Minecraft Pocket Edition Alpha 0.16.0

Minecraft Pocket Edition Alpha 0.16.0, the first release of the Boss Update, was released on October 21, 2016.

MCPE Alpha 0.16.0 Servers

10 servers
Rank Server Players Uptime Tags
KittiMC Server
Online 0.16.0 alpha Hungary kittimc.serveminecraft.net:19132
0 / 20 100% Auth Creative Economy Minigames Prison PvP Survival VoteReward
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MCPE Alpha 0.16.0 Additions And Changes



  • Ability to customize keyboard controls.
  • Added search tab to creative inventory (Win 10 only).
  • Added mouse UI sensitivity slider in VR options (Win 10 Rift only).
  • New UI for options menu.
  • New UI for creating and editing servers menu.
  • New UI for world option menu.
  • More options.
    • Version exclusive: Toggle Crouch
  • Added warning before exiting the game.


  • /clone
  • /deop
  • /enchant
  • /execute
  • /fill
  • /gamemode
  • /give
  • /help (with alias /?)
  • /kill
  • /list
  • /op
  • /say
  • /setblock
  • /setworldspawn
  • /spawnpoint
  • /summon
  • /tell (with aliases /msg, /w)
  • /testforblocks
  • /time
  • /toggledownfall
  • /tp (with alias /teleport)
  • /testforblock
  • /weather

World Generation

  • Ocean monuments


  • Sea Lantern
  • Prismarine
  • Wet Sponge
  • Beacons


  • Prismarine Crystals
  • Prismarine Shard
  • Guardian Spawn Egg
  • Elder Guardian Spawn Egg
  • Nether Star
  • Version exclusive: Potion of Decay
    • Version exclusive: Splash Potion of Decay
  • Version exclusive: Arrow of Decay


  • Guardian
  • Elder Guardian
    • Version exclusive: Is considered a boss mob.
  • Wither
    • Version exclusive: When its health reaches 50%, it spawns 3-4 Wither Skeletons.
      • Will not spawn in easy difficulty.
    • Version exclusive: New animation when created and killed.
    • Version exclusive: New sounds.



  • Performance improvements.
  • Skin picker no longer shows the silhouette of the skins behind it when choosing a custom skin.
  • Tweaked mouse sensitivity for vertical vs. horizontal motion in UI in Rift (Win 10 Rift only).
  • Increased maximum view distance for capable GPUs (Win10 and EDU only).
  • Tweaked the clock texture so it has all the correct pixels.


  • Bucket
    • New sound when using.
  • Maps
    • Version exclusive: Now have different colors for different biomes.
  • Grass Path
    • Added sounds when making.
  • Camera
    • Now has a block form in inventory but placing it spawns the entity
    • and (Block ID is minecraft:camera)
  • Cocoa beans
    • No longer has a crafting recipe.


  • Sponge
    • Readded to survival mode.
    • Now can absorb water.
    • Now uses PC 1.8 texture.
  • Bed
    • Now have a sound when placed.
  • Furnace
    • Better description (Input , Fuel, Result) for devices that do not use a controller.
  • Monster eggs
    • Added to the Creative inventory.
  • Chest
    • Custom name no longer appears in GUI.


  • Husk
    • Add new sounds.
  • Stray
    • Add new sounds.
  • Squids
    • Version exclusive: Added new sounds.
  • Wither Skeletons
    • Version exclusive: Now spawn when the wither's health is 50%
  • Iron Golems
    • Version exclusive: Will now damage player in peaceful difficulty.
  • Wolf
    • Version exclusive: Will now damage player in peaceful difficulty.


From released versions before 0.16.0

  • MCPE-5272 – Empty buckets can´t collect water when underwater (Creative only)
  • MCPE-7848 – Grass does not grow on dirt under fences or cobblestone walls
  • MCPE-8212 – Arrows bounce off tamed dogs but not tamed cats
  • MCPE-8424 – When breaking a block in front of me, it breaks the one I'm on.
  • MCPE-9096 – Cannot place beds on top half slabs anymore
  • MCPE-9669 – Creative inventory Mundane potion duplicate bug
  • MCPE-9846 – Mobs wearing armor drop that armor 100% of the time
  • MCPE-10077 – Incorrect sounds on beds
  • MCPE-10353 – Some keyboard keys are dead
  • MCPE-11013 – Autojump allows you to jump over fences and cobblestone walls
  • MCPE-11214 – Player can go through solid block walls and fences using a boat
  • MCPE-11241 – Moving fuel into the furnace draws units from the first stack touched instead of from the one you tap
  • MCPE-11583 – Milking a cow (or mooshroom) with a single bucket (or bowl) immediately consumes the milk (or stew, if the player is hunger)
  • MCPE-11796 – Nether Wart only drops one Wart when broken
  • MCPE-12196 – Water renders and unloads oddly behind clouds
  • MCPE-12279 – Lever, buttons, redstone, etc can not be placed on monster spawner
  • MCPE-12467 – Nether mobs can die in any bodies of lava
  • MCPE-12922 – Water is invisible when you reload the world
  • MCPE-13304 – Double Flower Duplication Bug
  • MCPE-13421 – Wolves can be fed with raw and cooked fish
  • MCPE-13640 – Maps blink red when player take damages
  • MCPE-13802 – Clocks in item frames have extra pixels
  • MCPE-13891 – Hoppers suck item entities only one at a time
  • MCPE-13966 – Mobs do not drop spawned equipment
  • MCPE-14142 – Strange font behavior (width, size...)
  • MCPE-14250 – Beds don't make sounds when placing them
  • MCPE-14487 – All mobs take knock back damage from splash potion of harming II
  • MCPE-14514 – Creepers are mute when attacked
  • MCPE-14521 – Undead/Passive mobs still alive when get hit by tipped arrows of healing/harming
  • MCPE-14525 – Horses show open button before fully tamed
  • MCPE-14526 – Horse is unrideable while tied to fence and ride button is shown
  • MCPE-14529 – Boats placed halfway inside a wall shake violently
  • MCPE-14691 – Skins not showing up in skins area
  • MCPE-14761 – Doors act as tools
  • MCPE-14776 – Holding Flint and Steel when focusing on a Creeper doesn't show ignite button
  • MCPE-14801 – Furnace texture bug
  • MCPE-14971 – Skeleton Horses & Zombie Horses Bug
  • MCPE-15034 – Villagers get stuck facing 90°
  • MCPE-15052 – Breaking ice creates water source block in the Nether
  • MCPE-15086 – Baby horses don't show feed button
  • MCPE-15268 – Blocks are blinking on piston
  • MCPE-15586 – The void below bedrock is a bottomless pit
  • MCPE-15696 – Lead turn red when the leashed mob getting hit
  • MCPE-15981 – Armor take damage when we break blocks with them
  • MCPE-15983 – Using A Bed Whilst Riding A Horse / Boat etc. Does Not Dismount Player
  • MCPE-16009 – Trying to tame horse while holding saddle bug.
  • MCPE-16160 – Mobs don't burn in sunlight while on soul sand.
  • MCPE-16283 – Redstone torch burn/turn off when placed on the side of a piston
  • MCPE-16292 – Wither Skeletons and Blazes Do Not Spawn Again in Nether Fortresses
  • MCPE-16417 – Inception achievement not unlocking
  • MCPE-16529 – Chest UI is not accessible when mounted on a pig, boat or minecart.
  • MCPE-16743 – Items on the ground are facing the opposite direction
  • MCPE-16863 – Minecarts and their variants always despawn when they are in motion and the game crashes

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