Summon Area Effect Cloud

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Minecraft Summon Area Effect Cloud Generator

Create a command to summon an area_effect_cloud entity. Use to create visual effects, especially related to potion particles and lingering potion effects. When the cloud is spawned, it can apply various effects to entities within its area.

Visual Cloud Particles

The following creates a visible flame particle circle.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:flame, Radius:3, Duration:400}

Potion Effect

The following creates a lingering potion effect of regeneration for 20 seconds.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:happy_villager, Potion:regeneration, Radius:3, Duration:400}

Color: Entity Effect

Particle effect Color can be set when the particle is entity_effect.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:entity_effect, Color:16701501, Radius:10, Duration:500}

Color: Dust

Particle dust color can be set with extra particle arguments. It\'s an odd addition, but it works.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:"dust 0.98 0.5 0.11 1", Radius:5, Duration:200}

Blocks and Item icons

Particles block, block_marker, and falling_dust can be set with extra particle argument of block.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:"block cobblestone", Radius:5, Duration:200}

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:"block_marker dirt", Radius:5, Duration:200}

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:"falling_dust sand", Radius:5, Duration:200}

Particle item can be set with extra particle argument of item.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:"item apple", Radius:5, Duration:200}

Effects

Clouds can have multiple potion effects, these work the same way as potions.

/summon area_effect_cloud ~ ~ ~ {Particle:ambient_entity_effect, Radius:5, Duration:200, Effects:[{Id:15, Duration:100, Amplifier:2, ShowParticles:1b, ShowIcon:1}, {Id:22, Duration:4, Amplifier:5, ShowParticles:1b, ShowIcon:1}]}

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Version History

12 Oct 2023
minecraft/mob-generator 1.6

added1.20.2 Support for ActiveEffects and Effects

31 Aug 2023
minecraft/mob-generator 1.5

addedarea_effect_cloud more options and effects
patchadded more decimals to mob items drop chance

17 Aug 2023
minecraft/mob-generator 1.4.1

addedarea_effect_cloud color

3 Aug 2023
minecraft/mob-generator 1.4

addedarea_effect_cloud
addedprefix control, command slash control


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