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1.14 (also referred to as Village and Pillage) is an upcoming update for Minecraft: Java Edition, planned to be released in early 2019. This update will include new varieties of stairs, slabs[1], blocks, Mobs, and other features.

As announced at Minecon 2018, the update may include any of the content that was mentioned in the the live stream.[2]

It has been confirmed that combat will not be overhauled in this update, with Mojang preferring to collect more player feedback. [3]

Java Edition version history
1.131.14 • 1.15(NYR)

Additions

Mobs

  • Fox
  • Pandas
  • Pillager
    • Hostile mob
    • Pillages villages with Illagers, killing villagers
    • Also found leading patrols of illagers in the wilderness
    • May be found riding an Illager Beast
  • Illager Beast
    • Hostile mob
    • Large four-legged beast with a head like an illager
    • Appears in illager patrols and illager raids
    • Tramples crops
    • Deals massive damage
    • Slow moving

Building Blocks

  • Scaffolding
    • New building blocks made of Bamboo
  • Lantern
  • Jigsaw Block
    • Unobtainable technical block
    • Responsible for generation of Pillager Outposts as well as the new villages.
  • Variants of Signs in Birch, Jungle, Dark Oak, Acacia, and Spruce woods
  • New Stair, Slab, and Wall variants
    • Mossy Stone Brick
    • Mossy Cobblestone
    • Red Sandstone
    • Andesite
    • Diorite
    • Granite
    • Red Nether Brick
    • End Stone Brick
  • More Stair and Slab variants
    • Stone
    • Smooth Sandstone
    • Polished Andesite
    • Polished Diorite
    • Polished Granite
    • Smooth Quartz
  • More Wall variants
    • Brick
    • Stone Brick
    • Sandstone
    • Prismarine

Utility Blocks

All of these blocks are found in Villages

  • Barrel
    • Compact storage container
    • Similar to a single Chest, but functions with a solid block above it
    • Found at the fisher cottage
  • Bell
    • Goes 'ding' when right clicked
    • Found at villages' common meeting areas
    • Uncraftable
  • Blast Furnace
    • Allows faster ore smelting and metal melting
    • Same fuel efficiency as a standard furnace
    • Gives less Experience Points
    • Found at the armourer shop
  • Cartography Table
    • Adds a GUI for expanding maps
    • Found at the cartographer shop
  • Grindstone
    • Removes non-curse enchantments from tools
    • Refunds a small amount of Experience
    • Can also combine the durability of two damaged tools
    • Found at the weaponsmith shop
  • Lectern
    • Lets multiple Players read a Book at once
    • Found at the library
  • Loom
    • Adds a GUI for patterning banners
    • Found at the shepherd house
  • Smoker
    • Allows faster food cooking
    • Same fuel efficiency as a furnace, running at 8 porkchops-per-coal
    • Found at butcher shop

The following are uncraftable and have no functionality, but are still found in villages

World Generation

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The new "ice plains" village introduced in snapshot 18w49a

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New desert villagers and building aesthetics introduced in snapshot 18w50a

Items

  • Crossbow
    • New ranged weapon
    • Deals slightly more
    • After loading, remains in the inventory ready to fire
    • Can be enchanted, with three new Enchantments unique to the crossbow
  • Bamboo
  • Suspicious Stew
    • Can be found in Shipwreck supply chests
    • Can be crafted with different flowers to produce different effects if consumed.
  • New Dyes
    • Brown Dye
    • Blue Dye
    • White Dye
    • Black Dye

Biomes

Status Effects

  • New Status Effect called Bad Omen
    • Applied when the player kills an Illager Patrol Leader
    • Triggers an illager raid when the player next enters a village
    • Two attack waves come for every level of Bad Omen
    • Villagers stop trading, instead emitting blue particles

Changes

Gameplay

  • Grindstone is now required to repair tools and weapons without an anvil instead of inventory/crafting table repairing

Technical

  • Removed option to turn off VBO in the settings of the game. VBO are now forced on.

Blocks

  • Vines can now be climed without the need of support blocks

Mobs

  • Villagers will have different themed outfits, depending on the biome they are in.
  • Cats and Ocelots are now two separate types of mob.
    • Stray cats can now spawn in Villages
    • Cats get a collar when tamed
      • Cats come into ten different textures.

Items

Textures

  • All textures are being updated
    • The legacy texture pack will still be available (called Programmer Art)

References