The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Description
This appears to be getting a little bit more popular so I want to give a heads up to anyone who happens to use this collection:

Make sure you have at least Dawnguard! I don't know which mods exactly, but many of them require Dawnguard to play ): I really wish that I would have kept tabs when I was making this which was which but sadly I did not. That could solve many of your problems with the pack.

Also if you notice anything weird in it, feel free to let me know so I can make it better c: I figure if people are gonna use it, I can at least put in the effort to improve every once and a while.

MORE MODS THAT I RECOMMEND:
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/4142 - Cinematic Lighting Mod (replace the lighting mod in this pack and you'll never regret it)


Changelog:

January 4th:
*ADDED
-Advanced Dawnguard Heavy Armor

January 2nd:
*ADDED
-Auto Unequip Ammo (because it was bugging the heck out of me)

January 1st:
*Added Changelog
*Moved Amazing Follower Tweaks to the bottom of the load order just incase you equip a follower with modded items

*ADDED:
-Elaborate Enchantments
-Better Magic
-(POTENTIAL SPOILER ALERT, DAWNGUARD RELATED)
-Stormcloak Robes
-Spells of the Third Era
-Wulfherth's Dragonbone Weapons Mods

*REMOVED:
-More Dynamic Shadows and Striping Fixed due to incompatibility with Dawnguard or Hearthfire
-Alternate Sun Glare because there were 2 sun mods
-Dwarven Ruins HD Texture just because it wasn't complete ):


And now back to the original post:

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Hey there, I don't really intend on many people using this outside of friends and myself so I'll keep the collection description short, sweet, and informal.

This collections looks to improve mostly on:
The game's difficulty scaling overall.
The game's visual appeal.
The game's immersive quality.
The game's overall balance.

In addition to:
Adding new things such as standalone armor/weapons.
Fixing bugs.

While never:
Making the game unbalanced.
Cheating.

For some more specificity it updates:
Towns, guards, speech, unbalanced werewolf form, unbalanced skill trees, wonky combat, basically everything visual, and much, much more.

Enjoy!
Items (107)
35th Nightingale - Wanderer
Created by Nalinka
Wanderer Armor - Version 3.1

Stand-alone armor set based on Nightingale.
Feel free to rename, as the set is now unenchanted.
Can be crafted with at a Forge - requires Adv. Armors perk.
Can be improved at a Workbench.




Description:
This is a ...
5kg Dragon Scales and Bones weight mod (OLD)
Created by Alexander DeLarge
Are you trying to save up those Dragon Scales and Bones for crafting but sick of running to a chest to store them due to the obscene weights of these items? Use this mod that reduces the weight of both items to 5KG, not too heavy, not too light either.

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Advanced Mannequins v1.1
Created by ₪ | Cobalt
Advanced Mannequins Mod v1.1

Current Features:
* Move/Place Mannequins in real-time
* Pickup/Drop Mannequins for travel
* Manage Equipment (duh)
* Female & Male Mannequins
* 18 Mannequins Availible (at Belethors)
* Mannequins no longer dissapear (...
Argonian Raptor Feet
Created by artifex
I felt something was missing from Argonians-- for a race of primeval lizard people, they seem awfully human-shaped. So, I made new Argonian-specific models for all of the boots and shoes in the game with a look inspired by the always popular velociraptor....
Better Embers
Created by Vampaerr
This is a mod to make embers look better, it's something I made along with the textures fix for the chopping blocks/wood fires but never released.

DONATION COUNT: 1!! (very happy to have received my first donation! thank you, very much appreciated!)...
Better Water
Created by Artoch
This mod changes the look of the water, it'll make it look a bit more calm and realistic....
Birds and Flocks
Created by Kazoomie
-- NOTICE 10/25/2016 --

Unfortunately, I don't have time to continue offering further support/updates for my mods. I am unaware at this time how mods like this one will work with the Skyrim Remaster which is due out in a few days, but I am posting this ...
Black Mage Armor
Created by Reko
Black Mage Armor is a standalone armor mod that includes Cloth, Light, and Heavy armor sets that are all craftable, enchantable, and upgradable; all sets can be used by every race, male or female.

