Random patch

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Random patch
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A random patch is a terrain feature composed of naturally generating clusters of plants or fungi such as grass, ferns and flowers which are the primary natural source of these blocks.

Types[edit]

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Vegetation patches can be composed of:

Data values[edit]

ID[edit]

NameNamespaced ID
[No displayed name]random_patch

History[edit]

Java Edition Classic
August 25, 2009Notch showed random patches of flowers and mushrooms generating naturally in worlds.
0.24_SURVIVAL_TESTAdded random patches of flowers and mushrooms.
?Mushroom patches now spawn only underground.
Java Edition Indev
?Mushroom patches are now generated in rare instances under trees or in the shadows of other floating continents in the "Floating" map type.
Java Edition Infdev
Minecraft Infdev20100327Random patches can no longer generate, due to changes in the terrain generator.
20100616Random patches can now naturally generate again.
Java Edition Alpha
v1.0.6Added cacti patches that could generate on any sand.
v1.0.11Added sugar cane patches that can only generate next to water.
v1.2.0Added the Nether, which has random fire and mushroom patches in it.
Added carved pumpkin patches.
Cacti patches now only generate in deserts.
Java Edition Beta
1.6Test Build 3Added random patches of grass, ferns, and dead bushes.
1.8Pre-releaseDandelion patches are now more common.
Fern patches no longer generate due to changes in the terrain generator.
Java Edition
1.2.112w03aAdded jungle biomes, which fern patches can generate in.
1.7.213w36aAdded melon patches in jungle biomes.
Added mesa biomes, which cacti and dead bush patches can generate in.
Fern patches can now generate in taiga biomes.
Added flower forest biomes, which use a noise generator to determine what type of flower generates in each flower patch.
Added allium patches, which can generate in flower forest biomes.
Added azure bluet, tulip, and oxeye daisy patches, which can generate in plains and flower forest biomes.
Plains biomes now use a noise generator to determine whether tulips or other flower types spawn in each flower patch.
Added sunflower patches, which can generate in sunflower plains biomes.
Added blue orchid patches, which can generate in swamp biomes.
Dandelion and rose/poppy patches no longer generate in swamp biomes.
Added lilac, rose bush, and peony patches, which can generate in forest biomes.
1.814w17aDandelion patches can now generate in flower forest biomes.
1.1317w47aCarved pumpkin patches have been replaced with uncarved pumpkin patches.
18w07aAdded kelp and seagrass patches, which can generate in oceans.
18w14aKelp patches no longer generate in warm ocean biomes.
Seagrass patches can now generate in rivers and swamps.
18w19aSeagrass patches can now generate in underwater caves.
1.1418w43aAdded cornflower patches, which can generate in plains and flower forest biomes.
Added lily of the valley patches, which can generate in forest biomes.
Added bamboo patches, which can generate in jungle biomes.
18w50aAdded sweet berry bush patches, which can generate in taiga biomes.
1.1620w06aAdded soul fire patches, which can generate in soul sand valley biomes.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.1.0Added random patches of flowers, mushrooms, and sugar cane.
v0.1.3Added random patches of cacti.
v0.5.0Mushroom patches can now only generate in areas with a low light level.
v0.9.0Added random patches of grass, ferns, carved pumpkins, melons, dead bushes, blue orchids, alliums, azure bluets, tulips, oxeye daisies, sunflowers, lilacs, rose bushes, and peonies.
Added mesa biomes, which cacti patches can generate in.
v0.12.1build 1Added the Nether, which has random fire and mushroom patches in it.
Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta 1.2.14.2Added random patches of kelp and seagrass.
Carved pumpkin patches have been replaced with uncarved pumpkin patches.
beta 1.2.20.1Seagrass patches can now generate in underwater caves.
1.9.0beta 1.9.0.0Added random patches of bamboo, cornflowers, and lilies of the valley.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Added random patches of sweet berry bushes. They only generate when Experimental Gameplay is on.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.3Sweet berry bush generation is no longer locked behind the Experimental Gameplay toggle.
1.16.0beta 1.16.0.51Added random patches of soul fire.