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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox One, Windows 10, Android: April 30, 2020

Beta for


Protocol version


Beta is the eleventh beta version for Bedrock Edition 1.16.0, released on April 30, 2020,[1] which makes some parity changes and fixes bugs.



  • Can now be crafted.
Crimson trapdoors
  • IDs have been changed from crimson_trap_door to crimson_trapdoor.
Nether sprouts
  • Changed the texture to match Java Edition.
Polished basalt
  • Can now be crafted by putting basalt in a stonecutter.
  • Crafting polished basalt now gives the player the correct amount of blocks in return.
Soul fire
Warped wart blocks
  • IDs have been changed from blue_nether_wart_block to warped_wart_block.


Banner patterns
  • Renamed the piglin banner pattern to "Snout".
Spawn eggs
  • The texture of the piglin and hoglin spawn eggs now match Java Edition.


  • Added sounds for converting into zoglins.
  • Baby hoglins now have larger heads.
  • Now flee from zoglins.

World generation[]

Bastion remnants
  • A magma cube spawner can now be found in the treasure room.
  • Changed loot tables, removing and adding some items.
Ruined portals
  • Will now generate made out of blackstone if generated in the Nether, instead of nether bricks.
  • Tweaked chest loot.
  • Now generate less frequently.


  • Fixed a crash that could occur when trying to stack different types of slab (MCPE-73435).
  • Removed quotation marks from loading screen tips.
  • Fixed the issue with ambient noises playing too frequently in the Nether (MCPE-69154).
  • Renamed various blocks, and renamed JSON files to reflect changed block names (MCPE-65390).
  • The “Change Emotes” button is no longer missing on Android devices (MCPE-69082).
  • The "p" in "Pigstep" music disc is now capitalized (MCPE-70466).
  • Adjusted hopper hitbox shape (MCPE-47541)
  • Nether sprouts item texture no longer extends outside the bounds of an item frame when rotated.
  • Spawned cave mobs aren't counted as surface mobs anymore (MCPE-41273).
  • Added nether wood crafting recipes and make them not burn as fuel in furnaces (MCPE-65391).
  • Fire now ticks properly, and can be extinguished by rain (MCPE-69072).
  • Added chain crafting recipe (MCPE-69089).
  • Added fire sound for soul fire (MCPE-66899).
  • Gold ore can now be smelted in furnaces and blast furnaces (MCPE-68978).
  • Smelting ancient debris now gives XP (MCPE-65787).
  • Quartz bricks can be now only be crafted quartz blocks.
  • Warped and crimson stems can no longer replace blocks when grown or are generated (MCPE-65661).
  • Shields can now be dispensed and equipped to players.
  • Fortune enchantment now works again (MCPE-67169).
  • Pumpkins and melons will now grow when underneath observers (MCPE-48717).
  • Fixed a bug that would cause the ender dragon to reset after leaving and returning to fight area (MCPE-51501).
  • Fixed an issue with too many cats spawning in villages (MCPE-60331).
  • Hoglins no longer spin around when moving down full blocks.
  • Fixed bug in `MeleeAttackGoal` where mobs would not attack if they were sitting in a boat or minecart.
  • Tweaked spawn rates for piglins, hoglins, and zombified piglins.
  • Piglins now correctly equip golden armor when it is thrown to them.
  • Piglins that are admiring now drop gold ingot if one-shotted.
  • Hoglin and strider babies now have the lead attached at the correct spot
  • Zombified piglins are now immune to fire damage (MCPE-65381).
  • Also changed the ‘fireimmune’ attribute to be correct for multiple mobs.
  • Wither skeletons now render armor correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where a mob could catch on fire if it was standing on an entity that was in lava.
  • Bees no longer get stuck under stairs (MCPE-61625).
  • Tweaked the baby strider hitbox which was too small.
  • Mobs now correctly equip netherite armor.
  • Piglins can now exist in Peaceful difficulty (MCPE-65405).
  • Piglins no longer hover when aboard boats and minecarts (MCPE-68258).
  • Endermen can now spawn in the soul sand valley biome.
  • Piglins and hoglins now flee from zoglins (MCPE-69784).
  • The correct sound now plays when hoglins transform into Zoglins.
World generation
  • Ruined portals in nether now use blackstone.
  • Fire charges can now be found in ruined portal chests.
  • Tweaked ruined portal loot tables - changed number of rolls to match Java.
  • Updated bastion loot tables (MCPE-69005, MCPE-68986).
  • Magma cube spawners now generate inside bastions (MCPE-69424).
  • Walls in generated structures now form the proper connections (MCPE-66369).
  • Golden tools that are being examined by piglins render correctly in their hands (MCPE-72477, MCPE-70868).
  • Piglins arms now swing correctly when walking.
  • Fire now burns blue when burning on soul sand (MCPE-65429).
User interface
  • Fixed iOS keyboard covering the text input box when typing (MCPE-53030).


  • Minecraft Feedback site misspells "Quartz Bricks can now only be crafted using Quartz blocks" as "Quartz Bricks can be now only be crafted Quartz blocks".