This Minecraft tutorial explains the Stony Shore biome (formerly called Stone Shore) 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 Stony Shore biome in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, the Stony Shore is a biome in the Overworld. It is a type of beach that is usually found on the edge of an ocean biome and the Windswept Hills or Windswept Forest. The purpose of this biome is to allow a smooth transition between ocean and these windswept mountain biomes.

Let’s explore the characteristics of the Stony Shore biome.


The weather in the Stony Shore biome has average precipitation.


There are no trees in the Stony Shore biome.


There is no vegetation in the Stony Shore biome.


In this biome, you will find blocks such as stone, diorite, coal ore, granite and dirt:

Item Description
Coal Ore

Other Standard Blocks

If you dig down far enough in the Stony Shore biome, you will find the standard Minecraft building blocks such as stone, coal ore, iron ore, gold ore, diamond ore, redstone ore, copper ore:


Overworld Mobs that Spawn at Night

You will still find the usual Overworld mobs that spawn at night in the Stony Shore biome, such as creepers, endermen, skeletons, spiders, witches and zombies:

Biome ID for Stony Shore

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, the Stony Shore biome has the following Minecraft ID values:

Minecraft ID Version
minecraft:stone_shore 1.16 – 1.17.1
minecraft:stony_shore 1.18 – 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.

Stony Shore Seeds

You can use a seed to create a world where you spawn in a Stony Shore biome:

Stony Shore Seeds (Java Edition)

Stony Shore Seeds (Bedrock Edition)

Other Biome Tutorials

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