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Java Edition



Release date

October 21, 2013[1]

Snapshot for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


13w43a is the fourteenth and final snapshot for Java Edition 1.7.2 which adds acacia and dark oak wood, bark, leaves, and saplings.


Comparison of a jungle log (left) and an acacia log (right).


  • Acacia bark
    • Has a texture resembling jungle wood, but with less green.
  • Acacia wood
    • Has a texture resembling jungle wood, but with less green
    • Cannot be crafted into planks yet.
    • It can only be placed through external tools or commands.
  • Dark oak wood
    • Shares its texture with spruce wood.
    • Cannot be crafted into planks yet.
    • It can only be placed through external tools or commands.

Command format[]

/setworldspawn or /setworldspawn <x> <y> <z>
  • Sets a new point as the spawn for all players (even if they have never joined the server or are offline, but will not override beds).



  • Will now put out burning entities (if there is already water in the cauldron), but depletes some of the water.
  • Music that is played in jukeboxes will now loop.


  • When placed inside an item frame, the map will now display the item frame again, but still on a full block scale.
  • Changed texture.

Non-mob entities[]

  • Have been reverted to the previous WASD controls
    • Note that the A and D keys can be used only while the W key is pressed.
  • No longer inflict fall damage when running aground.
  • Boats being broken by lily pads has now been slightly improved.


Minecraft Realms
  • Improved Minecraft realms support.


24 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.7.2
  • MC-3871 – Cauldron water does not put out fire/damage blaze.
  • MC-11027 – Axes accelerate the speed at which Slabs are broken.
  • MC-12769 – when typing /help with a number higher than 4, it produces the wrong message.
  • MC-15688 – Axe breaks all slabs in adventure mode. No drops for stone.
  • MC-26151 – Minecraft has advice on an error report that should be deleted.
  • MC-29424 – Players appear offset for other clients after going through nether portals.
  • MC-31031 – Spawn eggs can be used on top of water, but not lava.
  • MC-32250 – Typo on "Unable to Load Worlds" screen.
From the 1.7.2 development versions
  • MC-14521 – Boats cannot be steered by using the "left" and "right" keys.
  • MC-29483 – 2x2 spruce use oak leaves.
  • MC-29510 – New trees that spawn in Savanna drop wrong sapling and are unable to be reproduced.
  • MC-35722 – Master sound level resets on reboot and RP change.
  • MC-35735 – Splash potions making throw sound but not breaking sound.
  • MC-35805 – OS X: Pressing Del / Backspace on signs shows "DEL" character instead of deleting characters.
  • MC-35848 – Maps are rendered too bright.
From the previous development version
  • MC-35728 – Numbers render behind enchanted stacked enchanted items.
  • MC-35879 – German Umlauts and ß are not correctly centered at sign.
  • MC-35883 – Partially transparent map bug.
  • MC-35910 – Typing ƒ, ∞ œ, π, Ω, ≈, √, ≤, ≥ and many more symbols on a sign or in the chat crashes the game.
  • MC-35918 – "Format Error" in the Book and Quill.
  • MC-36096 – Cake FallingSand Entity not landing correctly regenerates chunk.
  • MC-36133 – "Force Unicode Font" is displayed in currently active language, whereas "Done" is displayed in highlighted language.
  • MC-36141 – "Format error" in language selection menu.
  • MC-36327 – RCON Messages: TranslatableComponent.


  • 13w43a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.