Minecraft: The Last Airbender



Minecraft: The Last Airbender

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Official Bending Server

IP - minecraftTLA.us.to

Server Status

If that server is full (and it usually is), feel free to check out any of the other "official" servers.

Dev build

Development builds of this project can be acquired at the provided continuous integration server. These builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk. This link has been removed because Bukkit doesn't like Github as a CI server.

Minecraft: The Last Airbender is a Minecraft plugin for a Bukkit server. It is designed for Survival Multiplayer, and allows players to choose an element to bend as the benders do in the world of Avatar (the stage of Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel The Legend of Korra).

Some quick notes: I will warn you that you will not be able to do everything they do in the show. There are limitations both in Minecraft and in Bukkit that prevent such extravagance. In the details of each discipline you can see exactly what you can do. As such, the description of the bending disciplines is a little altered to reflect their role in the world of Minecraft: The Last Airbender.


  • Play as a bender and choose which type you would like to be.
  • Battle other users and see who is the best of the best.
  • Compatible with WorldGuard, Factions, PreciousStones, GriefPrevention, and CreeperHeal. (Many more plugins will be added to this list)
  • Nothing is required client-side
  • Permissions support!


Users may bend water, earth, fire, air, or can go with being a chiblocker.. You may pick which type of bender you would like to be with the command: /bending choose [water/air/earth/fire/chi]. You may only choose one, with the exception of the Avatar, and you may never change it so be careful in your decision.


  • Specializes in maneuverability in and on the water.
  • Oceans are perfect for water benders.
  • Techniques range from shooting water that do damage, freezing lakes, or even pushing enemies back with powerful waves.
  • This bending style is a mixture of offensive and defensive.
  • Water bending opens up many options in bodies of water that are otherwise closed to the other disciplines.


  • Specializes in manipulating the earth around them.
  • Any area which contains land is perfect for earth benders.
  • They have the abilities to pull columns straight up from the earth, drill their way through any mountain and launch themselves through the air.
  • This bending style, like water bending, is a mixture of offensive and defensive.
  • Earth benders do not take fall damage as long as they land on the ground.


  • Specializes on destruction and incineration.
  • Any environment, besides on any bodies of water, is perfect for them.
  • They may create rings of fire on the ground, shoot lines of fire, and even create exploding fireballs.
  • This bending style is pure offensive, and very little mobility/defense.
  • Fireball is the only ability they may use that does not require any solid ground beneath them.


  • Specializes in mobility & defense.
  • The land is the ideal place for airbenders, although they may also bend over the water.
  • Bending air allows you to use wind to blast things away, forming a shield of air around you, or using a tornado to lift you, or your opponent, off of their feet.
  • This bending style is perfect for pacifists and explorers for they lack any raw damage output, but make up for it with their utility and speed.
  • Choosing air as your element increases your overall speed, decreases the rate of hunger and disables fall damage.

Chi Blocking

  • Specializes in bare handed combat.
  • Move faster, jump higher, take less fall damage.
  • Can block someones chi, stopping them from Bending for a short period of time.
  • Abilities range from Higher Jumps, Faster Punches, and Paralysis of enemies.

HELP! It's not working!

This is a Bukkit plugin, not a single player mod. It will never be a single player mod. Go to the Bukkit Wiki to set up your own server. You can play on it just like you would single player, and it requires nothing more than setting it up.

If anything is not working, look around for a development build of Bending.

Development progress

School has picked back up, so plugin development will be very intermittent at best. I've done away with the ordered releases, and will most likely be keeping 1.0.7 the "official" version until I release it as 1.1.0. It's a jump, I know, but if I were forced to stick to a schedule, the plugin would never get done. This is because there are things I like coding and want to code now, and I shouldn't have to wait just because I have something else planned for the version.

As such, there is no ETA on the release. The dev build will of course be updated as I add features, but 1.1.0 will only be officially released when everything is completed, and that could take a very long time.


If you're so inclined, donate here or click on the donate button at the top right.

No support for the plugins listed below will be offered here, please go to that plugin page for support.

  • Probending - Create Probending teams using the Bending Plugin.

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  • Avatar of smiggle0404 smiggle0404 Jul 24, 2013 at 21:37 UTC - 0 likes

    Will the 1.6.2 version be approved soon?

  • Avatar of orion304 orion304 Jul 24, 2013 at 21:12 UTC - 0 likes

    @livingston26: Go

    Read and download the dev build.

  • Avatar of livingston26 livingston26 Jul 24, 2013 at 21:06 UTC - 0 likes

    UPDATE IT FOR MINECRAFT 1.6.2 PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Avatar of orion304 orion304 Jul 24, 2013 at 20:42 UTC - 0 likes

    @Bca1849: Go

    Water Whip will not be added because it adds nothing that WaterManipulation can't already do, and Minecraft graphics will not make its animation work well.

    The layer of snow/freezing thing would have little purpose beyond what Surge + freeze does.

  • Avatar of Bca1849 Bca1849 Jul 24, 2013 at 17:39 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you make a move for waterbending where a waterbender can send a layer of snow on the ground, speeding at an opponent to freeze them. And would it be possible to add a water whip? Maybe have it be like torrent but it only goes a small distance and can be reused.

    Last edited Jul 24, 2013 by Bca1849
  • Avatar of orion304 orion304 Jul 24, 2013 at 04:38 UTC - 0 likes

    @animationhero421: Go

    If any canon bending is done that is able to be done in Minecraft and adds enough to the plugin, it will be added.

    @ninja5555: Go

    Check out the "Known Issues" about flying. As for smoke, that's probably because you have particle effects off, like Pixlaxe suggested.

  • Avatar of Pixlaxe Pixlaxe Jul 24, 2013 at 02:14 UTC - 0 likes


    For watermanipulation, it sounds as if your particle effects (in video settings in the options menu) might just be set to minimal. I might be wrong, but it's worth checking. I'm not sure about what you mean by "flying". If you mean the moves airspout/waterspout, those are toggled by left clicking with the move selected in your hotbar. As far as I know theres no way of double-tapping to fly unless you use the cheat /fly or are in creative mode.

  • Avatar of Danstryder Danstryder Jul 23, 2013 at 18:30 UTC - 0 likes

    @orion304: Go

    Is there any way of you updating at some point?

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  • Avatar of ninja5555 ninja5555 Jul 23, 2013 at 16:29 UTC - 0 likes

    We did this plugin in our server... But my friend (if he does dubble spacebar) cant fly anymore! And water is not perfectly working, with ''WaterManipulation'' you dont see smoke Please help me out!

    One Of The ZMS Games Owners... I edit plugins, and make them...

  • Avatar of animationhero421 animationhero421 Jul 23, 2013 at 16:19 UTC - 1 like

    In book 2, of the legend of korra, spirits, airbenders are getting/revealing their sub-element. Will anything be added to air if the sub-element proves good enough?


Date created
Jun 26, 2012
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