Minecraft – How to get an item with the same name as the nearest player


Something along the lines of:

/give @p diamond_sword 1 0 {display:{Name:@p}} 

but this obviously is not working. How can I do this?

Best Answer

I spent I few hours researching this one! An answer by JooshNF:

This is not possible unless you know all the players who will press it. If so, you would need a setup like this;


Command 1: /execute @e[type=WitherSkull] ~ ~ ~ /testfor @p[name=(player's name),r=5]

Command 2: /setblock x y z command_block 0 replace {Command:"/give @p (item) 1 0 {display:{Name"(player's name)"}}}

To summon witherskull: /summon WitherSkull ~ ~ ~ {direction:[0.0,0.0,0.0]} So, this is basically impossible.

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