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How to Find the Ancient City in Minecraft 1.19

Warden and Ancient City are two big features that will be released in the Minecraft 1.19 update. Both features are part of the new Deep Dark Biome and will spawn and generate exclusively there.

While one is a terrifyingly hostile mob, the other is a mysterious and scary ruined structure with hidden clues and valuable loot. When players jump into the updated world, they’ll be eager to discover new crowds and structures.

Deep Dark Biomes and Crowds were introduced back in 2020 when Mojang was planning to release the Caves and Rocks update. They later came out and announced that these features have been pushed back and will be released in a later update.

In 2021, Mojang reintroduced these features where they also added a new structure to the biome. They will now arrive soon with the Minecraft 1.19 update.

Exploring areas for the Warden and the Ancient Cities in Minecraft 1.19

Ancient City

Finding the new ancient city structure in the Minecraft 1.19 update is comparatively difficult. These new structures are the biggest in the game and will arise deep underground in the new biome around Y level -51.

These structures pay homage to the mysterious and unknown story of the sandbox game and are essentially old ruined areas with loads of structures and chest loot.

When players enter one of these cities, they’ll find a variety of mini structures that look like new mobs. The ancient city will also have some of the best chest loot in the game.

Players can find new items such as Echo Shards, Swift Sneak Enchanted books, and pieces of discs, along with enchanted golden apples and numerous diamond gears

How To Find Ancient Cities

Unlike other rare structures that have special maps, such as ocean monuments or woodland mansions, or bastions, which can be located using Eyes of Ender, there is no direct way to locate an ancient city in the game. You can really only go all the way down to a Y-level of negative 52, mine or cave until you find the Deep Dark Biome, then hope is an ancient city in it.

If you’re mining, branch mining will give you the best chance of finding a city. It is also worth mentioning that ancient cities appear more often under mountain biomes introduced in 1.18, so visiting one of them can become a good starting point. Once underground, you can use the F3 screen to make sure you’re still under the mountains.

If you’re playing with cheats, you can use the /locate command to find an ancient city. The full command “/struct minecraft:ancient_city” will return the coordinates for an ancient city, so you can easily figure out where to make a path to.

Lastly, if you don’t have cheats but know your world seed and just want the closest ancient city coordinates, Chunkbase has an ancient city finder tool you can use (along with tools You can find anything else you may ever need). Simply set up the tool in the correct version of Minecraft, enter your seed, and the map will show you all the ancient cities in your world and their coordinates.

Mud Blocks 

You will also notice that the land in the mangrove swamp biome is not made up of dirt blocks. It’s actually covered in mud. You can make new mud blocks by dumping a water bottle on the dirt.

You can also place blocks of soil from the Dripstone Cave biome on top of new dripstones, which will dry out your soil block and turn it into clay. Renewable Source of Soil—Clean! Now you’ll be able to do your own farming instead of diving into every single water source.

We’ve learned about two fun new mobs coming to Minecraft in the Wild update: one comes from those new mangrove swamps and the other was voted down by players.

Frogs and tadpoles 

Don’t expect to get out of the mangrove swamps just yet! You’ll want to stop and meet the new frog hordes first. Unlike other hordes, whose babies look like little adults, frogs will have actual tadpoles. Like the axolotl, they can also be carried around in a bucket. This will come in handy for moving your budding little friends to a new home.

Frogs come in three different forms: swampy, snowy, and tropical. They will develop into an adult frog depending on the biome as they mature.

We also learned that frogs have a tendency to chow down on both small slimes and magma cubes, forming slime balls and new froglight items, respectively. Froglites come in colors that match the frogs that made them, and act as light-shedding decorations similar to glowstones and sea lanterns, while slime balls are already used to make ledges and sticky pistons. goes.

Tadpoles were also put on notice, as we learned that axolotls can chew on them, whereas frogs wouldn’t have a typical predator if they lived that far.

Also read: 5 new farms to build in Minecraft 1.19 The Wild Update