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Minecraft 1.14 Pre-Release 4
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Java Edition



Release date

April 17, 2019

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1.14 Pre-Release 4 is the fourth pre-release for Java Edition 1.14, released on April 17, 2019,[1] which decreases health of foxes, fixes bugs and makes changes to the default font.



  • Added more characters to the default font.
  • Corrected several glyphs.



  • Now has 10♥♥♥♥♥ health opposed to 20♥ × 10 health like the player in previous snapshots.


26 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.14
  • MC-101233 – Burned out redstone torch map causes memory leak.
  • MC-133169 – Couldn't find glyph for character Ʞ (\ua7b0).
  • MC-134124 – Cyrillic Ү and ү characters are not displayed properly.
  • MC-145132 – "ĝ" character is missing a pixel
  • MC-146931 – Certain letters in Upside Down English do not use the correct font.
From the 1.14 development versions
  • MC-144173 – When foxes eat a soup they eat the whole bowl.
  • MC-144346 – Composter bottom texture uses side texture.
  • MC-145736taiga_meeting_point_2 has two logs that are rotated incorrectly.
  • MC-145762 – Villagers do not go to their appropriate work site.
  • MC-146279 – "POI data mismatched" logged when interacting with or breaking POI blocks.
  • MC-146399 – Villagers are not changing professions after their career block has been destroyed.
  • MC-146528 – Raid bar will disappear after being filled in villages created in nether.
  • MC-146615 – Looms are backwards in village house.
  • MC-147316 – Villager GUI right edge is missing/incomplete.
  • MC-147755 – Player can still move at normal speed and sprint when "crawling" in a one block tall space.
  • MC-147845resources.zip in world folder makes game crash when clicking resource packs button.
  • MC-148044 – Foxes look weirdly at players after killing rabbit/chicken when jumping.
  • MC-148091 – Ominous banners are called "block.minecraft.illager_banner".
  • MC-148192 – Music slider does not affect volume.
  • MC-148210 – The merchant can be summoned with a negative age which has the effect that he has the hitbox of a baby villager.
  • MC-148356 – Foxes holding items are lowered by a pixel or two.
  • MC-148357 – Foxes still run away from wolves, even if they are tamed.
  • MC-148358 – Baby foxes holding items are shifted.
  • MC-148383 – Right-clicking cartography table output when duplicating map causes loss of second map.
  • MC-148466 – Foxes have 20 health points.
From the previous development version
  • MC-148504 – Mobs aren't affected by sunlight.


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  1. "Minecraft 1.14 Pre-Release 4" – Minecraft.net, April 17, 2019