I ask the owners of all the servers I go to, and none of them tell me how to de-spawn mobs. I'm the only admin in my server, and there are a lot of magma cubes. I want to know how to get rid of them.
In Vanilla Servers
There are no commands for this. You could try unloading the chunk by leaving it and come back to see if they are still there (reloading the server while away from the chunk could help also.) Or you could just simply change your game mode to creative by doing
In Bukkit Servers
There are many useful plugins for bukkit that allow for simple mob killing. WorldEdit and Essentials allow for the use of
Similar to what James said, you can get rid of them by restarting the server on peaceful.
Stop the server, then swing by
Restart the server, then if you wish, stop it again and set
(Granted, this assumes you have file-system access, but since you're the admin, you might)
There is no way to "de-spawn" but a simple
However, the second you do that normal mobs (zombies, skeletons, creepers) will spawn in to replace the killed ones. If those magma cubes spawned naturally then you can't do anything but continually kill them.
** = mobs killed by
If you just want to kill one type of mob:
If you want to kill all mobs:
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