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Essentials Command Reference
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Cheat bigtree essentials.bigtree Allow access to the /bigtree command.
Cheat break essentials.break Allows access to the /break command.
Cheat break essentials.break.bedrock Allows the breaking of bedrock.
Cheat enchant essentials.enchant Allows access to the /enchant command.
Cheat enchant essentials.enchant.[enchantmentname] Allows access to each enchantment type.
Cheat exp essentials.exp Allow access to the /exp command.
Cheat exp essentials.exp.give Allows players to give themselves exp.
Cheat exp essentials.exp.give.others Allows players to give others exp (if they also have essentials.exp.give).
Cheat exp essentials.exp.others Allows players to see another players exp.
Cheat exp essentials.exp.set Allows players to set their own exp.
Cheat exp essentials.exp.set.others Allows players to change others exp (if they also have essentials.exp.set).
Cheat feed essentials.feed Allows access to the /feed command.
Cheat feed essentials.feed.others Allows a player to feed another player.
Cheat fly essentials.fly Allow access to the /fly command.
Cheat fly essentials.fly.others Allows you to toggle fly for other players.
Cheat gamemode essentials.gamemode Allow access to the /gamemode command.
Cheat gamemode essentials.gamemode.others Allows you to change the gamemode of other players.
Cheat give essentials.give Allow access to the /give command.
Cheat give essentials.give.item- If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn
Cheat give essentials.give.item-[itemid] If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn [itemid]
Cheat give essentials.give.item-all If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn all items
Cheat give essentials.itemspawn.exempt Allows spawning of items on the spawn blacklist.
Cheat give essentials.oversizedstacks Allows spawning of stacks above normal max stack size
Cheat god essentials.god Allow access to the /god command.
Cheat god essentials.god.others Allows you to god other players
Cheat god essentials.god.pvp Allows you to attack other players while in god mode.
Cheat hat essentials.hat Allow access to the /hat command.
Cheat heal essentials.heal Allow access to the /heal command.
Cheat heal essentials.heal.cooldown.bypass Bypass the heal cooldown
Cheat heal essentials.heal.others Allows healing another player
Cheat item essentials.item Allow access to the /item command.
Cheat item essentials.itemspawn.exempt Allows spawning of items on the spawn blacklist.
Cheat item essentials.itemspawn.item-[itemid] If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn [itemid]
Cheat item essentials.itemspawn.item-[itemname] If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn [itemname]
Cheat item essentials.itemspawn.item-all If permission-based-item-spawn: Spawn all items.
Cheat item essentials.oversizedstacks Allows spawning of stacks above normal max stack size
Cheat kit essentials.kit Allow access to the /kit command.
Cheat kit essentials.kit.* Allows access to all created kits (and giving kits to others).
Cheat kit essentials.kit.exemptdelay Exempts you from the kit delay feature, this affects signs as well as command.
Cheat kit essentials.kit.others Allows spawning of kits on other players.
Cheat kit essentials.kits.[kitname] Give access to a single kit, where [kitname] is the name of an existing kit.
Cheat more essentials.more Allows access to the /more command.
Cheat more essentials.oversizedstacks Allows spawning of oversized stacks.
Cheat ptime essentials.ptime Allow access to the /ptime command.
Cheat ptime essentials.ptime.others Allows you to change the time of another online player.
Cheat repair essentials.repair Allow access to the /repair command.
Cheat repair essentials.repair.armor Repair all also repairs equipped armor.
Cheat repair essentials.repair.enchanted Repairing of enchanted items.
Cheat speed essentials.speed Allow access to the /speed command.
Cheat speed essentials.speed.bypass Allows you to bypass the speed limits set in the config.yml
Cheat speed essentials.speed.others Allows you to modify the speed of other players.
Cheat time essentials.time Allow access to the /time command.
Cheat time essentials.time.set User is allowed to change the time of the world.
Cheat tree essentials.tree Allow access to the /tree command.
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited Allow access to the /unlimited command.
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited.item-[itemid] Allows the player to recieve an unlimited stack of [itemid]
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited.item-[itemname] Allows the player to recieve an unlimited stack of [itemname]
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited.item-all Allows the player to recieve an unlimited stack of any item.
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited.item-bucket Allows the player to recieve an unlimited use of empty/lava/water buckets.
Cheat unlimited essentials.unlimited.others Allows the player to gift/remove another player with an unlimited stack.
Cheat workbench essentials.workbench Allow access to the /workbench command.
Economy balance essentials.balance Allow access to the /balance command.
Economy balance essentials.balance.others Allows you to see the balance of other players
Economy balancetop essentials.balancetop Allow access to the /balancetop command.
