Java Edition 1.RV-Pre1

From Minecraft Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Minecraft 1.RV-Pre1
Trendy update.png

Java Edition



Release date

March 31, 2016


Client (.json)

Protocol version


Data version


1.RV-Pre1 is an April Fools' joke pre-release, supposedly the first and only pre-release for 1.RV, also known as the Trendy Update. Mojang released the hoax announcement for the update and its pre-release on March 31, 2016.[1]



USB Charger.png
USB charger block
  • Functions the same as a redstone block, emitting a redstone signal with strength 15.
  • Can be used as a decoration block.
  • Has a blast resistance of 30 and hardness of 3.
  • Stacks up to 64
  • Can be crafted with this recipe:
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Iron Ingot +
Redstone Dust +
Gold Ingot


Reality vision.png
Reality vision
  • Equipped via the helmet armor slot.
  • When equipped, it shows a minimap in the bottom-center of the screen (which moves when the player's camera moves).
    • The minimap shows all chunks that are currently rendered.
    • The player's location is represented by a green beacon beam marker on the map.
  • Will make a sound when equipped.
  • Displays vision overlay (similar to the pumpkin overlay).
    • The overlay will change to a new overlay if the player goes into third person (unlike the pumpkin overlay), making the screen appear like an old television screen.
    • The overlay is called cantseeshitcaptain.png in the assets folder.
  • Activates a shader when equipped (scan_pincushion).
  • Stackable to 64
  • Signs display the text "OBEY" while glasses are equipped, a reference to the movie They Live.
Ankle Monitor.png
Ankle monitor
  • Equipped via the "boots" armor slot.
  • Will make a sound each time the player gets a notification.
  • When equipped in Survival mode, they can't be taken off.
  • Gives the player Slowness I effect when equipped.
  • If the player moves too far from the world spawn at nighttime, it will display the text "CURFEW WARNING! You are violating your house arrest! Get back by X meters!" (where X is the distance).
  • When the player travels to another dimension, it displays various messages from the monitor, in a special order.
    • For example:
      • "You are violating your house arrest!"
      • "Uuuh... where are you, anyway?"
  • Stackable up to 64.
Smarter Watch.png
Smarter watch
  • Equipped on the off-hand slot.
  • Shows the time above the hotbar where item tooltips are shown in human readable format (18:00, and 22:00 for example).
  • Will make a sound each time the player gets a notification.
  • Push notifications in the chat whenever a statistic reaches 10, 20, 30 ... 100, 200, 300 ... etc.
    • For example: "Notice! [Distance Flown] is now 600!"
    • Other messages are shown when the player takes damage and sometimes even shows item specific information in chat when items are crafted.
  • Stackable up to 64.


  • Mobs now have a chance of being equipped with any of the 3 items in listed above in the "Additions" section.
    • When they wear the reality vision, they will not attack the player, even if the player attacks them.
      • However, endermen with reality vision will still attack when looked at.
The sign texture found in the game files.
  • Signs have a different unique texture.
  • Sign text is now green.
  • Signs read "OBEY" while reality shades are equipped. This is a reference to the movie They Live.


1.RV-Pre1 is not supported due to being an April Fools' joke, and therefore issues affecting it will be closed as "Invalid" in the issue tracker.[3]


  • Sounds are saved in minecraft/sounds/buzzwords/sound_name.ogg where sound_name is replaced with the actual name of the sound, for example equipvr.ogg.
  • The update was released before April 1st by the developers.
  • The overlay for the reality vision in the assets folder, cantseeshitcaptain.png, is a reference to a popular meme from the TV show Star Trek.
  • The shader for the reality vision can be disabled by using F4.



  • This version was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.

See also[edit]