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August 8, 2018

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18w32a[1] is the fourth snapshot released for Java Edition 1.13.1, which adds dead coral and some other features, changes some existing features, optimizes performance, and fixes many bugs.



Dead coral
  • Dead variants of corals.
  • Can be placed on top of blocks.


  • New statistics:[2]
    • Damage Dealt (Absorbed) – damage_dealt_absorbed
    • Damage Dealt (Resisted) – damage_dealt_resisted
    • Damage Blocked By Shield – damage_blocked_by_shield
    • Damage Absorbed – damage_absorbed
    • Damage Resisted – damage_resisted
    • Shulker Box Cleaned – clean_shulker_box



  • Can now be placed in air.
    • Unless adjacent to water, they will turn into dead coral after a short moment.
Purpur stairs and slabs


Bone meal
  • When used in water of warm ocean biomes, it now has a chance to grow coral fans.


  • Performance has been optimized.


31 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.13
  • MC-1489 – Dismounting a horse with a fence on the player's right leaves the player on the wrong side of the fence.
  • MC-4488 – Mobs don't drop cooked meat if last damage is from fire, lava or fire charge.
  • MC-73361 – Exiting a minecart / boat can put the player outside the border.
  • MC-76649 – Thrown item in hand and as entity
  • MC-81237stat.damageTaken fails to increment when player has absorption.
  • MC-88230 – When feeding a tamed horse or llama with a golden apple/carrot or hay bale, the cursor moves to the right.
  • MC-112533 – Dispenser can equip shield for armor stand without arms.
  • MC-114074 – Some non-full cube blocks don't cull the faces of the same block next to them
  • MC-114246 – Item in offhand of armor stand with arms cannot be taken back.
  • MC-119607 – Llamas, unlike horses, can be kept feeding hay bales even if in love mode.
  • MC-130724stat.damageDealt does not record damage to absorption health.
From 1.13
  • MC-132789 – Unexpected piston behavior when chaining repeaters
  • MC-132806 – You cannot grant/revoke specific advancement criteria because of a colon in its name.
  • MC-132870 – Weird lag with large amounts of entities in 1.13 compared to 1.12.2
  • MC-133158 – Underwater waterlogged blocks still produce water dripping particles.
  • MC-133842 – Crash when getting kicked while in Inventory
  • MC-134392 – Spawers will spawn dolphins inside of solid blocks.
  • MC-134402 – Statistic for cleaning shulker boxes is missing.
  • MC-135079 – Purpur stairs and slabs cannot be crafted using purpur pillars.
  • MC-135126 – Bone meal on underwater grass blocks doesn't spawn sea grass.
  • MC-135468 – Mooshroom disappears when sheared
  • MC-135791 – Mobs glitching out
From the 1.13.1 development versions
  • MC-134817 – Collision with shulkers is extremely glitched.
  • MC-135048 – Misplaced sandstone block on desert temple.
  • MC-135457 – Strange placing and removing blocks after respawning, especially redstone system and sands
From the previous development version
  • MC-135381 – Conduits can not be placed outside of water.
  • MC-135385 – Entities fall through the entire world when they are inside blocks.
  • MC-135387 – Chunks are not forced/unforced until a player loads it.
  • MC-135390 – Pistons react inconsistently to certain 4 gametick pulses.
  • MC-135423 – Can't stand on top of boat anymore without glitching.
  • MC-135431 – Scoreboard division is inconsistent with modulo.


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  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 18w32a" – Minecraft.net, August 8, 2018
  2. Reddit Comment by developer Rockenroll4life