Release date

Nov. 24, 2014

Development versions

View all Contents 1 1.8.1-pre1 1.1 Additions 1.2 Changes 1.3 Fixes 2 1.8.1-pre2 2.1 Fixes 3 1.8.1-pre3 3.1 Fixes 4 1.8.1-pre4 4.1 Changes 4.2 Fixes 5 1.8.1-pre5 5.1 Fixes 6 References This is a list of 1.8.1 minecraft


Client (.json)

Other editions of 1.8.1

1.8.1 is an update for Minecraft Minecraft Author(s) Mojang AB (Credits) Markus "Notch" Persson (Creator) Jens "Jeb" Bergensten (Lead Developer) Jon "jonkagstrom" Kågström (AI Programmer) Nathan "Dinnerbone" Adams Erik "Grum" Broes Michael "Searge" Stoyke Thomas "ProfMobius" Guimbretière Agnes "LadyAgnes" Larsson Maria minecraft which was released on Nov. 24, 2014. 1.8.1 is compatible with 1.8 servers.


Credits The "End Poem" is a text-based message written by Julian Gough 1] that appears after the player travels to the End and kills the Ender Dragon. Notch has stated that Gough s short story The iHole
  • doEntityDrops - Works like doTileDrops and doMobDrops but applies to non-mob entities (minecarts, paintings, etc.) instead.
Maps Map Type Tools Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) First appearances See History Data values Drawn dec: 358 hex: 166 bin: 101100110 Empty dec: 395 hex: 18B bin: 110001011 Name PCPersonal Computer Drawn: filled_map Empty: map PE Drawn: ? Empty: emptymap This minecraft
  • Added proper color display support for the new blocks.



  • doTileDrops no longer affects entities.
Jack o`Lanterns Jack o Lantern Transparency Partial (blocks light) Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 5 Tool Renewable Yes Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data value dec: 91 hex: 5B bin: 1011011 Name lit_pumpkin “ Jack-o -lanterns: great looks, super powers. minecraft
Mobs "Monster" redirects here. For the mob called "monster" in the code, see Human. Mobs are living, moving game entities. The term "mob" is short for "mobile". 1] Contents 1 Spawning 2 Behavior 3 List of minecraft
  • No longer run from creepers.
  • Various improvements.
  • Many optimizations.
Potion of Leaping Potion Type Potions Durability N/A Renewable Yes Stackable No First appearances See History Data values See Data values Name See Data values See the drinkable potions. For the throwable potions, see Splash minecraft
  • Can now be extended with redstone.
Witch huts Every specific group of blocks purposefully formed in Minecraft based on coding is part of a natural structure. Contents 1 The Overworld 1.1 Terrain 1.1.1 Mountain 1.1.2 Floating "island" 1.1.3 Hollows 1.1.4 Hill 1.1.5 Beach minecraft
  • Newly generated witch huts can spawn witches on Y 64 to 71.
  • This allows for three spawning floors in witch farms.
Options The main options menu The video settings menu The music and sound options menu Minecraft’s user environment can be configured through the Options setting. A few additional options can only be changed by editing the minecraft
  • Renamed "Multiplayer Settings" to "Chat Settings".
  • Off/fancy/fast clouds.
  • Off/on entity shadows.
  • Fast/fancy now only controls leaves and rain particles.
Dropped items
  • Now rotate on fast graphics.


