Top 5 Most Challenging Minecraft Modpacks in 2022

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Top 5 Most Challenging Minecraft Modpacks in 2022

Minecraft is so much more fun when played with mods. After playing the normal version for a while, players can get bored of the same old mechanics, structures, and mobs. In this case, you can download some challenging modpacks with lots of new features created by great modders in the community.

Modpacks are essentially a group of mods combined to form a completely different game within the vast sandbox title. Some of them are aimed at casual gamers, while others are quite difficult and offer gamers a challenge.

Although the basic version of the game is quite difficult, players can improve it by playing these modpacks.

Note: This article is subjective and reflects the opinion of the writer only. There are many other challenging modpacks for minecraft.


Mineshafts and Monsters, Mustard Virus and 3 other difficult and challenging Minecraft modpacks in 2022

1) Shattered Ring

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This Minecraft modpack is inspired by the popular AAA title, Elden Ring. It features a new kind of combat system, tons of menacing new enemies, and hundreds of points of interest all over the map.

Since Elden Ring is not the easiest game to play, this modpack also has its fair share of difficulties. Players will regularly face dangerous beasts and other challenges.

Although it runs on version 1.16.5 of the game, Shattered Ring is a brilliant modpack to try in 2022.


2) Mineshafts and Monsters

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Mineshafts and Monsters is another challenging modpack for Minecraft. It adds loads of biomes and a new type of terrain to the game, refreshing the world entirely.

The modpack also adds a plethora of new mobs to fight. From huge aquatic mobs to menacing flying creatures, these mobs breathe new life into the game.

Players will need to follow the story of the main quest and will be able to complete side quests along the way. There are also many new structures to explore and conquer. This modpack completely overhauls the title of the sandbox.


3) Forever Stranded

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When players find themselves in a desert biome in the base version of Minecraft, they can starve and struggle to survive if they are unprepared. This concept was expanded and improved by a modpack called Forever Stranded. In this modpack, players will have to travel far and wide in the desert to find resources to survive.

Forever Stranded is even more difficult as it is set to extreme mode. Therefore, players will not respawn once they die. The first challenge will be finding water and food.

Although it runs on version 1.10.2 of the game, Forever Stranded is worth a try in 2022.


4) Mustard virus

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Minecraft players generally fight zombies and other hostile mobs to keep their base environment safe. Mustard Virus takes this same concept and raises it to a much higher difficulty. This is essentially a zombie apocalypse modpack where players have to fend off a horde of zombies.

The main thing that makes the modpack challenging is that hostile mobs are not affected by sunlight or any other light source. Instead, they are drawn to any light or sound. Players will need to build a fortress to keep them at bay.


5) RL Craft

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RLCraft has been at the top when it comes to Minecraft modpacks. It is one of the most detailed and difficult modpacks to get your hands on.

Along with new mobs, biomes, and structures, RLCraft offers a revamped combat system, potion system, crafting system, and a new hydration system, where players need to drink water to survive.

Players can follow the story of the modpack and fight their way through extremely dangerous mobs.


Edited by Rachel Syemlieh

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