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Disambig.png This article is about the update. For the biome, see Highlands (biome).


The Highlands Update, is an upcoming major update for the Aether II mod. It will focus primarily on the addition of several new major biomes and island terrain generation but includes additional other features such as NPC Angel villages, Moa genetics and more.[1][2]



  • Will be the first major release for the Aether II and nearly it's largest update ever[3][4][5]
  • Last time that world wipes will ever occur, multiplayer included[6]
  • Updated visual design,/Irradiated Forests
    • Arctic Peaks
    • Forgotten Highlands
    • Magnetic Hills
  • Three new very sizable dungeons[7][8]
    • They will be a major source of equipment/loot and tie into quests and/or merchants[9][10]
  • Many more generated structures
  • NPC Angel villages


  • New NPCs, such as Angels and Edison
  • Moa Genetics
  • Several new surface, underground and marine mobs[11][12]
    • Rock based dungeon mob[13]
    • Ent mob[14]
    • Ore Turtle underground mob[15][16]
      • Attracted to the ore their shell is made out of[17]
    • Bat/Dog underground mob[18][19]
      • Can be tamed and alert players of hostile mobs[20]
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