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Ever bored with the vanilla weather? Storm is a plugin that adds a whole new range of weather mechanics to Bukkit servers.



  • Acid Rain: Green rain, which damages players and animals, as well as deteriorates blocks. Turn a 'grey day' into a 'radioactive-green' day!
  • Blizzards: Makes snow a real threat! Players and entities caught outside during a blizzard will experience snow acting as slow sand, limited visibility, and cold damage, so long as they are not inside or near a heating block.
  • Thunder Storms: If supercharged creepers were not already a threat, how will your players react to hordes of zombie pigmen? Thunder storms are massive discharges of lightning over a short period of time, in which players will be hard-pressed to survive.
  • Meteors: Fireballs trailed by explosions, burrowing in the ground, and flattening all entities in their path. Players who survive, however, can delight themselves with the ores the meteor leaves behind.
  • Wildfires: We can all safely say vanilla fires are boring. To spice up the game, we've added wildfires; a naturally occurring event in which entire forests will be devoured by fire with pre-1.6B physics.
  • Earthquakes: With massive rifts opening up, screens shaking, and blocks flying about, Storm earthquakes will be an experience for your players to remember. Seems to be bugging in Version2.3
  • Volcanoes: Large mounds of lava spurting out of the ground, explosions and flying lava bombs. Fun, fun, fun. Seems to be bugging in Version2.3

Getting started with Storm

If you are a visual learner, this video by WoopaGaming is for you! Some information is outdated, but the gist remains the same.

You can gain some more in-depth information from this "Curse Minecraft Spotlight" on Storm, as it presents most of the features of Storm in a nice format. Thanks to Xenius01 of Curse for this one!

Storm has a command for all its weather types:

/acidrain/<command> [world]storm.acidrain.commandStarts acid rain in specified world.
/blizzard/<command> [world]storm.blizzard.commandStarts a blizzard in specified world.
/thunderstorm/<command> [world]storm.thunderstorm.commandStarts a thunder storm in specified world.
/wildfire/<command> [world]storm.wildfire.commandStarts a wildfire where player is looking at.
/meteor/<command> [world]storm.meteor.commandSpawns a meteor and targets the block the player is looking at.
/volcano/<command> [world]storm.volcano.commandSpawns a volcano at the targeted block.
/earthquake/<command> [world]storm.earthquake.commandSpawns a earthquake at the targeted block.
/cracks/<command> [world]storm.earthquake.commandSpawns a crevice at the targeted block.

And immunity permissions from their associated weathers:

Acid Rain Damagestorm.acidrain.immunePrevents damage from acid rain.
Blizzard Damagestorm.blizzard.immunePrevents damage from blizzards.
Lightning Attractionstorm.lightning.immunePrevents extra damage from lightning & lightning attraction.
Meteor Damagestorm.meteor.immunePrevents damage from meteor shockwaves.

If Storm doesn't load, first, make sure that you are running a compatible build of Storm. For example, 0.1.2 will run only on Bukkit 1.4.6, while 0.1.2 R1 will only run on 1.4.7. You can see the supported versions in the Files menu. If that doesn't work or Storm throws exceptions, leave a ticket.

When asking for support...

...please answer the following questions: they help us get back to you quicker and consequently address any issues faster.

  • What Storm version are you running? Be specific.
  • What server implementation are you running (usually CraftBukkit)?
  • What Minecraft version are you running?
  • What is the issue you are experiencing?
  • Provide a traceback, if the issue is a crash and a log is available.

Storm Usage

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  • Avatar of AstralRevenant AstralRevenant Feb 25, 2015 at 22:35 UTC - 0 likes

    Great concept for a plugin, can't wait for those tornadoes, tsunamis, missing weather effects & more! :-)


    Hosting a survival multiplayer minecraft server. The server address is "", (between the quotes). The client is spigot 1.8(latest). :-)

  • Avatar of adamk523 adamk523 Feb 21, 2015 at 19:11 UTC - 0 likes

    @IIMewII: Go

    Thanks for keeping us informed! Best of luck with whatever's going on. :)

    Last edited Feb 21, 2015 by adamk523
  • Avatar of BlackL0tus BlackL0tus Feb 21, 2015 at 08:38 UTC - 0 likes

    @IIMewII: Go

    Thanks :D

  • Avatar of IIMewII IIMewII Feb 17, 2015 at 18:11 UTC - 1 like

    Everyone please read the page before posting saying the current version doesnt work ect. Since I am the only person working on storm atm and I have been having computer problems and life problems I have not been able to work on storm. In 2 weeks from posting this I will be getting a new computers and I will have a update out on storm in a day or two after that.

    Please bere with me in getting storm 1.8 ready> I am aware it is not compatible with 1.8 spigot or 1.7.10 spigot but as I said I will get one out asap

  • Avatar of BlackL0tus BlackL0tus Feb 15, 2015 at 09:40 UTC - 0 likes

    The plugin doesn't work for Spigot 1.8.1 I use Storm V2.3 My mc version is 1.8.1

  • Avatar of 0dayRUDE 0dayRUDE Feb 13, 2015 at 20:49 UTC - 0 likes

    @Pitsols12: Go

    This is what I get for my spigot 1.8

    Warning: [Storm] Storm is not compatible with the current MC version: meteors, volcanoes and earthquakes disabled.
  • Avatar of Pitsols12 Pitsols12 Jan 26, 2015 at 00:29 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey I am Running spigot 1.8 and this plugin half works for me, no meteor, volcano, earthquakke, cracks, just rain, storms, and blizzards.. HELP PLEASE!

    Love the thoughts behind the plugin, but getting it to agree with my server is a pain atm and idk what else im doing wrong or could be etc.

  • Avatar of Icynene Icynene Jan 21, 2015 at 20:38 UTC - 0 likes

    @god1sdead: Go

    I'm the original author of Storm, and though I no longer maintain it I check IIMewII's work as he updates the plugin. He has not made any significant changes to the original Storm code (yet); instead he's admirably updated it so that it can run on 1.8 servers.

    Essentially, by claiming this plugin "hacks your server" (note that I deleted your earlier comment: that should've been a hint), you're accusing me, not IIMewII, of being shady. And that's not cool.

    Storm has been up for over two years now, and not once has there been any incident. On top of this, the BukkitDev staff manually verify a plugin's integrity before it becomes available to the public, so the chances of any illegitimate code passing through their filter is small.

    The bottom line is that without any proof you're only making yourself look silly while ticking me off. If you have some beef with IIMewII, take it up with him directly; don't spam this plugin page. Doing so is just childish.

    Last edited Jan 21, 2015 by Icynene

    The spice must flow.


  • Avatar of IIMewII IIMewII Jan 21, 2015 at 01:51 UTC - 1 like

    OK Build coming out earthquakes working but blocks are not getting modified I just finished exams so Ill be working harder on storm with the update coming tommorrow. ATM a fully compatible is having start up issues so yea... We are working as hard as possible to get 100% working storm

  • Avatar of justin393 justin393 Jan 18, 2015 at 20:24 UTC - 1 like

    Any ETA?

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Date created
Jul 27, 2012
Last update
Dec 21, 2014
Development stage
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