Minecraft‘s version 1.20 update added a lot of new features and environments for players to enjoy and explore. Unfortunately, the randomized nature of each Minecraft world means that most players will have to spend a lot of time wandering the area around their spawn point and gathering resources before they can get to work on more exciting endeavors and projects. That’s where Seeds come in. Seeds are a string of coding values that can be used to influence your Minecraft world in countless ways, and there are already plenty of inticing ones for Minecraft 1.20
There are too many great 1.20 Minecraft Seeds to count, but we’ve managed to cobble together a list of the best we could find. There are as many different ways to play Minecraft as there are Minecraft players, so you should consider what kind of experience you want your time with Minecraft to be before you pick a Seed. From worlds littered with ruins and hidden treasure to untainted realms of natural beauty, here are our picks for the best Seeds in Miencraft 1.20.
Best Minecraft Seeds to Use in 1.20+
Five Structure Spawn Point
This seed dropes you into the middle of a cluster of structures, each packed with useful materials and fun challenges to you to uncover and overcome. The Village offers an excellent chance for players to stock-up on helpful items like bread and iron early, but the nearby Temple, Outpost, and Wooland Mansion offer rareer rewards for those willing to brave their dangerous depths. There’s even a Ravine nearby filled with available ores liek coal and iron.
This seed spawns you right into picturesque island with a rare mushroom biome. If you’d instead build your base somewhere more ordinary, a forest biome and a plains biome are just a short swim away. Also, if you want to test your might, there are plenty of underwater shiprecks just off the coast, filled with rare materials like iron ingots, gold ingots, and diamonds.
Cherry Tree Village
This seed spawns you just a short walk away from a village nestled in the midst of a beautiful grove of cherry trees. Just follow the canopy of pink cherry blossoms and you’ll find it. The village’s architecture weaves organically though the network of trees, creating an unbelievably beautiful aesthetic that’s difficult to look away from. If you don’t want to disrupt the natural splender of the cherry trees, there is a dense forest nearby filled with lumber and livestock for you to harvest from. This is a great seed that gives you just about everything you’d want for a permanent place to settle down close to spawn.
Ancient City Mineshaft
If you are looking for the perfect seed for spelunking, look no further. Directly next to spawn, you’ll find an abandoned mineshaft that leads to an Ancient City. There are tons of chests with great loot, but you’ll need to defeat the Wardens if you want to dive even further. This seed is excellent for those that are hungry for an underground adventure.
Ancient City Trail
If you’re still in the mood to plunder an Ancient City, this is the seed for you. This seed has spawns you on the peak of a giant mountain that’s been cracked in two by a giant ravine. At the bottom rests an Ancient City ripe for exploration. Not only is this Ancient City filled with just as much treasure as any other, but the mountain around it is filled with valuable ores and even few diamonds. It’s also an extremely memorable landmark, so you can use it as a reference point if you ever get lost.
Survival Islands are self-cointained environments that challenge players ot make the most of the limited resources at their disposal . This seed spawns you on a relatively large island with a small taiga forest surrounded by a freezing-cold sea packed with iceburgs. The choice is yours; hunker down and build a home for yourself within the woods, or brave the elements and seek a life out in the tundra.
Speaking of survival islands, this seed places you on a shipwreck island. Near the island, you’ll find an abandoned ship. This is the perfect seed for you and your friends to raid a shipwreck and start your adventure on an abandoned island. The sea is also filled with incredible seaweed and creatures to check out.
Mountain Valley Villages
This seed spawns you right next to a beautiful valley nestled within a mountain range. At the heart of the valley are two thriving Villages for you to explore and interact with. If you’re someone who loves building a community in Minecraft, then this seed is perfect for you. The mountains around the Villages also provide a near-inpenetrable barrier that can stave off raids.
If you are still looking for a great water-themed seed witha bit of a twist, head into this seaside village. After you spawn, you’ll find a Village perched on the coastline with a nearby cherry tree grove. Next to the Village, you’ll find a Woodland Village and some trail Ruins. If this all seems too safe and comfortable for you, there’s a Pillager Outpost not far from the Village, so you can some experience with Raids by provoking them.
Massive Bamboo Forest with Nearby Desert
Bando can be hard to find in Minecraft sometimes, but this seed has some right at spawn. TIT spawns you in the middle of a giant bamboo forest bordering a desert biome, so you can stock up on all the bamboo you could ever want. Once you’ve had your fill of the forest, you can set out into the desert and try your hand at taming some wild camels and trading with the inhabitants of the nearby desert villages.
