Basic Information Edit
Candy Cane Fences are functional construction-elements that will not only look nice around your garden, but will also keep out all Creatures since these cannot climb nor jump over a fence in Creativerse, even if the fence is only 1 block in height - on condition that the fence is built up and closed all around properly.
How to obtain Edit
Candy Cane Fences can be crafted in your Crafting Menu (to be opened by typing "Q" as the default key), but only after the according crafting recipe has been unlocked.
Already crafted Candy Cane Fences cannot be directly obtained from any Creatures nor from any Treasure Chests. They can be bought with Coins (obtainable via ingame Store) as parts of (customizable) building kits for Blueprints. Obtaining already crafted Candy Cane Fences this way will not unlock their crafting recipe though.
How to unlock the crafting recipe Edit
Even though the crafting recipe is only available for a limited timespan during events, you can keep it after finding it. After learning the crafting recipe by right-clicking on its icon in your inventory, it will be permanently added to your crafting menu. As a rare Recipe it will also carry over to all other game worlds that you'll be playing on, even on game worlds where the option "world bound recipes" is enabled.
How to craft Edit
To craft 4 Candy Cane Fences at a time, you will need:
- 1 block of Snow found in snowy biomes like Taigas, Mountains, frozen Oceans, snowy parts of Tundras and Canyons
- 1x Red Pigment, made from Red Flowers from Ashenwood trees or found in Stone Treasure Chests
- 2x Molasses, rarely obtainable from Arctic Mirus, Blizzard Chizzards or Rambeaus either as a loot or pet-harvest
- 2 Stone Rods, made from Stone, Limestone or Bedrock in a Processor
How to use Edit
Candy Cane Fences can be placed into the game world for building purposes.
Similar to Iron Bars, when only one Candy Cane Fence is placed on the ground, it will look like a short candy cane-post, and if you stack these, you can create long poles (or lamp posts by adding lamps of any kind on top, etc.).
Placing two or more Fences next to each other will automatically cause them to connect, also crosswise, but not diagonally (not crossing over more blocks than where they have been placed).
When blocks or solid objects like gates are (placed) right next to a Candy CaneFence, the fence will connect to that by enlarging itself horizontally with two struts. Since update R46 in September 2017, Fences will only connect to flat surfaces next to them, but not to uneven surfaces. Wicket Gates will not extend themselves to link with Candy Cane Fences, only the other way round.
Candy Cane Fences can fill holes the ground, in walls or ceilings in the same way and will look like crossed bars. Fences will also auto-connect to different looking Fences. However, Candy Cane Fences don't go well together with every other type of Fence. They fit well with Iron Fences and Wood Fences for example, but not with Industrial Fences.
Since update R44 in June 2017, Fences can now be fully rotated by pressing and holding R and moving the mouse while holding the left mouse button. The chosen rotation angle can be "locked" too by simply typing "r" while looking at a rotated item, so that all items of the same stack will then be placed facing the same direction.
However, breaches in the enclosure can be created by altitude differences; for example if you place blocks or liquids directly next to fences which will allow creatures to use it as a step and climb on top of the fence.
You also should not "recess" the fence into the ground. Breaches of another kind can be caused by placing items (like torches) directly on the top of Candy Cane Fences. If you place a solid object or block onto a Fence, then Creatures might be able to jump on the object/block if the total height difference is only 2 blocks or less.