Minecraft Update 1.16.0 Advancements: New advancements added, requirements, Nether update, & more

There are several new challenges thanks to the latest update – Head to the Nether and unlock them!

Toby Durant by Toby Durant
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The Nether update is here for Java Edition Minecraft players!

With it come a few changes to advancements within the game, and some brand new ones to go get.

Keep reading for more details.

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Changes to advancements

There are a few changes and additions coming to some advancements already in the Java Edition.

  • Monster Hunter & Monster Hunted

As you’d expect, Piglins and Hoglins are now required for these advancements.

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  • Stone Age

Obtaining blackstone now also counts toward this advancement.

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  • The Parrots and the Bats & Two by Two

Breeding Striders now counts for The Parrots and the Bats, while it is required to complete Two by Two.

New advancements

As you’d expect with such a big update, there are plenty of new advancements to go along with all the new content.

  • Bullseye

Hit the bullseye of a target block from at least 30 meters away

  • Hidden in the Depths

Obtain ancient debris.

  • Cover Me in Debris

Obtain full Netherite armor.

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  • Country Lode, Take Me Home

Use a compass on a lodestone.

  • Who is Cutting Onions?

Obtain crying obsidian.

  • Note Quite “Nine” Lives

Set a respawn anchor to the maximum.

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  • This Boat Has Legs

Ride a Strider with a fungus on a stick

  • Hot Tourist Destinations

Visit all biomes in the Nether.

  • Those Were the Days

Enter a Bastion

  • War Pigs

Loot a chest in a Bastion

  • Oh Shiny

Distract an angry Piglin with gold.

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