Buried treasure in Minecraft is something that comes with lucrative rewards but finding it sometimes is very difficult. If you are a noob and don’t know how to find buried treasure in Minecraft then take 5 minutes in hand with a cup of tea and go through the article.
The Minecraft game is updating day by day and the feature of this buried treasure is added to Minecraft Minecraft as part of 1.13 – The Update Aquatic. It is something that players can’t craft, so the only option is to find it. Here in this write-up, we are going to tell all the details of buried treasure.
What is actually buried treasure?
As we can guess from Its name, buried treasure in Minecraft is something that lies under the ground and gives you many rewards. In this buried treasure, the loot chest is produced without any type of structure around it. However, the treasure will help you to gain all the advantages while exploring the Minecraft world.
From this buried treasure chest players can get rewards like gold, iron, and diamonds, as well as emeralds. Also, they have one Heart of the Sea, which you only find in this treasure chest and it is the rarest thing you will find in it.
How to find buried treasure in Minecraft [5 Steps]
For finding buried treasure in Minecraft you have to go through some steps which will lead you to find buried treasure. These are –
● Step Zero: Finding Oceans
Buried treasure that is covered with gravel or sand blocks is normally spawned on the surface of the ocean’s floor. That is why there is a chance of getting this treasure from the ocean. Try to find your nearest oceans though it will take more time to dig as the ocean is very large.
● Step One: From shipwrecks and ocean ruins
A shipwreck is a part of a ship that is sunken and destroyed. This shipwreck has three chests among them you will be able to get a treasure map which will give you direction and instructions. The chances of finding a map from a shipwreck are 100%.
On the other hand, you can find the map from ocean ruins and the chances of getting a map from it are 5%. This ocean ruin is a structure that is made of sandstone or stone bricks. If you want to increase the possibility of getting maps from ocean ruins, you need to explore more ruins.
● Step Two: Follow the map
As maps have red cross X marks on them which indicates the location of the treasure where it lies. Also, it has white dots which will show your location on the map. So follow the direction, when the white dots overlap the red one, it means you have reached the location of the treasure.
● Step Three: Dig
Once you have reached the location of the red X mark, you should start digging. As it lies underground in the sand, you need a high-quality shovel to do this task more quickly. Maybe you need to dig around the red X mark as treasure always doesn’t lie exactly under the mark. Make sure that you are not drowning while digging underwater. Otherwise, all attempts will go in vain.
● Step Four: Enjoy the loot
After finishing all the processes explained above, now you can enjoy the loot of this buried treasure which contains lots of valuable things such as – diamonds, emeralds, etc. You also have the chance to get both from the same loot. It also consists of TNT and most importantly the heart of the sea which is very rare and important. You can not get it from another treasure chest.
What does buried treasure consist of?
The most valuable and important thing which buried treasure consists of is the heart of the sea. You can not get it from another chest and the chance of getting this from the buried treasure is 100%.
It has also more valuable sources like diamond, emerald, cooked cod, iron and gold ingots, leather tunics, iron swords, TNT, prismarine crystals, etc. Players can have both diamonds and emeralds from one chest.
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Chances of rewards that players can get from the buried treasure
Here are the list of rewards as well as the chances which players can get from the buried treasure –
- Book and Quill: 18.9%
- Bottle o’ Enchanting: 11.8%
- Cake: 4.1%
- Chainmail Boots: 57.2%
- Chainmail Chestplate: 57.2%
- Diamond: 46.9%
- Chainmail Helmet: 57.2%
- Chainmail Leggings: 57.2%
- Gold Ingot: 34.3%
- Heart of The Sea: 100%
- Iron Ingot: 57.2%
- Lead: 34.3%
- Music Disc (Mellohi): 18.9%
- Music Disc (Wait): 18.9%
- Name Tag: 34.3%
- Potion of Regeneration: 34.3%
- Potion of Water Breathing: 46.9%
- Prismarine Crystals: 18.9%
- TNT: 34.3%
Advantages of buried treasure
- As buried treasure consists of loot and from each loot, you will get any rewards.
- If you don’t find any diamond, emerald, or TNT, don’t worry. At least you will get a heart of ocean as it has a 100% chance of getting it from treasure loots.
- It means you will not go empty-handed thus this treasure becomes more valuable because all your attempts, effort, and time are worth it.
Here are the list in which buried treasure is available –
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PCs.||Yes|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC.||Yes|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC.||Yes|
|PlayStation Edition||PlayStation 3 & 4.||Yes|
How to find buried treasure Minecraft bedrock
In bedrock edition, if the players need to find buried treasure, they have to follow the treasure maps which they will find inside chests in shipwrecks and ocean ruins. This map has a red cross mark on it which indicates the location of the treasure hidden under the ground.
