Published on April 23, 2021 (Updated on September 26, 2021)

Expansive Biomes v1.4 (Halloween Update!)

Want new biomes to explore in your Minecraft world? Expansive Biomes adds 20+ new biomes to the game for you to seek out and explore, with more being added in the future!

This is my first attempt on biomes, so I hope you enjoy! Expansive Biomes adds 20+ new biomes to the game for you to seek out and explore. Inspired heavily by the Java Edition mod Biomes O' Plenty, you will find some similar biomes if you have played the mod. Expansive Biomes also includes some new mobs, and blocks!

 

V1.4 Trailer

 

-----TURN ON EXPERIEMNTAL GAMEPLAY FOR THIS ADDON TO WORK!-----

-----This add-on is still in early stages, so bugs, errors and crashes are likely to occur.-----

-----May not work well on older/slower devices!-----

-----May not work well with other biome/world generation addons.-----

----------NOTICE----------

Depending on the update, updating to new versions from previous versions of this addon may cause chunky terrain on existing worlds, or applying the addon to an existing world.

It is always best to start a new world when using newer versions of this addon, unless the update it stated to be "existing-world friendly" in the version log below.

Version Log:

v1.0 - release

v1.1 - may cause chunky terrain

v1.1.2 - existing-world friendly

v1.2 - may cause chunky terrain

v1.3 - existing-world friendly

v1.4 - may cause chunky terrain

 

---------------KNOWN BUGS/PROBLEMS---------------

Biomes will sometimes have the wrong fog and climate.

Custom leaves do not decay.

Custom Logs aren't mined faster with vanilla axes.

Custom Ores aren't mined faster with vanilla pickaxes.

Custom pickaxe can't mine some blocks.

You can jump over custom fences.

Custom fences give off a shadow.

Cattails may spawn on wrong blocks and spawn with vines on them.

Due to a 1.17.30 bug, the addon may cause game crashes.

 

IF USING IN A VIDEO, LINK TO ORIGINAL POST ON MCPEDL.com, DO NOT REDISTRIBUTE YOUR OWN DOWNLOADS/LINKS, OR POST ANYWHERE ELSE WITHOUT MY PERMISSION!

 

Biome List:

 

The Bog

Humid, wet, swampy biome consisting of water patches in the grass, patches of mud, large shallow  bodies of water with trees, and mossy boulders. Frogs and Crocodiles will spawn here.

 

Lush Desert

Hot lush desert with grass, sand. and red sand making up the surface with trees, cacti, small cacti, and bushes.

 

Lakes

Large open bodies of water.

 

Grassland

Plains like biome consisting of many hills, with little vegetation.

 

Tropical

Large beach like biome consisting of grass, sand, and palm trees with coconuts.

 

Volcanic Plains (rare)

Hot, plain biome consisting of erupting lava geysers, and basalt pillars with the surface being made of stone, basalt, and smoldering stone. (Geysers can take up to 20 minutes to erupt after being loaded.)

 

Cherry Blossom Forest

Forest biome with Cherry Blossom trees and tons of flowers.

 

 Giant Mushroom Forest (Rare)

Mooshroom Island like biome with large and small mushroom trees. Will spawn as a sub-biome in Mooshroom biomes.

 

Pumpkin Plains

Plains biome with tons of pumpkins, bushes and occasional large pumpkins.

 

Bryce Jungle (rare)

Jungle biome with stone and grass surfaces and large bryce pillars.

 

Skinny Pine Forest

Forest biome consisting of skinny spruce pine trees, spruce trees, and bushes. (has a snowy variant)

 

Black Sand Shores

Shore biome with black sand making up the surface, currently only spawns with the volcanic biome.

 

Marsh

Flat biome with broken a broken surface of grass, water, and mud.

 

Highlands

High plateau biome of grass and hills with the occasional flower patch. 

 

Lavender Grove

Flat grove biome with lavender trees and lavender flowers. 

 

Alps

Giant cold mountain biome with snow, and a flat surface on top.

 

Dunes

Desert like biome with rolling sand hills and flat valleys with dune grass, dead bushes, and small trees.

 

Pine Forest

Forest biome consisting of spruce pine trees, and ferns. (has a snowy variant)

 

Frozen Desert

Flat, cold biome with patches of frozen ice and mossy boulders.

 

Canyon

Large plateau biome with steep cliffs and flat valleys consisting of small pine trees, and occasional pillars with the surface being made up of hardened dirt and grass.

 

Frozen Mountain

Freezing mountain biome consisting of small frozen lakes and mountain pine trees.

 

Pendula Forest

Forest biome with large birch pendula trees, and bushes.

