The 10 best Minecraft mods

Change the game.

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While Minecraft offers unlimited content through its world generation and regular updates, sometimes you want to see something that is not possible in the game. If you are on PC, you have likely considered using mods that you have seen on YouTube or in other spots of the community. Here is a list of our best Minecraft mods that we think you should look into. These Minecraft mods can usually be downloaded for free from their native website.

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The 10 best mods to try on Minecraft

Additional Structures

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As you might guess from the name, this mod adds more structures to the world around you as you explore. When in deserts, you can come across small temples, find random snowmen in snowy biomes, and camps situated out in the wilderness. This mod does not make Minecraft a completely different experience, but it definitely freshens up your exploration if you feel it is getting stale.

Biomes O’ Plenty

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Biomes O’ Plenty is one of the best Minecraft mods for players seeking more variety and exploration opportunities in their Minecraft worlds. It enhances the game’s exploration experience by adding a vast array of new biomes, plants, and terrain features. From lush forests to desolate wastelands and fantastical realms, the mod significantly enriches the variety of environments in the game.


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Botania stands out for its unique gaming mechanics, beautiful graphics, and seamless integration with the core Minecraft experience. The mod encourages players to experiment with various flowers, objects, and settings to maximize their mana generation and consumption. Botania mod is a preferred option for Minecraft fans who want automation and stuff with a magic theme.


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Using the Chisel tool, players can interact with blocks in the world and cycle through different textures, giving them more creative freedom and options when constructing structures and landscapes. It offers a “Chisel” item, which players can use to interact with blocks in the world and change their appearance. Right-clicking on a block with the Chisel will cycle through different variants, allowing easy experimentation with different textures.

Enchantment Descriptions

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We think enchantments are an essential tool to take advantage of in Minecraft. However, there are many available, and they can be easy to forget. This mod adds a description underneath each enchantment so you always know what they do.

Ice and Fire: Dragons

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Dragons — do we need to say anymore? This mod adds fire, ice, and lightning dragons that you can tame and have follow you. Dragons aren’t the only beasts added, as many mythical creatures like trolls, flying sea serpents, hydras, cyclops, and more are also incorporated into the world.

 Just Enough Items

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Just Enough Items is a great tool for Survival players tired of looking up crafting recipes on their browser while playing and don’t like the in-game recipe book. It is super easy to use, appearing on the right side of the screen whenever you pull up your inventory. Just scroll through the items or search for the specific one you want to find out what you need.

Pam’s HarvestCraft 2 – Food Core

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Pam’s HarvestCraft 2 is a set of four mods to expand your Minecraft experience. This one focuses on adding more food to the table and cooking tools if you want to be a real blocky cuisine master. If you also play on Bedrock Edition, you can find custom Pam’s HarvestCraft maps in the Minecraft Marketplace.


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If you prefer hardcore survival experiences, RLCraft turns Minecraft into that. Not only do you need to worry about your hunger, but you need to maintain your thirst and temperature, you no longer heal from food, and it is generally made to be an unfair experience that will test your resolve.

Twilight Forest

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Twilight Forest changes Minecraft into a pure adventure game. You will journey through dungeons, searching for treasure and loot and fighting bosses like a traditional dungeon crawler.