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Mercenaries (Unlimited Followers)
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(FIXED !!!) Hire as many Mercenaries and Mercenary archers you can afford. They act like followers, guard trade, individual or group commands!

Talk to "Saad" near the Guard Shack in Whiterun (south entrance). He will contract mercenaries to you. These Mercs will follow you to the depths of hell and back (so long as you continue to pay them). He is in the Bannered Mare at night.

Talk to "Kenturo" in the Bannered Mare to hire Mages


Upon your first contract, you will be given a "Power" that acts like a quick-menu for group commands. Or if you prefer, you can give them individual commands.

Dismiss them when you want to go solo, then just select follow from the troop menu and they will find you wherever you are.

BATTLE-VISION: This does nothing except highlight your troops on the battlefield. I used it during development to observe AI changes, and behavior. I left it because I thought players may enjoy having it at first, for the same reason. I prefer to play with it off... but sometimes it's handy.

They turn blue when activated. Red is added when they enter combat, making them a more violet color.

MAJOR UPDATE (FEB 2013):
Actually fixed the random face/gender options. No longer keep getting the same guy. Different looking Mercs, and different genders as well.

MAJOR UPDATE (APR 2012):


1. New Class : Destruction Mage
2. Added Females
3. Compatibility Issues (open cities)
4. Hiring and Cost Adjustments
Player Matched Mercs
Hire multiple Mercs at once
5. User Modifiable Globals (see forum)
7. Names for your Mercs
8. Trade System
9. Troop Formations
10. More Random Faces
11. Lightfoot Perk


For more details on these updates, please check the forum:

!! Thanks everyone for your valuable input

!! !! Special thanks to my forum friends who have contributed greatly to keeping this mod updated with new ideas. There tons of great ideas planned for the enhancement of this mod as a result of thier efforts.

-= Daggerfallftw =- -= Thiago_Toste =- -= wiz0floyd =- -= DreamKing =- -= Draeka =-

and all the folks in this forum:
http://forums.bethsoft.com/topic/1357148-opinions-needed-on-mercenaries-mod/page__st__90

IF yOU ARE EXPERIENCING TROUBLE WITH THE NEW UPDATE
Before posting here, please try the following:

Make a clean save (by unsubscribing, load your game, save the game again without mercs, and then resubsscribe.

Save games with old versions of Merc scripts can cause problems with the new features. This is a Bethesda bug that sometimes leaves leftover data, even in your "clean" saves from mods that are completely uninstalled.

Works great on truly clean saves or new characters.

If a clean save doesn't work for you, then you may need to wait until your next character roll to use the upgraded features. Or, you can get the older version on nexus if you would like to keep using mercs on your current save game.
1,048 Comments
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Game_Splash 11 hours ago 
i cant find him ..
WightKing Jul 23 @ 7:00am 
fix the conversation bug and i will give it 5 stars
mast3rofwar Jul 22 @ 9:41pm 
saad just keeps saying yes he doesnt let me hire them
tylerray19701 Jul 17 @ 1:39pm 
i found saad but nothing happens when i talk to him
BosnianJarhead Jul 17 @ 1:25am 
i cant find saad?
Confessing To Caitlin Jul 15 @ 1:06pm 
Kamehameha I AGREE!!!
Gumpyro²(SoldatRoman) Jul 12 @ 1:56pm 
Now the mod begin to be bugged for me.
Kamehameha Jul 11 @ 10:03am 
could you make an update where you can hire beast mercs? (khajiits and argonians) might be amazing!
Gumpyro²(SoldatRoman) Jul 10 @ 10:19am 
Hehe, this is my favorite mod. :3
KillerElite5751 Jul 7 @ 10:25am 
Okay so just came back to steam and this was my top mod of skyrim ever loved running around citys with a huge army behind it says its fixed and comments are good so am excited to try it out again :D !!!!! To the modder: Thank you for this mod your awesome