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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-154873

When breaking a block with an enchanted book with Silk Touch on it, the block drops itself

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: Minecraft 1.14.3 Pre-Release 4, Minecraft 1.14.3, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 3, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 4, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 5, Minecraft 1.14.4 Pre-Release 6, 1.14.4 Pre-Release 7, 1.14.4, 19w34a, 19w35a
    • Fix Version/s: 19w37a
    • Confirmation Status:
      Confirmed
    • Category:
      Items
    • Mojang Priority:
      Normal

      Description

      The bug

      When breaking a block with an enchanted book with Silk Touch on it, the broken block will drop as itself, as if the enchanted book was a tool other than a shovel or pickaxe.

      This is unexpected, as the enchantment on books did not actually have any effect when using the book itself in previous versions, and is stored in the StoredEnchantments NBT tag instead of the tag that is used for "proper" enchantments.

      Also, when breaking ice with such a book, it leaves water behind. Normally, when breaking ice with silk touch, it would always leave air behind.

      To reproduce

      1. Get a silk touch book
      2. Break an ice block
        The ice block drops, and in its place is a water source

      Original description

      Setup: Get an ice block in the world and hold an enchanted book with Silk Touch. Be in Survival Mode. Break the ice block.
      Expected behavior: Either the ice block is replaced with water or the ice block drops as an item.
      Observed behavior: The ice block is replaced with water and drops as an item.

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              • Assignee:
                boq [Mojang] Bartosz Bok
                Reporter:
                mincerafter42 mincerafter42
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