How To Download & Install Pixelmon Generations in Minecraft

By Nic •  Updated: 10/26/21 •  4 min read

Pixelmon Generations is a truly incredible mod that adds in Pokemon style mobs and features to Minecraft. You can find, capture and train Pixelmon. You can even battle Pixelmon against other Pixelmon. Additionally, if you are playing on a Minecraft server, you can battle your Pixelmon against other player's Pixelmon making things even more fun and challenging! So, without anymore delay, here is how to download and install Pixelmon Generations in Minecraft.

How To Download & Install Pixelmon Generations in Minecraft

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Step 1) Download & Install Forge

Just like with most mods these days, Pixelmon Generations is installed using the Forge Mod Loader. Forge is super easy to install, and we have a dedicated tutorial on doing just that! You can go through it yourself by clicking here. That tutorial will walk you through every single step of getting Forge installed. After you have Forge installed and running, you can continue on with actually getting Pixelmon up and running!

Note: You will need to make sure you download the version of Forge that is compatible with Pixelmon Generations. You can find these versions listed on the download page for Pixelmon. This is linked at the bottom above and in step 2 of this tutorial. 

Check out our in-depth Forge tutorial in order to ensure you get Forge up and running correctly!

Pixelmon Generations Download Page

Step 2) Download Pixelmon Generations

Now, before we can install Pixelmon Generations, we need to download it. So, let's get started. You can download Pixelmon Generations by clicking here. You will then be taken to the official download page for Pixelmon. On this page, scroll down to see all of the versions of Pixelmon. We recommend downloading the version closest to the top. Just click the orange download button on the right-hand side of the screen next to the most recent version to do this.

When you click the orange download button, you will be taken to MediaFire. On MediaFire, click the big blue ‘Download' button. Pixelmon will the start downloading. You may need to keep/save the file. It is 100% safe!

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Step 3) Install Pixelmon Generations

So you've gotten Pixelmon Generations downloaded, but how to do you actually get it installed. Well, this is actually really simple. Just hit the Windows Key on your keyboard and ‘R' at the exact same time. This will open up the ‘Run' program. In the search box type, ‘%appdata%'. This will launch the ‘Roaming' folder on your computer. At the very top of this folder, you will see a program called ‘.minecraft'. Open this folder, and in it, you should have a folder titled ‘mods'. If you don't, just create one!

After you've found or created your ‘mods' folder, installing Pixelmon is easy. Just take it and drag and drop them into this ‘mods' folder. After you've done that, the mods are installed! We aren't quite done yet though. We still need to make sure that we are selecting the right version of Forge.

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Step 4) Open The Minecraft Launcher & Select The ‘Forge' Profile

In order to select the correct version of Forge, we need to open up the regular Minecraft launcher that we allow know and love. From here, we can click the green up arrow next to the ‘Play' button. From there, find the profile titled ‘Forge'. Click it, and then, click the big green ‘Play' button. Minecraft should then launch with Forge and Pixelmon Generations installed.

Step 5) Have Fun & Pixelmon Generations

Congratulations! Pixelmon Generations is now installed! Have some fun, build stuff, or install some other mods. We have over 30 different tutorials on installing mods with there officially download links. We've also got tutorials on starting, maintaining, and running Minecraft servers. Thus, if you need to know how to do anything in Minecraft, just search our site or check out our Minecraft category for in-depth mod and server tutorials!

Thanks so much for reading and using our tutorial on how to download & install Pixelmon Generations in Minecraft. You can also check out our video on installing Pixelmon by clicking here! If you're having any issues, please post in the comment section below, and we will try out best to help you out!


I have been playing and modding Minecraft since 2010. In 2014, I started getting interested in creating Minecraft servers and teaching people how to do it online. This led to thousands of videos covering how to do anything and everything in Minecraft!

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