You may have heard that there are a couple of secret levels hidden within Minecraft Dungeons that can be found after you’ve beaten the game. While most can be found pretty easily, the secret cow level will require a bit more work. In this guide, we will explain how to unlock the secret cow level in Minecraft Dungeons.
How to Unlock the Secret Cow Level in Minecraft Dungeons
To unlock the secret cow level in Minecraft Dungeons, players must have completed the main story. Further, players will have to playback through old missions to locate nine hidden runes which can be used to unlock the hidden level. Some of the runes are easy to find, while others are a bit harder. If you need help, we’ve got a great guide explaining how to find all of the runes.
After the player has collected all of the runes, they’ll need to visit the church close to their base camp and interact with a button on the back wall to open up a secret portal that will unlock the secret cow level. The door will not open until the player has collected all nine of the runes.
You’ll be able to find the church area after you’ve beaten the game to the southeast of the main camp area. Follow the path until you eventually run into a spring pad that will send you to the other side of a canyon. From there start walking until you see an incomplete Nether portal. You should see a hidden path close to the portal that you can follow which will take you to a drawbridge. Lower the bridge and it’ll lead you to the church. As a note, you don’t have to lower the bridge, but it’ll allow you to easily get back to the church later on.
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Once inside, you’ll see an area along the back wall that will light up as you collect the runes. After you’ve gathered all nine runes, head back there and you’ll be able to unlock the Minecraft Dungeons secret cow level.
The secret cow level is pretty simple and is filled with a lot of Mooshrooms and chests. To beat the level, you’ll have to defeat the Mooshroom Monstrocity boss, which shouldn’t be too difficult. If you’re trying to increase your level, you’ll want to hang around and fight all of the Mooshrooms, because it's a great way to grind XP.
Microsoft has announced two DLCs for Minecraft Dungeons which will be coming later this year. It’s unclear if there will be any more secret levels hidden within the DLC, but if there is, we’ll be sure to let you know. If you’re having trouble unlocking the secret cow level, consider inviting a friend to join you.
Minecraft Dungeons is currently available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Nintendo Switch. While the game won’t be coming to mobile devices, it is available on Game Pass. For more help, be sure to check out some of our other guides: