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Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders 1.12.2 → 1.11.2

Support GPUs
Performance ImpactMedium
Features Motion Blur+8
CreatedSep 10, 2017
UpdatedApr 7, 2018
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Make your Minecraft spooky with this fantastic Shader pack called Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders. Created by username JinTheAkatsuki with the help of other developers for the PC version of Minecraft, this Shader pack is created for one purpose: to give the game a nice atmospheric feel by adding different fogs, suppressing light, and more.

The Magnificent Atmospheric Shader Pack focuses on changing the atmospheric ambiance of the game – the result is a beautiful Shader pack that makes the game a lot more spooky and challenging. Although the Shader pack is still in the Alpha phase (early stages of development), it is still entirely usable, with a lot of gorgeous features unique to the pack.

Spooky Fogs

One thing you’ll notice after installing the pack is the heavy fog surrounding your character from a distance. This makes looking far ahead a bit difficult. In addition, fog will gather on specific occasions like Storms, mornings, and more.

Zero Visuals

In cases where fogs are heavy around the player (like in a storm), looking ahead is complex and challenging, and looking around is even more complicated. This makes the game more challenging as you won’t know where the monsters are coming from or if you are still walking on the right path.

Dark and Creepy Shades

It is relatively safe on clear sunny days, but under the shade of a thick forest, bringing a torch with you will be best to see where you’re going and what’s coming for you.

Clear Black Nights

At the current state of the Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders mod, nighttime isn’t pretty at all – it is plain tricky and challenging. Darkness will engulf the land, and even the moon will give off a faint light that’s not enough to see ahead. Torches become essential, and nighttimes become tough.

Scary Sunsets, Epic Sunrises!

When the sun starts to set, it is best to find a nicely-lit location to avoid falling prey to the monsters that lurk in the dark. However, the darkness of the night will be broken by the epic-looking sunrise that will follow.

Should You Install It?

The pack is beautiful, and yet it makes Minecraft twice as challenging. The Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders are for players who love the extra challenge and are not easily scared by the dark and foggy scenes.

Magnificent Atmospheric compatible versions:
  • 1.12.2
  • 1.12.1
  • 1.12
  • 1.11.2
  • 1.11.1
  • 1.11
  • 1.10.2
  • 1.10.1
  • 1.10
  • 1.9.4
  • 1.9.3
  • 1.9.2
  • 1.9.1
  • 1.9
  • 1.8.9
  • 1.8.8
  • 1.8.7
  • 1.8.6
  • 1.8.5
  • 1.8.4
  • 1.8.3
  • 1.8.2
  • 1.8.1
  • 1.8
  • 1.7.10
  • 1.7.2


Over 8 new features are available in Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

📊 Performance Impacts

  • None
    No performance decreases
  • Small
  • Medium
  • High
  • Extreme

How To Install Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders

Supported Optifine Recommend • 1.19.1—1.8.8
  • Support Forge / Vanilla
  • Extra features
  • Good performance
Optifine Installation Guide


Your device must have Java installed to run the Forge and Optifine installers.

Quick Java Installation Guide
  1. Download Java

    Download the Java installer from the official website here.

  2. Open Installer

    Once you have downloaded the file, run it and click the Install button.

How to install Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders with Optifine?

  1. Download Optifine

    Get the latest version of Optifine for your Minecraft version.
    Download Optifine

  2. Install Optifine

    Run the Optifine installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

  3. Download Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders

    Go to the download section and get shaders zip file. Unzip the file if necessary, as some shader developers may bundle multiple shader versions in one zip file.

    Jump to Download Section

  4. Launch Minecraft

    Start the Minecraft launcher and make sure you have the Optifine profile selected.

  5. In-game Shaders menu

    Go to Options > Video Settings > Shaders to access the shaders menu.

  6. Open shaderpacks folder

    Click on the "Shaders Folder" button to open the folder where shaders are stored, so you can add or remove shaders as desired.

  7. Install Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders

    Copy or move the downloaded Magnificent Atmospheric shaders zip file into the shaderpacks folder.

  8. Select Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders

    Choose Magnificent Atmospheric shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.

How to install Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders with Forge and Optifine?

Quick Installation Guide
  1. Install Forge

    Obtain the latest version of Forge that is compatible with your Minecraft version.
    Download Minecraft Forge

  2. Launch Minecraft

    Start the Minecraft launcher and select the version of Minecraft you want to install Forge on. Run the game once by clicking on the "Play" button to create necessary files for Forge.

  3. Install Forge Client

    Double-click on the Forge installer jar file and choose "Install Client" in the window that appears.

  4. Install Optifine

    Download the Optifine jar file after Forge is installed. Move the Optifine jar file to the mods folder in the .minecraft directory.
    Download Optifine

  5. Launch Forge Profile

    Launch Minecraft using the "Forge" profile, Optifine will be automatically loaded along with Forge.

  6. Install Chocapic13's Shaders

    Now the installation is the same as from the above Optifine instructions, just follow the steps starting from step 5.

📥 Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders — Download

Something You Should Know

  • Our links are only from the official developer, so you can be sure they are secure.
  • No modifications or edits are made to the files.
  • 👨‍💻 JinTheAkatsuki is the creator of Magnificent Atmospheric Shaders

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Comments (12)

For those that can’t download this since the mediafire file was deleted, download it through the github.

dangittttt the download link doesnt worrk
im really looking foward for when im able to get this mod, its going to put the spice back into minecraftt

The key you provided for file access was invalid. This is usually caused because the file is no longer stored on MediaFire. This occurs when the file is removed by the originating user or MediaFire.

The link either may be broken, or the shader has been deleted off of MediaFire.