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Questions tagged [minecraft]

Do not use this tag for Bedrock edition! Mojang's exploration and survival based sandbox game in almost endless, procedurally generated worlds. This tag is for Minecraft Java edition on the PC. See the tag wiki for related tags. Please note that questions requesting technical support for modded Minecraft issues are off-topic.

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Minecraft-Lapis Luzuli Drop Distribution

Ignoring Fortune I-III, Lapis Luzuli ore drops 4-8 pieces of Lapis when mined with a stone or better pickaxe. Does anybody know the exact drop distribution for getting either 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 pieces?
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Is there a way to teleport someone somewhere after they have died (x) amount of times?

I play this custom game called SUPER CRAFT BROS and in this custom game we have 3 stock lives. I usually teleport everyone manually after 3 deaths. There are, however, people who cheat and lie. Is ...
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How can I make a Random Number Generator with vanilla redstone? [duplicate]

I'm working on a game for my Minecraft server that includes the element of chance. The idea is that there are 6 buttons. One of them (randomly determined by redstone circuitry) results in wealth, ...
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Minecraft Java Edition on Windows 10 [on hold]

The general consensus online is that Minecraft Java Edition works on a Windows 10 PC. However, every time I try to load up the game, I am getting a game crash error, saying "An unexpected issue has ...
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Executing a command for an entity in front of me

I'd like to know if there is a command for detecting an entity in front of me, that upon detection can execute a command for that entity. The command would be like: There's a cow in front the ...
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Wandering Trader Spawning?

The wiki says that every 20 minutes the wandering trader has a 7.5% chance of spawning within 48 blocks of the player, but: Does the normal "not within 24 blocks of spawn point" rule apply? Does he ...
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I used the /fill Minecraft command for water in the Nether, forgetting that it cannot be there [on hold]

So I used the /fill command to fill about 1000 blocks of water in the Nether, and I want to remove it, because it's glitchy.
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Blank page when trying to log into Minecraft

I'm able to log into my Minecraft account on my phone, but I can't from my laptop. I'm using this page to log in. Is that the right one? I tried to buy the Minecraft Java Edition on my phone, but, ...
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Is possible to revert a Grass Path to a Grass Block without removing it?

I have converted a big number of Grass Blocks to Grass Paths with a shovel. I don't want to remove and place them again to wait the conversion of Dirt into Grass Blocks. Is there a way to convert the ...
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How do I teleport baby mobs in minecraft

I'm trying to make a cow farm in which cows in one pen are manually bred, and then the babies are moved to a separate pen to grow up and be killed. The original cow count would stay the same, and the ...
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(Java Minecraft 1.14.2) How to recursively (or otherwise) determine if a closed 2D arbitrarily sized rectangle of blocks has been placed?

The title is a little complex, so let me explain it more fully. I am writing a datapack where I want to be able to run some commands if there is a rectangle of iron bars placed which is complete. I ...
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Tropical Fish Commands

Does anyone know how to spawn a specific kind of tropical fish?
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How to find the IP of a Minecraft server

How do I find the IPv4 address of a Minecraft server (e.g us.mineplex.com, mc.hypixel.net)? I need to do this because I am testing something for my own server.
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How to fix error: “Failed to login: Invalid session (try restarting your game)” [duplicate]

I know that i can fix this error by simply doing online mode=false , but the thing is that me and my friend and trying to play together , and thats where my question rise How to fix this error and ...
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Minecraft command blocks - Detecting powered button/lever

I've went through various wiki pages and commands. I'm still stuck on the most basic command trying to make it work. Here's the code: /execute if block -272 70 199 minecraft:stone_button[powered=...
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How to fix an inventory dragging glitch?

I am playing some Sky Factory 3 with a friend on my server, when all of a sudden I can't drag any item, or Shift+Click any item in my inventory, or out of it. I'm not lagging at all, because I can ...
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Is possible to change the server flying flag without restarting it?

On the server.properties file, there is this configuration value called allow-flight with a default value of false. According to the Minecraft Wiki: Allows users to use flight on your server while ...
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Can't type full Korean syllable blocks

I can usually type in Korean just fine by myself in any other game or website, but on minecraft it ends up looking like this if I try to type any word/syllable; ㅇㅜㅇㅠ when it should be 우유, or ㅇㅗㄴㅡㄹ ...
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Minecraft Sleeping Problem

I have this one world on Minecraft, and it’s survival. The problem is that every time I go to bed (at night) it says “Morgana is happy with your decision”. Who is Morgana? I tried searching up the ...
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Custom map won't show in-game

I have been trying to download a Minecraft map, but it won't show in the game. I have exported it, and it is in the My Saves folder, but I just can't find it in game. I'm in the version the map asked ...
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Why doesn't the music in Minecraft play all the time?

I have the music volume in Minecraft set to 100%. The music tends to play for a while, fade away, and I don't hear it again. Sometimes changing the music volume gets it going again, but not right away....
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Can't replace block with a Command Block

I am making a Sell Shop, but I need to replace some things using /setblock. For one of the replacements, I am using the command: /setblock 579 62 1053 minecraft:command_block 0 replace {Command:"...
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Detect if the player is at a specific y level in 1.14

I am in 1.14 and I want to check if the player is at a specific Y value. I tried /execute at @a[y=10] run say hi but for some reason, this will constantly return true no matter what. I tried /...
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“Unable to start Minecraft Runtime Enviroment”

A couple of days ago I tried getting on Minecraft with a friend. They were running 1.14.2, and my Minecraft was last updated to 1.14. No big deal; I'll just create a new instance in 1.14.2. When I ...
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Why can't I craft scaffolding in Minecraft 1.14?

