I'm on 1.81. Just last night I built a skeleton XP grinder. Turned out that 23 blocks would kill them every time (unless they had spawned some armor), but 22 blocks made them two hit kills. I would rather have the XP so I stuck with 22 blocks. But it's easy enough to experiment on your own.
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Why 23 when 2X+3= deats to players zombies skeletons creepers it should be 20 to 22 for instant kill with fists
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Personally, I wouldn't really worry about this; after all, it is completely practical to use even a diamond sword to finish off mobs; with Unbreaking III you'll get over 6,000 kills, 30,000 XP; in fact, even during regular use (i.e. killing mobs normally) with a more highly enchanted sword I get over 6 times the XP I need for repairing; a Sharpness V, Knockback II, Unbreaking III diamond sword costs 35 levels for a 50% repair, using the pre-1.8 repairing system; each repair gives back 3,120 uses, 1,560 mob kills, and returns 7,800 XP, on average - not considering that mobs with equipment, even skeleton's bows, drop an additional 1-3 XP per piece, since 1.6 (noting this last because this thread was started in 2012).
Note that 1.8 makes it much cheaper to enchant as well as repair, even with a limited number of repairs, making XP farms much less necessary (to initailly enchant I just mine Nether quartz, another thing that wasn't possible back when this thread was made; this is nonrenewable but I only need to do it one time).
HEY DUDE , So i tryed to do a xp farm but i failed. Heres wat i tryed. I founded a skeleton farm then i farmed for a bit then i realised that i can make a thing that akeletons will drop and have that much hearts that only takes a punch . So i was building i forgot that #1 rule im mc DONT DID DOWN.and i did so i lost my dmd sword my OP PICK AND A OP BOW THEN I raged quit the game......