Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3

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Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3.png


Release date

October 6, 2011

Pre-release for




Protocol version


Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3 is the third pre-release for 1.0.0.


  • Completely redone potion system
  • Placeholder enchanting system
    • Enchantment Table
    • Enchanted items appear to glimmer, have blue tooltips and have "Enchanted!!" written below tooltip.
  • Eye of Ender
  • Unfinished End Portal in strongholds. Broken End portal frame blocks can be repaired with Eyes of Ender, though nothing further occurs.
  • End Portal Frame
  • Currently useless End portal block
  • Baby animals:
    • Baby chicken
    • Baby cow
    • Baby Mooshroom
    • Baby pig
    • Baby sheep
  • Item repair
  • Added Pie chart detailing CPU usage to debug screen.
  • Access to Skylands due to bug in terrain generation
  • End Stone before Beta 1.9-pre4.png A white cobblestone texture was added to the terrain.png in the spot where end stone would be found in the next pre-release; however it wasn't used by any block yet.


  • More randomly placed chests in strongholds
  • Exp level shown above Exp bar
  • Destroyed bookshelves drop 3 books.
  • Debug features:
    • 1x1 glass pillars protruding from ground to sky limit at location of strongholds.
  • The tooltips for rare items (Golden Apples, Music Discs) are now pink.


1 bug fixed


  • This version was re-released a few minutes after its initial release to remove some code relating to the Ender Dragon. This was possibly done to avoid leaking information, as the Ender Dragon had not yet been announced.
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