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Hardcore Restore Potions
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Apr 20, 2012 @ 11:23pm
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Purpose: Keeping 10 or so restore health potions on you=God mode. This mod eliminates that. Now restore potions are something you might drink right before charging into battle; they are not useful for freezing time and chugging as that warhammer lowers on your skull. On the other hand, these potions stack, and drinking many of these modified potions before battle could give you 25 seconds of invincibility. That would be quite expensive though.

This mod...

Changes instant restore magicka/health/stamina potions to heal the same amount but over 25 seconds.
Potion of ultimate ___ restores 12 points for 25 seconds for a total of 300 points.

Replaces ingredient effects restore ___ with regenerate ___.
Replaces with fortify ___ if regenerate was a second effect.
Changes "Restore ___ Potion Recipe" to "Regenerate ___ Potion Recipe"

Changes weights (weaker potions are lighter).

Preserves original cost values.

version 1.1) fixed the recipes

note: the reason I changed the ingredient effects was because I could not get created restore potions to heal over time. Changing the effects to "regenerate" was the next best thing. These modified potions are in essence faster regeneration potions.

Like what I did with the potion weights? Check out "Revised Potion Weights" by JBSchroeds if you want all of the potions to follow the same weight scheme. Place his mod higher than mine in the load order to give this mod priority.

Hardcore Restore Potions
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sampsonalec Mar 7 @ 6:25pm 
well i play on legendary so i am never god mode
Hollow Ichigo Sep 13, 2013 @ 1:29am 
Ouch. Just checked, author wasn't online for 138 days already. Oh well.
Hollow Ichigo Sep 13, 2013 @ 1:27am 
I am using this mod for quite a time already and like it. Yet, I have a complain. Stamina potions are better to stay what they were by default or their behaviour should be changed somehow. Explanation. Let's say some power strike uses 50 stamina points. However, the game will allow you to perform it even with lesser amount of stamina, depleting it to zero as a result and freezing its regeneration for a moment, to balance things out. But with this mod potions, you are able to shield bash, power strike and whatnot constantly, as they give you stamina every single moment regardless of anything and even 1 point is enough to perform anything stamina consuming. Try it, feels like cheating. Shiled bash, powerstrike, bash, strike, bash, strike, rince and repeat until it's dead. Next target.
I like how health and magicka potions of this mod work, but stamina ones ruin the balance completely. I wish something can be changed.
Deku Sep 7, 2013 @ 9:17am 
(Just thought I'd follow up on this. Apparently it wasn't working for me because I had made potions before installing this mod. Any I made since installing it function as desired. Apologies for my misconception, and kudos on a great and necessary mod.)
Deku Sep 6, 2013 @ 2:25pm 
Nope. This works with the game-given restore potions, but not for what I need it to do. With Dragonborn, it's possible for me to mix Wheat and a Blue Mountain Flower together to make a potion that Fortifies Health and Restores 239 points of Health. For whatever reason, this mod lets me restore all 239 points in "0 seconds."

My search for a mod which seamlessly prevents potion spam--unfortunately--continues.
Troy Jun 12, 2012 @ 5:55pm 
Figured it out. Unsubscribe and delete from your data folder. Then resubscribe. The patch must have over written it. I also put it near the top for load order. Whew that scared me
Troy Jun 12, 2012 @ 4:26pm 
Mod is not working since 1.6 patch
Andrelopithecus Jun 12, 2012 @ 2:47pm 
can no longer craft restore potions? a bit dissapointed. cool idea though, i am not gonna be using this though cause stores never stock enough potions :(
Troy Jun 5, 2012 @ 9:42pm 
This mod has changed the way I play the game. I know longer charge into battle I have to use strategy. thank you so much. Expert difficulty is now expert difficulty. Rated!
hoohaa2  [author] May 1, 2012 @ 5:52pm 
Thanks! I hope bethesda looks at this and does something similar with the next game.