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Minecraft 22w17a
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Java Edition



Release date

April 27, 2022

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22w17a is the eighth snapshot for Java Edition 1.19, released on April 27, 2022,[1] which adds goat horns from Bedrock Edition, makes changes to allays and wardens, and fixes bugs.



Goat Horn
  • Added from Bedrock Edition.
  • Drops when a goat rams coal ore, emerald ore, iron ore, log, packed ice, or stone.
  • Can play a loud sound that can be heard from afar, with a cooldown around 7 seconds between each use.
  • Has 8 variants, each variant has its own unique sound.
    • "Ponder", "Sing", "Seek", "Feel" can be obtained from the regular goats' ramming, or the chest in pillager outposts with a 50% chance.
    • "Admire", "Call", "Yearn", "Dream" can only be obtained from the screaming goats' ramming.
    • The variant of horn that a goat may drop is completely random.


Death messages
  • Added new death messages to wardens' ranged attack:
    • "<player> was obliterated by a sonically-charged shriek"
    • If a player or mob attacks the dead player before they die, the death message is "<player> was obliterated by a sonically-charged shriek whilst trying to escape <player/mob>".


  • Chat messages between players are now cryptographically signed.
  • Players are given a Mojang provided key-pair on startup.
  • Chat styling is now handled via server resource packs with the translation key chat.type.text.
Entity format
  • Added HasLeftHorn, and HasRightHorn boolean fields to goats' entity format.
    • Decides the visibility and dropability of their horns.
Item modifier
  • Added the item function set_goat_horn_sound.
  • Added server property enforce-secure-profile to allow servers to requiring a player to having a Mojang-signed public key.
    • Defaults to false.
    • Enforcing secure profiles will prevent players without a Mojang-signed public key from connecting.
  • Added the following block tags:
    • #overworld_natural_logs: acacia_log, birch_log, oak_log, jungle_log, spruce_log, dark_oak_log, and mangrove_log.
    • #snaps_goat_horn: #overworld_natural_logs, stone, packed_ice, iron_ore, coal_ore, and emerald_ore.
  • Added the following item tag:
    • #overworld_natural_logs: acacia_log, birch_log, oak_log, jungle_log, spruce_log, dark_oak_log, and mangrove_log.
  • Added the following game event tag:
    • #allay_can_listen: note_block_play



Brewing Stand
  • Updated base UVs and texture to match a graphical fix in Bedrock Edition, which has no effect on visuals.
Mangrove Roots
  • Changed its block model, to make the inner faces have the same size with the outter faces.
Piston and Sticky Piston
  • Changed their textures, to match the color of the oak planks on the piston head.
  • Its blast resistance has been lowered.
Sculk Catalyst
  • Ores, sculk blocks, and spawners blown up by TNT ignited by a player now drop experience.


  • Changed the model when in an item frame, to make their two horizontal bars thicker, matching the thickness in their block form.
Leather Cap
  • Changed its texture, to extend the center bar on the back face to the bottom.


  • Connecting with note blocks is now better visualized by the vibration particle.
  • Connecting with note blocks can now be blocked by wool again, by placing wool between the allay and the note block.
  • Several sounds have been updated.
Evoker, Illusioner and Witch
  • Changed their models, now their last two rows of pixels on their robes can render.
  • Now can drop 2 horns each.
    • The number of horns left to drop is represented on the model.
  • Changed all variants' chest texture, to use the chest texture since the texture update.
  • Changed its model, slightly shortened its coat to match its actual texture.
  • Changed their models, now their last two rows of pixels on their robes can render.
  • Changed their textures in all biomes.
    • The color of the top and bottom of their legs now matches the sides correctly.
    • Removed the identical part in savanna villagers' texture with the villager base texture.
    • Slightly changed jungle villagers' shoes texture.
  • Changed its model, slightly shortened its coat to match its actual texture.
  • Changes its crossed arm's texture.
    • The "gap" between their two arms will connected correctly now.
    • Changed the color of the seam face between their upper and lower arms, which is not visible in default.
  • Ranged attack now:
    • Bypasses shields and armor.
    • Deals damage of 10♥♥♥♥♥ instead of 16♥ × 8 (Easy) / 30♥ × 15 (Normal) / 45♥ × 22.5 (Hard).
    • Has a reduced cooldown of 2 seconds instead of 5 seconds.
  • Now drops a sculk catalyst upon death.
  • Reverted the mirroring change for ears and legs in 22w11a. [2]
Zombie Villager
  • Changed their models, now their last two rows of pixels on their robes can render.
  • Changed their clothes texture in all biomes (except desert and swamp).
    • The color of the top and bottom of their legs now matches the sides correctly.
    • Added "shirt" part in savanna zombie villagers' clothes, to match other zombie villagers.
    • Slightly changed jungle zombie villagers' shoes texture.
    • Removed extra textures on weaponsmith zombie villagers' arm's top.


