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I am running Minecraft 1.9 and I am trying to give the player a squid egg with a custom name of "Create Script".

This is the command I have used:

/give chrisdude011 minecraft:spawn_egg 1 94 {EntityTag:{id:"Squid",CustomName:"Create Script",ench:[]}}

However, this only gives me the spawn squid egg with nothing else.

Any ideas what to do?

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The squid is indeed spawned with the specified custom name. If you are talking about the enchantment overlay (via ench:[]), you specified it in the wrong depth, causing it to be potential entity data instead of item data.

As well, spawn eggs do not use Damage values anymore, thus a value of 94 is invalid and will default back to 0.

Fixed command, moving ench:[] to the root of the tag tag:

/give chrisdude011 minecraft:spawn_egg 1 0 {ench:[],EntityTag:{id:"Squid",CustomName:"Create Script"}}

For the display name of the item itself, you use the Name string inside the display compound. Example:

/give chrisdude011 minecraft:stone 1 0 {display:{Name:"Create Script"}}

With your spawn egg:

/give chrisdude011 minecraft:spawn_egg 1 0 {ench:[],display:{Name:"Create Script"},EntityTag:{id:"Squid",CustomName:"Create Script"}}
  • I have tried this but the name stays the same i.i Spawn Squid – chrisdude011 Dec 25 '15 at 15:12
  • @chrisdude011 I see, in that case you use the Name string inside the display compound of the item format. I've updated the answer to include this. – Skylinerw Dec 25 '15 at 15:57

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