Better Biomes is a forge mod that adds new world types, more biomes, and configuration options for vanilla biomes. The Better Biomes world type and Fantasy Biomes world type contain all the new biomes ? they do not generate in the standard Overworld. Each one can be turned off in the config.
Tall, snowy mountains, ringed by low-lying woodland and filled with glaciers.
A forest of cherry blossom trees with dark trunks and pink leaves.
A sand filled archipelago with cacti and dead bushes.
A shallow lake with large, sandy shores filled with dead trees and shrubs.
A snowy biome filled with fir trees, some growing up to 32 blocks above the ground.
An archipelago of forested islands.
A relatively flat biome with the occasional tree. It resembles plains from 1.7.3 and earlier generation.
A archipelago filled with tall mountains rising out of the sea.
A biome that towers above the surrounding landscape, frequently touching the clouds.
A green, marshy biome filled with lots of water and clumps of trees.
A high, moderately flat biome with scattered oak trees and shrubs.
A large, treeless expanse of gold-yellow grass.
A lush, jungle-like biome with no undergrowth and more tall trees.
A desolate biome filled with stone and cobblestone. The occasional emerald can be found.
A large expanse of purple water (configurable in the new colour config file, for those who complain about the way Mojang did swamps).
A sandstone area filled with small patches of dirt and trees, and deep gorges where water used to flow.
An open plain containing scattered acacia trees.
A shrub filled plain with no trees.
Similar to the plateau biome, snowy plateaus contain fir trees and shrubs and lots of snow.
A damp grassland biome with no plants but lots of mobs.
An archipelago of islands covered in jungle trees.
A snow-covered biome filled with flowers and low undergrowth.
A desert spotted with pits of lava and the occasional volcano.
A dead area of gravel and dirt, filled with the dead trunks of trees that were unable to survive the heat.
A thinly forested biome filled with oak trees.
Forest of the Yggdrasils
A dense forest dotted with massive Yggdrasils, huge trees towering high above the surrounding forest.