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Java Edition



Release date

February 19, 2014

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

Protocol version


14w08a[1] is the thirteenth snapshot for Java Edition 1.8.



  • Now called "Wooden Trapdoor".

Command format[]

  • Now pass their success value back to the command block running them.


Superflat worlds
  • Superflat presets now use the new block id format
  • Block ID/number of layers format changed from NumberxID to Number*ID.
  • Preset code version number changed to "3".


Player list
  • Improved the health objective display on the player list.
  • Will fall back to textual display if space is scarce, with colors (green/yellow/red) to show different health levels.
  • Additional health will squash the display together to fit.


42 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-19 – Having FOV over 100 and sleeping in bed will cause you to look inside your head.
  • MC-107 – Potion of night vision: total blackout.
  • MC-1458 – Zombie/skeleton wearing a chestplate not displaying the sleeves of the chestplate properly.
  • MC-3599 – Sleeping in beds above layer 128 in multiplayer causes the player to fall into the void (visually only).
  • MC-5653 – Enchanted book offers will only ever get worse with villager trades.
  • MC-8201 – Lit TNT falls into floor on reload.
  • MC-9562 – Double clicking in creative inventory doesn't auto-stack the items.
  • MC-9866 – Upper part of a Door does not open when placing a Block of Redstone beside it.
  • MC-11170 – F3 pie graph bug.
  • MC-13381 – Spawner shows activity when eyes pos in range, but actually only produces mobs when feet pos in range.
  • MC-18245 – Renaming + enchanting cost bug.
  • MC-30350 – Superflat Swampland doesn't generate lilypad.
  • MC-30450/give command creates crash-inducing items with incomplete dataTag.
  • MC-32434 – Various ocelot spawning problems, again.
  • MC-32867 – Stained clay blocks act as wood if a fence is underneath.
  • MC-38014 – When /setblock oldblockhandler is set to replace, it still drops container items.
  • MC-40986 – Tellraw command crash (stat.entityKilledBy).
  • MC-47857 – Realms Backup "No" button doesn't work.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-44347 – Structures spawn in the incorrect biome.
  • MC-44382/blockdata command with signs.
  • MC-44613 – Wrong text for opening a locked beacon.
  • MC-44651 – For @e is no description inside commandblocks.
  • MC-45079 – Missing string when running /clone commands.clone.success.
  • MC-45114 – Superflat customization still uses block IDs.
  • MC-45327 – Grass blocks don't mipmap properly.
  • MC-45674 – Villagers only plant wheat.
  • MC-46329 – Realms player count is no longer updating.
  • MC-46417 – Sprint particles in Spectator mode.
  • MC-46457 – Players are stuck in the map barrier.
From the previous development version
  • MC-48386 – Iron Trapdoor has the name "tile.ironTrapdoor.name".
  • MC-48395 – When swimming in water, players do not drown.
  • MC-48399/execute not obeying the gamerule commandBlockOutput false rule.
  • MC-48408Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Handling packet.
  • MC-48411java.lang.NullPointerException: Exception in server tick loop.
  • MC-48414 – Nametag shown in inventory screen.
  • MC-48449 – Commands in the form /execute do not update comparators correctly.
  • MC-48464 – "/scoreboard" will not tab-complete the objective argument.
  • MC-48507/testforblock command not working with execute command.
  • MC-48509 – No way to hide commands executed by entities for OPs.
  • MC-48515 – Moving in water bug of light.
  • MC-48955 – Cave spiders can breathe underwater.
  • MC-49019 – Partial NBT data matching breaks checking for empty containers.


  • 14w08a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.