How do I use maps in Minecraft?
While they initially appear simple, making and using maps in Minecraft requires a bit of know-how so you don’t waste valuable resources or get lost somewhere far from home.
How to make maps
Depending on the resources you have in your inventory, you can make a few different types of maps. Start with an empty map, get the hang of navigating, then start cloning and make a map room for visitors to your realm!
An initialized empty map kept in your inventory will automatically fill in as you explore the Overworld.
Empty map with indicator