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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Any methods to obtain nether warts without natural generation?

I'm playing Minecraft with a self-imposed world border as a challenge. I want to be be able to brew potions in this game, but the border does not contain any fortresses, bastions, or wart forests. Is ...
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Can you make a pillager farm with snow blocks?

Pillagers can spawn on snow blocks due to 1.18, is it possible to make a pillager farm with snow blocks? I was thinking of making it like 50x50 or 100x100 so it is more like a snowy biome, would that ...
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In 1.18.1 is the mob generation different for my mob farms?

In 1.18.1 is the mob generation different for my mob farms? Like different from 1.16 and 1.18
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Teleporting an entity behind a player?

I am trying to make a morph command with command blocks but whenever I try to use ^ the mob just moves up and down when I try to move my camera. I can't figure out how to get the head to move while I ...
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How to restore armor stands?

I was building a map with a lot of custom armor stands and I accidentally used the /kill @e command. Is there any way I can restore my armor stands?
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Potion looks like colored glass bottle when I use my resource pack

If I use my resource pack in Minecraft, potion looks like colored glass bottle. My resource pack adds extra textures like coca-cola texture that works with CustomModelData. Also my coca-cola texture ...
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FabricMC with a Java security policy file [closed]

Especially when using mods that I just download from the internet, I'd like a bit more security on my MC install -- I don't like that the MC instance can access any file on my system. Fortunately, I'm ...
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Is it possible to summon entities similar to how the fill command works?

So I wish to know if it is possible to summon entities in the same way you would use the /fill command in Minecraft for example summoning a layer of arrows above the player. I don't know if this is ...
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On Minecraft Servers, are you able to see an item's player history?

For example are you able to see the history of every player that handled a specific item? Either through console or through a plugin? If so, do items that are convertible from ingot to block, such as ...
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How to detect if a player is within a mob's line of sight, and can that be changed?

Is it possible to detect if a player is within a mob's line of sight? And if so, can that line of sight be changed to only see things in 1 axis? For example, only being able to see things in front of ...
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How do I tell if I'm in the 20 main chunks?

The 20 chunks around the origin of the world are always loaded, whether you are there or not. This makes them a great place to build farms. Is there a way to tell if you are in those 20 chunks or not? ...
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Do I need to install Minecraft Launcher in order to use Minecraft Java?

I'm trying to install Minecraft for my son and would really appreciate some help - sorry this is so basic! My son has a Windows 10 laptop and we bought Minecraft Java from the Minecraft site. It ...
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Does the objective criteria "custom:damage_taken" in Minecraft apply to Mobs as well?

The title says it all. I am making a custom damage indicator where damaged mobs would run a function that involves summoning a button with a custom name to display their damages taken through wooden ...
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How to make a compact redstone circuit that triggers an output every 4 redstone inputs?

I'm trying to make an automatic beetroot farm. I'm using observers behind the plants and dispensers with water. Each plant has 4 observer stages. The observer is triggered when: the seeds are ...
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How can I tell my Minecraft users which mods they need?

I'm hosting a Minecraft server that gets updated from time to time. I'd like to make it easy for players to know which mods they will need to play without requiring me to communicate with them outside ...
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How to Group undead mobs in a datapack?

I have this in my datapack, in a JSON file: { "values": [ "minecraft:drowned", "minecraft:husk", "minecraft:phantom", "minecraft:skeleton&...
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Is it possible to make a villager you cannot interact?

I am trying to make something like the morph mod, where you can become a mob, but with a villager, when I want to right click, I interact with the villager. How to make it so that I cannot interact ...
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If I copy the world folder while the server is running, will the copied world be corrupted?

I plan on creating a copy of my world every now and then. Is it okay to copy the world folder or run a git push while the server is running? As in, is there going to be any consequences?
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How to teleport a villager with a pseudo NBT tag?

Pseudo NBTs are like NBTs that aren't real like these: So I tried doing something like this: But it says this: I don't want mods - I want to do this in vanilla Minecraft.
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How would I add an Item to Minecraft with mcp-reborn? [closed]

I am learning how to mod Minecraft, so I have very little experience with this yet (I have already made some resource packs). I am using MCP Reborn but I'm open to better suggestions. I have already ...
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Disable PVP in Minecraft with a command

Is there any way to disable PVP in Minecraft Java edition with a command, if I already have teams created that are needed? Things I've Considered/Tried Creating a team named all, giving it to ...
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How to make mobs spawn where the player is at random intervals?

Hello I'm trying to make a plugin/mod where mobs(1 - 31) randomly spawn at the players coords, but I'm very new to coding in Minecraft so any help will be appreciated. I'm playing on 1.18
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How to create a dust particle that deals damage in Minecraft?

I'm in 1.16.5, I have tried for weeks and I just can't get it. The most progress I have ever got is this: /execute as @e[type=item,nbt={Item:{tag:{ThornPounce:1b}}}] as 1_1COOKIE1_1 at 1_1COOKIE1_1 as ...
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How do I create a sign which can be clicked with a specific item to run a command?

I want to place a sign on a block with the text '1' on its first line, that also, when you click on the sign whilst holding a piece of paper with the name '1853914142' it runs a command. This is what ...
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How to summon a ravager with momentum

I want to summon a ravager with a certain momentum on a command block? I did summon minecraft:ravager but I don't know how to give it momentum.
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I own Minecraft but it still wants me to buy Minecraft

I recently got a new computer for Christmas and I already transferred the game and everything to my new PC and I can play Minecraft Java edition although it still wants me to buy Minecraft when I got ...
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Effective Path Finding Mob Farm

So I was making a path finding mob farm, but I'm confused which design is more effective to use (see picture): I felt like mobs frequently spawn on the second design, but I'm afraid they aren't going ...
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How to 'force' Minecraft music to play?

I have taken a look at these two answers but they do not mention a way to force the Minecraft music to play: [1] [2] I was wondering if there is a way to 'force' music to play, whether this is ...
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How can I turn off a repeating command block if I don't know its coordinates? [duplicate]

I've placed a command block and it is spawning mobs. I don't know its coordinates and without that I can't turn it off. That world is a huge build and if I can't break the command block I will lose ...
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How do I get rid of the fog in Minecraft 1.18.1?

Minecraft 1.18 made changes to fog that made it intolerable. 1.18.1 made some adjustments, but it's still awful. How do I get rid of the fog? I have a decent graphics card and can handle quite a bit ...
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Is there a way to change the background of Minecraft worlds without mods?

Is there a way to change the default background of e.g. the overworld? E.g. if you choose floating isles they'll have half the background dark, down until eye level. If you want that none of the ...
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How to make a clock in Minecraft?

I want to create a clock that tells the player the current game time out of the 20 minutes in a day. I couldn't figure out any commands that did this, so I made a Redstone clock that activates every ...
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Why does the Minecraft launcher sometimes still show the 1.17 layout?

Now with version 1.18(.1) the Minecraft launcher layout looks different again, but sometimes when it needs longer to load the 1.17 layout still appears before being overlaid by the new 1.18 one. Why ...
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Minecraft scoreboard operation by number

In Minecraft Java 1.18.1 I want to operate two scoreboard with a number like: scoreboard players operation @p lives = (@p deaths - 3) But this command is not working, can anyone help me please?
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How do I give myself blocks that can only be placed on red wool? [duplicate]

All wool blocks use the minecraft:wool tag. Does anyone know how a solution? So far I only have this: /give @a minecraft:stained_hardened_clay 5 9 {CanPlaceOn:["minecraft:wool"]}
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How can I check if my Minecraft client is vulnerable to Log4j?

I know that the Log4Shell exploit in Log4j allows attackers to run arbitrary commands on people's computers, and that Minecraft is vulnerable. Is there a Minecraft server that I can join which will ...
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How to make arrows to not bounce back but explode when they hit an entity?

I made arrows explode when they have the {inGround:1b} tag but the problem is that they won't explode when they hit entities, instead they bounce off them and hit the ground then explode. How do I ...
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How to create a closed redstone circuit on a timer?

I'm pretty new to Minecraft and redstone stuff so I'm trying to figure out how to make a closed circuit from a lever that will turn off moments after you switch it. As you can see here: and here: I'...
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Check for named item in helmet slot not working

I am trying to make a SCP-035 mask in Minecraft with command blocks. (since I think it would be fun and people only make NPCs) I am trying to make the part where it checks when you put it on and then ...
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My world won't let me use commands [closed]

So in my Minecraft world, a ton of weird things have been going on, and it's only me who is in this world. My world would not load some chunks but I fixed that, now I try to set the time to day or ...
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Disconnecting from Minecraft server with good connection

My friend has hosted a Minecraft server on Shockbyte but I cannot connect. I have a decent internet connection. I have on average 137ms ping to the server, 43Mbps download and 10Mbps upload. I'm ...
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Who is the Command Initiator?

I have been playing Minecraft for years and have an ok understanding of the command system inhabiting it. What troubles me the most recently revolves around the command initiator. As we all know @s ...
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Undroppable Quest Items for Minecraft 1.12.2?

I've been creating a modded adventure map over the last three years and have finally decided to deal with an issue that I've been aware of for a long while. I'm trying to make it so certain items are ...
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My friends can't interact with things near my house in a Minecraft server

I have a Minecraft server that I play with my friends, and I made a house near the spawn area. My friends can normally interact with items like doors, trapdoors, and chests in each others houses. ...
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Requesting minecraft player positions from the client

Is there any way I could request information from the server about the other players (positions) from my client? example of what I would like to do. I know that wurst client had some way of doing ...
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Prevent people from mining specific blocks

I'm making a prison, and I want to prevent people from mining specific blocks. How do I prevent players from destroying cracked stone bricks, signs, and red carpet blocks?
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How to stop people from sprint jumping?

As part of a datapack-powered PvP map we want to apply slowness to players. Sadly we have run into the issue where slowness does not affect sprint-jumping speed, meaning even players with slowness 100 ...
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No one is dropping their items when they die, they just disappear

I am trying to make a server but I can't figure out how to out keepinventory out. I've already tried /gamerule keepinventory false but that didn't work. These are all the plugins I use: bStats, ...
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Minecraft Schedule Command not working

I have a datapack in which a gun can be reloaded automatically when mag is emptied. There is a reload.mcfunction that would set the ammo value of the current player to full. What I want to do is, when ...
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Can run command for only one if score statement

I am trying to make a voting system for difficulties in my Minecraft world. I have set up the command blocks that add the score for a fake player named #VoterDirector for each difficulty. To test if ...
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