10 scariest maps in Minecraft's 1.19 update

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Halloween is still a few months away, but some Minecraft players prefer a nice spooky experience all year long.  To this end, the community has created a wealth of scary maps for you to enjoy time and time again.

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In the early 2010s, the game Slender took the world by storm with a simple premise and a monster that previously only existed in online forums.

The Herobrine

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Players fill the shoes of horror writer Anna Thompson on this map.  Anna finds a dilapidated old house to inspire him to write a new story.  However, this old house holds more than a few secrets, and Anna isn't alone in her explorations.

The Grudge

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Players have to stay out of the dark, as darkness increases their madness.  If it gets too high, it causes instant death.  However, this is only the beginning for this map.

Ashen

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One of the community's longest-running horror maps, Demon Brain has a solid story with multiple endings and even Easter eggs.

Demon Brain

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Zombies are one of the most enduring tropes in all horror, and players can enjoy a great version 1.19 map at Get Out.  Not to be confused with the Jordan Peele film of the same name, this map follows players as they roam a dilapidated building full of undead.

Get Out

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In No Words Minecraft players will explore the home of a late musician.  He loved his family and his art, but his passion for music overshadowed him.

No Words

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Players are dared to stay overnight in a nearby prison on a hill by a friend, but that courage turns itself into a battle for survival.  This low-light feature is fraught with dangers, and players won't see particularly well in their attempts to hide and escape.

The Prison

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The Backroom is one of the most recent and successful viral horror experiences to date.  This map offers a similar experience with a slight twist.

The Backrooms - Found Footage

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Area 51 is a place shrouded in mystery in the American dictionary.  An Air Force base located in Nevada, the facility is rumored to contain extraterrestrial life.

Area 51

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