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Minecraft Snapshot 20w19a Available Now!

Posted: May 11, 2020 in Minecraft Server Updates

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The Nether Update is just around the corner and Mojang is tightening up the final changes before release. This update is a small one but has some pretty great changes as well as a ton of bug fixes. Let’s hop in and see what’s new!


New Features in 20w19a


  • Patches of blackstone and gravel now generate in all Nether biomes, and patches of soul sand now generate in Soulsand Valleys
  • Added “distance by strider” statistic


Changes in 20w19a


  • Villagers can now spawn iron golems regardless of their profession status or latest working time
  • Bastions are now a bit less common
  • Lowered the amount that weeping and twisting vines grow when bonemealed
  • You now need to use shears to get an item when breaking Nether Sprouts
  • Tweaked spawning of mobs to more closely adhere to mob caps
  • Biome distribution in the Nether has been tweaked


Technical Changes in 20w19


  • Fish now have their own mob category and mob cap


The update is so close!


Mojang has still yet to reveal the release date for the new Nether Update but it’s very close. We can’t wait to get our hands on it and see what amazing things plugin and mod developers alike do with the new changes! As always be sure to check out the full post here if you want the full technical run down and list of bug fixes.


Until next time,

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