The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Enhanced Graphics and other Stuff
This is a list of all Mods that i have installed and tested to work together.
For these Mods you need all of the official Addons. Graphic Mods are first in the list.
I'm trying to use mostly Steam Workshop Mods, but for some there is no Steam Version, it's outdated or not Complete on Steam.
This list may change as i play and get more or other Mods (At the Moment totaling around 80 Mods).

For an Working Load Order look at the Discussions Tab of this Collection.
For some basic Instructions and Requirements also look at the Discussion Tab.

Working on:
- List with Requirements and Instructions (Adding FNIS, HDT, XPMS after Testing)
- Adapting the Load Order.
- Testing/Playing with ENB
- Adding CBBE and Vanila Outfits for CBBE,
- Adding HDT, FNIS, XPMS

Nexus Mods:
Mods i use that are not available over the Steam Workshop


Recently Changed:
- Added Convenient Horses and tw small Graphic Mods

- Updated Describtion and Load Order + Added Mods that i previously thought lost but now found again.

- Replaced all Mods that were deleted over the Years

- Replaced some Mods that were removed from the Workshop over the "Paid Mods fiasco" with the Nexus alternative (except for three Mods that i just don't seem to be able to find)

- Replaced "Wear Circlet with hoods" to "Clothing and Clutter Fixes". thanks to "lain"

- Load Order

- World Map
- Requirements and Instructions


If you have any suggestions for improvement (new Mods or replacements),
or find Bugs(using my full Collection) just add a comment.
Don't forget to rate and comment!
Items (62)
Unofficial Skyrim Legendary Edition Patch
Created by Arthmoor
A comprehensive bugfixing mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Legendary Edition. The goal of the Unofficial Skyrim Legendary Edition Patch (aka USLEEP) is to eventually fix every bug with Skyrim and its 3 DLCs not officially resolved by the developers to...
Unofficial High Resolution Patch
Created by Arthmoor
A comprehensive bugfixing mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Hi-Res DLC, the goal of the Unofficial Hi-Res Patch (aka UHRP) is to eventually fix every bug with the Hi-Res DLC not officially resolved by the developers to the limits of the Creation Kit and communi...
Created by snakster
Elegant, PC-friendly UI mod for Skyrim with many advanced features. All improvements seamlessly integrate with the style of the original interface. Version 5 includes better crafting, enchanting, alchemy and smithing menus and several other enhancements.
Pure Waters
Created by Laast
1 000 000+ actual subscribers!!!


Révision 13 - 16 oct 2014
- Complete recast of the original mod.

This is a pure, clean, and natural water, as it should be in the cold mountains of Skyrim. This mod provides water with complete overhau...
4k Dark Gritty Mountains
Created by Osmodius
This is a new hi-res texture replacement for the mountains in Skyrim. It was built upon the original look, but I went and added loads of awesome texture to get a dark and gritty appearance. These textures are 4k in resolution and will affect your performan...
HQ snow texture
Created by Erik1988
There is a new version for Special Edition available here (Nexus):

Make sure to check it out!


I was hoping to get a more crystallized look on the snow and make it feel more cold.
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
Real Glaciers V2
Created by Osmodius

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...
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...
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!)...
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...
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:
Birds and Flocks Hearthfire Edition
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 ...
Real Trees and LOD - forest
Created by RavenKZP
You too dont like the ugly bad textured and skinny trees?
If yes, i have a really good mod for you!

What it do?:
This mod change the meshes and textures for trees on Skyrim, and add really detailed LOD for trees.
So it add to game more realism. ;)...
Real Trees and LOD - Distance
Created by RavenKZP
You too dont like the ugly bad textured and skinny trees?
If yes, i have a really good mod for you!

What it do?:
This mod change the meshes and textures for trees on Skyrim, and add really detailed LOD for trees.
So it add to game more realism....
Real Trees and LOD - snow
Created by RavenKZP
You too dont like the ugly bad textured and skinny trees?
If yes, i have a really good mod for you!

What it do?:
This mod change the meshes and textures for trees on Skyrim, and add really detailed LOD for trees.
So it add to game more realism....
Real Trees and LOD - swamp
Created by RavenKZP
You too dont like the ugly bad textured and skinny trees?
If yes, i have a really good mod for you!

What it do?:
This mod change the meshes and textures for trees on Skyrim, and add really detailed LOD for trees.
So it add to game more realism....
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.

Immersive Saturation Boost
Created by Aplestormy
Immersive Saturation Boost
By Aplestormy

  • No Performance Loss
  • Almost doubles game saturation, getting rid of the "Washed out" visuals
  • Compatible with nearly every Lighting Mod
HQ Skyrimmap
Created by Rulin
This mod changes the maps seen on walls and tables.
Texturereplacer for the battlemap01/
Import from my skyrimnexus mod (
Same version but only the one with the highest resolution.

