True Darkness

265,250 Downloads Last Updated: Jun 20, 2022 Game Version: 1.19   +1

Moody brightness not dark enough?  Do you want moonless nights and unlit caverns to be pitch black?  This mod is for you!




Available for Forge starting with Minecraft version 1.17

There's also a Forge port for version 1.16.


Quick Facts

  • Full moon = normal Minecraft brightness
  • New moon = no light at all
  • No torch light and no sky light = pure black, irrespective of moon phase
  • For Fabric Mod Loader
  • Client-side only
  • No dependencies



Configuration is in config/

dark_overworld: enable in Overworld (default: true)

dark_default: enable in modded dimensions with a sky, like Overworld (default: true)

dark_nether: enable in Nether (default: true)

dark_end: enable in End (default: true)

dark_skyless: enable in modded dimensions without a sky, like End and Nether (default: true)

dark_nether_fog: Set to a value between 0.0 and 1.0 (inclusive) to make Nether fog darker (default: 0.5

dark_end_fog: Set to a value between 0.0 and 1.0 (inclusive) to make End fog darker (default: 0.0









You are welcome to use this mod in mod packs.


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