Features
Cloth[...
Character Creation Overhaul - Diverse Races and Genders
Created by Syclonix
This is a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED optional module for Character Creation Overhaul located at:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=89896226

You must have the Character Creation Overhaul for this mod to work.

Vanilla Skyrim allowed any st...
Chopping block / Wood fires FIX
Created by Vampaerr
This mod fixes the missing textures on skyrim HD pack Chopping Blocks and replaces the ugly textures of Wood Fires.

Revision 1.1: Added Paarthurnax texture fix and new HD textures for chopping block/wood fires.

NOTE: If you cannot see the fix, try ch...
Clanking Armor v1.2
Created by Artoch
This mod changes footsteps sound when you or NPC wearing plate armor or armor with metal elements.
Just watch the video.

Sound changes when you or any NPC wearing:
Ancient Nord Armor - (Cuirass or Boots)
Iron Armor - (Cuirass or Boots)
Daedric Armor...
Codifreds Enhanced Smithing *Discontinued*
Created by Hazy Ape
Sorry to say it but this mod is discontinued. It should still work for anyone who wants to use it as is but its no longer being developed.

The aim of Codifreds Enhanced Smithing is to add more crafting recipes to the game and to improve upon the categor...
Crowded Cities (v5)
Created by Velvokay
This mod adds tons of new NPC's to Solitude (more holds will gradually be added!) that will roam the streets! During the day nobles, farmers, and regular citizens will walk the streets, occasionally stopping by shops and merchants to browse wares and then ...
Daedric Assassin light armor
Created by Vita
This mod will add a new standalone set of daedric light armor available at forge (daedric smiting perk required), designed for the characters specialized in stealth. Contains cuirass, gloves, boots, hood and cloak, male and female version. Enjoy



Cre...
Daedric Mask (ENG)
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Daedric Mask

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For craft:

2 Leather stripes; 3 Ebony ingots; Heart of Daedra

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Armor: 48; Weight: 9; Price: 1600...
Deeper Snow (More Snow)
Created by Zappoo
This Mods adds more Snow to Skyrim especially Snow Storms are very Snowy :) Update - Now this Mod comes with WindFX when it Snow´s heavy!

For even more Snow and Wind in this mod you can also check http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8328
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Dense Vegetation
Created by Galle
Dense Vegetation enables a realistic and lovely landscape. It increases the density of all grass varieties.

Compatible with nearly every other mod.


Finally on Skyrim Nexus: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/36305//?...
Detailed Mine Map Markers
Created by Boom
Adds and labels all Mine Map Markers to display the main material it yields.

This will not automatically reveal Mine locations to you. You must still find them yourself.

Goes well with:
- Lighter Tools Mod ( http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/fi...
Detailed Outskirts
Created by Dex
Update: I have been away for awhile now busy with life and work, blown up computer, but just to let all my devoted followers there will be an update soon.

Detailed Outskirts was made to bring smoother transitions to the Detailed Cities mod in conjunctio...
Disable Fast Travel
Created by Deamos
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Update - 3/2/2012
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I have changed the method of Disabling Fast Travel again. This should fix ALL bugs involving crashing during the Opening Questline and also r...
Distant Detail
Created by Kazoomie
-- NOTICE 10/25/2016 --

Unfortunately, I don't have time to continue offering further support/updates for my mods. I am unaware at this time how mods like this one will work with the Skyrim Remaster which is due out in a few days, but I am posting this ...
Dragonbone Crossbow
Created by DJjojo
Dawnguard wird benötigt!!!
Sonst kommt ihr nicht mal ins Hauptmenü.

Dawnguard is required!!!
Otherwise you can't even reache the mainmenu.




Deutsch:

Da keine weiteren Bugmeldungen kamen habe ich die Mod für's erste kompletiert.

