Player Head Item ID

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:

Player Head Spawn Command

The Player Head item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.

If you are running the Essentials plugin, you will need to run /minecraft:give instead of simply /give. This is because the Essentials /give command overrides Minecraft's built-in command.

Player Head Block States

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 ?
  • 0 (South)
  • 1 (South-southwest)
  • 2 (Southwest)
  • 3 (West-southwest)
  • 4 (West)
  • 5 (West-northwest)
  • 6 (Northwest)
  • 7 (North-northwest)
  • 8 (North)
  • 9 (North-northeast)
  • 10 (Northeast)
  • 11 (East-northeast)
  • 12 (East)
  • 13 (East-southeast)
  • 14 (Southeast)
  • 15 (South-southeast)

Player Head Information

Player Head

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.

Item ID minecraft:player_head
Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below) minecraft:skull
Numerical ID 397:3
Stackable Yes
Max Stack Size 64
Hardness 1.0
Diggable Yes
Min / Max State IDs 5512 - 5527