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Official name

Horse Update Promotional image (released alongside the update) 1] The Horse Update is the name for Minecraft version 1.6.1, a major update released on Jul. 1, 2013. 2] It added many new featuresSpecial attraction such as horses, leads, minecraft

Release date

Jul. 1, 2013

Development versions

View all Contents 1 13w16a 1.1 Additions 1.2 Changes 1.3 Fixes 2 13w16b 2.1 Additions 2.2 Changes 2.3 Fixes 3 13w17a 3.1 Additions 3.2 Changes 3.3 Fixes 4 13w18a 4.1 Additions 4.2 Changes 4.3 Fixes 5 13w18b




Client (.json)

Other editions of 1.6.1

1.6.1, the first releaseAnnounce of the Horse Update Promotional image (released alongside the update) 1] The Horse Update is the name for Minecraft version 1.6.1, a major update released on Jul. 1, 2013. 2] It added many new features such as horses, leads, minecraft , added many new features including horses Horse Health points 15 () to 30 ( × 15) Armor points See horse armor Size Adult: Height: 1.6 Blocks Width: 1.3965 Blocks Baby: Height: 0.8 Blocks Width: 0.6982 Blocks Spawn Plains and savanna First minecraft , leads Lead Type Tools Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) First appearances See History Data value dec: 420 hex: 1A4 bin: 110100100 Name lead Leads, also known as leashes, are items used to leash and lead passive mobs. minecraft , coal blocks Block of Coal Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable Yes, but does not catch fire from lava Drops Itself Data value dec: 173 hex: AD bin: 10101101 Name coal_block This minecraft , carpets Carpet Transparency Yes Luminance No Blast resistance 0.5 Tool Any tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable Yes Drops Itself Data value dec: 171 hex: AB bin: 10101011 Name carpet Carpets are thin blocks which are mainly used minecraft , resource packs See the system to customize assets since 1.6.1. For the system used before 1.6.1, see Texture pack. The default textures, with a custom resource pack (DokuCraft) in the center. The resource pack minecraft and a new launcher Minecraft launcher Current version 2.0.934 Platforms The Minecraft launcher is the login and downloader front-end to the stand-alone client. It is responsible for downloading the main Java packages, including minecraft.jar, which holds the code and minecraft .




Blocks & Items


  • All mobs
    • Mobs named "Dinnerbone" or "Grumm" are now flipped upside down
    • Now spawn in groups again
  • Zombies
    • Now have a small chance to spawn additional zombies when damaged or not being looked at
    • Able to lock onto the player from 40 blocks away (formerly 16 blocks).
    • Mobbing zombies can now move when further than 32 blocks from player
  • Villagers
    • Now have sounds for trading, getting hurt and other things
  • Spiders
    • Now have a chance to spawn with potion effects

World Generation

  • Deserts
    • No longer contain water lakes
  • The Nether
    • Added chest generation in Nether Fortresses


