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The Update that Changed the World
Edition

Java Edition

Official name

The Update that Changed the World

Released versions

1.7.2 •  1.7.4 •  1.7.5 •  1.7.6 •  1.7.7 •  1.7.8 •  1.7.9 •  1.7.10

This guide is a simplified overview of all the changes in The Update that Changed the World (Java Edition 1.7.x releases), which assumes at least some familiarity with the Horse Update (Java Edition 1.6.x releases).

Mobs[edit]

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Iron golems Iron Golem.png
  • Drop poppies instead of roses.
Creepers Creeper.png Can be detonated using a flint and steel.
Zombies Zombie.png
  • Reduced the lag that zombies created by pathfinding.
  • Can now spawn with and drop armor, bows and swords with the "Unbreaking" enchantment.
Witches Witch.png
  • Now drink a potion of water breathing, when they are trapped underwater.
  • Can drop a potion of water breathing upon death, as a rare drop.
  • Have been added to the mix of low light-level hostile mobs, spawning anywhere where the light level is below 7, including at night in every biome and in caverns.
  • They usually spawn in groups
  • They have roughly the same spawn rate as the enderman.
Spiders, cave spiders & endermens
  • Don't become hostile when attacking them in creative mode

Blocks[edit]

New[edit]

Name Image Obtaining Tool Required Uses
Stained glass White Stained Glass Revision 1.png
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Glass +
Matching Dye
  • It can be mined with pickaxe only
  • Can be crafted into stained glass panes using the same recipe as normal glass panes.
  • Can be used as decorative block
Acacia wood Acacia Log Axis Y Revision 2.png Found in Savanna biomes. Can be mined with any tool or hand. Can be crafted to Acacia wood planks
Dark oak wood Dark Oak Log Axis Y Revision 2.png Found in Roofed Forest biomes. Can be mined with any tool or hand. Can be crafted to Dark Oak wood planks
Acacia wood planks and Dark oak wood planks Acacia Planks JE1 BE1.png

Dark Oak Planks JE1 BE1.png

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Acacia Log
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dark Oak Log
Can be mined with any tool or hand
Acacia and Dark Oak Wood Slabs, Stairs, Leaves and Saplings. All they can be founded in Overworld or all except Leaves and Saplings can be crafted too. All slabs, stairs, leaves and sapling can be mined with any tool or hand Can be used as decorative block, or for crafting.
Packed ice Packed Ice JE1 BE2.png It can generates in Ice theme biomes It can be mined with pickaxe, that have got Silk Touch enchantment
  • When broken, it doesn't turn into water, like normal ice blocks do.
  • Does not melt.
Podzol Podzol JE1 BE1.png Only found naturally in Mega Taiga Biomes. It can be mined with any tool or pickaxe, but drops dirt.
  • Can be used as decorative block
Coarse Dirt Coarse Dirt JE1 BE1.png Obtainable only through commands. It can be mined with any tool or pickaxe.
  • Can be used as decorative block
Red sand Red Sand JE1 BE1.png Generated in the Mesa biome. Can be mined with any tool or hand
  • Can be smelted into glass and crafted into TNT.
Flowers Red, orange, white and pink tulips can be fonded in Flower Forest biome Can be mined with any tool or hand
  • Can be crafted to red, orange, light gray and pink dyes.

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Wood Oak Log Axis Y Revision 2.pngBirch Log Axis Y Revision 2.pngSpruce Log Axis Y Revision 2.pngDark Oak Log Axis Y Revision 5.pngAcacia Log Axis Y Revision 2.pngJungle Log Axis Y Revision 2.png
  • Wooden logs have different textures for their top and bottom
    • Oak Logs remain the same, as if being the default.
Cauldrons Cauldron Revision 1.png
  • Cauldrons with water in them will put out burning entities, taking away one water level each time.
Sugar canes Sugar Cane.png
  • Color/shade is affected by the biome color (similar to leaves, grass and vines).
Dead bushes Dead Bush JE1 BE1.png
  • Can be placed on hardened clay, stained clay, red sand and dirt.
Command blocks Command Blocks.gif
  • Show what command it ran recently in the GUI.
  • Extended character limit past the 10,000 mark.
Iron bars & glass panes Iron Bars (NESW).pngGlass Pane Revision 1.png
  • Connect to each other and glass blocks.
    • This includes panes of different colors.

Items[edit]

New[edit]

Name Image Obtaining Uses
Pufferfish Can be found, when fishing
  • Can be used for restoring hunger
    • Restores 1 ().
    • If eaten it will inflict
      • Poison IV (1:00)
      • Hunger III (0:15)
      • Nausea (0:15)
  • Used to brew a water breathing potion.
Salmon Can be found, when fishing
  • It can be used for restoring hunger
    • Eating it raw restores 2 ()
    • Cooked restores 6 ().
Clownfish Can be found, when fishing.
  • Can be eaten to restore 1 ().

Changed[edit]