The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Enhanced Blood Textures 3.6b
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133.590 MB
Feb 8, 2012 @ 7:14pm
May 30, 2015 @ 3:43am
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Enhanced Blood Textures 3.6b

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 for machines. Customize certain features with use of MCM and optional plugins.

Nexus version:

Skyrim Mod Spotlight by Brodual:

Current Version Changes
3.6b (contains changes from 3.6a)
-Certain textures on Steam version will no longer be at low resolution (Steam removed the size file limit)
-Fixed unarmed hit effects for insects and dwarven mechs
-Fixed crossbow bolts using incorrect wound damage type
-Fixed incorrect bleeding for certain monsters from Immersive Creatures
-Re-made blood pool normal maps on solid surfaces
-Re-made oil normal maps
-Updated Skyrim Monster Mod patch to version 13 (This should not be used with older versions of Monster Mod because the file format is different - esm to esp)
-Additional blood splatters on non-killmove one-hit kills
-Minor edits to spasms

The full FAQ is found in the description tab for the Nexus version of this mod. Please read that first before posting issues. You will most likely find answers there so you don't have to wait for a reply.

DLC Patches?
I am not allowed to post a separate download link to the patches on this Steam page. You will need to download the file from Nexus and just move the DLC patch to your Skyrim folder. Patches are for 3.6c and will work with the current version here on Steam. I am unable to update the mod at this time.

You need Skyui and SKSE to use the MCM options. It is NOT required for the mod to work.

If you are not getting any blood you may need to make the decal amount graphic option higher. It is found in the Skyrim Launcher options.

This is not compatible with other blood mods. Expect gamesave bloat and crashes if you continue to use conflicting mods.

Use only one Compatibility patch!

ENB and lighting mods will make drastic changes to blood color depending on what setting they use. Want options to counter this? Use the Nexus version.

Detailed Features (these are not modular)
Main plugin (ESP):
-Separated combat blood splatters and hand placed blood decals
-Increase duration for weapon blood
-Increase size to hit splatters and added different wounds based on weapon type (Blade, Claw, Bow, Unarmed, Blunt)
-Changes to screen blood duration, size, and amount

-New high resolution blood textures to splatters, screen blood, wounds
-Increase red color to hit spurt animation
-High detail decapitation texture

New Features / Scripts:
-Increased blood amount during combat. Every hit now causes blood splatters
-Bleeding out and dying npcs will now produce blood drops
-Bleeding spurt animation from the neck after decapitation and neck slit killmove
-Low health blood drops(blood trail) Follow blood drops of those who fled the fight wounded
-Heavy and light splatter types depending on how much damage is done. Configurable to match damage mods
-Blood pools that will only appear if hit with physical damage and will react differently on softer surfaces (sand, dirt, ect.)
-Increased blood splatters and spurts from killmoves
-Green blood for spiders and chaurus
-Dwarven automatons bleed oil
-Chance based spasm effect after killmove animations and decapitates
-Mod Configuration Menu (MCM) to adjust certain aspects of the mod. This feature requires Skyui and SKSE

Optional files: (Found only on the Nexus version)
-Smaller blood splatter, wound size, and amount
-Darker or brighter blood color for use with all lighting mods
-No screen blood and blurry screen blood optional files

How to Uninstall
You will need to do this or your game will crash on startup and it will make sure that the scripts will stop. This is a game engine issue which has been fixed in Fallout 4.

-Go to an indoor area where there are no blood splatters anywhere. If there is blood in the area previously you should first fast travel somewhere else. (If this is not done you may crash when the mod is uninstalled)
-Open console using the ~ key, and type the following:
stopquest zGoreEffectsPlayerQuest

If you have SkyUI you can just click the uninstall button in the MCM menu instead of typing in the commands on the top.

Clean Save
Only do this if you are experiencing mod issues. Read the FAQ before doing so.

Follow steps below:
-Type the following in the console. (~) key
stopquest zGoreEffectsPlayerQuest
-Go to an indoor area where there no blood splatters anywhere and possibly no other NPCs.
-Open console again (~) and type:
-Save game
-Quit the game
-Fully uninstall the mod and not just ticking the mod off.
-Go back into game and load that save
-Save the game again
-Now install the mod
-Load the save

Your MCM menu will be grayed out if you didn't make a clean save.

If blood doesn't appear on the ground or no blood pools:
-Check if your graphic setting for decal is on high (it most likely isn't)
-Uninstall the mod by following the uninstall method
-Check the scripts folder contains files that start with: zblood or zgore and delete them, if they exists
-Delete dD - Enhanced Blood Main.bsa in the data folder if it exists
-Install the mod with only the main plugin file active (no optional files) and disable all other mods
-Start the game and while in the main menu type in the console: coc whiterunorigin
-Attack npcs and see if it works

I am unable to post it here because of text on Steam

Check the FAQ on the Nexus version of this mod:
Popular Discussions View All (7)
Jun 19 @ 7:25am
↑Horst ᛟ Wessel↑
Feb 15, 2016 @ 5:41am
doesnt work 4 me
Nov 28, 2015 @ 12:55am
Ugly blood problem
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I'm The King™ Jun 14 @ 4:23am 
This is a must have, thnx for uploading it to Workshop babe
Mickey Jun 11 @ 6:14pm 
Is this mod okay for Dragon Born DLC?
Beto May 24 @ 12:41pm 
Timesplitter May 14 @ 7:30pm 
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Into the time. Apr 16 @ 5:48pm 
Don't break me down,down down down
msSKA Apr 15 @ 8:06am 
so much better than some red plastic on the floor
DeathBelle Mar 2 @ 11:19pm 
Love it!
Shaolin Warrior Feb 22 @ 4:20am 
not realistic
The One True Griff Feb 2 @ 12:28pm 
This mod is currently causing my game to CTD upon saving, loading, waiting, or changing areas. Any idea what could be causing it? I've loved it so far and don't want to unsub
LegendKnight Jan 24 @ 5:55am 
Best blood mod nice job :awetobot: