Questions tagged [minecraft-java-edition]

A 3D exploration and survival sandbox game, based in large generated worlds made of blocks. This tag is for the Java-based edition of Minecraft for PCs. For other editions of the game, please use the tag specific to that edition, e.g. [minecraft-bedrock-edition]

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How can you detect when a player hits a block in Adventure Mode [version 1.16.5] in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, I am trying to make a map in Adventure Mode where you sell/buy trees. I want to be able to detect whenever a player has punched an oak log in Adventure Mode, and then it would ...
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How can you be immune to damage from bed explosions in the nether/end?

In Minecraft, everyone seems to able to use beds for mining or killing the Ender Dragon, but whenever I use it I blow up instantly. Is this a bug, or how can I be immune to this damage?
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How can I give players items that are automatically equipped In Minecraft?

How can I give someone maybe a chest plate and it will automatically equip them with it?
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Is there a way to enchant an item with /give [duplicate]

I'm making a Minecraft map where you have to kill bees and I'm trying to make the command block give you a sweeping edge sword and I just can't figure it out.
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What is the most damage possible in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, what exactly is the most amount of damage that can be inflicted using a melee weapon with universal enchantments (such as Sharpness V or Fire Aspect) and while doing a critical hit ...
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Question: In Java edition 2.1 Skyblock, when you travel to the Nether, is there lava at the bottom or just void?

Title says all, trying to build a 1:1 replica in Bedrock to play on.
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What type of wood is the rarest?

I want to make an All Blox Shop, so that means getting every block, including wood. So I have to figure out exactly how rare the wood is, so I can make a fair price. How rare are the types of wood ...
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is there a way to calculate the greater and smaller of player scoreboard values in minecraft?

So I am trying to make a map, there is a scoreboard objective called anger that when a player’s anger is greater than 300, player will sometime floats. when the player’s anger is greater than 1000, he ...
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Why is my Nether portal warping effect messed up? [closed]

I was playing in my world and then when I tried to go into a Nether portal, I experienced this weird glitch: Why is this happening and how can I fix it?
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How do I make water that can't flow for adventure maps?

I'm trying to build a race for the wool style map, and I've seen tons of other maps in versions all the way up to 1.16 that have underwater sections without walls to hold the water in. I know they ...
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How to you build a moving ship in Minecraft?

I've recently become interested in minecraft redstone, and one of my biggest pet peeves is that there is no easy way to move across water apart from using a small boat that is not very practical or ...
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How to break a sand block without touching it in Minecraft?

I'm am looking to create a vehicle that can break sand block, although I don't know how. I have the body, the last thing I need is a contraption that can brake sand blocks in Minecraft
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What hex colors are produced by dyeing signs?

Story There are two ways to colour signs in Minecraft: Java Edition: Colour the sign by holding a dye in your hand, then right-click on the sign. Use cheats to modify a sign's raw JSON text to ...
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How to /execute a command at an entity's death location? (java 1.13+)

I have been creating a minigame in Minecraft for a while now and I wanted to create custom death effects for some mobs. For example, if a zombie dies, It should immediately /summon TNT at its death ...
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How to give the player a score that keeps only when chest hud is open (1.16.4)

I need a scoreboard that detect the player opening a chest, but I also want it to reset the score when it leaves the chest hud. Is it possible?
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What is the full list of “usable” Minecraft items capable of right-click detection using Brigadier?

Before Brigadier (the command system that 1.13+ uses) was introduced, you could detect a right-click with anything that had the stat.useItem criteria. However, since scoreboard criteria (among many ...
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How would I run Minecraft 1.16 off a flashdrive? [duplicate]

I have been enjoying Minecraft lately, after getting java edition. The problem? Every month, I have to reset my whole PC to keep it from lagging to a bog. However, when I do this, I have to reinstall ...
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How to positively interact with mobs?

Sometimes, I would be a Minecraft server pacifist, but what about a Singleplayer one? Well, to accomplish this, I have to: Not hurt or kill any mobs whatsoever Find resources without hurting them ...
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execute if item in an item_frame is in a certain position in minecraft 1.16

I want to turn on water with a faucet by using a structure_void in an invisible item_frame in mc1.16 this is my command: /execute if entity @e[x=269,y=66,z=533,type=item_frame,nbt={TileY:269,TileX:66,...
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Is it possible to modify this Minecraft contraption to make the cart leave if it is full?

I have the following contraption: I got it from this video, the only component not shown in the image is a redstone torch on the back side of the top stone block. It works by stopping the minecart if ...
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Minecraft target selector select by built-in tag | e.g. Inventory item with tag “wool”

We want to check whether someone has wool in their Inventory. We can test if they have minecraft:white_wool or minecraft:pink_wool etc etc with : /data get entity @s[nbt={Inventory:[{id:"...
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How do you get the Nitwit easier on Macbook?

I really want one in my village but no matter how many I spawn it's just a normal villager. Can you help me?
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Minimum distance between Minecraft job blocks?

I am creating my own village in Minecraft and ran into some questions while following the village blueprints from the wiki. There are multiple buildings that have several duplicate job site blocks (...
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I have a question about fabric server mods [duplicate]

When making a fabric server and adding mods to it, do you have to download the mods the server has in order to even join your Minecraft server?
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I lost my way home on Minecraft. How do I find it? [duplicate]

I was in Minecraft creative mode and built a whole city. Then I decided to explore the world for a bit in survival mode. After a while, I died but it didn't take me back home. It said my bed was not ...
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Is there a way to connect to an Open To Lan World without a connection to Mojang/Minecraft?

