Minecraft Wiki


Release date

December 7, 2016

Build for


Alpha (also known as 1.0.0 build 4) is the fourth build version released for 1.0.0, also known as the Ender Update.[1]



  • Shulker shells
    • Aren't used for anything. They were added to allow players to collect them until a future update adds Shulker Boxes.[2]



  • The game should start much quicker now and/or won't hang on a black screen (Android only).


  • Redstone dust again makes red particles instead of white particles when broken.
  • Tweaked chorus fruit and chorus plant icons.
  • Glass should appear correctly again.


  • Chorus fruit and ender pearls now have cooldown animations.


  • Tweaked shulkers so natural armor is applied instead of absorption.
  • Silverfish's spawning behavior tweaked so it matches other versions.
  • Rabbits no longer spawn exponentially in icy biomes.
  • Polar bears don't sink into the snow as often anymore.
  • Shulkers now drop shulker shells.

Generated Structures[]

  • Tweaked igloos to use the correct ice blocks.


  • Fixed redstone repeaters so they don't fire too quickly.
  • Fixed an issue with pistons so they do not activate when adjacent to an unpowered block that is adjacent to a power source.
  • Baby villagers now appear as grownup villagers when they grow up.
  • Players no longer take damage due to lag when they move up or down.
  • Strays again have a 50% chance of dropping an Arrow of Slowness upon death.
  • Paintings now work correctly and don't crash the game.
  • Items in the Pocket Edition crafting screen that don't have the ingredients in the inventory show up again.
  • Fixed a crash when looking at the panorama after coming from the world template screen.
  • Fixed an issue where a player could respawn on the corner of a block rather than the center.
  • /tp or /teleport commands work again as expected.
  • Fixed a bug where players would sometimes regain experience levels that they had before they died.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Store to get stuck on the loading screen (Kindle Fire only).
  • Hoppers only pull in items from above them now.
  • Items a player picks up will now not move items to the hotbar if it would combine in the player's inventory.
  • Game no longer crashes if a player's spawn position is at the top of the world.
  • Fixed the constant block highlight flickering again.
  • Shulker projectiles now emit sound when launched or exploding.
  • Chorus plants and chorus fruit now have the correct sounds when placed and destroyed.
  • Swords enchanted with Looting no longer cause an invalid item to drop occasionally, which would crash the game when the item was picked up.
  • Fixed a pack import case where a .zip contained a folder containing the pack.
  • Endermen no longer teleport after death.
  • Iron golems no longer drown.
  • Players removed from a Realms whitelist who are in the Realm world are now always kicked from the world.
  • Trees that grow to full size from saplings are no longer invisible (Realms only).
  • Arrows of Harming no longer bounce off of mobs.
  • Fixed crashes that occurred when importing some texture packs.