Economy eco essentials.eco Allow access to the /eco command.
Economy eco essentials.eco.loan Allows the player to have a negative balance.
Economy pay essentials.pay Allow access to the /pay command.
Economy sell essentials.sell Allow access to the /sell command.
Economy setworth essentials.setworth Allow access to the /setworth command.
Economy worth essentials.worth Allow access to the /worth command.
General afk essentials.afk Allow access to the /afk command.
General afk essentials.afk.kickexempt Exempts the user from being auto kicked for AFK
General afk essentials.afk.others Allows you to AFK other players.
General compass essentials.compass Allow access to the /compass command.
General depth essentials.depth Allow access to the /depth command.
General getpos essentials.getpos Allow access to the /getpos command.
General getpos essentials.getpos.others Allow user to get the position of another player.
General getpos essentials.list.hidden Allows user to get position of a hidden player.
General help essentials.help Allow access to the /help command.
General help essentials.help.[pluginname] Manually adds the commands from a plugin to this group's /help. Name is all lowercase.
General helpop essentials.helpop Allow access to the /helpop command.
General helpop essentials.helpop.receive Allows you to see Helpop messages
General ignore essentials.chat.ignoreexempt Someone with this permission will not be ignored, even if they are on another persons ignore list.
General ignore essentials.ignore Allow access to the /ignore command.
General info essentials.info Allow access to the /info command.
General itemdb essentials.itemdb Allows access to the /itemdb command.
General list essentials.list Allow access to the /list command.
General list essentials.list.hidden Show hidden users
General mail essentials.mail Allow access to the /mail command.
General mail essentials.mail.send Send mail
General mail essentials.mail.sendall Allows sending mail to all players at the same time
General me essentials.me Allow access to the /me command.
General motd essentials.motd User sees MOTD on connect, and can use the command.
General msg essentials.msg Allow access to the /msg command.
General msg essentials.msg.color This allows you to color your private messages using color codes.
General msg essentials.msg.format This allows you to format your private messages using format codes.
General msg essentials.msg.magic This allows you to use the matrix/magic color in your private messages.
General msg essentials.msg.url This allows you to use urls in your private messages.
General near essentials.near Allow access to the /near command.
General nick essentials.nick Allow access to the /nick command.
General nick essentials.nick.color This allows you to color your nickname using color codes.
General nick essentials.nick.format This allows you to format your nickname using format codes.
General nick essentials.nick.magic This allows you to use the matrix/magic color in your nickname.
General nick essentials.nick.others Gives you permission to give other players a nick name
General powertool essentials.powertool Allow access to the /powertool command.
General powertool essentials.powertool.append Allows adding multiple commands to a single powertool.
General powertooltoggle essentials.powertooltoggle Allow access to the /powertooltoggle command.
General r essentials.msg Allow access to the /msg command.
General r essentials.msg.color This allows you to color your private messages using color codes.
General r essentials.msg.format This allows you to format your private messages using format codes.
General r essentials.msg.magic This allows you to use the matrix/magic color in your private messages.
General r essentials.msg.url This allows you to use urls in your private messages.
General realname essentials.realname Allow access to the /realname command.
General rules essentials.rules Allow access to the /rules command.
General seen essentials.seen Allow access to the /seen command.
General seen essentials.seen.banreason Allows the user to see why a user is banned.
General seen essentials.seen.extra Allow the user to see the last IP address a user connected with, and their last logged in location.
General spawner essentials.spawner Allow access to the /spawner command.
General spawner essentials.spawner.* Allows the spawning of all mobs
General spawner essentials.spawner.[mob] Allows access to spawn a specific mob
General suicide essentials.suicide Allow access to the /suicide command.
General whois essentials.geoip.show Shows the GeoIP location of a player, if the GeoIP module is installed.
General whois essentials.list.hidden Show hidden users
General whois essentials.whois Allow access to the /whois command.
Moderator antioch essentials.antioch Allow access to the /antioch command.
Moderator backup essentials.backup Allow access to the /backup command.
Moderator ban essentials.ban Allow access to the /ban command.
Moderator ban essentials.ban.exempt Prevents a specified group or player from being banned
Moderator ban essentials.ban.notify User sees a notification when a ban is set.
Moderator ban essentials.ban.offline Allows banning of players who are offline. This may allow you to ban exempt players.
Moderator banip essentials.banip Allow access to the /banip command.
Moderator broadcast essentials.broadcast Allow access to the /broadcast command.
Moderator burn essentials.burn Allow access to the /burn command.
Moderator clearinventory essentials.clearinventory Allow access to the /clearinventory command.
