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Questions tagged [minecraft]

Mojang's exploration and survival based sandbox game in almost endless, procedurally generated worlds. This tag is for (vanilla) Minecraft on the PC. See the tag wiki for related tags. Please note that questions requesting technical support for modded Minecraft crash issues are off-topic.

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Mob farming: 240-radius of air vs. 128-radius of lit caves

Mobs spawn naturally within a square group of chunks centered on the player, 15×15 chunks (240×240 blocks). When there are multiple players, mobs can spawn within the given distance of any of them....
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How do I execute if a player is not looking at an entity?

I am trying to make a weeping angel on realms. I tried doing this in Minecraft 1.13 but I could not find a way to make the weeping angel armor stand move when a player looks away from it and not ...
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Minecraft says “servers are down for maintenance”

When I try to join a server it says: Failed to connect to server Failed to login: The authentication servers are currently down for maintenance. YES, I have checked if they were ...
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Why can I hear what sounds like a child talking to me on Minecraft?

I'm doing a multiplayer with a friend. I was near a cave when I heard the usual wind and creepy sounds you hear in the game. But I picked up a word. I realised that there was a voice but all I heard ...
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Minecraft Java on Windows 10 [duplicate]

My niece would like to play Minecraft with me, but I have/play on Java only and her laptop's operating system is Windows 10, are you able to get the Java edition of Minecraft on Windows 10 or can it ...
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Minecraft Realm Operator Glitched [duplicate]

The commands for Operators aren't working on realms in Minecraft. We've reset the server, de-opped and re-opped. It doesn't work. If anyone knows any reason or fix for this please let me know. We were ...
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Broke my Minecraft Server

I just spent 6 hours building a giant hole under the entire End in Minecraft. I am in 1.8 because I like that version and it has my server. But, I wanted to change the floor to dirt with tall grass, ...
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Execute if facing a direction minecraft

In Minecraft, I'm creating a tube that is meant to take you up and down floors. The way I want to accomplish this is such that if you're facing down in the tube, you go down, and if you're facing up, ...
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When working with NBTs in commands, what data type is assumed when values don't have a letter suffix?

Let's say you want to summon a sheep that glows. You'd probably go for /summon minecraft:sheep ~ ~ ~ {Glowing:1b}. And hey-ho, it works as expected. Glowing sheep. Then to screw around some more and ...
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Commands not working on Minecraft Realms?

I am an operator (OP) on my friends Realm. Today I tried to play and noticed that no commands would work for me, or anyone else granted OP. They only worked for the owner of said realm. He has de-...
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Why isn't any slash commands working on Minecraft Windows 10? [duplicate]

My cheats are enabled, and I was using them last night but this morning when I logged in my slash commands are reading "Unknown Command" You must have permission etc. I do play in the dark at night ...
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Are you more likely to find a monster in a cave during the day?

Because some monsters can't stay overground during the day or they will set fire it would make sense for them to stay underground. Since monsters spawn overground more during the night do they spawn ...
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What blocks pushable by pistons make comparators emit signal?

Do any other blocks than cauldron, pushable by pistons, let comparator emit a signal? I wanted to try making a 'program tape' encoding more than just binary signal through transparent/solid blocks, ...
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Minecraft Launcher has Grayed-out Profile Settings

Why do I have grayed out options for the Profile Editor?
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Command block to fill a chest with a book specific text 1.13.2

I'm working on a small adventure map for friend and I'm curious if there is a possibility to fill a chest with book with specific text everytime the player opens this chest? Mc 1.13.2 vanilla
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Can you breed fish in Minecraft?

While I play Minecraft, my spawn is usually far away from a coral biome, and sometimes I like to bring fish back in buckets. Is there something that you can do, maybe place certain blocks (Like to ...
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Can I get a lightning with chanelling trident during a storm in a no-rain biome?

My base is at the edge of a savanna biome, some corners sticking out into other biomes. When I get storms, the sky gets dark, I hear thunder strikes, most of the area remains dry though, only some ...
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Minecraft weird graphic issue Minecraft 1.13.2

Hello on this picture you see my weird graphic issue (Watch near door). I hope someone know how to fix this :) What i tried to fix this issue: Reinstall Minecraft Checked if issue only exist in MP (...
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Does forceloading chunks put a lot of stress on the server

For a project on a minecraft server I used the new /forceload command to keep some chunks loaded. There is probably about 10 chunks not counting the spawn chunks that are forceloaded. I've also ...
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Making a bow shoot more than one arrow at once

How can I make a bow that shoots 5 arrows with 1 shot? In general, how can I make a bow that shoots more arrows in a single shot than the normal bow?
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Is there a way to see how far you are in an advancement in Minecraft?

Me and some of my friends are taking on a challenge to get all of the advancements you can get in minecraft, and while I was trying to get the "A Balanced Diet" advancement I realized that you cannot ...
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30 day name change restriction for Minecraft [duplicate]

I tried searching this on google and looking at the question-answer websites like this one, looking at Youtube for answers, But had no luck, so I decided to make this question here. So... I want to ...
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Iron golem fall damage

How many blocks does it take to kill an Iron Golem?
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Minecraft - Custom Dimensions for Servers [closed]

Would it be possible to create custom dimensions on servers by using plugins and custom-generated separate worlds? Has this been done already?
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What counts as a 'player kill' for purposes of mob loot/XP?

