[Top 15] Minecraft Best Mob Mods

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Mobs are what makes Minecraft come alive, whether they’re a passive chicken or a terrifying creeper. A good mob mod that adds in a wide variety of different hostile and peaceful mobs has always been in high demand from the community, so there’s a lot of options to choose from. This article will take you through the 15 best Minecraft mob mods to bring your game to life

15. Animania

Out of all these mods, Animania does the best at improving and expanding upon the animals and mobs that are already in the game. This mod gives new textures and new variations to all farm animals, as well as introducing new mechanics to add a challenge to the process of keeping animals

How Animania Makes the Game Fun: 

  • Gives new textures and new versions of pigs, cows, sheep, and chickens. They all look great and adds some great variation when compared to the single version before
  • Adds in a new challenge to keeping animals, because now you have to manage their food and water as well as clean up their pens or else they’ll die 

Get Animania Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/animania

14.  Baby Mobs

Baby Mobs is one of the best mods to get if you’re looking to increase the quality of what’s already in the game instead of getting completely new ones by adding a new baby version of every single mob in the game, giving each of them new abilities

How Baby Mobs Makes the Game Fun:

  • Increases the variety of the mobs you see, making your encounters with mobs much more engaging and interesting
  • All the new baby mobs have unique abilities that make them a real challenge to fight. Baby skeletons with tipped arrows, baby creepers with shorter fuse timers, and even baby endermen that shoot lasers from their eyes

Get Baby Mobs Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/baby-mobs

13. Better Animals Plus

Better Animals Plus adds in a ton of brand new mobs in multiple different biomes, all of which have great new textures along with some new mechanics and functions

How Better Animals Plus Makes the Game Fun:

  • Adds in nearly 40 new creatures scattered across every single biome in the game, and all of them look great and are extremely memorable
  • Adds in a variety of blocks and armor based on the new animals, making this mod very interactive as well as decorative

Get Better Animals Plus Here:https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/betteranimalsplus

12.  Undead Rising

Undead Rising is a monster-heavy mod with an emphasis on horror and creepy creatures. With over 30 new terrifying monsters, Undead Rising is sure to provide a truly frightening challenge

How Undead Rising Makes the Game Fun:

  • Adds in monsters with truly mechanics and abilities you won’t find in any other mods, such as monsters that evolve and mutate right before your eyes
  • Unlike a lot of horror mods, Undead Rising allows you to befriend some of these horrors. You can tame ravens, scarecrows, and other mobs to help you out while fighting various horrors

Get Undead Rising Here: https://fish-undead-rising.fandom.com/wiki/Mobs

11. Mo’Creatures

Mo’Creatures has been around for a very long time now, it’s one of the original creature mods, and it’s still a great option after all these years because of the sheer amount of content that’s included

How Mo’Creatures Makes the Game More Fun:

  • Adds in many new creatures such as lions, bears, tigers, insects, and new versions of cats and dogs. Also, Mo’Creatures allows you to tame many of these creatures and create a personal army of ferocious creatures
  • Mo’Creatures also adds in a fantastic challenge to the game, adding new enemies such as werewolves and ogres that all have unique mechanics that make them a true challenge to defeat

Get Mo’Creatures Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/mo-creatures

10.  Ice and Fire Dragons

Who doesn’t like dragons? Ice and Fire Dragons is the mod that you’ll want to include for dragons that not only have the best model out of any other mod but will also provide the most fun fights

How Ice and Fire Dragons Makes the Game Fun:

  • Passively spawns in dragon hoards around your world, which are piles of gold guarded by a fearsome dragon. If you can survive these brutal boss fights, the treasure is all yours
  • Allows the player to obtain dragon eggs which can be hatched into loyal baby dragons that you can grow into full-size terrors you can fight with and even fly on

Get Ice and Fire Dragons Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/ice-and-fire-dragons

9. Grimoire Of Gaia

Grimoire Of Gaia goes for that old school fantasy aesthetic with dryads, nymphs, sirens, nagas, and plenty more different hostile and peaceful mobs to liven up your world and your fights

How Grimoire Of Gaia Makes the Game Fun:

  • Adds in over 30 new monsters taken with traditional fiction and fantasy elements, all of which have a great model that emphasizes their aesthetic
  • Many of these mobs will spawn as often as the average zombie or skeleton, and because pretty much all of them hit harder and take less damage your everyday survival routine just got much more challenging

Get Grimoire Of Gaia Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/grimoire-of-gaia

8. Lycanites Mobs

Lycanites Mobs brings the quantity as well as the quality in terms of the fantastic new mobs and monsters it adds to the game

