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Java Edition



Release date

August 18, 2014

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14w34a is the forty-ninth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.8, which makes changes to rabbits.[1]



Killer rabbit
  • Texture of the killer rabbit changed.
    • Much more bloody and darker and differently shaped eyes.
    • Now much more distinct from the white textured rabbit.
  • Automatically spawns with a name tag 'The Killer Bunny'.
  • No longer tries to attack the player in Creative mode.
  • No longer spawns naturally.
  • Black and white mottled fur rabbit's eye color changed from pink to black.
  • Now use the AI of regular passive mobs.
    • They can't be tamed, and don't flee the player.
    • When idle their motion resembles more that of any other passive mob.
    • When hit, they leap in random directions.


13 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.8
  • MC-36812 – Chat Opacity option is not working.
  • MC-51298 – Sign/banner darkens when displaying tooltips (tellraw hover text, inventory, player UUID in chat).
  • MC-67854 – Custom names on spiders, Endermen and Ender Dragons are displayed incorrectly.
From the 1.8 development versions
  • MC-50875 – "Can't see up thru clouds" effect starting 1 block too high.
  • MC-51610 – Item frame causing duplication when loading map (causing / caused by stack overflow).
  • MC-56514 – Potion effect particles go to the east from a mob, instead of up.
  • MC-61946 – Rabbits sometimes have the name "entity.KillerBunny.name".
  • MC-63418/achievement take" command not showing when using ↵ Enter for more parameters.
  • MC-67872 – Furnace progress reset on left/right-click drag.
  • MC-67956 – 3D anaglyph is flat.
From the previous development version
  • MC-67890 – Heads on Tab ↹ menu.
  • MC-67940 – Border of reset button in custom world option has incorrect limits.
  • MC-67947 – Podzol does not change into dirt when sapling grows into tree.


  • Unlike most of the first-of-the-week snapshots, this was released on a Monday instead of Wednesday.
  • 14w34a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.