...other than obvious - sword, bow, punching. For example, the wiki has an entry on Zombie Pigman: Rare drops 2.5% chance to drop a gold ingot if killed by a player 8.5% chance to drop ...
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Is there a way to turn a witch into a villager?

Once a villager gets struck by lightning and becomes a witch, is it possible to cure it and turn it back into a villager like how you can cure a zombie villager?
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Minecraft: After tunneling via ssh I get the following

So I have a similar problem to this thread: Using SOCKS with Minecraft Addison Crump's "another method" essentially helped me coming to the point where I am now. I did the following: I replaced my ...
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Fast or silent efficient trashcan

After recently centralizing item storage and sorting at my base, I found myself with some chests approaching overflowing. Especially some mixed farms (like the generic mob farm) produce more of some ...
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Talking to moving NPCs in Minecraft 1.13 (Java edition)

Context: In order to trigger a chat message "from" NPCs - say villagers - when approaching them, I am using an always-active repeat-command block (A), a redstone-signal-sensitive impulse-command ...
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How do I escape a ton of entities crashing my game

So I was making a command with arrows and I accidentally made them duplicate every tick. Now they are crashing my game every time I join my world. Is there any way I can remove all the arrows? I've ...
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Why are my creepers not spawning?

I built a creeper farm recently (illmangos design). On his video the creepers were spawning pretty frequently, but i dont get as many spawns. (I get some spawns, just not the ratio i was hoping for) ...
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How Can I Prevent A Thief Stealing My Loot In Minecraft [closed]

I play on a server on minecraft ps4 edition (i call multiplayer games servers) i havent been the target of a thief yet but how can i prevent it when the time comes?
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Make hole with snowballs in Minecraft 1.13.2

How can I make it so when a snowball hits snow the snow disappears? I am in 1.13.2 and trying to make a snowball spleef game. /execute at @e[type=snowball,tag=ground] run fill ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ snow ...
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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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Command for filling storage with items..? [closed]

Is there a command for filling any storage unit with items? If so, please let me know.
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Transferred my singleplayer world onto a multiplayer server hoster and lost my inventory

I wanted to host a multiplayer vanilla survival server on Aternos for a Discord I frequent. After opening the server, not only is my skin gone, but my inventory is, too! I'm not sure what happened ...
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minecraft server is running on linux, nmap reports ports are open, on local lan. Can't connect to it

I'm running minecraft Server on Ubuntu 18.04 - the minecraft_server.jar. status says its running on the machine. nmap shows its running and ports are open. The local IP is 192.168.1.36 and the port ...
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Placing blocks on specific blocks only [duplicate]

I have one question. I have been creating some maps lately and I want to have a lever only place able on white wool. though I am always watching and reading tutorials on how to, but they don't seem to ...
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How to test for any mob death w/o scoreboard

I'm currently working on a simple thing where whenever an entity near me dies, it gives me an item. I can do all of this, save for test when an entity dies. On research, many solutions are there for ...
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What is a “Slime Chunk” and how do you find it?

I'm trying to make a slime farm, so I looked at the requirements for a slime to spawn, and it said I needed to find a "Slime Chunk". If anyone knows how to find this, please tell me.
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Can I get Minecraft Java AFTER buying Windows 10? [duplicate]

I bought Minecraft for Windows 10, and I also want Java so I can play with mods, but the Minecraft launcher doesn't say that I already have Minecraft, which I do. Is there a way to fix this?
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My two ps3 controllers log in to the same profile, why is this happening and how do I fix it?

So my sister and cousin are looking forward to playing minecraft on our ps3. They called me out to help after they couldn’t get both of them into the game. Apparently both the controllers are logged ...
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Long Minecraft Delays (1.12.2) [duplicate]

I have looked around the internet for methods of having big redstone delays (Up to 5 or 7 minutes), and multiple of these delays in a row, each delay sending a redstone signal to a command block then ...
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Can you completely live underground?

Like actually live underground. Tree farm underground. Wheat underground. Maybe farm animals underground? What are the problems with that? Or do you have to go up every once in a while to kill animals ...
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How do you put armor on a Horse in Minecraft 1.12.2

I tried to left-click to put armor on a horse, but couldn't put it on.
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How do i know if minecraft is bedrock or beta edition on android? [closed]

I noticed that the bedrock edition and the beta edition are different in many ways but I don't understand how And I don't know if mine is a beta or bedrock edition and if so does matter for playing ...
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How do I test for when someone kills all of the zombies in an area?

I have been trying to make a minecraft map in windows 10 edition but I can't get the setbock command to work if all of the mobs in the area have been killed.
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tellraw problem with portuguese and spanish text

always when the message contains some accent in some letter, it returns an error in json instead of working. Text Example: ýay Result: [RCON] Invalid chat component: End of input at line 1 column ...
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I killed a naturally spawning iron golem. How do I fix my village reputation?

There was an Iron Golem that was affecting my spawn rates in my farm, and so now my village reputation has been reduced. What is the best way to improve my village reputation in 1.13.2?
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How do I summon an armor stand with a steve head, leather armor, and posable body parts?

I'm trying to make an animation with armor stands, and I currently have this command: /summon armor_stand -375.5 37 -599.5 {ShowArms:1,NoBasePlate:1,ArmorItems:[{id:leather_boots,Count:1b},{id:...