How To Change Tick Speed In Minecraft?

Ticks are a single cycle of the algorithm of the Minecraft game. Various online video games work on a program loop that controls all the functions of the game.

Similarly, Minecraft also has a game algorithm on which all the functions rely, and one complete cycle of this algorithm loop is called ticks. 

Many times users may want to set the tick speed to make changes to the games. Changing the ticks speed to a higher value will make your game update slower, and everything faster.

However, changing the speed to a lower speed will cause the game to run slow with a lag. Changing the tick speed in Minecraft is easy, and you can easily do it. 

If you want to change the tick speed in Minecraft, then this article will help you with that. In this article, we will be discussing how you can change tick speed in Minecraft.

Default And Highest Tick Speed In Minecraft

The default tick speed in Minecraft is 20 ticks per second, which means that it takes 0.05 seconds to complete one tick in Minecraft.

One day in the Minecraft game lasts for about 24000 ticks, which means 1200 seconds or 20 minutes.

A day in Minecraft is completed in 20 minutes, and all the changes take place within this time. If you want you can change the tick speed to increase or decrease the time speed of the game. 

The highest tick speed that you can set in Minecraft is 256 ticks per second. You can increase the speed of the tick from 0 ticks per second to 256 ticks per second which is the highest. You will be able to change the ticks speed as your level increases. 

Changing The Tick Speed In Minecraft

The way to change the tick speed of Minecraft is by using the command ‘/gamerule’. There are generally two commands to change the tick speed, which are as follows-

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  • /gamerule randomTickSpeed
  • /gamerule randomTickSpeed<value>

The first command will help you check the rule of the game. With the second command, you can change the value of the tick speed.

You will have to enter the command /gamerule randomTickSpeed<value> in the chatbox. Do note that, you will have to replace the <value> with the value of the tick speed to which you want to change to. 

There are different ways to open the chatbox in Minecraft. If you are playing Minecraft on Windows PC, then press the alphabet ‘the key to open the chat. For PS4 and Xbox, press the D-pad on the remote controller to open the chatbox. 

Final Words

This is how you can change the tick speed in Minecraft. You can change the tick speed on Minecraft between 0-256 ticks per second.

Changing the tick speed will bring various changes to the game. For instance, crops will grow faster, turtle eggs will hatch much faster, fire will spread or burn out faster, leaves will decay at a faster pace.

We hope this article helps you with what you are looking for. If this article helps you with changing the tick speed, then do let us know in the comment section. 

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