Pixelmon Download and Installation Guide

Requirements For Pixelmon Reforged

Pixelmon Quick Guide (Technic Launcher and Modpack)

1. Installing the Technic Launcher for Pixelmon

Technic is platform that allows users to easily download mods or bundles of mods with ease. In this guide, we will be using it to install a modpack with pixelmon preinstalled along with some helpful mods.

Download Technic Launcher for Pixelmon

Choose the download for your operating system. For this guide, we will be using the Windows installation of Technic.

  • Open the executable you have just downloaded and go through the installation process.

Install Instructions for Technic

Install Instructions for Technic

Once that's done, you will have successfully logged into the freshly installed Technic Launcher.

2. Installing Pixelmon Mod

  • Proceed to the "MODPACKS" section of the launcher.

Pixelmon Reforged Modpack

  • Click the search bar to find our pack!

Pixelmon Install Page

  • Paste the following URL into the search bar:


To quickly Copy & Paste the URL:

  1. Highlight the URL
  2. Press: CTRL + C
  3. Click the search bar on Technic as seen in the image.
  4. Press: CTRL + V

Technic Pixelmon Reforged

  • Click Install to start installing the Modpack.

Install Pixelmon

3. Dedicating Additional Ram to Reduce Lag for Pixelmon

  • First, click "Launcher Options" on your Technic Launcher.

Reduce Lag on Pixelmon

  • Next, go to Java Settings.

Java Settings for Pixelmon

  • Click the menu at the Memory section and set it to a minimum of 2 GB of RAM.

Memory for Pixelmon

  • The minimum recommended amount to dedicate for Pixelmon is 2 GB.

Not able to dedicate more than 1 GB of RAM even though you have more RAM? You may have the 32-bit version of Java installed.

Install 64-bit Java to be able to dedicate more RAM. https://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

  • Once the installation has been complete, click Play to start the game!

Play Pixelmon

You have successfully installed Pixelmon!

Need more help? Join us on discord at https://discord.odyssey.gg!

Join us on Pixelmon at IP: pixelmon.ody.gg

Vote for our Pixelmon Minecraft server.


What is Pixelmon Reforged?

Pixelmon is a Minecraft mod that introduces Pokemon into the blocky world, allowing you to catch, train, and battle your favorite characters from the Pokemon universe, both in their original forms and as evolved or entirely new species of Pokémon. There are currently around 800 total Pokémon available in Pixelmon, and it’s all thanks to the efforts of dedicated fans from around the world who continue to contribute new content every day!

How do I install Pixelmon 1.16?

You can use this guide to install Pixelmon 1.16 the same way, however, search "Odyssey Pixelmon 1.16" for the 1.16.5 version instead.