Jacob’s Farming Contests occur every three SkyBlock days, presenting a 20-minute window for players to farm selected crops and compete with others. To participate, players must have reached at least Farming X and conversed with Jacob once
- Crops: Three crops are randomly selected for each contest.
- Objective: Increase your collection of the designated crop within the 20-minute window.
- Medals: Competitors vie for bronze, silver, and gold medals, each offering escalating rewards.
- Minion Limitation: Crops planted by minions don’t count, emphasizing active player involvement and strategy.
- Entry Requirement: Harvest a minimum of 100 of the event’s designated crop to qualify for rewards.
- Specialized Tools: Use tools like the Wheat Hoe with Turbo Wheat 5 enchantment, Replenish, Harvesting 5, and Cultivating for optimal performance.
- Supportive Pets: A high-level Elephant Pet significantly boosts farming efficiency.
- Anita’s Shop: Offers vital items like the InfiniDirt™ Wand, Prismapump, and various hoes for different crops.
Tips + Strategies
- Large Farms: Invest in large farms for significant returns. Use tools like the Hoe of Greater Tilling, Prismapumps, and Magical Water Bucket for farm preparation and optimal hydration.
- Crop-Specific Tactics:
- Pumpkins and Melons: Farm at an angle to break two blocks simultaneously, and protect stems from trampling. Use tools like Pumpkin/Melon Dicer and a Personal Compactor for conversion to enchanted forms.
- Potatoes and Carrots: Farm these in the Garden on a layer with gaps of water. Utilize the Pythagorean Potato Hoe/Gauss Carrot Hoe for best results.
- Cocoa Beans: Farm at an angle from a 3-block high Jungle Wood wall, breaking multiple beans per second. Use a Cocoa Chopper and Personal Compactor for conversion to enchanted forms.
- Mushrooms: Plant in “H” shaped rows for optimal spread. Use a Fungi Cutter and Personal Compactor for conversion to enchanted forms.
In conclusion, winning gold in Jacob’s Farming Contests is about combining the right tools, efficient farming techniques, and maximized farming fortune. Good luck