Monster Apocalypse

Monster Apocalypse

Monster Apocalypse Version 17.0




Welcome to the ultimate monster hell. I have brought together everything anyone everyone could ever want to do with monsters into one completely hellbent plugin. Use at your own risk.

Warning - Zombie digging is destructive, if you turn it on and configure it, please backup your worlds.

Plugin has been thoroughly tested as working properly, if you have trouble please report it so I can make it work for a wider range of setups!

PLEASE USE CRAFTBUKKIT 1.7.10 (any revision) for version 17.0. No other builds will work with this version.


Monster Apocalypse was created by one man, working full time continually for several months during early development. Please donate if you would like to see more features or new plugin releases, or just feel like my time is worth your gratitude.


  • Complete control of all monster power- health, damage, item drops, burning in sunlight, explosion radius, immunity to specific damage types, even spawn rates!
  • INSTANT setup options!
  • Consume the world in darkness - Always night mode, and bonus spawns!
  • Action RPG Mode - Make combat more exciting!
  • Incredible new abilities - Mobs can explode on death, spawn allies, kill torches, attack from miles away at high velocity, bombard bases with exploding arrows, and even claw and scratch their way into your home!
  • Zombies can dig through anything based on YOUR settings, and no server lag! Fear the Apocalypse as they pound away at your walls!
  • Monsters can be set to nerdpole and airbridge, like players on the hunt!
  • Skeletons can be set to turn into quake pro snipers, shooting accurately from FAR in the distance!
  • Nightmare Mode for the ultimate increasing challenge!
  • FULL World-Guard region support, works even when worldguard regions isn't!
  • Total natural spawn rewrite, available to change your world drastically and retain that vanilla feel.
  • Multi-world support - Will only run on worlds YOU select!
  • Mega-aggro system - Mobs can smell you from miles away and attack!
  • Spawn Points - Set up virtual spawners with custom timers!
  • True damage - Allow mobs to pierce that pesky diamond armor!
  • Wolf and PigZombie aggressiveness control.
  • Control which blocks mobs spawn on.
  • Permissions nodes to make certain players immune to monster aggro and damage.


Warning, videos below contain mild mature language.

Download Version 17.0!

Version 17.0 is out!

It will appear here once it's approved:

If you need it earlier than this (it can take up to 5 days), send me a private message.

Thanks for the support! If you like what I've done with this version, feel free to donate.

Version 17.0 notes:

  • Updated to Minecraft 1.7.10.


(Is partially updated)

You will need to reference craftbukkit enums for drops and block attacking to work, failure to use valid enums could potentially break your plugin. You can find them here:

You may want to play with Spawn Points, you can find the info here:

If you wish to develop your own plugin with my health API, check this page:

For Nightmare Mode, check here:

Need multiple configs?

How to set up multiple installations, for different custom difficulties on multiple worlds:

  1. Copy the MA jar and rename it.
  2. Rename the plugin inside plugin.yml of the second copy (within the jar), and remove the commands section.
  3. Disable registering the /MA command in the second copy's config.
  4. Double check that you have no world names overlapping between the two configs, and that your bonus and naturalistic spawns are restricted to the right worlds.

You now have two separate installations.

Fear the Darkness: Adds an element of terror to dark areas of minecraft!

Simple Starvation: For when you really want to emphasize long term survival!

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  • Avatar of Aronix12 Aronix12 Aug 04, 2014 at 19:09 UTC - 0 likes

    really need permission nodes!!! can someone please supply me with them?


  • Avatar of robodude99 robodude99 Aug 03, 2014 at 12:14 UTC - 0 likes

    What is bonus distance max scale in the config? I want to spawn all my save mobs in a single area near the player but not in the exact same spot how would I config that? Thanks!

  • Avatar of Aronix12 Aronix12 Aug 01, 2014 at 23:42 UTC - 0 likes

    hey what are the permission nodes? can't find them anywhere... help please?

  • Avatar of Kleinerminer Kleinerminer Aug 01, 2014 at 12:04 UTC - 0 likes

    I got a little problem:
    I enabled zombie wall destruction and i's working fine. The problem I have is about dirt: I dont want players to build indestructible houses of dirt, but I also don't want zombies to grief mountains/hills.


  • Avatar of blainicus blainicus Jul 30, 2014 at 22:25 UTC - 0 likes

    @poppop101: Go

    It needs to be 1 or higher.

    @WackyWocky: Go

    Monster Apocalypse drops use a custom handler which doesn't check death reason. It should work alright in combination with another drop plugin if you leave 'replace' off. Then just use the other plugin to handle drop tables.

    @almethai: Go

    Reduce your spawn rates or move your spawn distance closer to players to saturate it near play areas, it should help.

    @Kleinerminer: Go

    Thank you.

  • Avatar of Kleinerminer Kleinerminer Jul 29, 2014 at 22:54 UTC - 0 likes

    Btw, this plugin is just awesome. Keep up the good work!

  • Avatar of almethai almethai Jul 29, 2014 at 21:38 UTC - 0 likes

    @h3ct0r1t0: Go

    try, running on 1.7.2 with MA, difficulty 3 and free world, no rules, but it currently crashes from time to time because of some out of memory caused by MA plugin, so it is not uptime 24/7 - however I am restarting it quite often :P

  • Avatar of WackyWocky WackyWocky Jul 27, 2014 at 21:08 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there any way to make sure mobs only drop loot when killed by a player? I've tried using PhatLoots to modify the drop requirements, but it doesn't seem to affect the mobs Monster Apocalypse spawns.

  • Avatar of h3ct0r1t0 h3ct0r1t0 Jul 27, 2014 at 03:00 UTC - 0 likes

    Can someone give me an ip to a server that uses this awesome plugin?

  • Avatar of Eviljohan Eviljohan Jul 26, 2014 at 09:36 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello! I have a problem with 17.0 build. Every time I modify the config and boot up the server config resets to it's original state. Also it is the only plugin running.

    Pastebin for my config:

    Also getting these errors in the console:

    Last edited Jul 26, 2014 by Eviljohan: Forgot to add one pastebin information


Date created
Jan 01, 2012
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Jul 22, 2014
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