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Minecraft 18w11a
18w11a.jpg
Java Edition 18w11a.png
Edition

Java Edition

Type

Snapshot

Release date

March 13, 2018

Snapshot for

1.13

Downloads

Client (.json)
Server

Protocol version

368

Data version

1478

18w11a[1] is the twenty-eighth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.13, which added drowned zombies and shipwrecks.

Additions[]

Blocks[]

Coral fans
  • Do not generate naturally yet.
  • Can be placed underwater on the side of blocks.

Items[]

Spawn eggs
  • Added a spawn egg for drowned.
    • Spawns the drowned mob.
    • Appear blue with olive spots.

Mobs[]

Drowned
  • Spawn in all oceans and rivers.
  • Zombies will morph into drowned after a while if they are in water.
  • Drowned can spawn with tridents, allowing you to get them in survival.
  • Do not float, but can swim.
  • All drowned have a melee attack, and ones with tridents have a ranged attack
  • Like zombies, drowned will attack baby turtles and stomp on and destroy turtle eggs

World generation[]

Shipwrecks
  • Can be found in oceans and beaches.
  • Contain 1–3 loot chests containing different types of loot depending on the ship.
  • Can generate upright, sideways or upside down.

General[]

  • F3+C will now copy the player's current location to clipboard

Fixes[]

12 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.13
  • MC-96 – [1-9] clicking an item out of a furnace does not give XP
  • MC-8220 – Water/lava bucket can be used to destroy ladders
  • MC-73637 – Nether world border crash: exception ticking world
From the 1.13 development versions
  • MC-124521 – Lava is not spreading fire
  • MC-125030 – Game crashes while creating a superflat world with biome_1 tag and Classic Flat
  • MC-125042 – Villages generate at weird heights
  • MC-125110 – Cave spider spawners occasionally fail to generate
  • MC-125230 – Teleport while flying / rubberbanding
  • MC-125378 – Bubble columns stay when removing magma block
  • MC-125480 – When swimming on slabs the player model keeps changing between walking and swimming
  • MC-126062 – Not using all available animation frames at least once within a png.mcmeta crashes entire minecraft graphic rendering.
  • MC-126767 – Spawn eggs no longer randomize spawned mob

Video[]

Video made by slicedlime:

Trivia[]

  • Unlike most of the first-of-the-week snapshots, this was released on a Tuesday instead of Wednesday.
  • 18w11a was released exactly 5 years after the Redstone Update.

References[]

  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 18w11a" – Minecraft.net, March 13, 2018
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