I'm trying to figure out how to get blocks by breaking them using commands. Say I'm breaking a diamond ore block and tile drops are turned off so other players can't steal your blocks.

Is there a command to give me that diamond ore block when I break it?


You could turn on gamerule doTileDrops whenever the player is near that block.

You could use /loot to give yourself the block, but that only works before it is mined:

loot give @s mine <coordinates>

You could just simply /give the block to the player, if you already know what it is.

You could /kill the drop whenever a different player is nearby.

You could /clear the item out of other players' inventories.

You could use spawn protection on a server and /op yourself so that you can still place and mine inside the spawn protection area.

You could put other players into Adventure mode when they are nearby.

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