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Our guide to everything beacon-related in Minecraft


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013
Power up and mark your territory, all with one simple addition to your Minecraft world.

Beacons represent the epitome of prestige in Minecraft. By that, I mean they're ludicrously expensive and difficult to obtain. Not only do you have to summon and defeat one of the most dangerous enemies in all of Minecraft and harvest the elusive Nether star from their remains, but you also have to craft the beacon and place it atop a pyramid. Not just any old materials will do for this pyramid, either. Oh no, only the finest and hardest to obtain materials can satisfy your beacon.

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