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Bedrock Edition



Release date

Xbox, Windows, Android, iOS/iPadOS: February 17, 2022

Beta for


Protocol version


Beta (Xbox, Windows, Android) or Preview (iOS/iPadOS, Xbox, Windows) is the fourth beta/preview for Bedrock Edition 1.18.30[a], released on February 17, 2022,[2] which balances the mob spawning in snowy taigas, brings parity in mobs' damage values and fixes armor, protection and damage calculation and several bugs.



  • Spruce Boat (item) JE3 BE5.png Dark Oak Boat (item) JE3 BE4.png Spruce and dark oak boats now correctly use their updated item sprites.[3]


Farm animals
Ranged attacks
  • Blaze fireballs, evoker's fang magic attack and shulker bullets now deal consistent damage across all difficulties.
  • Baby hoglins no longer attack players.
Magma cubes
  • Tiny magma cubes now do slightly more damage, from 2♥ to 3♥♥ on normal.
  • The melee "short-ranged" attack does slightly less damage, from 3♥♥ to 2♥ on normal.
  • Now deal slightly less damage, from 3♥♥ to 2♥ on normal.
Untamed wolves
  • Now deal slightly more damage, from 3♥♥ to 4♥♥ on normal.
  • Baby zoglins now deal slightly less damage, from 1♥ to 0.5♥ × 0.25 (14 of a hearth) on normal.

Command format[]

  • Temporarily removed.


  • Fixed actor definition identifiers not being recognized if the item or block name contains "."
  • Damage is now calculated more accurately, we now properly calculate and store partial damage for larger damage.
  • Armor and protection reduction calculations have been made more accurate.
  • Ender dragon's magic breath attack now properly deals damage (MCPE-94317).
  • The player's position when rejoining a world will remain the same if they quit while in lava (MCPE-82480).
  • Players can now fly down through ladders and other climbable blocks such as vines in creative without stopping (MCPE-82480).
  • Fixed a bug where shield blocking animation stops playing smoothly after blocking once (MCPE-149838).
  • Fixed a bug where "carrots_stage_3" texture filename was incorrect and did not show up in-game (MCPE-152175).
  • Bees no longer become angry when beehives are destroyed by Silk Touch (MCPE-83550).
User Interface
  • Buttons in touch controls no longer get stuck in pressed state when players go outside of the button area (MCPE-151921).
  • Fixed an issue where text would display incorrectly on certain Android devices in the new UI (MCPE-151916).
  • Fixed a crashing issue that could occur when hovering over the search bar in the crafting menu when playing with a controller.
  • Coin Purchase Screen now includes “Coin Starter Bundles” for purchase on some platforms.
  • Game no longer hangs/crashes when clicking "View More".
  • Marketplace tags now fit in description section.
  • Download popup no longer flickers when closed.
  • Client now supports multiple player count tags in Marketplace pages.
  • Added warning popup on Marketplace pages when attempting to equip skin pack skin while character creator item is equipped.
Character Creator
  • Fixed an issue which caused some emotes to have unintended rotations when near the end of their animation (MCPE-134328).


  1. Bedrock Edition 1.18.20 is not a version of the game and its betas are instead part of 1.18.30.[1]


  1. 1.18.20 rolled into 1.18.30; CornerHard on Twitch - March 30, 2022
  2. "Minecraft Beta - (Xbox / Windows / Android)" – feedback.minecraft.net, February 17, 2022.
  3. MCPE-152262 – resolved as "Fixed"