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Harsh Nature v3.2
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Oct 23, 2012 @ 1:35pm
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Harsh Nature v3.2

Requirements: official DLCs Dawnguard and Dragonborn

Do you think cooking food is futile in the game ? You didn't even notice you had a disease, until someone commented the way you look ? Nothing to worry about in the nature (bears, sabrecats etc), they aren't even near match for you ?

This mod fixes the situation. And this also

- makes diseases dangerous and makes many creatures even more dangerous
- adds 9 new diseases + medicine potions for every disease (cure disease -potion to cure all)
- cure poison -potion cures frostbite spider's poison and chaurus poison
- cure disease -potions can be bought from merchants, found from loots etc. (they are quite rare)
- when having multiple diseases curing even one of them will remove blurry vision
- displays diseases and poisons clearly in active effects
- shrines doesn't cure diseases anymore
- blessings from shrines last longer (was 8 hours, is 10 days now)
- adds inflict disease -ability to many creatures
- poison damages (from creatures, traps) last longer
- animals no longer have valuable items (why should animals have gold or gems) to loot
- races have reduced resistances for cold, magic, poison
- races have reduced healing rate
- makes bears, sabrecats, trolls, giants and wolfs act like enemies to each other
- foxes hate chickens (Riverwood has its own fox problem)
- diseases may make blurry vision to character and poisoning shows as a green glow
- 2 new spells to cure diseases and 3 new spells to cure poison/venom
- baked/cooked foods give bigger boosts (it's no more useless to cook foods)
- added more wispmothers to the Skyrim
- spiders have poison bite and venom spit (both can be cured)
- chauruses have poison bite and spit, which can be cured with cure poison -potion or with a spell

=== New spells

- Cure Chaurus Poison
- Cure Frostbite Poison
- Cure Frostbite Venom
- Cure And Heal
- Cure Other

=== Diseases, old modified and new ones:

Allergy : damages alchemy 100 points
- mudcrabs, foxes, wolves, mammoths, falmers

Ataxia : damages lockpicking & pickpocket skills 50 points
- skeevers, draugrs

Bone Break Fever : damages stamina 80 points
- bears, draugrs

Brain Rot : damages magicka 1000 points
- skeevers, hagravens, black bears

Cough : damages sneak & speech skills 50 points
- large & giant frost spiders, draugrs, wisps, frost trolls

Finger Rot: damages archery and smithing skills 90 points
- horkers, slaughterfishes, mudcrabs, mammoths

Flu : lowers disease resistance
- frost spiders, snow bears, snow sabrecats, icewraiths, frost trolls, wisps

Itch : damages heavy & light armor skills 100 points
- skeevers, small frostbite spiders, foxes, wolves, falmers

Lycanthropy : Ability to transform into a Werewolf, "hidden" disease (no blurry vision)
- from the quest

Mux : damages alteration and illusion 100 points
- falmers, dwarven spiders, dragons

Rattles : stamina regenerates slower
- chauruses, draugrs

Rockjoint : damages melee weapon skills 60 points
- foxes, wolf spirits, wolves

Sangunaire Vampiris : damages health, progress to vampirism, "hidden" disease (no blurry vision)
- vampires

Traxia : damages restoration and enchanting 100 points
- draugrs, chaurus reapers, wisp shades, skeleton necrorace

Witbane : damages magicka and healing regeneration
- skeevers, sabrecats, draugrs

Wolm : damages destruction and conjuration skills 100 points
- draugrs (magic race only), spriggans

Xanaria : damages strength 300 points
- trolls, spriggan matrons, skeevers, magical draugrs, chauruses

Traps inflict diseases regardless of your resistance for diseases. Animals inflict diseases occationally. Poisons you buy/make yourself work as they worked before, this mod doesn't boost poisons generally.

Trying to keep balance in the game.

=== About the mod

Tuned Skyrim a little bit harder for those, who have leveled enough to notice nature isn't so tough anymore... Starting game (from level 1) with this mod enabled may turn wild nature into place you least wanna go wandering.

=== Main reasons for this mod

I didn't like the fact that items (such as gold or gems) can be found when looting dead animals corpses. Also, poisons didn't affect me much in the vanilla game, nor the diseases. They were all too weak, so had to improve them. Made poison effects last longer (just to make them annoying) and diseases really show now in stats.

