Tundra

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Tundra
Tundra.jpg
Data

dec: N/A hex: 0 bin: 0

Id

rain < 20%

Type

Cold

Rarity

Rare

Temperature

<50%

Blocks

Grass Block
Snow
Ice

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Tundras were a cold biome, which existed in the game prior to the Adventure Update.

Description[edit]

Snowy, barren terrain with no trees. Ice can be found over water. Snow is a common weather in tundras. Tundras generate when the temperature is below 50% and the rainfall is less than 20%.

History[edit]

Java Edition Alpha
v1.2.0previewAdded tundras.
Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseRemoved tundras.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 PrereleaseReadded tundras as Ice Plains.
1.7.213w36aAdded variants for Ice Plains, such as Ice Spikes and Frozen River
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.1.0Added tundras.
0.9.0build 1Removed tundras. Added Ice Plains and its variants.

In Beta 1.8, Notch also said that this biome would be left out until Beta 1.9. This is because snow was causing problems with the new biome generator.[citation needed]