If you’ve never been on the other side of Minecraft world – The End – then it’s time to try it out. All you need is to activate an end portal with the help of ender pearls and you will open the gates to the other dimension. But how do you find end portals? Well, you need to find strongholds first, as these are the only types of structures in Minecraft that contain end portals.
Here is the selection of the best Minecraft seeds with strongholds, which you can use to teleport yourself to another world.
Double village and double stronghold seed! Spawn on the intersection of plains, extreme hills and desert biomes. You will immediately see two villages located nearby at -175 63 332 and -175 70 496.
A bit further into the desert stands a desert temple at -292 69 351 with four very good chests that contain:
Your first stronghold is located at -2267 71 -867. All you need is to dig some 40 blocks into the ground and you will end up inside the stronghold with chests holding a couple of ender pearls (-2265 20 -847). The end portal can be found at -2313 24 -875.
Not too far away from this stronghold you will see an abandoned mineshaft at -2231 32 -921 keeping some nice chests:
The second stronghold resides at the following coordinates 2063 39 -1438 and has a few chests with 1 ender pearl and 2 diamonds (2055 40 -1445). This stronghold’s end portal is located at 2022 41 -1422.
Spawn on the border of desert and savanna biomes. The desert village at spawn (-173 68 244) doesn’t have a blacksmith, but further away you will see a desert temple (-202 64 63) with some nice loot inside:
Now, head straight to these coordinates -1420 42 -1004, where you will find a staircase to a stronghold with an end portal at -1401 28 -1026.
Not too far away from the stronghold you will find an abandoned mineshaft at -1715 20 -926 with 2 golden apples in its chests (-1734 18 -899).
You will spawn on in an empty plains area with an abandoned mineshaft (48 9 417) underneath that contains:
The next point of interest is located at -1894 64 -957 – it’s a village with a witch hut nearby.
The stronghold in this Minecraft seed can be found at the following coordinates -2044 55 -924 with an end portal at -2092 35 -915.
The two mob spawners (-2133 13 -987, -2151 13 -987) near the stronghold contain:
Spawn in the middle of the jungle biome that is adjacent to a taiga forest that accommodates a nice little village right in the thick of it at 2330 69 -960.
The entrance to the stronghold is not too far away (2436 71(27) -1068) and can be located at the ocean shore behind the village. This stronghold contains some nice items inside:
The cool thing about this Minecraft seed is that it has several connected abandoned mineshafts that contain 4 golden apples (2516 27 -1081, 2511 23 -1029, 2531 34 -1189, 2660 23 -1283).
Triple stronghold Minecraft seed! Here you will find three different biomes with three strongholds and end portals underneath. The first one is located under the forest at -1691 71(29) -572 with an end portal at -1681 17 -549 and contains a few really good chests:
The next stronghold can be found at 1764 77(40) -1244 with an end portal at the following coordinates 1755 36 -1212.
And, the third one hides under the extreme hills at 372 107(34) 1780 with 3 diamonds and 7 redstones inside its chests. The end portal can be easily found by going to these coordinates 373 30 1801.
You will spawn on top of a small survival island. However, the stronghold can be found under the other island that looks like a strange fish at -380 64(38) -1580. There are several treasure chests in this ocean stronghold that contain:
A set of stairs at the very bottom level lead to a connected zombie spawner (-381 30 -1558) that you should definitely look out for:
Spawn on a middle-sized island with only one tree. There is also a swampland to your west with a witch hut and a stronghold below at -2460 63(46) -252.
The end portal is located at -2488 34 -249 and on your way there you can grab some loot:
This stronghold is connected to an entire abandoned mineshaft with one particularly good treasure chest at -2525 38 -289 containing:
You will spawn in the swampland area with a forest that hosts several lakes to the west. Under one of the bigger lakes there is a stronghold at -1468 42 532 with some really good chests to loot:
The end portal can be located at the following coordinates -1479 40 498. Also, not too far away from the portal you will find a zombie spawner at -1400 21 582 holding chests with:
Spawn on the surface of a beautiful savanna island with a lush lagoon. Then, travel to an icy biome and locate a stronghold under the frozen river at 2532 47 -348 that can be scavenged for some nice items:
You will also find the end portal at these coordinates 2536 39 -359. There is an abandoned mineshaft nearby at 2606 33 -352 with two chests holding:
Spawn at the border of plains and desert biomes. To the west of the spawn point at -1724 51 596 you will be able to locate a stronghold hiding under the river near the mesa with the following content inside:
The end portal is not too far either at -1708 35 591. More goodies can be snatched at an abandoned mineshaft at the coordinates -1713 14 476:
Finally, check out the zombie spawner (-1731 10 508) with a chest holding:
This seed includes multiple biomes within a short range. There is a taiga village at -1994 64 294 with a blacksmith. Near the settlement you will find a stronghold at -2108 49 372 with an end portal (-2086 37 402).
This stronghold is directly connected to a skeleton spawner down the stairs at -2089 40 369 with a golden apple in the chest.
You will spawn near a mesa biome with beautiful forest hills surrounding it. The stronghold can be located a bit further away at -1644 61(32) 436. After scavenging all the rooms with chests you will end up with the following items:
There is also an end portal in one of the chambers at the following coordinates -1592 26 436.
This seed is one of those rare types where you will find an exposed end portal in the waters of the ocean. Just teleport to 695 39 -1255 that will spawn you on a surface of a tiny island with an end portal nearby.
Of course, the stronghold is also present, but you need to go underground at these coordinates 676 63 -1340. It’s pretty deep, so keep digging that soil!
Here is one of the strangest things you will encounter in Minecraft! A savanna village (1289 73 -1858) and a desert temple (1236 71 -1775) both residing in some strange-looking land with unusual hill structures and floating islands.
There is also a stronghold nearby at 1140 38 -1724 with 10 redstones in its chests, an end portal (1129 26 -1749) and a zombie spawner (1141 26 -1748) holding:
You will spawn on a large flat island perfect for building with a skeleton spawner underneath (-223 21 206) containing the following loot:
The stronghold can be located at 1908 74 -1500 with an end portal (1950 37 -1496) and several chests holding:
Spawn at the edge of the desert biome with a completely buried desert temple at 203 75 138. You need to dig down, since you can’t see the temple from the surface. However, it is totally worth it for:
The, travel to 1156 92 1428 for a stronghold located right beneath the most gorgeous mesa biome with huge craters. The chests inside the stronghold are not too bad either:
Spawn in the forest that is connected with the plains biome. There is a small village at the end of the plains biome at -1913 68 -1673 that also has a blacksmith.
The stronghold is very closely located at -1884 48 -1548 with an end portal at -1881 42 -1578. This stronghold is connected with several abandoned mineshafts with chest that hide 2 golden apples inside (-2000 22 -1712, -1896 37 -1626).
It’s always nice to spawn right next to a village (-176 71 297) especially one as rare as this one generating in a savanna biome. It looks quite different due to the red blocks that it is made of.
Your next stop is a stronghold at 1684 31 -1148 with an end portal at 1666 15 -1160 and a whole bunch of treasure chests filled with goodies:
You will spawn at the border of plains and ice plains biomes with a taiga village close by (-196 66 167). On the ice plains side you can also find an igloo at 38 72 198 although without the secret underground room.
But don’t worry, the stronghold at -1788 43 -988 has 3 diamonds for you in its chests, and the skeleton spawner at -2056 35 -1086 contains some more valuable stuff:
After you spawn, go right to these coordinates -2158 68 -1208. There you will find three biomes: plains, desert and mesa, and a village. The desert temple is not too far away at -2547 64 -798 and hides four treasure chests packed with value:
The gorgeous mesa area keeps a stronghold underneath at -2124 35 -924 and a zombie spawner at -2171 23 -897 with a golden apple inside the chest.
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