To get this treasure, players should start digging around the red cross mark. If the players are lucky enough, they will get the treasure chest on their first attempt, otherwise, they have to try again and again to gain the chest. For making the digging easy and faster, they can use shovels as the treasure chest normally lies under the sand or gravel but sometimes it can be found under stone or sandstone blocks.
How to find buried treasure in Minecraft with command
As the digging process is so lengthy and time-consuming and players also don’t have the chance of getting a chest on their first attempt, they can use a command to locate the buried treasure instead of digging. The command for finding buried treasure in Minecraft is – “/locate hidden_treasure”. This command will help the players to find the treasure chest quickly.
How to find buried treasure in Minecraft ps4
Finding buried treasure in Minecraft ps4 is exactly the same as the other. Just take the treasure map in your hand, open it and it will have red marks as well as white marks on it. The red marks indicate the location of the treasure where it is hidden whereas the white marks indicate your location.
When the white marks overlap the red marks, it means you are exactly at the location. That’s it. You can start digging to get the treasure. If you are lucky, you may have this buried treasure at the very first attempt, otherwise, you have to try more and more.
How to find buried treasure Minecraft pe [2 Techniques]
There are two different ways of finding buried treasure in Minecraft. One is – with the help of dolphins and the other one is – using the map. Here are some explanations of these types –
● Trick No. 1: With the help of dolphins
We all know that dolphins are the most friendly animals. In Minecraft, it is also the most friendly mob which will lead you to the nearest buried treasure chest location as well as to the ocean ruins or shipwrecks when you feed the dolphins raw salmon or raw cod. This shipwreck and ocean ruins may have treasure maps.
● Trick No. 2: Using buried treasure maps
Collect the treasure map from shipwreck or ocean ruins and open it. The chances of getting a map from a shipwreck are 100% and the chances of getting a map from ocean ruins are 5%. You will see some red cross marks on it as well as white dots.
These white dots apprise the location of you and the red cross marks apprise the location of buried treasure. Follow the direction of the maps and reach the place. When you reach the location, the white dots will overlap the red cross marks. Then start to dig to get the buried treasure from the ground.
Where to Look for a Buried Treasure Map
Before using the map, players need to get it first. Players can get it from shipwrecks or from the ocean ruins. The chances of getting a map from ocean ruins are less than the shipwrecks which are 43.5%. On the other hand, the chances of getting a map from a shipwreck are 100% as it contains a map chest and this map chest contains a buried treasure map.
How to find buried treasure in Minecraft with a map
The buried treasure map helps to find where the treasure has spawned. For using this treasure map, you should collect this from the shipwrecks or from the ocean ruins. After collecting this, follow the instructions and the marks on it which will lead you to the location where the buried treasure lies.
When you reach the location, the white dots which indicate your location will overlap the red cross mark on the map. Then you can start digging as buried treasure lies underground. You may have to dig about 3 to 6 blocks deep to get it.
How to always find buried treasure in Minecraft java
In the Java Edition of Minecraft, there is a little bit of change in buried treasure. The white dots which indicate the player’s position, lie under the red cross (X) marks. And the treasure in the java edition contains the highest amount of diamonds per chest which is very rare and it has about 1.25 diamonds per chest on average.
And the finding process is the same. Follow the instructions and directions on the map which will lead you to the treasure.
How to find buried treasure in Minecraft using f3
Using f3 in Minecraft is the easiest and fastest way to get buried treasure. By using this, you can find the chunk coordinates and this treasure spawns always at chunk coordinates 9 ~ 9. To go directly over the treasure, just click on f3 next to the chunk. That’s it, then you will be over the X red cross mark on the map. Start digging until you find the treasure.
We have tried to gather all the information in one frame about how to find buried treasure in Minecraft. Hope this information helps you to learn more and guide you to the right path. However, we are also arranging another FAQ segment which will help you to learn more and meet your desire and expectation up to mark.
Frequently Asked Questions about Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Here are some answers to an important question regarding this write-up. Hope you will find it useful.
In Minecraft, how deep should I dig to find buried treasure?
You have to dig about 3 to 6 blocks ( usually the number does not exist 10) to find the treasure. The red cross X marks don’t exactly indicate the location of the buried treasure. It’s just a suggestion. You have to dig around it to find the treasure.
How many maps are there in Minecraft?
There are three types of maps in Minecraft. They are – The ocean, the woods, and hidden treasure maps.
How does a buried treasure appear?
The treasure will be covered by a sand or gravel block if it is buried in a beach biome. It will be covered by a stone block if the treasure generates on the side of an underwater hill.
Can I stop spawning buried treasure?
Yes. You can stop the spawning of buried treasure. For this, you have to go to settings and turn off the “generate structures”.
How to get the underwater buried treasure in Minecraft?
To get the underwater buried treasure, you have to go underwater and remove the sand blocks which covered the treasure. But in this process, you should check your oxygen level.