Es gibt n...
Dragonbone Ebonsteel Armor
Created by Blacklake
The expert in battle would first make himself invincible, then wait for his enemy to expose his vulnerability. -- Sun Tzu

Dragonbone Ebonsteel heavy armor is a stand-alone set combining the raw strength of dragonbone with the more malleable resil...
Dragonhide Robes
Created by Hothtrooper44
'Dragonhide Robes' is a lore friendly, stand alone, heavy armor, light armor, or cloth set for all genders and races. One of the main focuses of Skyrim is the slaying of dragons. Now mages can wear their dragon trophies too!

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Dragonlord Greatsword
Created by NiuHaka
Dragonlord Greatsword
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ATTENTION! Mod update 9-11-2012:
Lets get this over with quickly. This update makes the sword available to anyone who does not have Dawnguard. Anyone who has ...
Duel - Combat Realism 8
Created by LogRaam
Please visit the Nexus Page for more information: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=2700

Duel Combat Realism is a mod that improves the combat system of Skyrim, making them more realistic. It will allow you to cover yourself with your sh...
Duskfall, A Dawnbreaker Companion Blade
Created by Nox
I wanted a blade to go along with Dawnbreaker and act as a dark/night version of it. First skyrim mod so any feedback is appreciated. Nexus version also available, check the bottom of this description.

Unlike other "Duskbreaker" "Dark Dawnbreaker" etc m...
Enhanced Soundtrack (Part 1 - Explore)
Created by Enigmus
This mod adds (adds! old tracks still here) tons of feetable music tracks to the game. I dont know what else to say, just test it, it's great!

This part contain explore sounds.

All credits goes to Tribalx13
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/modules/member...
Enhanced Soundtrack (Part 2 - Everything Else)
Created by Enigmus
This mod adds (adds! old tracks still here) tons of feetable music tracks to the game. I dont know what else to say, just test it, it's great!

This part contain "everything else" sounds :D

All credits goes to Tribalx13
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mo...
Farm Wheat Height Fix
Created by Scanner
So as I walked around in Rorikstead and I picked up some wheat I noticed this old problem and wanted to fix it. I was surprised to see no-one has made a fix for it yet, so I thought I might as well quickly make one for myself and everyone else.

What thi...
Faster Vanilla Horses
Created by Jov
Like many, I found Skyrim's horses to be unrealistically and unreasonably slow. Travel by horse was hardly faster than by foot, making it unrewarding.

Horse speed and gallop-time has been given a significant -yet balanced- boost, for a more realistic (a...
Fixed Eye Adaptation
Created by Guy
Fixes the annoying eye adaptation effect!

This mod fixes Skyrim's annoying eye adaptation effect (which makes everything momentarily go super bright when you look up at the sky, for example) by setting Eye Adaptation Speed to 35 and Eye Adaptation Stren...
Followers Equip From Inventory ALWAYS
Created by DistantDeath
*****ANYONE WANTING TO USE OR IMPROVE ON MY SCRIPTS PLEASE FEEL FREE.*******

----------------- I am NOT keeping up with this mod anymore. ------------------

Try this:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=7701

It ...
HD Plants + Herbs
Created by Dartanis
I made this for you. Please "Like" it. :)

Some of those color splotches on the ground of skyrim are supposed to be flowers, so I made them look like flowers.

In an ever ongoing effort to make skyrim more beautiful, here are a few hi-resolution (10...
HQ Skyrimmap
Created by Rulin
This mod changes the maps seen on walls and tables.
Texturereplacer for the battlemap01/02.dds.
Import from my skyrimnexus mod (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=3306).
Same version but only the one with the highest resolution.


Ar...
HQ Workbench and Grindstone
Created by Zappoo
This Mod adds new High Quality Textures for the Workbench and Grindstone.
The Textures are in 2048x2048px and they are fully compatible with the High-Res Texture Pack (but can be used without HighRes Textures for sure). It´s just a retexture, but you may...
HQ snow texture
Created by Erik1988
There is a new version for Special Edition available here (Nexus):
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrimspecialedition/mods/670/?

Make sure to check it out!

