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The Beaconator achievement in Minecraft (Android)

The Beaconator

Create and fully power a Beacon

The Beaconator-0.7
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This achievement may unlock after the requirements have been met or not at all.

How to unlock the The Beaconator achievement

  • Itzz Sh0wt1m3Itzz Sh0wt1m31,382,291
    14 Oct 2016 22 Oct 2016
    18 0 16
    To fully power a beacon, you need diamond, gold, iron, and or emerald blocks to create a 9x9, 7x7, 5x5 and 3x3 hill of blocks. On top of these blocks you need to place a beacon, which can be created by using 3 obsidian, 5 glass and 1 nether star. Acquiring this amount of blocks can take a very long time.

    Therefore, I've uploaded a world with a fully powered beacon to dropbox. Simply destroy the top bit of the beacon and place it again to unlock the achievement.
    Download the Beacon+sponge world.
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/v6ggssr1ag7uerp/AACU3QfRen68hOMno...
    If you're unsure how to get these worlds to work in minecraft, this thread might help.
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    Itzz Sh0wt1m3No worries. Keep in mind that notifications seem to have vanished. Ive never seem a notification for any of the DLC achievements
    Posted by Itzz Sh0wt1m3 on 23 Oct 16 at 14:40
    Fenom007I can confirm that it's glitchy, I fulfilled the requirements about 4 times before the achievement finally popped. I used a Minecraft launcher mod instead of your world though. Notifications have been fixed too. I noticed they started popping again on my last couple of achievements for this dlc.
    Posted by Fenom007 on 24 Oct 16 at 08:37
    RVM@Fenom and @Shank, did you have to do anything special to get this to unlock? I've destroyed and reapplied the top of the beacon 10+ times and nothing unlocks. Same thing with the sponge, I can dry it out and retry over and over and nothing unlocks. On 0.16 as well.
    Posted by RVM on 24 Oct 16 at 18:09
    Shank1998@RVM I tried about 50 times before it did anything and reloaded the world on my phone about 5 times. Though no I didn't do anything special the time that it unlocked. I feel that it is just buggy sadly. Hope that helps!
    Posted by Shank1998 on 24 Oct 16 at 22:59
    RVMOk that's good to know that it's not just me, I'll keep at it and reload the level as needed. Thanks!

    Edit: I've now gotten every DLC achievement to unlock except for this one. I don't know what it is about this beacon not working. I've tried Itzz's Beacon+Sponge level multiple times, as well as the new one he linked in the Elder Guardian guide that Sean created. Also, I've deleted and reinstalled the game. I guess I'll just try it ever so often and let the game run to see if it eventually unlocks.

    Edit 2: I finally got this to unlock.

    I completely uninstalled the game and all downloaded maps.

    Reinstalled, signed into Xbox live in game.

    Exited and only downloaded the MCPE_016_Achievement map: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/v6ggssr1ag7uerp/AAB_CpKvR127iWtlW...

    Loaded it up, built the beacon and placed it.

    Then ran around and opened a couple of chests, and it finally had a notification pop up.

    Good luck to all, and huge thanks to Sh0wt1m3 for these maps!
    Posted by RVM on 25 Oct 16 at 18:20
    JuIIIianTHANK YOU SOOOO MUCH! YOU & SEANTHEPROGAMER ARE L E G E N D. And by the way, Removing the beacon and then removing a block is the way to go. Put the beacon on top, then replace the block and Boom.
    Posted by JuIIIian on 11 Dec 16 at 20:18
    SmactSilly+1 JuIIIian! I tried this as well and it only popped after doing this. On a side note, the achievement notifications seem to take quite a bit longer on PE.
    Posted by SmactSilly on 30 Dec 16 at 06:50
    Death Punch KOThis achieve was buggy for me as well. I popped it by first removing the beacon, replacing it, and then removing 1 block from each level of the hill of blocks. After I did that it popped. Not sure if it was a delayed pop, but that is how I got it.
    Posted by Death Punch KO on 21 Jul 18 at 22:45
    segagamerI've tried destroying and rebuilding the entire beacon pyramid and it's still not unlocking for me, even after a reinstall...
    Posted by segagamer on 10 Aug 18 at 07:14
    XL VENOM R8you need to feed it a ignot/diamond and apply a ability for it to consider complete.
    Posted by XL VENOM R8 on 26 Jul 20 at 17:44
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