Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w19a is another smaller Nether Update snapshot. In this snapshot we have the addition of some new iron golem spawning mechanics, some changes to nether terrain generation, and more.

Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w19a


  • Patches of blackstone and gravel now generate in all Nether biomes, and patches of soul sand now generate in Soulsand Valleys.
  • Added “distance by strider” statistic.
  • Villagers can now spawn iron golems regardless of their profession status or latest working time.
  • Bastions are now a bit less common.
  • Lowered the amount that weeping and twisting vines grow when bonemealed.
  • You now need to use shears to get an item when breaking Nether Sprouts.
  • Tweaked spawning of mobs to more closely adhere to mob caps.
  • Biome distribution in the Nether has been tweaked.
  • Fish now have their own mob category and mob cap.


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How to install:

  • To install the snapshot, open up the Minecraft Launcher and enable snapshots in the “Launch Options” tab.
  • Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

Minecraft 1.16 Snapshot 20w19a Download Links:

Client: Download from Server 1 (.json)

Server: Download from Server 1

Obfuscation Maps: