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Minecraft 1.17 Pre-release 3
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Java Edition 1.17 Pre-release 3.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

June 1, 2021

Pre-release for

1.17

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server
Data pack[note 1]

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741855
 hex: 4000001F

Data version

2719

1.17 Pre-release 3 (known as 1.17-pre3 in the launcher) is the third pre-release for Java Edition 1.17, released on June 1, 2021,[1] which fixed bugs and crashes, as well as tweaking the lit candle textures.

Changes[]

Blocks[]

Candles
  • Tweaked the textures of lit candles.
Glow Lichen
  • Now does not emit light when on no size.

Mobs[]

Goats
  • Mobs rammed by goats will no longer retaliate.
Axolotls and Glow squids
  • Now only spawn in total darkness and where there's a block with base_stone_overworld tag (i.e. stone, deepslate, andesite, diorite, granite or tuff) less than 5 blocks below the spawning space.

Gameplay[]

Advancements
  • Changed the description of the advancement "Wax On" from "Apply Wax to a Copper block!" to "Apply Honeycomb to a Copper block!".

Fixes[]

16 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.17
  • MC-85967 – Vines placed without a support block using /setblock cannot be interacted with.
  • MC-223227 – Floating water caves in caves under the ocean.
  • MC-225077 – Vines can spread upward to non-full blocks.
From the 1.17 development versions
  • MC-203773 – Lightning rod is floating when held in third-person.
  • MC-215946 – Game fatally crashed while exploring chunks (IllegalStateException: Accessing PalettedContainer from multiple threads).
  • MC-222223 – Baby axolotls despawn.
  • MC-223146 – Endermen don't render vines when held anymore.
  • MC-223147 – Vines aren't rendered with /setblock.
  • MC-225344 – Cave generation seems to be broken at seemingly random chunk borders.
  • MC-226441 – Lit candle texture doesn't change when on cake.
  • MC-226514 – Crash trying to start a world: Error: java.lang.NullPointerException: Cannot read field "u" because "☃" is null.
  • MC-226660 – "Double closing program" warnings upon closing the game.
  • MC-226874 – Player's owned player_head on mobs are flashing.
From the previous development version
  • MC-226956 – Gravity blocks do not break when doEntityDrops is set to false.
  • MC-226970 – Stars are occluded by render fog.
  • MC-227018 – Changing or reloading resource packs does not reload core shaders until reloading a second time.

Video[]

Videos made by slicedlime:

References[]

  1. "Minecraft 1.17 Pre-Release 3" – Minecraft.net, June 1, 2021

Notes[]

  1. Re-enables features set to release for 1.18.