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Whats the best elevation to find diamonds in Minecraft?

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asked 8 years ago in GeneralGeneral by lokik Grandmaster (14,471 points)   11 34 56

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5 to15 blocks away from bedrock
answered 7 years ago by the helper Initiate (443 points)  
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Between the bedrock and 10 or 15 rows above it .Drain away some lava here and there and you may come across some that way. Other than that, just use efficient mining and hope for the best.
answered 8 years ago by jaykay Master (8,580 points)   5 7 51
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Inside cave systems. You'll rarely find diamonds that aren't really part of anything.

Just follow cave systems down deep. They're usually around lava, as well. Just be patient, explore the caves, and you will finds some!

They are very rare though, so use them wisely.
answered 8 years ago by mrtowel Prince (27,434 points)   8 18 41
lol dont listen to this guy. going to between bedrock and layer 16 just randomly digging tunnel are the best way to find diamonds. going through cave systems, you'll have a much smaller chance of finding diamonds. also, make sure when you find diamonds, mine all the blocks around them first so you can watch out for lava.
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If you wish to find the rarity of Diamond in Minecraft i have found that if you dig 16 layers from the bottom of the bedrock up you will have the most chance of finding Diamond
answered 8 years ago by macca moo Mercenary (1,033 points)  
and you sir, are a asshat
*Are AN asshat
You sir, need to go back to 1st grade English class.
How are they an asshat?
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answered 8 years ago by bobo Soldier (2,764 points)   1 1 11
why would you downvote someone for giving the correct answer?
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its between 10 and 15 but i would try around 12 cause that seems to be where a lot of them are
answered 8 years ago by clifford321 Rookie (225 points)  
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15 rows above the lowest bedrock.
answered 8 years ago by l4d2bob Grandmaster (11,115 points)   5 10 48
Alots are wrong but, l4d2bob got the best answer.
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Diamonds can be found within the 16 layers directly above the first layer of Bedrock generated in your world, although they are very rare and hard to find.
answered 8 years ago by DrPixel Hero (3,373 points)   4 5 44
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Usually diamonds can be found around lava pools in caves. Just be careful!
answered 8 years ago by utasora Journeyman (628 points)   9
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Statistically, the best place to search for diamonds is in a 2x1 "grid" pattern at the 10-15 depth level. You can check your depth level by pressing F3 and looking the "y-coord" stat.
answered 8 years ago by BobDorian Hero (3,769 points)   2 7 34
hmm   just passin through  lol   but I had to comment
I;ve found diamonds at hope Alaska  but micro size
most are a pale green  color
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Dig down to the bedrock, but newer straight in one block - there might be some lava, and than 10-20 blocks up.
answered 8 years ago by Vybo Rookie (202 points)  
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Within 15 layers of bedrock
answered 8 years ago by djs Soldier (2,570 points)   3 10 39
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between rows 5-15 from the lowest bedrock
answered 8 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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The higher level you are, meaning your level ranking (not elevatiom), the more often diamonds will spawn around you. So, Rank up in levels and then go searching for diamonds. But make sure not to die and lose your levels.

answered 7 years ago by anonymous  
That's not how it works you clown. When people ask questions they want real answers from people that know what's going on, they don't want dumb asses making stuff up in their own tiny little heads. Not including the original home chunks, the world is populated as you move onward to increase the size of it, the blocks that spawn are based on a random generator attributed to the rarity of each block and the seed value. It has nothing at all to do with your level, especially since level is only there to spend on enchanting... you dumbass.
Actually it does have a lot to do with XP the more you have the more you find ores. Proof- When I was level 36 I found 3 diamonds and 4 emeralds, I died and now I'm level nine and have only found 4 gold tons of iron and no diamonds LOL NOOB!

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