Weather Systems

Cathedral Weathers and Seasons

    BSA EXTRACTED MERGED

The Cathedral Concept is a comprehensive visual overhaul for Skyrim. It is performance friendly, consisting mostly of retextures, improved models, and lighting modifications so that you can use it as a foundation without having to worry extensively about compatibility.

Main Files — Cathedral Weathers

Cathedral Weathers MCM

    MERGED

This adds an MCM menu to the Cathedral Weathers mod. The options available in the spell configuration menu are also available in the MCM Menu.

Main Files — Cathedral Weathers MCM

Real Rain SE

    MERGED

Real Rain will make you run for cover and get a dovahbrella :D.

Main Files — RealRain 3.2

Lucid Rain - for Cathedral Weathers and Seasons

   

Rain that is denser and more visible for Cathedral Weathers and Seasons.

Main Files — Lucid Rain

Obsidian Mountain Fogs

    MERGED

Increases the volumetric mountain clouds providing both depth and mystery to the mountain ranges of Skyrim.

Main Files — Obsidian Mountain Fogs

Storm Lightning for SSE and VR (Minty Lightning 2019)

    SKSE DLL

This is a remake of Minty's Lightning mod as an SKSE plugin. The purpose of this mod is stability and scalability. It can summon up to 50 sheet lightnings and 50 fork lightnings per second and up to 31 cells distance. This results in a more natural and enjoyable storm experience.

Main Files — Storm Lightning for SSE and VR - Fomod Installer

Wonders of Weather

    BSA EXTRACTED MERGED

Adds rain splashes, rainbows, and shooting stars to the world of Skyrim for a more immersive weather experience.

Main Files — Wonders of Weather

ETHEREAL CLOUDS - Special Edition

   

Ethereal Clouds is a lore-friendly retexture of the clouds of Skyrim.

Main Files — ETHEREAL CLOUDS - Special Edition - 2K

ENB Related Files

ENB Helper SE

    ENB SKSE DLL

This is a SKSE64 plugin that currently enables weather system in ENB.

Main Files — ENB Helper SE 1.5 for SSE 1.5.97

Skyrim particle patch for ENB

  

Skyrim has quite a few object meshes that have their shaders or blending properties set incorrectly. As a result, when using ENB many of these objects look buggy or react to an incorrect category in enbseries.ini.

Main Files — Skyrim_Particle_Patch_for_ENB--SSE_Patch.zip
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • Particle Patch for ENB SSE.esp
  • meshes\magic\lightspellactorfx.nif

Enhanced Lighting for ENB (ELE) - Special Edition

    MERGED

This mod intends to adjust every type of lighting inside the Skyrim game so it will both look better with ENB and make it a lot easier to customize an ENB preset without ruining some parts of the games look. Which is the case with the vanilla Skyrim lighting in some parts depending on the ENB settings used.

Main Files — ELE - SE v1.2.2
Optional Files — ELE SE - Cutting Room Floor patch
Optional Files — ELE SE - Falskaar patch
Optional Files — ELE SE - Helgen Reborn patch
Optional Files — ELE SE - Legacy of the Dragonborn patch
Optional Files — ELE SSE - Medieval Lanterns of Skyrim
Special InstructionsSpecial Installation: Delete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • ELE_SSE_LotD.esp (Use THIS LOTD v5 Replacer ESP Instead)

ELE-ELFX Consistency Patch and Tweaks

    MERGED

This mod is a simple patch to help ELE and ELFX work nicely together.

Main Files — ELE - ELFX Consistency Patch and Tweaks

General World Improvement

BetterFalmerCaveCeilingGlow

   

This mod is A 2k texture replacement of Falmer Cave Ceiling Glowing.

Optional Files — BetterFalmerCaveCeilingGlow_Cyan

Better Dynamic Snow SE

   

This mod replaces the default snow shader with a dynamic shader.

Main Files — Better Dynamic Snow SE v2.11.0

Better Dynamic Ash SE

    MERGED

This mod applies the Better Dynamic Snow shader to ash objects in Solstheim.

Main Files — Better Dynamic Ash SE

Stalhrim

   

This mod retextures the Stalhrim ore from the Dragonborn DLC.

Main Files — Stalhrim Source 2K v3.1

Static Mesh Improvement Mod

   

This mod modifies many 3D models and textures to improve their appearance, fix many ugly seams, and to fix other oddities found in Skyrim.

Main Files — SMIM SE 2-08

Ruins Clutter Improved - Special Edition

   

This mod improves the various clutter throughout Skyrim's Dungeons.

Main Files — Ruins_Clutter_Improved_SE_NMM_v3-1
Update Files — Falmer Temple Chandelier
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\dungeons\imperial\PortcullisSmall01\impportcullissmall01.nif

Noble Skyrim - Skyrim Special Edition Performance Version

   

This mod is a texture overhaul of all Skyrim architecture and many other things to match the theme.

Main Files — B. Noble Skyrim - FULL PACK_Performance Edition
Update Files — NSM - SMIM Patch

MystiriousDawn's HD Skyrim Overhaul

   

Beautiful photorealistic textures for many things in Skyrim (148 textures) - Landscape overhaul, Farmhouses, Holds, Mountains, etc...

Main Files — HD Skyrim All in One - Highest Quality

Northern Shores

   

Beach, shore and ocean floor textures in 8K. 4 & 2K versions available

Optional Files — Northern Shores 4K

Spice of Life - Orc Strongholds SE

    MERGED

This mod improves Orc Longhouses.

Main Files — Spice of Life - Orc Longhouses

Skyrim 3D High Hrothgar Steps

   

This mod enhances the models and textures for the steps leading to High Hrothgar.

