Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for player head in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Player Head was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for player head is:
Player Head has a data value of 3. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 3 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn player head.
The numerical ID for Player Head is:
The Player Head item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.
Find a table of all blockstates for the Player Head block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|
|rotation||int ?|| |
This block is a decorative skull in Minecraft that represents the head of a human or player. It can be assigned meta data to display the skin head of an actual username.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:skull|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Min / Max State IDs||5512 - 5527|