Solved Change Entity's UUID?

Discussion in 'Plugin Development' started by Minecraft Frontiers, May 20, 2015.

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  1. Is it possible to change the UUID of an entity (mob)?
     
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    MrFrozen

    No cause UUID stays for Universally unique identifier Or User unique identifier, and that is only for a entity that has been binded on a mojang account. IN this case a player
     
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    AdamQpzm

    @MrFrozen No, all entities have a UUID, that's why we have Entity#getUnqiueId() :)


    @Minecraft Frontiers Theoretically, it's possible to change an entity's UUID but... why would you want to?
     
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    RingOfStorms

    Yes it is possible, but you should never do it. Why don't you explain why you would even need to and maybe we can give you a better alternative to your current solution.
     
  5. I needed to assign custom UUIDs to entities. I ended up creating an UUID Array that pairs the Entities' current UUIDs with the custom UUIDs. Works perfectly.
     
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    ZonalYewHD

    @RingOfStorms Sorry to bump an old thread, but why is this a bad idea? I may need to for CommandMobs, so you can resurrect a dead mob, so that I don't have to change all the settings to a new UUID. Are there risks in doing so?
     
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    Dudemister1999

    @ZonalYewHD
    @RingOfStorms
    @Minecraft Frontiers

    Instead of changing it, consider adding a metadata value to it. Only problem with that isn't transferrable between reloads.
    Code:
    entity.setMetadata("extraUUID", new FixedMetadataValue(Plugin plugin, newUUID);
    
    UUID newUUID = UUID.fromString(entity.getMetadata("extraUUID"));
     
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