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Minecraft 1.18 Pre-release 6
1.18-pre6.jpg
Java Edition 1.18 Pre-release 6.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Pre-release

Release date

November 22, 2021

Pre-release for

1.18

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Obfuscation maps

Client
Server

Protocol version

 dec: 1073741878
 hex: 40000036

Data version

2853

1.18 Pre-release 6 (known as 1.18-pre6 in the launcher) is the sixth pre-release for Java Edition 1.18, released on November 22, 2021,[1] which makes tweaks and fixes bugs.

Changes[]

World generation[]

Dripstone Caves and Lush Caves
  • Features are generated a bit more sparsely.
Sparse Jungle
Upgrading of old worlds
  • New cave generation under existing chunks with holes now fits together better with the blocks above it.

General[]

General
  • Chunks are now saved whenever there is spare time to reduce autosave spikes.

Fixes[]

18 issues fixed
From the 1.18 development versions
  • MC-236947Signature attribute is stripped from java records.
  • MC-238930 – Soul Sand and Soul Soil generate below the nether ceiling.
  • MC-238959 – Falling block placing at Y=1 changes into dropped item when landing on Y=0.
  • MC-239880 – Some chunks have missing blocks below 0.
  • MC-239900 – Upgrading custom world to 21w43a ignores min_y and height.
  • MC-240513 – Pandas do not spawn in bamboo jungles with Default world.
  • MC-241263 – Off-heap memory leak.
  • MC-241409 – Game crashes when terrain shaper data is missing.
  • MC-241630 – Temperatures don't properly get converted.
  • MC-241636 – Snow golems don't take damage in hot biomes when a cave biome is underneath.
  • MC-241767 – Breaking a vine or ladder block while the player is climbing it while sneaking allows the player to hover in place indefinetly.
  • MC-241820 – Ocean Monuments upgraded from previous versions appears to have the bounding box shifted to chunk borders north and west.
  • MC-241830 – Windswept savannas in amplified worlds have the incorrect surface blocks.
  • MC-241941 – Nether bedrock roof can generate exposed.
From the previous development version
  • MC-242016 – Dripstone doesn't generate at high y values.
  • MC-242022 – Game crashes when loading new chunks (Exception generating new chunk, caused by ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: Index 268435455 out of bounds for length 32).
  • MC-242479 – Pointed dripstone makes holes in lava pools.
  • MC-242520 – Horses, Donkeys and Pigs float above water when dismounted underwater.

Video[]

Videos made by slicedlime:

References[]

  1. "Minecraft 1.18 Pre-Release 6" – Minecraft.net, November 22, 2021
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