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This page describes an education-related feature. 
This feature is available only in Education Edition or when enabling the "Education Edition" option in Bedrock Edition.
ability
Permission level
required

1

Restrictions

Cheat only

Sets or queries player with a specific ability.

Syntax[]

ability <player: target> <ability: Ability> [value: Boolean]
ability <player: target> [ability: Ability]

Arguments[]

player: target: CommandSelector<Player>

Specifies the target for which to grant/revoke/query the ability.

ability: Ability

Specifies the player ability.
These abilities are:
  • worldbuilder gives the selector the ability to become a world builder.
  • mayfly lets the selector fly.
  • mute mutes the selector. If they chat, no one can hear (or see) them.

value: Boolean: boolean

Specifies the value to set the ability to, must be either true or false. If not specified, returns the current ability's value.

Result[]

Fails if the arguments are not specified correctly.

On success, Sets the player ability into the specified ability. If value: Boolean isn't specified, returns whether the player has the specified ability. If ability: Ability isn't specified, returns what abilities the player has.

History[]

Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.16.0build 1Added /ability.
?Added the function of query.
Education Edition
?Added /ability.
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