The Better Dungeons Mod 1.7.10/1.6.4 by Chocolatin is a really expansive Minecraft mods that add new mobs and expansive dungeons to the regular Minecraft biomes. These dungeons range from Pirate ships to volcanoes and really add a sense of depth and adventure if you’re feeling tired of vanilla Minecraft.


Volcanoes, stay away from the core, or not…

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Siege castles to get settlements for your travels! Look for them in plains.

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Assault pirate ships

The mod comes with little ships templates, a big galeon and a treasure island.

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Strongholds, try to find the entrances at taiga biomes.

And thats supposed to be under the towers:

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Swamp caves are very big, and with some flowers!!

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Nether cities (Caution, secret rooms inside)

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If you see a pyramid(or something suspicious in deserts), go in, look for the trapdoor in the maze and jump in to fight the boss:

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Look for this caves in wet biomes to find the slime boss:

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Nether holes, you will see red sky, also removed bedrock from top.

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A default dungeon (In the download version dungeons will be at layers 18-60, this was just for testing)

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A big one (size configurable in properties, look top)

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Nether dungeons:

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List of mobs:


Human-like mobs:
“Human” mobs, they look human like, type depending in biome.
There are different classes:
Armored: scales their hp and attack depending on the dificulty and the armor/weapon they wear.
Basic warrior: basic close combat unit.
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Skeleton warrior

Archer: basic ranged unit, equipped with a bow.
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Pigman archer.

Grenadier: medim ranged unit, equipped with a sword and grenades.
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Grenadier goblin.

Healer: equipped with a healing staff will heal hurt mates!
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Specter healer.

Defender: with sword and shied, specialist in defense, while blocking they take reduced damage and reflects arrows.
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Zombie defender.

Hookman: equipped with a hookshot, will try to pull away targets launching the hook.
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Dwarf hookman

Spearman: uses a spear, long range and knokback, specially effective agains rider units.
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Triton spearman

Berserker: Equipped with a big sword, be careful with them at close range.
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Pirate berserker.

Ninjas: equipped with a dagger, deal extra damage from behind. Watch your back!
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Monkey ninja

Bannerman: equipped with a banner. Not a big deal alone, very dangerous in groups. Gives speed, attack and defense to nearby allies.
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Walker bannerman

Spider boss: you can find them in jungle caves.
Necromancer: its the special of the skeletons, live in castles, its protected by an horde of skeletons. Have 3 diferent attacks: normal attack its a basic mele attack, cause confusion; Vampiric ball, a proyectile, heal the caster if the ball collides with any entity; Summon skeleton, summon a skeleton near him, the damage the skeleton does its returned to the necromancer as health.
Liche: a semi-death necromancer who gave his life to dark rituals, there creatures are dangerous, have more powerful versions of the necromancer attacks, and extra spells.
Pig mage: a mage pigman, have more powerful versions of the necromancer attacks, and extra spells based on fire.
King pirate: the king of the pirates, open your eyes fighting him, he will trick with your vision.
The Exterminator prototype: its one of the biggest secrets of dwarves, you can find it at the end of their dungeons. But it is a prototype, may not work very well.
Walker boss: an expert defender and hunter. Attacks with small tornadoes, and his sword. Also have a powerful shied capable of block most of the damage if its blocking. Don’t aproach if you are not sure you can beat him.

Better Dungeons Mod Items:


Revolver: Better Dungeons Mod can be found in dungeons. Shoots bullets
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Golden feather: Can be crafted or inside dungeon chests. Prevents falling damage.
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Hookshoot: basic grappling hook, small range
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Longshoot: longer range than hookshoot.
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Manualshoot: longer range introduces manual reel. (Sneaking reduces reel, jumping releases it)Better Dungeons Mod
Spiderhook: Better Dungeons Mod longer range and improved manual reel. (Sneaking lauches you to the hook)
Can only be obtained defeating the spider boss.

Cursed bone: Better Dungeons Mod right click to summon a allied skeleton. Dropped by mages(necromancer, liche, pig mage)

Special weapons: Better Dungeons ModBetter Dungeons ModBetter Dungeons ModBetter Dungeons Moddropped by bosses.

And more to discover!

How to install Better Dungeons Mod 1.7.10/1.6.4

  • 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 that.
  • Enjoy the mod.

Download Links for Better Dungeons Mod 1.7.10/1.6.4

Older versions:

For Minecraft 1.5.2

For Minecraft 1.6.4

For Minecraft 1.7.2

For Minecraft 1.7.10