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Java Edition Alpha v1.0.8

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Minecraft Alpha v1.0.8
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Java Edition

Release date

July 20, 2010


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of 1.0.8

Alpha v1.0.8 was a version of Alpha released on July 20, 2010,[1] which added cows, milk, and leather. It also changed the crafting recipe for leather armor.


Leather JE1 BE1.png Leather
Cow Revision 1.png Cows
  • Drops 0-2 leather upon death
Milk Bucket JE1 BE1.png Milk Bucket
  • Currently unobtainable.
  • Has no function.


  • Leather armor is now crafted using leather, rather than wool
  • Renamed cloth/wool armor to leather armor


  1. Minecraft Alpha 1.0.8 – The Word of Notch, July 20, 2010