 

Redwood Forest

Forest biome with huge redwood trees, ferns, and bushes.

 

Lush Mountains

Elevated Mountain biome filled with Pine trees, and taiga trees.

 

Autumn Forest

Forest biome filled with oak, birch, and pine trees with autumn colored leaves, and leaf piles.

 

Wakandan Plains

Savannah like biome with open fields, acacia trees, occasional forest, and large caves filled with Vibrant Dripstone and Stone. Vibranium Ore spawns at y level 32 and below here, and is hard to find. Inspired by the MCU.

Birch Wetlands

Wet, humid biome with dense tall birch trees, and pockets of water making up the surface. Frogs will spawn here.

 

Maple Woods

Forest biome with tons of maple, and spruce trees. Rare chance to find syrup in a tree.

 

Scorched Forest (Rare)

Forest biome scorched by heat from lava from the Volcanic biome. Will only spawn as a sub-biome in Volcanic biomes.

 

Tropical Island

Island biome with palm trees on the surface. (Very Rare)

 

Prairie

Plains-like biome with sparse oddly shaped oak trees.

 

Tropical Rainforest

Hot, humid jungle-like biome with flat and tall jungle trees.

 

Dandelion Forest

Forest biome with tons of dandelions, Mooblooms will spawn here.

 

Shrubland Plains

Plains biome filled with oak bushes.

 

Deciduous Forest

Forest biome with dense Deciduous trees, oak bushes, and flowers. Has a frozen variant.

Break Wasteland

Flat grassy biome with sparse trees and occasional steep hills.

Shipwreck Ocean

Ocean biome with large stone pillars protruding from the water. (Rare).

Coniferous Forest

Cold forest biome with dense coniferous trees. Has a frozen variant.

Mystic Forest

Mystical forest with a canopy of huge oak trees, Goblins and Fireflies can be found here. Lots of hostile mobs will spawn here due to the lack of light due to the trees.

Tall Roofed Forest

Roofed/Dark Oak forest with tall dark oak trees, giant mushrooms and less dense vegetation from the vanilla biome.

Jacaranda Forest

Forest biome with large Jacaranda trees, bamboo, and various flowers.

Frost Forest

Freezing forest biome with ice spikes scattered on the surface. Yetis will commonly spawn here.

Haunted Forest

Halloween limited biome that spawns inside or next to Autumn forest biomes. Halloween mobs spawn here, and no animals will spawn.

 

More biomes will be added in future updates!

 

New Structures:

Hunter Cabin

Spawns in Pine Forest biomes.

Trapper Pillager will spawn here.

 

Goblin Hut

Spawns in Mystic Forest biomes.

Goblins will spawn here.

 

New Blocks:

Hardened Dirt (can be obtained by smelting dirt in a furnace or finding it in biomes)

Mud (slows mobs and players when walked on)

Smoldering Stone (emits smoke particles)

Coconut (drops coconut when broken)

Small Cactus

Lavender Flower

Jacaranda Blocks (can be crafted using the same recipes as vanilla wood blocks)

Cherry Blocks (can be crafted using the same recipes as vanilla wood blocks)

Redwood Blocks (can be crafted using the same recipes as vanilla wood blocks)

Vibranium Ore (Can only be mined with a Netherite pickaxe/Vibranium Pickaxe, and will drop Vibranium Crystals when mined.)

Vibrancy Stone (found in Wakanda biomes)

Vibrant Dripstone (found in Wakanda biomes)

Smoldering Log (found in Scorched Forest biomes)

Scorched Leaves (found in Scorched Forest biomes)

Scorched Grass Block (found in Scorched Forest biomes)

Smoldering Grass Block (found in Scorched Forest biomes)

Autumn Oak Leaves

Autumn Birch Leaves

Autumn Oak Leaf Piles

Maple Leaves

Oak Log Filled with Syrup (interact with a glass bottle to get Bottle of Syrup)

Dune Sand (found in Dune desert biomes)

Hanging Icicles (found in any frozen biome)

Buttercup Flower (can only be obtained as a drop from Mooblooms)

Brittlebright (can be found in Mystic Forest biomes, produces light)

Standing Torch (can be crafted with 2 sticks and a torch, acts like a normal torch, but has collision)

Glass Jar (can be crafted with 1 plank and 1 piece of glass)

Firefly Jar (obtainable by catching a Firefly in a Glass Jar, produces light)

Vertical Moss Carpet (found in lush caves)

Deer Trophy (rare drop from deer with antlers)

Snowdrop flower (flower that spawns in Frost Forest)

Cattails (found in most wetland biomes)

(Most blocks included in the addon)

New Mobs:

Mossy Skeleton & Zombie

Currently just reskinned skeletons and zombies that spawn in the Bog biome.

