Java Edition 23w46a

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Minecraft 23w46a
23w46a.png: Infobox image for Minecraft 23w46a the version nav in Minecraft

Java Edition



Release date

November 16, 2023

Snapshot for



Client (.json)

Obfuscation maps


Protocol version

 dec: 1073741987
 hex: 400000A3

Data version


23w46a is the eighth snapshot for Java Edition 1.20.3, released on November 16, 2023,[1] which adds individual display names for scoreboard entries, and fixes bugs.



Decorated Pot
  • Now has new sounds for breaking, shattering and stepping on.


Data pack
  • The version is now 25.

Command format

  • New subcommands for changing the display of specific scoreboard entries in the sidebar:
    • /scoreboard objectives modify <objective> displayautoupdate (true|false)
      • Determines whether the objective should automatically update on every score update (disabled by default)
    • /scoreboard players display name <targets> <objective> <text component>
      • Changes the display name of the given scoreboard entries.
    • /scoreboard players display name <targets> <objective>
      • Resets the display name of the given scoreboard entries to their default.
    • /scoreboard players display numberformat <targets> <objective> <format>
      • Changes the number format of the given scoreboard entries (see below for more information).
    • /scoreboard players display numberformat <targets> <objective>
      • Resets the number format of the given scoreboard entries.
    • /scoreboard objectives modify <objective> numberformat <format>
      • Changes the default number format of the given objective (see below for more information).
    • /scoreboard objectives modify <objective> numberformat
      • Resets the default number format of the given objective.
  • Number formats:
    • styled <style>
      • The score will be displayed with the selected style (e.g. {"bold":true}.
    • fixed <text component>
      • The score is replaced by the given text component.
    • blank
      • The score is not shown.

Experimental changes


Copper Bulb
  • The 1 game tick delay has been removed.
Copper Grate
  • Can now be waterlogged.
    • Acts similarly to waterlogged mangrove roots; water will not flow out of any of the block's faces.
  • Changed texture from Crafter JE2 BE2.png to Crafter JE3 BE3.png.
  • Now works with the same output speed as other blocks, such as dispensers and droppers.
Tuff Bricks
  • Changed texture.


  • The breeze now counts for "Monster Hunter", and is now required for "Monsters Hunted".


17 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.20
  • MC-163943 – Read-only scores can be mutated by swapping.
  • MC-259321 – Spawner counts related entities against MaxNearbyEntities
From the 1.20.3 development versions
  • MC-265662 – "Cannot kick server owner in LAN game" message when trying to kick yourself from non-LAN singleplayer world
  • MC-265873 – Narrator Hotkey description mentions the wrong modifier key on macOS
  • MC-265910 – Crafter block has a one game tick cooldown
  • MC-265950 – Crafters will stack items when outputting into chiseled bookshelf
  • MC-266076 – Copper Grates can't be waterlogged
  • MC-266099 – Spectating an entity that takes damage makes the camera shake
  • MC-266120 – Some advancements for 1.21 block recipes are in the regular datapack
  • MC-266148 – Some Crafting recipes for the new copper blocks appear when Experiment is disabled
  • MC-266190 – Tuff blockset color palette is inconsistent with itself
  • MC-266437 – Wind charge subtitles are improperly capitalized
  • MC-266445 – Breeze mob doesn't count to Monster Hunter
  • MC-266455 – Breeze spawn eggs are in the incorrect place in the creative inventory
  • MC-266459 – The hitboxes and models of wind charges are misaligned
  • MC-266538 – Trial spawners can be replaced by lava pools and other features
  • MC-266622 – Wind Charges can't switch levers off


Video made by slicedlime:


  1. "Minecraft Snapshot 23w46a" –, November 16, 2023