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Minecraft 1.14.3 Pre-Release 2
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Java Edition



Release date

June 7, 2019

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1.14.3 Pre-Release 2 (known as 1.14.3-pre2 in the launcher) is the second pre-release for Java Edition 1.14.3, released on June 7, 2019,[1] which makes changes to patrols and villager panic behavior, and fixes bugs.



  • Panicked villagers now have to work and sleep so they cannot be in a state of panic all the time.
  • The "last slept" and "last worked" properties for villagers are now saved properly.


  • Saturation is no longer required for the "How Did We Get Here?" advancement.
Illager patrols
  • Vindicators are no longer part of patrols.
  • Doubled the minimum time to spawn from 5 minutes to 10–11 minutes.
  • Patrols now follow hostile mob spawning rules.
    • Patrols no longer spawn if the block light level disallows monster spawning.
    • Patrols are now allowed to spawn in any biome except mushroom biomes.


  • Updated to 3.2.2.


25 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.14
  • MC-72390 – Rcon is not thread-safe.
  • MC-124170 – Performance issue with particles causing lag.
  • MC-129491 – Advancement location trigger works inconsistently for structures added in 1.9 or later.
From 1.14
  • MC-139257 – Server crash on reload when world border is modified.
  • MC-141301 – Illager patrols spawning on blocks mobs should not spawn on, such as slabs, carpets, stairs, etc.
  • MC-141961 – Multiple protection enchantments on a piece of armor
  • MC-142360 – Pillagers patrols can spawn pillagers on top of trees inside a leaf block.
  • MC-144107 – Miscalculation of camera position in windowed mode on Linux.
  • MC-144929 – When there is water above a water source, other water sources adjacent to the water source flow outwards.
  • MC-146433 – Double chest does not display custom name.
  • MC-148354 – Guardians require water to spawn from spawners.
  • MC-148600 – Zombie pigmen will spread their anger forever if they can continuously respawn.
  • MC-148986 – Low-tier enchants from level 30 standard enchanting setups.
  • MC-149207 – Water with blocks above will convert to flowing water for no reason.
  • MC-149877 – Baby foxes suffocate when jumping under blocks.
  • MC-150401 – Chickens suffocate if jumping while under a solid block.
  • MC-150954 – Pillager patrol spawning is off: they spawn too close to each other, in odd biomes, and too frequently.
From 1.14.1
  • MC-151566 – Pillagers patrols can spawn outside world border.
  • MC-151989 – Players in survival do not get the dolphin's grace effect if the dolphin cannot path to the player.
  • MC-152638 – Villager trade GUI does not close when a major change happens to the villager, leading to free trades and quick stock refreshing.
From 1.14.2
  • MC-152182 – Trading halls are non-viable: employed villagers sometimes un-bond from an existing workbench within 2 blocks, apprentice ranks and above cannot re-bond unless moved 96 blocks away and back.
  • MC-153221 – Dragon fireball causes FPS to crash.
From the previous development version
  • MC-153714 – Old graphics card warning on Mac despite having recent hardware.
  • MC-153730/reload does not work if there are too many new data packs.
  • MC-153734 – Vanilla data pack disabled after upgrading a world to 1.14.3 (items do not drop, fishing does not work, no advancements, etc).


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  1. "Minecraft 1.14.3 Pre-Release 2" – Minecraft.net, June 7, 2019