Java Edition Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6

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Minecraft Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

November 11, 2011

Pre-release for

1.0.0

Download

Client (.json)
Server

Protocol version

22

Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6 is the sixth and final pre-release for Java Edition 1.0.0, released on November 11, 2011, which adds dragon eggs, End crystals, credits, new video settings, changes the mining time of some blocks, changes the ender dragon boss fight, and fixes some bugs.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Dragon Egg.png Dragon egg
  • Currently has no use.

Non-mob entities[edit]

End crystals
  • Sits atop of a block of bedrock.
  • It is diamond shaped, with 2 cubes spinning on their axis with a point at the center.
  • Fires a healing beam at the ender dragon when within range.
  • Can be destroyed with a melee or hit with an arrow, causing an explosion.
  • They appear on all obsidian pillars in the End.

General[edit]

Ending titles and credits
  • Have been added to the game.
Minecraft.jar
  • Added the following to /title/:
  • credits.txt
  • earlyplayers.txt
  • win.txt
Video settings
  • Added "Particles" setting.
  • Has three possible states:
  • "All", rendering all particle effects.
  • "Decreased", rendering half of all particle effects.
  • "Minimal", rendering no particle effects (except for those created when breaking blocks).

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

General
  • Several block's tool weaknesses have been fixed, such as crafting tables now mining faster with an axe and rails now mining faster with a pickaxe.
Beds
  • Attempting to sleep in a bed while hostile mobs are nearby will display "You may not rest now, there are monsters nearby".
Doors
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Grass Block Revision 6.png Grass Block
  • Texture changed from Grass Block Revision 5.png
Iron bars
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Monster spawners
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Nether bricks
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Obsidian
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Redstone ore
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Sand Revision 3.png Sand
  • Texture changed from Sand Revision 2.png
Stairs
  • Mined stairs of any materials will drop a stair block now instead of a block form of its material.
Stone bricks
  • Changed the mining time to make it faster.
Water
  • Downward flowing water now creates flowing water once more.

Items[edit]

Tools
  • Tools not suited to digging a certain block can be faster than digging by hand, e.g. a pickaxe can dig dirt faster than by hand, but not faster than by shovel.

Mobs[edit]

Ender dragons
  • More finished boss fight.
  • "Boss Health" meter appears on the middle top part of the screen in the same purple hue as the ender dragon.
  • Leaves behind a fountain-like bedrock structure with the dragon egg sitting on top, and has an exit portal to return to the players spawn point/bed.

Gameplay[edit]

Enchanting
  • 'Efficiency' enchantment now affects all blocks for any item enchanted with it.
Sun and Moon
  • Sun and moon are square again.

Fixes[edit]

12 bugs fixed

  • Entity model errors fixed.
  • Armor durability is much back to being larger, larger than it even was in Beta 1.8.
  • Using items and hitting mobs no longer uses up items/durability in creative.
  • Lily pads are now a block which can be stood on.
  • Ferns, tall grass and lily pads are now available in the creative inventory.
  • Unnecessary block versions of cake and sugar cane removed from creative inventory.
  • Enchantment tables now take time to mine, instead of one punch.
  • "Mods and Texture Packs" changed to "Texture Packs".
  • Repeater clocks no longer get stuck when unloading the chunk.
  • Placing fences under farmland doesn't stop it from turning back into dirt.
  • A Minecart with Furnace is able to push empty minecart in any direction.
  • Baby sheep from dyed parents are now born dyed instead of always being white.