Greed (MV Plugin Tips & Tricks)

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Greed is a rather interesting status effect. When a party member, afflicted with Greed, tries to use an item on another party member, the target will end up being the user instead. This tips & tricks video will show you how to make this effect in RPG Maker MV!

Required Plugins

The following plugin(s) is required to create this Tips & Tricks effect:

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This is a Tips & Tricks effect created for RPG Maker MV. Tips & Tricks are not to be confused with plugins. Instead, they are usually customized code created for the sake of producing unique features/effects that do not require an entire plugin to do.

Yanfly Engine Plugins

This Tips & Tricks effect is made possible due to the Yanfly Engine Plugins library.

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Warning for RPG Maker MZ Users


If you are using RPG Maker MZ and VisuStella MZ, the following code may or MAY NOT work as this Tips & Tricks is made for RPG Maker MV. VisuStella MZ is NOT responsible if this Tips & Trick does not work because the code base for RPG Maker MV and RPG Maker MZ are different and the code base between Yanfly Engine Plugins and VisuStella MZ is even more drastically different.


Follow video instructions.

Insert the following code into your Greed state.

<Custom Action Start Effect>
// Get current action.
var action = user.currentAction();
// Check if the current action is an item for an ally.
if (action && action.isItem() && action.isForFriend()) {
  // Get the index of the user.
  var index = user.index();
  // Set the target to the user.
</Custom Action Start Effect>