75 bugs fixed

  • MC-137 – Ping packet doesn`t include host information
  • MC-188 – `doFiretick` makes fire to not extinguish. Lighting makes fire all over the place!
  • MC-483 – Keyboard Unresponsive on OS X
  • MC-507 – Teleporting to Large Numbers Creates a Broken Error
  • MC-552 – Command block choosing wrong people / Selecting players cross-dimensional
  • MC-590 – Mobs not realizing they killed their attacker and trying to attack empty space
  • MC-607 – Running at a high resolution causes large portions of the screen to be UNCLICKABLE
  • MC-671 – Minecarts with Furnace consume coal in creative mode
  • MC-820 – Death messages in english regardless of the selected language (Multiplayer)
  • MC-1038 – Beacon Block Incorrect Texture When Surrounded by Blocks
  • MC-1124 – Mouse "Back" and "Forward" open menu in windowed mode.
  • MC-1126 – Server command "/whitelist list doesn`t display the full list of players
  • MC-1202 – Mobs spawn and then quickly despawn in peaceful. Looks like the "ender-porting-out-of-water" effect.
  • MC-1320 – Dogs wont stop snarling after punched by someone else
  • MC-1497 – Damaged Anvils do not show damage in inventory or item frame
  • MC-1903 – Console command and set console for block in Command Block merges when in windowed mode
  • MC-1980 – Zombie villagers are able to despawn during curing process
  • MC-2097 – You can`t get "The End?" achievement
  • MC-2200 – Sleeping while in a minecart produces a graphical glitch
  • MC-2419PersistenceRequired tag freezes mobs
  • MC-2453 – Jack-o-lantern name is mis-punctuated
  • MC-2559 – Squid taking damage while in water
  • MC-2692 – Hard to spawn squid
  • MC-3008 – Regular skeleton`s melee damage is unaffected by the sword type
  • MC-3090 – Unable to play game unless LWJGL is manually replaced
  • MC-3695 – Boats/Minecarts and Ender Pearls don`t mix
  • MC-3737 – Placing water source into some blocks yields no drops
  • MC-3798 – 3D Anaglyph biome color corruption
  • MC-3960 – After the last use of a bow you get a glitch bow that when dropped and picked up again duplicates
  • MC-4266 – Death counter does not update
  • MC-4631 – Lava decay fails to schedule block update
  • MC-4822 – Skeletons attacking like zombies when hit in creative
  • MC-6721 – Ctrl + Alt + Esc crashes minecraft
  • MC-6828 – Brewing stand feet`s sides are transparent when placed against a wall
  • MC-7134 – Silverfish breaking blocks when "mobGriefing" is set to false
  • MC-8073 – Switching from windowed to fullscreen and back moves the point of view
  • MC-9026 – Splash potions particles are incorrect
  • MC-9317 – /scoreboard syntax missing (/help scoreboard)
  • MC-9355 – Argument "team" do not work with "!" for other players
  • MC-9584 – Cactus texture error when near a wall
  • MC-9917 – In multiplayer screen holding shift and pressing "down" without selecting any server crashes the game
  • MC-10601 – Can`t use scroll wheel in crash reports
  • MC-11033 – Item count / numbers randomly flickering in item bar, inventory, workbench
  • MC-11199 – Eye of Ender does not always lead to the nearest Stronghold
  • MC-11385 – Scoreboard problem with "seeFriendlyInvisibles"
  • MC-11439 – Memory leak switching texture packs
  • MC-11595 – 1.5 HDHigh-Definition Texture pack stitched images greater than 2048 resolution results in massive performance drops.
  • MC-11605 – Certain death message will print "null" as the player/mob name that caused the death
  • MC-11765 – Command Blocks breaking easily in survival
  • MC-12017 – Can get permanently stuck in a minecart in a nether portal
  • MC-12241 – Minecart collision boxes are briefly positioned wrong
  • MC-12526 – Minecarts off track float
  • MC-12569 – Sitting in minecart is higher than it should be
  • MC-12733 – Minecart hit box too large
  • MC-13177 – New Client and Server Outputs Increase Loading Time
  • MC-13276 – Zombies with increased health don`t deal damage
  • MC-13559 – Pick block from inventory in creative doesn`t preserve size of stacks
  • MC-14218 – Minecraft can`t handle 4096x4096 or larger cloud textures
  • MC-14757 – Stacked Entity Spawner creating mass duplicate ghost entities
  • MC-14795 – Wither is still named "Withern" in German
  • MC-14926 – Cannot use resolution clock and compass textures with resolutions higher than 16x16
  • MC-15145 – Receiving very high amount of damage at once creates ghost mode in multiplayer
  • MC-15732 – Achievement "We Need to Go Deeper" rewarded for going through an End Portal
  • MC-16075 – Entities other than the player can`t leave the end
  • MC-16530 – When under resistance effects above 5, /kill command does not work.
  • MC-16554 – lang files for en_US is gramaticly incorrect at death.fell.finish.item
  • MC-17037 – No error report when minecraft crashes
  • MC-17280 – Freezes When Moving
  • MC-17701 – Fire Animation Jumps and skips frames.
  • MC-18088 – Sticky and unregistering keys during normal Minecraft play only, AMD processor driver conflict?
  • MC-18324 – Text misplaced on Direct connect, Rename World screen
  • MC-18483 – Shift clicking on the destroy item button in multiplayer doesn`t work.
  • MC-18640 – Crash when language file of currently selected language is missing
  • MC-18713 – If a team name has "-" in it, the argument for seeing if anyone is in the team doesn`t work
  • MC-19029 – Instant health effect set to a 29, 61, 93...253 value kills any player without any death message