This Minecraft tutorial explains the Basalt Deltas biome with screenshots.

In Minecraft, you will spawn into worlds with unique weather, animals, and plants. These regions are known as biomes. Let’s explore the Basalt Deltas which is a new biome that is found in the Nether dimension in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, the Basalt Deltas is a new biome that is found in the Nether dimension and will be introduced in the Nether Update. It is known for its dark skies and large spikes made out of basalt. This is a biome where you can find blackstone in the landscape.

Let’s explore the characteristics of the Basalt Deltas biome.


Since the Basalt Deltas is in the Nether dimension, there is no weather.


There are no trees in the Basalt Deltas biome.


The Basalt Deltas biome has no vegetation.


In the Basalt Deltas biome, you will find unique blocks such as blackstone, basalt and magma blocks:

Item Description
Magma Block


In the Basalt Deltas, you can find the usual mobs common to the Nether such as magma cubes and ghasts:


Biome ID for Basalt Deltas

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, the Basalt Deltas biome has the following Minecraft ID values:

Minecraft ID Version
minecraft:basalt_deltas 1.16 – 1.19.2

See a complete list of Biome IDs that is interactive and searchable.

  • Minecraft ID is the biome’s Internal ID that is used in game commands such as /locatebiome command.
  • Dimension is the dimension that the biome can be found (such as the Overworld, Nether, or End).
  • Platform is the platform that applies.
  • Version(s) is the Minecraft version numbers that the Minecraft ID is valid for.

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