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Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 1
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Java Edition



Release date

July 3, 2019

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1.14.4 Pre-Release 1 (known as 1.14.4-pre1 in the launcher) is the first pre-release for Java Edition 1.14.4, released on July 3, 2019,[1] which adds a new debug report command, changes the suspicious stew effect of poppies, improves performance and fixes bugs.


Command format[]

  • Added /debug
    • Used to get more detailed information while debugging performance, such as lists of chunks and block entities in each dimension.
      • Saves this information as a .zip file in the .minecraft/debug folder.



Suspicious stew
  • Suspicious stew made from poppies now gives the player Night Vision instead of Speed.


  • Now voluntarily pick up items.


  • Re-integrated Realms code into the client, in package com.mojang.realmsclient.dto.
  • Re-added Realms assets to the client.
  • Optimized performance.


30 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.14
  • MC-100946 – Bow with mending undraws when receiving XP while drawn.
  • MC-113968 – Zombies of village siege spawn despite gamerule doMobSpawning being false.
  • MC-113970 – Zombies of village siege do not spawn centered on a block.
  • MC-134964Unexpected error: java.util.NoSuchElementException.
  • MC-142037java.lang.NullPointerException: Initializing game.
From 1.14
  • MC-143755 – Arbitrary score/selector/NBT resolution using lectern without operators rights.
  • MC-143886 – Acacia leaves render improperly from a distance.
  • MC-146289 – Farmer villagers do not stop to pick up their crops.
  • MC-147844 – Pillagers do not pathfind around obstacles and out of water.
From 1.14.1
  • MC-152094 – End city/end ship generation gets cut at chunk borders sometimes.
  • MC-152636 – Killing a zombie right as it converts into a drowned will drop the loot from zombie while still converting into a drowned.
From 1.14.2
  • MC-153498 – Cyrillic letter Є is not included in the Minecraft font.
  • MC-153665 – Full villager inventory creates invisible items.
  • MC-153712 – Java using 100–200% CPU in macOS.
  • MC-154668 – Invalid characters crash the game in jigsaw block input upon pressing enter.
  • MC-154830 – All wall signs use oak color on maps.
From 1.14.3
  • MC-153766 – Rabbits no longer need sand/grass in order to spawn in deserts/tundras.
  • MC-153892 – Mending slows down breaking blocks.
  • MC-154019 – Beacon deactivate sound not sounds when you break the base.
  • MC-154031 – Villagers give away all food if they want to share it.
  • MC-154068 – Parrots occasionally disappearing when you take them from a boat.
  • MC-154201 – Trying to trade with villager immediately closes trading menu for some villagers.
  • MC-154362 – Crossbow has to reload when mending takes place.
  • MC-154509 – Bashkir letters Ҙ, ҙ, Ҡ, ҡ, Ҫ, and ҫ are not included in the Minecraft font.
  • MC-155092 – Zombie sieges can happen on mushroom islands.
  • MC-155104 – When closing a menu while moving the mouse, the screen will move in that direction.
  • MC-155172 – Hostile wolf AI has been broken: wolves can no longer attack enemies efficiently.
  • MC-155238 – Villagers picking up workstation through wall.
  • MC-155345ConcurrentModificationException when a player leaves an active raid.
  • MC-155571 – Silverfish and endermite spawners no longer functioning.


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  1. "Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 1" – Minecraft.net, July 3, 2019