Minecraft Biome Finder:

How to Find 11 Awesome Biomes

Are you looking for a way to find a suitable biome in minecraft?

Then you have come to the right place.

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I have found out a way to find Minecraft Biomes and villages.

And in this post I will be sharing with you how to find any biome easily in minecraft.

I'll also tell you about my top 11 picks for Biomes in minecraft at the end of the post.

So let's get started.

What is Minecraft Biome?

Biomes are Minecraft is like places where almost everything is different.

Each and every biome looks different from one another. Some biomes are full of sand some are full of ice, some have only hills and so on.

The availability of different resources, villagers, animals, plants and seeds is different in every biome.

Some Biomes are good for survival whereas some are very bad (like the tundra or Ice Plains spikes).

Is Minecraft 1.8 seed Map Fake?

Minecraft 1.8 seed Map is a fake implementation of finding the Biomes in Minecraft.

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A Seed map is given on various websites to steal your personal info. Actually, these sites are a scam. Seed map is a fake thing and it doesn’t work at all.

So, don’t try finding biome using seed map.

Another thing to remember that:

Don’t provide your seed and any other personal information in those websites.

How To Find Biomes in Minecraft?

I have searched for several ways and finally found a single way to find biomes in Minecraft.

You can find biomes in Minecraft by using a simple app named AMIDST. This app lets you know where are the biomes located in the Minecraft map according to your Minecraft version.

Let’s not waste time and get to know how you can do it easily.

What Is AMIDST?

AMIDST is a tool specially made for Minecraft. This is actually a tool to find different Minecraft biomes and structures easily.

AMIDST stands for Advanced Minecraft Interface and Data/Structure Tracking.

This app helps you locate differnet biomes in minecraft too.

How to install AMIDST

You can simply download AMIDST and install it like you do with others.

How to Use AMIDST

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When you run AMIDST it will pop up a new window where you will need to provide certain information like: the minecraft version you are using and the app’s directory.

Once you complete everything, you need to select profile and load maps from there.

In the maps you can see places with different colors. And you can simply get to know which place is which biome from that map very easily.

How To Locate Biomes in Minecraft Using Commands

It’s one of the most awesome features of minecraft so far. Finding anything using the command is such an easy task.

This is an awesome feature by which you can search for different Biomes in minecraft.

The feature is like minecraft locate command or you can say minecraft teleport command as well.

But the problem is:

This feature doesn’t work for most versions. But still you can try this out and check if it works for you or not.

Also don’t forget to remove all the Mods you are currently using to make this feature work.

These Minecraft 1.12 commands worth it.

Also check our separate post on how to use command blocks in minecraft easily.

So, here’s the commands that you need locate biomes in Minecraft:

/biomelocate <biome>

/biomelocate <Mushroom_Island>

And for locating the structures you can use the command below:

/locate structure<structure name>

For example if your want to find a temple then type:

/locate structure<temple >

Top 11 Best Minecraft Biomes

There are several beautiful biomes in minecraft. Exploring them is a hobby of all minecraft players.

If you’re new or not sure which Biomes to visit first then check out my top 11 favorite picks.

So, here are my top 11 favourite biomes picks:

1. Minecraft Ocean Biome

The ocean Biome in Minecraft is a common aquatic biome consisting of water and also loots.

You can go to a depth of roughly Y=45 if you are exploring the ocean.

Minecraft ocean biome is famous for its amazing looking underwater ruins.

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Yes you heard that right.

I know you will now ask:

What are Ocean Ruins in Minecraft?

Ocean ruins or underwater ruins in Minecraft are oceanic structures that are created by stone bricks or sand-stones.

Underwater ruins differ from large villages to single ruined huts according to sizes. They are ordinary and arrive in cold and warm variations.

Ocean biomes are seen to be the best place for loots in Minecraft because seeing a ruin in ocean biome is like a miracle. There are tons of loot in this oceanic ruins.

Features of Underwater Ruins in Minecraft

Here are some useful features of Underwater Ruins in Minecraft:

  1. Ocean ruins contain tons of loot chests.
  2. Underwater ruins contain semi-rare materials like prismarine, sea lanterns, and magma blocks.
  3. If you're looking for sea monsters for hunting then, underwater ruins are the best place as they usually spawn with a few drowned in them.
  4. You get the Atlantis achievement for finding an underwater ruin in Bedrock Edition only.

