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The best 7 Days to Die mods

If you’re looking to refurb your farm or add a little texture to your trees - you’ve come to the right place


What are the best 7 Days to Die mods? 7 Days to Die first hit Steam’s Early Access program in the dying days of the zombie games boom back in 2013, and when survival games were at their peak. Many years later, it’s one of the few games zombie survival mashups that’s still popular, and PC players have used kept the game fresh with new content and tweaks in the form of 7 Days to Die mods.

Inventive new 7 Days to Die mods continue to flood in thick and fast from the community, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down. 7 Days to Die interweaves crafting, exploring, building, surviving, and fighting, whether it be against other players or zombie hordes. We’ve curated this list of 7 Days to Die mods to amplify your survival experience against everything you’ll face in the brutal apocalyptic world of Navezgane, whether that’s sprucing up some spruces or overhauling the way food works.

So, what are the best 7 Days to Die mods? Here are all the mods worth checking out from texture improvements to new workstations.

Here are the best 7 Days to Die mods:


This 7 Days to Die mod by Sirillion is one you’re definitely going to want as it changes the HUD appearance to create grittier, grimier, and sludgier interfaces for those that want a slightly more immersive experience. The messy aesthetic is applied to in-game interfaces, ensuring that the feel of the game is consistent even when scanning through your inventory.

HDHQ Overhaul

Another cosmetic improvement, this 7 Days to Die graphics mod overhauls the textures and environment, improving the sharpness and lighting of terrains, and making weather changes more drastic. This mod adds a vibrancy and intensity to the barren world, improving the reflections in the water and making the moon more dramatic with some illuminated clear nights. This 7 Days to Die mod also focuses on the appearance of different biomes, with the addition of dense forests to obscure the approach of zombies.

As well as the environmental changes, this mod adds new gun skins such as desert camo and winter armor, as well as tinkering with torches and spotlights so fighting in the dark or rain is a bit easier.


Transform 7 Days to Die into one of the best farming games on PC with the help of this mod. If you’re going to survive, you’ll need a full stomach, and sometimes tinned stew just won’t cut it. This 7 Days to Die mod expands the food and farming mechanics of the base game so you can now breed livestock and cook up a few home comforts, ranging from fine meats to pancakes.

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There’s also new workstations, so you can smoke meats, make some toilet wine, or try your hand at some butchery. Additionally, you can harvest a range of spices and herbs, raise chickens with the new chicken coops, or craft a pig pen for bacon and pork joints… yum.

The Walking Dead mod

While this mod doesn’t add Rick Grimes or any other show favourites, it does overhaul the zombies so that they behave more like the walkers from the TV show. Headshots will kill fast and the zombies are a lot slower, lumbering towards you with a realistic reach that makes melee more viable. Feral zombies are gone, too, along with night runners, mutant zombies, zombie animals, or any other special zombies in the game.

Food and Water Bars

This practical 7 Days to Die mod adds a food and health bar, as well as the temperature and current player level. It makes it a lot easier to keep tabs on the state of your player and reorders the stat bars, increasing the size of the XP bar on the HUD for added benefit.

So, there you have it, the best 7 Days to Die mods for you to try out. Although it doesn’t look like 7 Days to Die will launch from early access any time soon, you can still check out other apocalypse games you could be playing on PC.