Minecraft Player Spawns in Very Strange Location When Starting New World (2024)

Highlights

  • A player finds themselves trapped in a pillager cell upon starting a new Minecraft world.
  • Pillager towers are home to caged Iron Golems and Allays.
  • The player can easily escape the cell, but must evade pursuing pillagers.

No Minecraft fan knows exactly where or how their adventure will start when generating a completely new world, but one player got unlucky after they found themselves trapped in a pillager cell when beginning a new playthrough. Though Minecraft worlds have been populated with many new biomes and structures throughout recent years, the game's more dangerous environments are usually discovered by players a little later on in their adventures.

From peaceful villages full of farmers and fishermen to ancient, abandoned cities that lay dormant in the deepest and darkest reaches of the world, Minecraft is chock-full of naturally-generated structures for players to stumble across and explore. Many of these points of interest offer a little extra challenge to explorers in search of hidden treasure, but some of Minecraft's many buildings are also home to some mobs and items that can't be found anywhere else. While pillagers can rarely be seen patrolling the Overworld in groups, they'll most often be found hanging out at their pillager tower outposts throughout the world, where they often keep Iron Golems and Allays in cages.

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It's not often that any mobs other than these get held prisoner by pillagers, but one unlucky player found themselves held captive after a completely chance spawn placed them directly inside one such prison cell. This hilarious spawn was shared online by the player eaten_by_pigs, and while this might not be the rarest thing that can happen in Minecraft, the odds of a player beginning their game not just in the vicinity of a pillager tower, but in the confines of a prison cell, is unimaginably slim. The Bedrock Edition player to discover this spawn even shared the world seed so that other players may see it for themselves.

Minecraft Player's Unlucky Spawn in a Pillager Outpost

Thankfully, players can easily destroy the wooden barriers of the cell with their bare hands in just a few seconds in Survival mode, so the most challenging part of this spawn is running away from the horde of pillagers who are likely to immediately pursue. With countless new Minecraft worlds being generated every day, it's not too much of a surprise that Minecraft players have found plenty of similarly unusual spawns in the past, such as on the tip of a shipwreck in the middle of an expansive ocean, or even inside a woodland mansion.

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While new structures such as the ancient cities and trail ruins have been added to Minecraft over the last couple of years, the game's latest major update has introduced one of the largest and most gameplay-oriented structures to date - the Trial Chambers. These large-scale dungeons allow players to take on challenging combat encounters, though the recently released update also brings new mobs, weapons, and blocks to the game as well.

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Minecraft is a sandbox video game that puts players in procedurally generated worlds and offers them no guidance whatsoever in where to go or what to do, creating a sense of freedom that was unparalleled in 2011. Minecraft has gone on to become the highest-selling video game of all time.

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