Underwater ruins are really useful for both adventures and Looting.

Loots in Minecraft Underwater Ruins

VariantsContained Items
Cold Ocean RuinsPrismarine
Sand
Magma blocks
Sea lanterns
Polished granite
Glazed terracotta
Bricks, planks, cobblestone, mossy cobblestone
Stone brick stairs
Obsidian
Warm ocean RuinsPolished granite
Polished diorite
Sea lanterns
Magma blocks
Gravel, terracotta
Sandstone stairs

Exploring underwater ruins is very fun and challenging in Minecraft.

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And that's why Ocean Biome is one of my favorite Minecraft biomes of all time.

In fact:

The underwater Structures of Ocean Biome is also amazing.

Minecraft Underwater Structures

Structure NameDescriptionConsists of
Big cracked 1A chunk sized structure with multidimensional archGravel, bricks, Sea lantern, prismarine, sand, chest etc.
Big Mossy 2A chunk sized structure with two rooms attachedMossy bricks, polished granite, purple glazed terracotta, magma block etc.
Big Brick 3A chunk sized structure with two rooms non-attachedChisseled stone bricks, sand, magma blocks, chests etc.

No matter why Ocean Biome is in one of the top 11 choice of the huge Minecraft biome.

Let's move on to the next Minecraft Biome.

2. Swamp Biome in Minecraft

Swamp Biome is special for farming slimes. This place has good amount of most type of resources.

And the interesting thing is:

You can find several mushrooms here. And I just love collecting them.

And the Most Important Thing about Minecraft Swamp Biome is that:

In Minecraft Swamp Biomes pigs and sheeps are always seen living.

minecraft-swamp-biome

So if you want any of these mobs for a ride, you can easily come here and add a saddle to it.

Also if you don't want the mobs then kill all mobs using commands easily.

There is also a scary part for this spooky looking swamp biomes in Minecraft.

You will see tons of Witch Huts. That means:

Witches also spawn in this biome. So be careful at night if you are on a survival mode.

Features of Minecraft Swamp Biome

There are some salient features for which swamp biome is considered in the top 11.

1. Chickens  are always available in this biome and so you will never face lack of proteins.

2. Witch huts, Blue Orchids spawn only on this minecraft biome.

3. If you are in need of sugarcanes then, swamp biome and desert biome are always the best considered sources.

4. Only in swamp biome, slimes spawn at night. However, you may not be able to see them properly because they get drowned for not getting enough water to swim.

5. Swamp Biome is the wettest and muddy biome you could ever see in Minecraft. So forget about firing in this place.

3. Jungle Minecraft Biome

Jungle Biome is most famous for it’s jungle wood, ocelots, cocoa and melons(More about that later).

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You may ask:

How to find a jungle in minecraft?

You can use the AMIDST Tool to minecraft/locate jungle in MInecraft.

One thing I love about this Biome is:

This place has several temples where you can get a good amount of great loots.

But there’s a problem too. And that is:

You can get lost in this place at night as it becomes really dark and confusing for the big trees.

Best Features of Jungle Biome are:

Jungle Temples

 You can find jungle temples in Minecraft in the jungle biomes.

There are a lot of resources near this place. You can even find good loot in the temples.

Items like diamond horse armore, bones,gold ingots etc. can be found here.

You may ask:

What is a Jungle Temple in Minecraft?

In Mineraft, jungle temples are structured stoned temples made up of mossy cobblestones and only found in the Jungle Biome.

minecraft-jungle-temple

To go inside the Jungle Temple, you have to find the entrance of the temple.

But be careful.

There are puzzles and traps in the basement of the jungle temple. So, Don't fall for it.

Try to find the Temple chest in this hidden jungle biome. Trust me, you will be rich in no time.

Cocoa Beans: This is an essential stuff to craft recipes of foods. It’s good that it can be harvested pretty easily. The middle sized orangy ones are the best looking.

Melons: The best place where you can get Melons is the jungle biome. If you get lucky you may also find multiple melons together too.

One thing to keep in mind is that:

If you have a low specs PC then I would recommend not to go to the jungle temples. Otherwise you will face lag or even game crashes as well.

For avoiding this crash you can allocate more RAM to Minecraft.

4. Desert Biome in Minecraft

I love this biome because of its different look. There are a lot of villages here and you can also find some temples here too. The only tree you might find here are:

Sugarcane and Cactus.

This Biome has the least rainfall. And there’s lack of water in this place.

minecraft-desert-biome

You you’ll feel thirsty being in the dessert.

Just kidding.

Want to know an amazing thing?

The Desert Biome is the heart of finding loots.

How and why?

It's because in Desert Biome there are Desert Temples.

Now, you may ask:

What are Desert Temples in Minecraft?

Desert temples are structures in Minecraft which are full of treasure and found only in the Desert Biome.

minecraft-desert-temple-tutorial

You might have a question about the appearance of a Desert temple.

Well, it takes three types of sandstone to form a Desert Temple, sandstone stairs & orange and blue Terracotta.

All the materials have a specified meaning. The towers you will see in front with the orange terracotta formation resembles an Egyptian symbol, the Ankh.

The Desert temple contains a blue terracotta block in the center, and if you break this block, a treasure room will be revealed containing 4 chests with the treasure in them.

However, at the bottom of the treasure room, directly below the blue terracotta is a pressure plate wired to blocks of TNT under the floor.

How to Find a Desert Temple?

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Here are the steps to find a Desert Temple in minecraft: 

  1. Desert temples spawn randomly in desert biomes and there won't necessarily be one temple in each desert. So, you can loot with your hearts content.
  2. The more space in the desert biome, the better chances of finding temples. So, find the largest desert possible.
  3. Now, that you have found a Desert biome, look for the pyramid shape of a desert temple.
  4. There will be two large square towers at the front of the temple with orange clay markings on them. You should be able to see it from a long ways away since there are few visual obstructions like mountains in the desert.
  5. Desert temples show up as gray on maps just like plain stone and so if you have a map, look for a square grey shape.
  6. If you're sick of finding a Desert Temple then, use the Desert Temple Finder App.

How to Loot a Desert Temple in Minecraft?

For looting a Desert Temple in Minecraft you will need Torches, shovel, pickaxe and a shear.

Here are the steps to loot a desert temple in minecraft:

  1. Once inside the Desert Temple, you'll notice the purple and orange clay blocks which you have to stay away from because digging around the Clay blocks can cause the blocks to drop on the pressure plate in the secret treasure room.
  2. Now, you have to place some torches around the perimeter of the temple to give yourself some light and also keeping the enemy mobs from spawning when it’s night.
  3. Go down about six blocks by digging a descending staircase at the back of the temple.
  4. Once you reached at the bottom of the staircase, start digging toward the center of the temple until you discover a treasure room holding the chests.
  5. Put up some torches for light and again start digging another staircase along the inside of the open area and this time be careful not to step on the stone pressure plate of the treasure room. If you do so, then the TNT will be ignited and hurt you and destroy the treasure.
  6. Hit the pressure plate with a stone pickaxe once you're at the bottom of the treasure room to remove and defuse the TNT.
  7. Now, remove the treasure from all four treasure chests and use the same way you got in to get out.

In short:

Minecraft Desert Temples are full of loots.

It is very easy to find a Desert temple in Minecraft if you are familiar with the map and know about the Desert Biome.

5. Minecraft Mesa Biome

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This is one of the most rare biomes you can ever find on minecraft.

What I like about this place is:

You can find gold ores very easily in this minecraft biome.

This biome is a little bit different from most others and the only place that looks orangy or the clay and hills.

You might be unable to distinguish between mesa and desert biome. So let me help you with this.

What is Mesa Biome in Minecraft?

Mesa Biome in Minecraft is similar to desert biome but full of canyons and made up from red sand, cacti, dead bushes and plateaus where the Red sands are the only thick layers.

The difference will clearly be visible to you if you ever visit the Desert Biome too. The mesa Biome or the Bryce is more red or orangy then the normal desert.

In the Mesa Biome, You will notice canyons which is only available in Minecraft Mesa biome.

You will also see Mesa Plateau made of hardened clay blocks.

Features of Minecraft Mesa Biome

Though Mesa Biome is one of the rarest biome you can find in Minecraft, this biome has some amazing structures.

The Structures are known as Plateaus. Plateau F, Plateau M and plateau F M are the best decorated canyons in Mesa Biome.

