MINECRAFT SNAPSHOT 21W08A
A Minecraft Java Snapshot
In this snapshot, our new beloved stone type has suffered a grim fate and has been renamed “Deepslate”. How mysterious!
CHANGES IN 21W08A
- Tweaked cave sizes further
- Canyon and cave carvers now apply below y=0
- Cracks can now be found carved into the ground
- Grimstone has been changed into Deepslate
- Added Deepslate ores
- The distribution of ores has been further tweaked
- Andesite no longer generates under y=0
- Tuff now sometimes generates under y=0
- The Tuff layer of amethyst geodes has been replaced with now a new type of stone called Smooth Basalt
- Smooth Basalt is now obtained from smelting Basalt
- Another round of tweaking has been done to the new textures of ores and Blackstone
- Emerald and Lapis Lazuli ore textures have had some touch-ups
- Mineshafts now once again generate in the open air in caves
- Particles now appear in the air around spore blossoms
- Slime Blocks and Honey Blocks have been moved to the Redstone tab of the creative inventory
- Grimstone is now called Deepslate
- Deepslate now has a top texture, and a new block called Cobbled Deepslate drops from Deepslate
- The cobbled variant is the same but without the top texture, and is used to craft all Deepslate variants instead
- Deepslate now has a unique set of sounds! Very crunchy indeed
- Added Deepslate versions of Iron, Gold, Lapis, Redstone, and Diamond ores that generate wherever those ores replace Deepslate
- Twice as tough to mine as normal ores
ORE DISTRIBUTION TWEAKS
Ore distribution in snapshot 21w08a. Click here for a link to the image in full resolution.
FIXED BUGS IN 21W08A
- MC-213926 – Rooted dirt footstep sounds are considerably quieter than normal dirt footstep sounds
- MC-214782 – Geodes can generate floating in caves
- MC-214843 – Old style caves don’t generate past Y=0
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