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Now the size of a city, Castle Volkihar Redux is the ultimate vampire kingdom for the true overlord of Skyrim. All blocked portals now go to new places. New towers, quests, buffs, armors, weapons, followers, amenities, crafting and more. Dawnguard DLC required.

* Must have the Dawnguard DLC purchased and installed
* Install anytime but castle won't upgrade until "Touching the Sky" (get Auriels bow) is completed
* Works fine with the Dragonborn DLC (not required)
* Does not matter if you choose vampire or Dawnguard side
* No 3rd party tools or mods needed





Prior to Harkon's rule his older brother Brunar was the head of the Volkihar family. After becoming vampires a power struggle began. Harkon created a powerful vampire army, stormed the castle and magically sealed Brunar and his small band of loyal coven members away in the family tombs.
If you are able to acquire Auriels Bow you must find the coven and set them free.Thus begins your own journey not only to restore the castle beyond it's former glory but to reign as the supreme overlord of Skyrim. You can now build your own army of Draugrs, Gargoyles and Vampires.




*Did you finish Dawnguard and wonder why Castle Volkihar didnt upgrade?
*Did you think the blocked portals would open up into a real homestead?
*Then look no further, this mod does exactly that and more, read on!

ADDED FOLLOWERS:
Once the castle is yours Draugr guards and a new vampire coven members loyal to you will begin to patrol the castle inside and out. Some new followers are gained through quests. Additional Draugr sentries can also be added through a quest.

CRAFTING:
Castle Volkihar Redux not only offers access to every kind of crafting station in the game, you will be provided with a special 25% bonus when using them! There are new primary crafting stations such as a Forge, Alchemy Tables and Enchanting stations. A Wood Chopping Block can be found on the upper tier of the shipyard and Cooking Pots. 4 unique Blood Cauldron/Buckets to brew blood potions are spread throughout the castle.

DISPLAY AND STORAGE:
You will find mannequins, weapon/racks, chests, display cases, and much more throughout the Castle. You will want to visit the North Tower Vault which is specifically designed for the safe storage of your items & display's for your Dragon Priest Masks and Dragon Claws. A bust of change your face can also be found in the North Tower's bathing area. One will also unlock the Daedric South Tower through a quest (The Forgotten Tower). It provides uniquel display's for most all Daedric items found within Skyrim including Dragon Scrolls.

FAST TRAVEL:
Knowledge of teleportation magic has been added from the soul cairn. This teleportation wing is known as 'Teleport Tower West'. It is located in Valerica's Tower. It can be found by using any of the teleporter pads found in each wing of the castle. It includes two teleportation networks, one for the castle internally and one to six major cities throughout Tamriel. A spell tome that teaches the spell 'return to castle volkihar' can be found in this very wing.

*The Castle'sr Shipyard and it's boats have been restored. You can use them to travel to the shores of Tamriel.
*There is a portal to the Forgotten Vale in the castle tombs found during the quest 'Fortify Volkihar'.
*Two fast travel markers are also added. One in the Shipyard and one on the East Tower balcony.

INCOME:
A 5,000 gold monthly income has been added when the quest 'Port of Call' is completed. Visit Captain Wheeler each month to collect it.

NEW TOWERS:
Daedric South Tower (daedric artifact displays), Valerica's Tower (Formerly the ruins), North Tower (vault), East Tower (alchemy, armory, training and guest rooms), *Teleport Tower West.

*Several dungeons have been added. A Gargoyle Lair, secret cave and a few vampire lairs which must be cleared out to inhabit.

SHRINES:
Two Molag Bal shrines are added to the castle. But let it be known that the blessing from Molag Bal trumps all those other lesser daedric blessings combined. When Molag Bal bestows his chosen with a blessing, he wants them stronger than any foe in the known planes of existence. These shrines are found in Harkon's Cathedral off of the Keep & inside the Temple of Molag Bal in Valerica's Tower.

TRADERS AND MERCHANTS:
*The Undercroft will be upgraded into a flea market with added merchants. The castle now hosts every type of vendor found in the game. You will find a Blacksmith at the Shipyard, an alchemist trainer in the East Tower Alchemy Bazaar (foyer) and many more inside the Undercroft.

