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Java Edition



Release date

August 13, 2014

Snapshot for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


14w33a is the forty-sixth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.8.[1]


Command format[]

NBT tags
  • SelectedItem
    • Contains the item data of the item currently held in the player's hand.
    • Added to compact the process of testing if a player is holding a specific item.
      • Previous method required nine commands in command blocks; now requires only one command.



  • Original wooden door renamed to "Oak Door".
  • Grid images of other doors changed to match existing doors.
  • New doors added in 14w32d are no longer 3D.
Stone slabs


Iron golems
Snow golems
  • Now attack creepers.

Command format[]

  • Tab-completing coordinate arguments will now fill in the coordinates of the block currently being looked at.


  • "This is good for realms." changed to "This is good for Realms."


40 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-2559 – Squid taking damage while in water.
  • MC-29408 – Tab support is not possible with player names when using the /playsound command.
  • MC-31344/summon mob and /summon monster bug.
  • MC-51856 – Torch placed on half block when placed against half-slab.
  • MC-66347 – Beds make incorrect sounds.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-57714 – Placing torches on other torches.
  • MC-58740 – Torches can be placed on transparent blocks, technical blocks, and slabs.
  • MC-61245 – Upside down stairs have hitbox of regular stairs/regular stairs have wrong hitbox.
  • MC-63319 – Heads dropped from charged creeper explosion ignore gamerules.
  • MC-64626 – Unsmooth teleportation.
  • MC-65162 – paintings placed with summon do not follow correct Y coordinate.
  • MC-65522 – Tooltip for regular sandstone slab is incorrect.
  • MC-65523 – If a colored glass is placed onto the beacon just as the beacon's beam color updates, the beam will be white, instead of the color of the glass.
  • MC-65546 – Beacon lighting bug.
  • MC-65790 – If player places a block on two-block-tall plants, it will destroy them
  • MC-65909 – Skulls too small in item frames.
  • MC-65994 – Polygons (faces) in block models not using designated textures.
  • MC-66227 – Helmets can't be taken off of armor stands while flying above them in Creative mode.
  • MC-66350 – Selecting "Hardcore" prior creating a debug world yields a "hardcore debug world".
  • MC-66413 – Baby bunny's name tags.
  • MC-66503 – Floating diamond sword.
  • MC-66543 – Fence gates lock closed, and will not open from pressure plate activation.
  • MC-66674 – Summoning a FallingSand entity with {Block:"leaves"} crashes the client.
  • MC-66742 – Splash text capitalized wrongly.
  • MC-66791 – Iron golems do not target creepers.
  • MC-66862 – Falling sand summoned as redstone wire crashes the game.
From the previous development version
  • MC-66163 – Using pick block on a colored door returns a regular door.
  • MC-66166 – Breaking colored doors turns them into regular doors.
  • MC-66169 – Old oak doors still called 'Wooden Door' instead of 'Oak Door'.
  • MC-66504 – The lower hinge part of left-hinged open jungle doors show texture of the door leaf.
  • MC-66532/entitydata tab autocomplete keeps entering player's name.
  • MC-66685Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property ben{name=half, clazz=class auz, values=[upper, lower]} as it does not exist in bdw{block=minec.
  • MC-66687Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Rendering entity in world.
  • MC-66722Hopper: java.lang.ClassCastException: ayv cannot be cast to azh.
  • MC-66816 – Crash: /give @p skull 1 3 {SkullOwner:<playername>} [SMP].
  • MC-66819Hopper: java.util.ConcurrentModificationException.
  • MC-66822Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Batching chunks.
  • MC-66824Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Cannot get property ben{name=shape, clazz=class ate, values=[north_south, east_west, ascending_east, ascending_wes.
  • MC-66835/execute coordinates don't work.
  • MC-66915 – Only smooth stone should make stone slabs.


  • 14w33a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.