6. Roofed Forest Biome in Minecraft

This place is full of Oak trees and you can collect plenty of wood from this biome. You can also find mushrooms here. 

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Many people say that there’s a Woodland Mansions here, but I haven’t found one.

This place is a sweet spot to make any secret base.

The forest is also known as Dark Forest due to the dense trees and oaks growing in this minecraft biome. The Roofed Forest biome resembles the Darkwood Biome in Minecraft.

What's so special about this forest?

The only place to find big mushrooms other than mushroom island biome is the roofed forest minecraft biome.

7. Ice Plains Spikes Biome in Minecraft

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It’s also another rare version of Tundra Biome in Minecraft. Most of the places are covered with ice and so it looks white color. There aren’t much animals here.

Here is a trick:

Use the minecraft Biome Finder app to locate this rare biome easily.

But the thing I found interesting here is:

You can find villagers here living in Igloos.

Features of Ice Plains Spikes Biome

Other than the Mesa Biome, the ice plains spikes biome is the rarest of all.

The main feature includes packed ice which is different from the normal ice. You can find tons of Ice in this Minecraft biome.

Also there are frozen ponds so feel free to skate.

Just kidding.

8. Plains in Minecraft

You Love horses then this is the best biome for you. This is the most common biome to find in minecraft but still it’s one of the best out there.

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You can build anything you want as there is a vast space in this minecraft biome.

The most commonly seen biome in Minecraft. You can easily find MInecraft Biome.

This biome is best for survival mode.

9. Extreme hills in Minecraft

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Extreme hills is the place where you won’t get bored anyway.

This place is full of secrets and also comes with many fountains. This biome is very rare to find.

I really like how the lava and fountains flow from the high mountains here.

The Extreme Hills in Minecraft is amazing for a specific reason.

Features of Minecraft Extreme Hills Biome

I like this Minecraft Biome because this Biome is the only place where emerald ore spawns.

If you want to be rich in Minecraft then here's my suggestion:

Trade the emerald ores with the village traders. 

They will give you a bundle of cash.

Other than Emerald ores, Spruce trees grows abundantly in this Minecraft Biome.

If you are finding it hard to locate biomes then you can change minecraft difficulty in no time.

10. Flower Forest Biome in Minecraft

This is one of the most attractive biomes in minecraft. This place is full of trees and flower plants. The flower forest is full of different types of animals. I love it’s uneven land.

You can also find caves here.

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This new Biome was added recently in the latest Minecraft Version. So be sure to check this minecraft Biome.

There are Four Types of Flower Forest Biome and they are: Flower Forest, Flower Hills, Flower Hills M and Flower Forest M. In fact: 

These are the Rarest Biomes you can ever see.

Best Features of Minecraft Flower Forest Biome

This Minecraft Biome resembles the Birch Forest Biome because of the densely aromatic trees and flowers.

You can find Tulips only in this Forest Flower Biome.

11. Mushroom Island Biome in Minecraft

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This is the most unique Biome of all time in Minecraft. There are big Mushrooms all around this place. You can also collect a lot of mushrooms from here. You can find small animals here but it’s very rare to find any villagers here.

Another thing that I like about this Biome is:

This place is full of all kind of resources. So if you ask me:

Which is the most beautiful biome in Minecraft?

Mushroom is the most beautiful and resourceful biome in Minecraft.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How to find a woodland mansion in MInecraft?

Answer: Woodland Mansions are structures found in the roofed forest biome or the darkwood forest biome in Minecraft. You can use the minecraft woodland mansion finder to locate a woodland mansion in the darkwood forest.

Question: How to find a dungeon in minecraft?

Answer: Though Dungeons are seen underground, they can be seen from above the ground as well. Ar first, use the Minecraft Biome Finder to teleport to Desert Biome. Then look for depression areas. Dig the areas and you will find a dungeon.

Question: How to find a village in minecraft?

Answer: The best way to find a village in minecraft is by using minecraft village finder 1.14 or minecraft stronghold finder. Both works well.

Question: How to teleport someone to you in minecraft?

Answer: The best way to teleport someone to you in Minecraft is by using the tp commands or the teleport cheat minecraft.

Final Thoughts

Finding out Biomes is a must for all minecraft players.

This gives an immense experience of exploring the beautiful minecraft world.

Hopefully our way of finding biome in minecraft worked for you. Stay tuned for more.

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