QUESTS:
It's good to be king
Fortify Volkihar
Releasing the Coven
Port of Call
The Forgotten Tower
Keep em Coming
The Smell of Death (Starts in Solitude - hideout for starter vampires)

UNIQUE ITEMS:
Robes of the minions of Molag Bal. These highly enchanted robes help his minions carry out his desires throughout the plane of Tamriel and beyond. The robes (crafted in Coldharbour the realm of Molag Bal) are 2nd to none for mages, warriors and thieves. The robes are also craftable at the shipyard smith under misc should you want to create un-enchanted versions or to cloth new initiates you bring into the fold. A custom vampiric horse can be found in a small stable near the shipyard docks, two ethereal swords are found during the quest 'It's Good To Be King'.



*Axe of Disintegration (deletes corpses! A MUST HAVE!)
*Robes of Molag Bal
*Attitude Adjustment
*Ridin Dirty (one of my favorites)



FAQ & Solutions -Click Here-
COMPATIBILITY - Click Here -
MAP SHOWING NEW CASTLE AREAS - Click Here -




This mod could not have been made without help from the following:

-Bethesda Softworks - They are Awesome
-Valve/Steam - THE BEST most secure hosting anywhere
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-Darkfox127 - Tutorials
-Amel - Robes
-Paradux - Robes
-Anduniel - Scripting help
-Adura - Scripting help
-Reaper9111 - Scripting help
-Emma - .fuz help
-giskard - CK advice
-Spirit-Alu - Art



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DiGiTaL CLeaNeR  [author] Aug 27 @ 10:17pm 
Welcome to Castle Volkihar Redux comments section. I hope you enjoy this mod. Please read the following information.

I do not have time to support general questions about how to use mods with Skyrim. I will ignore these questions completely as I barely have time to support this free mod. See my FAQ.

Deleting mods after making a save is the #1 reason people experience issues with Skyrim while using mods. So, either roll back to a save from before you installed the mod you deleted or don't delete mods! You can safely "disable" mods in the first splash screen on game open under "Data".

2nd reason is mod compatibility. Installing mods that change original Skyrim game files that other mods rely on. When this happens the conflicting mods may break your game save.

IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION, -CLICK HERE- TO SEE THE FAQ. 99.9% of your answers and solutions are there!
DiGiTaL CLeaNeR  [author] Aug 27 @ 10:17pm 
Hi Nick Loudy, thanks for getting back to me. Glad it's working.
przemor1000 Aug 27 @ 6:56am 
You could add a space at the black book on amethyst claws mask Dragonborn and talismans and pitcher novice - optional - registered weapons to have a suitable place for himself. And shelf jars of worms.
Nick Loudy Aug 26 @ 9:38pm 
fixed it, just changed the load order and it's working again
DiGiTaL CLeaNeR  [author] Aug 26 @ 12:46pm 
Ni Nick Loudly, I have no clue why it stopped working. Try uninstalling and reinstalling this mod. Also put it lower in the load order since it is probably conflicting with some other mod's scripts those two things might help. Otherwise you might have to choose which mod to keep or not.
Nick Loudy Aug 26 @ 12:13pm 
i can't interact with the teleporting statue in the teleportation room anymore...
DiGiTaL CLeaNeR  [author] Aug 24 @ 6:56pm 
jrjones0152, this mod does nothing to factions so I have no idea why it would conflict with better vampire lord. Conflicts happen when two mods try to change the same thing in Skyrim. This can sometimes be avoided through load order. Sounds like you have it under control through a re-install. Thanks for the update.
jrjones0152 Aug 24 @ 6:51pm 
Also I fixed the bug where it was not showing up, I just made a few new games and uninstalled and reinstalled.
jrjones0152 Aug 24 @ 6:50pm 
No I checked that several times. Also I have encountered a bug where with this mod installed, after becoming a vampire lord from harkon (using alternate start) he just stands there and says something along the lines of "do what I say or face the concequences" could that have something to do with the faction changes?
DiGiTaL CLeaNeR  [author] Aug 24 @ 1:14am 
Hi jrjones0152 , it sounds like you don't have the mod "enabled" under "data". See the screen shot below. Open skyrim to ti's openiung splash screen and choose "data". Then make sure there is a check next to "Castle Volkihar Redux".

http://images.akamai.steamusercontent.com/ugc/582448895995345540/B7F142C6F46259424EB1D53354C61E9E4BD6120F/