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how to easily find turtles in minecraft

Turtles in Minecraft are passive mobs that roam aimlessly all over the world but can survive under water indefinitely. They are usually found swimming near oceans and beaches, and lay eggs in groups of up to 5 with light levels higher than 8 on sand blocks in the overworld.

They are slow on land, but can swim quickly; Therefore, they generally prefer to stay in the water and move to beaches only to lay eggs. To breed turtles, feed each turtle sea grass until a heart is visible on top of them.

After breeding is over, a tortoise will begin digging in the sand and lay eggs. Turtles have some unique droppings that require breeding so locating a few turtles can help you reach a dangerous underwater environment.


Turtles will always be born in the overworld, especially on beaches. Your best chance of finding them is simply patrolling the beach, looking for some that have been born.

how to easily find turtles in minecraft

However they will not roam beaches that are in icy biomes, or those made of stone. Turtles will be born in groups, with at least 2 turtles in each group, a maximum of 6. For each turtle, there is a 10% chance of having a baby.

If you’re playing on Minecraft Bedrock Edition, the spawns are a little different. To spawn, turtles will need a light level of at least 7, and height levels between 60 and 67.

How to Tame Sea Turtles in Minecraft

Unlike some other Minecraft creatures, turtles cannot be tame. However, that doesn’t mean there’s no way for them to live in your home. There is currently no way to tame a turtle in Minecraft.

Turtles have a “home beach” that they maintain, and this is the coast where they are either born or hatched. Turtles always try to go to their home beach and lay eggs there, and even after hatching, they continue to live and roam the surrounding area.

With the Silk Touch pickaxe, you can collect eggs and move them to a location near your base where there is a supply of sand and water. The laying of turtle eggs designated the area as the home beach for turtles, which essentially make these turtles their own.

hatching turtle eggs

The hard part about hatching turtle eggs in Minecraft is that they are very delicate. Every mob and player can easily crush the egg. If you jump over them or even walk, they will be crushed. When laid they can be in groups of 1-4 eggs on a single block and can be laid only on blocks of sand or red sand.

If there is more than one egg on a block, they will break one at a time when trampled. Only turtles can walk on eggs without breaking them. The only way to retrieve the eggs after they have been laid or laid is to use the Silk Touch Enchantment on the pickaxe.

However, this will reset the time it takes to hatch. It doesn’t matter if they are above or below the water for hatching. It takes some time for the eggs to hatch. It usually takes about 5 in-game days for the eggs to hatch and they grow rapidly during the night.

Their growth proceeds in the form of cracks that happen randomly during those 5-ish days. Once the eggs hatch 3 times they will crack. All eggs hatch together if they are on the same block, even if one egg has been ahead of the others.

Things You Will Need To Breed Turtles

Shears: Shears are tools used for shearing sheep and breaking other blocks. Scissors can be used to break up and cut sea grass for breeding turtles.

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It can be crafted into a crafting table using two iron ingots or can be obtained through trading with novice level cowboy villagers.

Seagrass: Seagrass is an aquatic plant that occurs in all marine biomes except frozen oceans. Sea grass can be used for breeding turtles as well as accelerating the growth of baby turtles. It can only be cut with scissors; Otherwise, it will break and drop nothing.

Here is how to feed seagrass to turtles:

  • For PC, right-click on the turtles one at a time
  • For Pocket Edition, you tap on the turtles one at a time
  • For Xbox, press the LT button on the Xbox controller
  • For Playstation, press the L2 button on the PS controller
  • For Nintendo Switch, press the ZL button on the controller

After feeding turtles, red hearts will appear on top of their heads. Then they will turn to each other and red hearts will still be visible above their heads.

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1 Find a Seagrass. First, you need to find seagrass growing on blocks of sand that are underwater in the Ocean biome.
2 Hold your Shears. Next, place the shears in your hand by selecting them in the hotbar.
3 Use the Shears.
4 Pick up the Seagrass.

1 Open the Chat Window. The easiest way to run a command in Minecraft is within the chat window.
2 Type the Command. In this example, we are going to summon a turtle in Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) 1.18 with the following command: /summon turtle.

Foxes eat sweet berries off bushes. They also pick up and eat any food items they find on the ground, except cake. They prefer sweet berries, and will drop whatever is in their mouth if there are berries within 16 blocks. If a player feeds berries to a fox, it will enter love mode, ready to breed.