Minecraft Buried Treasure: How to find it 2020

So, you travelled different biomes but couldn't find the exact location of the buried treasures?

What if I say, the best method to find a buried treasure is by using a treasure map. That's where my Minecraft Buried Treasure Finder Guide comes in handy.

You have to dig a few blocks to find the treasure chests. The treasure chests also contain saddles in Minecraft.

How far down is the buried treasure in Minecraft?

The buried treasures are 3 to 6 blocks deep down. Treasure maps don't help you find the exact location of the treasure. They only reveal structures and monuments. You have to dig about 2 meters of radius around the X mark to get the treasure.

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 Keep Reading, As I'll show you where the treasure chests are exactly located.

Also, Check out our separate post on how to find spawn chunks in Minecraft.

What is a Buried treasure in Minecraft?

Buried treasures are the hidden treasure chest found in Minecraft, which needs to be found with a treasure map. You will get the Treasure Hunter and Me gold Achievements once you dig up a buried treasure.

These chests are naturally produced structures found in specific minecraft biomes which consists of loots. In fact, Buried treasure chests are the only source of the heart of the sea. You can also find Cooked cod,  iron and gold ingot, leather tunic, iron sword, TNT, prismarine crystals, and diamonds.

Go through our latest post on how to find a treasure map using the minecraft biome finder.

What is a treasure map in Minecraft?

Treasure maps are the maps that help to find Buried treasures. You can find the treasure maps mostly in sunken shipwrecks.

How does a ship wreck look like in Minecraft?

Shipwreck in Minecraft is the sunken ship found underwater. They look like old destroyed ships like you see in pirate movies. You can find at least one chest in a shipwreck.

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Use Minecraft Kill Commands to destroy all the hostile mobs available in the shipwreck.

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft

The tutorial I am providing will help you to find the buried treasure chest.

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So, here are the steps to find the Buried Treasure in Minecraft:

  1. Find a shipwreck in ocean, sea or beach biomes. The shipwreck looks like the ruins of a sunken ship.
  2. Look for a Treasure Map in that shipwreck. 
  3. Use the Buried Treasure Map to locate the treasure spot.
  4. Go to the exact location where the cross sign is located in the map.
  5. Start digging around the place to find the buried treasure chest.

Quickly make a Jack o'Lantern in Minecraft using the items available in the treasure chests.

How Does a Buried Treasure look like in Minecraft?

The look of Buried Treasure totally depends on the Biome in which it is found. But Mostly is a colorful treasure box.

Buried treasures in Minecraft contains only a single chest.

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The chest is almost always buried under some materials and so you won’t leave empty-handed. 

Some Minecraft biomes don't have buried treasure chests. Here, I have given a picture for your ease to know how actually a Buried treasure in Minecraft looks like.

If the chests are buried in a beach biome, then they will have a sand or gravel block covering it up. Sometimes, if the buried treasures are generated on the side of an underwater hill, the treasures will spawn with a stone block covering it up. 

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Sometimes the treasures spawn on the surface of the ocean floor which gets covered by a gravels or a sand blocks.

Brew some potion of weakness in Minecraft to kill the hostile mobs easily so that your treasure chest adventure doesn't get disturbed.

Terrain biomes generate buried treasures by any suitable terrain-generated blocks, such as coal ore and diorite.

Advantages of Finding Buried Treasures in Minecraft

Buried treasures are added from Minecraft 1.13 JAVA edition. Buried treasure chests are the only way for obtaining the heart of the sea whenever you are outside of the creative mode inventory or Commands.

Use a command block in Minecraft to get valuable items in seconds.

And hearts of the sea is one of the most valuable thing you can find in the entire Minecraft map.

You can use the Buried treasure Map to find out in which biome the treasure has spawned.

Actually finding a Buried treasure is like an adventure. It's more of a fun than wanting only the loots.

Quick Tip: Allocate more RAM to Minecraft for a lag less gameplay.

What Loots Can I Find Inside the Buried Treasure?

Each Buried treasure contains a lot of loots. Each buried treasure chest contains items including the Hearts of the sea, Iron ingot, Gold ingot, Iron Sword, TNT, Emerald, etc.

In the Bedrock Edition, each buried treasure contains items like Chainmail helmet, Lead, Potion of Regeneration, cake and many more.

Keep in mind that chances of finding the heart of the sea is 100% in any buried treasure chest.

You can also find treasures like emralds, Diamond sword or even a golden apple if you get lucky.


Yes, You won’t leave empty-handed if you find one treasure.


Use the Curse of Vanishing spell for securing the valuable items once you are dead.


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How Deep Should I Dig to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft?

Usually the Buried treasures aren't buried deep under the blocks. So, you don't need to dig more than five blocks to find Buried Treasures in Minecraft.

Apparently, the X spot you see on the map is not the exact spot. 

It’s a general hint only. Dig near that X spot to get the Buried treasure easily and also dig 15-18 Blocks and you will get the Buried Treasure.

If you get tired of digging, you can also use the TNT to find the treasure more quickly.

Buried Treasures can spawn on the same level as the stone, but not below.

FAQ

Question: Can Minecraft buried treasure be underwater?
Answer: Yes, you can find buried treasure underwater. Buried treasures normally generate in beach biomes.

Question: Can buried treasure be under gravel?
Answer: Yes, you can find buried treasure under gravels or rocks. Because the Buried treasure is programmed to be generated under the sand, clay, gravel, coral, etc. depending upon the biomes.

Question: Do dolphins help find treasure in Minecraft?
Answer: Dolphins will help you find the nearest shipwreck if you feed them raw cod or raw salmon. You can use a treasure map and search for the loot box.

Question: Is there more than one treasure map in Minecraft?
Answer: There are three treasure maps in Minecraft. The ocean, woodland, and buried treasure maps. The first two maps can be bought from a cartographer. At the same time, you have to look for the buried treasure map in a shipwreck and underwater ruins.

Final Thoughts

It does seem a bit easy if you follow the steps I provided.

My suggestion would be to have a little patience while digging for the treasure chest.

There's no need to upset if you kept digging and digging and had no luck.

You'll surely find the buried treasure as there's always a secret clue to find it out easily.

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