How Lycanites Mobs Makes the Game Fun:

  • Almost exclusively adds in challenging hostile mobs, this is the mod to download if you want a truly challenging experience with what you encounter
  • Lycanites Mobs is pretty unique in terms of its art style, all of the mobs are not only unique in terms of their design but they also have a unique and cool art style not seen in any other mod

Get Lycanites Mobs Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/lycanites-mobs

7. Mowzie’s Mobs

Mowzie’s Mobs emphasizes one of the most fun aspects of any video game: the boss fights. Mowzie’s Mobs has boss fights that are fun, plentiful, challenging, and very high quality

How Mowzie’s Mobs Makes the Game Fun:

  • Ensures that you’ll never be bored with the massive amount of different boss fights that you can encounter, each of them having completely different attacks and requiring different strategies to defeat
  • Has some of the most satisfying loot drops from the bosses you beat, all of which have crazy new effects attached to them that allow you to mimic the powers of the boss you just killed

Get Mowzie’s Mobs Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/mowzies-mobs

6. Primitive Mobs

Primitive Mobs adds in a wide variety of mechanically unique monsters and peaceful mobs that are sure to provide a unique experience while fighting or befriending them

How Primitive Mobs Makes the Game Fun:

  • Adds in a ton of monsters with new effects, such as giants that will pick up and throw blocks at you and creepers that launch themselves into the air before exploding down on you
  • Also includes a large amount of really cool passive monsters, such as spiders and even creepers that you can tame to help fight the hostile creatures

Get Primitive Mobs Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/primitive-mobs

5. Lots O’ Mobs

As the name would imply, this mod adds in a ton of new mobs and creatures. Also, this mod even adds in two brand new and unique dimensions

How Lots O’ Mobs Makes the Game Fun:

  • Lots O’ Mobs adds in a plentiful amount of new creatures in every biome of Minecraft. From boars and bears in the forest to crocodiles and frogs in the swamp to crabs and sharks in the ocean
  • This mod also adds in two new dimensions, the ice age and dinosaur dimensions. Both of these dimensions adds in many unique mods along with a ton of new blocks and materials

Get Lots O’ Mobs Here: http://www.larsmods.com/the-mobs.html

4. Abyssalcraft

Fans of eldritch horror will love Abyssalcraft, a mod that focuses on adding in monsters and items that look like they came straight out of a Lovecraft novel

How Abyssalcraft Makes the Game Fun: 

  • Includes monsters with extremely impressive models, these things are legitimately terrifying and embody the eldritch beings that the mod is inspired from
  • Abyssalcraft goes beyond monsters when setting up its atmosphere, also adding in new biomes and items that all come together to create a truly unsettling experience

Get Abyssalcraft Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/abyssalcraft

3. Twilight Forest

One of the original dimension mods, Twilight Forest has shown that it’s still one of the best because of the sheer amount of content it brings on top of some cool mobs and monsters

How Twilight Forest Makes the Game Fun:

  • Fills the overworld of the dimension with a plentiful amount of common monsters, each of which is vastly different from anything you would encounter in the Overworld
  • Twilight Forest has extremely satisfying boss fights, the monsters that you’ll be facing look amazing, drop amazing loot, and all have new effects that make every fight extremely memorable

Get Twilight Forest Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/the-twilight-forest

2. Orespawn

Orespawn by far brings the most in terms of quantity, with literally hundreds of new mods in monsters that span across several different dimensions

How Orespawn Makes the Game Fun:

  • Fills every area of the game with a new creature. From passive mobs like birds and apple cows to hostile monsters like giant killer bees and fearsome dragons
  • Makes every monster extremely rewarding to fight and kill because of the fantastic loot that almost all of them drop that can be used to upgrade your gear

Get Orespawn Here: https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/mmd-orespawn

1. Advent of Ascension

Out of all the mods on this list, none of them can top Advent of Ascension in terms of the sheer amount of content found in this mod. With over 20 brand new and fully fleshed out dimensions you will never be bored of this mod

How Advent of Ascension Makes the Game Fun:

  • Each one of these dimensions has monsters and creatures unique to that dimension. Hundreds of monsters and dozens of boss fights that are all distinctly different provides an insane amount of content
  • With over 20 dimensions filled with its unique creatures, monsters, blocks, weapons, and biomes, the amount of things to do in even one dimension is mind-boggling

Get Advent of Ascension Here: https://adventofascension.gamepedia.com/Download

There are a lot of options when it comes to the new mobs that you want to add to your game, be it peaceful animals or vicious dragons and monsters. I hope this article helped you decide the best way to make your game the best it can be

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