132 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.3.1
  • MC-3 – Player facing changes when passing through nether portals in certain cases
  • MC-349 – Villagers ignore data tags in trading
  • MC-954 – Air blocks floating in water
  • MC-1237 – Anvil GUI truncating long item names and showing garbage at the end
  • MC-1279 – Slow (choppy) rotating beacon block
  • MC-1607 – Ghost end portal in the End / Missing layer with AMD/ATI graphics cards
  • MC-3448 – Statistic screen icons messed up
  • MC-4158 – Nether portal sometimes places you a fraction of a block in the air
  • MC-4167 – EXP orbs will switch locations after a second or so from killing a mob
  • MC-6261 – Brewing stand doesn`t drop custom potions
  • MC-6594 – Non-living entities (boats, minecarts, falling sand, item frames, paintings) drop items even if doTileDrops is set to false
  • MC-10808 – Sprinting and breaking particles of piston arms use same particles as piston even though there is no stone on the arms
  • MC-12013 – Experience orbs are invisible for one second right after spawning
  • MC-25646 – Music keeps playing when putting in a disc in a jukebox and breaking it at the same time
  • MC-37782 – Items held by witches are too small and held wrongly
  • MC-38372 – Sprint glitch
  • MC-45537 – Cannot place buttons under stairs or slabs, or on top of upside down stairs or slabs
  • MC-46579 – Items are too high up on the arm in 3rd person mode while sneaking
  • MC-47052 – Wither destroying barrier block
  • MC-48011 – Ender dragon experience drops are not affected by doMobLoot gamerule
  • MC-48130 – /fill replace command not filling when clicking tab
  • MC-49126 – Glowstone crystal formations are missing their bottom layers
  • MC-49538 – Achievement "Overpowered" Has Misleading Icon
  • MC-50263 – Lighting bug affecting End portal frames with eye
  • MC-52717 – Placing heads / skulls break existing blocks
  • MC-53718 – Chicken jockey riding inside chicken
  • MC-54551 – Resizing window while in Customized World Settings snaps back to Customized Settings page 1
  • MC-54707 – Command: /setblock minecraft:sign produces a confusing error message
  • MC-55661 – Animals don`t teleport to player when target is air block
  • MC-56574 – /tellraw open_url isn`t showing url
  • MC-57633 – Minecraft crashes when specific command is used
  • MC-58307 – Air bubbles appear after drowning and still dead
  • MC-58568 – Item frames with items in them do not frustum culling properly causing sevre FPS lag
  • MC-59216 – Unable to build iron golem and snow golem with jack o`lantern
  • MC-59358 – "/spawnpoint " (without coordinates) is not working
  • MC-59360 – Levers pop off non-solid blocks
  • MC-61587 – /summon Rotation
  • MC-61640 – Snow layers can`t be placed on top of another full snow layer block
  • MC-61653 – Mojang`s API for retrieving players from UUIDs isn`t working consistantly
  • MC-62140 – 2 block tall flowers generated in previous version removes the 2nd block
  • MC-62206 – barrier block can cause mobs to get stuck and suffocate to death
  • MC-62758 – Tall flowers drop two items when block below is broken
  • MC-63466 – Ctrl +Pick Block gives a steve head instead of a head with the owner`s skin
  • MC-64082 – Enchantment options for individual players are reset after death. KeepInventory does not have any affect
  • MC-64427 – /worldborder,/scoreboard and /debug with invalid arguments don`t print an error message
  • MC-64484 – Fire charge plays no sound due to incorrect sound file reference
  • MC-64653 – /execute particle leaves a false particle trail to 0,0,0
  • MC-64773 – /particle autocompletion
  • MC-64846 – Cannot extend potion of leaping to eight minutes using redstone in a brewing stand
  • MC-65603 – Ender dragon does not obey NoAI tag
  • MC-65834 – Snow layers placed against the side of a block are placed one block too far out
  • MC-65945 – Enderman blocks look weird when invisible
  • MC-66324 – /clone has incomplete syntax
  • MC-66658 – /kill does not tab autocomplete with a player`s name
  • MC-66786 – Incorrect death message for dispensed harming potions
  • MC-66861 – when press Tab ↹ on /entitydata, players pop up
  • MC-66922 – argument in /effect does not show clear in help syntax
  • MC-67437 – Lightning gives AI to witches and zombie pigman that were originally pigs and villagers that had NoAI set to 1
  • MC-68160 – Placing a colored banner on a cactus drops a black banner
  • MC-68247 – Beacon beam disappears while looking upwards from it
  • MC-68400 – Creative Inventory vert. scrollbar changes without scrolling
  • MC-68497 – Cut/Copy function updates clipboard even if nothing is selected
  • MC-68654 – Tab Complete - /effect and /enchant
  • MC-68745 – /resourcepacks/ folder is not automatically created when initially starting the game
  • MC-68891 – Mobs think daylight sensor is a full block, causing them to jump while trying to get off it
