Java Edition Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6

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Minecraft Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6.png
Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6 in-game.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

November 11, 2011

Pre-release for

1.0.0

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Protocol version

22

Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6 is the sixth and final pre-release for Java Edition 1.0.0, released on November 11, 2011,[1] which adds dragon eggs, End crystals, credits, new video settings, changes the mining time of some blocks, changes the ender dragon boss fight, and fixes some bugs.

Additions[edit]

Blocks[edit]

Dragon Egg JE1 BE1.png Dragon egg
  • Currently has no use.

Non-mob entities[edit]

End Crystal JE1.pngEnd crystals
  • Sits atop of a block of bedrock.
  • It is diamond shaped, with 2 cubes spinning on their axis with a point at the center.
  • Fires a healing beam at the ender dragon when within range.
  • Can be destroyed with a melee or hit with an arrow, causing an explosion.
  • They appear on all obsidian pillars in the End.

General[edit]

Ending titles and credits
  • Have been added to the game.
Minecraft.jar
  • Added the following files to /title/:
  • credits.txt
  • earlyplayers.txt
  • win.txt
Video settings
  • Added "Particles" setting.
  • Has three possible states:
  • "All", rendering all particle effects.
  • "Decreased", rendering half of all particle effects.
  • "Minimal", rendering no particle effects (except for those created when breaking blocks).

Changes[edit]

Blocks[edit]

General
  • Several block's tool weaknesses have been fixed, such as crafting tables now mining faster with an axe and rails now mining faster with a pickaxe.
Beds
  • Attempting to sleep in a bed while hostile mobs are nearby will display "You may not rest now, there are monsters nearby".
Doors, Iron bars, Monster spawners, Nether bricks, Obsidian, Redstone ore, Stone bricks
  • Decreased mining time.
Fire
  • Fire above bedrock in The End will now burn forever.
Grass Block JE6 BE5.png Grass Block
  • Texture changed from Grass Block JE5.png
Sand JE3 BE1.png Sand
  • Texture changed from Sand JE2.png
Stairs
  • Mined stairs of any materials will drop a stair block now instead of a block form of its material.
Water
  • Downward flowing water now creates flowing water once more.

Items[edit]

Tools
  • Tools not suited to digging a certain block can be faster than digging by hand, e.g. a pickaxe can dig dirt faster than by hand, but not faster than by shovel.

Mobs[edit]

Ender dragons
  • More finished boss fight.
  • "Boss Health" meter appears on the middle top part of the screen in the same purple hue as the ender dragon.
  • Leaves behind an exit portal with the dragon egg sitting on top to return the players to their spawn point/bed.

Gameplay[edit]

Enchanting
  • 'Efficiency' enchantment now affects all blocks for any item enchanted with it.
Sun and Moon
  • are now square again.

Fixes[edit]

12 bugs fixed

  • Entity model errors fixed.
  • Armor durability is back to being much longer, longer than it ever was in Beta 1.8.
  • Using items and hitting mobs no longer uses up items/durability in creative.
  • Lily pads are now a block which can be stood on.
  • Ferns, tall grass and lily pads are now available in the creative inventory.
  • Unnecessary block versions of cake and sugar cane removed from creative inventory.
  • Enchantment tables now take time to mine, instead of one punch.
  • "Mods and Texture Packs" changed to "Texture Packs".
  • Repeater clocks no longer get stuck when unloading the chunk.
  • Placing fences under farmland doesn't stop it from turning back into dirt.
  • A Minecart with Furnace is able to push empty minecarts in any direction.
  • Baby sheep from dyed parents are now born dyed instead of always being white.

Trivia[edit]

  • This version was released on 11/11/11 (November 11, 2011). That date was the planned release date for Minecraft 1.0.0 and MINECON 2011.[2]
  • This is the last version where the player makes the classical "ooh!" sound when hurt.

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