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This page describes content that exists only in outdated versions of Java Edition. 
This command was superseded by the /data command in Java Edition 1.13.

Modifies the data tag of an entity.

Syntax[]

entitydata <entity> <dataTag>

Arguments[]

entity
Specifies the entity(ies) to be modified. Must be an entity UUID or the @e target selector.
dataTag
Specifies the data tag elements to be added to, or overwrite elements of, the specified entity (data tags cannot be removed and strings cannot be set to a null value). Must be a compound NBT tag (for example, {CustomName:Steve}).

Result[]

Fails if the arguments are not specified correctly, or if entity fails to resolve to one or more non-player entities (players cannot be changed).

On success, modifies the data tag of the targeted entity or entities.

Examples[]

  • To prevent all zombies from picking up loot:
    entitydata @e[type=zombie] {CanPickUpLoot:0}

History[]

Java Edition
1.814w32bAdded /entitydata.
1.1317w45bRemoved /entitydata as its features are merged into /data.

See also[]

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