The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Longer Duration Crafting Potions
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Apr 15, 2012 @ 4:14am
Apr 15, 2012 @ 1:23pm
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Longer Duration Crafting Potions

In 1 collection by Arod Snaux
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Increases the duration of crafted potions of Enchanting and Smithing from 30s to up to 10min, giving you enough time to find your items, browse your chants, and rename your items. Better-quality ingredients yield longer durations. (Spriggan Sap is best).

This fixes a major flaw in Skyrims design: if you are using a Fortify skill potion while crafting, you have only 30 seconds to locate your item, rename it, assign an enchant, and pick a soul gem. If you're too slow, you lose the potion magic and ruin your item. Now you will never run out of time on a potion because you are browsing for goods or trying to enter a new item name. Bad design, Bethesda!

Please note this only works on new potions you create via alchemy - the duration of purchased "stock" potions and crafted potions already in your inventory will not change.
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Fleshus Mortis Maximus Oct 28 @ 6:02am 
Ok finally its easy to made. Just change effect duration in ingredients...
Fleshus Mortis Maximus Oct 18 @ 12:35am 
Nice mod but it change the names of ingredients and potions to english. How you made this mod , with Skyrim Creation Kit ?
Joker961 Jun 10 @ 2:56am 
Been using this mod for a long time, and it's great and lore friendly as well. Thanks for a great mod that makes crafting a lot less of a hassle.
Talyn Firelock Jun 6 @ 7:43am 
I sure need this, thanks
anthonyjohnadlington Apr 23 @ 6:48pm 
Thanks mate for this we all will love it
skorne_tetzu May 4, 2014 @ 1:00pm 
Usually I test before I comment; but I just have to say right now THANK YOU!!! Needless to say, I'm so sick and tired of finding everything I need... thinking up a Good name, trying to memorize the steps to get there quickly... and then 'HOPING' I actually beat the potion... but never really knowing for sure, since it's usually just a few percent upgrade. So again... Thank you!!!
LaNeko Feb 5, 2014 @ 1:48pm 
Thx and smart idea now I can use potions again ^^
ƒe!ïx٩͡๏̯͡๏۶ Aug 4, 2013 @ 3:05am 
This looks great. Thanks.
bitl Jul 13, 2013 @ 12:49am 
@Arod Snaux: could you please also extend the duration if enchanting fortification potions found in game? Not crafted only.
Arod Snaux  [author] Jun 22, 2013 @ 6:53pm 
It's a basic mod conflict: The weights, costs, and durations are all stored in the same place in Skyrim, so mods that modify one will clobber the other. What you could do is only turn this mod on when you are actually crafting. OR grab my containers mod and never worry about weight again - it allows you to summon and open and store containers from all over the world.