How to Find Buried Treasure in Minecraft
This Minecraft tutorial explains how to find Buried Treasure with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.
Starting in the Aquatic Update, there are shipwrecks, Buried Treasure Maps and Buried Treasure. Let's explore how to find Buried Treasure in Minecraft.
Steps to Find Buried Treasure
1. Find a Shipwreck
First, you need to find a shipwreck in Minecraft. A shipwreck looks like the ruins of a sunken ship and is found in Ocean, River and Beach biomes. Shipwrecks usually spawn underwater, however in rare cases, you may find a shipwreck on land in a Beach biome.
This is what a shipwreck looks like:
2. Look for a Map Chest
Each shipwreck can have up to 3 chests, depending on the size of the shipwreck – Map Chest, Treasure Chest and Supply Chest.
To find the Buried Treasure, you will need to look for the Map Chest in the shipwreck.
Open the Map Chest and move the Buried Treasure Map to your inventory.
3. Use the Buried Treasure Map
Next, use the Buried Treasure Map to find the location of the Buried Treasure.
The white dot shows your location and it also indicates the direction that you are facing. The red X shows the location of the Buried Treasure. Move towards the Buried Treasure. As you move closer, the map detail will fill in.
4. Find the Buried Treasure Location
Once the white dot is at the same position as the red X, you are above the Buried Treasure.
5. Dig until you Find the Buried Chest
Start digging until you find a chest. This could take a while depending on your luck.
Dig until you find a chest that looks like this:
6. Open the Buried Chest
Now open the chest and move the Buried Treasure to your inventory.
Congratulations, you just learned how to find Buried Treasure in Minecraft.
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