Is there a Minecraft 1.18 21w45a Snapshot Today?

November 10, 2021

Minecraft is all set to receive the second part of the Caves and Cliffs Update very soon.

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The Caves and Cliffs Update is one of the biggest updates in Minecraft‘s history. It was announced that the second part of the Caves and Cliffs Update will be released during the Holidays, and fans are eagerly waiting for it.

Before the update goes live, the developers release snapshots and bedrock beta updates to give fans an insight into what is to come.

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Is there a Minecraft 1.18 21w45a Snapshot Today?

If you play the Snapshots regularly, you might be well aware of the fact that they release every Wednesday. However, this week we will not be getting any Snapshot at all, and the developers have confirmed the same. They have stated that they are preparing something for tomorrow, and it will be interesting to see what the developers have in store.

Minecraft Update 1.18 Snapshot 21w44a – Patch Notes


  • New world generation is now inserted under existing chunks when upgrading a world to the new world height
  • Added an Online options screen where you can now find the Realms Notifications option and Difficulty when on a server
  • Added an “Allow Server Listings” option to opt-out of having your name displayed in server listings


  • Sleeping now only resets the weather cycle if it was raining
  • Blocks and fluids are now also affected by simulation distance. It might be a good idea to test that the behavior of your redstone contraptions remained the same
  • Optimized entity collisions


  • Servers can now set property hide-online-players to true in order to not send a player list on status requests
  • When JFR profiling is started from an external source, the JFR events for network packets are now aggregated instead of one event per packet


  • MC-63340 – Sleeping always resets time until rain
  • MC-170551 – Foxes can’t spawn on podzol or coarse dirt
  • MC-200494 – In mineshafts, torches can generate attached to blocks other than the wooden supports
  • MC-216432 – Mineshafts can generate with light but without any torches
  • MC-216561 – Torches not spawning in abandoned mineshafts under y=0
  • MC-217038 – Large dripstone structures can be generated outside the caves
  • MC-236701 – New mountain biomes don’t count towards “Adventuring Time” advancement
  • MC-236938 – /jfr stop output does not have a link
  • MC-237986 – Mobs specific to structures aren’t spawning in their structures
  • MC-238062 – Foxes & Wolves don’t spawn in Groves
  • MC-238761 – Adventuring Time does not account for the new cave biomes
  • MC-238877 – Deep Ocean & Ocean is not needed for the “Adventure Time” advancement
  • MC-238900 – Values of ‘Infinity’ in noise settings in default worldgen
  • MC-238912 – Powder snow strips can’t generate exposed to the surface
  • MC-238962 – Icebergs go all the way to ocean floor.
  • MC-238966 – Old Growth Spruce Taiga and Old Growth Birch Forest aren’t part of the “Adventuring Time” advancement
  • MC-238968 – Windswept Gravelly Hills & Windswept Savanna aren’t apart of the “Adventuring Time” advancement
  • MC-239280 – Withers do not move down to follow the player when the wither’s health is half or lower
  • MC-239344 – All torches in mineshafts are facing the wrong way
  • MC-239359 – Wither Skeletons can only spawn on Nether Bricks
  • MC-239689 – The “amplified” boolean in noise settings does nothing
  • MC-239854 – Nether and caves world is missing bedrock
  • MC-239858 – Nether decorations can be generated on the original bedrock layer
  • MC-239866 – Terrain shaper in noise_settings is not used
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