Dark Tower

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Dark Tower
New Twilight Forest Dark Tower 3.png
Biome Deep Dark Forest
Consists of Towerwood (incl. variants)

Dark Tower Mechanism Blocks
Crafting Table
Item Frame
Wood Plank Stairs
Pressure Plates
Oak Wood Fence
Redstone Dust

Boss Ur-Ghast
Map Icon DarkTower.png
ID dark_tower

Dark Towers are colossal towers that can only be found acceding out of a Dark Forest. There are many unique floors, themes, obstacles, treasure, and monsters which you can find throughout the Dark Tower. The entrance of the Dark Tower is made up of Reappearing Blocks. The tower can be found by travelling through the Dark Forest.

Dark Towers resemble Lich Towers, but are instead much larger, and made up of many different types of Towerwood, an almost unbreakable wood found in, mossy, infested, cracked, and encased. Adventurers may also find blocks from the Nether, such as Netherrack, Soul Sand, Nether Warts, Redstone Lamps and more. Some of the towers connected to the Dark Tower are also destroyed by holes known as Netherbursts.

Below is an example of a Netherburst. These can devastate rooms and overall navigation.

Twilight Forest Netherburst.png

There are many different rooms, floors, and towers that make up the Dark Towers. These rooms may contain monster spawners, but also many unique treasures such as, Enchanted Books, Steeleaf, Ironwood Ingots, Redstone, Diamonds, and more. One special treasure that you can find in these chests are Tower Keys. In order to travel to the top of the Dark Tower, one must search the many floors and towers, looking for the four Tower Keys to complete the Locked Vanishing Block doors.

The monsters that inhabit the Dark Towers are Skeletons, Creepers, Endermen, Blazes, Pinch Beetles, Carminite Ghastguards (spawning outside the tower), Carminite Ghastlings, Carminite Golems, Towerwood Borers, and Carminite Broodlings. The Carminite Monsters and the Towerwood Borer can only be found in the Dark Tower.

Finally, the peak of the Dark Tower in covered in Netherbursts and is home to the terrifying Ur-Ghast. The Ur-Ghast is a gigantic creature with long tentacles with blood on them. The Ur-Ghast will shoot fireballs, summon minions, and stay at the peak of the Dark Tower until defeated. Upon the Ur-Ghast is defeated, a treasure chest will spawn in the middle of the peak containing valuable treasure.


Using the Progression system, you will need to have defeated the Twilight Lich before entering the Dark Forest. Additionally, the Dark Tower, and all of its blocks and monsters will be protected until the player has defeated the Knight Phantoms.

Slaying the Ur-Ghast and obtaining some of its Fiery Tears will complete the Dark Forest adventure.


Version Details
1.14.0 Added Dark Tower.
1.15.1 Revised interior and added more rooms.
1.15.2 Mobs can no longer spawn on top of the Dark Tower.

Carminite Ghastguards now spawn outside of the Dark Tower.

Added more new rooms to the Dark Tower.

Added Tower Keys to the Dark Tower loot. There is a set amount of keys that can generate in loot.

Unique mobs exclusive to the Dark Tower now spawn.

1.15.3 An error will now print instead of crashing if 4 Tower Keys cannot generate.
1.15.4 Revised the interior rooms for more thematic appeal.

Tweaked spawn rates to account for vertical height.

Minor tweak to make the fourth door accessible in the rooms with 4 doors.

1.16.1 Changed the map icon for Dark Tower.
1.17.2 Replaced Maze Wafers with Experiment 115.
1.18.2 The Dark Tower will no longer attempt to build the boss room above world height.
3.8.654 Fixed a Repeater circuit not working properly.

Biomes and Landmarks
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Progression Landmarks Naga Courtyard Lich Tower Labyrinth Hydra Lair Goblin Knight Stronghold Dark Tower Yeti Lair Aurora Palace Troll Caves Cloud Cottage Final Castle
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