Rebuilding a player without respawning them

I am trying to script a game where you survive very weird disasters such as hoards of cows or lava floors.

However, it’s quite common for players to lose parts in the game (for example, during a tornado it’s not uncommon for players to lose their arms) and sometimes they lose the ability to move.

However, I have programmed the game in a way that you are rewarded for not resetting - so I am trying to build a one-use gamepass item (by this i mean the player spawns with it if they have the gamepass, and then if they use it, its gone until they respawn) whose purpose is to regenerate the player’s limbs.

Here is my current code.

local tool = script.Parent.Parent
	local a = game.Players:FindFirstChild(tool.Parent.Name)

Note that this code is inside of Handle.

Anyway, this technically works but it respawns the player, defeating the whole point of the item.

So what should I do?

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This doesn’t help that much but I would check if the player has lost any limbs once the tool is activated, if it is then it runs the code, I would also make a variable getting the health of the player once the tool is activated, so then once the player is losing a limb, it would respawn them but then you can make it so with the variable with the health inside of it, it sets the health to that much

Note: this isn’t the best option but I would try this first if I was making it

The easiest solution that I would do is just respawn the player and cframe/teleport him back to his original position. If you really want to make it look nice you could do a sort of effect like this:

Player uses item → Play an animation that shows the player ascending into the air with a beam of light covering his body (so they can’t see the actual respawn process) → Save the players original position → Set the cameras cframe to his current position → respawn the player → cframe the player to his original position → have an animation of the player descending back down with full limbs → set the camera subject back to the player.

Another option would be to manually create the players joints again (might be a bit more difficult, never tried).

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Dumb question, doesn’t :load character() just reloads a character, or does it completely respawn them? I can really remember since I don’t use it that much.

It reloads the players character and removes the old one.

:LoadCharacter() respawns the character completely

Oooh, I guess my way might work, but it would be messy coding.

It would work hypothetically, but you’re right, the code would be VERY long and messy

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Here you go:

local ServerStorage = game:GetService("ServerStorage")
local Players = game:GetService("Players")

local CharacterSaveFolder ="Folder")
CharacterSaveFolder.Name = "CharacterSaves"
CharacterSaveFolder.Parent = ServerStorage

local PreferredRigType = nil

local function GetRigType(Player)
	local Character = Player.Character or Player.CharacterAdded:Wait()
	if Character then
		local Humanoid = Character:FindFirstChild("Humanoid")
		if Humanoid then
			return Humanoid.RigType

local function GetBaseParts(Saved)
	local Parts = {}
	for i, v in pairs(Saved:GetChildren()) do
		if v:IsA("BasePart") then
			table.insert(Parts, v)
	return Parts

local function RestoreLimb(Character, Saved, Name)
	local Limb = Saved:FindFirstChild(Name)
	if Limb and not Character:FindFirstChild(Limb.Name) then
		local NewLimb = Limb:Clone()
		local Joint = NewLimb:FindFirstChildOfClass("Motor6D")
		if Joint then
			local Part0 = Joint.Part0
			if Part0 then
				local BasePart = Character:FindFirstChild(Part0.Name)
				if not BasePart then
					BasePart = RestoreLimb(Character, Saved, Part0.Name)
				Joint.Part0 = BasePart
				NewLimb.Parent = Character
				return NewLimb

local function FindMissingParts(Saved, Character)
	local Missing = {}
	local x = GetBaseParts(Saved)
	for i, v in pairs(x) do
		local Part = Character:FindFirstChild(v.Name)
		if not Part then
			table.insert(Missing, v.Name)
	return Missing

local function RestoreCharacter(Player)
	local Saved = CharacterSaveFolder:FindFirstChild(Player.Name)
	local Character = Player.Character
	if Saved and Character then
		local Missing = FindMissingParts(Saved, Character)
		for i, v in pairs(Missing) do
			RestoreLimb(Character, Saved, v)

		local HumanoidDescription = Players:GetHumanoidDescriptionFromUserId(Player.UserId)
		if HumanoidDescription then
			local RigType = PreferredRigType or GetRigType(Player)
			if RigType then
				local Previous = CharacterSaveFolder:FindFirstChild(Player.Name)
				if Previous then
				local Model = Players:CreateHumanoidModelFromDescription(HumanoidDescription, RigType)
				Model.Name = Player.Name
				Model.Parent = CharacterSaveFolder

	local Saved = CharacterSaveFolder:FindFirstChild(Player.Name)
	if Saved then

Find a way to connect the RestoreCharacter() function to your one time use gamepass.