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This is Game8's walkthrough of the Cacti Canyon Mission in the game Minecraft Dungeons. Learn how to get through this level, what gear and artifacts can be found here, its secrets, and tips and strategies for beating it!

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Creeper Woods Cacti Canyon Desert Temple
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Pumpkin Pastures
Redstone Mines

Basic Information

How to Unlock Cacti Canyon

Cacti Canyon is a Normal Mission which can be accessed by progressing normally through the game. Clear the previous Mission, Creeper Woods, to unlock it.

Weapon Drops

Crossbow ImageCrossbow Cutlass ImageCutlass Heavy Crossbow ImageHeavy Crossbow
Longbow ImageLongbow Shortbow ImageShortbow Trickbow ImageTrickbow
Nameless Blade ImageNameless Blade Slayer Crossbow ImageSlayer Crossbow Mechanical Shortbow ImageMechanical Shortbow
Azure Seeker ImageAzure Seeker The Green Menace ImageThe Green Menace FighterFighter's Bindings
Gauntlets ImageGauntlets The Slicer ImageThe Slicer Guardian Bow ImageGuardian Bow
Red Snake ImageRed Snake Soul Fists ImageSoul Fists Maulers ImageMaulers
The Pink Scoundrel ImageThe Pink Scoundrel Doom Crossbow ImageDoom Crossbow

Armor Drops

Mercenary Armor ImageMercenary Armor Renegade Armor ImageRenegade Armor Spelunker Armor ImageSpelunker Armor
ChampionChampion's Armor

Artifact Drops

Corrupted Beacon ImageCorrupted Beacon Totem of Shielding ImageTotem of Shielding Wind Horn ImageWind Horn
Wonderful Wheat ImageWonderful Wheat

Recommended Power for Each Difficulty

Recommended Power
I II III IV V VI VII
Default - 4 10 16 22 27 33
Adventure - 39 45 51 56 62 68
Apocalypse - 74 80 86 91 97 103

Gear and Artifact Power for Each Difficulty

Gear and Artifact Power
I II III IV V VI
Default - 6-13 12-19 18-25 18-27 18-29
Adventure - 18-32 18-34 18-36 18-37 18-39
Apocalypse - 65-75 65-77 65-79 65-80 65-82

Note: These are base values and will increase based on highest Power reached.

Mission Objectives

Power the Beacon

Cacti Canyon Power the Beacon
Head to the marker and power the beacon to activate the bridge and proceed.

Find the Temple

Cacti Canyon Find the Temple #1
Follow the markes to the next objective.

Power the Beacons

Cacti Canyon Power the Beacons
Power the 5 beacons scattered in this area to activate the bridge!

Find the Temple

Cacti Canyon Find the Temple #2
Continue following the markers to the next objective.

Survive the Ambush

Cacti Canyon Survive the Ambush #1
Defeat the mobs Arch-Illager summoned to stop you.

Find the Golden Key

Cacti Canyon Find the Golden Key
Bring the Blue Key to the Blue Gate and open it. You will then need to power 2 beacons to activate the bridge.

Open the Gold Gate

Cacti Canyon Open the Gold Gate
Bring the Golden Key to the Gold Gate to open it!

Find the Temple

Cacti Canyon Find the Temple #2
Follow the markers to the next objective.

Survive the Ambush

Cacti Canyon Survive the Ambush #2
Survive another ambush by the Arch-Illager!

Enter the Temple

Cacti Canyon Enter the Temple
Enter the temple to complete this mission!

Rune Location

Cacti Canyon Rune

Cacti Canyon Rune Location
In the area you are ambushed right before you get the Blue Key, you can find a switch to the left of the gate that opens right behind a palm tree. Pressing that switch opens a door right behind where you find the Blue Key.

Note: The secret switches to find the Runes only appear after finding the Church after beating the game the first time.

All Rune Locations

Secret Locations

After the Second Bridge

Cacti Canyon Secret Chest Bridge.jpg
After activating the 4 beacons to activate the second bridge, there is a chance for a secret chest to spawn nearby. Right after crossing the bridge, there will be a path to the side before continuing on the marked path. A chest will appear once you get close enough.

Tips & Strategies

Avoid Getting Hit Carrying a Key

Cacti Canyon Carrying Key
Getting hit while carrying a key will make you drop it. Run to the gate as fast as you can to avoid getting hit!

Related Links

All Story Missions

No. Mission
1 Squid Coast
2 Creeper Woods
3 Pumpkin Pastures
4 Soggy Swamp
5 Cacti Canyon
6 Redstone Mines
7 Desert Temple
8 Fiery Forge
9 Highblock Halls
10 Obsidian Pinnacle

All Secret Missions

No. Mission
2-S Creepy Crypt
3-S Arch Haven
4-S Soggy Cave
7-S Lower Temple
9-S Underhalls
? Secret Cow Level (???)

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24 Anonymous3 months

>>23 I have a problem with the colliders though. I got stuck in a wall two times in one run.

23 Anonymous3 months

>>22 Mostly great armors. I don't like the whip at all.

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