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Minecraft Ice And Fire Mod Review

Minecraft Mod Review: Ice and Fire

Ice and Fire was made with one goal in mind: make Minecraft an incredible fantasy experience by adding dragons and dragon-themed mechanics to the game. If you liked the Ender Dragon fight, you will like this mod. You can hunt dragons as they roam the landscape, loot dragon caves for treasure, and even take to the skies by taming and riding a dragon.

Let’s dive and see what makes this mod such a fan-favorite among Minecraft players (23 million downloads and counting!).

1. Mod Installation and Dependencies

Minecraft Ice and Fire requires the following dependencies to work:

The installation procedure is straightforward:

  1. Download the latest version of the mod from CurseForge.
  2. Place the downloaded .jar file in the Mods directory in your Minecraft installation directory.
  3. From the Minecraft Launcher, select Minecraft Forge 1.16.5 as your installation and start the game.
  4. Select Mods in the Main Menu.
  5. Confirm you have Citadel 1.7.1 and Ice and Fire 2.1.8-1.16.5 in the list.

Congrats, Ice and Fire is ready for play!

2. Mod Overview

Ice and Fire adds new features to the game, including:

  • Creatures
  • Structures
  • Items
  • Blocks

It also adds a couple of new mechanics to the game in line with the draconic theme of the mod.


minecraft ice and fire mod new creature dragon


Ice and Fire expands Minecraft’s bestiary with three new dragon species, the ruthless fire dragons, the terrifying ice dragons, and the elusive lightning dragons.

Since its initial release in 2017, the mod has been updated to include other monsters from classical mythology such as pixies, trolls, cyclops, and others.

The full list of new creatures includes:

  • Pixie
  • Hippocampus
  • Hippogryph
  • Amphithere
  • Siren
  • Death Worm
  • Cockatrice
  • Stymphalian Bird
  • Troll
  • Myrmex
  • Sea Serpent
  • Fire Dragon
  • Gorgon
  • Cyclops
  • Ghost
  • Hydra
  • Lightning Dragon
  • Ice Dragon

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minecraft ice and fire mod new tructure hydra lair


Ice and Fire adds new fantasy-themed structures to the landscape. These are often lairs where you can find dragons , dragon loots, dragon eggs and much more.

The full list of new structures includes:

  • Dragon Roost
  • Dragon Cave
  • Gorgon Temple
  • Cyclops Cove
  • Pixie Village
  • Myrmex Hive
  • Hydra Lair
  • Mausoleum
  • Siren Island
  • Graveyard


minecraft ice and fire mod new item red death worm chitin


Ice and Fire brings a selection of new items to the game, including weapons, wearables, crafting materials, monster parts, and more.

The full list of new items includes:

  • Ambrosia
  • Amphithere Arrow
  • Amphithere Feather
  • Amphithere Macuahuitl
  • Amphithere Skull
  • Bestiary
  • Blindfold
  • Cockatrice Eye
  • Cockatrice Scepter
  • Cockatrice Skull
  • Copper
  • Creative Dragon Meal
  • Cyclops Skull
  • Death Worm Chitin
  • Death Worm Chitin Armor
  • Death Worm Egg
  • Death Worm Gauntlet
  • Death Worm Tongue
  • Dragon Armor
  • Dragon Blood
  • Dragon Bone
  • Dragon Bone Flute
  • Dragon Bone Tools
  • Dragon Command Staff
  • Dragon Egg
  • Dragon Flesh
  • Dragon Heart
  • Dragon Horn
  • Dragon Meal
  • Dragon Scale Armor
  • Dragon Scales
  • Dragon Skull
  • Dragon Summoning Crystal
  • Dragonsteel Armor
  • Myrmex Bioluminescence
  • Myrmex Chitin
  • Myrmex Cocoon
  • Myrmex Resin Chunk
  • Myrmex Staff
  • Myrmex Stinger
  • Phantasmal Blade
  • Phantasmal Ingot
  • Silver Nugget
  • Pixie Dust
  • Pixie Staff
  • Pixie Wing
  • Rotten Egg
  • Sapphire
  • Sea Serpent Fang
  • Sea Serpent Scales
  • Sea Serpent Skull
  • Shiny Scales
  • Sickly Dragon Meal
  • Silver Armor
  • Silver Ingot
  • Silver Tools
  • Siren Flute
  • Siren Tear
  • Skulls
  • Sticky Iron Chain
  • Stymphalian Arrows
  • Stymphalian Bird Dagger
  • Stymphalian Bird Feathers
  • Stymphalian Bird Skull
  • Tide Guardian Armor
  • Troll Leather
  • Troll Leather Armor
  • Troll Skull
  • Troll Tusk
  • Weezer
  • Witherbone
  • Witherbone Shard
  • Wolf Amulet


minecraft ice and fire mod new blocks


Ice and Fire adds a range of new blocks to the game to round out its dragon theme. You can often find them within structures specific to this mod.

The full list of new blocks includes:

  • Block of Dragon Bones
  • Block of Sea Serpent Scales
  • Charred Blocks
  • Cursed Chest
  • Dragon Ice Spikes
  • Dragon Nest Blocks
  • Dreadstone
  • Dreadstone mob spawner
  • Frozen Blocks
  • Gold Piles
  • Graveyard Soil
  • Jar
  • Lectern
  • Myrmex Bioluminescence
  • Myrmex Cocoon
  • Myrmex Resin
  • Pixie Hovels
  • Podiums
  • Sapphire Block
  • Sapphire Ore
  • Silver Block
  • Silver Ore
  • Silver Piles

3. Ice and Fire Mod Showcase

The best way to experience a mod is to try it out yourself. The second-best option is to see it in action in a mod showcase, as such as this one by yorkmouseModz:

Browse Glimpse for more overviews of Minecraft mods like Ore Excavation Mod, Level Up Mod, and Midnight Mod


Ice and Fire is the quintessential fantasy mod for Minecraft. It makes the game feel more epic by putting the player up against powerful draconic foes.

On a technical level, the mod has only a few dependencies, and it leaves the core gameplay intact, so you can combine it with other mods without conflict. Try it out today!

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Ilja Aradski

Ilja Aradski is a writer, tech enthusiast, gaming nerd, and Glimpse's go-to content guy. His goal is to make content creation accessible to everyone by writing about live streaming, video games, and the content industry at large. He thinks he is good at video games, but his friends know better.

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