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Java Edition 1.8.7

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Minecraft 1.8.7
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Java Edition

Release date

June 5, 2015


Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


1.8.7 is an update to Minecraft which was released on June 5, 2015 to fix four security issues.[1] 1.8.7 is compatible with servers running 1.8 – 1.8.6.



  • No longer ignore the player while seeking shelter from the sun.


10 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-7873 – Server lag reduces knockback received.
  • MC-41798 – Dark borders and outlines with mip-mapping.
From 1.8
  • MC-54366 – Piston can push blocks one block far out of the world border.
  • MC-68155 – Skeletons won't shoot/ignore player when on fire/seeking shelter from sun.
From 1.8.1
  • MC-76166 – Wither skeletons and blazes not spawning in fortresses (besides spawner).
From 1.8.3
  • MC-78558 – Minecraft keeps freezing on Ubuntu 14.04.
Private issues
  • MC-80749 – Resource packs do not get cleaned up.[1]
  • MC-80750 – Resource packs continue downloading after disconnect.[1]
  • MC-80875 – Specific unicode character pair crashes tr_TR clients.[1]
  • MC-81001 – Signs can cause crashes.[1]


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