17w13a is the second snapshot released for 1.12 1.12 Official name World of Color Update 1] Release date Jun. 7, 2017 Development versions View all Snapshot 17w06a 17w13a 17w13b 17w14a 17w15a 17w16a 17w16b 17w17a 17w17b 17w18a 17w18b Pre-release 1.12-pre1 1.12-pre2 1.12-pre3 1.12-pre4 1.12-pre5 minecraft .



Achievements Pocket Edition & Console Edition only The popup that appears when an achievement is earned. "The End?" and "The End." redirect here. For the dimension, see The End. Certain names of achievements redirect here. For minecraft
  • Removed and replaced by advancements
Crafting Crafting is the method by which many blocks, tools, and materials are made in Minecraft. In order to craft something, players must move items from their inventory to a crafting grid. A 2×2 crafting grid minecraft
  • Closing the crafting interface with items inside will no longer drop the items in front of you, but will send them instead to the inventory.
Java version
  • This is the first snapshot to use, and thus require, Java 8.
Moving backwards
  • The player`s body now entirely faces to the front, when moving backwards.
    • Prior to this snapshot, moving backwards would cause the player model to rotate one side, making it look like the player was strafing backwards somewhat.


/recipe player name|*>

  • Can unlock, or lock, the given recipes for the given player
  • If * is specified, it will lock or unlock all recipes for the player

/advancement player> advancement> criterion

  • Can grant, test or revoke advancements, and particular advancement criteria, for a given player


  • doLimitedCrafting
    • Off by default
    • Enabling will only allow players to craft recipes they have unlocked


Knowledge Book Knowledge Book Type Items Durability N/A Renewable No Stackable No First appearances See History Data value dec: 453 hex: 1C5 bin: 111000101 Name knowledge_book Knowledge books are utility items that reveal crafting recipes to the player when used. minecraft
Spawn eggs Spawn Egg Type Items Durability N/A Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Yes (16) (Console Edition) First appearances See History Data value dec: 383 hex: 17F bin: 101111111 Name spawn_egg “ You know what would be fun? If every minecraft
  • Parrot (new mob): Green with red dots.


Parrots Parrot Health points 6 () Size Height: 0.9 Blocks Width: 0.5 Blocks Spawn Jungle Drops Feather (1–2) Experience 1–3 Internal ID 105 Entity ID parrot Java Edition Only Parrots are flying tamable mobs. Contents 1 minecraft


Comparison of the terracotta texture changes.
Glazed Terracotta See the mosaic block. For the naturally generating block, see Terracotta. Glazed Terracotta Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 7 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Drops Itself Data values minecraft
  • Textured changed for cyan, magenta, orange, and white glazed terracotta, to remove unintentional and potentially offensive imagery.
Beacons Beacon Type Block Entity Physics No Transparency PC, CE: Yes PE: No Luminance Yes, 15 Blast resistance 15 Hardness 3 Tool Any tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops minecraft
  • Now display their name when hovering over them
Enchantment Table Enchantment Table Type Solid Block Requirements None Physics No Transparency Yes Luminance Computer: No Pocket Edition: 12 Blast resistance 6,000 Hardness 5 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See History Drops minecraft
  • Now display their name when hovering over them


2 issues fixed
From the previous development version
  • MC-113377 ⃢₀ₓ New block Swastika
  • MC-113844 ⃢₀ₓ White Glazed Terracotta symbol (looks like the symbol of the Hungarian Nazi party)


At the time of uploading the first build, users reported issues of crashing on macOS. A hotfix was later released which fixed the crash issue on the operating system.