What are Ocean Monuments in Minecraft?

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Ocean Monuments in Minecraft are special structures that players can find underwater. Ocean Monuments are also separate from Ocean ruins and have unique types of loot and monsters that players can find inside. Here's everything you need to know about Ocean Monuments. 

Where can you find an Ocean Monument in Minecraft?

You can find Ocean Monuments primarily underwater inside Ocean Biomes, such as the following: 

  • Deep Ocean
  • Deep Lukewarm Ocean
  • Deep Frozen Ocean
  • Deep Cold Ocean

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What loot is in an Ocean Monument in Minecraft?

Inside Ocean Monuments, players can find items such as Sponges and Sea Lanterns. Other items players can find include:

  • Gold Blocks
  • Sponges
  • Sea Lanterns
  • Wet Sponge
  • Prismarine Crystals
  • Prismarine Shards
  • Prismane
  • Dark Prismane

Where is the treasure room in an Ocean Monument in Minecraft?

The treasure room in Ocean Monuments is in the center of the structure. Inside the treasure room, you can find eight gold blocks behind Dark Prismane.

How many Elder Guardians are in an Ocean Monument in Minecraft?

A total of three Elder Guardians are inside Ocean Monuments. One Elder Guardian will spawn in the penthouse, while the other two will spawn in each wing of the Ocean Monument. Regular guardians will spawn on the outside of the monument. 

Both creatures are pretty aggressive toward players, but Elder Guardians are the more dangerous of the two. Elder Guardians will cast debuffs on the player, making it extremely hard for players to break blocks. The best way to kill Elder Guardians is to close the distance with a sword or use ranged attacks. 

When were Ocean Monuments added to Minecraft?

Ocean Monuments arrived with Minecraft Pocket Edition's Update 0.16.0 in October 2016. The update also added the Wither boss to Minecraft, along with the following items:

  • Beacons
  • Nether Stars
  • Potion of Decay
  • Arrows of Decay
  • Wet Sponge
  • Prismarine Crystals
  • Prismarine Shards
  • Prismane
  • Dark Prismane
  • Sea Lanterns

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