New in 1.8 (up to 14w28b)

NameIngredientsCraftingDescription
Granite Diorite + Nether Quartz A block found naturally underground in large deposits.
Andesite Diorite + Cobblestone A block found naturally underground in large deposits.
Diorite Cobblestone + Nether Quartz A block found naturally underground in large deposits.
Polished Granite Granite A decorative version of Granite.
Polished Andesite Andesite A decorative version of Andesite.
Polished Diorite Diorite A decorative version of Diorite.
Prismarine Prismarine Shard A block found naturally in Ocean Monuments.
Prismarine Bricks Prismarine Shard A block found naturally in Ocean Monuments.
Dark Prismarine Prismarine Shard + Ink Sac A block found naturally in Ocean Monuments.
Sea Lantern Prismarine Shard + Prismarine Crystals A block found naturally in Ocean Monuments that gives off light level 15, even underwater.
Coarse Dirt Gravel + Dirt Coarse Dirt is found naturally in Mega Taiga, Mesa and Savanna biomes. Grass will not spread to this block.
Slime Block Slimeballs A bouncy block that slows your movement speed.
Rabbit Stew Cooked Rabbit + Carrot + Baked Potato + Mushroom (any) + Bowl Obtained by crafting a Mushroom, Cooked Rabbit, Carrot, Baked Potato and a Bowl. The bowl is not consumed when eaten, and it does not stack.
Moss Stone Cobblestone + Vines A retextured version of Cobblestone that looks like it has moss growing on it. It is found lining Dungeons and Jungle Temples. It can be crafted into walls.
Mossy Stone Brick Stone Brick + Vines A decorative block found naturally in Strongholds.
Chiseled Stone Brick Stone Brick Slabs A decorative block found naturally in Jungle temples.
Iron Trapdoor Iron Ingots A horizontal door that opens when clicked or with a redstone signal.
DoorWooden Planks, Iron Ingots Now creates 3 doors and they stack.
LeatherRabbit Hide Obtained from killing Cows and Horses or crafting 4 Rabbit Hides. It is used to make the first tier of armor as well as Books and Item Frames.

Creatures

Image Name Affiliation Spawn Description Drops
Rabbit Passive/ Friendly

Grass

Rabbits are passive creatures that can be tamed with carrots. There is a .01% chance that a hostile rabbit will spawn as the 'Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog'.

Rabbit Hide, Raw Rabbit, Rabbit's Foot
Guardian Hostile

Ocean Monuments

Guardians are hostile mobs that spawn in Ocean Monuments. They attack by firing a laser at the player. Guardians also have spikes on their bodies that damage the player when they take damage.

Raw Fish, Prismarine Crystals, Prismarine Shard
Elder Guardian Hostile

Ocean Monuments

The Elder Guardian spawns three times in specific areas in an Ocean Monument. It has the same attacks as regular Guardians, but inflicts mining fatigue.

Raw Fish, Prismarine Crystals, Prismarine Shard, Wet Sponge
Endermite Hostile Enderman teleports or Ender Pearl thrown Endermites have a chance of spawning when an Enderman teleports or an Ender Pearl is thrown. None
Sheep Passive 9+ Sheep now drop Raw Mutton. Raw Mutton, Wool (same color as the sheep)

New Items

IconName Description Uses
Andesite

A block found naturally underground in large deposits.

Polished Andesite
Barrier

An invisible block that is only available in creative mode. Used to make invisible walls in adventure mode.

Invisible Walls
Cooked Mutton

Cooked from Raw Mutton. Restores 3 food points.

Food
Cooked Rabbit

Cooked from Raw Rabbit. Restores 2.5 food points.

Food
Cracked Stone Brick

A decorative block found naturally in Strongholds. It can be made by smelting Stone Bricks.

Decoration
Diorite

A block found naturally underground in large deposits.

Polished Diorite
Granite

A block found naturally underground in large deposits.

Polished Granite
Prismarine Crystals

An item that drops from Guardians. They are used to make Sea Lanterns.

Sea Lantern
Prismarine Shard

An item that drops from Guardians and Elder Guardians. They are used to make Prismarine blocks.

Prismarine, Prismarine Bricks, Dark Prismarine, Sea Lantern
Rabbit Hide

Drops from Rabbits. It is used to make Leather.

Leather
Rabbit's Foot

A rare drop from Rabbits. It is used to make a Potion of Leaping.

Potion of Leaping
Raw Mutton

Dropped by sheep. Restores 1 food point.

Cooked Mutton
Raw Rabbit

Dropped by rabbits. Restores 1.5 food points.

Cooked Rabbit
Sponge

Obtained from smelting a Wet Sponge. Sponge will remove water touching it in a 5x5x5 area around it. After absorbing water, it will turn back into a Wet Sponge.

Water removal
Wet Sponge

Has a chance to spawn in certain Ocean Monument rooms and drops from the Elder Guardian. Can be dried into Sponge by smelting in a furnace.

Sponge

New Enchantments

Slot(s) Name Effect Maximum Level
Boots Depth Strider Increases movement speed in water. III