Minecraft Patch Notes Snapshot 22w19a May 12 Update

Minecraft Patch Notes Snapshot 22w19a May 12 Update

A new Minecraft Snapshot (22w19a) has been released for May 12, 2022. For the most part, Minecraft Snapshot 22w19a features changes to tags and commands, as well as fixing a few bugs in the game. The biggest introduction in the May 12 Minecraft snapshot is the chat preview, which will be a new way to sign server-designed chat messages. The full list of changes and fixes for Minecraft patch 22w19a can be found below:

If you’re looking for the official patch notes, as always, head over to the minecraft site for more details.


  • Warden and Iron Golems now make sure to spawn on something solid


  • Servers can now enable chat preview, which displays a server-driven preview above the chat edit box.
  • Changes to locate and place commands
  • POI Labels


  • Servers can enable chat preview by setting previews-chat=true in server.properties
  • When enabled, a server-driven preview appears above the chat edit box, showing how the message will look when sent
  • Servers can use this to preview messages with styles applied, like emojis or chat colors.
  • Chat Preview sends chat messages to the server as they are typed, even before they are sent
    • The server then returns the styled preview in real time
    • This allows servers to apply dynamic message styles while allowing the chat to be securely signed.
  • A warning screen is displayed on the client when joining a server with Chat Preview, and can be disabled globally in chat settings
  • Dynamic chat style can also be controlled by the server, although this is only signed when chat preview is enabled.
    • Customers can prefer to always show the original signed message by enabling “Show signed chat only” in the chat settings.


  • Added a template subcommand to place domain
  • to locate command moved to locate structure, locatebiome transferred to locate biome
  • Aggregate locate point of interest
  • Servers will now also send an additional icon and MOTD pack after a player has logged in
    • This allows servers with enable-state=false to set an icon and MOTD for players who connect successfully


The place The command can now also place templates in a given location. Syntax:
place template [pos] [rotation] [mirror] [integrity] [seed]

  • place template works like using the upload button in the UI for a structure block


  • model: The namespace ID of a template (“structure block file”) to load and place
  • rotation: The rotation to apply (if omitted, none it’s used)
  • mirror: The mirroring to apply (if omitted, none it’s used)
  • integrity: The integrity value of the structure between 0 and 1
  • seed: The seed to use for random demotion when integrity is less than 1


  • Remote unemployed Y simpleton type_of_point-of-interests
  • tag added type_of_point_of_interest/purchasable_job_site for all job sites sought by villagers with none profession
  • tag added type_of_point_of_interest/town for points of interest that are part of the Village
  • tag added point_of_interest_type/bee_home for all Bees target POIs


  • MC-197647 – Players can’t jump off the edge of blocks when sneaking if they have a block on top
  • MC-231600 – Sculk sensor continuously receives vibrations when next to a large fed drip sheet
  • MC-249130 – Tadpoles hatch inside adjacent blocks, causing them to suffocate and die.
  • MC-249161 – Frogs often get stuck under lily pads.
  • MC-249634 – Warden sniffing behavior continues after being distracted
  • MC-249664 – Warden disappears when away
  • MC-249801 – Mineshafts can cross ancient cities.
  • MC-249888 – Warden doesn’t get angry when hit by a fireball.
  • MC-249910 – Warden’s “Nearby Closest” sound is not used
  • MC-249966: Warden can stop chasing a target he just roared at
  • MC-250172 – Warden doesn’t turn towards the direction the Sonic Boom attack is firing.
  • MC-250233 – A guardian summoned from a spawning egg that suddenly loses its AI.
  • MC-250255 – Warden’s Sonic Boom can’t damage Ender Dragon, it just pushes it back.
  • MC-250272: Warden spawns on blocks that don’t have collision.
  • MC-250353: Warden can’t spawn in a single layer of snow like other mobs
  • MC-250357 – Sculk sensors and Wardens detect when a player raises a shield
  • MC-250948 – Warden’s ranged attack is no longer affected by game difficulty.
  • MC-250966: Dying to the guardian’s sonic boom doesn’t count as the guardian’s death.
  • MC-251029 – Warden froze and stopped being hostile towards the player
  • MC-251263 – “Invalid signature for profile public key” when trying to open a single player world
  • MC-251316 – Game crashes when loading fragments consisting of puzzle blocks
  • MC-251321 – Warden can be pushed back by explosions while emerging.
  • MC-251350 – /give @s goat_horn gives an unregistered goat horn
  • MC-251396 java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: name and id cannot be blank
  • MC-251464 – When passive mobs take damage from the guardian’s sonic boom, they won’t run away in panic

And that’s all there is to know about the latest Minecraft Snapshot 22W19a for Java.

Minecraft is now available on a variety of different platforms, including PC, mobile, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, and more.

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