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  • 5,584 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: CB 1.7.2-R0.3
  • 36,696 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/05/2014
  • Created 08/07/2013
  • 2 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
  • Newest File: v1.4.2
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About SkyWars

SkyWars - Automated minigames!


  • Automatically create new arenas every time enough people join the queue.
  • Have as many arenas going at the same time as you want!
    Whenever the configured amount of people in the queue (default to 4), a new arena is created automatically!
    There is no limit besides your server's capacity to how many arenas SkyWars can create.
  • Teleports people to lobby location when they leave or die.
  • When players walk near a set portal, they will be automatically added to the queue.
  • Clears player inventories when the join a game and when the leave.

Basic Installation

  • Make sure your server is running Java 7. SkyWars will not function with Java 6.
  • Download SkyWars jar file, and put it in your plugins/ directory. SkyWars supports minecraft 1.5.2, 1.6.4 and 1.7.2.
  • Restart your server. SkyWars will automatically create 2 new worlds. SkyWarsBaseWorld and SkyWarsArenaWorld.
  • Go to where you want the lobby to be and use /sw setlobby.

Useful links

Development builds

Development builds of this project can be acquired at the provided continuous integration server.
These builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk.
TeamCity Development Builds - CI Server
Download Latest Snapshot

MCStats / Plugin metrics

SkyWars uses plugin metrics to keep track of people using the plugin.
All gathered data can be viewed at
To opt out, change opt-out: false to opt-out: true in plugins/PluginMetrics/config.yml

SkyWars Report

SkyWars has the ability to use to generate a debug report for your server. When you use the /sw report command, SkyWars will gather information about your server, post it to, and give you a URL. SkyWars does not communicate with unless an admin uses the /sw report command. If you want to make it so that no one can use the /sw report command, add the following line to your main-config.yml file: disable-report: true

Bug Reports, Feature Requests and General Questions

Please use the SkyWars issue tracker for all bug reports, feature requests and general questions.

See submitting a ticket for instructions on how to do this.

Map Credit

Full credit for the default map, Skyblock Warriors, goes to SwipeShot


This may be an almost empty section, but we would like to thank JetBrains for their support of this project.



We need help translating SkyWars! To help out, see SkyWars-Translations/Translating.

Compatible with Minecraft versions 1.5.2, 1.6.4 and 1.7.2.

Since 1.4.1

Fix translations issues when listing kits with cost
A lot of internal changes, stop using lombok. This doesn't result in any end-product changes.

Since 1.4.0

  • Add a configuration option to disable the report command

Since 1.3.2

  • Add support for hooking into vault.
  • Add optional rewards for winning a game and killing someone in a game
  • Add a /sw forcestart command to start a game with less than the maximum number of players
  • Combined support for 1.5.2, 1.6.4 and 1.7.2 in one jar file
  • Add kit command and notices.
  • Add a notice that prompts user to pick kits when joining the queue, if there are kits available for them.
  • Add a kits.yml configuration that you can configure kits in
  • Add '{skywars.userscore}' as a replacement in chat messages
  • Add a save timer for score, save every x minutes as well as when the server shuts down. Smart timer doesn't save if nothing has changed.
  • Add configuration option for locale in main-config.yml that overrides system locale
  • Change spawn location of arena world from 0,0 to -5000,-5000
  • Copy contents from Dispensers as well as Chests
  • Add events for joining and leaving the queue
  • Add SkyEconomyAbstraction vault api
  • Fix ArenaPlayerDeathEvent
  • Add SkyInGame state storage
  • Add Kit storage classes and kits api
  • Add more untranslated strings to all message files
  • Add Czech translation (cz)
  • Add Spanish translation (es)
  • Add French translation (fr)
  • Update Portuguese translation
  • Add Russian translation (ru)
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