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Skyrim Roleplay Enhancement Mod Guide for Special Edition
(SkyRem Guide)
Changelog   |   Release Date: September 20, 2019
Current Version: 4.2.1
Created and maintained by DrPharmDawg
Last Update: 17:19:40 6 June 2020 (GMT)

Contents


SkyRem Guide Pages

Home Page
Priority I: Stability
Priority II: Mechanics <-----
Priority III: Content
Priority IV: Aesthetics
Final Steps

SkyRem Guide Support

Discord: Discord Channel for all things SkyRem (Guide and Mods).
Patreon: Support SkyRem development via Patreon.
PayPal: Support with a one-time donation via PayPal.
Trello: See guide development progress on Trello.

Priority II: Mechanics


STEP 2: INTERFACE

Part A: Interface

Better Dialogue Controls

  • By: ecirbaf
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Better Dialogue Controls

Better MessageBox Controls

  • By: ecirbaf
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Better MessageBox Controls

Clean Menu

  • By: Wiro
  • Version: 1.3

MAIN FILE: Clean Menu -- All in One (30 FPS)

Dynamic snow For Map

  • By: Hritik Vaishnav -SkyrimENB
  • Version: 8.0

MAIN FILE: Type 2

Easy Wheelmenu - SSE Conversion

  • By: xxPEPE666xx
  • Version: 2.1

MAIN FILE: EasyWheel - SSE Conversion

Immersive Bookreading and Lockpicking

  • By: Wirodeu
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Immersive Bookreading
MAIN FILE: Immersive Lockpicking

JS Lockpicking UI SE

  • By: johnskyrim
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: 2k Textures

Main Menu Spinning Skyrim Emblem

  • By: Brumbek
  • Version: 2.0

MAIN FILE: Main Menu Spinning Skyrim Emblem Average Speed

moreHUD SE

  • By: Ahzaab
  • Version: 3.7.9
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: moreHUD SE Light Master

moreHUD Inventory Edition

  • By: Ahzaab
  • Version: 1.0.15

MAIN FILE: moreHUD Inventory Edition Loose Version

No More Laser-Printed Book

  • By: Fhaarkas
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: No More Laser-Printed Book

Racemenu

  • By: Expired
  • Version: 0.4.11
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: RaceMenu Special Edition v0-4-11

Note: Hide RaceMenuPlugin.esp.

SkyHUD

  • By: Fhaarkas
  • Version: 0.90.1B
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: SkyHUD v090B v4
UPDATE FILE: Patch - SkyHUD v090B

FOMOD Instructions
SkyHUD
Check
Check
What's New
What's New

DotMO.png Proceed

Next
Install
Install
Please select installation type
Please select installation type

DotMO.png ESP Package

Next
Example Presets
Example Presets
Choose a preset
Choose a preset

DotMO.png None

Next
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
Optional
Optional

DotMO.png Install iHUD compatibility patch

Install

SkyUI

  • By: SkyUI Team
  • Version: 5.2SE
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: SkyUI_5_2_SE

SkyUI SE - Flashing Savegames Fix

  • By: SkyUI Team and ousnius
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: SkyUI SE - Flashing Savegames Fix

Fix Note icon for SkyUI (SKSE64 plugin)

  • By: 0xC0000005
  • Version: 1.2.1

MAIN FILE: FixNotesForSkyUI SKSE64 2.0.17

Skyrim SE Skill Interface Re-Texture

  • Author: Arndas
  • Version: 4.1

MAIN FILE: SSIRT SE

Note: The FOMOD options are all aesthetic. Choose what suits you.

Constellations Retextured SE

  • Author: ElSopa
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Constellations Redrawn

Note: The FOMOD options are all aesthetic. Choose what suits you.

Constellations Retextured The DLC SE

  • Author: ElSopa
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Constellations Retextured The DLC

Note: The FOMOD options are all aesthetic. Choose what suits you.

Smaller Vanilla Cursors SE

  • By: ElSopa
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Smaller Vanilla Cursors

FOMOD Instructions
Smaller Vanilla Cursors
Step1
Step1
1
1

DotMO.png Right

Install

Sovngarde - Mist's Font Replacer

  • By: Mist
  • Version: 8.9

MAIN FILE: Sovngarde - Mist's Font Replacer Bold

UIExtensions

  • By: Expired
  • Version: 1.2.0
  • BSA

MAIN FILE: UIExtensions v1-2-0

Note: Hide interface/messagebox.swf.