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...
Static Mesh Improvement Mod
Created by Brumbek[img][/img]

IMPORTANT: Load Order Compatibility
The SMIM .esp file (StaticMeshImprovementMod.esp) must be...
Lanterns of Skyrim - All In One
Created by manny_gt
Mannygt's Mods

the "All In One version" is here :)

Version 1.1


v1.0 - Initial release
v1.1 - Remove unnecessary references in mod
- On the Nexus there are the ESM version and the 2x brighter too

* OVER...
Realistic Piercing Arrows
Created by deathneko11
Archery can be a lot of fun in skyrim, but the way skyrim handles landed arrows is very weak for pc gamers. Now with my mod, you can actually see the wrath you unleash on an enemy with a hail of arrows.

This mod changes fired arrows so that a total of ...
"Better Females by Bella" - CORE FILES
Created by ZeroFrag
I liked this mod a lot but was annoyed when I could only find a customized version on the workshop. This one is the default version of the mod including Bella's textures and makeup unlike the custom version that is located elsewhere on the workshop.

The Eyes Of Beauty
Created by LogRaam
70+ New eyes textures.

Textures for all races....
ZX Hands
Created by Zardoz Xerxes
Tweet me @ZardozXerxes

Update: Now features all races hands!

Ever think the hands in Skyrim get too blurry looking in first person?

I made this mod to make them look like real hands!

Not just a smoothed out Vanilla texture with a noise effect a...
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...
Item Sorting Dawnguard
Created by Dasaige
This mod is an extenstion for Dawnguard for my mod found here:
Dawnguard and my original mod is required.

Item Sorting Hearthfire
Created by Dasaige
This mod is an extenstion for Hearthfire for my mod found here:
Hearthfire and my original mod is required.

Item Sorting Dragonborn
Created by Dasaige
This mod is an extenstion for Dragonborn for my mod found here:
Dragonborn and my original mod is required.

Sounds of Skyrim - Civilization
Created by Cliffworms
Civilization focuses on adding 223 new sound effects to cities, villages, farms and remote locations where civilization is present. In cities, you can hear the sound of a hammer being used by a villager repairing something, children playing, dogs barking o...
Sounds of Skyrim - The Wilds
Created by Cliffworms
The Wilds focuses on adding sound effects in Skyrim's wilderness. With the 115 new sound effects, the purpose of The Wilds is to audibly enlarge Skyrim's fauna with the addition of various animals, birds and insects that play according to weather, time of ...
Sounds of Skyrim - The Dungeons
Created by Cliffworms
The Dungeons includes 115+ sound effects to add life to the dungeons. The enemy type that inhabits a dungeon will make itself heard. At dungeons’ entrances, you also hear the exterior weather. If there’s a thunderstorm raging outside, you’ll hear the thund...
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...
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...
Convenient Horses
Created by Alek
Mod features:

- Horses for followers (UFO, AFT and EFF compatible, up to 15 followers' horses, scripted AI, advanced features).
- Mounted combat for followers!
- Horse equipment (new saddles and horse armor for both player and followers).
- Mounted c...
Bandolier - Bags and Pouches
Created by 🐍 Sai'Raks

Table of Contents:
What does this mod have to offer
How to get
Version History
Works with these mods
Known mod conflicts
Known issues and bugs

Auto Unequip Ammo
Created by Alek
IMPORTANT: This mod requires Dawnguard. If you don't have Dawnguard get this version instead:
If you already use the other version: "Auto Unequip Arrows" mod then follow these steps to make clean...
Wear Robes Over Armor
Created by Trainwiz
As a man who prefers the *far* superior Morrowind, I was often disappointed that in later games one couldn't wear robes over armor. Perhaps they would rip, but I think my character is smart enough to drape a piece of cloth over his platemail.
Or maybe he ...
Wear Dragonborn Robes Over Armor
Created by Trainwiz
As a man who prefers the *far* superior Morrowind, I was often disappointed that in later games one couldn't wear robes over armor. Perhaps they would rip, but I think my character is smart enough to drape a piece of cloth over his platemail.
Or maybe he...
Guard Dialogue Overhaul
Created by Eckss
More Dialogue, More Realism, More Respect. This Mod alters the Guards' Dialogue, changing it from something that breaks your immersion in the world of Skyrim to something that actually increases it. All in the original voices and Fully compliant with Skyri...
New Bard Songs
Created by Nyx
This modification replaces some of the vanilla Bard Songs with songs from Malukah, BardMichaelKelly and Xendragons (more about the artists below).

