Best Minecraft magic mods to download in 2023

Anmol David
A farm and house in Minecraft.Mojang

Minecraft has a ton of mods that focus on adding lots of new content to the game. Among these, magic mods bring some brand-new mechanics to the sandbox title, so here are the best magic mods you can use in Minecraft.

Minecraft has one of the most extensive modding communities in all of gaming. Players can even go as far as to say that it rivals the standards set by Skyrim’s modding community. Mods add several new aspects to the game, including maps, game modes, shaders, texture packs, and more.

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One area that vanilla Minecraft has always lacked is magic and wizardry. While the game has always had enchantments and fantasy mobs, it has never delved into magic.

On that note, here are the best magic-based mods you should check out in Minecraft.

Minecraft: Top 5 mods based on magic and wizardry

5. Blood Magic

Players using the Blood Magic mod in Minecraft.Mojang

Blood Magic, as the name suggests, focuses on dark magic. This makes it different from many wizardry and magic mods on this list, and perfect for players who want a darker touch to their experience with magic in Minecraft.

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Described as “gruesome” by its creators, the Blood Magic mod revolves around building a mage-like character who can perform deadly spells to survive in a hostile and dangerous world. It also adds several new recipes, so players might want to take some time to familiarize themselves with the mod.

4. Botania

The Botania mod in Minecraft.Mojang
Botania is associated with nature, magic, and building.

Botania is a mod that brings nature, magic, and Minecraft together. Players can make use of magical abilities to grow and maintain special types of plants in their Minecraft world. The mod is designed to encourage players to use natural materials within the game.

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3. Astral Sorcery

Astral Sorcery in Minecraft.Mojang
Astral Sorcery is a fascinating mod.

Want to use magic to channel the energy of the universe? Look no further than Astral Society, a mod that makes use of starlight to create several unique items. The mod adds tons of new recipes, objects, and structures to the game, so exploration is never out of the question.

The Astral Sorcery mod has its own progression system, independent of Minecraft, which allows players to undertake an entirely new journey while never leaving the familiar landscape of their Minecraft world.

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2. Witchcraft and Wizardry

Hogwarts castle in the Witchcraft and Wizardry mod.Mojang
Witchcraft and Wizardry is a great mod for Harry Potter fans.

Harry Potter fans will recognize the Witchcraft and Wizardry mod as its title describes Hogwarts School. This Harry Potter mod is actually an entire map that is dedicated to giving players an authentic Wizarding World experience within Minecraft.

Players can freely explore Hogwarts Castle, while also having access to Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley, and other locations from the books and movies. In addition, players can attend classes and learn spellcasting as a part of the mod.

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1. Thaumcraft

Thaumcraft mod in Minecraft.Mojang
Thaumcraft is one of the most creative magic mods out there.

Thaumcraft is a mod about spellcasting and exploration. Players can design their own wand when they start the game, and use it to cast exciting spells to make the game more convenient for themselves. Aside from the brand-new spellcasting mechanic, players also get to explore a unique wizarding world and discover new structures, items, and opportunities to use magic.

That’s all you need to know about the best Minecraft magic mods. If you feel like exploring more about the sandbox title, check out our guides below:

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About The Author

Anmol is an Evergreen Writer for CharlieIntel. After graduating in Journalism from Amity University (Noida), Anmol worked as an Esports and Minecraft writer for Sportskeeda before joining CharlieIntel in July 2023. In his spare time, the New Delhi resident can either be found sweating in Rainbow Six Siege or Modern Warfare II, or soaring across the vast worlds of open-world RPGs. You can contact Anmol at [email protected].