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~Minecraft 1.16 Update Features~

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Blocks

Ancient debris
  • Can be found throughout the Nether at any altitude, though it is much more common at lower levels.
  • Can be refined into a netherite scrap by smelting in a furnace or blast furnace.
  • Same blast resistance as obsidian.
  • Inventory item floats on lava.
  • Cannot burn in lava or fire.
  • A diamond pickaxe or better is required to mine it.
  • Always spawns covered by lava and/or blocks on all sides
BasaltBlock of netheriteCrimson and warped fungusCrimson and warped nylium
  • Resemble grass blocks.
  • Can be spread to netherrack by using bonemeal on a netherrack block next to a nylium block.
Crimson and warped planksCrimson and warped rootsCrimson and warped stems
  • Blocks that comprise the trunks of huge fungi.
  • Have animated textures.
  • Has a top texture similar to regular log blocks.
  • Can be placed directionally, similarly to logs.
  • Does not burn.
  • Have respective stripped variants.
Crying obsidian
  • Currently used for decoration only.
  • Can be obtained by bartering with piglins.
  • Have a light level of 10.
  • Emit purple particles.
  • Can be moved by pistons.
Nether sproutsShroomlight
  • Emits a light level of 15, similarly to glowstone.
  • Can be mined with any tool, but axes are the most efficient.
  • Generate as a part of huge fungi.
Soul fire
  • Blue variant of fire.
  • Fire lit on soul soil turns into soul fire regardless of dimension.
    • Burns forever, similar to regular fire on netherrack and magma blocks.
  • Generates naturally in the soul sand valley biome in the Nether.
  • Deals damage at a rate of 2~Minecraft 1.16 Update Features~ per second as opposed to the 1~Minecraft 1.16 Update Features~ per second of regular fire.
  • Does not extinguish when in the rain.[​5]
Soul fire lantern
  • Gives off a light level of 10.
  • Crafted similarly to a normal lantern, using a soul fire torch instead of a normal torch.
  • Have an animated texture.
Soul fire torch
  • Gives off a light level of 10.
  • Crafted similarly to a normal torch, with soul soil being placed under the stick.
Soul soilTarget
  • Redstone component that can be activated by shooting projectiles into it.
    • Signal is stronger depending on how close the projectile is to the center of the block. The signal strength goes up to 15.
  • Can be crafted using a hay block and 4 redstone dust pieces.
Warped wart block
  • A variation of the nether wart block.
  • Generates as a part of huge warped fungi. Sometimes generates in the ground replacing the warped nylium in warped forest biome.
Weeping vines
  • Generates in the crimson forest.
  • Is placed on the bottom of a block and grows downward.
  • Can be climbed, like normal vines.
~Minecraft 1.16 Update Features~
The 2 variations of the new nether-colored blocks, purple and blue.

Items

Netherite armor
  • Crafted with a netherite ingot and the respective diamond item.
  • Does not burn in lava, as a dropped item or when worn (players equipping netherite armor, however, can still take burning damage).
  • Floats in lava.
  • Tougher than diamond armor.
  • Has higher durability and enchantability than diamond.
Netherite axe, hoe, pickaxe, shovel, and sword
  • Crafted with a netherite ingot and the respective diamond item.
  • Does not burn in lava.
  • Floats in lava.
  • Has higher durability, mining level, breaking multiplier, and enchantability than diamond.
  • All items, except the hoe, deal 1 more damage than their diamond counterparts.
Netherite ingot
  • Created with 4 gold ingots and 4 netherite scraps.
  • Can be used to upgrade diamond tools and armor.
  • Floats in lava.
  • Cannot burn in lava.
Netherite scrap
  • Created by smelting ancient debris in a furnace or blast furnace.
  • Used to create netherite ingots.
  • Floats in lava.
  • Cannot burn in lava.
Spawn eggs

Mobs

Hoglins
  • Spawn in crimson forests.
  • Attack players on sight.
  • Drop raw porkchop and occasionally leather.
  • Have an adult and baby variant.
  • Can be bred with crimson fungi.
  • Are hunted by adult piglins sometimes.
    • Are not hunted by baby piglins and baby hoglins are not hunted at all.
  • Move away from placed warped fungi.
Piglins


World generation

BiomesStructures

Command format

/locatebiome
  • Used to locate specific biomes.

Gameplay

Advancements
  • Added new "Bullseye" advancement.
    • To complete this advancement, the player has to shoot an arrow into the center of a target block.
Recipe Book
  • The recipes for crimson and warped signs have been added to the recipe book and are unlocked by having the respective planks.
Sounds

General

Particles
  • Added ash, crimson_spore, soul_fire_flame, and warped_spore particles.
  • Added three particles for crying obsidian: dripping_obsidian_tear, falling_obsidian_tear, and landing_obsidian_tear.
Tags


Text
  • Added text which was missing for a death message and was displaying a raw translation string - what it says exactly is unknown.[​7]
Textures
  • Added the zombified piglin entity texture.
  • Added the leather, chainmail, iron, golden, diamond and netherite helmet textures used for piglins.

