Extended Caves Mod 1.16.5/1.14.4 – Do You Think Minecraft Caves are Boring?

Author: MrShadyMan
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Would you prefer to learn more about the underground? Do you think Minecraft caves are dull? This mod is for you! Extended Caves Mod 1.16.5/1.14.4 adds underground structures filled with treasure pots, mushrooms, decorations like stalactites and more!
This mod impacts world creation and is presently in beta version so be cautious with using it on your maps bugs could happen.
Textures and models are designed to fit well to the Minecraft aesthetic which makes this mod a’must-have’ to upgrade caves well.


Structures :

There are one dungeon and 3 cabins. They all can contain treasure pots randomly generated.

Treasures pots :

They have random useful items. Clay pots are common and quartz pots are rare.

Mushrooms :

Sweet mushrooms can be eaten and cooked to restore 6 points of hunger. Goldishrooms and shinyshrooms can be eaten to give you respectively Haste I and II. They can be used to craft the “Sticky stew” able to give you Haste III. Lumishrooms are purely decorative and emits light.

Stalactites, stalagmites, and pebbles :

Purely decorative. You can get pebbles by destroying them. Pebbles can be an alternative way to craft blocks of stone.

Stalagmites and stalactites :

They have been replaced with new models, old ones are gone. There are 6 variants of stalactites and 6 variants of stalagmites including double block ones!

Lavastone :

A new type of stone that is generated near lava lakes.

Limestone :

A new type of stone with stalactites and stalagmites variants.

Pebbles :

They have been updated and there are limestone and lavastone variants.

Rock piles :

Small piles of rocks made of stone, limestone, and lavastone.

Other changes :

All stalactites, stalagmites, pebbles, piles of rocks can have a random direction when generated.

You can gather small stalactites, small stalagmites, pebbles and piles of rocks with a silktouch pickaxe if you want to replace those decorations.

Treasures pots do not require a pickaxe anymore. You can break them with your hands and still get the drops.

Cold caves : 

You can find patches of ice, packed ice and blue ice into undergrounds of cold biomes. Cold biomes are the ones with either ice or snow on the surface.

Plants :

There are hanging roots and different mosses. You can only find the frozen moss into the cold biomes it gives slowness to any mob getting into it. You can find fire moss growing on top of lavastones it sets on fire any mob getting into it. Dry moss and hanging roots are purely decorative and can be found anywhere underground.

Sealed crystals :

They can be found under level 20 on top of lavastone. They are very rare. You can find the blue one in cold biomes, the orange one in deserts and the green one in swamps. They can be broken to get an effect crystal.

Effects crystals :

They can be placed anywhere and give you an effect for 1 min when you right-click on them. The effects reload after a random while and you can get the effect indefinitely.

The Tempest crystal gives you speed, the Volcano one gives you fire resistance and the Cure one gives you regeneration.


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How to install:

  1. Make sure you have already installed Minecraft Forge.
  2. Locate the minecraft application folder.
    • On windows open Run from the start menu, type %appdata% and click Run.
    • On mac open finder, hold down ALT and click Go then Library in the top menu bar. Open the folder Application Support and look for Minecraft.
  3. Place the mod you have just downloaded (.jar file) into the Mods folder.
  4. When you launch Minecraft and click the mods button you should now see the mod is installed.
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