Minecraft 1.18 is the most significant update to the game. This update introduces a number of new features to Minecraft 1.18. Some of these changes are made to existing features in Minecraft since its inception. Changes include a complete overhaul of the terrain system and world generation system, as well as new cave and mountain biomes and types of caves.
The update includes major changes to the ore distribution and generation system. The Y level 11 layer is not the best for all ores anymore. Generation begins at Y level 265 and descends to Y levels 64.
The amount of emerald ande in Minecraft 1.18 has significantly increased. Prior to Minecraft 1.18, emeralds could only be found in the extreme biome that included mountains. The addition of six mountain biomes to Minecraft has greatly contributed to the rise in emeralds around the world.
Since Minecraft 1.18, Emeralds are now available in three of six mountain biomes. These include:
The old world height (Y level 256) is the best level for emeralds. You can mine mountains that reach this level and extract emeralds or iron. The amount of emeralds decreases as players descend from this level.
One of the most desired resources in Minecraft is diamonds. The majority of the diamond generated by Minecraft 1.18 is at Y level 58. It’s produced in blobs of 1 and 2, with very few exceptions, even more. This level of mining has many advantages. For example, players won’t have to worry about mining below them as the majority of the ground in levels closer to Y -64 are filled with bedrock. This allows players to mine for Diamonds with one less layer.
Minecraft 1.18’s ore-generation system has remained almost unchanged since its initial release. This feature can be modified to give players more opportunities to make a profit mining and exploring the most remote corners of Minecraft’s caverns and caves.