How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft (the Easy Way)

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Finding buried treasure in Minecraft has always been very fascinating and fun while playing the game.


Usually, players know about the map, but there are some players who do not know about the map in which they find underwater ruins chest, or if they have heard also about buried treasure in Minecraft, but haven’t seen it. 

It’s very easy and simple, and you will have a joyful experience with it.

If we find the Sunken ships which have 3 distinctive chests i.e a treasure chest, a map chest, and a supply chest.  Therefore, we need to find the map chest.

Make sure that every shipwreck used to have a map chest, so you can locate your sunken ship if you are not able to find it.

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When you find it, open the chest and move the map to the inventory chest.

If you are able to find the buried treasure then it can be a superb reward for you as this is a game that has different precious and semi-precious stones and metals too in the crafting menu.

Minecraft has a particular way of making the player run around to find such types of materials. But if you are having buried treasures, you can find some rare resources only by sitting at one spot. 

Here are the steps to find the buried treasure in Minecraft,

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft

Step 1: Finding a Shipwreck

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Shipwrecks in Minecraft (Image credits: Mojang)

The very first thing which you can find in your mission for exclusive rewards is a shipwreck. You will be asking, “ What is the role of Shipwrecks? Shipwrecks underwater contain some of the beneficial resources that are hidden in storage chests.


With the help of these chests, you can find a way to your buried treasure because it contains a lot of precious loot.

Step 2: Locating a Treasure Map

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Storage chests inside shipwreck (Image credits: Minecraft Seed HQ)

There are three storage chests onboard a shipwreck. Each shipwreck has different kinds of loot which depend on supplies like food items and guard to valuable materials such as diamonds and gold ingots.

Make sure that whenever you are searching for a treasure map you find it in the shipwreck as normally it is swaddled into one of the chests of it.

Step 3: By Tracking the Buried Treasure on the Map

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Treasure Map (Image credits: Waifu Simulator27, Youtube)

You can find the buried treasure in Minecraft where you have found the map. But if you can find it on a shipwreck, it will be a sort of treasure.

Moreover, by tracing the map and the location of the treasure, then you will be able to dig and can find your treasure there, you will have to find the treasure.


Step 4: By Digging Around Till You Reach the Treasure

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Finding the chest (Image credits: Jira)

When you will see the scabrous location of the buried treasure, what you can do is that you can dig around so that you can find the real chest. 

Usually, we find buried treasure around a beach, but you have to dig around sandy blocks. As soon as you will find the chest, all the precious loot inside will be yours.

Step 5: Enjoying the Riches

How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
Loot taken from buried treasure (Image credits: Reddit)

You will surely be happy when you will find the buried treasure as it always contains valuable stuff.  Some common items like iron ingots, an iron sword,  and food are there. Moreover, you can also find things like diamonds, emeralds, gold, TNT, and also the Heart of the Sea, but it surely depends on luck.

These were the simple steps through which you will be able to find buried treasure in Minecraft. I hope this article will help you in finding the buried treasure easily.

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