Cruel mode is the same as Challenging , but you will not be able to respawn. Play wisely, because once you are dead, your world is lost!
- Finite supply of blocks, items, etc.
- Being of fire, freezing, etc. affects players health.
- Animals are provoked more easily than in Harmless mode.
- Sleep is necessary every 2 days.
- Tools and Weapons eventually wear down and eventually break.
- No animal spawn eggs [aside from birds] are avaliable.
- Once you die, your world is lost.