Smart Items



The goal of this mod is to allow items on the ground to interact with the block below and give Dispenser some new abilities.

  • Saplings that land on dirt or grass will plant themselves.
  • Crops that land on farmland will become Planted in a 3x3 area.
  • Nether wart will plant on its self on soul sand in a 3x3 area.
  • Bone meal that lands on/in a plant will cause it to grow.
  • Items Passing over a powered workbench will be Crafted into the item in its Item frame.
  • A powered workbench can Craft water potions if water is above the workbench.
  • A Powered cauldron will pick up Items Below it, and place into a container, or on top.
  • If an Item Frame is placed on a cauldron or hopper it will only accept items like the one in the frame.
  • Tools in dispensers will affect a cone of blocks directly in front the dispenser, and animals. (Shovels , Axes, Pickaxes, Hoes, Fishing Rods, and Shears)
  • Food near two animals will cause them to breed.
  • Empty buckets near cows will fill with milk.

Tips and Tricks

Images of some Gagets
Vsit the Tips and Tricks Page for more ideas.

How To Install and run

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Place .jar file in your plugins directory.
  3. edit/create Config File
  4. Run the server.


CropPlantingTimer: 120 # time in ticks before a seed plants
TreePlantingTimer: 120 # time in ticks before a sapling becomes a sapling block
UseWorldGuard: true # Will disable tree planting, dispenser tools and blocks in any region.
AllowAutoCraft: true # allows auto craft system
AllowBreeding: true # Stops animals from making babes when near food.
AllowCauldronLift: true # turns off Cauldron ability to lift items.
Arrows2Items: true # arrows become arrow items after impact.
DispenserUsesTools: true # allows Dispenser to use Tools
AllowDispensingBlocks: true # allows Dispenser to drop blocks as blocks
DispenserRange: 1 # extends range of Dispensers tool use 0 = 3x3, 3 = 3x6
DisabledWorlds: world1_nether,world1 # worlds ignored by the mod.

Know Problems

  • Delete old Config Files to prevent crashes!
  • Problems with new Tree types
  • Some Auto Crafting problems with complex items, like fireworks.

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  • Avatar of 789101112 789101112 Jun 01, 2016 at 19:09 UTC - 0 likes

    @ThatPolishKid: Go

    hoping for updates too; such a great plugin... any auto-plant alternatives out there?

    edit: found and

    Last edited Jul 07, 2016 by 789101112
  • Avatar of ThatPolishKid ThatPolishKid Jun 01, 2016 at 17:38 UTC - 0 likes

    So, uh, any news?

  • Avatar of ThatPolishKid ThatPolishKid Mar 20, 2016 at 02:54 UTC - 0 likes

    @Splated: Go

    Right, but the problem is I do want both... I would like to dispense TNT as an entity, but place regular blocks out of dispensers

  • Avatar of Splated Splated Mar 02, 2016 at 12:10 UTC - 0 likes

    @ThatPolishKid: Go

    set AllowDispensingBlocks: to false that should solve the tnt problem

    Last edited Mar 02, 2016 by Splated


  • Avatar of ThatPolishKid ThatPolishKid Nov 07, 2015 at 16:10 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey, i love this plugin, but it messes with TNT being dropped as an entity using the block-placing dispenser system Please fix??

  • Avatar of Arrawn1306 Arrawn1306 Jan 21, 2015 at 08:57 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey splated im back on minecraft and will still be using your plugin lemme know if ever you do what you said in last post and separate the plugin into many.. im interested on in the auto tree-replant feature that would be nice to have only it to reduce memory use since im not using the auto replant crops and crafting features :)

    ignore my signature, forgot to change it

    Last edited Jan 21, 2015 by Arrawn1306

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  • Avatar of CommodoreAlpha CommodoreAlpha Oct 13, 2014 at 18:40 UTC - 0 likes

    Just wanted to let you know I've been getting this error recently - by the looks of it, it has to do with the WG dependency. I'm using a 6.x version of WG instead of a 5.x version, which may explain this error.

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  • Avatar of Splated Splated Aug 17, 2014 at 05:27 UTC - 0 likes

    @CommodoreAlpha: Go

    Im planing to move, auto crafting , auto planting, hopper filters, and auto breeding to I don't know yet if I'm adding the dispenser tools yet.

  • Avatar of CommodoreAlpha CommodoreAlpha Aug 16, 2014 at 04:43 UTC - 0 likes

    Can we make it so that dispensers will only dispense certain blocks as blocks and other blocks as just items?

  • Avatar of Splated Splated Aug 02, 2014 at 02:06 UTC - 0 likes

    @pyropanda01: Go Cool but How do you restock the dispenser with command blocks?

    I have in the past made mob farms and used the drops to make fireworks. :P


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