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Java Edition guides/World of Color Update

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World of Color Update
Edition

Java Edition

Official name

World of Color Update

Released versions

1.12 •  1.12.1 •  1.12.2

This guide is a simplified overview of all the changes in the World of Color Update (Java Edition 1.12.x releases), which assumes at least some familiarity with the Exploration Update (Java Edition 1.11.x releases).

Mobs[edit]

New[edit]

Name Image Habitat Drops Note
Illusioner Illusioner Casting.png
  • Can only spawn by using the /summon Illusioner command
  • New Illager type
  • Affects players with Blindness for 20 seconds, then, he summons duplicates of himself
Parrot Blue Parrot.png
  • Passive mob, tamable with seeds
  • Normally is flying around, but it sits, when tired
  • They're dancing, if a jukebox is playing music nearby
  • It is not good idea to feed parrots with cookies

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Sheep White Sheep.pngWhite Sheep.pngOrange Sheep.pngMagenta Sheep.pngLight Blue Sheep.pngYellow Sheep.pngLime Sheep.pngPink Sheep.pngGray Sheep.pngLight Gray Sheep.pngCyan Sheep.pngPurple Sheep.pngBlue Sheep.pngBrown Sheep.pngGreen Sheep.pngRed Sheep.pngBlack Sheep.png
  • Changed color texture to match wool colors
Shulker Shulker Box.pngWhite Shulker Box.pngOrange Shulker Box.pngMagenta Shulker Box.pngLight Blue Shulker Box.pngYellow Shulker Box.pngLime Shulker Box.pngPink Shulker Box.pngGray Shulker Box.pngLight Gray Shulker Box.pngCyan Shulker Box.pngPurple Shulker Box.pngBlue Shulker Box.pngBrown Shulker Box.pngGreen Shulker Box.pngRed Shulker Box.pngBlack Shulker Box.png
  • Changed color texture to match wool colors
Wither Wither.png

Blocks[edit]

New[edit]

Name Image Obtaining Tool Required Uses
Concrete White Concrete.pngWhite Concrete.pngOrange Concrete.pngMagenta Concrete.pngLight Blue Concrete.pngYellow Concrete.pngLime Concrete.pngPink Concrete.pngGray Concrete.pngLight Gray Concrete.pngCyan Concrete.pngPurple Concrete.pngBlue Concrete.pngBrown Concrete.pngGreen Concrete.pngRed Concrete.pngBlack Concrete.png Can be broken with any pickaxe
  • Can be used as a decorative block
Concrete powder White Concrete Powder.pngWhite Concrete Powder.pngOrange Concrete Powder.pngMagenta Concrete Powder.pngLight Blue Concrete Powder.pngYellow Concrete Powder.pngLime Concrete Powder.pngPink Concrete Powder.pngGray Concrete Powder.pngLight Gray Concrete Powder.pngCyan Concrete Powder.pngPurple Concrete Powder.pngBlue Concrete Powder.pngBrown Concrete Powder.pngGreen Concrete Powder.pngRed Concrete Powder.pngBlack Concrete Powder.png
Ingredients Crafting recipe
Sand +
Matching Dye +
Gravel
Can be broken with any tool or hand, but fastest with a shovel
  • Can be used as a decorative block
  • Can be turned into Concrete if it comes into contact with water
Glazed terracotta White Glazed Terracotta.pngWhite Glazed Terracotta.pngOrange Glazed Terracotta.pngMagenta Glazed Terracotta.pngLight Blue Glazed Terracotta.pngYellow Glazed Terracotta.pngLime Glazed Terracotta.pngPink Glazed Terracotta.pngGray Glazed Terracotta.pngLight Gray Glazed Terracotta.pngCyan Glazed Terracotta.pngPurple Glazed Terracotta.pngBlue Glazed Terracotta.pngBrown Glazed Terracotta.pngGreen Glazed Terracotta.pngRed Glazed Terracotta.pngBlack Glazed Terracotta.png
Ingredients Smelting recipe
Matching Dyed Terracotta +
Any fuel