Main Files — Skyrim 3D High Hrothgar Steps

Better Signage - Inns and Shops

    CLASSIC

Better Signage - Inns and Shops improves the default signage for the city taverns and shops to make them more detailed and dimensional.

Main Files — Better_Signage_1_0_1

Enhanced Lights and FX

   

Enhanced Lights and FX has the goal to create a more dramatic and realistic mood to the Skyrim lighting.

Main Files — Enhanced Lights and FX

Reduced Glow FX SE

   

This mod reduces the glow fx for a more natural feeling.

Main Files — Reduced Glow FX SE

Remove Ugly Torch Glow Special Edition

   

This mod Removes static torch glow seen on, well, torches.

Main Files — Remove that glow SE

Unofficial Enhanced Lights and FX ELFX SMIM fps patch for SE

   

This mod is for those having a massive fps drop issue when you use the ELFX mod with the SMIM mod and ENB together.

Main Files — ELFX SMIM ENB fps patch

Relighting Skyrim - Tailored for ELFX Special Edition

   

This mod aims to make all light come straight from a light source and to have all light sources make light. For the purposes of this guide, only a subset of this mod is used to be compatible with ELFX and thus the alternate download location. Please endorse the original mod as it is really good work!

Special Thanks to Neovalen for permission to port and redistribute.

Miscellaneous Files — Relighting Skyrim - Tailored for ELFX Special Edition

Improved Hearthfire Lighting SE

    MERGED

Just a quick mod to add dynamic lights to the Hearthfire houses.

Main Files — Improved Hearthfire Lighting SE

Medieval Lanterns of Skyrim

    LOOT MERGED

MLOS increases the variety of the candle lanterns used in the Skyim world from 1 to 16, in a regional motive and installs light posts with candle lanterns across the main roads. Now with animated lanterns.

Main Files — Medieval Lanterns of Skyrim
Optional Files — Medieval Lanterns of Skyrim Lights Off Script
Miscellaneous Files — Medieval Lanterns of Skyrim - Arthmoor Villages Multi Patcher

Soul Cairn HD

   

This mod is a comprehensive overhaul of the Soul Cairn.

Main Files — Soul Cairn 4K
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\dlc01\soulcairn\bwallbase2_p.dds
  • textures\dlc01\soulcairn\sc_bydoor_p.dds
  • textures\dlc01\soulcairn\scbonetile_p.dds
  • textures\dlc01\soulcairn\scmfloor_p.dds
  • textures\dlc01\soulcairn\spirebasic_p.dds

City Retextures

Frankly HD Markarth - The White City Redux

   

This mod retextures the City of Markarth and Dwemer ruins.

Main Files — Frankly HD Markarth - The White City Redux _4K_1.1

Skyland - Solitude

   

Skyland Solitude offers a truly realistic texture overhaul to the city of Solitude and the Blue Palace along with surrounding areas such as the docks bridge and stone structures and gates along with the Dominion consulate.

Main Files — Skyland - Solitude

Skyland - Winterhold

   

See the College of Winterhold like you never have before with Skyland Winterhold. Retextured from the ground up in 2k/2k textures. Recreated with a blend of traditional and photogrammetry texturing techniques that deliver stunning, realistic textures up close and far away.

Main Files — Skyland - Winterhold

Clutter and Miscellaneous

Animated Clutter SSE

   

This mod adds opening/closing animations to several objects that should be animated for the sake of greater realism.

Main Files — Animated Clutter SSE

CC's Enhanced Ore Veins SSE Edition

   

This mod retextures ore veins and mined ore.

Main Files — Enhanced Ore Veins - 2K - 7.2

LeanWolf's Better-Shaped Talos Statue with Greatsword SE

   

A simple mesh replacer that gives the statue of Talos a Greatsword rather than that toothpick he was holding - for a more warrior-like Talos statue.

Main Files — LeanWolf's Better-Shaped Talos with Greatsword SSE

BLOODSTONE CHALICE REBORN

    CLASSIC

This mod is a complete overhaul of the original vampire quest item. All new meshes and textures were created to fix the ugly distorted eyesore that was the original.

Main Files — BLOODSTONE CHALICE REBORN 2K

Dark Brotherhood Tenets Restored

    CLASSIC

This mod improves the textures of the Dark Brotherhood Tenets.

Main Files — Tenets Restored 1_3 - Standard Edition

Dressed Hearthfire Doll

   

She was naked in the cold of Skyrim for a long time. Now she has a red one-piece dress and a new face for this old cloth doll.

Main Files — Dressed Hearthfire Doll

EASIER LOCKPICKING - Without Cheating - Nordic Retexture

    CLASSIC

This mod retextures the locks in Skyrim to be more scratched and weathered looking as would be expected. This gives more visual reference points to remember lockpick placement. When a pick breaks, it's easier to find the spot to try again.

Main Files — Easier Lockpicking 1_2 - Nordic Locks

Forgotten Retex Project

   

This mod retextures random clutter that is not covered elsewhere.

Main Files — Forgotten Retex Project
Miscellaneous Files — Realistic HD Woodcutter's Axe Remastered - Patches

HORNCANDLES

   

This is an HD (mainly) horn candles texture.

Optional Files — Horncandles.2k-1k

JS Dragon Claws SE

   

This mod retextures all the Nordic ruin dragon claws.

Main Files — 2k Textures

JS Dragon Claws - Patches

   

This mod adds various patches for JS Dragon Claws

Main Files — JS Dragon Claws - Amethyst Patch
Main Files — JS Dragon Claws - Helgen Reborn Patch
Main Files — JS Dragon Claws - Wyrmstooth Patch

MAPS

    CLASSIC

Hi-res lore-friendly retexture of the two battle maps in Skyrim. Now you can read all the map information in game, if you choose the 4K version.