Moderator clearinventory essentials.clearinventory.others Allows you to clear other player's inventory
Moderator deljail essentials.deljail Allow access to the /deljail command.
Moderator enderchest essentials.enderchest Allow access to the /enderchest command.
Moderator enderchest essentials.enderchest.modify Allows you to modify the contents of another players enderchest.
Moderator enderchest essentials.enderchest.others Allows you to see the contents of another players enderchest.
Moderator essentials essentials.essentials Allow access to the /essentials command.
Moderator ext essentials.ext Allow access to the /ext command.
Moderator fireball essentials.fireball Allow access to the /fireball command.
Moderator gc essentials.gc Allow access to the /gc command.
Moderator invsee essentials.invsee Allow access to the /invsee command.
Moderator invsee essentials.invsee.modify Players can modify the other players inventory (remove/add items).
Moderator invsee essentials.invsee.preventmodify Prevents other players from modifying the players inventory.
Moderator jails essentials.jails Allow access to the /jails command.
Moderator kick essentials.kick Allow access to the /kick command.
Moderator kick essentials.kick.exempt Prevents a specified group or player from being kicked
Moderator kick essentials.kick.notify User sees a notification when a user is kicked.
Moderator kickall essentials.kickall Allow access to the /kickall command.
Moderator kill essentials.kill Allow access to the /kill command.
Moderator kill essentials.kill.force Force player death, even if event is cancelled.
Moderator killall essentials.killall Allows access to the /killall command.
Moderator lightning essentials.lightning Allow access to the /lightning command.
Moderator lightning essentials.lightning.others Allows use of /lightning [playername]
Moderator mute essentials.mute Allow access to the /mute command.
Moderator mute essentials.mute.exempt Prevents a specified group or player from being muted
Moderator nuke essentials.nuke Allow access to the /nuke command.
Moderator ping essentials.ping Allow access to the /ping command.
Moderator remove essentials.remove Allow access to the /remove command.
Moderator setjail essentials.setjail Allow access to the /setjail command.
Moderator socialspy essentials.socialspy Allow access to the /socialspy command.
Moderator spawnmob essentials.spawnmob Allow access to the /spawnmob command.
Moderator spawnmob essentials.spawnmob.* Allow the spawning of all mobs
Moderator spawnmob essentials.spawnmob.[mob] Allow access to spawn a specific mob
Moderator sudo essentials.sudo Allow access to the /sudo command.
Moderator sudo essentials.sudo.exempt Prevents the holder from being sudo'ed by another user.
Moderator tempban essentials.tempban Allow access to the /tempban command.
Moderator tempban essentials.tempban.exempt Prevents a specified group or player from being tempbanned
Moderator tempban essentials.tempban.offline Allows temp-banning of players who are offline. This may allow you to ban exempt players.
Moderator thunder essentials.thunder Allow access to the /thunder command.
Moderator togglejail essentials.jail.exempt Prevents a specified group or player from being jailed
Moderator togglejail essentials.togglejail Allow access to the /togglejail command.
Moderator togglejail essentials.togglejail.offline Allows jailing of players who are offline. This may allow you to jail exempt players.
Moderator unban essentials.unban Allow access to the /unban command.
Moderator unbanip essentials.unbanip Allow access to the /unbanip command.
Moderator vanish essentials.list.hidden Allows players to see vanished players in commands like /list, /getpos and /whois
Moderator vanish essentials.teleport.hidden Allows players to teleport to vanished players with /tpo and /tpohere
Moderator vanish essentials.vanish Allow access to the /vanish command.
Moderator vanish essentials.vanish.see Allows you to see a vanished player.
Moderator weather essentials.weather Allow access to the /weather command.
Spawn setspawn essentials.setspawn Allow access to the /setspawn command.
Spawn spawn essentials.spawn Allow access to the /spawn command.
Teleport back essentials.back Allow access to the /back command.
Teleport back essentials.back.ondeath Give this permission to allow players to use /back to go to their death spot
Teleport back essentials.keepxp Allows the user to keep their exp on death, instead of dropping it.
Teleport back essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport delhome essentials.delhome Allow access to the /delhome command.
Teleport delhome essentials.delhome.others Allows you to delete the homes of other players.
Teleport delwarp essentials.delwarp Allow access to the /delwarp command.
Teleport home essentials.home Allow access to the /home command.
Teleport home essentials.home.bed Allow access to the vanilla bed home.
Teleport home essentials.home.others Allows you to teleport to homes of other players
Teleport home essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport jump essentials.jump Allow access to the /jump command.
Teleport sethome essentials.sethome Allow access to the /sethome command.
