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Minecraft Dungeons Artifacts: Every available item in game, totems, arrows, beacons, how to find them, buy them & more

Minecraft Dungeons has finally landed as is a huge hit.

The dungeon crawler take on Minecraft's expansive universe offers a lot of customization when it comes to combat.

One of the keys to surviving waves of mobs and battling the toughest bosses is using artifacts.

Minecraft Dungeons artifacts

Minecraft Dungeons is full of items that can help you in combat. These items are known as artifacts.

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Each one can be found at different level values, and obviously the higher the level the better the effect it has.

How to find artifacts in Minecraft Dungeons

While these artifacts can be found around the levels and come as rewards for defeating bosses, there is no guarantee that a certain artifact will be in a certain place.

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PICK WISELY: You can only take three artifacts into battle

While that means you can't be sure of finding the exact one you want, it does mean you have to think on your feet and find inventive ways of surviving. Which makes the game even better.

Buy artifacts

You can also buy a random artifact in your camp.

To do this you need visit the Wandering Trader, who appears after you defeat Pumpkin Patch on Default difficulty.

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ORDER TO GO: Grab a new artifact from the Wandering Trader

It's not cheap, but as emeralds are pretty easy to get you should buy at least one every time you get back to camp.

How to use artifacts

You can equip three artifacts to your quick bar.

These are used with X, Y, and B on Xbox, or Square, Triangle, and Circle on PS4.

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DEAL DAMAGE: Hit multiple foes at once with this one

It is best to have a nice balance between offensive, defensive, and effect artifacts if you are playing by yourself.

If you've partied up then you should coordinate your artifacts so that all your bases are covered.

Every artifact in Minecraft Dungeons

Here's a list of every artifact in Minecraft Dungeons and that all-important cooldown time before you can use them again!

Boots of Swiftness
Gives a short boost to movement speed
5 seconds
Corrupted Beacon
Fires a high-powered beam causing continuous damage to mobs
Death Cap Mushroom
Greatly increases attack and movement speed
30 seconds
Fireworks Arrow
Loads a fireworks arrow that explodes on impact
30 seconds
Fishing Rod
Pulls the closest mob into range + briefly stuns them
5 seconds
Flaming Quiver
Gives you seven fire arrows
30 seconds
Ghost Cloak
Briefly gain Ghost Form, allowing you to move through mobs and absorb some damage
6 seconds
Golem Kit
Summons an Iron Golem companion to aid you in battle
30 seconds
Releases stored souls in an explosion
1 second
Iron Hide Amulet
Provides a major boost to defence for a short time
25 seconds
Light Feather
Lets you tumble through the air, stunning and pushing enemies back as you go
3 seconds
Lightning Rod
You can spend souls to call down a bolt of lightning onto an area
Love Medallion
Turn up to three hostile mobs into allies for ten seconds before they disappear
30 seconds
Shock Powder
Stuns nearby enemies
15 seconds
Soul Healer
Heals the most injured ally nearby, including yourself
1 second
Tasty Bone
Summons a wolf companion to aid you in battle
30 seconds
Torment Quiver
Gives slow arrows that knocks back mobs and passes through walls
1 second
Totem of Regeneration
Creates a circular aura, healing you and your allies
25 seconds
Totem of Shielding
Creates a circular area that is shielded from enemy projectiles
20 seconds
Wind Horn
Pushes enemies away from you and slows them briefly
10 seconds
Wonderful Wheat
Summons a Llama companion to aid you in battle
30 seconds

The best artifacts to use in Minecraft Dungeons

It is tough to say which one artifact is better than all the rest.

It depends on your own playstyle, the level, and type of mob you are up against.

However, things like the Flaming Quiver are always useful, as are both Totems.

Anything that summons a companion is useful if you are playing by yourself as it can help break up waves of mobs.

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