Minecraft has a series of commands and cheats, which allow you to profoundly change the game experience. Console commands work for Windows, macOS and Linux and also for iPhone, Android, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. They allow you to modify the climate, change the player’s status, summon animals and enemies and much more. Check out our list of Minecraft commands and cheats.
Minecraft commands and cheats
The commands that activate various cheats and effects in Minecraft can be activated in almost all versions of the game, both desktop (for Windows, macOS and Linux), and mobile (for iPhone, Android) and also for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
The exception is Minecraft Pi Edition, exclusive version for Raspberry Pi and the only one 100% free and free. Very limited, it is exclusively dedicated to teaching programming.
How to enter the cheats
The way to enter the cheats is very simple, just open the chat:
- On Windows, macOS or Linux, press the “T” key.
On PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, press ➡️ on the directional pad.
On iPhone and Android, tap the button to open the chat (ícone icon);
- Enter the command and confirm.
Just remember that all commands start with “/” and some ask for extra parameters, such as values and coordinates, so that they can work correctly.
When creating a new world, it is possible to determine whether it will support cheats or not. If the commands have been turned off, you will need to turn them back on:
- Press the “ESC” key and click “Open for LAN”;
- Click “Allow cheats” and leave “ON”.
Check out some Minecraft commands and cheats:
|Command||It is made|
|/list||Displays the list of commands|
|/gamemode [0, 1, 2, 3]||Changes the game mode (Survival, Creative, Adventure and Spectator)|
|/give [name of item]||Materialize an item in your inventory|
|/kill [@r, @e, @a, @p]||Kill a random player, all entities, all players or the nearest player|
|/time set [23000, noon, 12000, midnight]||Changes the time for sunrise, noon, sunset or midnight|
|/time set [day, night]||Switch to day or night|
|/weather [clear, rain, snow, thunder] [duration time]||Change the weather to open sky, rain, snow or storm|
|/instantmine||Mining instantly with any weapon|
|/dropstore||Summons a chest and stores all your inventory in it|
|/summon [name of entity]||Summons an entity|
|/give [player name] [item]||Materializes an item in another player’s inventory|
|/spawnpoint [player name] [x, y, z]||Specifies a point on the map as a respawn location, where the character will reappear after dying. You need to define the coordinates in x, y and z|
|/falldamage, /firedamage and /waterdamage||Turns off damage by falling, fire or water|
|/instantplant||Makes planted seeds grow instantly|
|/duplicate||Doubles the list of items in your inventory and materializes them on the floor|
Minecraft has a multitude of commands and cheats, and you can find more of them on sites that specialize in relating them all, such as DigMinecraft.