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I was hoping to get a more crystallized look on the snow and make it feel more cold.
Yo...
Hedge Knight Armor
Created by Hothtrooper44
'Hedge Knight Armor' is a lore friendly, stand alone, heavy armor set. This armor brings back memories of Oblivion with it's knight in shining armor feel. If you prefer an exquisite, royal looking armor, this set is for you.

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Horns Are Forever!
Created by Chilean Wolf
As of August 18th 2013:

-Added support for vanilla NPCs.
-Included Argonian Decapitation Fix.


As of July 6th 2012:
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THE MOD HAS BEEN REDONE FROM SCRATCH
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Horns on ...
Immersive Constellations
Created by Zaku
This is a subtle retexturing of Skyrim's constellations so that they glow the color of their Guardian and with more varied size and detail while the Serpent has been changed to black Unstars that block out the stars behind them. The planets Akatosh, Arkay...
Improved Interior Lighting (For Realistic Lighting Mods)
Created by Sovereign
This Mod updates certain interior spaces with more realistic lighting solutions to better mimic ambient lighting caused by smaller enclosed spaces. Also adds a few personal stylistic alterations to improve visual interest in certain areas.

REQUIREMENTS...
Invulnerable Unique Horses
UPDATE!!!
This mod now makes Shadowmere and Frost not only unable to be killed, but also saves them from any damage they take. It also prevents them from getting killed by fall damage by giving them 25000+ health. (Somehow fall damage isn't affected by th...
Item Sorting
Created by Dasaige
This mod relabels or renames arrows, potions, foods, clutter items, quest items, crafting items and books to be easier to find and use. This mod does not change the UI look in anyway. Check under recommendations if you like to have the same style as the sc...
Lanterns Of Skyrim - Villages
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add lanterns in the villages around Skyrim and they lit from 5pm to 8am next day. No BSA file required
Just for eyecandy and maybe helpful to recognize villages during night

* VILLAGES *

- Riverwood
- Karthwasten
- Ivarstead...
Lanterns of Skyrim - Around Cities
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add some lanterns along roads to the main cities Solitude, Whiterun, Windhelm, Markarth, Riften and Winterhold.

* NEW VERSION *
Light of the lanterns now have increased distance view
Better lighting
Script free
Light lit from ...
Lanterns of Skyrim - Bridges
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add lanterns per bridge around Skyrim. Just for eyecandy and maybe helpful to recognize bridges during night.

* NEW VERSION *
Light of the lanterns now have increased distance view
Better lighting
Script free
Light lit from 5p...
Light Ingredients
Created by logopolis
Why can you carry thousands of arrows and lockpicks, but struggle under the weight of some leaves and flowers? This mod reduces the weight of ingredients to 0.

Supports the English version of Skyrim only....
Relighting Skyrim
Created by grayscruffy
Been almost three years (wow!) but thiis is likely the final update! Finally covered every location in the base game.

Fixes... the placement of lighting effects! In places where there are two fire pits or candelabras near one another there was one light...
Lightweight Potions and Poisons
Created by JustinOther
Drops the weights all of potions and poisons from 0.5 to 0.1.

Currently supports *only Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish Skyrim installations.

Revision 5: Added Czech support. Dawnguard potions reweighed ...
Matso Immersive Sun
A simple sun texture replacement, based on Realistic Lighting.Also avaiable on Skyrim Nexus (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8501)

Best with Skyrim Visual Immersion (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=5587)...
More Dragon Loot
Created by Vony256
This little mod makes dragons drop more loot. You should allways get something enchanted to make it worth while dragon hunting.

This mod should also now be compatible with the Deadly Dragons Mod....
More Rain
Created by Zappoo
This Mods adds more Rain to Skyrim especially Rainstorms are very Rainy :) This Mod also adds a nice WindFX to Rainstorms. For even more Rain and Wind in this mod you can also check http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8562

If you want more...
More Village Animals
Created by Eidgenosse
AMore Village Animals is now divided into 3 ESP for better
Compatibility with other Mods and i have reworked all
places. Read the Installation how to update or install
More Village Animals.

