Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6

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Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6
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Release date

November 11, 2011

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Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6 is the sixth and final pre-release for 1.0.0.


  • Added (currently useless) dragon egg.
  • Added the following to /title/ in minecraft.jar:
    • credits.txt
    • earlyplayers.txt
    • win.txt
  • Added "Particles" setting in Video Settings
    • 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).
  • Added ending titles and credits.
  • End crystal added
    • Is an entity which sits atop of a block of bedrock.
    • It is diamond shaped, with 2 cubes spinning on their axis with a point at the center that fires a healing beam at the ender dragon when within range, and can be destroyed with a melee or hit with an arrow, causing an explosion.
    • They appear on all obsidian spikes in the End.


  • Revised beds
    • Attempting to sleep in a bed while hostile mobs are nearby will display "You may not rest now, there are monsters nearby".
  • 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.
  • Mined stairs of any materials will drop a stair block now instead of a block form of its material.
  • Changes to the mining time of many blocks, including redstone ore, stone brick, nether bricks (called nether brick at the time), iron bars, doors, monster spawners and obsidian, making their mining times much faster.
  • 'Efficiency' enchantment now affects all blocks for any item enchanted with it.
  • 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.
  • More minor changes to textures, this time to:
    • Side texture of grass, adhering to dirt texture change in previous pre-release.
    • Sand.
  • Sun and moon are square again.
  • Downward flowing water now creates flowing water once more.
  • More finished ender dragon 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.


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.
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