This Minecraft tutorial explains the Warm Ocean 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 Warm Ocean biome in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, the Warm Ocean is a biome in the Overworld. It is a water world with a warm ocean that is filled with schools of tropical fish, pufferfish and squids. This is the only biome where you can find a coral reef.

Let’s explore the characteristics of the Warm Ocean biome.


The Warm Ocean biome is under water, so weather does not apply.


There are no trees in the Warm Ocean biome.


The vegetation found in the Warm Ocean biome consists of seagrass and sea pickles growing in the water:

Item Description
Sea Pickle

Types of Coral

In the Warm Ocean biome, there are coral blocks, coral fans, and coral in the coral reef. Here are the different types of coral that you can find:

Coral Blocks
Tube Coral Block
Brain Coral Block
Bubble Coral Block
Fire Coral Block
Horn Coral Block
Coral Fans
Tube Coral Fan
Brain Coral Fan
Bubble Coral Fan
Fire Coral Fan
Horn Coral Fan
Tube Coral
Brain Coral
Bubble Coral
Fire Coral
Horn Coral


In this biome, you will find blocks such as sand:

Item Description

Other Standard Blocks

If you dig down far enough in the Warm Ocean 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 Warm Ocean biome, you can find wildlife such as tropical fish, pufferfish, and squids:

TIP: When you are exploring the Warm Ocean biome, it is handy to have a Potion of Water Breathing.

Biome ID for Warm Ocean

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, the Warm Ocean biome has the following Minecraft ID values:

Minecraft ID Version
minecraft:warm_ocean 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.

Warm Ocean Seeds

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

Warm Ocean Seeds (Java Edition)

Warm Ocean Seeds (Bedrock Edition)

Other Biome Tutorials

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