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Minecraft Patrix Resource Pack

Last modified on Feb 27, 2024 in resourcepacks

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Amplifying Minecraft with unique textures involves using resource packs, which completely alter the game’s appearance. Whether you want custom animations, models, sounds, or even shaders, there are many possibilities with these addons. In cases where you want a realistic experience in Minecraft with high-quality visuals, consider trying Patrix. This resource pack introduces a 32x resolution to all blocks, items, and mobs – adding extra details. However, Optifine with shaders is required beforehand. This allows for ray tracing and real-time reflections in water, glass, and metallic surfaces. The Patrix resource pack even includes unique textures for rocky and smooth blocks, making the whole experience more realistic. Combining these features with built-in Optifine integration means you have the utmost control over its appearance. In this Apex Hosting guide, we’ll be showing you how to download and use the Patrix texture pack in Minecraft.

How to Download

  1. Navigate to Patrix on CurseForge, then click Files at the top.
    Patrix CurseForge
  2. Locate your desired Game Version in the list below.
  3. Once found, press its three vertical dots on the right and click Download File.
    Patrix Resource Pack Download
  4. Save this file somewhere easily accessible on your computer for later.


Client Installation

Mojang allows you to quickly install resource packs in Minecraft, as it only involves moving the file into a folder. Accessing this is done in-game, making it even easier for you. The steps below will guide you through this process, along with the subsection for Optifine to use shaders.

  1. Open Minecraft and navigate to the Options area from the main menu.
  2. Continue to click Resource Packs, then Open Pack Folder.
    Minecraft Open Pack Folder
  3. Drag and drop the downloaded file into the newly opened folder.
    Patrix Minecraft Installation
  4. Return to Minecraft and click the Arrow icon on Patrix to begin loading it.
    Patrix Minecraft Texture Pack
  5. Confirm this by pressing the Done button, then wait for it to finish.


Optifine (Required)

Remember, Optifine is needed for you to use Patrix in Minecraft. However, this is only one portion of the process – setting up shaders is the next step. Review this guide to install Optifine, which is done by running its JAR file and proceeding accordingly with the prompts. Once you’re finished, we strongly recommend downloading any shader packs from this resource. These are LabPBR-supported, meaning you will get the best results in-game. As for setting it up, follow this tutorial to get started.

Server Setup

Due to Optifine being needed, your players on the Minecraft server should also install that too. Afterward, they can begin enjoying the Patrix resource pack with others. Setting this up is done by uploading the file to an external service, using its download link in your server settings, then restarting to apply the changes. You can find more information about this process here. As for forcing players to use the resource pack, you must enable the “Require Resource Pack” option in the settings. If you have any questions or concerns, consider reaching out to our 24/7 Support Team for extra assistance.

Patrix Showcase

Patrix Texture Pack

Upon entering the Minecraft world with friends, you’ll begin to notice the realistic changes. These come in the form of highly detailed trees, grass, stone, water, and so much more. With suitable shaders installed, these aspects are amplified. Inside bases, players will notice improved lighting and reflections – especially during sunsets. Almost everything in Minecraft got altered with the Patrix resource pack, so we encourage you to enable cheats or become a server operator to start reviewing all the changes. This also includes passive and hostile mobs, as they get new textures and custom animations. Besides this, we’ll be showcasing these features from Patrix in the subsections below.

Realistic Blocks

Patrix Blocks

One primary theme across this resource pack is realism, as Patrix strives to provide players with an immersive experience in Minecraft. Common blocks such as wood logs, planks, stone, cobblestone, sand, and so much more all have amplified details. The rough edges “pop out” compared to smoother surfaces, even appearing as 3D in some lighting.

Remember, there are higher resolutions for everything in Minecraft with the Partix resource pack. This means that blocks are drastically different compared to their original counterparts. For example, end stone appears realistic compared to the pixelated version without any depth. Similar concepts apply to mineral blocks, crops, netherrack, and so much more.

Patrix Blocks


Better Designs

Patrix Designs
Patrix Designs

All of these changes grant you the ability to create awe-inspiring builds in Minecraft. This is amplified with shaders, as even end rods look like glowing lights. Builders can be more creative with their designs, as Patrix offers realistic interior and exterior blocks. We strongly recommend playing around with what works and doesn’t to find the best build in your Minecraft world. Keep in mind that the possibilities are endless, especially when tweaking shader options to get the perfect lighting.

PBR Shaders

Minecraft Shader Texture Pack

One of the key features from the Patrix resource pack is shaders, but not just any type – LabPBR 1.3 and above. This allows metallic and other smooth surfaces to reflect light in real time, meaning you can see actual reflections of color or entities. Additionally, some shaders offer more customizable options to get the most out of the texture pack.

Light can be reflected and refracted according to its position, adding to the level of realism in Minecraft. Our example shows sea lanterns giving an eye opening glow across iron blocks. This feature can help make your interior or exterior structures truly the best. Keep in mind that some shader packs can offer different effects, so we encourage you to find suitable ones.

Minecraft Shaders


Improved Mobs

Patrix Mobs
Patrix Mobs

Almost all the mobs in Minecraft get a makeover with the Patrix resource pack, including new custom animations. Rather than having standard sheep wandering around, they’ll come to life with more swaying movement and detailed textures. Similar concepts apply to hostile creatures, especially spiders that actually appear crawling around with individual legs moving. This complements the realistic environment already established with the resource pack, plus shader presets.

Resource Pack FAQ

What does “made for an older version of Minecraft” mean?

This means you’ve installed an outdated resource pack in Minecraft that doesn’t match your current game version. However, you can safely ignore this message since nothing bad happens. If you want to fix this, then consider downloading an updated release of the pack or switching game versions accordingly.

Why aren’t my shaders working for the Patrix resource pack?

Only LabPBR 1.3 and above supported shader packs can work properly with Patrix. If you’ve installed incompatible ones, then you won’t notice any reflections or refractions with lighting effects. However, some PBR packs can still pose issues with the textures. We suggest downloading multiple shaders to see what works best.

Is it possible to combine multiple resource packs?

Yes, review this tutorial to learn more about this process. However, we strongly recommend not combining Patrix with anything else due to its immense amount of features and functionality. If you proceed with the process, then be cautious since textures and shaders can break.

Useful Links

Patrix on CurseForge
How to Install Optifine for Minecraft
Using Shaders on Minecraft with Optifine
LabPBR 1.3 Support Shader Packs

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