Minecraft 1.16 Seeds (May 2020)

While the 1.16 version of Minecraft hasn't fully released yet, you can still play it via various snapshots that are available that contain a lot of what will be released in the update. We're taking a look at a bunch of great 1.16 seeds that you can try now or once the Nether update finally gets added to the game!

Using the Key Locations

If you want to teleport yourself to one of the locations I mention, just copy the numbers listed by the one you want to visit. Go into your game and into that seed, then in the command window just type in "/teleport @s " or "/tp @s" and paste the numbers! Once you hit enter, you should teleport to the location.

You can also use these coordinates if you show coordinates in the options before creating your world (Java you can hit F3)! I try to keep locations I list relatively close to the spawn, so try to head in the direction that matches the coordinates to find it.

If you want to find some seeds for other versions of the game, then check out our Best Minecraft Seeds list!

Nether Locations

Due to the amount of changes going on in the Nether because of 1.16, don't be surprised if locations in this area end up being different than described. We'll be updating them once the official release happens if things change drastically.

Minecraft Bedrock Seeds List

Here's a list of some of the top Minecraft 1.16 Seeds:

Villages & Stronghold (Java)

Credit: manngamania - Seed: 546581295959790967

If you'd like a couple of villages really close to your spawn then this might be the seed for you. There's a normal village right nearby, and if you make a short run over to the desert you will find another one. There's also an exposed mineshaft near the plains village which is right near spawn. You can also find a ruined portal, ocean monument, and a couple more desert villages not too far away.

If you want to eventually head to the Stronghold it isn't all that far away from the spawn! We've got the coordinates listed below so you don't have to go looking for it!

Key Locations

  • Village: 15 67 112
  • Desert Village: -153 68 38
  • Mineshaft: -95 39 23
  • Ruined Portal: -524 74 -635
  • Ocean Monument: 302 61 654
  • Desert Village #2: 185 75 -472
  • Desert Village #3: 520 69 -887
  • Coral Reef: 625 58 -901
  • Swamp Biome: 496 63 -1106
  • Desert Biome: 138 70 -1402
  • Stronghold: 297 78 -1398
  • Desert Village #4: 790 67 -332
  • Large Haunted Village: 1811 71 -1242

Mesa Biome, Taiga Village, & Mansion (Java)

Credit: Avomance - Seed: -931867804274397901

You start out in a flower forest biome which is great for finding bees and collecting honey. If we head to the north we'll find a mesa biome with an exposed spawner and some mines to explore. If you keep going north you'll eventually find a swamp biome, ruined portal, and a taiga village! To the south you'll run into an ocean with a shipwreck and ocean ruins. If you keep heading south across the water you'll find a tundra biome and eventually a tundra village! If you head east you will find a really nice mountain biome, and you will eventually run into a pillager outpost. To the west expands the mesa biome quite a bit. If you keep heading this direction you will eventually run into a pretty sweet mansion with a nearby swamp biome!

Key Locations

  • Mesa Biome w/Exposed Spawner & Mines: -206 71 -114
  • Swamp Biome: 100 63 -422
  • Ruined Portal: 227 64 -542
  • Taiga Village: 127 62 -795
  • Shipwreck: 100 64 999
  • Ocean Ruins: 112 63 1032
  • Tundra Village: 278 63 1693
  • Pillager Outpost: 1254 89 137
  • Mansion: -910 63 319

Nether Locations

  • Basalt Deltas: 27 65 194
  • Soul Sand Valley: 13 91 522
  • Crimson Forest: 57 76 798
  • Bastion Remnant: 50 68 -127

Mushroom, Forest, Mesa Biomes All Near Spawn (Java)

Credit: Rigz Digz - Seed: -1909600681984991067

This seed has a lot of diversity right at spawn due to it being near a Mushroom Field, Mesa, and Forest Biome! You can head over to the mushroom area for safety against monsters, and then go explore quite a bit of mines in the mesa biome! If you expand outwards more, you will find villages in the desert, a swamp biome with a hut, and you can find some Ruined Portals as well! There's a lot to love about this seed, so if you're looking for a bunch of variety then this might be the one for you!

If you create a Nether Portal in the initial spawn area you will start out in a Crimson Forest which can have Piglins for trading!

Key Locations

  • Mesa Mine: -71 67 -89
  • Shipwreck Near Mesa: 119 52 -191
  • Mesa Mine #2: 79 69 -334
  • Wooded Badlands Biome: -2 94 -394
  • Witch's Hut/Swamp Biome: -444 68 -396
  • Desert Village: -1320 63 393
  • Desert Village #2: -1250 66 807
  • Savannah Village Partially on Mountain: -869 94 787
  • Ruined Portal: 28 70 215
  • Plains Village: -454 71 234
  • Ruined Portal #2: -507 71 342
  • Desert Pyramid: -687 65 330
  • Savannah Village w/Ravine: -868 70 233
  • Bamboo Jungle Biome w/Temple: 5 73 1369

Nether Locations

  • Crimson Forest Biome: -10 42 -38
  • Soul Sand Valley Biome: -127 44 -73
  • Nether Fortress: -672 61 224

Large Mountainous Island w/Reef (Java)

Credit: xozacqwerty - Seed: -4619615235388437653

You don't spawn exactly at this large island, but you can make it there without too much trouble if you head northwest and go through the desert biome. Use F3 to track your coordinates or just teleport there using the numbers below.

I did end up running into a Mushroom Field during my travels, but it's pretty far from the island!

Key Locations

  • Huge Mountainous Island: -711 86 -501
  • Coral Reef: -695 56 -760
  • Shipwreck: -588 56 -733
  • Above Water Shipwreck: -1052 65 -541
  • Ruined Portal (Savannah Island): -607 68 -298
  • Ruined Portal #2 (Taiga Island): -553 65 -1051
  • Mushroom Fields: -265 63 860

Village Oasis w/Ruined Portal (Java)

Credit: Plebiain - Seed: 1051939900539129555

We've got a great seed here with a plains biome that features a large village inside of it right smack in the middle of a large desert. You spawn right next to the village, so it's easily accessible right when you start out. There's also a Ruined Portal right nearby which features a Block of Gold and a Chest you can loot. These are newly added in the 1.16 update. The desert is large and features a pyramid, as well as an additional village not too far away from spawn. There's also a shipwreck right off of shore from the desert village.

I found quite a few villages just doing my general exploring, so it appears this seed has quite a bit to offer if you're willing to venture out!

Key Locations

  • Ruined Portal: 70 65 39
  • Savannah Biome: 5 66 298
  • Desert Pyramid: -382 69 24
  • Desert Village: -513 73 202
  • Shipwreck: -556 57 161
  • Desert Pyramid #2: -415 69 -213
  • Savannah Village: -241 64 -247
  • Ruined Portal #2: -424 67 -582
  • Desert Pyramid #3: 852 65 -133
  • Small Desert Village: 1070 67 -360
  • Desert Village #2: 1364 71 110

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