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Minecraft 19w02a
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Java Edition



Release date

January 9, 2019

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19w02a is the thirteenth snapshot for Java Edition 1.14, released on January 9, 2019, the first snapshot of the year.[1] It adds the campfire block, the teammsg command, functionality for the cartography table and lectern, new block interaction statistics and a loading animation when loading a world.



  • Decorative fireplace without fire spread.
    • Does not burn items.
  • Crafted with a piece of coal or charcoal, sticks and logs, stripped logs, wood or stripped wood.
  • Cooks up to four food items, but 3 times slower than a furnace (30 seconds).
    • Right-click with food item to place food on campfire.
    • Food item pops off when cooked.
  • Emits a new type of particle, a smoke signal that can be seen from a longer distance than normal particles.
    • The particles can travel through blocks.
    • Placing a hay bale below the campfire causes the smoke particles to stay longer and rise higher.
  • Emits a light level of 9.
  • Can be put out using a water bucket.
    • Extinguishing a campfire pops off any food item on it, but the items can then not be picked up.
    • Can be re-lit with flint and steel, but not other fire sources like fire charges.
  • Repeatedly deals 1♥ damage when walked on.
    • Sneaking on a campfire prevents damage.

Command format[]

/teammsg <message>
  • General syntax: /teammsg <message> Sends <message> to all players on the team of the player who runs the command. Available to all players on a team.
  • Alias: /tm <message>.
  • Clicking the team name opens a new /teammsg command.


  • Two new particle types: campfire_cosy_smoke, and campfire_signal_smoke.
  • "campfire" type recipes for adding custom campfire recipes.
  • Added 4 new statistics:
    • "Interactions with Blast Furnace"
    • "Interactions with Campfire"
    • "Interactions with Lectern"
    • "Interactions with Smoker"
World generation
  • Added a loading animation when loading a world.
    • Visualizes the rendering of the spawn chunks.



Cartography tables
  • Can now be crafted from planks and paper.
  • UI visualizes the function of the recipes.
  • Allows cloning, extending, and locking of maps.
    • Locking can be done with a glass pane to prevent modifying them.
  • Can now be crafted from slabs and bookshelves.
  • Right-click empty lectern to place book.
  • Right-click lectern with book to open.
    • Multiple people can read the book without having the item.
    • Current page is persistent and shared between all readers.
  • Book can be removed from it.
  • Emits redstone pulses when page is changed.


  • Now hostile again.
  • Changed appearance back to normal.


33 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.14
  • MC-73604 – Spectator can interact with beacon.
  • MC-88326 – Other players' items are dropped when closing beacon interface while they are choosing an effect.
  • MC-92759 – Luck and bad luck don't work with double chests.
  • MC-93483 – Spectators opening Loot Table double chests will generate the items inside.
  • MC-117711 – "Snowy Kingdom" superflat preset arguments include villages despite them being unable to generate in ice plains.
  • MC-124934 – Superflat villages don't have grass paths.
  • MC-126184 – Luck doesn't work with shulker box.
  • MC-132925 – Using .png and .ttf fonts together slows client down significantly
  • MC-135764 – Incorrect plural in stat.minecraft.clean_shulker_box's translation value.
From the 1.14 development versions
  • MC-137532 – Loom does not update preview when changing dyes.
  • MC-137647 – Firework rockets fired from crossbow slide across the ground.
  • MC-138541 – Taming a wolf, horse, llama or parrot gives the "A Complete Catalogue" advancement.
  • MC-138577 – Lectern have a strange / incomplete collision-box.
  • MC-139991 – When witch was spawned by the witch hut, command or spawn egg, it will not actively attack the players.
  • MC-140049 – Illager patrol leader lacks the illager banner on the head, when it was spawned in the raid.
  • MC-140238 – No villages generating in superflat.
  • MC-140322 – Grindstone are resistant to any explosion.
  • MC-140594 – Raid bar will disappear after being filled in snowy villages.
  • MC-140790 – Multiplayer server crash at end of raids.
  • MC-140944 – Summoning illager near a villager while a second wave raid is loading at the same time causes a fatal ticking entity crash.
  • MC-141019 – When appending list entries in another list, the entries get appended in reverse order.
  • MC-141393 – Skeleton riding a turtle or parrot crashes the game.
From the previous development version
  • MC-140918 – The player can still /locate the original villages.
  • MC-140946 – Witch new texture (cap) goes through witch's hat.
  • MC-140953 – Recipe toasts for smoker/blast furnace use crafting table icon.
  • MC-140959 – small_fireball entity ID is broken.
  • MC-140982 – Bell has no animation when used by another player.
  • MC-140986 – Comparator does not detect items in barrels.
  • MC-141360 – Evokers/vindicators/illusioners/pillagers have a gap between their legs.
  • MC-141383 – Missing translation strings for statistics.
  • MC-141483 – Changing the render distance can cause chunks to stay loaded.
  • MC-141533 – Incorrect advancements background textures.
  • MC-141603 – Fences, walls, glass panes and iron bars diffuse/filter skylight.


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  • This snapshot, being the thirteenth for 1.14, was released in the same week of the year as the thirteenth snapshot of the previous major update, 18w02a.


  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 19w02a" – Minecraft.net, January 9, 2019