Main Files — MAPS 4K Optimized

Hold Border Banners

    MERGED

This mod adds banners along roadsides at the boundaries of two holds. The banner will show which hold is being entered. If unsure which hold the banner represents, simply target it and the name of the hold will appear.

Main Files — Hold Border Banners
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • HoldBorderBanners.BSA (The textures from this mod are not required so you don't need to extract this BSA before deleting it.)

PELTAPALOOZA - Special Edition

   

This mod increases the number of pelts used by the game from the default 3 to 9 and adds new higher quality textures.

Main Files — PELTAPALOOZA Special Edition - FULL

4K HQ Cowhide Yeehaw

   

This mod retexture Cowhide and cowhide pelts.

Main Files — 4K HQ Cowhide

Realistic HD Baskets Remastered

   

This mod improves the quality of the Basket textures.

Main Files — Realistic HD Baskets Remastered

Realistic HD Food Remastered

   

This mod improves the quality of the food textures.

Main Files — Realistic HD Food Remastered
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\clutter\food\cheesewedge02.nif
  • meshes\clutter\food\cheesewheel02a.nif
  • meshes\clutter\food\cheesewheel02b.nif

Realistic HD Mushrooms Remastered

   

This mod improves the texture quality of mushrooms.

Main Files — Realistic HD Mushrooms Remastered

High Poly Project

   

An on-going process to improve the models of the game with more polygons, UV edits or just replace them altogether. SMIM was the inspiration and the lack of similar mods led me to make this.

Main Files — High Poly Project
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\clutter\candles
  • meshes\clutter\wine\winebottle02b.nif
  • meshes\furniture\cart

Rens HD Shrines

   

This mod is a high-quality lore friendly retexture of the divine shrines.

Main Files — RensHDShrines_2_4

Retexture for Soup

    CLASSIC

This mod is a high quality retexture of the various soups in Skyrim.

Main Files — SMIM Mesh - Poor Version

Revamped Assets Skyrim

    CLASSIC

This mod gives new form, design, and definition to the vanilla assets of Skyrim whilst still respecting the original design scheme.

Main Files — Revamped Assets Skyrim - Ultra (FOMOD Package)
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\furniture\enchanting*.nif
  • meshes\furniture\workbenches\disenchantworkbench01.nif
  • meshes\furniture\workbenches\enchanting*.nif
  • meshes\loadscreenart\loadscreenenchantingworkbench.nif
  • textures\jiffymm\ras

RUGNAROK - Special Edition

   

This mod is a high-quality mesh and texture for all the rugs found throughout the game.

Main Files — RUGNAROK - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC ALCHEMY and ENCHANTING TABLES

    CLASSIC

This mod is a rustic overhaul of the alchemy and enchanting tables of Skyrim. The aim is to bring real antiquity to these arcane crafting tables as is fitting of their ancient origin.

Main Files — RUSTIC ALCHEMY and ENCHANTING TABLES 2K
Optional Files — Retex of Revamped Alchemy Lab HD - 2K
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\dungeons

RUSTIC AMULETS - Special Edition

   

This mod retextures the amulets found in Skyrim, including the ones from the Dawnguard and Dragonborn DLCs.

Main Files — RUSTIC AMULETS SE

RUSTIC CLUTTER COLLECTION - Special Edition

   

This mod is a hi-res and lore-friendly retexture of Skyrim dinnerware, pottery, silverware/goldware, and wine bottles. The original color scheme was preserved for the most part. The pots, plates, and cups have the greens and golds of the Whiterun interiors, and the larger flowerpots and urns have the blue hues of Solitude and the Blue Palace, where those items are prominently featured.

Main Files — RUSTIC CLUTTER COLLECTION - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC COOKING - Special Edition

   

This mod is a retexture of the cooking apparatus in its three versions: fire spit, stand, and pedestal. It includes retextures for the stew, cooked beef, cooked venison, and cooked goat.

Main Files — RUSTIC COOKING - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC FURNITURE - SPECIAL EDITION

   

RUSTIC FURNITURE - SPECIAL EDITION is a high-resolution retexture of the noble furniture and high chest for Skyrim. Available in 4K and 2K resolutions. A version is available for SMIM users with the SMIM noble chair textures included.

Main Files — RUSTIC FURNITURE - SSE - SMIM - 2K

RUSTIC DRAGON CORPSE

   

RUSTIC DRAGON CORPSE is a retexture of the dragon skeleton that is revealed after the Dovahkiin absorbs the dragon's soul.

Main Files — RUSTIC DRAGON CORPSE SSE - 2K

RUSTIC EAST EMPIRE COMPANY SIGNAGE

    CLASSIC

This mod retextures the East Empire Signage.

Main Files — RUSTIC EAST EMPIRE COMPANY SIGNAGE - Light Version

RUSTIC ELDERSCROLL - Special Edition

   

This mod is a high-quality retexture of the ancient Elderscroll that features prominently as a quest item in both the main story and Dawnguard DLC.

Main Files — RUSTIC ELDERSCROLL - Special Edition - 4K

RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS

   

This mod is a lore-friendly retexture of the potions and poisons found throughout Skyrim.

Main Files — RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS 2K
Update Files — SSE Meshes

RUSTIC SOULGEMS - Special Edition

   

This mod features hi-res textures and modified meshes. The soul gems now have transparency and a subtle animated colour-shifting effect. Each soul gem has its own diffuse texture, rather than sharing textures as in the default version. The soul gem holders have also been retextured.

Main Files — RUSTIC SOULGEMS - Special Edition - FOMOD - English Only

RUSTIC AZURA'S STAR - Special Edition

   

RUSTIC AZURA'S STAR - Special Edition is a hi-res retexture of the daedric artifact, Azura's Star.