Changes

Blocks

Bamboo saplings
  • Renamed to "bamboo shoot".
Beacons
  • Netherite blocks can be used as the base of a beacon.
  • Netherite ingots can be used as fuel for a beacon.
Bone blocks
  • Generate as part of nether fossils in soul sand valleys.
Comparators
  • Changed the way to calculate the input signal.
    • First, if there is an adjacent container behind, it detects the signal from the container. If not, it detects the signal from redstone components.
    • Then, if it is not less than 15, the detected signal becomes the input signal. Otherwise, it also gets a signal from an item frame and container behind separated by a redstone conductor block from the comparator, and takes the maximum of the three as the input signal.
Flower pots
  • Has a bottom texture when empty.
Gravel and soul sand
  • Generate in the new soul sand valley biomes.
LavaNetherrack
  • Using bone meal on netherrack adjacent to nylium converts it into nylium.
    • If two nylium blocks of different types are present, it chooses the type at random based on how many blocks of each type are around it.
Nether wart blocks
  • Generate as a part of huge crimson fungi. Sometimes generates in the ground replacing the crimson nylium in crimson forest biome.
  • Texture changed from to .
Pistons and sticky pistons
  • Hardness has been increased to 1.5.
  • Pickaxes are now more efficient on pistons.[​8]
  • Pistons can now support non-solid blocks on its top face without them popping off when the piston retracts.[​9]
Purpur pillar
  • Changed the top texture.
Redstone dust
  • Has a bottom texture.
Smooth quartz
  • Renamed to "smooth quartz block".
Walls
  • Walls in the middle of a row have longer pillars when stacked vertically.
    • Block state now uses none, low, and tall for east, west, north, and south directional values.

Items

Clay
  • Renamed to "clay ball".
Diamond axe, diamond boots, diamond helmet, diamond hoe, diamond leggings, diamond pickaxe, diamond shovel, diamond sword, golden hoe, golden pickaxe, netherite pickaxe, wooden hoe, and wooden pickaxe
  • Changed the texture slightly
HoesSpawn eggs
  • Using a spawn egg on a mob that doesn't have a baby variant now spawns an adult of that mob type.

Mobs

EndermenGhasts
  • Sounds are now heard at a shorter range.
  • Now spawn in soul sand valleys.
Skeletons
  • Now spawn in soul sand valleys.
Skeleton horses
  • Can now be leashed.
WitherZombie pigmen
  • Now spawn in crimson forests.
  • Renamed to "Zombified Piglins", and given a new model and texture.

Non-item entities

Minecart
  • Now checks dismount position height against entity height.

World generation

Biomes
  • Biomes in the Nether may now differ based on altitude.
Ceiling
  • Alongside mushrooms, huge crimson and warped fungi can generate over y=128 in the nether.
Nether biome
  • The old "Nether" biome is now called "Nether wastes".
Structures

Command format

General
  • The message shown when running an unknown/incomplete command has changed.

Gameplay

Knockback resistance
  • Is now a scale of the amount of knockback taken instead of a probability to take no knockback.
Patrols
  • Patrols no longer spawn when the player is close to any intact village.
Recipe book
  • The cartography table recipe now unlocks with paper instead of string.
  • Stained glass pane recipes now only unlock when the player has the same color of stained glass in their inventory.
Sounds
  • Updated block sounds for bone blocks, netherrack, soul sand, nether wart blocks, nether bricks (and variants), and nether quartz ore.
Spawn
  • Player can reset their spawn point using a bed when hostile mobs are near, although players still cannot sleep when hostile mobs are near.

General

Advancements
  • Piglins and Hoglins are now required for "Monster Hunter" and "Monsters Hunted" advancements.
Debug menu
  • When outside the world's vertical area, the debug menu no longer lists 'minecraft:the_void' as the biome.
    • Instead, it simply hides the biome information.
Materials
  • Added new nether wood material.
    • Uses the wood material color.
    • Uses default properties.
Rendering
  • Improved entity shadows to the ground.
Tags
  • Added crimson and warped wooden items to the planks, standing_signs, wall_signs, wooden_buttons, wooden_doors, wooden_fences, wooden_pressure_plates, wooden_slabs, wooden_stairs, and wooden_trapdoors block tags.
  • Added crimson and warped wooden items to the planks, signs, wooden_buttons, wooden_doors, wooden_fences, wooden_pressure_plates, wooden_slabs, wooden_stairs, and wooden_trapdoors item tags.
  • Added potted crimson fungus, warped fungus, crimson roots, and warped roots to the flower_pots block tag.
  • Updated block tag enderman_holdable.
  • The slabs block and item tags now use the respective wooden_slabs tag.
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