Brutal Bosses Mod

Brutal Bosses adds over 24 new Bosses into Minecraft. A lot of these look like vanilla creatures, although they might be a different size, be wearing armor, or have some special abilities.

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About Brutal Bosses

With Brutal Bosses installed, Bosses can now spawn in lots of Minecraft locations. In the vanilla version of the game, you’ll find them spawning in just a few locations, like Dungeons.

Rumak the Dark
Rumak the Dark

However, the way the mod works is anywhere a Chest spawns that uses the Dungeon loot table, a mob from Brutal Bosses will now spawn. So you can expect it to have compatibility with lots of other Minecraft mods and structures.

Some mods that are currently compatible and that you might like are: End Remastered, Awesome Dungeons, Goblins & Dungeons, Infernal Expansion, The Graveyard, Towers of the Wild, and Yung’s Better Dungeons.

List of Bosses

There are too many Bosses to list directly. However, you’ll easily spot them in the game world, as they each have a name that can be seen above their head. No new mobs are added, as they’re all just vanilla creatures that have been buffed.

Jack the Cold
Jack the Cold

You can expect each of them to have abilities. Bosses will be able to shoot Wither Skulls, Fireballs, and Cobwebs, summon Spiders, have knockbacks, throw Tridents, teleport around, and a lot more.

Even though they look like vanilla creatures, don’t be fooled. All these mobs have buffed health, with some even having over 100.

Pelgrim the Sharpshooter
Pelgrim the Sharpshooter

Previously, this was a Datapack and was recently turned into a mod. For that reason, none of these creatures have Spawn Eggs. Instead, you can use commands like ‘/brutalbosses spawnboss all’ or ‘/brutalbosses spawnboss random’.

Brutal Bosses Mod Download

1.12.2No Release
1.13.2No Release
1.14.4No Release
1.15.2No Release
1.17.1No Release

The links above will take you to the CurseForge page for the Brutal Bosses Mod. Specifically, they direct you to the download for your chosen version of Minecraft. Learn more about why you should only download files from CurseForge.

How to Install

If you haven't already, make sure to install Forge for Minecraft. It's a simple process and takes just a few minutes. Once Forge is installed:
  1. Download the mod for your Minecraft Version. It will be a .JAR file.
  2. Take this file, and place it in the 'mods' folder of your Minecraft directory. If this folder doesn't exist, create it. The easiest way to access your Minecraft directory is opening the game, going to Resource Packs and pressing the 'Open Resource Pack Folder' button.
  3. Once it's inside the mods folder, run Minecraft with the Forge preset selected. The mod will be installed and can be played with in-game.