temple seed

Desert Temple Finder

Last Update: Jun 23, 2020 (MC 1.16)

Drop level.dat anywhere.

How To Use


For technical reasons, you need to know the seed of your world to use Desert Temple Finder, unless, of course, you want to find a seed for a new world. If you’re playing SSP, the app is able to fetch the seed from your savegame. Alternatively, you can use the /seed command ingame. In SMP, you can use the same command if you have sufficient rights. Otherwise, however, you’re dependent on the server owner, who started the world and has access to the savegame and config files.


This app uses some relatively new web technologies. As a result, some features may be disabled for older browsers. I recommend using the latest version of a major browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari.


Seed Selection

The first thing you should do is select a seed and version. You can either type it in manually, or you can load it from your savegame. The latter can be done by clicking on “Load from Save. “ and selecting your level.dat, or by drag&dropping the level.dat file into your browser window. Level.dat is a small file located in the folder of every Minecraft savegame. You can find the savegames in the saves folder of your Minecraft installation. On Windows you can use %appdata%\.minecraft\saves to get to that folder.

Levels allow you to store and reuse seeds on this website, without having to load your savegame every time. When loading a seed from a level, the seed will automatically be stored as a level.

You should also know that a seed is always a number (up to around 20 digits). If you type in anything else (like letters), it will be converted to a number. The app does this the same way Minecraft does, so it’s safe to use letters (and other characters) as well.


Once you entered your seed and version you can start using the map. To scroll, use your arrow keys while your mouse cursor points at the map, or move your mouse while holding down the left mouse button. You can use the slider below the map or your mousewheel for zooming. The lower inputs allow you to go to a specific point (e.g., your base) of the map and set a marker there. You can always remove and add the marker by double clicking on the map. The “Save Map” button allows you to save the currently shown map as png image file.


When using a touch-enabled device, an extra option for enabling/disabling touchscreen control will appear below the map. With that option enabled, you can drag the map with your finger to navigate, you can pinch to zoom in and out, and you can tap and hold to set a marker on the map. By double tapping on the map, you can quickly enable/disable the functionality as well.


Thanks to Earthcomputer for his work on bedrockified, which made it possible to support Bedrock Edition.

Desert Temple Finder lets you find the coordinates of desert temples in your minecraft world.

5 best Minecraft seeds for temples

In Minecraft, it’s debated that deserts are one of the hardest and most time-consuming biomes to have as the world’s spawn point.

There are some amazing desert Minecraft seeds, however, that give the player a great advantage from the moment they spawn into their world. With desert temples being a rare generated structure, they are usually filled with some great loot that can kickstart a player’s journey.

Anything from riches, like diamonds and gold, to enchanted golden apples and other wonderful loot, can all be found in the chests hidden below the central floor design. Here are 5 great seeds for Minecraft 1.16 that spawn you near overpowered desert temples.

5. Minecraft Seed: 798495761171566

This seed has a desert temple only a hundred blocks or so from spawn; it’s a little tricky to spot, as it is buried under the sand, but it has some great loot to uncover from its catacombs.

In the four chests found beneath the central design, the player can find multiple enchanted books with amazing enchantments. There’s a protection book, a looting book, a quickcharge book, and more. In addition to the enchanted books found in the chests, the player will find their first pieces of iron and some emeralds too!

This desert temple would set any player up for success in their new world.

Desert temple coordinates: -277, -165

4. Minecraft seed: 188110827056045

In this seed, the player spawns right next to a really big village with a blacksmith. About two hundred or so blocks behind the village, just across a winding river, is a desert temple with some great loot.

With quite a few diamonds, gold and iron, this desert temple is really worth visiting! Paired with the mass quantities of food available at the village, and the iron golems to kill for more iron, this seed is a must have for any players wanting to get starsucceed quickly.

3. Minecraft seed: -803365490736064

This seed doubles as a village and a desert temple! Although the village doesn’t have a blacksmith to loot, there are two iron golems to kill for iron, and a load of farms to steal from that could feed a player for quite a while. With piles upon piles of hay, the player can feast on bread for ages until they are able to make their own farm.

The desert temple itself has some great loot, from diamonds and emeralds to horse armor and golden apples. This seed is definitely a great starting point for any player, especially those who need a little bit of helping out at the start.

2. Minecraft seed: -1119120068

When looking for variety, this seed has it all. Not only is there a desert temple right by spawn, it’s also got a pillager tower right next to it, slightly cutting into the temple itself. There is even a ruined portal not too far from there with two gold blocks and a chest with some great loot.

The good loot inside the temple chests consists of iron, emeralds, and three enchanted books with great enchantments—including power V!

This seed is great for any player looking for riches and a challenge in their first new moments of opening their world.

Desert temple (and pillager tower) coordinates: 94, 171

Ruined portal coordinates: 30, 132

1. Minecraft seed: -231010552205573

This seed is definitely one to try out. Directly behind the spawnpoint is a sight that is rarely seen in Minecraft: four converging biomes with a desert temple in the center. The four biomes that are blended in this area are a plains biome, a swamp biome, a desert, and a mesa — which is already one of the rarest biomes to find in Minecraft.

The chests inside the temple are filled with some great loot, but the scenery is really the most exciting part about this seed. The positioning of the desert temple or atop the nearest mesa plateau is a fantastic place to make a quaint little home or base.

In Minecraft, it’s debated that deserts are one of the hardest and most time-consuming biomes to have as the world’s spawn point.