Highlands Mod 1.8 by sdj64


Highlands aims to be a comprehensive improvement of Minecraft biomes, trees, and terrain. If you?ve ever felt bored exploring the world of Minecraft, this is your mod.


  • 18 new biomes!
  • 8 trees, all with their own wood, leaves and planks!
  • 6 small plants!
  • Custom world type and mountain generation!
  • Fully compatible with customized world settings!
  • Settings to disable biomes you don?t want!
  • Biome rarity fix!
  • Ore generation changes per biome!
  • Forest generation based on height!
  • Improvements to vanilla biomes!


  • Adirondacks ? Tall mountains of dirt and exposed stone, with forested foothills.
  • Alps ? Inhospitable mountains covered in deep snow, with pine forests in the valleys.
  • Badlands ? Plateaus and valleys of clay and dirt.
  • Bald Hill ? a tall treeless hill that provides a good lookout point over forests.
  • Bamboo Forest ? a dense forest of thin bamboo plants.
  • Dry Forest ? a low landscape covered in Aspen trees and shrubs.
  • Grey Mountains ? Ominous rocky crags covered in boulders and gnarled plants. The forested valleys contain many dead trees.
  • Highlands ? rolling hills covered in shrubs and flowering plants.
  • Lake ? a small body of water that appears in many inland biomes. Poplar trees can grow on the shores.
  • Lowlands ? Scattered lakes and low hills with stone and pine trees.
  • Meadow ? An idyllic plain with poplar trees and many flowers.
  • Mojave ? A dry semi-desert with red sand and Acacia trees.
  • Pinelands ? Tall but weathered hills and mountains with pine trees and shrubs.
  • Poplar Hills ? Lakes and hills covered in poplar trees.
  • Redwood Forest ? A dense forest with fir and giant redwood trees, and a podzol floor.
  • Tropical Hills ? Tall hills with a forest of Eucalyptus trees.
  • Tropical Islands ? A player lost at sea might discover one of these palm tree covered islands.

Trees and Plants:

  • Aspen ? A medium tree with light colored wood and autumn leaves.
  • Bamboo ? A small tree with a very thin stem.
  • Eucalyptus ? a tall straight tree that grows in the tropics.
  • Fir ? A tall thin pine tree with dark wood.
  • Palm ? A tropical palm tree.
  • Poplar ? A small tree that grows straight and thin.
  • Redwood ? A giant redwood tree that can grow to be more than 40 blocks tall.
  • Dead ? An oak tree that has lost all of its leaves.
  • Great Oak ? Oak trees can grow much more massive in the forests of Highlands.
  • Shrubs ? pine and oak shrubs that grow low to the ground.
  • Waterflower ? Small blue flowers on a dark stem.
  • Cattail ? Reeds that grow in the swamps and wetlands.
  • Cotton ? A bush with fluffy white tufts that can be spun into cloth.
  • Blueberry Bush ? Wild blueberries that grow in hilly areas.
  • Raspberry Bush ? Wild raspberries that grow in hilly areas.
  • Lavender ? A purple flowering plant.
  • Tropical Leaf Fern ? a fern-like plant with one big leaf.
  • Thornbush ? A bush with prickly thorns.






How to install Highlands Mod by sdj64:

  • 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 it.
  • Enjoy the mod.

Highlands Mod by sdj64 Download Link:

For 1.8: Highlands-Mod-by-sdj64-1.8.jar – 202 KB

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