Minecraft Dungeons Update 1.17 Patch Notes

Update 1.17 arrived for Minecraft Dungeons, and here is the full list of changes and fixes added with this patch. This patch, officially known as, brings the Hidden Depths DLC, which contains three new underwater levels, as well as new monsters, weapons, and gear. Raid Captains will also arrive with the free update, no DLC needed. This update follows the addition of cloud saves added earlier this month. Here’s everything new with Minecraft Dungeons update 1.17.

Minecraft Dungeons Update 1.17 Patch Notes

Free update:

Raid Captains

  • Taking down these dangerous enemies will immediately change the way you play. Defeat them and they’ll drop one of two tokens: one that instantly increases the threat level of the mission and another that adds a rules modifier to your current mission
  • Survive the mission with Tokens in tow and you’ll earn the Raid Captain’s Bounty, a special reward upon completing the mission. Look for these Raid Captains to add a new level of challenge and rewards to your missions!

New Enchantments

  • Guard Strike (Melee)
  • Luck of the Sea (Armor)
  • Multi-charge (remote)
  • Refresh (ranged and melee)
  • Rush (Armor)

Disable screen shake

  • Added a toggle to accessibility settings that allows players to enable or disable screen shake

New Achievements

  • 10 new achievements/trophies to unlock during your adventures

Hidden Depths DLC:

Downloadable Content Features

  • Three new underwater missions
  • A mix of salty new mobs and enemies
  • New Weapons, Gear, and Artifacts
  • Two new skins and a baby turtle pet

New weapons

  • Anchor (Melee)
  • Embedded Anchor (Unique Melee)
  • Bubble Arc (ranged)
  • Bubble Burster (Single Distance)
  • Coral Blade (Melee)
  • Sponge Hitter (Single Scrum)
  • Harpoon crossbow (ranged)
  • Heavy duty harpoon (single scope)

New armor

  • squid armor
  • Luminescent Squid Armor (Unique)
  • turtle armor
  • Nimble Turtle Armor (Unique)

New Artifacts

  • The Eye of the Guardian
  • harpoon quiver
  • Pouch of elixirs
  • Snack bag


  • Fixed several crashes that could occur during gameplay
  • Local co-op can now be played on PlayStation 4 without signing into a Microsoft account (MCD-4810)
  • Fixed number of enchanted mobs killed or mini-bosses not updating properly for vendor progress and achievement progress (MCD-5596, MCD-5608, MCD-5655, MCD-5666, MCD-5670 )
  • Poison damage now scales with item power (MCD-3936)
  • Artifact summoned pets can no longer destroy scatter mines (MCD-4958)
  • Iron golem sounds can no longer be heard after the golem is killed (MCD-3837)
  • Fixed Heart of Ender spin attack only appearing for hosts during online co-op (MCD-5502)
  • Fixed Flaming Quiver and Thundering Quiver arrows dealing instant damage when deflected by a mob with the Deflecting enchantment (MCD-5405)
  • Fixed some antivirus software not saving progress (MCD-5269)
  • Powershaker explosion no longer blocks arrows from other players (MCD-5406)
  • Secret locations no longer use placeholder narration when completing missions (MCD-5323)
  • Fixed a chance of players getting stuck in the cage after dying in Underhalls (MCD-4343)
  • Players can no longer use “Return to Checkpoint” when downed
  • Removed unnecessary sound effects from the Download Hero screen
  • Fixed enemy arrows not damaging bees
  • Fixed TNT collision on falling blocks, geomancer doors and walls
  • The “Subtitles” option in accessibility settings now has a proper toggle like the other options
  • Fixed Weeping Vine Bow, Bone Cudgel, Living Vines Armor, and Golden Piglin Armor not having unique shimmering sounds when dropped during gameplay
  • Fixed Environmental Protection Armor property not properly reducing damage when Rugged Climbing Gear is equipped
  • Fixed Key Golem falling through the ground on Desert Temple
  • Fixed players being seen holding both melee and ranged weapons on the inventory screen
  • Increased artifact icon spacing on Upload/Download Hero screens when playing on Xbox Cloud Gaming
  • Fixed overlapping touch controls and effect meter on HUD when playing on Xbox Cloud Gaming
  • Fixed mobs being thrown into the air after being killed by the Fire Trail enchantment
  • Chat wheel messages can now be selected using the D-Pad
  • The daily trial modifier “50% of melee monsters have the debuff enchantment” is no longer applied to ranged monsters
  • Artifact charge no longer triggers after picking up a consumable
  • Improved readability of focus indicator on friends list using both outline and background highlight

Known issues:

  • Players may receive “Failed to verify game ownership” error message during mission matches (MCD-5811)
  • The Battle of the Ancient Guardians May Not Begin on the Abyssal Monument
  • Disconnecting the internet before completing the mission locks the game
  • Conduits cannot be picked up by other players if the client holding the conduit has left the session

Minecraft Dungeons is available now for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. For more information about this patch, visit the official website.