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Trying to make discord bot but when i attempt to use ‘node .’ I get a client error

I am trying to create a discord bot and when i try to run “node .” in cmd after creating the code for the bot in visual studio code, I get an error message about the Client missing intents. Here is the error message.

C:MusicBot>node .
      throw new TypeError('CLIENT_MISSING_INTENTS');

TypeError [CLIENT_MISSING_INTENTS]: Valid intents must be provided for the Client.
    at Client._validateOptions (C:MusicBotnode_modules←[4mdiscord.js←[24msrcclientClient.js:544:13)
    at new Client (C:MusicBotnode_modules←[4mdiscord.js←[24msrcclientClient.js:73:10)
    at Object.<anonymous> (C:MusicBotmain.js:3:16)
←[90m    at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1072:14)←[39m
←[90m    at Object.Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1101:10)←[39m
←[90m    at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:937:32)←[39m
←[90m    at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:778:12)←[39m
←[90m    at Function.executeUserEntryPoint [as runMain] (internal/modules/run_main.js:76:12)←[39m
←[90m    at internal/main/run_main_module.js:17:47←[39m {
  [←[32mSymbol(code)←[39m]: ←[32m'CLIENT_MISSING_INTENTS'←[39m

My code is as follows: (the ‘x’ are the bots clientID)

const Discord = require('discord.js');

const client = new Discord.Client();

client.once('ready', () => {
    console.log ('Smegma Music is online!');

client.login('xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'); //at end


It’s a new issue that was not in discord v12

you could use this

const { Client, Intents } = require('discord.js');

const client = new Client({ intents: [Intents.FLAGS.GUILDS, Intents.FLAGS.GUILD_MESSAGES] });


change discord to version 12