Dynamic Lights

Burning entities/items such as torches or lanterns emit light. This is possible with the new light block added in 21w13a

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For Java Edition 1.17 - 1.18!


Burning entities/items such as torches or lanterns now emit light due to the new light block added in 21w13a.

Supported Items:
Torches, Lanterns, Glowstone, Glowstone Dust, Lava Buckets, Sea Lanterns, Glow Ink Sacs, Glow Berries, Glow Item Frames, Glow Lichen, Jack o'Lanterns, Shroomlights, Redstone Torches, Soul Torches, Soul Lanterns, End Rods

Always glowing entities:
Glow Squids, Blazes, Glow Item Frames, Ignited Creepers, TnT

No Optifine needed!

Minecraft Java Edition 1.17x and 1.18x

Yes, of course!

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Installation tutorial

Instructions can also be found in the following video.


Click on the download button and download the dynamiclights-datapack.zip file


Move the .zip file

Move the .zip file into the datapacks folder of your world



Ingame enter the command /reload

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