Check my Channel for the other Additional Areas!


What i...
Nightingale Crossbow
Created by DJjojo
Deutsch:

Dawnguard wird benötigt!!!!!

Diese Mod fügt dem Spiel eine Nachtigallenarmbrust hinzu.

Bolzen kommen später.

Sie kann geschmiedet werden und man kann eine verbesserte version machen.

Englisch:

Dawnguard is required !!!!

This m...
No Spinning Death Animation
Created by BakaKemono
Simply removes the spinning around dance animation that they do before death, they will now just ragdoll when killed. Works for normal deaths and dying from a high fall. It will not affect killmoves.

Removed certain creature death pause animations which...
Project Reality:Climates Of Tamriel - Lite Version
Created by jj.con
COMPLETE WEATHER & LIGHTING OVERHAUL FOR SKYRIM:

-Adds 506 new weather systems
-Adds 2024 new and unique days, night, dawn and dusk
-Adds a massive library of new cloud visuals
-Adds fork lightning visuals and new thunder sounds
-Adds natural and fa...
RNG (Dynamic) Guards
Created by 한로렌
==========NOTICE==========
Changes can take up to one in-game week to take full effect. Alternatively, you can use the console command "resurrect" to manually force a reroll on the selected guard. Please make sure you have tried both before posting an err...
Random Alternate Start
Created by Syclonix
Don't forget to vote if you like this mod!

Be anyone you want to be. Choose from 21 different loadouts then get randomly thrown somewhere in the vast land of Skyrim. Will you end up in the royal court of Solitude's magnificent Blue Palace or will you en...
Real Glaciers V2
Created by Osmodius
DONT FORGET TO RATE AND COMMENT =)

A new replacer for the glacial ice in Skyrim. The textures are 4096x4096 in size and the design is unlike any other ice mod out there. This mod may cause a performance hit, but it shouldn't be problematic seeing as tho...
Realistic Ragdolls and Force
Created by BakaKemono
v1.9: Reduces the extra force applied on ragdolls to a more reasonable level and replaces ragdolls so that they bend and twist realistically and fall at a faster velocity. Increase friction to fix ice-like ragdoll sliding.

If you want more force applied...
Reduced Distance NPC Greetings
Created by Cipscis
This mod reduces the distance required for NPC greetings so that you'll need to nearly bump into them.

Also available on Skyrim Nexus: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=746

Also see:
No NPC Greetings - http://steamcommunity.com/share...
Riften jail bugfix
Created by Zaflis
There was a small bug in Riften jail, where from certain angle the wall seemed to disappear. This is now fixed.

It may just be a bug in the portal/room system, because originally they weren't really that out of place. However, there were 2 portals conne...
Shadow Striping Fix - DISCONTINUED
Created by Dolan Trump
DISCONTINUED
If anyone wishes to take this and add on to it they can, but there are already other mods that fix many more locations. I recommend Realistic Lighting Overhaul if you want a really good lighting experience. You can get that mod at Skyrim Nexu...
Shortswords for Skyrim
Created by PrivateEye
Did you ever miss the shortswords that disappeared from the Elder Scrolls series after Oblivion?
Or are you looking for a weapon to fill the gap between the dagger and the normal sword?
Than this is your mod!
The shortsword will make a fine weapon for a...
Skyrim Overhaul: Enemies (updated 12.01.2013)
Created by Valaste
WHAT DOES THIS MOD DO?

This mod in an overhaul for many of the animals, creatures , undead and other such monstrosities in the game. This mod rebalances them, and in some cases changes their A.I. The starting level of some of the really hard creatures i...
Static Mesh Improvement Mod
Created by Brumbek
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/users/donate/?id=283020[img]http://i.imgur.com/dJA8nfq.png[/img]

IMPORTANT: Load Order Compatibility
The SMIM .esp file (StaticMeshImprovementMod.esp) must be...
Stones of Barenziah Quest Markers
Created by Turn_on_a_Dime
This simple mod adds quest markers to all 24 of the Stones of Barenziah (Unusual Gems) that you need to find/collect for the "No Stone Unturned" quest.
The markers are only added after you take an "Unusual Gem" to Vex, and she gives you the objective to f...
Stronger Daedric Artifacts
Created by Bebop0389
Most Daedric Artifacts were modified.

