This Minecraft tutorial explains the Windswept Forest biome (formerly called the Wooded Mountains) 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 Windswept Forest biome in Minecraft.


In Minecraft, the Windswept Forest is a biome in the Overworld. It is a mountain range that is covered in grass, spruce trees and oak trees. At higher elevations, you will find snow at the peaks of the mountains and on the tops of the trees.

Let’s explore the characteristics of the Windswept Forest biome.


The weather in the Windswept Forest biome has average precipitation (but instead of rain drops, this biome has snow flakes).


In the Windswept Forest biome, you will find spruce trees and oak trees:


The vegetation found in the Windswept Forest biome consists of dandelions, poppies and grass:

Item Description


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

Item Description
Grass Block

Other Standard Blocks

If you dig down far enough in the Windswept Forest 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 Windswept Forest biome, you can find wildlife such as llamas, cows, pigs, sheep and chickens:

Overworld Mobs that Spawn at Night

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

Biome ID for Windswept Forest

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, the Windswept Forest biome has the following Minecraft ID values:

Minecraft ID Version
minecraft:wooded_mountains 1.16 – 1.17.1
minecraft:windswept_forest 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.

Windswept Forest Seeds

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

Windswept Forest Seeds (Java Edition)

Windswept Forest Seeds (Bedrock Edition)

Other Biome Tutorials

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