Commands/blockdata

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blockdata
Restrictions

Operator

First introduced

1.8 (14w02a)

Removed

1.13

Modifies the data tag of a block.

Syntax
blockdata <x> <y> <z> <dataTag>
Arguments
x y z
Specifies the coordinates of the block to be modified. May be provided in tilde notation to identify a position relative to the command's execution.
dataTag
Specifies the data tag elements to be added to, or overwrite elements of, the specified block. Must be a compound NBT tag (for example, {CustomName:Fred}).
Result
Fails if the arguments are not specified correctly, or if the block is "not a data holder block," as in it is not associated with a block entity.
On success, modifies the data tag of the targeted block.
Examples
To change the primary power of the beacon at (0,64,0) to Haste:
blockdata 0 64 0 {Primary:3}
See also