Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w11a is a quality of life snapshot with lots of small changes and tones of bugfixes.

Minecraft 1.17 Snapshot 21w11a

Features:

  • Lightning rods can now, for the very first time ever, be waterlogged.
  • New functionality for applying and removing wax from Copper.
  • Bonemealing rooted dirt now grows hanging roots underneath.

Waxing Copper and Oxidization:

  • Right-click with Honeycomb on Copper Blocks to wax them.
  • Use honeycomb in a dispenser to wax Copper Blocks.
  • Axes can scrape off wax and oxidation of Copper Blocks.
  • Lightning strike hitting Copper will clean its oxidation.

Changes:

  • Waxed Copper Blocks can be crafted into 4 Copper Ingots.
  • Tweaked the cave sizes.
  • Slightly increased the frequency of Diamond Ore blobs.
  • Hanging roots block now renders randomly offset.
  • Breaking a Big Dripleaf stem now drops a Big Dripleaf Block.
  • Moss Blocks can be crafted with cobblestone or stone bricks to make the mossy versions of those blocks.
  • The facing direction of Small Dripleaf Blocks is now determined by which direction the player is facing when placing it.
  • Fully-grown Amethyst Clusters now drop 4 Amethyst Shards (or more with Fortune) when mined with a pickaxe, and drop 2 Amethyst Shards when broken by hand, piston, or other means.

Screenshots:

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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 1.17 Snapshot 21w11a Download Links:

Client: Download from Server 1 (.json)

Server: Download from Server 1

Obfuscation Maps:

Client

Server