The mysterious world of Minecraft is just waiting to be explored. But danger lurks around every corner and survival can prove difficult for even the bravest adventurer.
Learn how to find resources, craft equipment, and protect yourself. Discover which biomes to avoid when starting out, how to build a mob-proof shelter, where to look for naturally-generated structures laden with loot, and so much more.
Collect all of the official Minecraft books:
Minecraft: The Island
Minecraft: The Crash
Minecraft: The Lost Journals
Minecraft: The Survivors’ Book of Secrets
Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress
Minecraft: Guide to Exploration
Minecraft: Guide to Creative
Minecraft: Guide to the Nether & the End
Minecraft: Guide to Redstone
Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions
Minecraft: Guide to PVP Minigames
Minecraft: Guide to Farming
Minecraft: Let’s Build! Theme Park Adventure
Minecraft for Beginners
Minecraft: Guide to Ocean Survival
Minecraft: Guide to Survival
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Welcome to the official Guide to Survival! There’s something very special about starting a new game of Minecraft’s Survival mode. A fresh, never-before-explored Overworld lies all around, and it’s up to you to build the life you want to lead within it.
You know it’ll take work. A lot of knowledge. Maybe a little luck, too. You’ll go on adventures, and come across amazing sights and priceless treasures. It won’t be long until you’ll feel that the world is yours. But a little extra know-how is always helpful! We’ve packed this guide with hints and tips gathered from years of experience. You’ll learn about the different biomes waiting to be discovered and what you might find in each one, the mobs you’ll encounter on your journey, and some of the vital items you’ll need to survive and thrive.
THE MOJANG TEAM