The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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67 of some of the greatest mods that I've come across. These are all of the ones that I use and they really enhance the game dramatically. I have a few that aren't necessarily audio/visual based, but they do make Skyrim more immersive overall.
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Alternate Start - Live Another Life
Created by Arthmoor
Misery and despair have haunted you all your life. Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, you've been arrested and thrown in the dungeons. Your trial was supposed to be weeks ago, only nobody has come for you. It's been so long since seeing dayli...
HQ snow texture
Created by Erik1988
There is a new version for Special Edition available here (Nexus):
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrimspecialedition/mods/670/?

Make sure to check it out!

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I was hoping to get a more crystallized look on the snow and make it feel more cold.
Yo...
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 http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8328
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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!)...
Dynamic Fires
Created by woodbyte
Allows one to ignite and extinguish fires by using fire and frost spells, respectively. It also puts out fires that have been running for some time. (**update** - torch bashing now lights up fires too)

This initial release features all campfires. Other ...
Enhanced Hotpools
Created by jakhajay
Enhanced Hotpools by Ja-Kha'jay

Ever wanted to kick back and relax in the hotpools in Eastmarch? Now you can! This mod enhances the hotpool camp so your Dovahkiin can sit down and simmer.

Adds a few partially hidden rock chairs around the hotpool edg...
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...
More Grass
Created by Kingfish
Increases the density of grass in Skyrim! Making for some more scenic and beautiful landscapes.

This truely increases how much grass there is, not the height/size of the grass. It has very little to no FPS reduction....
Pure Waters
Created by Laast
1 000 000+ actual subscribers!!!

UPDATES:

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...
Real Glaciers V2
Created by Osmodius
DONT FORGET TO RATE AND COMMENT =)

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...
Matso Immersive Sun
A simple sun texture replacement, based on Realistic Lighting.Also avaiable on Skyrim Nexus (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=8501)

Best with Skyrim Visual Immersion (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=5587)...
Detailed Outskirts
Created by Dex
Update: I have been away for awhile now busy with life and work, blown up computer, but just to let all my devoted followers there will be an update soon.

Detailed Outskirts was made to bring smoother transitions to the Detailed Cities mod in conjunctio...
Immersive Contrast Boost
Created by Aplestormy
Immersive Contrast Boost
By Aplestormy

Features
  • No Performance Loss
  • Almost doubles game contrast, getting rid of the "Washed out" visuals
  • Compatible with nearly every Lighting Mod
  • Mak
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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.

REQUIREMENTS...
Lanterns Of Skyrim - Villages
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add lanterns in the villages around Skyrim and they lit from 5pm to 8am next day. No BSA file required
Just for eyecandy and maybe helpful to recognize villages during night

* VILLAGES *

- Riverwood
- Karthwasten
- Ivarstead...
Lanterns of Skyrim - Bridges
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add lanterns per bridge around Skyrim. Just for eyecandy and maybe helpful to recognize bridges during night.

* NEW VERSION *
Light of the lanterns now have increased distance view
Better lighting
Script free
Light lit from 5p...
Lanterns of Skyrim - Around Cities
Created by manny_gt
* OVERVIEW *
This mod add some lanterns along roads to the main cities Solitude, Whiterun, Windhelm, Markarth, Riften and Winterhold.

* NEW VERSION *
Light of the lanterns now have increased distance view
Better lighting
Script free
Light lit from ...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Falkreath
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Falkreath
Make Falkreath beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Falkreath, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light sources
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Markarth Exterior
Created by matthieu6839
Add many details to the exterior of Markarth and make it beautiful! If you enjoy this mod, please rate, subscribe and favorite it .

Now avalaible :
Enhanced Cities: Morthal ...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Morthal
Created by matthieu6839
Add many details to Morthal and make it beautiful! If you enjoy this mod, please rate, subscribe and favorite it .


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Adds to the city:

• Furniture
• Containers
• Insects and Animals...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riften
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riften
Make Riften beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Riften, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • Gener
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Towns and Villages Enhanced - Riverwood
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Riverwood
Make Riverwood (more) beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Riverwood, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light source
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Solitude
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Solitude
Make Solitude beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Solitude, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Winterhold
Created by matthieu6839
Add many details to Winterhold and make it beautiful! If you enjoy this mod, please rate, subscribe and favorite it .

Now avalaible :
Enhanced Cities: Morthal
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Windhelm
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Windhelm
Make Windhelm beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Windhelm, including:
  • Trees (Featuring new models thanks to GKB Trees)
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun
Created by Aplestormy
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun
Make Whiterun beautiful!

Features
Adds over 1500 new items to Whiterun, including:
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Alchemist Plants
  • General Flora
  • Light sources
  • Arch
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Towns and Villages Enhanced: Whiterun Exterior
Created by Aplestormy
Please check out my other Mod (Towns and Villages Enhanced), that Adds new levels of detail to towns and villages around skyrim! :) (Similar to this one, but for whole villages!)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=68336872

Follow m...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Inns
Created by matthieu6839
Add many details to the Inns of Skyrim and make them beautiful! If you enjoy this mod, please rate, subscribe and favorite it .

