items sugar cane.png Sugar Cane

Sugar Cane is a highly competitive crop, so it has to be farmed on the Private Island. The player should farm 2 Sugar Cane rows at a time (without breaking the bottom block) with the water sources blocked from the top so the player does not fall into them. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Sugar Cane into Enchanted Sugar and Enchanted Sugar Cane. The player should also use Turing Sugar Cane Hoe and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • The dirt/sand has to be placed next to a water source block

Minecraft items nether wart.png Nether Wart

Nether Wart is not recommended to be farmed with low Farming level, as it does not give Farming experience, but Alchemy experience. It can either be farmed without breaks as a solid layer by running on top of it, or by flying next to the layer and breaking warts from the side. It is recommended to use a Personal Compactor to convert Nether Warts into Enchanted Nether Warts and Mutant Nether Wart. The player should also use Newton Nether Warts Hoe and LEGENDARY Elephant Pet for the best result possible.

Crop Requirements (for fastest growth)
  • None

Rewards

Brackets % Required Tickets Other Rewards
None 100% 1 None
Minecraft items brick.png Bronze 60% 10 Turbo-Crop I
(Crop that you participated in)
Minecraft items iron ingot.png Silver 25% 15 Turbo-Crop I
(Crop that you participated in)
Minecraft items gold ingot.png Gold 5% 25 Turbo-Crop I
(Crop that you participated in)

Jacob's Tickets are Miscellaneous Items that can be traded at the Anita NPC in the Farmhouse for crop specific farming tools (Pumpkin Dicer, Melon Dicer, etc.), items that can help you build farms on your island (Prismapump, Hoe Of Greater Tilling, etc.), increase in crop yield percentage and Farming level cap (Up to LX). They are also used to craft second and third tiers of Mathematical Hoe Blueprint hoes.

Turbo-Crop books are Enchantments that can be put onto your farming tools and will grant you +5 SkyBlock icons farming fortune.pngFarming Fortune per tier (Up to V) for the specific type of crop. Tier IV book requires a Bronze medal to be obtained in that type of crop, while Tier V requires a Silver one.

History

Date Version Change
November 6th, 2020 0.9.11 Jacob's Farming Contest Added.