Can be broken with any pickaxe
  • Can be used as a decorative block
  • Can be useful in redstone mechanisms, as blocks pushed by pistons don't stick to it on the side

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Wools, banners and shulker boxes White Wool.pngWhite Wool.pngOrange Wool.pngMagenta Wool.pngLight Blue Wool.pngYellow Wool.pngLime Wool.pngPink Wool.pngGray Wool.pngLight Gray Wool.pngCyan Wool.pngPurple Wool.pngBlue Wool.pngBrown Wool.pngGreen Wool.pngRed Wool.pngBlack Wool.png

White Banner.pngWhite Banner.pngOrange Banner.pngMagenta Banner.pngLight Blue Banner.pngYellow Banner.pngLime Banner.pngPink Banner.pngGray Banner.pngLight Gray Banner.pngCyan Banner.pngPurple Banner.pngBlue Banner.pngBrown Banner.pngGreen Banner.pngRed Banner.pngBlack Banner.png

White Shulker Box.pngWhite Shulker Box.pngOrange Shulker Box.pngMagenta Shulker Box.pngLight Blue Shulker Box.pngYellow Shulker Box.pngLime Shulker Box.pngPink Shulker Box.pngGray Shulker Box.pngLight Gray Shulker Box.pngCyan Shulker Box.pngPurple Shulker Box.pngBlue Shulker Box.pngBrown Shulker Box.pngGreen Shulker Box.pngRed Shulker Box.pngBlack Shulker Box.png

Beds White Bed.pngWhite Bed.pngOrange Bed.pngMagenta Bed.pngLight Blue Bed.pngYellow Bed.pngLime Bed.pngPink Bed.pngGray Bed.pngLight Gray Bed.pngCyan Bed.pngPurple Bed.pngBlue Bed.pngBrown Bed.pngGreen Bed.pngRed Bed.pngBlack Bed.png
  • Now, it is block and 3D model in the inventory
    • It has got 3D model as block too
  • It is available in color variants
  • Beds are made bouncy, though they do not completely reduce all fall damage
Hardened clay Terracotta.png Renamed to Terracotta
Buttons, levers, redstone torches, torches, and tripwire hooks
Fences, cobblestone walls, glass panes, and iron bars
  • Now connect to the back and underside of stairs

Items[edit]

New[edit]

Name Image Obtaining Uses
Knowledge Book Knowledge book.png
  • Only available with commands
  • Unlock any recipe

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Map Map.png

Non-mob entities[edit]

Changed[edit]

Name Image Changed
Minecart with TNT Minecart with TNT Revision 1.png
  • No longer instantly explode when hit with fire charges; instead, they explode as if primed by an activator rail.
Paintings Painting Revision 1.png Will now try to place the largest possible in the available space it has

Sounds[edit]

New[edit]

Name Description
Xylophone It will be played, if Bone Block will be under the note block.
Bell It will be played, if Block of Gold will be under the note block.
Flute It will be played, if Clay will be under the note block.
Chime It will be played, if Packed ice will be under the note block.
Guitar It will be played, if Wool will be under the note block.
Parrot
Illusioner

Changed[edit]

Name Changed
Fishing Rod
  • Casting
  • Reeling
Eye of Ender
  • Throwing an eye of ender
  • An eye of ender exploding or popping back into item form
  • Putting ender eye in end portal frames (dinging sound)
End portal
  • Completing the end portal and having the portal spawn (evil sound)
Boat
  • Boat paddles
Player
  • Player drowning
  • Player burning
Notifications
  • Completing a challenge advancement
  • Toast notifications

Gameplay[edit]

New[edit]

Name Description
Recipe book
  • Catalogs recipes that are unlocked when the criteria are met
  • When a recipe is clicked, it will appear in the crafting grid, and can be crafted if materials are available

Changed[edit]

Name Changed
Advancements
  • Replaces Achievements
  • Can be customized via JSON files
  • There are currently 5 tabs
Now, it can be open by keyboard keybinding L.

Other[edit]

Changed[edit]

Name Changed
Java
  • Support for Java 6 and 7 was dropped in this version, so Java 8 or later is now required.