The best Minecraft seeds

Spawning into Minecraft can prove challenging as you never know what kind of terrain you’ll get. To alleviate that, grab any of the following digits and place them into the seed field when creating another Minecraft world.

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1836 (1.9)

This seed drops you into a snowy forest where you can find two cosy igloos, one of which harbours a secret basement. Just watch out for the zombie villager when you enter that basement!

Get rid of the undead resident and you’ll find a compact, underground base with a brewery and plenty of storage - ideal for starting out in a snowy biome.

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9925 (1.8.8)

Most seeds assign temples to land, but this one moves two of these huge structures underwater. Just because famed adventurer Indiana Jones liked his temples dry that doesn’t mean the rest of us do.

This aquatic adventure-to-be boasts a challenging selection of enemies to defeat and plenty of secrets to uncover, making this seed ideal for the nautically inclined.

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093 (1.9)

This seed offers the equestrian lovers among us the ideal starting point for our Minecraft adventure. Horses roam every hill between land and sea, meaning you’ll never be found wanting.

Villages are also stuffed with chests packed with diamond horse armour, gold ingots, saddles, and obsidian - everything you need to ride off into the sunset atop your noble steed.

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Life isn’t all about slaying Ender Dragons and lootin’ villages, y’know? Any Minecraft veteran knows that having a pet is one of the most rewarding things you can spend your time doing.

So, if you find yourself weary of battling or travelling, use this seed and you’ll spawn into a village bursting with rabbits ripe for befriending. Aww!

3657966 (1.8.1)

If you’re here to mountaineer then this seed will be of great interest. Take a short trek from spawn and you’ll discover a mountain with water and lava falls cascading from its slopes.

To top it off, you’ll also find a scenic surprise at the summit, too. The mountain is topped with a wooded area, making it both a pretty climb and a solid resource provider.

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0889 (1.8.1)

Are you a tourist without much time to spare? Fear not, this seed is for you. It contains all of Minecraft’s various biomes and they’re packed into a reasonable 2km².

One afternoon stroll and you’ll know everything about landmass identification, which should set you up nicely for another expedition down the road to do more mining or sightseeing.

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Something seems to be little bit odd with this seed: there’s a giant mountain that stretches from coast to coast. If that wasn’t bad enough, it also has a monstrous hole through it.

No, it isn’t broken, it’s ripe for creativity. From building lairs that could house any baddie, to recreating a hidden city that holds the knowledge of ancient civilisations - this seed is yours for the taking.