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Shipwrecks are generated structures that primarily generate in oceans and beaches.


Shipwrecks generate in any oceans or beaches. They may also rarely generate inside icebergs.


Shipwrecks are shaped to resemble classic sailing vessels or pirate ships. They will generate in one of three ways: upright, sideways, or upside-down. In many cases, they will be missing their bow, stern, mast, and multiple other blocks, appearing damaged, but it is also possible to find them in one piece. They consist solely of wood materials, including logs, stripped logs, planks, fences, stairs, trapdoors, and doors. With the exception of acacia wood, all variants of wood are used in the shipwreck's structure, but it is usually built out of only two wood types at a time (Spruce + dark oak, birch + oak, jungle + spruce, and so on).


Shipwrecks contain 1–3 chests that have loot in them. Supply chests generate in the bow of the ships, treasures chests generate in the upper section of the stern, and map chests in the lower section. If a section of a ship is missing, the treasure chest for that respective section will also be missing.

Supply chests[edit]

Each shipwreck supply chest contains 3–10 item stacks, with the following distribution:

Stack Size Weight # Items Chance # Chests
Paper 1–128655.20055.5%1.8
Wheat 8–2176510.15050.7%2.0
Carrot 4–87654.20050.7%2.0
Poisonous Potato 2–67652.80050.7%2.0
Potato 2–67652.80050.7%2.0
Coal 2–86653.00045.4%2.2
Rotten Flesh 5–245657.25039.6%2.5
Gunpowder 1–53650.90026.0%3.8
Enchanted Leather Cap[note 1] 13650.30026.0%3.8
Enchanted Leather Tunic[note 1] 13650.30026.0%3.8
Enchanted Leather Pants[note 1] 13650.30026.0%3.8
Enchanted Leather Boots[note 1] 13650.30026.0%3.8
Pumpkin 1–32650.40018.2%5.5
TNT 1–21650.1509.5%10.5

In 1.14[upcoming] each shipwreck supply chest contains 3–10 item stacks, with the following distribution:

Stack Size Weight # Items Chance # Chests
Suspicious Stew[note 2] 110770.84457.4%1.7
Paper 1–128774.39049.4%2.0
Wheat 8–217778.56844.9%2.2
Carrot 4–87773.54544.9%2.2
Poisonous Potato 2–67772.36444.9%2.2
Potato 2–67772.36444.9%2.2
Coal 2–86772.53240.0%2.5
Rotten Flesh 5–245776.12034.6%2.9
Gunpowder 1–53770.76022.4%4.5
Enchanted Leather Cap[note 1] 13770.25322.4%4.5
Enchanted Leather Tunic[note 1] 13770.25322.4%4.5
Enchanted Leather Pants[note 1] 13770.25322.4%4.5
Enchanted Leather Boots[note 1] 13770.25322.4%4.5
Bamboo 1–32770.33815.6%6.4
Pumpkin 1–32770.33815.6%6.4
TNT 1–21770.1278.1%12.3
  1. a b c d e f g h All enchantments are equally probable, except treasure enchantments, and any level of the enchantment is equally probable.
  2. The stew will grant one of the following effects: 5–7 seconds of Blindness, 7–10 seconds of Jump Boost, 10–20 seconds of Poison, 7–10 seconds of Saturation, 7–10 seconds of Speed, or 6–8 seconds of Weakness.

Treasure chests[edit]

Each shipwreck treasure chest contains items drawn from 2 pools, with the following distribution:

Stack Size Weight # Items Chance # Chests
3–6× 2–5× 3–6× 2–5×
Iron Ingot 1–5901508.10097.4%1.0
Iron Nugget 1–10508012.03194.5%1.1
Emerald 1–5401503.60073.7%1.4
Lapis Lazuli 1–1020804.81261.5%1.6
Gold Nugget 1–1010802.40636.6%2.7
Gold Ingot 1–5101500.90026.5%3.8
Bottle o' Enchanting 151500.15014.1%7.1
Diamond 151500.15014.1%7.1

Map chests[edit]

Each shipwreck map chest contains items drawn from 2 pools, with the following distribution:

Stack Size Weight # Items Chance # Chests
Buried Treasure Map 1111.000100.0%1.0
Paper 1–1020388.68489.4%1.1
Feather 1–510382.36860.0%1.7
Book 1–55381.18434.5%2.9
Clock 11380.0797.7%13.0
Compass 11380.0797.7%13.0
Empty Map 11380.0797.7%13.0


Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Availability Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
Xbox PS Bedrock Nintendo
Ahoy!Find a shipwreckNoPS4YesNo20GSilver


Java Edition
November 18, 2017Shipwrecks were shown in a clip of MINECON Earth.
Jeb confirmed that shipwrecks would have chests with loot in them.[1]
1.1318w11aAdded shipwrecks.
Bedrock Edition
1.4.0beta shipwrecks.
1.5.0beta now can generate with different types of wooden trapdoors, instead of only oak.
Shipwrecks are now more common.
The map room chests in shipwrecks can now contain clocks.
1.8.0beta chests can now contain bamboo.
Legacy Console Edition
TU691.76Patch 38Added shipwrecks.
Education Edition
1.4.0Added shipwrecks.


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