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Controls or queries what mob events are allowed to run.


mobevent <event: MobEvent> [value: Boolean]


event: MobEvent: enum

Specifies the event(s) to control or query. Must be one of the following:
minecraft:ender_dragon_event for the event that spawns an ender dragon,
minecraft:pillager_patrols_event for the event that spawns an illager patrol,
minecraft:wandering_trader_event for the event that spawns a wandering trader,
events_enabled for the event subsystem. When this is disabled, no events occur; when enabled, only enabled events occur.

value: Boolean: enum

If specified, true enables the events and false disables them. If omitted, the current enabled status is displayed.


Fails if arguments are not specifed correctly.

On success,

  • enables or disables the event subsystem if enable_events was specified.
  • enables or disables the event if an event name was specified.
  • displays the enabled or disabled status if value: Boolean was omitted.


CommandEditionSituationSuccess Count
anyBedrock EditionOn fail0
On success1


To disable all events:

/mobevent events_enabled false

To enable wandering traders to be spawned (while the event subsystem is enabled):

/mobevent minecraft:wandering_trader_event true

To query the status of pillager patrol generation:

/mobevent minecraft:pillager_patrols_event


Bedrock Edition
1.11.0beta /mobevent.