  • MC-69266 – Snow layer placing behavior buggy and inconsistent
  • MC-69323 – Certain commands do not allow tab completing coordinate arguments
  • MC-69823 – /debug help text wrong
  • MC-69983 – Multiplayer Settings named wrongly
  • MC-69984 – The "Defaults" popup on the customized world generation options screen doesn`t disable hovering over stuff behind it
  • MC-69989 – Debug worlds generate one column twice
  • MC-70054 – Rabbits don`t follow players holding golden carrots or dandelions
  • MC-70111 – When a thrown ender pearl is in the air, it disappears after relogging
  • MC-70305 – "Sprint" is in the wrong category in Controls screen
  • MC-70308 – Bottom outline is missing in the Controls screen buttons
  • MC-70338 – Hopper: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space - creating debug image whilst stitching textures
  • MC-70359 – Block breaking remains when eating/blocking with a sword
  • MC-70431 – Minecraft 1.8 skin bug! (The layer in the right arm, does not show completely in first person)
  • MC-70472 – Crash when trying to connect to a server with more than 73 characters address
  • MC-70565 – when opening a chest in modded servers Minecraft crashes continuously
  • MC-70675 – End credits make no mention of Ryan Holtz (TheMogMiner) or Michael Stoyke (Searge)
  • MC-71436 – Screen goes black when "highlighting" players in spectator mode
  • MC-71777 – /achievement take taking too many achievements
  • MC-71973 – Tab list headers and footers stay even when rejoining a different server
  • MC-71981 – Uploading a hardcore world to Realms retains auto-ban
  • MC-72166 – Banners disappear at some angles
  • MC-72524 – Can`t place buttons on top of redstone blocks
  • MC-72583 – doTileDrops affects item frames
  • MC-72688 – /execute Detect gives false positive when in different dimension
  • MC-72806 – When using /stop server executes the shutdown sequence twice (and hangs if players are online)
  • MC-72868 – Mobs glitch through the ground under certain conditions
  • MC-72869 – The `Defaults` button on the Customized world screen does not disable itself after use
  • MC-72871 – Resizing the game makes buttons on "Defaults" popup on Customized world GUI disappear
  • MC-73098 – Zombie Pigman Unusual Behaviour
  • MC-74843 – Ender Dragon ignores CustomName
From the 1.7.2 development versions
  • MC-30937 – /summoned mobs riding XP orbs phase out of existence
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-44474 – Smooth teleportation while falling glitches player back up
  • MC-46455 – If you switch gamemode while inside a block or mob, you glitch inside it
  • MC-46670 – Withers trapped in a barrier box attacks barriers, killing it
  • MC-46809 – /say Not showing villager entity data if `CustomName` provided
  • MC-47987 – Entering a mobs view in spectator mode does not change if world is changed
  • MC-48220 – Constantly re-destroying a block with a command block eventually leads to server freezing
  • MC-48633 – Operation, test and enable doesn`t show up as options when typing /scoreboard players
  • MC-50695 – FallingSand becomes invisible when player rides anything
  • MC-51515 – SpreadPlayers Entity WitherSkull
  • MC-53046 – Odd LAN behavior and crash
  • MC-53558 – World Generator Crash when creating a custom new world (Different than others)
  • MC-53983 – Loading World on New World or loading screen disappears if the window size is changed
  • MC-54575 – Part of stair becomes invisible when placing a block near it
  • MC-54626 – Chicken jockey falls into solid block when chicken dies
  • MC-54929 – Fast creeper bug (aka Creeper Zurg Rush)
  • MC-55767 – Unable to hide wither skull names
  • MC-56798 – Replacing water does not stop its flow
  • MC-57266 – While using fast graphics, tree leaves render as fancy in the distance
  • MC-58132 – Spectator mode layer glitch
  • MC-58908 – /help for /worldborder not updated
  • MC-61610 – Bedrock at Y0 has wood log in it at x0 y0 z0
  • MC-61828 – Guardian doesn`t attack Players
  • MC-61844 – Creepers target iron golems, causing terrain damage without interaction of a player
  • MC-62103 – Bug with regeneration effect
  • MC-64353 – Leaving an area then coming back create ghost chests
  • MC-64515 – Inconsistency in piston timing
  • MC-64598 – Creative search tab text becomes offset
  • MC-64727 – Breaking Door corruption/crash
  • MC-65276 – Bow when held is upside down
  • MC-68880 – Rabbit falls through snow layers and suffocates
  • MC-69489 – Can`t summon Enderpearl
  • MC-69562 – Can`t play LAN whilst offline
  • MC-69862 – Can`t open chest/Furnace/ with item in hand
From the 1.3.1 development versions
  • MC-74231 – Flower Pot`s Blockdata won`t visually update
From the current version, hotfixed
  • MC-75346 – http://skins.minecraft.net/MinecraftSkins redirects to cape when no skin exists
  • MC-76755 – Crash somewhere in realm settings