-Higher damage/armor rating
-Powerful enchantments
-Unlimited charges
-Most are now disenchantable and improveable
-Worth more gold
-Stack with smithing perks

In the Elder Scrolls lore, daedric artifacts a...
The Loner's Sword
Created by Syncing
The sword is one handed (can be held in any hand) and its a unique weapon which can only be found in Stillborn Cave north-east on the world map. Its placed on a throne inside the cave. Getting there might proove a bit difficult but its worth it since the s...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: (Markarth+)
Created by Bone
NOTICE: I DO NOT UPDATE THIS MOD ANYMORE. ANY ERRORS THAT CAN BE FIXED ARE TO BE DONE BY THE INSTALLER.

Love, Tek.


Previously known as: MARKARTH+ (TREES & RUINS)

*Now also available on Skyrim Nexus*
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.p...
Towns and Villages Enhanced - Riverwood
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riverwood
Make Riverwood (more) beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Riverwood, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light source
...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Falkreath
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Falkreath
Make Falkreath beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Falkreath, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light sources
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riften
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riften
Make Riften beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Riften, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • Gener
...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Solitude
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Solitude
Make Solitude beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Solitude, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Villages
Created by Aplestormy
This is a mod that adds new levels of detail to the towns and villages around Skyrim, Immersing you in stunning scenery, and adding functionality to the rather boring and useless villages. This is to compliment my other mod, -------------------------------...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun
Make Whiterun beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Whiterun, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light sources
  • Arch
...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Windhelm
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Windhelm
Make Windhelm beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Windhelm, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
...
Treebalance - Speech Tree
Created by SushiSquid
In the base game, Speech is a poor skill and its perk tree isn't much better. With this mod, Speech becomes a powerful skill with a well-designed and useful perk tree.
Also available on the Skyrim Nexus.
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/18919/

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True Compass
Created by cynip
Modify the compass to show cardinal points only.
Explore Skyrim with your own eye, instead of staring at markers.

This mod is made with the Skyrim Compass Tuner
If you want to further customize, check the tool at:
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/download...
Unlimited Bookshelves
Created by Da5id2701
How would you like to actually be able to fill a shelf with books, or even other items? With the original script, you can only put up to 18 books on the largest shelves, which will only fill the shelf if the books are all the largest size. It's really anno...
Vanguard Armor
Created by Hothtrooper44
**The first automatic open/closing helmet mod in all of Skyrim! See below!**

'Vanguard Armor' is a lore friendly, stand alone, heavy set for both males and females. The vanguard of an army are the first soldiers in line. They take the brunt of the the e...
Werewolves Occurring Naturally
Created by Ilseroth
Ahoy,

Essentially my goal in this was to introduce werewolves in a way so that they simply happen. I use ToL so I wanted to get infected naturally but there is only one pre-placed wild werewolf in the game. With this mod there are no pre-placed location...
Werewolves of Skyrim
Created by AwstenMack
Adds rare werewolf encounters to Skyrim

-Fixed Hearthfire conflict




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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun Exterior
Created by Aplestormy
Please check out my other Mod (Towns and Villages Enhanced), that Adds new levels of detail to towns and villages around skyrim! :) (Similar to this one, but for whole villages!)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=68336872

Follow m...
XCE - Dawnguard
Created by Xenius
XCE - Dawnguard
by Xenius

· Description

Improves the character textures from the Dawnguard DLC while keeping to the original style.

What's inside:
- Face textures
- Face normal maps
- Eye textures

· Requirements

XCE - Xenius Character En...
XCE - Xenius Character Enhancement
Created by Xenius
XCE - Xenius Character Enhancement

XCE is a compilation of all my work on the enhancement of the characters in Skyrim.
For now this will only affect human and elven races.

