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Acquisitive Soul Gems
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Feb 12, 2012 @ 6:47pm
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REQUIRES DAWNGUARD

This plugin will fix soul gems such that they never lose their charge once filled with the correct soul, and changes the soul trap spells and enchantments so you never underfill a soul gem.

After you fully fill a soul gem so that the soul and the size of the gem match (e.g. in your inventory it says something like "Lesser Soul Gem (Lesser)" or "Greater Soul Gem (Greater) but not "Common Soul Gem (Petty)"), that soul gem will not lose its charge if you drop it on the ground or place it in a container, which will happen without this mod.

The other thing it does is ensure you only fill gems fully in the first place. In vanilla, if you soul trap a creature with a lesser soul but the only empty gem you have is a greater gem, that lesser soul will be put in that greater gem (wasting it, some would say). With this mod you will let the soul escape rather than waste the gem. You can still fill Azura's Star with any size soul if you have it, though. Also this in effect fixes black soul gems and the Black Star so that they only hold the black souls of humans and elves, which is what they're supposed to do according to in-game lore.
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Sadorath Jul 7 @ 3:58pm 
Id like to see a light weight soul gem that when used breaks into fragments petty = 1 || lesser = 1to2 || common = 2to3 || greater = 3 An it would take 2 fragments to make petty || 3 to make lesser || 4 to make common || 5 to make greater.
Methos Apr 28 @ 6:24pm 
Love this mod. I'm having a bit of trouble in Requiem, but I think they may have changed how the soul trap spell works (like not all the time). I'll no more if I can use the soul trapping effect of bound swords at some point.
sePL80 Jan 23 @ 5:58am 
Hello. Anybody knows of a workshop-version of this mod that works with vanilla Skyrim?
Or a mod that offers the same feature(s)?
Thanks in advance!
MrWufflux Dec 16, 2014 @ 2:32am 
tonino, check out this mod, recently subbed to it, works pretty well for me
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=168850048&searchtext=soul+gems
tonino.lanz Nov 22, 2014 @ 5:47am 
Sorry Guys....
Does it exist a mod that can make possible to fill a gem like lesser with 2 petty soul?
....and so....fill a common soul gem with 2 lesser soul or 4 petty soul?
In essence, sum more soul in a gem?
deciplex  [author] Nov 7, 2014 @ 2:40am 
This mod doesn't actually do much when you are trapping black souls with the Black Star. For white souls, when you go to trap something, it will remove from your inventory all the larger-size soul gems (including black gems) so that they don't get underfilled. But, it will not remove Azura's Star or the Black Star in any case, and if you do trap a soul into either of them, it's being trapped in the same fashion that it ordinarily would.

So what that means, is that you've got some other mod that is screwing with the soul size of NPC characters. ASG doesn't touch any of that stuff.
Hcrld Nov 2, 2014 @ 6:04pm 
I've encountered a glitch. The black star only fills with black souls, but they are petty, not grand, regardless of who is killed. Tested with soul trap spell, player enchanted weapons, and the mace of molag bal.
Gynju Sep 26, 2014 @ 8:27am 
Does it fix stacking of filled gems?
deciplex  [author] Sep 14, 2014 @ 9:20pm 
I've updated the description to point out that this version requires Dawnguard. However, the plugin hosted here is out of date as well, and you shouldn't use it. Get the plugin from SkyrimNexus instead. I'm only keeping this here because I don't want to screw over people who are still subscribed for some reason - I'm not maintaining the file here anymore though.
avanax Sep 13, 2014 @ 2:10pm 
Hm, clean skyrim + this addon (without addons without DLC) = does not work :o(