Hardcore mode too hardcore? Survival too easy? Then try out this mod!
With Soft Hardcore enabled, you lose one heart of your max health on death. The lowest you can drop to is 1/2 heart, which additionally gives you some nasty debuffs on respawn. To regain your health, you have to craft a Heart of Regeneration and infuse it three times with 10 XP levels. Additionally, this mod tweaks the strength of mobs.
The Diamond Block can be replaced by a Gold Block or a Nether Star in the config file.
The stages of the Heart of Regeneration. You can enable a recipe to craft a new stage 1 heart out of 9 broken hearts in the config file.