How to Unlock Shops in Minecraft Dungeons

When first starting out in the world of Minecraft Dungeons, players will quickly establish a home base called Camp. This area lets you figure out where you want to go next in your journey, trade with other players, buy items, try out new builds, and more.

However, not all of these features are unlocked in the camp by default, and you will need to progress through the game to upgrade your camp.

Here’s everything you need to know about how you can unlock all the stores in your camp and make it a perfect base.

Unlock Piglin Merchant and other shops in Minecraft Dungeons

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The camp will seem very empty when you start the game. However, you will soon have a fully functional camp and a place to spend those hard-earned emeralds.

Unlock the Village Merchant

When you start playing you will have to kill hordes of enemies who will drop tiny green gems after being defeated. Unfortunately, you won’t have anywhere to spend them until you complete the Creeper Woods level. Part of this level involves rescuing the village merchant.

Once this level is completed, the village merchant will be added to the camp. This merchant allows players to purchase items, such as weapons and armor, to upgrade their characters. It can be upgraded by releasing other villagers from the mission.

Unlock Mystery Merchant

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The Mystery Shopkeeper is another vendor that you will need to register to unlock. This vendor is on the Pumpkin Pastures level. To find the Mystery Shopkeeper, you may have to think outside the box a bit, but with enough exploration, you’ll be able to locate them.

Once registered, the Mystery Merchant will join you in your camp and sell special boxes filled with mysterious items. You can spend emeralds to receive mystery items of the type listed on the box.

The Mystery Merchant can be upgraded by defeating enchanted mobs during missions.

Gift wrap unlock

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Gift wrapping is a way to share items with other players in Minecraft Dungeons. If you have an item that you would like to gift to a friend, you can visit gift wrapping to send it to them. Items will be scaled to your friend’s level, so there’s no need to worry if it’s too high or too low when bidding.

To add the Gift Wrap to your camp, you’ll need to rescue them from the Soggy Swamp. Like the Mystery Shopper, you may have to search a bit to find them.

Gift Wrap cannot be upgraded in Minecraft Dungeons.

Unlock the blacksmith

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For those looking to upgrade their gear, the Blacksmith is the NPC for you. When you trade in an item, the blacksmith refunds you all enchantment points and upgrades your item while you complete three missions. Once they are completed, the item is returned with a higher item level that matches the rest of your gear.

The blacksmith can be found inside the Redstone Mines and must be rescued before they can reach the camp.

The Blacksmith can be upgraded by beating the Arch-Illiger on higher difficulties in Minecraft Dungeons.

Unlock the luxury merchant

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The luxury merchant offers quality items at a higher price. After each mission, the Luxury Merchant will have new wares to show you, which may even include unique gear with powerful effects.

You can add the luxury merchant to your camp by finding and rescuing him in Cacti Canyon.

The Deluxe Merchant can be upgraded to three slots by defeating bosses and mini-bosses in missions in Minecraft Dungeons.

Unlock Piglin Merchant

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Merchant Piglin will arrive at your camp when you first come across gold. When you complete Flames of the Nether DLC unique missions or complete an Ancient Hunt, you will receive this gold.

Once inside the camp, the Piglin Merchant can be located in a small building to the south of the camp. Trading Piglin gold can yield powerful gold gear, which can include special effects that stack with unique effects to create some of the most powerful items in Minecraft Dungeons.

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Edited by Siddharth Satish

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