In this tutorial we will show you how to Disable Mob griefing on your Minecraft server using a gamerule command. This will prevent mobs such as Creepers and Endermen from breaking blocks in your world.

  1. Head over to your server Console or enter into your Minecraft Server.
  2. Enter the command /gamerule mobGriefing false (ensuring to keep the upper case letters). This'll prevent certain mobs from breaking your blocks. Similarily, do /gamerule mobGriefing true to re-enable mob griefing. Please note that these commands are case sensitive.
    Entering the mobGriefing command on a Minecraft Server
  3. That's it! No need to worry about creepers paying a "friendly" visit to your builds! Check out the full list of mobs that are affected by this below!
    Creeper explosion won't break blocks

These mobs which will be unable to intefere with your world:

  • Blazes from creating fire or lighting campfires.
  • Creepers from destroying blocks when they explode.
  • End crystals from destroying blocks when they explode.
  • Zombies from breaking doors and attacking turtle eggs.
  • Enderman from picking up or placing blocks.
  • Ghasts prevent fireballs from exploding blocks and creating fire.
  • Withers prevents explosive skulls from destrying blocks.
  • Ender Dragons from destroying blocks.
  • Rabbits from eating carrot crops.
  • Sheep from turning grass blocks into dirt.
  • Villagers from farming and picking up items.
  • Silverfish from hiding in stone and destroying those blocks when hatching.
  • Snow golems from creating snow trails.
  • End crystals from destroying blocks when they explode.
  • Foxes from picking sweet berries from a sweet berry bush.
  • Snow golems from creating snow trails.

If you're still having problems disabling mob griefing, feel free to contact our support team at and we will happily help you resolve the issue!

Happy mining! ⛏️