Minecraft 1.18 will bring a new dimension to the Overworld. Caves and Cliffs 2 is the first part of Caves and Cliffs. It introduces massive mountain biomes and deep cavern generation, which is an unprecedented feature for this title.
Minecraft 1.18 update has made some changes to ore distribution in order to reflect the change in world generation. This update will affect every Overworld ore as the Overworld's bottom limit will be shifted to Y-64.
The update will make mining for ores much easier due to changes in the distribution of ore. After Minecraft's 1.18 update, here's how to find Emerald ore, which is one of the most rare blocks.
For a long time, the rarest naturally occurring block of blocks has been the emerald ores. Although there are easier and more efficient ways to obtain shiny emeralds than others, it was still considered an extraordinary feat to find emerald ore. After the Minecraft 1.18 update, it will be easy to find emerald ore.
Early versions of Minecraft allowed emerald ore to be generated in mountain biomes. These ores still generate in the mountains but are now easier to find thanks to many new sub-mountain biomes.
Emerald ore can be found in any mountain biome and can produce anywhere from Y 256 to -16. Players will have a good chance of finding emeralds in the highest mountains because emerald's density decreases with altitude.
Cave mining is not recommended in Minecraft 1.18 Update. Mountain climbing is a better option than underground exploration for those who are interested in finding emerald ore. Many times, players will find emerald ore exposed on the top of tall mountains.
Emerald ores were more difficult to find in older versions because they generated in small blobs. Minecraft 1.18 updates will now produce emerald ore blobs that are larger.
A new block will replace the emerald, which is now one of the rarest blocks. After Minecraft 1.18 updates, deepslate emeraldore will be a rare block. It will not generate below Y level 0 within the mountains. Any emerald ores generated in deepslate blocks or tuff block turns into deepslate-emerald ores.