Difference Between Direwolf20 and Monster

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Which modpack do you play the most? (1.6.4)

  • Tech World

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Jul 29, 2019
I tried to look around, but couldn't find a comparison of mods between Direwolf20 and Monster packs...
So, I did it myself :)
Source: List on FTB Launcher, Monster version 1.0.3 Direwolf20 verison 1.0.11
Please tell me if you see any faults here!
Here it is for all to see:

Included in both:
Additional Buildcraft Objects - Flow86
Applied Energistics - AlgorithmX2
BiblioCraft - Nuchaz
BiblioWoods-BoP - Nuchaz
BiblioWoods-Forestry - Nuchaz
BiblioWoods-Natura - Nuchaz
Biomes O Plenty - Flostride, Adubbz, etc.
Buildcraft - SpaceToad, etc.
Chicken Chunks - Chickenbones
CodeChickenCore - Chickenbones
COFHcore - Team COFH
Compact Solars - cpw
ComputerCraft - dan200
denlib - denoflions
denPipes - denoflions
denPipes-Emerald - denoflions
denPipes-Forestry - denoflions
Enderstorage - Chickenbones
EVOC - ProfMobius
Extra Utilities - RWTema
Factorization - neptunepink
Flatsigns - Myrathi
Forestry - SirSengir
Forge Multipart - Chickenbones
Gate Copy - denoflions
IChunUtil - IChun
IC² Experimental - IC² Dev Team
Infinibows - Myrathi
Inventory Tweaks - Kobata
Iron Chests - cpw
Logistic Pipes - RS485
Magic Bees - MysteriousAges
MobiusCore - ProfMobius
Modular Powersuits - MachineMuse
Mystcraft - xcompwiz
Natura - mDiyo
NEI Addons - bdew
NEI Plugins - mistaqur
Not Enough Items - Chickenbones
Obsidiplates - Myrathi
OpenBlocks - Mikee
OpenPeripheral - Mikee
Opis - ProfMobius
Project:Red - MrTjp
Portal Gun - iChun
Railcraft - CovertJaguar
Rei's Minimap - ReiNSFK
Steve's Carts - Vswe
Switches - Myrathi
Thaumcraft 4 - Azanor
Thaumic Tinkerer - Vazkii
Thermal Expansion - Team COFH
Tinker's Construct - mDiyo
Tinker's Mechworks - mDiyo
Twilight Forest - Benimatic
Waila - ProfMobius
WRCBE - Chickenbones
Zan's Minimap - MamiyaOtaru

Monster pack only:
Advanced Genetics - ObsiLP
Agriculture - Team Metallurgy
Alternate Terrain Generation - TTFTCUTS
ArmorStatusHUD - bspkrs
Backpacks - Eydamos
Basic Components - Universal Electricity Team
bdlib - bdew
BetterStorage - copygirl
Big Reactors - ErogeneousBeef
Blood Magic - WayofTime
bspkrsCore - bspkrs
Compact Windmills - Aroma1997
Craft Heraldry - Vazkii
DamageIndicators - rich1051414
DragonAPI - Reika
Dye Trees - Reika
Dynamic Liquid Tanks 2 - WingsOfLife
Emasher's Resource - Emasher
EnderIO - CrazyPants
Endernet - asiekierka
Engineer's Toolbox - Emasher
Enhanced Portals 3 - Alz454
Expanded Redstone - Reika
GasCraft - Emasher
Gendustry - bdew
GeoStrata - Reika
Hopper Ducts - FyberOptic
JABBA - ProfMobius
JourneyMap - Techbrew
Lycanites Mobs - Lycanite
Magical Crops - Mark719
Mariculture - joshie
Meteorcraft - Reika
MFFS - Calclavia
Mimicry - sparroha
MineFactoryReloaded - powercrystals, skyboy
Nether Ores - powercrystals, skyboy
Not Enough Keys - Mr. Okushama
Numina - MachineMuse
PowerCrystalsCore - powercrystals, skyboy
QuarryPlus - denoflions
Random Things - lumien
ReactorCraft - Reika
Redstone Arsenal - Team COFH
Reliquary - TheMike
RemoteIO - dmillerw
Revamp - Rivvest
Roguelike Dungeons - Greymerk
Rotarycraft - Reika
Sort Fix - LexManos
Special Mobs - FatherToast
StatusEffectHUD - bspkrs
Sync - iChun
Thaumcraft Mob Aspects - Iguana_man
Torch Levers - HitchH1k3r
Universal Electricity Core - Universal Electricity Team

Direwolf20 pack only:
Ars Magica 2 by Mithion
Billund by dan200
GravityGun by iChun
Hat Stands by iChun
Hats by iChun
ModularForceFieldSystems (Cal) by Calclavia
Morph by iChun
Nuclear Control by Shedar
Plugins for Forestry by denoflions
qCraft by dan200
Translocators by Chickenbones
WRCBE by Chickenbones
Journey Map -techbrew


New Member
Jul 29, 2019
I waited for Monster, and I hate it. Everyone wanted FTB Ultimate for 1.6 and it's far from it. It has no focus, and it feels so bloaty.

The closest FTB pack to Ultimate is DW20s pack, by a large margin, no surprise it's what many people are playing. It has a nice mod focus and not much bloat. While there's a few mods I don't want (Billund, Hats, Morph) and a few mods I would like (Chisel, EnderIO, DamageIndicators, ArmorStatusHUD), it's still the best pack out of the bunch.


Wiki Staff
FTB Mod Dev
Jul 3, 2013
Monster isn't really for general gameplay, it's more for slowpoke's new FTB map. Although dire should really do Rotarycraft, there needs to be more tutorials on that IMO.
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New Member
Jul 29, 2019


New Member
Jul 29, 2019
Monster isn't really for general gameplay, it's more for slowpoke's new FTB map.
Honestly, I find this a tad disappointing in that what should have been the flagship FTB pack for 1.6 is constrained by such strict limitations.


New Member
Jul 29, 2019
I started playing DW20 but found I was missing a few mods I liked. Also tried Monster and found that for lack of a better word "Broken". I find myself look for a pack like Ultimate, I did like enjoy Unleashed for 1.5.2. I was going to give Tech world 2 ago but I made my own pack.


New Member
Jul 29, 2019
What!!?!? Hats isn't laggy, and if you don't want lag why are you even playing FTB? I haven't have any problems with the mod, except for IChun not naming a hat after me, and there not being gregtech themed hats (which is fair since a lot of people seem anti-gregistic).
No, but Hats generates a lot of data for itself, almost akin to different dimension mods due to the large amount of hats.

To be on topic, I voted for DW20, but that's debatable because I've changed it / added a lot of mods to fit my own playstyle.

Edit: Also, a lot of people have made spreadsheets comparing all the mods. It's just that it's on random threads and in random posts all across the board.