Main Files — RUSTIC AZURA'S STAR - SSE - 4K

Ennead - Septims

   
Main Files — Ennead - Septims 2K Gold

Sigils of Skyrim - Banners

   

This mod retextures the banners seen throughout Skyrim.

Main Files — Sigils of Skyrim - Banners

Snazzy Furniture and Clutter Overhaul

    MERGED

This mod spruces up Skyrim Clutter with some new HD furniture.

Main Files — Snazzy Furniture and Clutter Overhaul SE
Optional Files — Snazzy Vanilla Noble Chair Patch - SSE

Solitude and Temple Frescoes SSE

    MERGED

This mod adds painted frescoes to the Temple of the Divines in Solitude

Main Files — Solitude Temple Frescoes
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • SolitudeTempleFrescoes.esp
  • SolitudeTempleFrescoesExpanded.esp
  • SolitudeTempleFrescoesSmall.esp

Stunning Statues of Skyrim

   

This mod is a high-quality meshes and texture for the statues of Skyrim.

Main Files — SSoS - Installer Fix

Subliminal Traps SSE

   

This mod makes traps much harder to detect prior to setting them off. Gone are the easily found pressure plates and tripwires... a keen eye is needed to watch for those traps now!

Optional Files — Invisible Tripwire
Optional Files — Sovngarde Edition

Collectables, Treasure Hunts, and Puzzles

Legacy of the Dragonborn BadGremlins Collection

   

This mod adds a collection of treasure and collectables for Legacy of The Dragonborn.

Optional Files — MERGED ALL 4 BSA VERSION

Skyrims Unique Treasures

   

This mod adds 100s of unique Items, Weapons, and Treasures.

Main Files — Skyrim Unique Treasures

Landscape and Environment

Underground - a dungeon texture overhaul

   

This mod is an ambitious dungeon retexturing project which starts with caves and nordic dungeons.

Main Files — Underground FOMOD
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\architecture
  • textures\clutter

Glorious Doors of Skyrim (GDOS) SE

    MERGED

The mod overhaul all the main doors of all the major cities.

Main Files — Glorious Doors of Skyrim SE
Update Files — Glorious Doors of Skyrim SE - Update 1.04

Arri's Snow Elf Ruins Retexture Special Edition

   

This mod is a 2K high-quality retexture of Snow Elf architecture, introduced in Dawnguard DLC.

Main Files — SSE 2K Textures

Drops

    CLASSIC

This mod retextures the blurry drops which are seen dripping in dungeons and caves.

Optional Files — DROPS v1

Embers HD

    MERGED

This is a small mod that makes embers found in various fire sources around the game world more aesthetically pleasing.

Main Files — Embers HD
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\furniture\alchemyworkbench.nif
  • meshes\furniture\alchemyworkstation.nif
  • meshes\furniture\workbenches\alchemyworkstation01.nif

Inferno - Fire Effects Redux

   

Spiritual successor to the original Ultimate HD Fire Effects mod by rheadude with properly working meshes and applied effect textures.

Main Files — Inferno - Fire Effects Redux - AIO

No Snow Under The Roof

    BSA EXTRACTED CAO MERGED

This mod adds new 3d snow on structures in snowy areas as well as improves the snow in several wilderness areas.

Main Files — No Snow Under the Roof 3.2
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes\prometheus\architecture\statuessnow
  • Launch Cathedral Assets Optimizer pick the Lexy's LOTD SE - No BSA Profile from the drop down menu then run the mod through Cathedral Assets Optimizer.
  • Problem: Prometheus_No_snow_Under_the_roof.esp contains 5 UDR's (Undeleted References) and 59 ITM (Identical to Master Record).
  • Solution: Load Prometheus_No_snow_Under_the_roof.esp using the SSEEDIT - Quick Auto Clean of SSEEdit and let it clean the mod as you would the base ESMs.

Cutting Room Floor - No Snow Under the Roof

    MERGED

This mod applies No Snow Under The Roof meshes for Cutting Room Floor added areas.

Main Files — Cutting Room Floor - No Snow Under the Roof Patch

No Snow Under the roof - Hall of the Vigilant fix

    MERGED

This Patch tries to fix the Hall of the "Vigilant shows up as both whole and destroyed once Dawnguard starts" bug still present in "No Snow Under the roof" Mod.

Main Files — NSUTR_Bug_fixes
Optional Files — NSUTR_Bug_fixes-static_objects_hotfixes

Pilgrims Delight - High Hrothgar Shrine Retextures

    BSA EXTRACTED MERGED

How sad it must be for the poor pilgrims to the shrines on the Throat of the World to have to spend all that time squinting at muddy, illegible textures on those plaques. Well, praise be Talos because the Imperial Heritage Society has just commissioned a renovation of the plaques, now in freshly-carved runes!

Main Files — Pilgrim's Delight

Blended Roads

    MERGED

This improves the roads throughout Skyrim.

Main Files — Blended Roads

Rally's Solstheim Landscapes

   

This mod is a texture replacer for Solstheim Landscapes.

Main Files — Rally's Solstheim Landscapes 4K

Rally's Raven Rock

   

This mod is a texture overhaul for Raven Rock in Solstheim.

