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Hello, mobs. Anyway, we're now in the Creeper Woods, where the player begins their adventures.

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The creeper woods is the second location in Minecraft Dungeons. It will always generate a secret upon loading, that if found, grants access to the creepy crypt.


The creeper woods is a wooded area that appears to be similar to a Forest biome. It contains multiple monoliths, hills, narrow bridges, rope-bridge walkways leading to other monoliths and rivers down below. The area is also shown to be foggy and dim. There are also mushrooms, fungi, and pop flowers that light the woods with an odd glow. There are two supply chests, one in the Safe house before the spider cave, and one at the caravan. There are wooden chests that are full of emeralds which are often found at the very edges of the woods. There are also emerald pots that appear in the darkest corners of the woods. There are also plenty of emerald pots in the creeper statue in adventure or apocalypse. The village merchant is captured there in default mode. A fancy chest can be found inside the statue after the hero survives the ambush with waves of creepers. The area also has a spooky feel as there are giant creeper heads and totems as well as a graveyard and various crypts. Near the beginning of the mission, a large stone Creeper head can be seen. If the hero owns the Echoing Void DLC, it is replaced by a large Enderman head.


A JOURNEY BEGINS... – The Arch-Illager has come to power using the Orb of Dominance, turning the Overworld upside down. Power is collecting in strange places, the undead are stronger and refuse to burn in the sunlight, and Illagers are raiding the countryside! The Illagers capture the defenseless Villagers and move them east, towards their mysterious base in the Redstone Mines. The first step in their ruthless journey starts by going through Creeper Woods, a mob infested maze of tangled roots and branches. Move quickly if you wish to save the Villagers from a terrible fate!

In-game story


By the Arch-Illager's decree, all free folk are now enemies of the Illager Empire. Somewhere in these woods, a caravan is transporting Villager prisoners to labour in far off lands. Find the caravan and stop the Illagers, for there's no telling what dreadful doom will befall our Villager friends.

Opening Cinematic

These villagers are free from the clasp of the Illagers, all thanks to you.



Near the end of the mission, an illager camp is found which has five trapped villagers. The area is full of vindicators, armored vindicators, and enchanters that attack the hero on sight. Once a villager is freed, it bows in thanks and vanishes. After all five are freed, the hero can begin to travel towards the exit.


The caravan
  1. Free the villager
  2. Find the caravan
  3. Free the villagers (5)
The escape
  1. Find the exit
  2. Escape Creeper Woods

Mobs and entities[]


Mob Difficulty
Arcade Ancient Hunt Default Adventure Apocalypse
Cow No No Yes Yes Yes
Piggy Bank No No Yes Yes Yes
Sheep No No Yes Yes Yes
Bat No No Yes Yes Yes
Village Merchant No No Yes Yes Yes
Villager Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Baby Zombie Yes No No No No
Chicken Jockey No Yes[note 1] No Yes[note 1] Yes[note 1]
Chicken Jockey Tower No No No No Rarely[note 1]
Creeper Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Enchanter No No Yes Yes Yes
Melee Skeleton Yes No No No No
Necromancer No No No No Yes
Pillager Yes No No No No
Skeleton No No Yes Yes Yes
Slime Yes No No No No
Spider No No Yes Yes Yes
Vex No No No Summoned[note 2] Summoned[note 2]
Vindicator Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Watchling No No Summoned, DLC[note 3] Summoned, DLC[note 3] Summoned, DLC[note 3]
Witch Yes No No No No
Wraith Yes No No Yes Yes
Zombie Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Enderman No No No Sometimes Sometimes
Endersent No No DLC[note 4] DLC[note 4] DLC[note 4]
Evoker No No No Sometimes[note 5] Sometimes[note 5]
Raid Captain No No Yes[note 6] Yes[note 6] Yes[note 6]
Redstone Golem No No No No Sometimes
Skeleton Horseman No No No Sometimes[note 7] Sometimes[note 7]
Enderman Yes No No No No
Abominable Weaver No Yes No No No
Spiked Eye No No DLC DLC DLC
The Tower No Yes[note 1] No No No
  1. a b c d e Chickens spawn as its mount.
  2. a b Summoned by evokers
  3. a b c Summoned by endersent and the Spiked Eye
  4. a b c Spawns during play throughs after the Spiked Eye is defeated.
  5. a b Summons evoker fangs
  6. a b c Spawns only if the mission had already been completed once.
  7. a b Skeleton horses spawn as its mount.


Item Difficulty
Default Adventure Apocalypse
Hunter's Armor Yes Yes Yes
Mystery Armor Daily Trials Only Daily Trials Only Daily Trials Only
Soul Robe No Yes Yes
Wolf Armor Yes Yes Yes
Boots of Swiftness Yes Yes Yes
Death Cap Mushroom Yes Yes Yes
Tasty Bone Yes Yes Yes
Torment Quiver No Yes Yes
Melee Gear
Axe Yes Yes Yes
Spear No No Yes
Sword Yes Yes Yes
Ranged Gear
Bow Yes Yes Yes
Soul Bow No Yes Yes


Main article: Achievement
Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Gamerscore earned Trophy type (PS)
Out of the Woods
Complete Creeper Woods.10GSilver


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