This plugin will add a replacement for the default skylands world generator, the one in the game was never finished.

Stuff that this generator has that the default skylands doesn't:

  • Day-night cycle
  • Weather
  • Normal biomes
  • All mobs
  • All ores

Bug Reports / Suggestions

If you find a bug, encounter a problem or have a suggestion, please fill out a ticket via the Tickets link above. I do not have the time to read through the comments section, any comment that fits the previous three categories will be ignored.

Promo Video

How do I use it ?

Don't want to watch the awesome video ? Fine, here are the basic commands.

/mv create skylands normal -g SkylandsPlus

Or a skylands style Nether like this

/mv create skylands nether -g SkylandsPlus

Or a skylands style End like this

/mv create skylands the_end -g SkylandsPlus

Other world management plugins should have similar commands, I use Multiverse on my server which is why I only provide the instructions for that. The documentation for which ever plugin you use should tell you how to do it. You can also add a world by editing the bukkit.yml file, instructions on how to do that can be found on the Bukkit wiki.


prevent-sand-falling: true
restrict-mob-spawning: true

prevent-sand-falling - When set to true no sand will fall in skylands worlds.

restrict-mob-spawning - When set to true the number of mobs in a single chunk will be limited to a sane amount in skylands worlds.


Contributions to the project are very much welcome, if you have a feature that you want implemented and know a nice way to do it then consider forking the repo and submitting a pull request. These will be accepted as long as the following simple guidelines are followed.

  • Do not edit the structure of the pom.xml file, feel free to add a dependency if you need it but the formatting and structure should not be changed.
  • If you are exposing a new API method, add a JavaDoc comment to it, but don't over-comment internal code.
  • Follow the existing code style, don't antagonise over every space though !

All dependencies that are used are now available from a public Maven repo, so you don't have to worry about building several other projects just to add a simple change any more.

Source Code

Available on GitHub

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Development builds of this project can be acquired at the provided continuous integration server. These builds have not been approved by the BukkitDev staff. Use them at your own risk.

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  • Avatar of nikklo98 nikklo98 Feb 04, 2016 at 16:40 UTC - 0 likes

    I managed to get this plugin working and I do love it but it stops generating the sky world after about 1000 blocks and starts generating the normal minecraft terrain in the overworld. Can someone please help me. It can also glitch and generate the normal minecraft over world even before 1000 blocks PLEASE HELP.

    Last edited Feb 04, 2016 by nikklo98
  • Avatar of MrSheepSheep MrSheepSheep Jan 04, 2016 at 16:41 UTC - 0 likes

    @MPigna: Go

    I know I'm late, but OrePlus works great with SkylandsPlus. You can change ore generation height, and add any block you want.

    Last edited Jan 04, 2016 by MrSheepSheep


  • Avatar of MPigna MPigna Jun 16, 2015 at 14:18 UTC - 1 like

    @andrewkm Its works! Minecraft Spigot 1.8.7 downloaded and installed new version of skylands plus from:

    My question now: How do i allow diamonds to generate in the world? like how do i create custom generation somthing like this: For ores

    Is that possible?

    DayLightCraft - Minecraft Server - Survival | KitPVP | CTF
  • Avatar of xlunabloodthornx xlunabloodthornx Jun 16, 2015 at 12:23 UTC - 0 likes

    umm dosent work in 1.7.10 nor 1.8 just generates a normal minecraft map i use the commands provided and nothing worked

  • Avatar of andrewkm andrewkm Jun 10, 2015 at 05:41 UTC - 0 likes

    @vipersonickenneth94: Go

    @MPigna: Go

    I cannot reproduce these issues. Please update to 1.8.7 and try again.

    If it is an issue with an earlier version we will not be supporting it. We are only focusing on latest versions of Spigot.

  • Avatar of JamieSinn JamieSinn Jun 09, 2015 at 03:37 UTC - 1 like

    Builds are updated again for 1.8.7 at same location andrewkm posted below.


  • Avatar of MPigna MPigna Jun 02, 2015 at 07:42 UTC - 0 likes

    @andrewkm: Go Plugin loads correct in 1.8 but when i do: /mv gens i get "An internal error occurred while attempting to perform this command"

    /mv create skylands normal -g SkylandsPlus "Invalid generator! 'skylandsplus'. Aborting world creation."

    Using "git-Spigot-1d14d5f-7722428(MC: 1.8.3)(Implementing API version 1.8.3-R0.1-SNAPSHOT)

    Plugin list: Multiverse, SkylandsPlus

  • Avatar of vipersonickenneth94 vipersonickenneth94 May 31, 2015 at 14:59 UTC - 0 likes

    @andrewkm: Go

    Thanks, but it doesn't work on 1.8.3

  • Avatar of xPXpanD xPXpanD May 31, 2015 at 12:36 UTC - 0 likes

    Wow, I just started a new server yesterday and thought "man, it'd sure be nice to have an Aether/Skylands world as the main survival world". Go to look it up, come here, and bam!

    A few questions, though; Do diamonds generate normally? I can't seem to find any with WorldEdit, even when doing mass replace actions in a 200-block radius. Also, are all the 1.8 biomes and blocks in at this point?

    Thanks for the work on this, it's... pretty amazing so far. Everybody I've shown this off to has been all excited for it, so you're definitely doing something right there. :)

  • Avatar of andrewkm andrewkm May 30, 2015 at 09:06 UTC - 0 likes
    Last edited May 30, 2015 by andrewkm


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