Java Edition Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4

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Minecraft Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

October 13, 2011

Pre-release for

1.0.0

Download

Pre-reupload:
Client and server unavailable
Reupload:
Client (.json)

Server
Protocol version

20

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Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4 is the fourth pre-release for Java Edition 1.0.0, released on October 13, 2011, which adds the End dimension and the ender dragon, moon phases, completed the enchanting mechanics, changes fluid placement using buckets, and fixes some bugs.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

End portal block
  • Now functions properly.
End portal frame
  • Redesigned graphically.
End Stone
  • End Stone Revision 3.png The white cobblestone texture introduced in the previous pre-release was changed and end stone was added as a block with the overhauled texture.

Items[edit]

Glistering Melon Slice Revision 1.png Glistering melon
  • Used to brew potions of healing instead of ghast tears.
Ghast tear
  • Added before this version
  • Now used for potions of regeneration.
Splash Potions
  • Created by brewing an existing potion with gunpowder.
  • Has an Area of Effect when thrown.

Mobs[edit]

Ender dragons
  • New boss mob.

World generation[edit]

The End
Obsidian pillars

General[edit]

Enchanting
  • Now fully implemented.
Server.properties
  • New settings:
  • debug
  • enable-query
  • enable-rcon
  • query.port
  • rcon.password
  • rcon.port

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Buckets
  • Placing fluids (water or lava) with a bucket treats other fluid source blocks like solid blocks, allowing the player to place them on top of each other without an adjacent wall.

Gameplay[edit]

Status effects
Sun and Moon
  • The Sun and Moon now rise in the east and set in the west, based on the top of maps being North, and are round.
  • The Moon now has multiple phases, somewhat akin to the real Moon.

General[edit]

Texture Packs
  • The player can reload the texture pack by pressing F3+T.
Version number
  • No longer displays

Fixes[edit]

5 bugs fixed

  • Enchanting is now server-side instead of being only a client-side change.
  • Fixed ⇧ Shift + Click crash bug with enchanting tables and brewing stands.
  • Critical hits now appear in multiplayer.
  • Glass towers stretching to the top of the map no longer appear over strongholds.
  • Fixed all minecart with furnace bugs, except the lighting bug.

Reupload[edit]

  • This version was reuploaded to fix the incorrect version number,[1][2] which still displayed as "Beta 1.9 Prerelease 3".

References[edit]