Teleport sethome essentials.sethome.multiple Allows player to have multiple homes, or create named homes. Required for 2+ homes.
Teleport sethome essentials.sethome.multiple.[set name] Raise the multiple home limit to a setting defined in the config file.
Teleport sethome essentials.sethome.multiple.unlimited Removes the cap on the number of homes people are allowed (if they have multiple homes).
Teleport sethome essentials.sethome.others Allows you to change another users home location.
Teleport setwarp essentials.setwarp Allow access to the /setwarp command.
Teleport setwarp essentials.warp.overwrite.* Allows overwriting of all existing warps.
Teleport setwarp essentials.warp.overwrite.[warpname] Allows overwriting of existing warps.
Teleport top essentials.top Allow access to the /top command.
Teleport tp essentials.tp Allow access to the /tp command.
Teleport tp essentials.tp.others Allow players to teleport another player.
Teleport tp essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport tpa essentials.tpa Allow access to the /tpa command.
Teleport tpa essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport tpaall essentials.tpaall Allow access to the /tpaall command.
Teleport tpaall essentials.worlds. Allows teleporting player to a specific world.
Teleport tpaccept essentials.tpaccept Allow access to the /tpaccept command.
Teleport tpahere essentials.tpahere Allow access to the /tpahere command.
Teleport tpahere essentials.worlds. Allows teleporting players to a specific world.
Teleport tpall essentials.tpall Allow access to the /tpall command.
Teleport tpall essentials.worlds. Allows teleporting players to a specific world.
Teleport tpdeny essentials.tpdeny Allow access to the /tpdeny command.
Teleport tphere essentials.tphere Allow access to the /tphere command.
Teleport tphere essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport tpo essentials.teleport.hidden Allows teleporting to a hidden player
Teleport tpo essentials.tpo Allow access to the /tpo command.
Teleport tpo essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport tpohere essentials.teleport.hidden Allows teleporting a hidden player
Teleport tpohere essentials.tpohere Allow access to the /tpohere command.
Teleport tpohere essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Teleport tppos essentials.tppos Allow access to the /tppos command.
Teleport tptoggle essentials.teleport.cooldown.bypass Bypass the teleport cooldown
Teleport tptoggle essentials.teleport.hidden Allows the user to teleport to players who are hidden by another plugin. This permission only affects tpo and tpohere.
Teleport tptoggle essentials.teleport.timer.bypass Bypass the teleport delay
Teleport tptoggle essentials.teleport.timer.move Allows players to move while waiting for teleport.
Teleport tptoggle essentials.tptoggle Allow access to the /tptoggle command.
Teleport warp essentials.warp Allow access to the /warp command.
Teleport warp essentials.warp.list Specifies whether you can view warp list with /warp.
Teleport warp essentials.warp.otherplayers Allows warping another player.
Teleport warp essentials.warps.* Allows access to all warps.
Teleport warp essentials.warps.[warpname] If you have per-warp-permission set to true in the config.yml then you can limit what warps players can use. This also controls what players would see with /warp.
Teleport world essentials.world Allow access to the /world command.
Teleport world essentials.worlds. Allows players access to a specific world.
Various None essentials.build Allows people to build when using permission systems which don't support build toggles.
Various None essentials.build.break.[:datavalue] Allows breaking of a block.
Various None essentials.build.craft.[:datavalue] Allows crafting of an item.
Various None essentials.build.drop.[:datavalue] Allows dropping of an item.
Various None essentials.build.interact.[:datavalue] Allows interacting with a blocks or item.
Various None essentials.build.pickup.[:datavalue] Allows collecting of an item.
Various None essentials.build.place.[:datavalue] Allows placing a block.
Various None essentials.chat.color This allows you to color your chat messages using color codes.
Various None essentials.chat.format This allows you to format your chat messages using format codes.
Various None essentials.chat.magic This allows you to use the matrix/magic color in your chat messages.
Various None essentials.chat.question This allows you to send global qeustions, used if a chat-raidus is configured.
Various None essentials.chat.shout This allows you to send global messages, used if a chat-raidus is configured.
Various None essentials.chat.spy A permission designed for admins, to intercept all local messages (ignoring the chat-radius).
Various None essentials.chat.url This allows you to use urls in your chat messages.
Various None essentials.geoip.hide Allows you to hide your country and city from people who have permission essentials.geoip.show
Various None essentials.geoip.show Allows you to see the country and city of players.
Various None essentials.joinfullserver Player can join when the server is full.
Various None essentials.nocommandcost.[command] Removes the command cost of a given command.
Various None essentials.nocommandcost.all Removes the command cost of all commands.
