The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Drain Vitality bugfix for Dawnguard
Category: Magic, Miscellaneous
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Aug 11, 2012 @ 6:45am
Aug 24, 2012 @ 3:27pm
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Drain Vitality bugfix for Dawnguard

Some players reported that script is not working.
All dirty tricks with BaseID removed, the code is clean now.

If it STILL does not work, you should try to disable some of your mods before praying at the shrine.


The bug description can be found here:

This is caused because the dragon version of Drain Vitality is linked to "Mark For Dead"'s words.

How to fix the bug?
1) Install the plugin. This plugin breakes the link between two shouts. However, the shout's dummy will still appear in the Shout's menu.
2) Go to any shrine of the Divines (Mara's, for example) and ask to "cure" you from this bug.

You still have to keep the plugin active waiting for the official patch. If you disable the plugin, the Drain Vitality bug can occur again.

If you have all 3 Mark For Dead words, and you have cured the bug, you can safely remove the plugin. This bug occurs only when you learn a new MFD word, so no new words -> no bug.
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flexcreator  [author] Apr 6, 2016 @ 2:53pm 
@Drakonerflip, please consider installing USLEEP / Unofficial Skyrim Patches (you can't find them on steam, but you can get them from nexus). This fix was included into the USLEEP / Unofficial Dawnguard Patch as well.

They fix many things that you don't even recognize as a bug. In my case, dragons started to make trails on the ground while falling and briarhearts started to be dynamic (the appeareance is updated when you loot the heart from the body) after installing.
Drakonerflip Apr 6, 2016 @ 5:14am 
Thank you so much! I thought I was doomed to play my whole game with that shitty bug.
Jean Stéphane Apr 11, 2015 @ 12:29pm 
I don't know which version I have. I have skyrim legendary edition, thart I'm sure !
flexcreator  [author] Apr 11, 2015 @ 11:38am 
@Jean Stéphane, t's included in the Unofficial Patch, so if you have the latest version, this mod is not needed
Jean Stéphane Apr 11, 2015 @ 10:57am 
I don't know if it works so far, but I like the idea. Thanks :-))
DivinePotato Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:03pm 
ok, i just restarted a new game anyways xD and it dident, i already had the full shout, but its probaly has something to do with some of the mods i had, either way i just started a new game, and hopefully it doesnt again
flexcreator  [author] Dec 28, 2014 @ 2:05pm 
@xXVebicXx, it shoudn't remove the original shout;
Any shout with description containing numbers is NOT original.

If you have any issues, revert to the bugged save and try the Unoffical Dawnguard Patch, it includes this fix now
DivinePotato Dec 28, 2014 @ 1:21pm 
uh.. this kinda helped.. it removed the glitched shout, but also removed the original shout, and if i try player.teachword (Shout id) it just says it isent the right id, or the id doesnt exist
so now i cant get the drain vitality shout back
flexcreator  [author] Oct 12, 2014 @ 3:37am 
@professor_moriarty, no, it doesn't fix the wall, it fixes the Dragon Shout. appearing when you learn the Marked For Death word
professor_moriarty Oct 11, 2014 @ 1:36pm 
so this will fix the wall at arcwind point to learn the shout?