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In minecraft 1.3.1, the different types of villagers are now important as they trade different things. However, not all types will necessarily spawn at once. If I occupy a village that lacks, say, a blacksmith, can I encourage one to spawn, perhaps by building a forge?

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If you don't mind cheating, there is an MCEdit filter that you can use to spawn in specific villagers. – Ronan Aug 2 '12 at 10:58
Or use Spawn Eggs in creative - they now spawn all types randomly. Just murder the ones you don't need. – fredley Aug 2 '12 at 11:04
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Just build more houses of the normal type until you get a blacksmith. The profession of a new child is random, and independent of its parents' professions.

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you can use this:

/summon Villager ~ ~ ~ {Offers:{Recipes:[{maxUses:#,buy:{id:#,Count:#,Damage:#},buyB:{id:#,Count:#,Damage:#},sell:{id:#,Count:#,Damage:#}}]}}
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