Various None essentials.protect Allows the protection of rails and signs, otherwise they are not protected.
Various None essentials.protect.admin Allows the destruction of signs and rails.
Various None essentials.protect.alerts Allows a player to recieve protect alerts.
Various None essentials.protect.alerts.notrigger Users with this permission do not trigger protect alerts.
Various None essentials.protect.damage.contact Player will receive contact damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.creeper Player will receive creeper damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.disable Admin override to prevent admins from dying
Various None essentials.protect.damage.drowning Player will receive drowning damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.fall Player will receive fall damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.fire Player will receive fire damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.fireball Player will receive fireball damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.lava Player will receive lava damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.lightning Player will receive lightning damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.projectiles Player will receive projectile damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.suffocation Player will receive suffocation damage
Various None essentials.protect.damage.tnt Player will receive tnt damage
Various None essentials.protect.entitytarget.bypass Allows a player to be targeted by mobs.
Various None essentials.protect.exemptbreak Allows a player to ignore the break blacklist.
Various None essentials.protect.exemptplacement Allows a player to ignore the block placement blacklist.
Various None essentials.protect.exemptusage Allows a player to ignore the usage blacklist.
Various None essentials.protect.ownerinfo Allows a player to examine protected objects to find their owner.
Various None essentials.protect.pvp When prevent PVP is set to true, this allows players to still PVP. Both attacker and defender need to have this permission.
Various None essentials.pvpdelay.exempt Exempts players from the 'pvp delay' option in the config file.
Various None essentials.signs.break.balance Controls who can break balance signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.buy Controls who can break buy signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.disposal Controls who can break disposal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.enchant Controls who can break enchant signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.free Controls who can break free signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.gamemode Controls who can break gamemode signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.heal Controls who can break heal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.info Controls who can break info signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.kit Controls who can break kit signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.mail Controls who can break a mail sign.
Various None essentials.signs.break.protection Controls who can break a protection sign. Typically given to everybody.
Various None essentials.signs.break.repair Controls who can break repair signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.sell Controls who can break sell signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.spawnmob Controls who can break spawnmob signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.time Controls who can break time signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.trade Controls who can break trade signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.warp Controls who can break warp signs.
Various None essentials.signs.break.weather Controls who can break weather signs.
Various None essentials.signs.color This allows you to color your signs using color codes.
Various None essentials.signs.create.balance Controls who can create balance signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.buy Controls who can create buy signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.disposal Controls who can create disposal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.enchant Controls who can create enchant signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.free Controls who can create free signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.gamemode Controls who can create gamemode signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.heal Controls who can create heal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.info Controls who can create info signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.kit Controls who can create kit signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.mail Controls who can create a mail sign.
Various None essentials.signs.create.protection Controls who can create a protection sign.
Various None essentials.signs.create.repair Controls who can create repair signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.sell Controls who can create sell signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.spawnmob Controls who can create spawnmob signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.time Controls who can create time signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.trade Controls who can create trade signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.warp Controls who can create warp signs.
Various None essentials.signs.create.weather Controls who can create weather signs.
Various None essentials.signs.format This allows you to format your signs using format codes.
Various None essentials.signs.magic This allows you to use the matrix/magic color in your signs.
Various None essentials.signs.protection.override Used to override any protections. Typically given to mods & admins
Various None essentials.signs.trade.override Used to override the creator only protection on trade signs. Typically given to mods & admins
Various None essentials.signs.use.balance Controls who can use balance signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.buy Controls who can use buy signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.disposal Controls who can use disposal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.enchant Controls who can use enchant signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.free Controls who can use free signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.gamemode Controls who can use gamemode signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.heal Controls who can use heal signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.info Controls who can use info signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.kit Controls who can use kit signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.mail Controls who can use a mail sign.
Various None essentials.signs.use.protection Controls who can use a protection sign. Typically given to everybody.
Various None essentials.signs.use.repair Controls who can use repair signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.sell Controls who can use sell signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.spawnmob Controls who can use spawnmob signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.time Controls who can use time signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.trade Controls who can use trade signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.warp Controls who can use warp signs.
Various None essentials.signs.use.weather Controls who can use weather signs.
Various None essentials.sleepingignored User isn't required to be sleeping, for time to be reset.
XMPP setxmpp essentials.setxmpp Allow access to the /setxmpp command.
XMPP xmpp essentials.xmpp Allow access to the /xmpp command.
XMPP xmppspy essentials.xmppspy Allow access to the /xmppspy command.
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