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Biomes O’ Plenty

Last modified on Nov 14, 2022 in Mods

mc head By Dalton Whalen


Minecraft is a beautiful game with many biomes, and a large part of the appeal is how diverse the landscapes can really be. Dozens upon dozens of different environments end up in a truly varied experience. No world is similar to another, and it’s a staple of the series, but sometimes we just want more. Welcome Biomes O’ Plenty, the largest and most epic mod which adds unique biomes for the Overworld and Nether which contain new trees, plants, blocks, and so much more. Today, we’re going to cover some pretty sights added by Biomes O’ Plenty along with how to download and install the mod. Let’s begin.


Biomes O’ Plenty is a mod that heavily affects world generation by introducing dozens of new biomes into the world. It was made by Forstride and TheAdubbz with mascot credit given to GlitchfiendMods. This is a fairly intensive move on a technical level, so it’s not recommended to play with low end systems. If you’re playing on a server, there are configuration changes you can make to better performance.


Once you start your world, get ready to explore an entirely new Minecraft that looks totally refreshing! With over 50 million downloads and one of the biggest reputations in modded Minecraft, you’ll definitely enjoy it.

How to Install Biomes O’ Plenty

To play with any Forge mod such as Biomes O’ Plenty, you’re going to need to download forge. It’s fairly simple and automated, so here’s the steps:

  1. Download the Forge Installer corresponding to the version of Minecraft you want to play on. You can find the official Forge downloads page here.
  2. Run the jar you’ve downloaded and then select Install Client on the pop-up it presents you.
  3. Open/Reopen your Minecraft launcher and change the installation to Forge if it did not automatically change.


Downloading Biomes O’ Plenty

When Forge is installed, it’s time to start downloading the mod.

  1. Head towards Biomes O’ Plenty on CurseForge, then click the Files tab near the top.
  2. Locate and select the latest version of the mod for your installation of Minecraft.
  3. Once found, press the Download button and save the file on your computer.
  4. Additionally, Download TerraBlender if you’re using 1.18 or higher game versions.


Client Installation

It’s time to load the mod on your Minecraft launcher, allowing you to start playing with it.

  1. Go to your Windows search bar and type in %appdata%
  2. Open up the .minecraft folder and then mods
  3. Drop the .jar of Biomes that you just downloaded into the mods folder.
  4. Close all the folders and re-open your Minecraft launcher.


Server Installation

Before trying to play on your Forge server, make sure to follow the instructions below to install the mod on it.

  1. Open up your Apex server panel.
  2. Go ahead and stop your server before proceeding.
  3. Once your server is stopped, and offline, click on FTP file access. Then login.
  4. From here you can click on the mods folder.
  5. From the mods folder, click on upload then drop the Biomes file we downloaded earlier in.

Once this is fully uploaded 100% 1/1 files, you can click on the name of your server at the top of the page and start your server.

How to Enable Biomes O’ Plenty on a Server

In some cases, the mod requires prior configuration before properly working. These differ depending on your game version, with 1.18 and above needing no change.
For 1.15 and above:

  1. Open up your server panel.
  2. Go ahead and stop your server before proceeding.
  3. Click on Config Files on the left hand side.
  4. Open Server Settings.
  5. For level-type, enter biomesoplenty.

For 1.12.2 and below:

  1. Open up your server panel.
  2. Go ahead and stop your server before proceeding.
  3. Click on Config Files on the left hand side.
  4. Open Server Settings.
  5. For level-type, enter BIOMESOP



All around, Biomes O’ Plenty does not play any differently from vanilla Minecraft. Because there are so many new biomes, there is a genuine feeling of variety and wonder in finding them all for the first time, just like when you first played Minecraft. Here’s some examples of some awesome looking biomes you can expect to see in your journeys.

Biomes 1
Biomes 2
Biomes 3
Biomes 4



That’s all there is to it! Not that it isn’t a lot. Biomes O’ Plenty is a massive mod, not in its complexity, but in the sheer amount of content. My favorite part about it is all the different types of trees and wood. They’re very fitting and Vanilla feeling. In any case, I hope this guide helped you. With that said, have a great day!

Common Issues

Server is crashing on startup:
This can be due to multiple issues. Most commonly this is caused by a duplicate mod, missing dependency mods, or incorrect mod versions. Biomes has no dependencies.

Server is stuck loading:
Many times when modifying the server, the server will need to be confirmed before it will fully start. This happens a lot especially when you remove or add mods. Most of the time in console, you will see Missing Mod ID’s errors. All you need to do to resolve this is type /fml confirm in console.

Duplicate Mods:
You can detect a duplicate mod from the console pretty easily. You will see an error that says “Duplicate Mods” with the mod name listed underneath it. Simply go into the FTP File Access, the mods folder, and delete the extra mod.

Missing Dependency:
To detect if you have a missing dependency mod, head into the console where you will see an error code that reads something similar to The mod NEI (Not Enough Items) requires mod [JEI] to be available From this error, we can see that the missing mod is JEI. You will need to add the mod into the server in order for the server to work again.

Incorrect Mod Version:
Detecting if the mod is the incorrect version is pretty easy. It will almost always display an error stating that it is for a different version of Forge. It will look similar to File jei_1.12.2- is for an older version of Forge and cannot be loaded. If you have this issue, make sure that the mod you are using has an update for the version of Forge you are running. If it doesn’t, then you won’t be able to use the mod on your server.

Helpful Links

How To Change The Minecraft Server Version
How to Setup Forge
Biomes O’ Plenty Curseforge

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