As the title implies I am trying to connect to an Open To Lan world in order to play with siblings. I had it setup and running and managed to connect my sibling's computer to the world and mess around ...
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Is there a command to count how many mobs have passed a certain area?

I want to test a mob farm I'm making, and can't currently install things like carpet mod, I tried using: execute if @e[type=zombified_piglin] positioned x y z run give @s diorite 1 on a ...
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Minecraft Java crashes randomly [duplicate]

My minecraft game has been crashing alot lately, and i dont kow why. It also happens with other games and i frequently get blue screen errors. I believe it is a hardware problem but does this crash ...
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Teleporting a bat with a hopper using a data pack

I am trying to tp the bat when summoned to an item in radius 32 around you then to tp it again 1 down for the hopper to pick it up, then bring it back to me and to kill the 2 entities to get the items....
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Can you still install Minecraft 2.0 from the 2013 April fools joke?

I would love to install the Minecraft 2.0 version and explore it for myself, but after following multiple tutorials for installing it on early versions of the launcher, it seems that none of them work ...
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My Minecraft Launcher won't update

I have a problem where my launcher isn't the newest one on my PC... I have the old one and it wasn't really an issue for me until I tried to download a shader pack and couldn't do it. Does anyone know ...
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Minecraft local server: World doesn't load

I played on a private Minecraft Server downloaded directly from minecraft.net with my friend on local LAN. This worked perfectly. But when I try to join the server over the internet, I see the server ...
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How can you make an armor that has infinite protection armor?

When I was using the new attribute command, I saw an attribute called "armor." I don't know what it actually does, but I think it has to do with protection. I was wondering if I could make ...
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My minecraft world spawn keeps setting underground?

I have a Java server set up through Aternos to play with friends, spawn used to be in an empty field area in the middle of the map and I have recently built a building near by to move spawn to. ...
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What format are the Minecraft 1.8 .lang files?

What format are the 1.8 .lang files? Are they proprietary? Here is a snippet of one: language.name=English language.region=US language.code=en_US translation.test.none=Hello, world! translation.test....
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Mincraft qustionn about servers [duplicate]

THE AUTHENTICATIAN SERVERS ARE DOWN FOR MAINTENENC FAILED TO LOG IN EVEN THO THERE ARE PEOPLE ON IT PLEEEESE I BPUGHT MINECRAFT BUT IT DONT WORK IS THERE SOMTHING RONG WITH MY COMPUTER????????? strong ...
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Wither skeleton farm bad rates

I recently built a wither skeleton farm using wither roses on the spawning platforms. My platform have 5x14(70) spawn spaces. The tutorial farm I'm comparing with have 19*19-9(352) spawn spaces. That ...
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Can I make invisible lights?

I've been building in the 21w08b 1.17 snapshot. I'm making an underwater cave house and I need to add some lighting but I don't want it to show. I've been placing glow squids but they keep despawning ...
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i need help with minecraft multiplayer [duplicate]

I just got my account today and I am trying to join a server and it says the authentication servers are down and I checked more than once to see if it's online and I still cannot join please help
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How to make a redstone signal last longer [duplicate]

I want to create a big facility in my minecraft world for storage purposes etc, and i want to make doors that can be opened with a button. But it usually will close in front of my face or last a short ...
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Check to see if only 1 player on team - Minecraft 1.12

I was making a game in MC using Command Blocks on my friend's server (which is in 1.12). I was wondering if there was a way to determine if there was only 1 person left on a team. All of the other ...
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Why do my glow squids disappear?

I've been having fun building in the 1.17 snapshot 21w08b and I'm making an underwater cave house. I'm trying to add glow squids because they look nice and they seem to (they don't actually) produce ...
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I've just happened to come across some biomes, and I want to know how rare it is

I've found a Lukewarm Ocean where the closest shore is Ice Spikes. Shattered Savanna Modified Wooded Badlands Plateau Desert Lakes Gravelly Mountains Snowy Tundra Hills Snowy Taiga Hills Since my ...
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How to detect a player's left-click [duplicate]

I'm writing a command for a customised enchantment that teleports a player holding a certain item to the direction that it's facing. However, according to my knowledge, there's no statistic in /...
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How can I make a smithing table recipe that yields a named item?

I am trying to make a datapack where you can combine a turtle shell and a netherite ingot in a smithing table to get a turtle shell with knockback resistance and armor toughness. I have figured out ...
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How can I detect when a player holds a tagged item? I just need to know the nbt for tagged items

My command is execute at @a[ scores={fire_mage=1..},tag=mage:1b] run summon minecraft:fireball ^ ^1 ^1 However this command does not detect the tag and shows an error for tag.
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Motion tag for falling block slows down

Falling blocks with the motion tag don't actually travel infinitely. I tried using a repeating command block to keep setting the motion to [1.0,0.0,0.0], but the falling block's movement ended up ...
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How can I place a block randomly around my world?

I downloaded a lucky block mod and I want to place them randomly in my world. Is there a command to do this? I'd prefer the entire world to be affected but if it's just around 200 blocks then that's ...
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Is it possible to make armour that can survive /kill?

/kill is said to be infinity damage but I have a question can you really survive it in Java edition. However, it is possible that you can pretty much survive this if you are on Minecraft Java Edition ...