=== Tips

New spells can be learned from the books that are placed in the Arcanaeum, in College of Winterhold.

There's a new book called "Cooking with Balbus" which can be bought from merchants. Somebody from Rorikstead owns a copy of that book also.

There's also a new book called "Animal kingdom" which can be found from a cave located next to alchemist's shack, southwest from Ivarstead. This book reveals facts about animals and creatures, levels etc. in which they are.

Never go wandering into the (harsh) nature without cure/heal potions, or you might end up dead. Casting a cure spell consumes lots of mana.

=== Big changes

This mod edits ingredients effects so that it's not possible anymore for player to make Cure disease -potions.

Cure poison- and Cure disease -potions are quite rare and valuable, only way to get them is buy them. Or have good luck when looting chests. When you have luck to find them, better get and stock 'em.
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May Blossom Dec 18, 2014 @ 10:18pm 
Ahhh Thank you very much for the help!! C:
I'm also really glad to hear that's it's not 47 hours real life time xD I was so afraid of that! haha
Thank you again for the reply c: It has already helped!
i73Fi  [author] Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:11am 
May Blossom nice to hear you "enjoy" harsh mod :)

It's all about luck who has potions you need. Or if you find them from chests.

If suffering from diseases you should seek Vigilants of Stendarr, they can help you without costs.

There are couple of merchants that more likely have these potions. Search for those, alchemists etc. maybe... :)

About time poison lasts... 47 hours isn't "real life time", hope this info helps :)
May Blossom Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:09pm 
Is there a way to buy a cure poison potion? If so, where? Because I've visited winterhold, windhelm, whiterun and riverwood just to find a cure for the frosbite spider poison x,D
I'm not a high enough magic user in the game I started with my Argonian so I can't use the spells and I haven't found a way to cure it otherwise, I've tried shrines too... And I can't fast travel to get anywhere, or sleep or wait because I'm constantly losing health..

I love the mod though, I love the effects, but I think 47 hours is too long for me to wait for the poison to be gone and since I want to keep the mod, I'm really looking forward to getting a cure poison potion. XD rofl because I just keep scavenging for food to stay alive lol. Can you just let me know where to buy them? Or do they randomly generate in the stores too?
i73Fi  [author] Nov 17, 2014 @ 9:42am 
It's indended :)

I'm not eager to confront those in wild nature myself either. As seen in video, level 62 character has a chance with good armor.
Andrelopithecus Nov 16, 2014 @ 1:30pm 
i dont know if this is an intended change, but wolves do 200 damage or so now... i got one shotted by a wolf at level 9
i73Fi  [author] Sep 12, 2014 @ 2:20am 
Updated to v3.2 which extends to official DLCs Dawnguard & Dragonborn.

What's new
- diseases can no longer be cured in Temple of Mara
- ingridients from DLCs covered in this version

If you update from previous version, follow the steps:
1. save game (not quick save)
2. load the save you just made
i73Fi  [author] Sep 11, 2014 @ 6:13am 
Snickers, you won't have to spend a dime to be cured from diseases... :)

Potions cost alot, so you can consider them very valuable loot when found. To sell or not to sell?

Because money making is so easy price isn't much when you think of it...
Sneaky Snack Sep 10, 2014 @ 1:25pm 
This mod was a A+ for me, before I discovered the ridicilous prices.

After fighting draugr and skeevers in a burial ground I had to flee for my life. The fight and diseases prooved too much. Was a good feeling of immersion, and was planning to buy lots of potions and food to keep myself alive. But then I saw it. 7600 septims for a cure disease bottle. 2000 for the one I needed. Yeah, now I'm weak as fuck, and the mod expects me to chop lumber until I can afford a potion. What an incredibly disruptive add to an otherwise awesome mod.
☢Major_Hazard☢ Sep 9, 2014 @ 9:36pm 
Ok, well, thanks again for this aweosme mod! :D
i73Fi  [author] Sep 9, 2014 @ 1:22pm 
Little_Tyrant Yep, it can be challenging to start with this mod. Wolves for example are almost impossible to beat with low level character. But yes, armor helps :)