I'm playing Survival and I found a village with a couple villagers. I left to explore for a couple days and when I came back only one was left.

Normally, to make more I would use cheats to change into Creative, get a spawn egg, make a couple villagers, and then change back to Survival. But there's some kind of glitch because if I go on Creative and change to Survival, it won't let me break or place down any blocks. This happens on both my computers, and I can place down blocks if I change back to Creative.

Anyway, is there any kind of cheat I can use to easily spawn a certain villager without changing to Creative? All cheats are enabled even though I'm in Survival. Also, how can I get the villagers to breed quickly?

  • I'm sure this is possible with command blocks... but I've never used them sorry – Robotnik Jan 25 '15 at 1:41
  • Do you have any idea how to get villagers to breed quickly? – Almond Brittle Jan 25 '15 at 1:55
  • Or do you know how to make it so I can change between Creative and Survival easily? – Almond Brittle Jan 25 '15 at 2:12
  • You need a lot of valid doors for villagers to start breeding. Best way I've seen is to use the Village info mod and play around with the village and view the results. The number in brackets next to villagers is how much the village currently supports – Robotnik Jan 25 '15 at 2:31
  • I play on a lot of multiplayer servers where I don't have OP but I'm sure there's a command to switch between Creative and Survival – Robotnik Jan 25 '15 at 2:33

You can try /give <Your Username/@p/@a/@r> 383 1 120, which will give you a spawn egg. otherwise use the /summon Villager ~ ~ ~ command to spawn one at your current location.

You can enter this command into your chat box (provided cheats is turned on) in your Single-player world by pressing / or T.


Okay. So if I want to be able to go into Survival but be able to still break blocks and place them, I need to change it to gamemode 0, not gamemode 2. This way, I can get a spawn egg and make more villagers, but still be able to play survival.

  • Yes. Gamemode 0 is Survival, 1 is creative, 2 is "Adventure mode" and 3 is "Spectator mode" – Ben Jan 25 '15 at 4:57
  • Yeah, you can't break blocks in adventure mode. Only survival and creative – Jeff Jan 27 '15 at 4:07

Type in the chat box: /summon villager, and one will spawn.

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