[20-Nov-2016 NOTE:]
I won't port this mod to SSE or other platforms. Even though there is a great chance ...
Better Riften
Created by Akis
This is a WIP mod and adds much more details and architecture to Riften, creating a really great atmosphere. Almost 90% of the city is enhanced and polished. Have a look at the screenshots!

As mentioned before, this mod is Work in Progress, so keep watc...
Scholar's Library - All DLC Edition
Created by Bluntaxe
Adds a functional library to each Vanilla and Dragonborn player home. This library automatically sorts and maintains a collection of each world book that the player brings home.

IMPORTANT - This version of this mod requires all 3 Skyrim DLC to operate (...
Unread Books Glow
Created by duggelz
Unread Books Glow by duggelz

Books which you have not read yet will have a visible glow. When you read a book for the first time, its glow will disappear. All copies of the same title are considered the same book, so once you've read one "Cats of Skyr...
Improved Skill Books
Created by elGrecoLoco
Appends the skill improved to the name of every skill book, and loots skill books to your inventory without reading so you can save them for later.

By popular request, I added a script to every skill book that allows you to loot ...
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...
Spend Dragon Souls For Perks
Created by Smitty
*** Now compatible with SkyRE, and other perk-altering mods! ***
* Does NOT require any script extenders. *

(Show some love! Favorite & Thumbs up!)

New, Version 3.0 is out! Read the revision log for more info!
Checkout the 3.0 Update video.
The Paarthurnax Dilemma
Created by Arthmoor
Disappointed with how ruthless and unforgiving the Blades were at the end of the main quest? Felt like you should have been able to put your foot down and make them see reason? Well now you can!

This mod is a simple, yet badly needed modification to the...
Run For Your Lives
Created by Arthmoor
A small mod that makes citizens in a village or city run indoors during a dragon or vampire attack.

This was born out of frustration at seeing the citizens all trying to be a hero and rushing headlong to their doom attacking dragons and vampires. Instea...
D13 Leveled Items Upgrade - Dragonborn Expansion
Created by DarkAngel13
Hi Guys

This file is expansion to my original mod D13 Leveled Item Upgrade

Realistic Dragon Loot (Lighter & More Valuable!)
Created by pÄÄh
Ever wondered why the bones weight that much in the game?
Flying creatures need hollow bones to be able to fly, so it doesn't make sense in the actual game.
Also these are bones of legendary creatures, why are they so cheap?
This mod reduces the weight...
Dungeon Quest Awareness
Created by Dark
When discovering a new location, this mod will display if there are any major quest for that dungeon and where you can find those quest. This change is added to the map marker and area name for major quest dungeons.

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 (
EzE's - Remove 3D Map Camera Restrictions -
Created by EzE
Removes the camera limits/restrictions to the 3D map. You can now zoom in on Markarth and Solitude (as well as get a view behind them). You can also get a better view of the icy shore near the College of Winterhold.
This is not a "Skyrim.ini" tweak. Infac...
Lockpicking Measurement Vision
Created by DasMatze
This is a simple texture modification that helps you picking more difficult locks by adding glowing lines.

If it looks too futuristic to you, download these instead:

I won't change a thing about ...
Lockpick Pro
Created by bruce wang
Mod created by Kenney Vleugels. Uploaded by FreeTheEnslaved.


This mod adds a bar at the top of the screen while picking a lock which shows you the 'sweet spot' of the lock. It also shows the health of the current ...
Throwing Weapons Redux
Created by Madrilous
Defeat your enemies from afar using more than just spells and arrows with Throwing Weapons. Inflict death from afar with axes, knives, javelins and grenades.

Throwing Weapons Redux - Perk Tree
Created by Madrilous

This mod adds perks to the Archery skill tree which boost your capability wi...
Faction: Pit Fighter
Created by ThirteenOranges
Pit Fighter contains an all new faction to join, complete with NPCs, progression through the ranks, unique rewards and side quests.

"The Pit Fighters of Windhelm were once the city's proud Arena Team, known throughout Tamriel as The Paladins. Since t...
Faction: Pit Fighter Travels Add-On
Created by ThirteenOranges
Pit Fighter Travels is an Add-On for An Elder Scrolls Faction: Pit Fighter which provides multiple new pit fight locations and rewards as well as new creatures, weapons and armor. [...
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Apr 13, 2015 @ 10:27am
PINNED: [1] Load Order
Mar 22, 2015 @ 6:08am
PINNED: [2] Requirements and Instructions
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Telsari  [author] Mar 10, 2015 @ 2:05am 
I'm not at home right now, but I will get to that.
EcLiPsE Mar 9, 2015 @ 2:31pm 
my game wont start.. would apreciate a load order..