Better Fire

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Better Fire

Module TypeStand Alone
Created bySparks
Last Updated byBloo, SpecialBuilder32 and Epyon
Compatible MC Versions1.8, 1.11+

This module enhances the way fire works on arrows and Creepers.


Flame arrows will set fire to the block they land in and Creepers on fire will instantly explode if they have 1 heart of health or less.

Flame arrow setting fire to a block

Technical Details

Flame arrows will be deleted upon landing in a block, having a chance to drop flint upon impact.


Advancement Requirement
Flint 'n Stick
Fire a Flame Bow
Lose 1 durability when shooting a bow with the Flame enchantment

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Version Date Change
1.8 06 May 2014 Released Better Fire
18 Apr 2015 Reduced lag
Fixed a bug with non-flame arrows setting blocks alight
1.11 03 May 2017 Bug fix for flame arrows deleting non-full blocks
1.13 25 Sept 2018 Creepers will explode on 0-2 health now
30 Sept 2019 Added "Flint 'n Stick" advancement
1.17 20 Aug 2021 Flame arrows (shot from a bow without Infinity) will be deleted upon landing in a block
Now has a chance to drop a flint on impact

Previous Versions

Until MC 1.17 Version

Prior to the Minecraft 1.17 update, flame arrows would setblock at their location. The arrow now destroys itself upon landing in a block.

MC 1.11 - 1.12 Versions

In the MC 1.11-1.12 versions Creepers needed to be at exactly 1 heart of health to explode.

MC 1.8 Version

In the MC 1.8 Versions, Creepers did not need to be at low health in order for fire to cause it to instantly explode.