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This page describes content that exists only in outdated versions of Java Edition. 
This command was superseded by the /data command in Java Edition 1.13.
blockdata
Permission level
required

2

Restrictions

None

Modifies the data tag of a block.

Syntax[]

blockdata <x> <y> <z> <dataTag> <UserCreator>

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:Steve}).

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[]

History[]

Java Edition
1.814w02aAdded /blockdata.
1.1317w47aRemoved /blockdata as its features are merged into /data.
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