· What it does:

- Adds more detail to skin of faces and bodies
- Adds a l...
Beast Skeletons
Created by PROMETHEUS
This mod adds new types of skeletons Argonian , Khajiit , Orc and Elves ...

The Inspiration comes from Lizard Skull and Cat skull , since it seemed to me strange to have many Races around in Tamriel but just human skeleton types I tought this needed a ...
Character Creation Overhaul - Races - Classes - Skills
Created by Syclonix
OPTIONAL MODULES: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=91132733
SKYRIM NEXUS VERSION: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/21587/

Character Creation Overhaul finally brings back birthsigns, classes, specializations, favored attributes, and...
Better Looking Ebony Mail
Created by Raptor
Have you ever been disappointed that the most badass armor in the game didn't have a badass texture to go with it?

Well now there is!!! This retexture of the ebony mail makes it all the more badass by making it a lot darker and adding several designs to...
Elemental Bolts and Arrows
Created by shiro
This mod adds a variety of new, craftable arrows and crossbow bolts that have various explosive effects that can cause large amounts of damage. All of the projectiles have unique properties, for example the dark arrows shoot slowly but have large damage, a...
Enhanced Blood Textures 3.6b
Created by BakaKemono
A blood overhaul mod

Bloodier combat experience with higher resolution and detailed textures. Additional features such as killmove animation spasms, blood drops when low health, damage based blood amount, blood pools, and green blood for spiders and oil...
Realistic Lighting
Created by kurtcop
The newest release of Realistic Lighting without Post-Processing!

Weathers re-added after some work and an update to the CK.

If you want customization - go here -> http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=7654

A patcher is including on th...
Real Mountains
Created by Osmodius
This is a hi-res retexture of the mountains in Skyrim. The files are 2048x2048 in resolution, which is twice that of the old mountain textures. There should be no performance hit with this mod, also keep in mind that these textures may look odd with the dy...
Riften HQ Texture Part 1
Created by Erik1988
This is a very lore friendly retexturing of Riften (Hold). Most of the textures are very close to the original � only bigger (2048), every texture is carefully made from high res pictures and no one is upscaled. This is a product I have been working on sin...
Riften HQ Texture part 2
Created by Erik1988
This is a very lore friendly retexturing of Riften (Hold). Most of the textures are very close to the original � only bigger (2048), every texture is carefully made from high res pictures and no one is upscaled. This is a product I have been working on sin...
Torches for Realistic Lighting
Created by Monophonotronic
FRENCH VERSION: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=11897


Nexus: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8741
Version 1: Increased radius and torch life (12 minutes)
Version 2: Increased radius; default torch life (4 minutes)...
Bandolier - Dawnguard
Created by 🐍 Sai'Raks
Any questions, answer to which can be found in the description will be ignored.

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IMPORTANT, Please read:
This mod requires Dawnguard to work. It only adds 2 items in 2 different col...
Light Ebony Mail
Created by Triqqo
Disappointed that one of the best stealth armors in the game is classified as Heavy Armor? This simple mod changes the Ebony Mail from the quest "Boethiah's Calling" to Light Armor.

The armor rating is set to slightly below that of Dragonscale, along wi...
Better Magic
Created by SushiSquid
Better Magic improves the magic system with the goal of helping to balance the game experience of magic compared to other archetypes.

The list of changes this mod makes is below.
For a more detailed list of changes, modular functionality, and multi-lin...
Elaborate Enchantments
Created by J3X
Bind Daedras and ghosts to your armors and clothing, sanctify armors, enchant your shields so they burn your enemies upon blocking, shoot ice bolts with any weapon, light enchantment, All enchantments works on other actors than the player. - This mod aims ...
Revamped Vampire Lord v1.06
Created by Merc
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TES V: Skyrim, Dawnguard
Revamped Vampire Lord v 1.06
Created by Mercurius85

REQUIRES DAWNGUARD

A Nexus exclusive file with additional options and settings is available here; http://skyrim.ne...
Spells of the Third Era
Created by Trelares
This mod adds over 100 new spells to Skyrim. All new spells are based upon spells and spell effects that were available in Morrowind and Oblivion.

