Generated Structure


Ice Plains

First Appearance

Update 1.0

Igloos are Generated Structures added in Update 1.0.


Igloos can be found in Ice Plains and Cold Taiga Biomes.



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The interior of an Igloo

Igloos are constructed of mainly Snow Blocks, with three Blocks of Ice on each of the structure's sides, excluding the entrance.


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The basement of an Igloo

All Igloos contain a Redstone TorchCrafting TableFurnace, 9 White Carpets, 3 Light Grey Carpets, and a Bed, which is brown in Taigas and White in Snowy Plains.

Some Igloos can also generate with "basements" which contain a trapped VillagerZombie Villager, a Brewing Stand, some Red Carpets and a Chest with loot. The basement can be accessed by a Trapdoor hidden under a Carpet.


Loot from the basement includes a Golden Apple and the Brewing Stand has a Splash Potion of Weakness  which can be used to cure the Zombie Villager, which gives the Player the Zombie Doctor Achievement.

Item Weight Chance Count
Group 1 count: 2-8
Apple Apple 15/63 23.8% 1-3
Coal Coal 15/63 23.8% 1-4
Golden Nugget Golden Nugget 10/63 15.9% 1-3
Stone Axe Stone Axe 2/63 3.2% 1
Rotten Flesh Rotten Flesh 10/63 15.9% 1
Emerald Emerald 1/63 1.6% 1
Wheat Wheat 10/63 15.9% 2-3
Group 2 count: 1
Golden Apple Golden Apple 1/1 100% 1
Based upon 1.7.0 behavior pack


  • Igloos are the second naturally generated structure to spawn with Zombie Villagers inside.
  • Igloos contain Redstone Torches because regular Torches would cause the Ice to melt.
  • Igloos are very useful if a world does not contain any Villages as the Zombie Villager can be cured and bred with the other Villager.
  • Monster Eggs can sometimes spawn instead of Stone Bricks in an Igloo's basement.

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