The Aether Wiki: Genesis of the Void
1.9 Pre-release

Release date July 18, 2012
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1.9 Pre-release was an update to the original The Aether mod, which was released on July 18, 2012.


  • Added a Sun Altar reward for beating the Sun Spirit, which gives you control of the sun
  • Added new Sentry Boots which prevent Zephyrs from pushing you around
  • Added new animated Zephyr model
  • Added new Aerwhale model
  • Added blocks for Aether Fences and Stairs (holystone, mossy holystone, icestone, skyroot, carved, angelic, hellfire)
  • Added spawn eggs for Aether Mobs


  • Christmas content is now disabled by default
  • Added support for extended reach of the Valkyrie Lance to 10 blocks
  • Normal torches aren't allowed to be placed in the Aether anymore
  • Disabled rain/snow in the Aether
  • Reduced potential of Blue Aerclouds to damage you on impact
  • Removed void blackness