Eternal Light 1.7

Implements the light level overlay from NEI as a server side plugin! See where mobs can spawn.

  1. Masstrix
    Native Minecraft Version:
    Tested Minecraft Versions:
    • 1.14
    • 1.15
    • 1.16
    Source Code:
    Adds the ability to show the light-levels of blocks around you. Just like from the mod Not Enough Items this plugin allows players with permission to see what the nearby light levels are around them. When enabled it will only highlight areas and blocks that a hostile mob can spawn on, slabs, glass etc will not be shown as valid spawn blocks so do not get an indicator.

    Visit the Wiki for more in-depth help.

    Legacy Downloads
    Legacy versions are no longer supported and will not receive support if there are issues.
    1.8 - 1.12 Download


    Modes & Commands
    Eternal Light is built to be simple and light weight while adding a useful feature, to keep it this way all the commands are kept basic and easy to learn and remember.


    /eternallight reload
    - Reloads the plugins config file.
    /eternallight version - Checks the plugins version.
    /eternallight renderdistance <distance> - Sets the render distance for the display.
    /eternallight reloadMappings - Reloads the mappings.txt file.
    /eternallight resetMappings - Resets the mappings.txt file back to default. This is recommended after updates.
    /lightlevel or /ll - Toggles the light level overlay.
    /lightlevel mode [mode] - Toggles between the active modes for the light level display.


    - Gives permission to use /eternallight.
    eternallight.use - Gives permission to toggle and use the overlay.
    eternallight.mode - Allows players to change the mode with /ll mode.

    Display Methods

    • All Displays red and yellow particles to show where hostile entities can spawn.
    • LightLevel Displays the same as normal but with green particles for where hostile entities cannot spawn.
    • Spawnable Displays the same as inclusive but with a smooth gradient between each change.

Recent Reviews

  1. dl_bone
    Version: 1.7
    Really wonderful and slim plugin. It really helps with not getting everything blown up by that one creeper out of nowhere..
    Only thing that bugs me is that it requires using commands. It kind of breaks immersion.
  2. JuergenSchT
    Version: 1.7
    Amazing plugin, but I just don't understand how to enable the overlay for my server's players (they say they don't have permissions to do so).
  3. Tjempo
    Version: 1.7
    This was the most helpfull tool for cheking lighting

    Saved me more than a hour of work :D
  4. 0biwan01
    Version: 1.7
    Super cool and useful plug-in :) Makes lighting up a nether fortress muuuch easier and less painful.
  5. PieSappinMyCake
    Version: 1.6
    love the plugin, i just don't understand how to give permissions so normal players can use it
  6. Alton78
    Version: 1.5
    literally perfect plugin. I installed it and all of my players can look at the light levels so easily in a lightweight plugin. Kudos to the creator!
  7. eNcrypt65
    Version: 1.4
    Works really well, Only issue I have is when the spigot website is down the update check seems to get stuck and crash the server.
    1. Masstrix
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review, I've patched this in version 1.5, if you continue to have troubles start a conversation with me and we can resolve it there.
  8. lokka30
    Version: 1.4
    This is a brilliant plugin to show the light levels around your position.
    If you're familiar with the classic forge mod NotEnoughItems' light level indicator, you'll be satisfied with this one. It's very simple to use and well documented. Far better than spamming torches all over your build, thus saving coal early game.

    Thank you for the quality devlopment, Masstrix. :)
  9. Bloodshot_pico
    Version: 1.3
    Amazing small plugin, replaces the use for a client side mod really also allows users on the server to use it meaning anyone can use it if given permission of course.

    But seriously quality of life stuff like this deserve more attention, love the plugin. Happy for an updated version. <3
  10. CmdData
    Version: 1.2
    Really original and interesting plugin! Definitely good for building servers! -WatchBOT
    1. Masstrix
      Author's Response
      Thanks, really appreciate it :)