Feder’s Scarecrows Mod

Feder’s Scarecrows adds a Scarecrow into Minecraft, which can repel Zombies. But by equipping it with an Outfit, it can repel some different mobs instead, like Creepers, Skeletons, and the Enderman.

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To get started with Feder’s Scarecrows, craft a Basic Scarecrow from 3 Sticks, a Leather Tunic, and a Carved Pumpkin. They can be placed down like an Armor Stand, so they can face different directions.

Scarecrow Recipe
Scarecrow Recipe

This Scarecrow will repel any Zombies, causing them to run away if they get close. Therefore, these Scarecrows are probably best placed around a Village, to keep them safe.

Included with the mod are 3 different outfits, which are themed around the Ocelot, Guardian, and Wolf. They aren’t new Scarecrows, instead, they’re just added to the Basic Scarecrow, which can be done by right-clicking them with the Outfit.

They each have a recipe too, which you can see in the gallery above. If you equip a Scarecrow with the Wolf Outfit, then it will repel any Skeleton-like mobs, which can include Strays. Using the Ocelot Outfit will repel any Creeper-like mobs instead.

Whereas the Guardian Outfit can protect against all Enderman-like mobs. So maybe these would be most useful to bring to the End. But either way, they also make great decoration objects.

Feder’s Scarecrows┬áMod Download

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The links above will take you to the CurseForge page for Feder’s Scarecrows Mod. It’s recommended to only download mods from CurseForge, as they are vetted to ensure that they’re safe, and you’re also supporting mod developers.

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.