Minecraft: Java Edition continues to push forward on the Caves and Cliffs Update with the release of Snapshot 21w11a. Today’s Minecraft snapshot focuses mostly on copper, the newest ore being added to Minecraft. Changes are being made to how players wax or un-wax copper, the way lightning rods work, and more. For example, lightning striking lightning rods now reverses oxidization on surrounding copper blocks.
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The full changelog for Minecraft: Java Edition Snapshot 21w11a includes:
- 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