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 wither skeleton skull 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 - Wither Skeleton Skull 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 wither skeleton skull is:
Wither Skeleton Skull has a data value of 1. 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 1 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn wither skeleton skull.
The numerical ID for Wither Skeleton Skull is:
The Wither Skeleton Skull 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 Wither Skeleton Skull block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|
|rotation||int ?|| |
This block is a decorative skull in Minecraft that represents the head of a wither skeleton.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:skull|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Min / Max State IDs||5472 - 5487|