I want to use the scaffolding in 1.14 but the crafting recipe doesn't seem to be working. Is this a bug?
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(Java Minecraft 1.14.2) How to use a target selector to determine if the executing position is in an entities hitbox?

I am writing a datapack with an item which functions like a sniper rifle - you can shoot it and a particle beam created by a recursive raycasting function will shoot out and any entities it encounters ...
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Can somebody help me with the execute commands in Minecraft?

Recently, Minecraft had removed the /testfor command, which broke these sets of commands that I was trying to execute today. /testfor @p[r=10] {SelectedItem:{id:"minecraft:feather",tag:{display:{Name:...
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Command Block Question 1.13.2 [on hold]

I'm trying to find the easiest way to make a "point system" for my parkour course. Now what I am wanting is if you decide to go read the tutorial I built the pressure plate you step on to go to the ...
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Test if there is a minimum amount of mobs within a radius without a scoreboard?

Minecraft 1.12.2 I want to create a re-spawn system for the enemies in the different map areas. I could use a counter on a scoreboard with an armor stand as the entity but with all the areas I have ...
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How to test if 2 items are near each other in Minecraft 1.10.2?

I made a custom crafter in Minecraft 1.10.2. I want to obtain it by throwing a dropper and crafting table on the ground together. Everything is OK, but if I throw a dropper and a crafting table really ...
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Do items with curse of vanishing disappear from shulker boxes?

Curse of vanishing is an enchantment that destroys item once you die, it's not useful in single player, but is useful in multiplayer. I'm wondering if they disappear from shulker boxes if you die?
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Is there a way to make a repeating command block not apply its command to server operators?

I am trying to make a radius that players are turned into adventure mode, but when they leave they get turned back into survival, the part I cannot figure out is how to make it so server operators are ...
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How do I set a player tag using a repeating command block?

I am trying to create an end goal on a parkour course to set a tag of the player who completed the parkour. Currently, I have a Repeat command block running the following command: /tag @p[distance=....
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How do I kill only sheeps with /kill?

I have a (bad) friend who likes to make fun of me, he spawned in my survival world a lot (and I mean A LOT) of sheeps. I've tried to kill them all with /kill @e[Type=Sheep] but it doesnt kill them all ...
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Why are slimes not spawning in a slime chunk?

I am in a slime chunk and it is pitch black down there and I made a farm with cacti and an iron golem. I don't really care if it even works. I just want slimes to spawn. My farm is on y level 55 in a ...
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Do unenchanted books not stack with regular books?

So I have been doing a lot of AFK Fishing, looking for some mending books. And now, with 1.14 giving us the Grindstone that can remove enchantments, I've been using that so I can get some more books ...
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Can I get snow and light at the same time?

On our 1.0 minecraft server, the spawn is in the center of a snow biome. We started to create a nice little village near the spawn, building wooden houses and buildings to match with the snow theme. ...
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How to use custom names and lores in minecraft 1.14.2

How can I give myself an item with a custom name, and how can I search for a player holding an item with a certain name. This is what I tried: /give @p minecraft:acacia_button{display:{Name:"ieat",...
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New syntax of the title command

When 1.14 rolled around, I got a little smarter on commands and stuff like that, though when I looked for an updated command for the title command I only found answers from 2015. Does anybody know the ...
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How to make Unbreakable tools in Minecraft 17w48a (1.13 minecraft snapshot)?

I've tried the below command but it doesn't work anymore? /give (yourname) minecraft:diamond_pickaxe 1 0 {Unbreakable:1} Is there still a way to get unbreakable tools in minecraft 17w48a?
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Can no longer use same account on a LAN game

I've been playing minecraft with my son for a couple of years now while using the same account on a lan without any problem, until the past couple of weeks. I have a mac an a win10 machine, both ...
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Minecraft Vanilla crash IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1?

Whenever I click the icon on my desktop to get to Minecraft, the launcher loads as usual, like it should. But when I click the "Play" button, the launcher goes away, but then comes back saying this: [...
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Minecraft doesn´t work [on hold]

[15:19:18] [main/INFO]: Setting user: Memepay [15:19:18] [main/INFO]: (Session ID is <censored>) Completely ignored arguments: [--nativeLauncherVersion, 1206] [15:19:19] [Client thread/INFO]: ...
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Do leaves placed then broken by hand cause adjacent leaves to decay?

That is, if I were to place a 2x2x2 cube of leaves in an empty world and then break a Leaves block manually, would the other leaves decay or would they remain forever? I seem to recall that they ...
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How do I stop a kill command from killing me in a loop? [duplicate]

I'm trying to kill bats by using this command: /kill @e[type=minecraft:bat] Problem is, it's killing me, and now it seems to be always active. My question is, how do I stop the command when it's ...
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Part of my house is inexplicably gone

I have been doing a new survival world, and I was out on a completely different island exploring, but when I came back to my house, I was greeted by this. My first thought was creepers, but I then ...
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How can I kill only one item frame instead of all of them?

I tried using /kill @e[type=item_frame]. However, it kills every item frame. So my question is, how can I kill only one item frame?
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Minecraft 1.14 data pack mob drop issue

The zombies are supposed to drop a piece of paper named "Test" but it just screws up the whole zombie drop and not dropping anything at all. Here is the part where the zombie is going to drop a named ...
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How can I bypass the “too expensive” cap for the anvil in Minecraft?

So I did a bit of googling and came across this forum. It states that anvils are "capped" at level 40, i.e., anything that costs more than 40 levels to enchant, rename, or repair, is "too expensive". ...