Main Files — Rally's Raven Rock 4K
Optional Files — Raven Rock LODs 512
Optional Files — RRR - Blended Roads Patch 4K

Rally's Riekling Outposts

   

This mod is a texture replacer for Riekling Outposts, including tents, stands, clutter and the Riekling Spears

Main Files — Rallys Riekling Outposts 4K

Rally's Solstheim Plants

   

This mod is a texture replacer for 6 different plants in Solstheim. It covers Mushroom Trees, Ashyam, Creep Cluster, Trama Root, Scathecraw and Hanging Moss

Main Files — Rally's Solstheim Plants 4K
Optional Files — Lods for Mushroom Trees 512x512
Optional Files — Rally's Creep Cluster for Skyrim 4K

Rally's Tel Mithryn

   

This mod is a texture replacer for Tel Mithryn

Main Files — Rally's Tel Mithryn 4K
Optional Files — Tel Mithryn LODs 512

Vivid Landscapes - All in One - Special Edition

   

This mod adds high-quality meshes and textures which enhance various terrain and objects.

Main Files — Vivid Landscapes - Special Edition
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\terrain\noise.dds
  • textures\architecture\farmhouse\pelt*.dds
 

RUSTIC RELIEFS

   

RUSTIC RELIEFS is a collection of several of my Skyrim LE mods. This package includes the textures for RUSTIC MONUMENTS & TOMBSTONES, RUSTIC NORDIC MURALS, RUSTIC STANDING STONES, and RUSTIC WORD WALLS.

Main Files — RUSTIC RELIEFS

Northfire's Castle Volkihar

   

This mod retextures Castle Volkihar.

Main Files — Northfire's Castle Volkihar 2-4K

RUSTIC WINDOWS

   

This mod improves the textures of Windows throughout Skyrim.

Main Files — RUSTIC WINDOWS - Special Edition - 1K

Skyrim Landscape Overhaul - Stone Walls

    CLASSIC

This mod is a mesh and texture replacer for the freestanding stone walls in Skyrim (like the ones along the road outside Riverwood.

Main Files — Skyrim Landscape Overhaul - Stone Walls (All-In-One FOMOD Installer)

Majestic Mountains - Cathedral Concept

    MERGED

This mod improves the textures of mountains.

Main Files — 2. Majestic Mountains Darkside
Optional Files — Lod Pack for DynDoLod (all versions)

Majestic Mountains - Northside

   

A retexture of Majestic Mountains combining several textures from different Majestic Mountains versions and Northfire's Photoreal Mountains to achieve convincing landscape blending, minimal tiling, and interesting definition up close. Now includes the original dark textures in the FOMOD.

Main Files — Majestic Mountains - Northside

Better Dynamic Majestic Mountains

    MERGED

This is a much-needed patch for Better Dynamic Snow and Majestic Mountains. Fix for the "white-painted" rocks bug included. Works in Bruma, as well.

Main Files — Better Dynamic Majestic Mountains - v9

Realistic Water Two

    BSA EXTRACTED LOOT MERGED

This is Realistic Water Textures revived and remade from scratch. New water surface textures were carefully crafted in an attempt to imitate the fluid motion of water. Lake, pond, river and ocean water are now visually and aurally distinct from each other. Various water effects have also been modified.

Old Files — Realistic Water Two v2.2.2
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\effects\fxwaterdropripplestile.dds
  • textures\effects\fxwaterdropripplestile_less.dds
  • textures\effects\fxwaterdropripplestilebrt.dds

Better Water - for Realistic Water Two

   

This mod aims to improve the realism of Skyrim's waters by improving that water textures added by the Realistic Water.

Main Files — Better Water

Hyperborean Snow

   
Optional Files — Hyperborean Snow 4K

WEBS S.E.

   

This mod replaces and adds more unique and diverse textures, than the usual 3 used by the vanilla game, to spider webs, cobwebs and egg sacs placements throughout the entire game world.

Main Files — WEBS SE x2048
Optional Files — WEBS SE lighting mod patch

Fences of Skyrim - No more flickering fences

   

Tired of those badly aliased fences that you find in farms and towns? Well this mod will fix that! Fences of Skyrim replaces those ugly vanilla fences with new ones that will not flicker from a distance!

Optional Files — Fences of Skyrim - Weathered Edition 2K

Trees and Flora

Alpine Forest of Whiterun Valley

   

Adds trees to the valley west of Whiterun. Designed for performance. Compatible with an extensive number of mods. Based on The Great Forest of Whiterun Hold.

Main Files — Alpine Forest of Whiterun Valley

YAWTO - Yet Another Whiterun Tree Overhaul

    MERGED

YAWTO adds around 150 trees to Whiterun.

Main Files — YAWTO - Aspens - Lexy's

Enhanced Landscapes

    MERGED

Enhanced Landscapes is a project which aims to improve Skyrim's landscape.

Main Files — Main File v1.65
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • Enhanced Landscapes.esp
  • Enhanced Landscapes - Dead Marsh.esp (Use this  replacer ESP Instead)
  • meshes\mushroom
  • meshes\road
  • meshes\volcanic
  • meshes\waterplants
  • textures\plants
  • textures\sheogorad
  • textures\volcanic
  • textures\vvardenfell

Bent Pines II

    MERGED

Bent Pines places some very large bent pines on the tundra to make it look somewhat more interesting and epic.

Main Files — Bent Pines II

Enhanced Landscapes - Oaks Standalone

    CLASSIC MERGED

This mod adds Oaks trees to the area around Solitude.

Optional Files — ELOS Oaks Autumn Colours SSE

Enhanced Vanilla Trees SSE

    MERGED

This mod Improves the textures of trees and makes them bigger.

Old Files — Enhanced Vanilla Trees SE v1.9.0
Old Files — Enhanced Vanilla Trees - Billboards

Realistic Aspen Trees SE

   

This mod retextures aspen trees for a more realistic and diverse look. Yellow, orange and red colours.

Old Files — Realistic Aspen Trees 3.6se
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • meshes folder

Reach Tree Reborn

    CLASSIC

This mod retextures Reach Trees.

