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Griefing Protection

ProtectionStones allows a player to place a special block, and this protects their area from griefing.

This small plugin was inspired by PreciousStones but only has the property protection blocks. This allows players to place one of three types of ore blocks to protect their property.

The player doesn't require any special permissions, they just need to get one of the three following ore blocks which you can give or sell in game using other plugins:

Coal Ore gives 11x11x11 protection area.

Lapis Ore gives 21x21x21 protection area.

Diamond Ore gives 41x41x41 protection area.

See the Configuration Page if you would like to change the block types, the dimensions or even set the Y-Axis to be from sky to bedrock, set group limiting, etc.

When the player places the block it creates a WorldGuard Region that gives the player ownership of that area and in turn grief protection. If the player breaks the ProtectionStone then they get the stone back and the region is removed from WorldGuard's Region List.

To install simply copy the ProtectionStones.jar file to your plugins folder, no configuration necessary. The following Ore Blocks are supported as the defaults: Coal Ore, Lapis Ore, Diamond Ore.

ProtectionStones Regions

ProtectionStones Creates WorldGuard Regions with the following naming convention:




The x, y, and z coordinates are the location of the placed ProtectionStone which is in the center of the WorldGuard Region it creates. If the Region.SKYBEDROCK Setting is set to "true" (see the Configuration Page) then Y-Axis of the ProtectionStone isn't necessarily the vertical center of the region.

Incompatible with PreciousStones

Both plugins act on the same kind of ore blocks and have the same command name of "/ps".

Requires WorldGuard

WorldGuard is used to create and remove regions when the blocks are placed, otherwise ProtectionStones won't do anything (set not to load if WorldGuard isn't found).

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  • Avatar of feiyui feiyui May 11, 2016 at 14:50 UTC - 0 likes Sorry I've a some problem !! what should I do? Plz . . I need help !!

    Last edited May 11, 2016 by feiyui
  • Avatar of TheRichGamerHD TheRichGamerHD May 04, 2016 at 12:42 UTC - 0 likes

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  • Avatar of ew75726 ew75726 Apr 12, 2016 at 14:46 UTC - 0 likes

    So far with 1.9 the base functionality of this plugin seems to be working fine. I've run into an issue with /ps flag. Anytime a user tries to run this command an error message is given in chat and the following shows up in the console.

    [07:35:00] [Server thread/ERROR]: null
    org.bukkit.command.CommandException: Unhandled exception executing command 'ps' in plugin ProtectionStones v1.9j
    	at org.bukkit.command.PluginCommand.execute( ~[spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at org.bukkit.command.SimpleCommandMap.dispatch( ~[spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at org.bukkit.craftbukkit.v1_9_R1.CraftServer.dispatchCommand( ~[spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.PlayerConnection.handleCommand( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.PlayerConnection.a( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.PacketPlayInChat.a( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.PacketPlayInChat.a( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.PlayerConnectionUtils$ [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at java.util.concurrent.Executors$ Source) [?:1.8.0_73]
    	at Source) [?:1.8.0_73]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.SystemUtils.a(SourceFile:45) [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.MinecraftServer.D( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.DedicatedServer.D( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at net.minecraft.server.v1_9_R1.MinecraftServer.C( [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at [spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	at Source) [?:1.8.0_73]
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    	at java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap.putVal(Unknown Source) ~[?:1.8.0_73]
    	at java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap.putAll(Unknown Source) ~[?:1.8.0_73]
    	at java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap.<init>(Unknown Source) ~[?:1.8.0_73]
    	at ~[?:?]
    	at com.axeldios.ProtectionStones.ProtectionStones.onCommand( ~[?:?]
    	at org.bukkit.command.PluginCommand.execute( ~[spigot-1.9.2.jar:git-Spigot-f6feaaa-3dc138d]
    	... 15 more
  • Avatar of reintheoretisch reintheoretisch Apr 11, 2016 at 07:31 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello, I am also having the issue that players can not harm any mobs their own protected area. How can I fix this?

    Last edited Apr 11, 2016 by reintheoretisch
  • Avatar of andreiramona09 andreiramona09 Apr 02, 2016 at 19:48 UTC - 0 likes
  • Avatar of andreiramona09 andreiramona09 Mar 31, 2016 at 17:42 UTC - 0 likes

    sorry but you can't use that here crafting table


    anti-griefing at it's help pls

  • Avatar of xendeavour xendeavour Mar 10, 2016 at 04:37 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello. I have a problem where my users can place protection stones normally, but I cant and I am an OP. Also, it's not saying "Welcome to player's region" and stuff when they place PS stones

  • Avatar of TheRichGamerHD TheRichGamerHD Mar 10, 2016 at 04:29 UTC - 0 likes

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  • Avatar of OddeCraft OddeCraft Feb 07, 2016 at 16:31 UTC - 0 likes

    How can i set a p-stone in my Protected Spawn area i need to set it there because i want to sell them

  • Avatar of Mackan90096 Mackan90096 Jan 30, 2016 at 17:57 UTC - 0 likes

    Why can users place and break blocks inside someone else's PS area? How do I fix it?

    Running a 1.8.8 spigot server with the latest PS jar and WG 6.1


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