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Minecraft 1.16 Pre-release 6
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June 15, 2020

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1.16 Pre-release 6 (known as 1.16-pre6 in the launcher) is the sixth pre-release for Java Edition 1.16, released on June 15, 2020,[1] which adds new material and map colors and fixes bugs.



  • Added player_interacted_with_entity advancement trigger.
    • item matches the item which was in the player's hand during interaction.
    • entity matches the entity which was interacted with.
  • Added seven new material colors:

    •  #bd3031

    •  #943f61

    •  #5c191d

    •  #167e86

    •  #3a8e8c

    •  #562c3e

    •  #14b485



Hoglins and zoglins
  • Each tusk can now be individually textured.
  • Knockback resistance has been increased from 0.5 to 0.6.
  • Now have their knockback resistance increased.
Zombified piglins
  • Changed the subtitle for angry grunts from "Zombified Piglin angers" to "Zombified Piglin grunts angrily".

World generation[]

Zombie villages
  • The zombie villagers that spawn in zombie villages will no longer despawn.


  • The advancement "Oh Shiny" is now also earned when a gold-related item is used on a piglin, whereas previously it would only be earned when a piglin picks it up.
Map colors
  • With the addition of new material colors, map colors have been updated accordingly.
    • Warped stems, stripped warped stems, and warped planks now use the WARPED_STEM color instead of the COLOR_CYAN color.
    • Warped hyphae and stripped warped hyphae now use the WARPED_HYPHAE color instead of the COLOR_CYAN color.
    • Warped nylium now uses the WARPED_NYLIUM color instead of the COLOR_CYAN color.
    • Warped fungi and twisting vines now use the COLOR_CYAN color instead of the PLANT color.
    • Warped wart blocks now use the WARPED_WART_BLOCK color instead of the COLOR_CYAN color.
    • Crimson stems and stripped crimson stems now use the CRIMSON_STEM color instead of the COLOR_RED color.
    • Crimson hyphae and stripped crimson hyphae now use the CRIMSON_HYPHAE color instead of the COLOR_RED color.
    • Crimson nylium now uses the CRIMSON_NYLIUM color instead of the COLOR_RED color.
    • Crimson fungi and weeping vines now use the NETHER color instead of the PLANT color.
    • Crimson planks now use the CRIMSON_STEM color instead of the NETHER color.


Game mode toggling
  • Opening the game mode switcher now has a default selection if the player has not entered a different game mode before in that world.
    • By default, the player will now select Creative if currently in any other game mode, and Survival if currently in Creative.
Recipe book
  • There is now a text that says "Search..." in the recipe book.


40 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.16
  • MC-30939 – Nether portal continues emitting light, even if portal is broken.
  • MC-45749 – Potion particles always spread from the northwest corner of a block, regardless of impact.
  • MC-163333 – Plains houses and decorations can generate in taiga villages.
  • MC-166593 – Zombie villagers in zombie villages are not persistent.
  • MC-167386 – Binding hotbar hotkeys to mouse thumb button will not interact the way it should.
  • MC-167554 – Enchantment glint on shields is rendered incorrectly.
  • MC-189570 – Middle mouse button does not work as a hotbar slot in inventory.
From the 1.16 development versions
  • MC-171543 – Ravagers can easily be knocked back with the Knockback enchantment.
  • MC-172027 – Datafixer for minecraft:recipes/misc/composter advancement is missing.
  • MC-172442 – Piglins do not spawn with enchanted gear.
  • MC-172592 – Breaking a larger than normally possible Nether portal makes the game crash with a java.lang.StackOverflowError.
  • MC-173413 – Lead knot is tied sound plays again when exiting a nether portal.
  • MC-174279 – Baby piglins do not run from wither skeletons.
  • MC-175993 – Enchantment glint of lodestone compass or enchanted compass/clock jumps when compass/clock rotates.
  • MC-177779 – Zoglins following an enemy do not go through lava.
  • MC-177929 – End gateways do not always teleport the player when throwing an ender pearl into it.
  • MC-178573 – Piglins are afraid of extinguished soul campfires.
  • MC-178947 – Explosion damage can be blocked by fire.
  • MC-181465 – Bartering with a piglin with an equipped shield using right click deletes the shield instead of dropping it on the ground.
  • MC-182309 – Command autocomplete does not sort strings that start with the given word to the top.
  • MC-182325 – Iron golem causes lag when it cannot attack its enemies.
  • MC-183759 – "Oh Shiny" advancement does not activate when right clicking.
  • MC-184277 – Last game mode for game mode switcher and F3 + N is always survival after relogging.
  • MC-184813 – Superflat world corruption when converting the world.
  • MC-186614 – New nether mobs make too many noises under certain circumstances.
  • MC-186617 – Zombified piglins sound angry too many times when hit constantly.
  • MC-187031 – Piglin swinging animation does not match attacking or targeting animation.
  • MC-187420 – Zombified piglins make angry sounds too frequently.
  • MC-187490 – Piglins that pick up gold while pathfinding will continue pathfinding.
  • MC-187522 – Server does not generate amplified/large biome worlds.
  • MC-187622 – Piglins can still remove Curse of Binding enchanted helmets/carved pumpkins after they've inspected a golden helmet.
  • MC-187853 – Water/lava does not move entities unless they move first.
  • MC-188054 – Redstone in jungle temples does not look like a line.
  • MC-188581 – Glass placed in item frame is not rendered properly.
  • MC-188659 – New "swap items with offhand" feature does not work if the control is bound to the 4th or 5th mouse button.
  • MC-188702 – When loading in a redstone dot via a structure block, the dot gets set to a redstone cross.
From the previous development version
  • MC-188987 – When standing on certain non-full blocks, the player gets pushed off if there is a lower area next to the block.
  • MC-189081 – Chains create water sources.
  • MC-189256 – Hoglin and zoglin tusks textures are not separate.
  • MC-189326 – Lecterns do not stack with other lecterns after being placed down and broken.


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  1. "Minecraft 1.16 Pre-Release 6" – Minecraft.net, June 15, 2020