Now avalaible :
Enhanced Cities: Morthal [/url...
Towns and Villages Enhanced: Villages Redux
Created by Aplestormy
Make Skyrims Villages Beautiful!
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A redux of the popular mod, Towns and Villages Enhanced: Villages.

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Adds many items to the villages around...
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 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...
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 ...
Spells Give Off Light
Created by Moredekai
I DID IT!!!!!!! well, kind of. I fixed the shadows not being lit up. it is a simple ini tweak, go to skyrimPrefs.ini and under [Display] change "bDeferredShadows=1 to 0. now spells will light up shadows. Also, this mod i have found is EXTREMELY incompatibl...
Realistic Ragdolls and Force
Created by BakaKemono
(ESP plugin)Reduces the extra force applied on ragdolls to a more reasonable level
(MESH)Replaces ragdolls so that they bend and twist realistically and fall at a faster velocity, and increases friction to fix ice-like ragdoll sliding

If you want more...
Ponytail Hairstyles by Azar
Created by Azar
This mod adds some new ponytail hairstyles for your female characters. This is a stand-alone mod and will not conflict with any other hair mods you're using. These hairs were designed primarily for human females. They can be used on males and other races, ...
The Eyes Of Beauty
Created by LogRaam
THE EYES OF BEAUTY by LogRaam
70+ New eyes textures.

Textures for all races....
Real Wildlife Skyrim
Created by nedius
IMPORTANT NOTE

I've been away from skyrim for quite a while - real life, work and other hobby products have all taken my time, priorities and interests elsewhere.

I am aware of a range of issues RWS causes, or seems to cause. Fixing them is beyond m...
Faster Vanilla Horses
Created by Jov
Like many, I found Skyrim's horses to be unrealistically and unreasonably slow. Travel by horse was hardly faster than by foot, making it unrewarding.

Horse speed and gallop-time has been given a significant -yet balanced- boost, for a more realistic (a...
Horse Armors
Created by Dartanis
This mod is now open as a mod resource. I likely will not be updating it, so tweak, fix ,integrate and redistribute as you please!! Just leave a credit ;)
Happy modding,
- Mystikhybrid

Version 1.5:
- Frost has a new Custom Armor!
- Shadowmere Now us...
Whistle
Created by Iskariot
Gives you a Power that lets you whistle for the last horse you rode on, and it will come running. If it is too far away it will be moved to somewhere behind you and run up to you.
Powers are used just like Shouts, but without the cooldown (defaul: Z).

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Get Drunk
Created by Guardian2986
This mod will add radial blur, distortion, stumbling, and other inebriation effects after consuming Nord Mead, Alto Wine, Spiced Wine, and many other alcoholic beverages for getting wasted.

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Please subscribe...
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...
Unlimited Bookshelves
Created by Da5id2701
How would you like to actually be able to fill a shelf with books, or even other items? With the original script, you can only put up to 18 books on the largest shelves, which will only fill the shelf if the books are all the largest size. It's really anno...
People of the Past
Created by Kampferwolf
It has been said that whole worlds could be written in a book. That enough detail could create an environment that could almost seem real. Many people before our time had mastered this, and done so in a way that the world could become real. The forgotten p...
Lightweight Potions and Poisons
Created by JustinOther
Drops the weights all of potions and poisons from 0.5 to 0.1.

Currently supports *only Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish Skyrim installations.

Revision 5: Added Czech support. Dawnguard potions reweighed ...
Merchants Revamped
Created by Revamped
Is your house or backpack full of misc items collected from your adventures. Is your chest full of swords and armor taken from slain enemies to the point where you can't even close the lid ? Do you think to yourself how am I supposed to gain fortune when ...
Roosters At Dawn
Created by The Mall of America
A mod that adds a little more life to the village, farm, and city life of Skyrim by having some of the roosters crow at dawn when in appropriate areas.

I wanted this mod to be as organic and believable as possible. I chose several different rooster soun...
Static Mesh Improvement Mod
Created by Brumbek
http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/users/donate/?id=283020[img]http://i.imgur.com/dJA8nfq.png[/img]

IMPORTANT: Load Order Compatibility
The SMIM .esp file (StaticMeshImprovementMod.esp) must be...
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...
Reduced Distance NPC Greetings
Created by Cipscis
This mod reduces the distance required for NPC greetings so that you'll need to nearly bump into them.

Also available on Skyrim Nexus: http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=746

Also see:
No NPC Greetings - http://steamcommunity.com/share...
RNG (Dynamic) Guards
Created by 한로렌
==========NOTICE==========
Changes can take up to one in-game week to take full effect. Alternatively, you can use the console command "resurrect" to manually force a reroll on the selected guard. Please make sure you have tried both before posting an err...
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4 Comments
Godith Shadowind Sep 3, 2013 @ 9:16am 
great! I stole some of these mods for my own collection :)
Twitch.tv/MOBFuzi0n12 Aug 29, 2013 @ 9:00am 
JUST INSTALLED THEM ALL xD
thanks alot
Eldyr Aug 29, 2013 @ 7:14am 
nice collection of mods hear i will favorite this and use some off them
Zverg[MK] Aug 25, 2013 @ 2:50am 
Заебатый мод