Note

DO NOT RUN THE MOD THROUGH CATHEDRAL ASSETS OPTIMIZER

Main Files — Reach Trees Reborn 1.0
Optional Files — Reach Trees Reborn - Billboards

Lexys LOTD Static Hybrid Models and Billboards

   

This mod provides custom Billboards for the Trees and Flora Section of the guide.

Miscellaneous Files — Lexys LOTD Static Hybrid Models and Billboards
Special Instructions
  • After installation, copy and paste the following folder(s):
Navigate to Lexys LOTD Static Hybrid Models and Billboards\textures\Terrain\LODGen. Copy the Enhanced Landscapes Oaks Standalone.esp folder. Navigate to Enhanced Landscapes Oaks Standalone\textures\terrain\lodgen. Paste the Enhanced Landscapes Oaks Standalone.esp folder.

Dawnguard Billboards

    CLASSIC

Dawnguard tree billboards from the Forgotten Vale and the soul cairn. For use with DynDOLOD or TES5LODGen. Updated 9/30/19 with complete set of billboards for the biggest trees in Dawnguard DLC

Main Files — Dawnguard Billboards

The Elder Scrolls - Veydosebrom - Grass and Groundcover

    MERGED

Fills the landscape of Skyrim with beautiful combinations of grasses for a lush and vivid experience.

Main Files — The Elder Scrolls - Veydosebrom

Trees and Flora Merged Consistency Patch

    MERGED

This Consistency Patch resolves some conflict with the Tree and Flora merge.

Miscellaneous Files — Trees and Flora Merged Consistency Patch

Immersive Fallen Trees SSE

    MERGED

Immersive Fallen Trees is a mod that adds more fallen trees all over Skyrim for a beautiful amd immersive experience. You'll find them most commonly on rivers, or in canyons.

Main Files — Immersive Fallen Trees SSE

Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods

    LOOT MERGED

This mod changes the landscape by reducing grass clipping through objects and restoring lost details.

Main Files — Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods
Optional Files — Immersive Citizens v0.4 Patch
Optional Files — Patch for Helgen Reborn
Optional Files — Patch for Moon and Star
Optional Files — Patches for Arthmoor's Town add-ons
Optional Files — z Vanilla Military Camps

No grass in caves

    MERGED

This mod removes grass in a few caves.

Main Files — No Grass In Caves (ELE) Enhanced Lighting for ENB patch

Locations

Immersive Dawnguard Dayspring Pass SE

   

A new Dayspring Pass entrance (NO MORE TINY CAVE!!).

Main Files — Immersive Dawnguard Dayspring Pass (IDDP)
Optional Files — IDDP - ELFX Patch

Skyrim Sewers

   

This mod adds sewer systems to Solitude, Whiterun & Windhelm and a couple of forts.

Main Files — Skyrim Sewers 4.15

Northern Marsh Bridges

   

This mod adds several wooden bridges across the northern marshlands of Hjaalmarch.

Main Files — Northern Marsh Bridges SE

Tactical Valtheim SSE

    BASH

Tactical Valtheim is a redesign of Valtheim Towers into Valtheim Keep. I've built on and around the original Valtheim, trying to make it into an actual fortress while maintaining something like the original atmosphere and style.

Main Files — Tactical Valtheim Installer

Halted Stream Mine

   

Halted Stream Camp is sitting on top of a decent iron mine. This mod will let you claim the mine for a faction of your choice, preventing bandits from spawning there again.

Main Files — Halted Stream Mine v1.3.2

Serenity - A Silent Moons Camp Overhaul

   

A mod to make Silent Moons Camp into a larger bandit camp to sate my lust for forts and towers, as well as making the lunar enchantment and forge better, and make Silent Moons Camp claimable.

Main Files — Serenity Installer
Special InstructionsExtract the contents of mlqMoonPatcher-v1.0.0.zip into the 'modules' subdirectory of zEdit.
  • Delete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • LunarWeapons.esp

Lawbringer

    MERGED

Bring order to a chaotic world, making a real difference in Skyrim as you go about saving it. Claim bandit strongholds for the faction of your choice to keep the bandits from coming back, making Skyrim a safer place.

Main Files — Lawbringer Installer

Radiant Blocker Patch

    MERGED

This Mod is a Mini CR for the Radiant Blocker that fixes some conflicts.

Miscellaneous Files — Radiant Blocker Patch

Quests Are In Skyrim

    BSA EXTRACTED MERGED

This mod makes it so radiant quests no longer send you to locations outside of the province of Skyrim.

Main Files — QuestsAreInSkyrim_USSEP_1_2_reupload
Special InstructionsSpecial Installation: Delete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • QuestsAreInSkyrimUSSEP.esp use This replacer esp instead

The Flying Knight

   

This mod An honorary tavern made after the death of a well-loved member of Lexy's community, Knight Flier.

Main Files — The Flying Knight

Unique Border Gates SE

   

Unique Border Gates redesigns the border crossings of Cyrodill, Hammerfell and Morrowind by adding new, unique and immersive gates. No two are alike and I believe the design reflects the area well.

Main Files — Unique Border Gates All
Optional Files — Unique Border Gates All - Better DG Entrance - Patch
Optional Files — Unique Border Gates All - Point The Way - Patch
  • Problem: Wrye Bash sometime spews out an error on Unique Border Gates All - Point The Way - Patch when creating the Bash Patch.
  • Solution: Load and resave UniqueBorderGates-All-PointTheWay.esp in the Creation Kit this should stop it.

Immersive Hold Borders SE

   

Increases Immersion by adding guards and towers to guard the hold's boundary.

Main Files — Immersive Hold Borders SE v1.2

Effects

Alternate Summoning Visuals

    CLASSIC
Main Files — Alternate Summoning Visuals NO ESP

Deadly Spell Impacts

   

This mod adds fire, lightning, and frost spell impacts with their own unique textures.

Main Files — Deadly Spell Impacts v1_70

Enhanced Blood Textures SE

   

This mod makes a bloodier combat experience for both player and npcs with higher resolution and detailed textures with additional features such as decapitated spasms, blood drops when low health, blood pools, green blood for spiders and oil for machines.

Main Files — Enhanced Blood Textures SE
Skyrim.ini
[Display]
fDecalLifetime=256.000

SkyrimPrefs.ini
[Display]
iMaxDecalsPerFrame=350
[Decals]
bDecalsOnSkinnedGeometry=1

Improved Weapon Impact EFFECTS Correct Metal SE

    MERGED

Just a small mod to change that annoying dust to metal sparkles for all weapons hits.

Main Files — Sparkles

Arthmoor’s Villages

Darkwater Crossing

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Darkwater Crossing.

Main Files — Darkwater Crossing

Dawnstar

    LOOT

This Mod Overhauls Dawnstar.

Main Files — Dawnstar

Dawnstar - No Snow Under the Roof

    LOOT MERGED

This mod adds a compatibility patch between Dawnstar and No Snow Under the Roof.

Main Files — Dawnstar - No Snow Under The Roof - Patch

Dragon Bridge

    LOOT

The mod Overhauls Dragon Bridge.

Main Files — Dragon Bridge

Helarchen Creek

    LOOT

This mod adds a village in the mountains southeast of the city of Dawnstar.

Main Files — Helarchen Creek

Helarchen Creek - No Snow Under the Roof

    LOOT MERGED

This mod adds a compatibility patch between Helarchen Creek and No Snow Under the Roof.

Main Files — Helarchen Creek - No Snow Under the Roof

Ivarstead

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Ivarstead.

Main Files — Ivarstead

Karthwasten

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Karthwasten.

Main Files — Karthwasten

Keld-Nar

    LOOT

Keld-Nar is a village in Eastmarch, near the Dwemer ruin of Mzulft.

Main Files — Keld-Nar

Kynesgrove

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Kynesgrove.

Main Files — Kynesgrove

Rorikstead

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Rorikstead.

Main Files — Rorikstead

Shor's Stone

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Shor's Stone.

Main Files — Shor's Stone

Soljund's Sinkhole

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Soljund's Sinkhole.

Main Files — Soljund's Sinkhole

The Fall of Granite Hill

    LOOT

Granite Hill - Three Farms and an Inn, just North of the Falkreath. A Market is Held here Weekly. -- Survey of the Holdings of Jarl Gjalund

Main Files — The Fall of Granite Hill

Whistling Mine

    LOOT

A simple village expansion for Whistling Mine.

Main Files — Whistling Mine

Whistling Mine - No Snow Under the Roof

    LOOT MERGED

This mod adds a compatibility patch to Whistling Mine and No Snow Under the Roof.

Main Files — Whistling Mine - No Snow Under the Roof

Oakwood

    LOOT

This mod adds a new small village to along the road to Falkreath.

Main Files — Oakwood

Expanded Cities, Towns, and Villages

Books of Skyrim SE

   

This mod adds a books store in Solitude similar to previous Elder Scrolls games. This allows the player to buy clutter books and grow their home library.

Main Files — Books of Skyrim

Farmhouse Chimneys

    MERGED

This mod adds chimneys to farmhouses that have fireplaces inside. It includes smoke effects for the chimneys and snow shaders where applicable.

Main Files — Farmhouse Chimneys SE v4.0.3

Expanded Towns and Cities (SSE)

    BSA EXTRACTED

This mod overhauls Riverwood.

Main Files — ETaC SSE v0.4.4

Windhelm Lighthouse

   

This mod adds a lore friendly lighthouse to the north of Windhelm.

Main Files — Windhelm Lighthouse V1.3
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • Textures\actors\character\FaceGenData\FaceTint\Windhelm Lighthouse.esp\*.tga

Trivial Smelters of Skyrim (could be YASM - Yet Another Smelter Mod)

    MERGED

Adds several smelters in towns and cities that don't have them.

Main Files — Trivial Smelters of Skyrim

Late Loaders

Blowing in the Wind

    MERGED

Skyrim is a windy region, yet the store and inn signs are unaffected by the strong winds. This simple immersion mod enables all signs to react to the wind.

Main Files — Blowing in the Wind

Vanilla Creature Retextures and Tweaks

Ancient Dwemer Metal

    CLASSIC

A handpainted retexture of all the Dwemer metal and stonework.

Main Files — Ancient Automatons 4K
Main Files — Ancient Dwemer Metal 4K

Bellyaches HD Dragon Replacer Pack (SE)

   

This mod is a high-quality retexture of the Skyrim dragons.

Main Files — BellyAches HD Dragon Replacer 1.4

Chappers Demonic Alduin Mashup

   

This is a mashup up of two Alduin texture mods to make a really demonic looking Alduin

Main Files — Chapper_Alduin.zip

DRAGON PRIEST

   

This mod retextures Dragon Priests.

Optional Files — Dragon.Priest.2k

DRAUGR

   

This mod retextures Draugr.

Optional Files — Draugr.2k

FALMER

   

This mod retextures Falmer.

Optional Files — Falmer.2k

GIANT

   

This mod is a Giant skin and outfit HD texture overhaul.

Optional Files — Giant.2k

HAGRAVEN

   

This mod is a Hagraven and Glenmoril Witches skin/outfit's texture overhaul.

Optional Files — HAGRAVEN.2k

HAPPY HORKER - RUSTIC Retexture for HD HORKER

    CLASSIC

This mod is a hi-res retexture of the HD Horker mod.

Main Files — HAPPY HORKER - 4K

HD Horker

    CLASSIC

This mod is a high-quality mesh of the Horker.

Main Files — Horker
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures

High-Res Dartwing (Dragonfly) Texture

    CLASSIC

This mod is a high-resolution retexture for the dragonflies in Skyrim.

Main Files — High-Res Dartwing (Dragonfly) Texture 1.02

MAMMOTH

   

This mod is a skin and armour texture overhaul of all the Mammoths.

Optional Files — Mammoth.2k

RUSTIC DAEDRA - Special Edition

   

RUSTIC DAEDRA SSE is a high-resolution retexture of Skyrim's daedra. This includes the elemental daedra (the flame, frost, and storm atronachs), as well as the Dragonborn daedra, the lurker and seeker. Also included are the Dawnguard ancient frost atronach, and the Dragonborn ash guardian.

Main Files — RUSTIC DAEDRA SSE - 2K
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\effects\fxfirescrolltile02.dds
  • textures\effects\vaportile01.dds

RUSTIC DEATH HOUND and GARGOYLE - Special Edition

   

This mod is a hi-res retexture of the Death Hound and of the Gargoyles from the Dawnguard DLC.

Main Files — RUSTIC DEATH HOUND AND GARGOYLE SSE - 2K
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • textures\dlc01\dungeons

RUSTIC FROSTBITE SPIDER - Special Edition

   
Warning

This mod might tigger Arachnophobia if you suffer from Arachnophobia i suggest you skip it

This mod is a hi-res retexture of the frostbite spiders found in Skyrim.

Main Files — RUSTIC FROSTBITE SPIDER SSE - 2K

RUSTIC SPRIGGAN - Special Edition

   

This mod is a hi-res retexture of the four types of Spriggans found in Skyrim.

Main Files — RUSTIC SPRIGGAN - Special Edition - 2K
Optional Files — RUSTIC SPRIGGAN EFFECTS

TROLL

   

This mod is a skin and armour texture overhaul of all the Trolls.

Optional Files — Troll.2k

SABRECAT

   

This is a texture overhaul of the Sabre Cat, Sabre Cat Snow and Vale Cat (dlc01), including the related pelts clutters.

Optional Files — Sabrecat.2k

SKELETON

   

This mod retextures Skeleton and clutter stuff.

Optional Files — Skeleton.and.Human.Bones.2k

Vampire Lord Retexture

   

An alternative texture for the vampire lord.

Main Files — Vampire Lord Retextured (Demonic)

WISPMOTHER

   

This mod is a skin and cloth texture overhaul for the Wispmother.

Main Files — Wispmother.2x1k

Animal Companions and Mounts

Convenient Horses

   

A complete overhaul for the horses in Skyrim.

Main Files — Convenient Horses

Realistic Horse Breeds by KrittaKitty

    BSA EXTRACTED MERGED

This mod retextures Horses.

Main Files — Realistic Horse Breeds by Kritta Kitty

Bruma and Other Patches for Convenient Horses

    MERGED

This mod adds various patches so horses can be summoned to additional worldspaces.

Main Files — Bruma and Other Patches for Convenient Horses
Special InstructionsSpecial Installation: Delete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • CH GFC_FAL_WYR.esp Use This Replacer esp.
 
Idiot Check

Make sure you have unchecked Beyond Skyrim - Bruma in the FOMOD.

The Elder Scrolls V Rewritten - Arvak SE

    MERGED

This mod makes Bethesda's plastic skeletal horse look real.

Main Files — Dawnguard Rewritten Arvak 1.1.1

New Creatures and Encounters

Diverse Dragons Collection SE (DDCse)

    LOOT

This mod strives to create a dragon mod like no other seen before, drawing resources from 11 different mod authors and utilizing MCM scripts to create unmatched flexibility.

Main Files — Diverse Dragons Collection SE

Splendor - Dragon Variants SE

    LOOT

This mod recombines all dragon models and textures included in the vanilla game and DLCs to make 56 unique model-texture combos.

Main Files — Splendor - Dragon Variants

Deadly Dragons

    BASH

This mod attempts to make dragon combat more difficult and realistic.

Main Files — Deadly Dragons SE
Optional Files — Deadly Dragons SE Patches

Skyrim Immersive Creatures Special Edition

   

This mod adds dozens of new creatures to the world of Skyrim with the goal to enhance the game experience. The original vanilla creatures are very well made, but lack in variety. This needed variety arrives with this mod. All creatures, monsters and enemies fit the original vanilla art style. So there will not be any stuff imported from other games.

Note

SIC has been known to cause random crashes. If you are affected by this a solution has been found. Simply deactivate Goblins, Random Spawns and Random Events in the MCM. If you experience random crashes while traveling at night you may also need to deactivate Night Spawns.

Main Files — Skyrim Immersive Creatures v6_6a NMM BAIN
Special InstructionsDelete the following file(s) and/or folder(s):
  • Skyrim Immersive Creatures Special Edition.esp

Skyrim Immersive Creatures - Official Patch and Patch Central

    MERGED

This fixes all known bugs to date. Also carries over offered improvements like meshes and textures. Now also has compatibility patches for other mods to work with SIC.

Main Files — SIC Patch
Optional Files — SIC and ICH patch

SIC Nimhe Patch

    MERGED

This patch changes the Giant spider you have to kill during the excavating Nchuand-Zel quest for Calcelmo from a generic one to a named NPC.

Miscellaneous Files — SIC Nimhe Patch

OBIS SE - Organized Bandits In Skyrim Special Edition

   

OBIS Special Edition is a mod for Skyrim SE that adds new varieties of bandits throughout the game world.

Main Files — OBIS Special Edition
Optional Files — OBIS SE Patrols Addon