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Minecraft Dungeons

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February 24, 2021 is a major update to Minecraft Dungeons released on February 24, 2021, which added the Flames of the Nether DLC, ancient hunts, the Piglin Merchant, new enchantments, and bug fixes.[1]





Baby Ghast
  • A new pet obtained from the Flames of the Nether DLC.
  • Purely cosmetic and does not attack enemies.
Baby Pig
  • A new pet given out for free to all players to celebrate 10 million dungeons players.
  • Purely cosmetic and does not attack enemies.
Piglin Merchant
  • A new camp merchant who moves into the cave in the camp when the player has obtained their first piece of gold.
  • Trades exclusively in gold, but can offer gilded items.


Flames of the Nether DLC
  • Now available to the game.
Ancient Hunts
  • A new game mechanic involving the player sacrificing items and enchantment points to create a level.
  • These levels weave in and out of various points in the Nether.
  • Ancient Hunts can contain powerful ancient mobs, which may drop a gilded item when killed. Gilded Items are more powerful and have an extra built-in enchantment.
  • Ancient Hunts are also a source of gold, obtainable from unique chests.
  • New currency obtainable from Ancient Hunts.
  • Used to trade with the Piglin Merchant.
  • Must be obtained in game, cannot be bought.
  • Added 10 new achievements.
Xbox Series X|S Enhancements
  • Up to 4K resolution and 120 FPS on Xbox Series X.
  • Up to 1440p resolution and 60 FPS on Xbox Series S.
  • Varies with gameplay, can lower while playing four player local co-op.


  1. "Minecraft Dungeons Patch Notes" – Minecraft Help Center.