Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w17a

The snapshot 20w17a for Minecraft 1.16 is available for download in your launcher. Here is the changelog !

Like every Wednesday, Mojang gives us a new snapshot for the future version 1.16 of Minecraft and today it’s 20w17a. You can already download it in your launcher.

Mojang has set up a poll to say what you think of the Nether Update which you can find by clicking here. Feel free to answer it, it may help the developers.

Additions and modifications :

  • * Addition of an option to set the distance of the entities.
    • It can be set from 50% to 500%.
  • Difficulty and the different rules of the game can be set directly via the world creation screen.
  • Improving the Blacksmith’s Table interface

Smithing Table Interface - Snapshot 20w17

  • The ruined portals generate less often.
  • The “Soul Fire Torch” and the “Soul Fire Lantern” have been renamed to “Soul Torch” and “Soul Lantern”.

  • The loot from the remains of the bastion has been altered.
  • The low walls now create pillars under more elements, such as pressure plates and banners for example.
  • The “Solo” button on the title screen will redirect directly to the world creation screen if there are no worlds to select.
  • The chat component style can now select the desired font using the “font” property
    •  Custom fonts can now be put in the “font” folder in resource packs in “.json” format.* The storage format of 0 blocks has been slightly changed to speed up various tasks, such as rendering, pathfinding or world generation.
  • Addition of the “/attribute” command
    •  It allows you to modify the attribute of a single entity
  • The “color” attribute now accepts the RGB value using “#” (like #55ff55 for example)
  • The “Force Unicode Font” option (in the language options) no longer requires reloading the game.

Fixes in snapshot 20w17a :

From released versions before 1.16
  • MC-1601 – Breaking a furnace will not give the player experience for the smelted things inside.
  • MC-5410 – In creative mode, flying down is stopped when brushing up against ladders or vines.
  • MC-31032 – Using only one empty map does not increase minecraft.used:minecraft.map.
  • MC-46417 – Sprint particles are emitted in spectator mode.
  • MC-56373 – Selector and score text components do not work on hoverEvents.
  • MC-63020 – Some chunks are not rendered in the first person from some angles in certain situations (incorrect frustum culling).
  • MC-94535 – Flying and holding Ctrl really close to the ground emits walking particles.
  • MC-96319 – Mob pathfinding AI does not regard some blocks as obstructions and is unable to pathfind on top of them.
  • MC-114544 – Kicked by “Flying is not enabled on this server” while sleeping.
  • MC-120572/recipe crashes the game.
  • MC-126244/locate, explorer maps, and treasure maps can cause extreme TPS lag, even leading to a complete server freeze if structure generation is turned off.
  • MC-132926 – The width of an advancement’s description depends on the first line.
  • MC-144622 – Using data modify to set the name from a block only works once.
  • MC-149704 – Sneaking/crouching twice makes player sprint.
  • MC-151364 – Feeding a dolphin causes a crash when structure generation is turned off.
  • MC-169514 – Tamed parrots cannot be renamed unless they are flying.
  • MC-170075 – “Online play is not rated” checkbox has no outline when focused.
  • MC-176104 – Dropped compasses always point up.
  • MC-177346 – A compass in a mob’s hand does not point to correct location if the mob turns.
From the 1.16 development versions
  • MC-171561 – Only one player can access a shulker box at a time.
  • MC-174359 – Piglins prefer using an unenchanted gold item instead of an enchanted gold item.
  • MC-175113 – Rain prevents entities from burning in fire.
  • MC-175186 – Respawning does not check if the “respawn block” is the correct one for the dimension.
  • MC-175998 – Striders move very fast between two blocks or when diagonally running into blocks.
  • MC-176029 – Right clicking a lodestone with a stack of compasses converts the whole stack.
  • MC-176060 – Recipe book does not load the entire empty map recipe anymore.
  • MC-176116 – Saddle texture on strider is backwards.
  • MC-176521 – Pressing space while the recipe book button is highlighted in crafting interfaces does not toggle the recipe book.
  • MC-177776 – Netherite ingots are not sorted properly with other ingots.
  • MC-177780 – Shulkers cannot be opened while playing closing animation anymore.
  • MC-177796 – Blackstone walls are in the “Building Blocks” category instead of “Decoration Blocks” category, unlike all other walls.
  • MC-177862 – Polished blackstone button and pressure plate are in incorrect area of the Creative inventory.
  • MC-177885 – Invisible horses show patterns.
  • MC-177997 – Baby zoglins still deal the same attack damage as an adult.
  • MC-178050 – New Nether music is inconsistently loud.
  • MC-178086 – Flying close to the ground with soul speed over soul blocks speeds up the player and emits soul particles.
  • MC-178093 – Piglins with full inventories will not pick up gold ingots to barter, even though you can still right-click to barter with them.
  • MC-178259 – Game crashes when an iron golem with the attack damage attribute is set to 0.5d.
  • MC-178316 – Dispenser plays “dispensed item” sound when attempting to charge a full respawn anchor instead of “dispenser fails”.
  • MC-178630 – TNT eye height changed.
From the previous development version
  • MC-178797 – Barrier blocks generate in bastion remnant.
  • MC-178955 – Badlands are viewed as a mountainous biome for ruined portals.
  • MC-179542 – Basalt delta blocks override nether bricks in fortresses.

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