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Java Edition 15w40a

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15w40a
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

September 30, 2015

Snapshot for

1.9

Download

Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version

75

Data version

133

15w40a is the twenty-ninth snapshot released for 1.9.[1]

Changes[edit]

Mobs[edit]

General
  • Changes to mob pathfinding.
    • Mobs now avoid cacti and fire.
    • Passive mobs following a player holding food will now go around water, if possible.
  • Entities panicking and on fire will preferentially run towards water within ±5 blocks horizontally and ±4 blocks vertically, even if they cannot actually reach it.
Shulkers
  • No longer attack in peaceful difficulty.
    • Shulker bullets despawn in peaceful, but not shulkers themselves.

Gameplay[edit]

Health
  • Health regenerates 1♥ every half-second instead of 1♥ every 4 seconds, when saturation is not empty.
    • Regenerating health increases exhaustion by 4 points rather than 3.

Fixes[edit]

6 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.9
  • MC-68403 – Entities become invisible after death and respawn.
From the 1.9 development versions
  • MC-84537 – Signed written book doesn't open when in off hand.
  • MC-86946 – Pick block in survival on items that are not on the hotbar causes client/server desync.
  • MC-88847 – Upside-down stairs are messed up.
  • MC-89602 – Minecart chests spewing out items.
From the previous development version
  • MC-89593 – The Void required for Adventuring Time.

Video[edit]

Video made by slicedlime:

Trivia[edit]

  • 15w40a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.

References[edit]