Hardcore Darkness Mod for Minecraft 1.12.1/1.11.2

With Hardcore Darkness Mod 1.12.1/1.11.2, you have probably noticed yourself that it is never pitch black in Minecraft. Even if you are in a cave without torches, you will still be able to see something independent of your gamma setting. There is a small change that it removes the minimum block and the sky light. Therefore, if there is no light source, it is actually dark.


I think you will find something interesting in Hardcore Darkness Mod and enjoy it all the time!

See also: Thaumic Darkness Mod




After you install this mod it will be in mode 0, there are 3 different modes and they can be changed in the config file:

  •    0. There is no minimum block & sky light
  •    1. There is no minimum block light
  •    2. There is no minimum block light & the sky light is dependent on the moon phase

There are also some other options in the config file:

  • “Dark Nether” : “Whether the minimum light of the nether should also be removed”
  • “Dark End” : “Whether the minimum light of the end should also be removed”
  • “Dark Twilight Forest” [1.7.10] : “Whether the time in the Twilight Forest should be fixed to midnight instead of dusk”
  • “AlternativeNightSkylight” : “In Mode 1 & 2 the skylight has a slightly blue tint, this option replaces that with a slightly green/yellow tint”
  • “Dimension Blacklist” : “A list of dimension ids separated by “,” in which Hardcore Darkness will not take effect”

If you install this mod on a server all clients will have to have Hardcore Darkness installed. Clients will also be forced to use the config file you specify on your server.

How to install:

  • Download and install Minecraft Forge.
  • Download the mod.
  • Go to %appdata%.
  • Go to .minecraft/mods folder.
  • If the “mods” folder does not exist you can create one.
  • Drag and drop the downloaded jar (zip) file into it.
  • Enjoy the mod.

Hardcore Darkness Mod Download Links:

File Name Status Game Version Date
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.12-1.9.jar Release 1.12.1 Jun 11, 2017
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.10.2-1.9.jar Release 1.10.2 Apr 11, 2017
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.11.2-1.9.jar Release 1.11.2 Mar 31, 2017
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.11-1.8.jar Release 1.11 Dec 3, 2016
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.9-1.8.jar Release 1.9 Mar 20, 2016
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.8.8-1.8.jar Release 1.8.9 Nov 25, 2015
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.8-1.7.jar Release 1.8 Oct 14, 2015
HardcoreDarkness-MC1.7.10-1.7.jar Release 1.7.10 Oct 14, 2015

Credits: lumien231

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