Items you can wear on your head

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Items you can wear on your head in Minecraft With commands almost anything is possible in Minecraft, this means putting things on your head that are not normally intended to be worn on your head is possible too, so let’s do just that. We will go over some interesting choices that could complement your Minecraft skin, but did you know that there are also “secret hats” that display differently from other items in the list?

Unusual items you can put on your head in Minecraft

Let’s start with interesting items and blocks that are not hidden easter eggs:

Diving helmet (Glass)

Glass in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace glass

Frozen head (Ice)

Ice in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace ice

Stylish diving helmet (Colored glass)

Colored glass in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace red_stained_glass

Apple

Apple in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace apple

Cactus

Cactus in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace cactus

Sunflower

Sunflower in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace sunflower

Mask (Fence gate)

Fence gate in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace oak_fence_gate

Ender Dragon Head

Ender dragon head in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace dragon_head

This item can be normally placed on your head, it is also freely available in the creative mode inventory. You may have difficulty placing it on mobs without commands, though.

Feather

Feather in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace feather

Shield

Shield in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace shield

Button on the forehead (Anvil)

Anvil in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace anvil

Collars (Pressure plates)

Wood pressure plate in the head slot in Minecraft Stone pressure plate in the head slot in Minecraft Iron pressure plate in the head slot in Minecraft Gold pressure plate in the head slot in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace oak_pressure_plate
/item entity @p armor.head replace stone_pressure_plate
/item entity @p armor.head replace light_weighted_pressure_plate
/item entity @p armor.head replace heavy_weighted_pressure_plate

Secret Hats, Easter egg head slot items in Minecraft

And here are the things you might not know have a special appearance when placed in your head slot in Minecraft:

End rod (unicorn horn)

Unicorn horn secret in Minecraft (end rod) Zombie unicorn end rod trick

/item entity @p armor.head replace end_rod

When placed on the head, the end rod will appear on the forehead as a horn.

Cod (on cheek)

Fish on cheek hidden trick in Minecraft (cod) Zombie fish cheek secret

/item entity @p armor.head replace cod

When placed on the head, the cod will stick to the side of the head - the cheek.

Bone (in mouth)

Bone in mouth easter egg in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace bone

When placed on the head, the bone will be placed in the mouth as if it is held between the teeth. It’s amusing to see a skeleton hold a bone like this.

Minecraft skeleton holding a bone in its mouth

Lead (monocle)

A lead is a monocle when placed on your head in Minecraft

When placed on the head, the lead conveniently becomes placed over the eye as if it is a monocle.

Banner on your head in Minecraft

/item entity @p armor.head replace black_banner

You can wear banners like a pillager captain too, just use commands to put it on your head.

How to give hats to mobs with commands

Zombie with a cactus on its head in Minecraft

To put an item or a block in the head slot of a mob, use a command like this:

/item entity @e[type=zombie] armor.head replace cactus

It’s pretty easy to modify the selector @e or the mob type type=zombie, as well as the item/block cactus - just change it!

Commands for old versions

Still running a (very) old version of Minecraft? If the /item command is not present in your game then probably the correct command for your version would be /replaceitem. Try these instead:

  • Glass
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head glass
    
  • Ice
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head ice
    
  • Colored glass
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head stained_glass 1 10
    
  • Apple
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head apple
    
  • Cactus
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head cactus
    
  • End rod
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head end_rod
    
  • Sunflower
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head double_plant
    
  • Fence gate
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head fence_gate
    
  • Fish
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head fish
    
  • Bone
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head bone
    
  • Lead
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head lead
    
  • Ender Dragon head
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head skull 1 5
    
  • Feather
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head feather
    

    Banner

    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head banner
    

    Shield

    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head shield
    
  • Anvil
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head anvil
    
  • Pressure plates
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head wooden_pressure_plate
    
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head stone_pressure_plate
    
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head light_weighted_pressure_plate
    
    /replaceitem entity @p slot.armor.head heavy_weighted_pressure_plate
    

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