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Storm is a plugin that adds a whole new range of weather mechanics to Minecraft and Bukkit. Ever bored with the lame Minecraft weather? Then this plugin is for you!



  • 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.
  • Volcanoes: Large mounds of lava spurting out of the ground, explosions and flying lava bombs. Fun, fun, fun.

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 Some information is outdated, but the gist remains the same.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 DerpyGoldfish DerpyGoldfish Apr 09, 2014 at 13:11 UTC - 0 likes

    Meteor, Volcano, Earthquake, and Cracks don't work: "Unknown Command"

  • Avatar of Icynene Icynene Apr 01, 2014 at 00:26 UTC - 0 likes

    I've added a poll regarding the usage of Storm's weathers.

    Depending on the results of the poll, weather types will be dropped and improved from Storm: it's clear that the plugin cannot continue as-is any longer.

    Please take the poll, so we can tailor this plugin into a working, useable form that appeals to you!

    Last edited Apr 01, 2014 by Icynene

    The spice must flow.


  • Avatar of Keoni506 Keoni506 Mar 21, 2014 at 08:44 UTC - 0 likes

    How do you stop lava from volcanos? I deleted a volcano with w/e and the lava blocks kept jumping out.

  • Avatar of Noxus001 Noxus001 Mar 13, 2014 at 03:35 UTC - 0 likes

    Doesn't run very good for us on 1.7.2-R0.2 or 1.7.2-R0.3. Complains alot about the End World. Would love to have control over were the events were happening as well. Like if we could make a volcano spawn at a specific coordinate. This WAS one of our favorite plugins. :( Would love to see an update......

    Last edited Mar 29, 2014 by Noxus001
  • Avatar of owenk123 owenk123 Feb 26, 2014 at 16:45 UTC - 0 likes

    /meteor dont work

  • Avatar of DanSpedey DanSpedey Feb 22, 2014 at 14:06 UTC - 0 likes

    I'm running storm v2.2 With spigot 1.7 Does not randomly put weather on world. Here is error:

  • Avatar of Nate_Gleason Nate_Gleason Feb 20, 2014 at 22:45 UTC - 0 likes

    BukkitPlugin Developer: [Nate] Hey Guys, me and Bryson are currently working on a new weather type for the Plugin, it will include Tsunamis! We are going to be adding spinning sky's, whirlpools, & even cruise boats!

    Use the link below to see a glimpse of what to expect!

    What to Expect. . .

  • Avatar of Sunconure11 Sunconure11 Feb 20, 2014 at 22:25 UTC - 0 likes

    Why dosen't acid rain damage me? I was using the CraftBukkit Beta Build (1.7.2-R0.3).

    Also, can you add a limit on how big volcanos get? I had to disable the plugin because I spawned a volcano and the server lagged like hell.

    Last edited Feb 20, 2014 by Sunconure11
  • Avatar of lordarrani lordarrani Feb 07, 2014 at 20:20 UTC - 1 like

    Also, a little suggestion, perhaps you could change the rain particles into the slime drip particles during an acid rain shower! I'm not code savvy, but if you could figure it out, it would be pretty cool!

  • Avatar of lordarrani lordarrani Feb 06, 2014 at 00:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Any chance that you could add world edit support (so some regions have acid rain and some have normal)

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Date created
Jul 27, 2012
Last update
Dec 19, 2013
Development stage
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