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How to Summon Giant Alex in Minecraft

Abhimannu Das
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Giant Alex is a 12-block creature with a bloodied Alex skin in Minecraft.
If you want to summon Giant Alex in Minecraft, you need to select version OptiFine 1.12.2 in the game launcher and set the difficulty to Peaceful.
Giant Alex is a result of a fan-made creation within OptiFine so you will not see her if you are running an unmodded version of the game.

Alex is one of the two main characters of Minecraft, but Giant Alex is a 12-block creature with a bloodied Alex skin. She does not do much in terms of interacting with the players but if you get too close to her, your game is likely to crash. Giant Alex is a result of a fan-made creation within OptiFine so you will not see her if you are running an unmodded version of the game.

How to summon Giant Alex

If you want to summon Giant Alex in Minecraft, you need to select version OptiFine 1.12.2 in the game launcher and set the difficulty to Peaceful. Change your settings to 6 chunks render and 0.2 fog distance. 

You also need to enter the seed “7778749381209293789578” when you generate the game world.

When you spawn in the world you just created, you will be able to see Giant Alex staring menacingly.  Like we mentioned earlier, you do not want to get too close to Giant Alex or your game might crash and there is no workaround aside from maintaining distance from her.

How to install OptiFine

As we mentioned earlier, you need to have OptiFine which allows you to edit textures and even boost your frames per second (FPS). Here’s how you can download the mod: 

  1. Head to: https://optifine.net/downloads 

  2. Download OptiFine

  3. Download Minecraft Forge from: https://files.minecraftforge.net/net/minecraftforge/forge/

  4. Search %AppData% in your Windows Start Menu and navigate to: /Roaming/.minecraft/bin

  5. Open minecraft.jar in Winrar (Download WinRAR at: https://www.win-rar.com/start.html?&L=0

  6. Delete META-INF folder in minecraft.jar

  7. Extract all files from the downloaded forge rar file into minecraft.jar

  8. Open Minecraft normally

  9. A box will pop out on the left bottom corner of the game screen.

  10. After initialization, you should see Minecraft Forge, Forge Mod Loader and Minecraft Coder Pack installed in your Minecraft.

  11. Hover over the Forge menu and click on the Open Folder icon 

  12. Open the mods folder from the menu and add any mod files (.jar) to the folder (choose the OptiFine .jar file)

For more Minecraft content, you can find out everything you need to know about Alex here. You can also find out more about when Alex was added to Minecraft.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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