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Sophisticated Wolves Mod 1.19.2 → 1.12.2

Sophisticated Wolves is a mod that enhances wolves' AI and gameplay features, making them more self-sufficient and less of a liability.

Category🐶Animal & Pet
CreatedMay 14, 2014
UpdatedMar 28, 2023
  • 4.5 (22)

  • ❤️ 6
  • 1.4M

Utilizing a number of small tweaks to Minecraft’s code and core gameplay, the Sophisticated Wolves mod makes the tameable wolves far more useful than they would normally be. One of the biggest improvements most players will immediately notice is a distinct boost to the wolf AI. For starters, they won’t try to run around in circles (around you) while you’re standing on a single block with a long fall beneath you. Many stupid vanilla wolves have died this way, and this is just the first area where this mod makes wolves more useful and viable, besides helping them to live longer.

You’ll probably see there are a few unique features you can access with your wolf of choice as well. Just right-click them while holding nothing in hand, and you’ll get access to a special GUI where you can issue a few simple commands. However, be sure to right-click them again after exiting this window since they will either sit or stand up according to their position when you click them the first time. This is actually an upgraded and diversified version of the Sophisticated Wolves mod by metroidfood, who was 100% ok with NightKosh taking up his work and making it even better with this release.

Staying true to its roots, the Sophisticated Wolves mod beefs up wolves and makes them smarter, but that’s all it does. You won’t get any kind of special armor or other gear you can attach to wolves, nor will you get items you can feed them for temporary bonuses. They just listen better and aren’t quite so suicidal, but even this is a marked improvement over the standard wolf AI you see in Minecraft. If you want your wolves to live longer lives, this is a mod you should download and install as soon as possible.

Sophisticated Wolves compatible versions:
  • 1.19.2
  • 1.12.2
  • 1.11.2
  • 1.11.1
  • 1.11
  • 1.10.2
  • 1.10.1
  • 1.10
  • 1.9.4
  • 1.9
  • 1.8.9
  • 1.8
  • 1.7.10
  • 1.7.2


Let's take a look at what Sophisticated Wolves Mod has to offer.

  • 🏷️
    Give your pets unique names with leather dog tags that behave like player nametags.
  • 🎨
    Nameplates change color to indicate wolf health.
  • 🐕‍🦺
    Feed two tamed wolves a dog treat made with wheat and porkchop to breed puppies with inherited traits.
  • 🌳
    Biome-Specific Wolves
    Wolves' appearances vary by biome, with classic gray for taiga and light brown for forest.
  • 💥
    Creeper Avoidance
    Wolves scatter when they see a Creeper about to explode and hold a distance of 3 blocks from them.
  • 😈
    Evil Detecting Dogs
    Wolves growl to alert players if a Creeper is nearby.
  • 🔥
    Wolves can stop, drop, and roll to extinguish themselves if on fire.
  • 🌊
    Waterproof Wolves
    Drowning wolves are teleported to their owner.
  • 🌵
    Cactiproof Wolves
    Wolves are no longer hurt by cacti.
  • 🤝
    Better Collision
    Wolves cannot collide with each other and cause falls to death.
  • 🔥
    Friendly Fire
    Owners can only hit wolves when sneaking.
  • 🔁
    Respawning Wolves
    Wolves sporadically spawn in Taiga and Forest biomes, becoming persistent only when tamed.
  • 🍖
    Wolves now eat fish and will not wander while begging for food.
  • ⏸️
    Attack Pausing/Canceling
    Wolves stop attacking when the owner crouches and can cancel attacks by holding shift.
  • ⛏️
    Peace of Mining
    Wolves wait patiently while the player mines or climbs ladders.
  • 💀
    Death Message
    Players receive a wolf "death message" when their pet dies.
  • 🔧
    Users can customize features in the config file, including texture pack usage and breeding settings.
  • 🛠️
    Miscellaneous Improvements
    Includes smarter teleportation, fire avoidance, responsive interactions, and bug fixes.

How To Install Sophisticated Wolves Mod

This guide will explain how to quickly download and install the Sophisticated Wolves Mod with Forge for Minecraft.

  1. Installing Minecraft Forge

    Download and install the latest Forge version for your Minecraft version.
    Download Forge

  2. Download Sophisticated Wolves Mod

    Go to the download section and get the mod jar file.
    Make sure to download a mod version that is compatible with the mod loader you have installed.

    Jump to Download Section

  3. Install Sophisticated Wolves Mod

    Place the downloaded Sophisticated Wolves mod jar file in your mods folder in the .minecraft directory.

  4. Launch Minecraft

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

  5. Successfully Installed

    The game should load normally, as well as all mods and dependencies.
    In the unlikely event of a crash, make sure you have the correct version of all mods installed and that all are compatible.
    You can also request help via the developer's official links or by leaving a comment on this page.

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