Minecraft Snapshot 23W43A Adds New Copper Blocks, Tuff Block Variants, and More

New blocks that are coming in the Minecraft 1.21 update

Slowly but surely, snapshots for the Minecraft 1.21 update are being released, and we are getting the opportunity to test out all of the new features and blocks coming to the game. Minecraft Snapshot 23W43A is especially exciting because of all the new building blocks from the copper and tuff block families. So, let’s go over all the new blocks Minecraft 1.21 will bring to the game.

New Copper Blocks in Minecraft 1.21

All the copper blocks in this snapshot will behave as the familiar copper blocks, in the sense that they will all go through four stages of oxidation. Moreover, you may apply honeycomb to them and scrape it off with an axe whenever you wish. You can obtain these blocks in survival through crafting in the crafting grid or cutting in the stonecutter. Here’s the list of all the new copper blocks:

  • Chiseled Copper
  • Copper Grate
  • Copper Door
  • Copper Trapdoor
  • Copper Bulb
New copper blocks being added in the Minecraft 1.21 update

The copper bulb is a unique light source block with fascinating properties. It can be powered once to activate and emit light. However, if powered once again, it will turn off, providing a ton of new and exciting redstone opportunities.

Copper bulb blocks

New Tuff Blocks in Minecraft 1.21

Tuff blocks, added all the way back in the 1.17 update, now get a highly anticipated upgrade! You will be able to make slabs, stairs, and even a bunch of other detailed tuff blocks. Here’s a list of all of them:

  • Tuff Slab
  • Tuff Stairs
  • Tuff Wall
  • Chiseled Tuff
  • Polished Tuff
  • Polished Tuff Slab
  • Polished Tuff Stairs
  • Polished Tuff Wall
  • Tuff Bricks
  • Tuff Brick Slab
  • Tuff Brick Stairs
  • Tuff Brick Wall
  • Chiseled Tuff Bricks
  • New tuff blocks
  • New tuff blocks that are going to be added to the Minecraft 1.21 update
  • New tuff blocks added to the latest snapshot

Bonus Feature: New Bat Model

Nobody could have seen this coming, but Mojang actually updated the bat Minecraft mob model with Snapshot 23W43A! The bat has a completely different texture with a refreshing dynamic animation. The original sounds remained, as well as the bat’s purpose.

New bat mob model

That’s it for this snapshot. What do you think about these amazing blocks coming to Minecraft 1.21 update? Do they pass your expectations test? Let us know in the comments below!

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