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Release date

July 2, 2014

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14w27a is the thirty-second snapshot released for 1.8.[1]



  • Rabbits
    • Have 8 skins including black, white, brown, gold, black & white, salt & pepper, Toast, and the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog.
      • Naming a rabbit spawn egg or name tag "Toast" will give rabbits a special skin as a memorial to user xyzen420's girlfriend's lost rabbit 'Toast'[2]
      • The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog
        • 1/1000 chance of spawning; it is hostile and deals 5 () on easy, 8 () on normal difficulty and 12 () on hard
        • A reference to the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail[citation needed]
        • It is perfectly white except for its mouth, which has a blood red outline
        • It can be directly spawned in with the command /summon Rabbit ~ ~ ~ {RabbitType:99}
    • Rabbits can be tamed/bred using carrots, golden carrots or dandelions.
      • Rabbits cannot be bred unless tamed
    • Rabbits will be scared of the player and run away from it when untamed, similarly to ocelots.


  • Rabbit spawn egg
    • Spawns rabbits
    • Brown colored with brown spots
    • Has a random chance of spawning 3 rabbits
  • Rabbit hide
    • Can be put in a 2 x 2 arrangement to receive 1 leather
    • Drops from rabbits
  • Raw rabbit
    • Restores 3 ()
    • Can be cooked to make cooked rabbit
    • Drops from rabbits
  • Cooked rabbit
    • Restores 5 ()
  • Rabbit's foot
    • Used to brew potions of leaping
    • Drops from rabbits
  • Raw mutton
    • Restores 2 ()
    • Drops from sheep
    • Can be cooked to make cooked mutton
  • Cooked mutton
    • Restores 6 ()
  • Rabbit stew
    • Restores 10 ()
    • Recipe: 1 cooked rabbit, 1 mushroom, 1 carrot, 1 baked potato, and 1 bowl in a shaped recipe.
  • Potion of Leaping
    • Adds effect jump boost, for "I" and "II" levels.
    • Brewed with a rabbit's foot and an awkward potion.
    • The potion and bubbles are bright green colored.
      • Prior to this version, the particles were lavender.


  • NBT tags
    • New {CommandStats:} tag for command blocks and signs
      • Allows a command block or sign to increase a certain score in the scoreboard when it runs successfully
        • The command will increase the score based on the number of items/blocks/entities/successes
        • For example, a command block with this tag running a command which affects items (e.g. /give) will cause it to update the score based on the number of items given
      • Usage: {CommandStats:{AffectedItemsName:"playername", AffectedItemsObjective:"objective", AffectedBlocksName:"playername", AffectedBlocksObjective:"objective", AffectedEntitiesName:"playername", AffectedEntitiesObjective:"objective", SuccessCountName:"playername", SuccessCountObjective:"objective"}}



  • Debug mode world type
    • Tweaked world creation
      • Other world options are not available
      • Only spectator mode can be enabled
    • Now includes all block states rather than all data values
      • This includes all possible states of redstone wire, fire, tripwire, stairs, etc.
    • Arrangement of blocks is very different and a lot smaller, every block state only generates once
  • Debug screen
    • Now shows variant states after the item (ex. minecraft:cauldron[level=1])
  • Particles
    • Changed the particle effect when landing on a block, looks a lot more scattered
  • Block models
    • Replaced block state names with the actual block state data, separated by commas.

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12 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.8

  • MC-15202 – Player can be pushed around by mobs while on horseback
  • MC-16387 – Nether Fortresses are ignoring "Generate Structure" setting at world creation
  • MC-26987 – Horse tries to breed with another horse that is not yet in Love mode
  • MC-29558 – Double plants cannot be broken by placing a different block on the block it occupies
  • MC-29803 – Statistics doesn't resize / Buttons missing after resize
  • MC-30002 – Falling / Landing particles / particles applied to the player centered on the block rather than the player
  • MC-36489 – Mooshrooms lose their name (from name tag) when sheared
  • MC-37416 – when the disk is put in jukebox the name does not appear

From the 1.8 snapshots

  • MC-58935 – Breaking dirt & coarse dirt has podzol particles
  • MC-59146 – Dirt in achievement background has podzol texture
  • MC-59250 – Enderman picking up dirt turns into podzol
  • MC-59402 – Fences and Iron bars show "false" / Redstone shows "up" in all cardinal directions regardless if other blocks connected or not