17w16a is the sixth 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 .



Narrator See the multiplayer experience in Minecraft. For the multiplayer software, see Server. PvP (Player versus Player) on a multiplayer server. Multiplayer is the server-based version of Minecraft that enables multiple players to minecraft
  • Now displays a message whenever the Narrator isn`t available
Controls Minecraft uses the standard control scheme of mouse and keyboard controls as input. The game cannot be played using only a mouse or only a keyboard using the default control scheme. The controls menu is minecraft
  • Pressing F1 will now hide all toast messages
NBT format
  • Improved NBT parsing in commands
    • Keys can now (optionally) be quoted, e.g: "Motion":0.0,0.0,0.0
    • Unquoted string values are now stricter; they can no longer contain spaces or special symbols, e.g: CustomName:Test Test
    • Indices, which were previously optional in lists, are no longer allowed, e.g: Motion:0:7.3,1:1.0,2:3.1
    • Empty keys and values are no longer allowed
  • Improved error messaging; now points to where exactly the error occurred


Hardened Clay Terracotta Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 21 Tool Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No Experience Smelted: 0.1 Drops Itself Data values Terracotta dec: 172 hex: AC bin: 10101100 Stained Terracotta dec: 159 hex: 9F bin: 10011111 Name Terracotta hardened_clay minecraft
  • Renamed to terracotta
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
Shulker Box Shulker Box Type Block Entity Physics No Transparency Yes Luminance No Blast resistance 30 Hardness 6 Tool Renewable No Stackable No Flammable No Drops Itself Block entity id shulker_box Data values PC: dec: 219 hex: DB bin: 11011011 minecraft
Command Block Command Block Type Block Entity Physics No Transparency No Luminance No Blast resistance 18,000,000 Hardness -1 Tool None Renewable No Stackable Yes (64) Flammable No First appearances See history Drops None Block entity id command_block minecraft
  • Now executes all of the commands in a chain before scheduling them for the next tick.
    • It is now possible to stop/modify the operation of a chain via commands and get results instantly (as opposed to getting them in a 1 tick delay).


Comparison of old and new shulker and shulker box colors.
Shulker Shulker Health points 30 ( × 15) Armor points 20 ( × 10) when closed Attack strength 4 () Size Closed: Height: 1.0 Blocks Width: 1.0 Blocks Open: Height: 1.2069 Blocks Width: 1.0 Blocks Spawn End city minecraft




27 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.12
  • MC-9565 – Fences and Cobblestone Walls connect to Fence Gates, which are facing the other direction
  • MC-95560 – Wrong command message: Last character of NBT parsing error message is missing
  • MC-97662 – NBT parser regex checks for pipebars as tag declaration
  • MC-114219 – NBT integer array regex matches non integer arrays
  • MC-114220 – NBT integer arrays have trailing comma in string representation
From the 1.12 development versions
  • MC-113915 – Inadvertently saving/overwriting saved hotbars due to stuck modifier key
  • MC-114889 – Parrots on shoulders disappear when flying up in creative or spectator mode
  • MC-115046 – Recipe book icon changes when wearing enchanted armor
  • MC-115336 – Closing crafting menu drops or deletes items in some cases
  • MC-115528 – Local client crashes when using the new shift click recipe book in a server
  • MC-115603 – Shift clicking recipe deletes other applicable items with different meta data
From the previous development version
  • MC-115797 – Server output shows errors and nothing else
  • MC-115802 – Crash when going to Statistics/items-blocks or trying to customize Superflat settings
  • MC-115806 – Clicking on coloring white bed recipe selects creating bed recipe (placing planks in armor slots of player)
  • MC-115807 – Game crash if right clicked on the underside of block with torch in hand
  • MC-115809 – Advancements/recipes notifications don`t show correctly in F1 mode.
  • MC-115812 – ⇧ Shift + F3 crashes the game
  • MC-115837 – Gap between advancements and recipe toast
  • MC-115873 – Can`t drop items by clicking outside of inventory
  • MC-115938 – Toasts darken in some GUIs and while some tooltips are displayed
  • MC-115942 – Parrots imitating mobs causes null pointer exception
  • MC-116004 – "Parrot" isn`t translatable in the "imitates" subtitle
  • MC-116136 – Parrots are invisible when on shoulder
  • MC-116213 – Parrots on your shoulder change color when the player is wearing an enchanted elytra
  • MC-116314 – Bows destroy other bows while crafting using recipe book
  • MC-116316 – Shulker boxes not matching the new hues
From the current version, hotfixed
  • MC-116352 – Crash when opening the chat settings