NBTEditor allows easy customization of many aspects of Minecraft, through the modification of NBT tags. This is not like any other NBT editor, entity customization is easy, using a book based GUI.

Features include:

  • Customization of entities;
  • Customization of spawners;
  • Renaming of items;
  • Creation of multi-effect potions, with no limits;
  • Enchantment of items, with no limits;
  • Dyeing of leather armor, with any RGB color;
  • Creation of player heads;
  • and much more...

Edit now, spawn later: The Book of Souls is most powerful feature of the NBTEditor, it allows for easy entity customization. Create bosses, custom villagers, flying creepers, flower pots or anything you like. No data files, no one-time customization, just keep the book safe and you can spawn as many entities as you like.

In addition to editing entities, you can edit spawners, potions, items (name, lore and enchantments) as well as player heads, beacons and jukeboxes.

All Items, Entities and Spawners are fully compatible with the Vanilla Minecraft!
Great for creating adventure maps!

The NBTEditor is not dead, it's in a deep coma!

Sorry for not making up to your (and mine) expectations...

I'm moving the documentation, links may be broken... The old documentation is still available here!


Commands | Permissions

Guide: Book of Souls
Guide: Editing Spawners
Guide: Extra Tools



NBTEditor is open-source under GPLv3.

Source Code | Dev. Builds

Dev. Builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk.

Please read the FAQ before asking questions.

The awesome NBTEditor logo was made by Sy_Gibbon from the french Minecraft community nefald.fr, they also have the documentation of NBTEditor and other plugins in french. Check them out.

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  • Avatar of baqizidi baqizidi Dec 05, 2015 at 12:27 UTC - 0 likes

    @goncalomb Why not support mcpc?

    Last edited Dec 05, 2015 by baqizidi
  • Avatar of Collserra Collserra Oct 19, 2015 at 00:48 UTC - 0 likes

    @TitanFoxx: Go

    Left clicking with a snowball will just "smash[ing] you in the face with it". I think you mean right clicking?

  • Avatar of reploidxzero reploidxzero Oct 12, 2015 at 04:21 UTC - 0 likes

    Been waiting for this August info, but it's now October without a word.

  • Avatar of AlbertMarty AlbertMarty Jul 26, 2015 at 12:09 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi Goncalomb! Any chance the version with BoS rabbit is ready yet?

  • Avatar of TitanFoxx TitanFoxx Jul 21, 2015 at 22:11 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey, I was curious if you could possibly add an ability for BoS mobs to "left click" items. For example if I give a BoS mob a snowball it will throw it as a projectile and not just try smashing me in the face with it.

  • Avatar of AaleX23 AaleX23 May 04, 2015 at 19:08 UTC - 2 likes

    Please update goncalomb. It's a great plugin

  • Avatar of PhanaticD PhanaticD Apr 29, 2015 at 08:02 UTC - 1 like

    @goncalomb: Go

    Hey were you still planning on updating this? would really love to use it on spigot 1.8.3

  • Avatar of baqizidi baqizidi Apr 15, 2015 at 14:28 UTC - 0 likes

    Why does not support 1.6.4 mcpc+

  • Avatar of goncalomb goncalomb Apr 11, 2015 at 18:00 UTC - 4 likes

    Thanks to all the people that are posting the bugs here and through email.

    Unfortunately I haven't had much time to fix/update code. With 1.8, this requires a huge code update. The NBTEditor v1.2 was just a compatibility update, apparently it did more harm than good, it now has multiple errors in several places.

    I'll probably be able to start fixing this next week. I'm strongly considering merging my other plugin (CustomItemsAPI) into the NBTEditor they share a substantial amount of code. This means that I don't have to keep updating all three projects separately (2 plugins and one library with the shared code) which is a real pain in the neck right now.

  • Avatar of AaleX23 AaleX23 Apr 11, 2015 at 11:05 UTC - 0 likes

    @PizzaHungry: Go

    I agree. It's a very cool plugin, but infortunately, there are bugs on books of souls.


Date created
Mar 12, 2013
Last update
Jan 16, 2015
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