In Minecraft, to put a Lore on an object, it used to simply be:


Then they changed it to something else in version 1.14. What tag format do I put to receive an item with a lore? The command would be something like this:

/give (Selector) (item)({NBT_Tag}) (Count)

Here is an example with 2 unbreakable diamond axes given to the nearest player:

/give @p minecraft:diamond_axe{Unbreakable:1} 2
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    Possible duplicate of Minecraft 1.13 display:{Name:""} NBT tag
    – pppery
    Sep 21, 2020 at 21:54
  • @pppery Same solution, completely different question. So nope, not a duplicate.
    – Egor Hans
    Mar 21, 2023 at 10:28
  • It has long been established consensus on this site that two questions requesting help debugging commands that turn out to have the same problem are considered duplicates.
    – pppery
    Mar 21, 2023 at 22:26

2 Answers 2


/give @p stick{display:{Lore:["\"lore!\""]}}

  • Dose this work in bedrock
    – AwesomeT43
    Dec 9, 2021 at 16:55

If you want to create colored or formatted text on the lore, use this instead:

/give @p stick{display:{Lore:[{"color":"red","text":"stick"}]}}

If you want to add more text just add more {} formats inside of the Lore:[] tag.

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