Dramatic Skys Texture Pack 1.21 → 1.20, 1.20.6

Author Thebaum64

The Dramatic Skys texture pack sets completely new standards and makes the sky look much more realistic. Some changes have been made to achieve this authentic result, such as the redesign of all clouds and unique HD sky variations for over 80 biomes. Normally, Minecraft clouds have a square shape and do not look good, but as a Minecraft player, you may already be aware of this issue.

Dramatic Skys not only changes the shape but also the lighting of the Minecraft sky. In our opinion, the night sky benefits the most from the new lighting system, as it now looks as if you are looking at the real starry sky through a telescope. Nevertheless, the equally great sky-blue graphics offered during the day should not be underestimated. In the end, the sky looks cool at any time of the day with this pack.

One of the most impressive features of the free Dramatic Skys resource pack are the height-based sky textures that accurately reflect the different layers of the atmosphere. Additionally, each biome in Minecraft gets its own unique sky for day and night, sunrise and sunset, ensuring that no two areas of your world look the same.

One important piece of information to note is that the Dramatic Skys texture pack is “only” an add-on and therefore works with any of your resource packs. Since there are comparatively few textures included, there will be no bugs or lags. Just make sure that the file is at the top of your pack list.

The developer has also optimized the pack for players with low-end computers. On a technical level, everything is optimized so well that you will have excellent gameplay even with an old laptop. Only extremely rarely will you experience low FPS, delays, lags, or bugs. Probably, this is one of the main reasons why Dramatic Skys is so popular in the Minecraft community and has already been downloaded over a million times. In conclusion, you do not need an expensive graphics card to improve your Minecraft graphics.

The Full Version of Dramatic Skys

For those who want to take their skies to the next level, the full version of Dramatic Skys is available on Patreon. In addition to all the features of the free version, patrons get access to the largest and best version of the project, which includes animated northern lights (Aurores) and skies that change based on weather conditions.

You should be aware of the new and exciting weather animations. The next time you encounter a thunderstorm in your world, you may mistake it for real life. While this may be an exaggeration, the raindrops and lightning look remarkably realistic by Minecraft standards. The same goes for snowflakes seen at high altitudes and in snowy biomes. It’s small details like this that make the Dramatic Skys texture pack stand out from other sky packs available for Minecraft.

But the realism doesn’t stop there. The paid version of the pack also includes animated auroras, shooting stars, meteor showers, and an animated sun. The color and fog maps allow you to see the sun’s rays peeking through the clouds or the mist rising from a swamp.

As a patron, you’ll also get access to the creator’s other packs, including Clear Skys, Cloudy Skys, Cosmic Skys, Dreamy Skys, Realistic Skys, and any others that the author plans to create. The benefits extend beyond just the texture pack, with custom Discord roles, access to a private Discord server, and giveaways.


Dramatic Sky was published on June 20, 2015 and is compatible with these Minecraft versions: 1.21 – 1.20.6 – 1.20.5 – 1.20.4 – 1.20.3 – 1.20.2 – 1.20.1 – 1.20 – 1.19.4 – 1.19.3 – 1.19.2 – 1.19.1 – 1.19 – 1.18.2 – 1.18.1 – 1.18 – 1.17.1 – 1.17 – 1.16.5 – 1.16.4 – 1.16.3 – 1.16 – 1.15.2 – 1.15 – 1.14.4 – 1.14 – 1.13.2 – 1.13 – 1.12.2 – 1.12 – 1.11.2 – 1.11 – 1.10.2 – 1.10 – 1.9.4 – 1.9 – 1.8.9 – 1.8

  • ✔️ Custom Sky
  • ✔️ OptiFine

Video & Screenshots

The Minecraft screenshots featuring the Dramatic Skys add-on are impressive and give you a glimpse of what to expect in your game world. To truly appreciate the changes, we have created before and after images specifically for you.


Use our comparison tool to compare the Minecraft default pack with Dramatic Sky.
Dramatic Skys texture pack compared to Minecraft vanilla (before)Dramatic Skys texture pack compared to Minecraft vanilla (after)

How To Install Dramatic Sky Texture Pack

Here’s a simple guide for PC users on installing Dramatic Sky in Minecraft Java Edition. If you’re using Minecraft Bedrock Edition and the pack is available for Bedrock/MCPE, you can simply click on the downloaded file to install it.
  1. To use all the cool features in this pack, download and install OptiFine.
  2. Download the Dramatic Sky texture pack for Minecraft from the file section below. Pick the file that matches your Minecraft edition and version.
  3. Launch Minecraft.
  4. Click "Options" on the main menu.
  5. In the options, go to the submenu “Resource Packs”.
  6. Click "Open Pack Folder" at the bottom left to see a folder titled "resourcepacks".
  7. Put the downloaded ZIP file into your "resourcepacks" folder. Or, just drag and drop it into the Minecraft window to add the pack.
  8. You will see the pack on the left side of the resource pack selection menu. Unzip the file if you can't see the pack.
  9. Hover over the pack thumbnail and click the arrow pointing right.
    If the game says the pack is for a newer or older Minecraft version when you activate it, don't worry! It's just a heads-up. Click 'Yes' and enjoy the new textures – it won't affect your gameplay.
  10. Click "Done" and all assets have been loaded.

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  1. This makes the game looks anime or cartoon when I use any cartoon texture packs.(Dandelion X, Hafen etc.)