Trapper Pillager

Neutral towards players unless angered. You can trade with them for pelts, leather, and hide, but their trades will not replenish. They will attack villagers, iron golems, and bears on sight. Skilled archers that can shoot 2 arrows at once in a short amount of time and have 45 points of health. Can be found in Hunter Cabin structures.

Vibranium Skeleton

Large tough Skeleton made of Vibranium, has 100 points of health, and will carry either an iron sword or a bow, with a rare chance to spawn with Vibranium gear.

Crocodile

Spawns primarily in water, where it is fastest, and will attack most mobs. Drops Crocodile meat when killed.

Frog

Passive animal that spawns in wetland biomes, it will hop around... that's about it. Drops Frog Legs when killed.

Black Bear

Neutral mob that will run from players, will only attack if hit or a bear cub is near. Spawns in Pine Forest biomes. Drops Black Bear Pelt when killed.

Grizzly Bear

Aggressive mob that will attack players, pillagers, and monsters (excluding creepers). Spawns in Pine Forest biomes. Drops Grizzly Bear Pelt when killed.

Moobloom

Acts the same as a normal cow, but is yellow, and covered with Buttercup flowers. Spawns in Dandelion Forest biomes.

Goblin

Neutral mob that will attack monsters (excluding creepers). Will attack players if angered. Spawns in Mystic Forest biomes. Can be traded with.

Fireflies

Small passive mobs that will fly around randomly. Spawns at night in Mystic Forest biomes. Can be caught with a glass jar.

Raccoons

Adorable neutral mobs that will attack players if angered. They will avoid players, and are nocturnal and will sleep during the day similar to foxes. They will eat crops, and pickup most food items and eat them. They are afraid of carved pumpkins, so they are a good way to prevent raccoons from eating crops. To tame raccoons, sneak and feed them bread.

Deer

Passive mobs that will avoid players, villagers, and pillagers. They will drop venison, deer antlers, leather and a rare chance to drop a deer trophy when killed.

Yeti

Aggressive mob that does 7 hearts of damage per hit, will attack most mobs on sight, and will throw balls of packed ice that deal 3 and 1/2 hearts when their target gets too far away. Spawns rarely in any Frozen biome, but spawns more commonly in the Frost Forest biome.


 

New Armor:

Grizzly Pelt Armor - Made from Grizzly Bear Pelts, and iron armor, it is a little stronger in protection, and durability than iron, and has a working cloak! (Remove cape from player to avoid them from glitching through each other.)

Vibranium Armor - Made from vibranium ingots, and is stronger than Netherite, more knockback resistance, and has slightly better durability. Some parts will glow in the dark, unless enchanted.

 

New Weapons/Tools:

Vibranium Sword - deals 9 damage, and has 2000 durability, 1 durability point per use.

Vibranium Pickaxe - deals 7 damage, and has 2000 durability, 1 durability point per use.

Vibranium Axe - deals 8 damage, and has 2000 durability, 1 durability point per use.

Vibranium Shovel - deals 6 damage, and has 2000 durability, 1 durability point per use.

Vibranium Hoe - deals 7 damage, and has 2000 durability, 1 durability point per use.

 

New Food:

Coconut

Cherry

Frog Legs (Cooked and Raw)

Crocodile Meat (Cooked and Raw)

Venison (Cooked and Raw)

 

Credits 

Credit to MACHINE_BUILDER for his awesome Feature Rule Generator program! 

Credit to Aguilesgamer for the custom wood coding found here. https://mcpedl.com/cherry-blossom-wood-1-addon/

Credit to ihategravel for the coding of custom trapdoors. 

Credit to Crovono from Discord for helping with structure problems. 

Credit to Nargoth, Skycubb73 and ytpo for ongoing Hungarian, French, and Polish language support.

