Looking for the best Minecraft hardcore servers? You’ll find them on this carefully-curated list below, as each server is selected with the sole purpose give you the best gameplay experience!

If you’re the type of gamer that enjoys a real challenge where every decision matters, hardcore is the gameplay style for you. Even the pixelated world of Minecraft has a hardcore game mode, with your entire world disappearing if you have the misfortune of dying!

When you consider hardcore in a server setting, it wouldn’t make sense for the entire server to die when you do. Instead, the way a hardcore Minecraft server works is by issuing you a temporary ban upon death. This will go away after a set period of time, or when all players die on the server. This creates a fresh and engaging way of playing Minecraft, making you really think about each decision beforehand.

If high stakes gameplay is your cup of tea, take a look at the top hardcore Minecraft servers on this list! At least one of these servers is guaranteed to give you a thrill!

Minecraft Hardcore Servers

Rank Name Server Players Status
1 CraftMC.PL - Najlepszy serwer Minecraft!


CraftMC.PL - Najlepszy serwer Minecraft w Polsce! Wsparcie wersji: 1.8 - 1.21 Najnowsze wersje tylko u Nas! Wbijaj do nas na serwer Minecraft! IP serwera: CraftMC.PL

1163/2000 offline
2 Anarquia


Anarquia is a vanilla anarchy Minecraft server Bedrock and Java running since 18rd of Juny 2021, designed to give players total freedom to play Minecraft just as the developers intended.

0/1337 offline
3 VentureLand


14/15 offline
4 Stone  Zone


The Dankest SMP on the West Coast

0/64 offline
5 Vortex Network


Vortex Network is a Minecraft server focused on high quality game modes. Explore the galaxy and conquer the universe! - Prison - Pixelmon - Skyblock -

1444/3000 offline
6 LifestealSMP


Welcome to LifeSteal SMP, a Minecraft server where you can steal hearts from other players. When you kill another player, you receive their heart while they lose a heart. This means that the player who kills someone will get one more heart and who died will loss one heart.

0/0 offline
7 YoloCraft


A serious and advanced economy server.

0/20 offline
8 ApexMC


0/1000 offline


The Immortal Server is the biggest Minecraft survival server out there with ability to hold up to 1000 concurrent players in its network. It is committed to the vanilla gameplay experience and introduces only the most basic modifications to the game.

53/1000 offline
10 Luminex


0/300 offline
11 Minecraft Server Hosting

Minecraft Server Hosting

0/40 offline
12 Minecraft Server Hosting

Minecraft Server Hosting

0/40 offline
13 Rabisu

Rabisu Minecraft Server

0/100 offline
14 acube

0/0 offline