The Aether II




Announcing, Aether II - Highlands

We've been hard at work on our update to the Aether II mod, from a complete rewrite of the mod's code base to a massive overhaul of every concept and aspect of the mod. New textures, blocks, NPCs, structures, you name it. And we're not even warmed up yet.  We're back on track to create the best version of the Aether II yet, and we're opening the flood gates to players on Curseforge today.


What is the Aether II?

The Aether II is the sequel to the highly popular dimension mod "The Aether", set in a hostile paradise miles up in the clouds, the Aether is an entirely different world from what regular players are used to, filled with fantastic creatures and mysterious structures, the Aether is a world brimming with life and history. You'll have to relearn key ideas as the Aether challenges you with twisted materials, terrifying monsters and deep lore if you want to survive and prosper in this strange new land.
 As the mod comes closer to a final release, Dungeons, Biomes, NPC settlements will pepper the landscape, offering new and exciting challenges and experiences unique to this mysterious world.


Snapshot ("Alpha") Releases

You may have noticed that Aether downloads for Minecraft 1.12.2 are marked as alpha. As with a massive overhaul of a mod, issues are bound to arise. The Aether for Minecraft 1.12.2 is not considered stable yet, but is playable. We recommend staying away from adding the Aether to modpacks or making showcase videos quite yet, as you may run into serious bugs or progression issues.



The Aether II release (1.7.10-1.6) requires GGUtil which can be found here

Aether II indev builds no longer require any other mods to be installed to play.

Older Aether II indev builds (1.12.2-1.0.0+) require Orbis API to be separately installed. It can be found here

What's new?


New in 1.12.2 we have a redesigned portal block! The Aether Teleporter! Crafted with just stone and iron you can now access the Aether II's content early on in your survival playthrough.


A new prologue area will guide you into the Aether's world. The new Necromancer NPC will be your contact for getting to the heavenly realm. Explore his tower before heading to the Aether!


The Aether II has also seen a huge face-lift! New textures, mobs, blocks, and structures can be found in the hostile paradise that is the Aether.


Revamped world generation that's better than ever, producing actual islands! Trade secret stuff.


Biomes! New biomes and island features are now available!


What's next?

We have a lot planned for Aether II. Highlands will launch very soon™ and will have these features and more!


Official Discord Server

We have our own official Discord server! You can chat with other members of the community and get super secret insights into development.


Without your help on Patreon, our re-imagining of Aether II mod wouldn't have been possible. Please consider pledging to help fund development, and you'll receive some special perks in the process!



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