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Turn Right () Degrees
turn right () degrees
Category Motion
Type Stack
Introduced in 14Feb04

The turn right () degrees block is a Motion block and a stack block. The block turns its sprite's direction the specified amount of degrees clockwise. The block supports any input value from -179 to 180.

This block was known as "turn ()" in Scratch 14Feb04, before being renamed to "turn right ()" in Scratch 13Oct04, then to "turn () degrees" in Scratch 28Feb05, then to "turn right () degrees" in Scratch 28May05.

Example Uses

Direction dependent of value

This block is commonly used for repeatedly rotating a sprite.

Some common uses for the turn right () degrees block:

  • Simple rotation — (e.g. planets and wheels)
    turn right (15) degrees
  • Animation — (e.g. a waving hand)
repeat (5)
    turn right (15) degrees
repeat (5)
    turn left (15) degrees
  • Vehicles that can turn
    if <key (left arrow v) pressed?> then
         turn left (3) degrees
    if <key (right arrow v) pressed?> then
         turn right (3) degrees


Main article: List of Block Workarounds

The block can be replicated by manually setting the direction using its value.

point in direction ( ( direction ) + ( amount ) )

See Also

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