The Best Minecraft Seeds For Beginners

Knowing the best Minecraft seeds to spawn in can have a huge impact on your enjoyment of the game. Although spawning in a random place has its appeal, there’s no denying that you can plan your adventures much better if you know where you’re going to spawn beforehand. Minecraft is a procedurally generated game so you can never exactly what the world will look like. However, you can get a pretty good idea by choosing to spawn in one of the seeds we’re going to cover in this article.

But what exactly are seeds? Well, to put it simply, you can think of them as biomes that contain specific types of terrain, vegetation, fauna, and more. Seeds come in the form of coordinates that you can use to spawn in one of these biomes at the start of the game. Some locations are definitely better than others if you want to have a great adventure, particularly if you’re new to the game. With that in mind, in this article, we’re going to present you with some of the best seeds you can choose to start the game on the right foot.

Survival Island

Survival Island

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 Seed: -3847859895951773072

Minecraft worlds is essentially infinite, which can be a bit annoying if you’re the type of person who likes to fully explore the game world. In this case, you can’t. However, you can definitely explore this particular island. Survival Island is a great place to spawn because it’s an isolated area that’s still big enough to ensure you won’t get bored of it quickly. Once you eventually do get tired of it, you can always swim away and start exploring the mainland.

Shipwreck Survival


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 Seed: -241750337

Keeping up with the nautical theme, this is another one of those Minecraft seeds where you start off in the middle of the ocean. This time around, however, you don’t spawn on a large island but rather a fairly small shipwreck. This seed is ideal for players who love to explore mysterious locations. While you won’t have as many resources to work with here for obvious reasons, the does a great job at making you feel like a lone survivor struggling to get by.

Desert Temple


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 Seed: -671258039

Acquiring rare materials in Minecraft tends to take a lot of time and effort. This is especially true if you want to go after those rare and valuable diamonds. This seed, however, makes things a lot simpler. You spawn close to a desert temple that you can explore in search of riches much like Indiana Jones. That said, the real treasures are actually located in the nearby village. There you can find a blacksmith’s chest that’s absolutely loaded with valuable materials. We’re talking gold, emeralds, and of course, even diamonds.

Underwater Temple


 Seed: -5181140359215069925

If you’re into exploring old temples you’ll get a kick out of this one. This is one of the most difficult Minecraft seeds on this list to spawn it but it’s definitely worthwhile. As you’ve probably already guessed, this seed spawns you close to a massive underwater temple that just begs to be explored. Inside it, you’ll find quite a few enemies but also a large selection of secrets to explore. And, who knows, you might even run across some nice lost treasures while you’re down there.

Bamboo Safari


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 Seed: 57558375

Looking for a seed that makes you feel like David Attenborough exploring the great outdoors? Well, Bamboo Safari might be just what you’re looking for. This Minecraft seed spawns you next to a very lush bamboo forest that’s ripe for exploration. The forest is home to a wide variety of exotic animals, including pandas and parrots. Try not to get too carried away while you’re out sightseeing, though, because the forest is also home to a number of deep caverns that can be hard to spot beneath all the lush vegetation.

Winter Island


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 Seed: 6508504818774936544

Most of the Minecraft seeds on this list can be explored all year round but you may want to wait until the holidays to jump into this one. The winter island seed features a relaxing snowy landscape with plenty of secrets hidden underneath. The island may seem unremarkable at first but start digging and you’ll soon find yourself in a sprawling abandoned mineshaft. The mine can be dangerous for new players but it’s also very rewarding should you manage to survive.

Mountain Archway

Mountain Archway

 Seed: 8858351513851407858

Remembering where you built your home can be difficult once you start wandering across Minecraft’s vast world. Luckily, that little problem can easily be avoiding. This seed spawns you next to a giant mountain archway that’s easy to spot from a very long distance. Build your home base close to the monolithic natural formation and you can be certain that you’ll always be able to easily find your way back home again.

Starter Village


 Seed: 7281974495141360449

This is an excellent seed for beginners as it provides you with plenty of good materials, especially wood, that you can use to start building a home base or even an entire village. The area contains a couple of basic houses right off the bat so no need to worry about sleeping outdoors. You can take up permanent residence inside one of these houses if you wish or you can go out, gather materials, and turn the place into a full-fledged fortress.

Abandoned Villages


 Seed: -9065479248748140566

This seed spawns you close to a handful of abandoned villages that contain a wide variety of resources. Take what you need and then head out to the nearby temples for even more great loot and exploration opportunities. There are also plenty of animals in the area to tame or hunt. In short, you definitely won’t have to struggle to find materials if you choose this seed.

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Final Thoughts

The seeds we discussed here all provide great locations for players who want to start off on the right foot. That said, some are definitely oriented towards exploration while others are more suitable for base building. We also threw in a couple focused on survival for good measure. Basically, there’s a little something for all types of players here so don’t hesitate to check them all out and see which ones you like best. If you're looking for even more interesting seeds, make sure to check out MinecraftseedsHQ.

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