Structurd Beach Spawn
This seed spawns you right next to a pair of massive villages that have some decent materials to get you started. Once you’ve equipped yourself, you can explore the ocean just outside of the village The bottoms full of Shipwrecks for you to plunder if you’re willing to tangle with Elder Guardians. There’s also a Woodlands mansion not far from spawn, if you want to get your hands on some Armor Trims or a Totem of Undying.
Hidden Dangers Beneath a Beautiful Mountain
Though there have been many Ancient City seeds mentioned so far in this list, this seed has the most by far. This seed is exactly what it sounds like—close to your spawn point, you’ll find a picturesque mountain range crowned with groves of cherry trees. However, hidden beneath the speldner or three Ancient Cities, each filled with hidden treasures and and dangers.
Finding diamonds is one of the hardest tasks to accomplish in Miencraft, but this seed makes it easy. Once you spawn in, head to the coordinates x = 90, y = -31, z = -250 and dig straight down. Be careful for many monsters or hazards that might be in your way. Soon, you’ll find an 18-block vein of diamonds, just waiting be mined. So what are you waiting for? Grab a pickaxe and start chipping!
Exposed Dripstone Cave Beneath Cherry Tree Grove
Minecraft is all about exploring underground. If you want more unique caves, this dripstone cave is a great seed to check out. If you want to take material from dripstone caves and start your new world, this is the seed for you. You’ll find your driptone cave near a mountain with a cherry tree grove on top.
Desert Village with Temple
Archeology is a new feature added in Minecraft version 1.20 that allows you to extract valuable materials from certain blocks. This seed spawns you next to a desert village built next to a desert temple, which is full of excavatable blocks. Once you’ve got a brush, head in and dust for hidden treasure!
Three Desert Temples Near Spawn
Though some might think deserts are the least appealing biome in Minecraft, they can be beautiful, especially if they are as large as this one. On top of that, this desert borders a lush mangrove swamp, and there’s even a desert temple hidden within the dunes for you to discover.
If you’re looking for something that’s more Resident Evil 7 than Minecraft, then this is the seed for you. You’ll spawn in the middle of a village entrenched in a swamp, complete with Villagers covered in moss. If you want to spice up how your villages look, this seed is a nice match.
Mangrove Swamp Outpost
Mangroves are some of the most fun areas to explore in the latest Minecraft updates. In this seed, you start out in a mangrove swamp. You’ll be able to find all sorts of frogs, tons of wood, and other mangrove staples. If you are looking for a chill, swampy adventure, this is the seed for you. You and your friends can each claim part of the swamp and start a Shrek-sim.
If you want a nice twist on the typical “spawn in a village” seed, then this seed is right for you. This seed has two villages, one normal and one infested with zombies. The two are seperated by a massive ravine that separates the two, so you can spend some time preparing and trading before you crossthe expanse and begin slaying the undead.
Badlands Coral Cave
This beautiful badlands cliffface houses a beautifuo secret. Hidden in the coral-filled waters beneath the cliff is an opening that will lead you to a multilayer lush cave. Lush caves are rare biomes filled with valuable materials and harvestable plants, so having one so closeat spawn can give new players a major advantage.
Mining is the beating heart of Minecraft, and this seed gives you access to just about every mineral in the game. Near spawn is a giant mountain that contains a vas network of dripstone caves, which can be easily accessed with a bit of digging. While there are still mobs to content with, this seed offers one of the safest ways to get dripstone a Minecraft player can ask for.
Badlands,Desert Savannah Village
This seed spawns you in the middle of patch of land where a badlands, desert, and savannah meet. If you enter the desert, you’ll find a couple of desertruins you can excavate. On topofthat,there’sa village nearby where you can trade and gather important resources.
Woodland Mansion with a Few Huts
If you walk a short distance from spawn, you’ll find a woodland mansion surrounded by huts, making it seem like the mansion and the huts are part of shared community. Woodland mansions can contain rare items and materials, so head in once you’ve gotten some basic gear and see what you can find.
Winter Wonderland Village
We’ve mentioned a few great seeds for almost every biome except for snow. This seed is the perfect winter wonderland. You’ll spawn close to a frozen village surrounded by towering glaciers. If you’re looking for a unique place to build your base and don’t mind the cold, then this is easily one of the best seeds out there.
Village Near Abandoned Mineshaft
Like most other seeds on this list, this one has a village right at spawn, but what separates this seed from the others is an exposed mineshaft nearby. If you make your way to the desert biome a few blocks away from the village, you’ll come across a ravine with multiple waterfalls, some lava pits, and an abandoned mineshaft running through it. The mineshaft even has a few chests strewn about with rare items and materials, making it absolutely worth the trek into the depths.
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- This article was updated on July 26th, 2023