Release Notes - Minecraft: Java Edition - Version 1.16.2 Pre-release 1 - HTML format


  • [MC-73884] - Throwable projectiles get destroyed at contact with non solid blocks
  • [MC-96007] - Arrows, trident, projectiles, splash and lingering potions can't be teleported from directly above the end portal, end gateway and nether portal
  • [MC-102967] - Shulker bullets can't teleport through a nether or end portal
  • [MC-125758] - Bubble column does not affect egg, snowball, ender pearl, splash potion, lingering potion, fireball and shulker bullet
  • [MC-158987] - Raid still continues after a villager turns into a witch
  • [MC-163767] - Villagers get ejected from a minecart when converted to a zombie villager
  • [MC-167045] - Banners are rendered too dark in the inventory
  • [MC-174469] - Soul Speed does not work when jumping
  • [MC-174574] - Soul speed doesn't work when slabs and blocks of similar height are placed above the soul sand block
  • [MC-175334] - Villagers take longer to get a job the more workstations are nearby
  • [MC-176015] - Strider suffocates when player is saddled on and looking up with Warped Fungus on a Stick
  • [MC-176034] - You can walk on striders
  • [MC-177651] - Despite being cold outside of lava, striders don't care about staying in lava
  • [MC-178061] - Chat Delay option doesn't exist in Chat settings
  • [MC-182330] - Crossbow-wielding piglins behave weirdly when they try to pursue invisible players
  • [MC-185490] - Separated trader llamas on leads cause server performance (tps) issues
  • [MC-187398] - Smithing table and stonecutter recipes are not unlocked when used
  • [MC-187904] - Data packs cannot replace settings of vanilla dimensions during world creation
  • [MC-189414] - Smithing table doesn't calculate amount of output items correctly
  • [MC-189797] - Hoglins, Zoglins, melee Piglins, and Piglin Brutes do not properly attack invisible entities within normal range
  • [MC-191168] - Piglins that convert into Zombified Piglins while sitting on a minecart sometimes sink into blocks
  • [MC-192032] - Villagers don't always try to claim the closest workstation and are sometimes focussed on a non-existent one or one out of their reach
  • [MC-193213] - Leads are positioned incorrectly on players and Wandering Traders
  • [MC-194263] - Large End Cities do not generate correctly / get cut off
  • [MC-194299] - Template pools fail to load via datapack
  • [MC-194845] - Subspace Bubble advancement cannot be completed with 7 km distance
  • [MC-195062] - Raids often will not end in defeat when all villagers are dead if there are job sites in the village
  • [MC-195544] - Game crashes after killing a mob that is being ridden by a guardian which is being ridden by a wither skeleton
  • [MC-196737] - Shift does not work on lanterns

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