How to find diamonds in minecraft

One of the rarest material in Minecraft are diamonds. If you want to know how to find diamons in minecraft quickly, here’s how!

Find diamonds minecraft

Diamonds are very deep underground, you will NOT find diamons if you only dig a couple blocks deep. To find diamonds quickly, dig yourself a stairway down until you find the following dark blocks:

Finding diamonds in Minecraft

Also, if you find something like this you are very close to finding diamonds:

Finding lava, water and diamonds

So, all you have to do is to dig very, very deep. If you simly can’t find any diamonds, you might want to try a map viewer for Minecraft that allows you find to find minerals more quickly. One of the best is probably Minecraft X-Ray 2.7, which you can find here.

If you know a quick way to find a lot of diamonds without cheating, let us know below.

Finding Diamonds via MapViewer (Cheating)

1. StepDownload Mineviewer ( from here.
2. Step I created a new scheme for diamonds, download it here: Download MossyCobblestone Scheme .LA
3. Step Rename scheme_diamond.lua to scheme.lua and replace it with your own in the Mineviewer folder.

Or add this to your scheme.lua:

Schemes.DiamondView = { }
Schemes.DiamondView[DiamondOre] = { r = 0.0, g = 0.5, b = 0.7, border = 0.7, b_r = 0.6, b_g = 0.6, b_b = 0.6 }

4. Step Learn how to use the MineViewer

Published: Friday, November 5th, 2010 Last Modified: November 5, 2010

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