  • Changed the texture of the "half" armor bar, moved the highlighted pixel from the right to the left.
  • Replaced realms subtle selected world highlight with a clear green checkmark.
  • Removed "Привет Россия!"
  • Polished deepslate are now part of the #sculk_replaceable_world_gen block tag.
  • Removed #dampenable_vibrations game event tag.


44 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.19
  • MC-13103 – Texture Z-Fighting at Wolf/Dog/Cat snout.
  • MC-53312 – Illager/(zombie) villager/witch robes don't render the last two rows of pixels.
  • MC-106627 – Leather cap texture overlay doesn't align correctly.
  • MC-141064 – Cleric collar z-fighting.
  • MC-166686 – Villagers with taiga outfits show Z-fighting around their neck.
  • MC-208597 – Boats ridden over wool are detected by sculk sensor.
  • MC-208771 – Projectiles landing on wool trigger sculk sensors.
  • MC-210712 – Sculk sensors are not activated upon backwards movement in a boat.
  • MC-210901 – Sculk sensors are not activated upon entities sliding on ice.
  • MC-226761 – Parity issue: Goats don't drop horns.
  • MC-248161 – Weaponsmith zombie villager texture has leftover pixels from the regular weaponsmith texture.
  • MC-248292 – Llama uses pre-1.14 chest texture.
  • MC-248555 – Mismatches within (zombie) villager textures.
  • MC-248556 – Savanna Zombie Villager missing a body texture.
  • MC-248557 – Savanna villager body defines pixels identical to base villager texture.
  • MC-248561 – Vindicator's crossed arms element has miscolored pixels on the faces touching the other arm elements.
  • MC-248562 – Iron golem has unused pixels in the texture.
  • MC-249032 – Fence item model's bars inconsistent with placed block.
  • MC-249039 – "Half" armor bar icon texture is incorrect.
  • MC-249962 – Exploding an End Crystal doesn't produce explosion vibration.
  • MC-250921 – Spawners do not drop experience when blown up.
From the 1.19 development versions
  • MC-249190 – Sculk blocks don't drop experience orbs when blown up.
  • MC-249262 – Sculk cannot replace soul sand or mud when mobs die on top of them.
  • MC-249669tadpole.png has unused frog egg texture.
  • MC-249745 – If allay is holding an item, it can be equipped with armor using a dispenser.
  • MC-249780 – Blocks that require support can generate floating in ancient cities.
  • MC-249919 – Pillar in Ancient City can generate with waterlogged stairs.
  • MC-250000 – Allays and villagers create ghost items when they take items from a stack and cannot fit the whole stack in their inventory.
  • MC-250027 – Allays ignore the dimension when checking for liked note blocks.
  • MC-250075 – The inner two planes in mangrove roots are smaller than they should be.
  • MC-250076 – Shading is disabled for the two inner planes in mangrove roots, even though it isn't for all the other planes.
  • MC-250165 – Doing /locate stronghold in some single biomes causes an unexpected error.
  • MC-250171 – Warden Sonic Boom attack can be completely mitigated by shields.
  • MC-250240 – Z-fighting can be seen around the backs of frogs when they open their mouths.
  • MC-250288 – Some blocks in Ancient City structures can only be covered by sculk veins and can't be converted into a sculk block.
  • MC-250321 – Flying and aquatic mobs pathfinding in certain blocks cause crash || The game crashed whilst ticking entity Error: java.lang.NullPointerException: Cannot invoke "dnm.a()" because "$$1" is null.
  • MC-250331 – Chunk rendering is glitchy / incorrect when redrawing.
From the previous development version
  • MC-250339 – Paintings are off-centered in multiplayer servers.
  • MC-250379 – Teleporting armor stands results in visual desync and abnormal behavior.
  • MC-250396/locatebiome command displays Y-axis of -64 in certain cave biomes, causing the player to die when teleported.
  • MC-250400 – Blocks and items can cause the world to render invisibly.
  • MC-250411 – Sculk can spread in ancient city structures and replace soul sand with fire on top, extinguishing fires.
  • MC-250429 – Narrator improperly narrates chat.
  • MC-250460 – The rendering of players is delayed for others.


Videos made by slicedlime:


  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 22w17a" – Minecraft.net, April 27, 2022
  2. MC-230603 – Works As Intended