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How to Play Minecraft Parkour Maps

What Are Minecraft Parkour Maps?

Parkour is a kind of sport in Minecraft. It is not part of the default mode of gameplay, but the skills of parkour can be useful in the game (for example, parkour on the crowns of trees). Parkour is often used in user maps, as well as on servers in various competitions. The purpose of parkour is to jump on blocks to the end of the parkour route.

Why is it Called Parkour?

Parkour is a form of training popularized by the military. Essentially, parkour courses are complex obstacle courses where the aim is to get from one point to the other in a challenging environment.

Parkour Maps in Minecraft

If you’re looking for new maps for Parkour in Minecraft, you can find on a lot of fan sites. There is also a detailed description of each map. But we recommend visiting only proven sites with a large audience, where the probability of the virus files presence of is minimal.

Two trusted Minecraft Maps sites are:

Although Parkour in Minecraft is not the most popular aspect of the game, there are many maps of different levels of complexity, and players compete among themselves who will pass the map first. There are maps on which you can set a different level of difficulty, and on other maps, there are several routes from the easiest ones to the hardest ones.

In addition to different levels of difficulty, the themes of parkour maps are completely different. You can jump and climb in mountains, rainforests, pirate ships, tall towers, and skyscrapers. There are, of course, levels and with a simple design. Before downloading a map, we recommend reading its description and reviews. Walkthrough of some maps can be found on YouTube if you have some difficulties with a certain map.

The Start of Parkour Paradise

Main Objectives In Minecraft Parkour Maps

Lobby. A lobby is a room in which the player appears on the first visit to a map. In the lobby, there are usually a few tables that indicate the card’s creator and his contacts, map rules and in some cases desired graphics settings. Sometimes in a lobby are chests with food, weapons and some other things necessary for fulfilling the map.

Soaring blocks. With them, you need to get to your goal. For additional difficulties are used ice blocks, or gratings, glass panels (as grids), stairs, fences and cobblestone walls.

Water and slime blocks. Water softens your fall, and lava, on the contrary, kills you. A slime block is used for high jumps and for absorbing damage from falling.

Sand of souls. Sand of souls slows a player. If you put ice under the sand of souls, a player will be even more slowed down.

Lianas and stairs. By stairs and lianas, you can climb up.

Shulkers. When aggressive, shurkers sharply expand vertically (or horizontally, if they stand on walls), which can also be used. You can block shurker’s shots with command blocks, or you make a deadly ceiling, the then you will have to dodge their projectiles.

Cactus. You need to jump on Cacti’ tops fast, since by contact with the cactus every half-second, 1 life point is lost. They can also be used in a combination with powerful water flows.

Checkpoints. They are often represented as water blocked by a piston: when a player jumps on such a mechanism, it activates the lever and the water pours down. Then, if a player falls, he can climb up the stream of water, and not starting all over again. Also a checkpoint can be represented in the form of a command block that sets player’s renaissance point at certain coordinates (it is found only on maps where, in a case of a failure your death is guaranteed, for example, when between the floating blocks the lava is spilled or a distance from a soaring block to the bottom is twenty-three blocks and more).

Final room. It isn’t present on all maps. This room player enters after completing the map. Usually, you can find a reward here, which can be represented by a good starting set for survival in the normal game mode.

How to Finish a Parkour Map in Minecraft

To finish a parkour map you must overcome all the obstacles in your path. To do this you need to train yourself to jump farther and faster. Some professionals play parkour maps on speed.

Start playing light parkour maps and after a while, you will be able to finish more difficult ones. We recommend that you to download a map where are several routes with different complexity are represented at a one time.

A Few Parkour Maps to Try

Here are a few popular and highly-rated parkour maps that you can try to practice and refine your Minecraft parkour skills.

The Jumper 2
Complete all 15 challenges and find all 10 hidden Diamonds. This maps will take between 1-2 hours to complete.

Parkour? Maybe!
Is this a Parkour map? Maybe, maybe not. It features 19 unique and challenging courses. There are underwater courses, block placing parkour, blind runs, crawl jumps and more. It’s got everything a great parkour map needs. Maybe.

Rotating Square Parkour
All right. After you are drunk, the world becomes blocks. You wake from your dreams to a world full of errors! You must escape this nightmare, by parkouring, of course.

Good luck in playing parkour Minecraft maps and remembers to download maps only from reliable sources!