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How To Use Minecraft Commands And Cheats

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Cheats are frowned upon in gaming but as long as you do not other players, they should not have a say in how you play. Minecraft is vast and only limited by your imagination. There are tons of things that you can do and with that using cheats gives you God-like abilities to change anything that you want to. This guide will show you all Minecraft commands and cheats.

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How To Use Minecraft Commands And Cheats

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Minecraft is more about customizing your world, it gives you an avenue to design a utopian scenario which may never happen in real life but you have the power to digitally create something authentic and reflective of your own nature.

Cheats and commands in Minecraft helps to take off some of the limitations that game has on players, you can use cheats to level up or get something that was not possible to get in the game at that particular moment.

To enter Minecraft commands, you will need to press the (/) key to open up the chat window. Once it is on the screen you can then enter the commands there. Using the up and down keys help to scroll previous commands enter so that you do not have to type the entire thing again.

Pressing Tab key will show you the possible options that you can cycle through for the command.

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You will need to enable cheats in order for them to work, most single-player games will have them disabled by default. To enable them you will have to open the game to LAN and then select “Allow Cheats”. This won’t be turned off until you leave your world.

There are shortcuts for individual player prompts that you need to remember as it will help you select specific targets:

@p = the nearest player to you
@r = a random player
@a = all players in the world
@e = all entities in the world
@s = you

Your coordinates are expressed as x y z and x shows your distance with the east (+) or west (-) from the z being the point of origin. Similarly, distance to y shows your distance south (+) or north (-) from the point of origin, while y is the height from the origin point with a range from 0 to 255 with sea level being at 64.

The following are Minecraft Commands to alter values in the game:

/kill [player]
Kill yourself (or specified player)

/tp [player] <x y z>
Teleport yourself (or specified player) to the coordinates entered

/effect <player|entity> <effect> [duration]
Applies the effect to the specified player or entity, for an option duration in seconds. A list of effect codes is here

/effect clear <player|entity> [effect]
Clear all effects, or optionally just the specified effect, from the player or entity

/enchant <player> <enchantment> [level]
Apply the enchantment to the specified player’s selected item, at an optional level. A list of enchantment code is here

/experience add <player> <amount>
Adds the stated amount of experience points to the specified player. Put the word levels on the end to add experience levels instead.

World and Environment Minecraft commands

/seed
Produces a seed code so you can recreate your world later

/setworldspawn [x y z]
Set the world spawn location to the player’s current position, or optionally specified coordinates if entered

/gamemode <type> [player]
Sets the game mode type (use survival, creative, adventure, or spectator) for yourself or an optional player

/gamerule <rule> [value]
Queries the value of a game rule, or amends it if an optional value is entered. A list of rule codes is here

/difficulty <level>
Sets the difficulty level (use peaceful, easy, normal, or hard)

/time set <value>
Sets the world game time, use 0 (Dawn), 1000 (Morning), 6000 (Midday), 12000 (Dusk), or 18000 (Night) as the value

/gamerule doDaylightCycle false
Turn off the day/night cycle, replace false with true to reactivate

/weather <type> [duration]
Sets the weather type (use clear, rain, or thunder) for an optional duration in seconds

/gamerule doWeatherCycle false
Turn off weather changes, replace false with true to reactivate

/clone <x1 y1 z1> <x2 y2 z2> <x y z>
Clones the blocks in the region between coordinates <x1 y1 z1> and <x2 y2 z2>, then places them with coordinates <x y z> in the lower northwest corner.

Item and Mob Minecraft commands

/give <player> <item> [quantity]
Adds an item to the player’s inventory, in a specified quantity if the item is stackable. A list of item codes is here

/gamerule keepInventory true
Keep your inventory items after you die, replace true with false to reverse

/summon <entity> [x y z]
Spawns the entity at the player’s location, or optionally specified coordinates if entered. A list of entity codes is here

This is all there is to know about how to use Minecraft Cheats and Commands, make sure that you check out other guides on Minecraft as well.

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