All those spells can be bought from one vendor.

In the northeast, at the Border from Skyrim to Morrowi...
Stormcloak Robes
Created by GustavL
Ever wished you could immolate fools while flying your Stormcloak gang colours? Secede in style with these spankin' new sky blue Stormcloak-themed robes - with some leather and fur thrown in for good measure.

This is my second mod and a follow-up...
Wolf Senses - A Werewolf mod
Created by Hellrider
Ever wondered why your werewolf can't see a thing in the dark? Why you can't smell your prey?
Well this mod is for you, feral hunter!

What this mod does:
- Enables wolf night vision (as per Night Eye), when in werewolf form.
- Your night vision will ...
Auto Unequip Ammo
Created by Alek
IMPORTANT: This mod requires Dawnguard. If you don't have Dawnguard get this version instead: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=13206
If you already use the other version: "Auto Unequip Arrows" mod then follow these steps to make clean...
Advanced Dawnguard Armor and Weapons
Created by OnionOfShame
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I will definitely be coming back to complete and expand this mod. But this may take a bit of time, as at the moment I am going through a lot of ...
Amazing Follower Tweaks
Created by rezzzman
Multiple followers. Manage outfits, spells, combat style, home assignment and level up. Make werewolves or vampires lords. Followers ride horses, make camp, avoid traps, ignore friendly fire, toggle city/standard outfits & helmets, pose, dance, and more......
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32 Comments
RabeDennis May 1, 2013 @ 4:54pm 
is this working ? with new patch + all dlcs ?
sweatpants Jan 6, 2013 @ 11:42am 
I figured that out but forgot to post it back here. Vanila Skyrim was a little plain, this collection is excellent and has gotten me interested in playing again!
gladBats  [author] Jan 5, 2013 @ 10:38pm 
@Sweatpants: You bring up some really good points! I've gotten DESTROYED by those damn werewolves lvl 1 a lot but have mostly managed to run away from them. Very frustrating indeed, so people make sure you listen to this guy!

Also, the alternate start mod isn't the one causing those dragons, it's Realistic Dragons ): I don't like how they spawn like that either but it's a part of the whole "dragons will show up in the wild bit" so yeah I'd highly recommend using the Alternate Start mod over the Realistic Dragons one.
DoC M. Jan 5, 2013 @ 10:41am 
Hail to the King !
sweatpants Jan 4, 2013 @ 12:52pm 
Addendum to my last post, not loading the random alternate starts didn't prevent the dragons near Riverwood from showing up. So I'm not sure what's doing it.
sweatpants Jan 4, 2013 @ 11:02am 
For anyone considering this entire collection, you might consider not using both or any of the "enhanced" werewolf mods. Combined with random alternate starts, the frequency of which you run into werewolves in the wild is more than substantial and guaranteed you can't run, hide, or survive against them. Pretty frustrating, so heads up.

Additionally, after some playing I went ahead and also disabled random alternate starts because investigating Helgen always resulted in two dragons circling the Honningbrew Meadery area which at Level 1 I was a little underequipped to fight.
gladBats  [author] Jan 2, 2013 @ 5:23pm 
@Pocket Sand: Best of luck to you! It's a really great game so long as you keep away from the main storyline for as long as you can (;
BrainSpawn Jan 2, 2013 @ 12:28pm 
just bought skyrim the other day, played 45 mins or so, then decided i want mods before going any further, saw this collection, thought it looked good, bought dawnguard and hearthfire, got this collection, now wish me luck!
gladBats  [author] Jan 1, 2013 @ 5:47am 
@Rynno: Yeah! Of course, I'll do that right now (:
Rynno Jan 1, 2013 @ 2:43am 
would you mind adding a change log so users can see what has been taken out and added in the future? id like to keep updated with this great collection but not knowing what will confict with what makes it hard.