Complete Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Guide
Minecraft’s long-awaited Caves & Cliffs update is here. 1.17 & 1.18 updates plan to overhaul the game's world generation along with adding tons of new blocks, items, and creatures. Discover the best new features, surprising tips, and hidden secrets of this amazing Minecraft 2021 update!
Must Know Minecraft Update Features
Fantastic News For All Players
The surprising thing about the new Minecraft update is that players will be able to experience all the new features in your existing Minecraft world! All you have to do is update your world to 1.17, and all the new features will be available to discover right when you launch the game.
Existing parts of your world will remain unchanged, but if you go out and explore newly generated areas, you’ll start to come across all the new features, including mobs and items.
New Cool Creatures & Mobs
New Blocks & Items
- Amethyst Geodes/Clusters/Shards: These can be found underground and can be mined with a Pickaxe.
- Copper Ore: This can be smelted to produce Copper Ingots. 9x Copper Ingots will craft a Copper Block.
- Candles: These can be placed on any solid surface. They also come in 16 colors!
- Pointed Dripstone, Stalactites & Stalagmites: Grows downwards into a stalactite if placed on the ceiling. Grows upwards into a stalagmite if placed on the floor. Can be used for traps
Discover New Mobs in Minecraft 1.17 Update
The Axolotl – Player’s New Best Friend
Goats - The Highest Jumpers in Game
Wardens – New Terrifying Creatures
New Unique Items and Blocks in Minecraft Caves Update
Amethyst - New Shiny Block
Amethyst Shards & How To Use Them
Copper - Unique Block That Changes Over Time
Candle - Brand New Light Source
Dripstone - Surprising New Block
There is the dripstone block which is mainly just a decorative block and a pointed dripstone which actually makes up the stalactites and stalagmites.