3

I'm trying to make a damaging snowball command which doesn't need redstone (comparators, repeaters etc.) This is the entire code:

Command one:

/scoreboard players set xXElite_PythonXx HoldSnowball 1 {SelectedItemSlot:0,Inventory:[{tag:{display:{Name:"shuriken",Lore:["_____"]}}}]}

Command two:

/execute @e[score_HoldSnowball_min=1] ~ ~ ~ scoreboard players set @e[type=Snowball,rm=3,r=4] Snowball 1

Command three:

/execute @e[type=Snowball,score_Snowball_min=1] ~ ~ ~ effect @e[r=2] wither 1 1 true

Command four:

/scoreboard players set xXElite_PythonXx HoldSnowball 0

Command two is crucial in order for the whole damaging schematic to work, but the problem is that it doesn't execute the command, it instead says:

[15:55:42] Failed to execute 'scoreboard players set @e[type=Snowball,rm=3,r=4] Snowball 1' as xXElite_PythonXx

Could you please help to fix the problem with command number two? What is the correct code?

  • 1
    Unless there's a snowball 3-4 blocks from you as you open the command block, then you should expect to see that error message (because it fails to find @e[type=Snowball,rm=3,r=4] in that tick). If you set the Snowball objective to display on the sidebar, do you see snowballs being added to it as you throw them? – SirBenet Sep 14 '16 at 16:15
  • Does it only show the message, or also doesn't work? If it doesnt work, use a bigger range: @e[type=Snowball,r=4] – RudolfJelin Sep 15 '16 at 13:15
2

I found out that if you put this command into a repeating command block, it should work:

/execute @e[type=Snowball] ~ ~ ~ effect @e[type=!Player,r=2] minecraft:instant_damage 1 1

You can alter the damage amplifier by changing the second 1 after instant damage higher. Unfortunately, this will not effect zombies. If you wish to give instant damage to all entities except yourself, I would use:

/execute @e[type=Snowball] ~ ~ ~ effect @e[rm=1,r=2] minecraft:instant_damage 1 1

If you just want to target zombies use:

/execute @e[type=Snowball] ~ ~ ~ effect @e[type=Zombie,r=2] minecraft:instant_health

Make sure to type:

/gamerule commandBlockOutput false

I hope that this has helped, I tried to make it as simple as possible. Have fun with this command!

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.