This Minecraft tutorial explains the Taiga 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 Taiga biome in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, the Taiga is a biome in the Overworld. It has lots of spruce trees and dull green grass. This is one of the biomes where you can find wolves.

Let’s explore the characteristics of the Taiga biome.


The weather in the Taiga biome has average precipitation.


In the Taiga biome, you will find spruce trees:


The vegetation found in the Taiga biome consists of dandelions, poppies, sweet berries, ferns, and brown mushrooms:

Item Description
Sweet Berries
Large Fern
Brown Mushroom


In this biome, you will find blocks such as grass blocks, dirt, and mossy cobblestone:

Item Description
Grass Block
Mossy Cobblestone

Other Standard Blocks

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


In the Taiga biome, there is some wildlife such as chickens, cows, sheep, wolves and rabbits:

Overworld Mobs that Spawn at Night

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

Taiga Villages

Now in the Taiga biome, you can find a rare Taiga village like the one below:

Inside this village, you will find a group of small buildings with gardens of vegetables. Villagers naturally spawn inside of these villagers and grow gardens of potatoes, carrots, and wheat. When you are running low on food, you can harvest their vegetables for yourself. You can also trade with villagers to get rare items.

Biome ID for Taiga

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, the Taiga biome has the following Minecraft ID values:

Minecraft ID Version
minecraft:taiga 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.

Taiga Seeds

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

Taiga Seeds (Java Edition)

Taiga Seeds (Bedrock Edition)

Other Biome Tutorials

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