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Two decorated pots are placed in a desert village. The left pot has a puff above it from having an item placed inside it. The right pot has just been smashed by an arrow, revealing the emerald inside.

Minecraft 1.20.4 Release Candidate 1

A Minecraft Java Release Candidate

We're releasing a Release Candidate for Minecraft 1.20.4. This Release Candidate fixes a critical issue found after the release of Minecraft 1.20.3

Fixed bugs in 1.20.4 Release Candidate 1

  • MC-267185 - Decorated pots can delete items when reloading the world

Get the Release Candidate

Release Candidates are available for Minecraft: Java Edition. To install the Release Candidate, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the "Installations" tab.

Testing versions can corrupt your world, so please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

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