Agrarian Skies 2 is a Minecraft modpack by JadedCat that challenges you to survive and thrive on a skyblock world. It features an HQM book with over 200 quests, a number of different tweaks and adjustments, and a variety of map options ranging from easy to hard. You can download it from the Technic Launcher[^3^] or the FTB and Curse Launchers[^2^].
In this article, we will take a look at some of the features and tips for playing Agrarian Skies 2, as well as showcase some of the episodes from Welsknight Gaming's Let's Play series on YouTube.
Features of Agrarian Skies 2
Agrarian Skies 2 is not your typical skyblock modpack. It has a lot of customizations and changes that make it more challenging and rewarding. Some of the features include:
A custom world generation that creates islands with different biomes, resources, and structures.
A quest book that guides you through the modpack and rewards you with loot bags, reputation points, and lives.
A hardcore mode that limits your lives and makes you lose your world if you die too many times.
A reputation system that affects your interactions with quest givers and traders.
A variety of mods that add new dimensions, machines, magic, crops, animals, mobs, and more.
A tweaked ore generation that makes you rely on sieving dirt, gravel, sand, dust, soul sand, and netherrack for resources.
A tweaked crafting system that makes you use different tools, machines, and materials for recipes.
A tweaked hunger system that makes you eat different foods to avoid malnutrition.
Tips for Playing Agrarian Skies 2
Agrarian Skies 2 can be quite challenging and overwhelming at first, especially if you are new to modded Minecraft. Here are some tips to help you get started and progress through the modpack:
Read the quest book carefully and follow its instructions. It will teach you the basics of the modpack and give you useful rewards.
Use the crook to break leaves and get saplings, silkworms, and apples. Use the silkworms to infest leaves and get string. Use the string to make a sieve and sieve dirt for stones. Use the stones to make cobblestone.
Make a tinker's construct tool station and craft a stone hammer. Use the hammer to break cobblestone into gravel, gravel into sand, and sand into dust. Sieve these materials for ores, seeds, bones, redstone, glowstone, etc.
Make a clay bucket with clay balls from dust and water from barrels. Use the bucket to make a cobblestone generator with lava from crucibles and water from barrels. Use the cobblestone generator to get infinite cobblestone.
Make a mob farm with dark rooms or cursed earth. Use spikes or fans to kill mobs and collect their drops. Use conveyor belts or hoppers to transport items to chests or barrels.
Make a tree farm with saplings, dirt, bonemeal, axes, or harvesters. Use charcoal or coal coke from furnaces or coke ovens to power generators or engines.
Make a farm with seeds from sieving or quest rewards. Use sprinklers or agricraft irrigation systems to speed up growth. Use hoes or planters to plant crops. Use scythes or harvesters to harvest crops.
Make a kitchen with cooking utensils, counters, sinks, fridges, ovens, etc. Use pam's harvestcraft food items to make different meals and snacks. Eat a variety of foods to avoid malnutrition and get buffs.
Expand your base with platforms, walls, roofs, stairs, fences, etc. Use chisel or carpenter's blocks to make different designs and patterns. Use microblocks or covers to hide cables or pipes.
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