The Bloodmoon mod adds an eerie and difficult new feature to Minecraft. By default it has a 5% chance of happening whenever the sun sets and if it does you had better be prepared for an onslaught of fast and difficult enemies.


The Bloodmoon strikes randomly but luckily you will get a brief warning ahead of time to prepare. This means you can either stay to fight or quickly find shelter.


If you happen to be stuck outdoors then torches may not aid in your fight. While they will provide a bit of light, most of the land will be drenched in red darkness. It’s very difficult to see any distance and mobs are merely shadows in the night.


Even worse is the fact that during the Bloodmoon you won’t be able to sleep it away. And on top of all that, mobs will be instantly drawn to you as soon as the moon rises. This is truly a fight or flight situation depending on how well equipped you are.


The saving grace with this mod is that the effects are only applied on the surface. So if you happen to find a cave or even dig one yourself, then you may be in the clear to wait out the night.


This mod is a great way to add some tension to your game. You won’t know exactly when the Bloodmoon will rise so it would be wise to keep yourself well stocked and prepared for it. This would be a perfect addition to any hardcore multiplayer server.

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Bloodmoon, 4.05 / 5 (167 votes)


  1. Hmm, a nice addition to an adventure mod pack. I love the Terraria© reference too!

    December 1, 2015
  2. As if normal sunsets weren’t an anxiety attack enough!

    December 1, 2015
  3. Combine this with Hardcore for Ultra Evil Jumpscare mode.

    May 7, 2016
  4. Try putting this on a UHC server XD if you get that mid-battle i would just truce my enemy for the night- hopefully they would truce too! What would you do?

    December 15, 2016
  5. This Mod is no joke! when I play survival I always go alllllll out! Huge fortresses stalked with iron golems, barriers, hideouts, enderman watchtowers, massive farms, ships/on sea bases, ocean floor bases, hundreds of torches everywhere, always locked on hard mode, everything! I’m so exited. This will finally be a test to see who’s the real challenge in this equation. bring it on! lets go! For Narnia!

    Though I will say I’m not one for enchanted weapons because it takes so much cow hide, books, and time to make them.
    I’m not planning on this Mod to be easy, but whats the point in playing if you don’t stretch your limits and get stronger? Hahaha, what am I saying? Get out there and win!

    November 21, 2018
  6. Is there a way to increase the probability to a higher number?

    March 4, 2021
    • yes, in config settings u can change it.

      April 19, 2021
  7. Can’t wait to download this, I’m going to show my friends this mod and I bet they’re gonna have a panic attack when the blood moon rises XD

    May 21, 2021
  8. I’m not getting the red lights.

    September 14, 2021