Select version for changelog:

Changelog

v1.4

-added new biome, Frost Forest
-added new mobs, Yeti, Ghost
-added new Halloween mobs, Pumpkin Head Zombie, Pumpkin Head Skeleton
-added new blocks, Snowdrop Flower, Cattail
-added new items, Ball of Packed Ice, Ectoplasm
-removed biomes, Highlands, Grasslands, Pine Forest, Frozen Pine Forest
-custom blocks can now be found in the creative menu and recipe book
-Mud block now has lower collision
-Vibranium Ore will now drop XP when mined with the appropriate pickaxe
-fixed Stripped Jacaranda Wood name
-disabled generation of heated stone due to a Minecraft bug
-fixed Moobloom spawn egg name
-some blocks will no longer change grass into dirt beneath them
-changed trees in Skinny Pine Forest to be more vanilla like
-frozen biomes will now only have frozen rivers
-Lake biome is now deeper
-improved Skinny Pine Forest biome
-improved Frozen Skinny Pine Forest biome
-improved Canyon biome
-improved Prairie biome
-improved Shrubland biome
-improved Marsh biome
-improved Azalea Forest biome
-adjusted Deciduous Forest biome height
-adjusted Redwood Forest biome height
-adjusted Coniferous Forest biome height
-Lavender Grove biome will now have oak trees
-Lavender Grove biome now has brighter foliage
-Tall Roofed Forest will now only spawn as a possible mutation of the vanilla Roofed Forest
-Tropical Beaches will now spawn as shores and mutations of Desert biomes
-Tropical Rainforests will now spawn as mutations of Jungle biomes
-disabled generation of Hunter Cabin due to a Minecraft bug
-disabled generation of Goblin Hut due to a Minecraft bug
-Goblins will now spawn naturally in Mystic Forest biomes
-Goblins no longer have an angry sound
-Trapper Pillagers are now part of the illager family
-Trapper Pillagers will now attack anything that attacks them
-Zombie Horses will now spawn naturally at night where normal horses spawn during October
-Skeleton Horses will now spawn naturally at night where normal horses spawn during October
-updated geometry and texture of Crocodiles
-improved underwater movement of Crocodiles
-Crocodiles will now attack Raccoons
-added new title logo for Halloween
-added an optional setting to disable mobs included in addon

Installation

Click download links

Press "Free access with ads" button

Press "Discover Interesting articles" button

Press the X button on the top right of the article window and wait 10 seconds.

Download mediafire files (delete older versions before installing newer versions)

Apply behavior pack and resource packs to your world

TURN ON ALL EXPERIMENTAL GAMEPLAY TOGGLES!

Enjoy!

Supported Minecraft versions

Installation Guides

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4.58 / 5 (101 votes)
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Happy Halloween guys
And so much more improvements and bug fixed
And by the way please make sure you known all of bugs in newer version of Minecraft

But In additionally my shaders it is cool and realistic clouds (FBM CLOUDS).

Happy Halloween my Bros 😂
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Top 1 best addon is my opinic
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The mod is great BUT I've traveled thousands of block and haven't much biomes I haven't found 1 piece of
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I haven't found one piece of vibranium and have searched for hours
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I love this mod but I have a suggestion. Add different modes. like a OP mode where everything is super easy, or a HARDCORE mode where everything is a lot less common, or a reverse mode and I mean reverse, like Diamond = common, Stone = rare. Great mod
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Hello good mod, but only as a small suggestion and I have been having problems with the mod's mobs since its texture appears bugged to me until I try to put the texture first of all and well, I don't know if you could make a version by just making a version of only biomes
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I Loved your mod during 1.17.11 and it worked perfectly with tons of other mods, but now in 1.17.30 there appears to be a very rare glitch WHEN THIS MOD IS USED BY ITSELF where I will be moving across the ground, get close to some unknown thing, and then the game crashes.

I wish I knew what it was so that I could pass it along, but I dont. I can see how it could easily get overlooked, because it typically takes me a couple hours into gameplay to find it. Because of this, I am posting here in the hopes that the creator will be able to take a second look at his mod and fix this so I can get his wonderful biomes back
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love the addon. i use RealCW with it, just wish it was a better blend with RealCW. get a few errors.
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yeAh I think you need to stop using Linkvertise for these mods cause I don't like viruses.
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for the love of all that is unholy STOP using that shitty linkvertise riskware/malware website to host your mods
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I'm unsure if anyone else is having this problem, but on 1.17.11, I was able to use this addon with caves and cliffs feature on. But with the new 1.17.30 update, when I turn on caves and cliffs, I don't get any of the new biomes. Sad days. But thank you for all the hard work you do! This pack is amazing.
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On another note I just wanted to see if there may be a potential fix in the future or if it's just me.
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its because of the experimental caves and cliffs, turn them off and the biomes will start to generate
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I am also having this issue
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I have a small problem, I'm on xbox one and in the microsoft edge browser the downloaded option is not showing up and the bar at the bottom of the screen where it always wrote "save" or "save as" after downloading
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you wanna click save as then a box will show up to ask where to save it then press save
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How can i install this update on my server with no problems?
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Nice addon but the link doesn't work.
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pls fix snow in wrong biome
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Yes its really annoying
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5 estrellas si es muy weno
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