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Minecraft 16w36a
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Java Edition



Release date

September 8, 2016

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

Protocol version


Data version


16w36a is the fifth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.11.[1]


  • Their hitbox now corresponds to their exact visual location on the block (as opposed to always placed in the middle of the block).
  • Particles emitted from leaves now use the corresponding color according to the biome.


23 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.11
  • MC-29544 – Particles from falling/landing/sprinting on leaves do not use foliage color
  • MC-41270 – Resourcepack's glyph_sizes.bin and some unicode_pages are only loaded on startup
  • MC-63010 – Placing a banner and breaking it in Survival causes them to not stack (as they have NBT data)
  • MC-71347 – Shift-clicking crafted items increase achievement objective by 2
  • MC-83905 – Compass animates incorrectly.
  • MC-84519 – Golden apple offhand glitch
  • MC-88103 – Clock animates incorrectly / spins at noon
  • MC-93493 – Spectators can control horses
  • MC-95460 – Compass needle spins only in lower half randomly in the End and Nether.
  • MC-96463 – UV mapping in cross.json and tinted_cross.json models is incorrect / south face of crossed textures of saplings, plants, etc. is mirrored
  • MC-101120 – Sign items with invalid JSON in Text1 tag are used in creative
  • MC-101555 – Resource pack fails to load when the itemframe blockstate is multipart
  • MC-105886 – World file names containing brackets will not load packaged resource packs
  • MC-106536 – The block model of bone blocks lacks some cullface definitions
  • MC-106675 – Command feedback inconsistency.
  • MC-106708 – Block model random offset compatibility
From the 1.11 development versions
  • MC-105978 – Lingering potions lose their effect when thrown in Survival mode
  • MC-105982 – Placing a sign that was in a stack of 1 causes it to lose its data
  • MC-106046 – Lava bucket gets used up in smelting
  • MC-106084 – Passengers do not upgrade correctly from old versions
  • MC-106314 – Invalid statistic - Don't know what stat.killEntity.Creeper is
  • MC-106665 – "Pause on lost focus" inconsistent spelling.
Private issues
  • MC-103550 – Malformed ping packet from server crashes client[1]


Video made by slicedlime:


  • Unlike most of the first-of-the-week snapshots, this was released on a Thursday instead of Wednesday, similar to the snapshots before 14w26a.
  • 16w36a was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.