Undiscovered Means Unknown - Map Markers

  • By: Brin_aSair
  • Version: 2.0.7
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Undiscovered Means Unknown - Compass and Map Markers

FOMOD Instructions
Undiscovered Means Unknown
Primary Mod Considerations
Primary Mod Considerations
Which do you wish to install?
Which do you wish to install?

DotMO.png Both the Compass and the Map

Player's location to be marked on the map?
Player's location to be marked on the map?

DotMO.png Yes

Next
Primary Installation Considerations
Primary Installation Considerations
Have you installed SkyUI?
Have you installed SkyUI?

DotMO.png Yes

Have you installed a HUD-altering mod?
Have you installed a HUD-altering mod?

DotMO.png SkyHUD

Next
Customizeable UI Replacer considerations, part 1
Customizeable UI Replacer considerations, part 1
Have you installed the mod Customizeable UI Replacer?
Have you installed the mod Customizeable UI Replacer?

DotMO.png Yes

Font choice (no effect if CUIR is not installed)
Font choice (no effect if CUIR is not installed)

DotMO.png Custom Font

Next
CUIR_2
CUIR_2
UI variant from Customizeable UI Replacer?
UI variant from Customizeable UI Replacer?

DotMO.png Main Preset

Next
Colored Map Markers
Colored Map Markers
Which colored map marker mod have you installed?
Which colored map marker mod have you installed?

DotMO.png Default - Skyrim SE

Next
Final Options
Final Options
Do you wish for enemies to be visible in compass?
Do you wish for enemies to be visible in compass?

DotMO.png Yes

Next
Final Step - UMU Variants
Final Step - UMU Variants
What icon do you wish to use for undiscovered locations?
What icon do you wish to use for undiscovered locations?

DotMO.png An Empty Rhombus

Next
Installation
Installation
Install
Install

DotMO.png Install

Install

Wider MCM Menu for SkyUI

  • By: uranreactor
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Opt. 3 - Larger MCM Menu for SkyUI

Part B: Merged Interface

A Matter of Time - A HUD clock widget

  • By: SkyAmigo
  • Version: 3.0alpha4
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: AMatterOfTime

Better Container Controls for SkyUI

  • By: CDCooley
  • Version: 3.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: BCC-SkyUI

Buy Lumber In Larger Stacks

  • Author: Nund
  • Version: 1.21
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Buy Lumber in Larger Stacks

Lore-Based Loading Screens

  • By: Chesko
  • Version: 1.3SE
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Lore-Based Loading Screens SE

Ask Innkeepers To Show Room SE

  • Author: cloudedtruth
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Ask Innkeepers To Show Room SE

Customizable Camera

  • Author: Arindel
  • Version: 2.21
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Customizable Camera

Dawnguard Map Markers

  • Author: Arthmoor
  • Version: 2.0.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Dawnguard Map Markers

Delphine's Map Reveals Dragon Mounds

  • Author: AndrealphusVIII
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Delphine's Map Reveals Dragon Mounds SE v1.0

Extended UI

  • By: MrJack
  • Version: 1.2d
  • BSA
    PORT
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Extended UI

Note: Hide interface/console.swf.

Go On Ahead

  • Author: NorthHare
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Go On Ahead

Immersive HUD - iHUD Special Edition

  • By: Gopher
  • Version: 0.2beta
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Immersive HUD - iHUD

Map Markers Complete with DLC and OCS

  • Author: SarthesArai
  • Version: 1.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Map Markers Complete

Notification Overhaul SE - First (1st) Person Messages

  • By: Supertron
  • Version: 1.0B
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Notification Overhaul - Main File

Numerical Smithing Upgrades SE

  • Author: LazyDreamer
  • Version: SE
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Numerical Smithing Upgrades

Pick up books simple - With weightless books option

  • By: Alaebasta
  • Version: 1.8alpha
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: PickUpBooksSimple .esp

Quest Markers Restored

  • Author: thetrader
  • Version: 1.2.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Quest Markers Restored

Viewable Faction Ranks

  • By: Reath
  • Version: 1.1.9
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Viewable Faction Ranks

Widget Mod

  • By: CrEaToXx
  • Version: 0.5.8
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Widget Mod

Merged Interface

  • TOOL
Merge: Merge tagged files with zEdit. Move the Merged mod to the bottom of this Step, activate it, and disable the plugins via MO2's Merge Plugins Hide function. 

Customizable UI Replacer SE

  • By: Elxdark
  • Version: 2.2

MAIN FILE: Customizable UI Replacer SkyHUD SE

FOMOD Instructions
Customizable UI Replacer
Presets
Presets
Presets
Presets

DotMO.png Main Preset

Next
Classic Fonts
Classic Fonts
Font
Font

DotMO.png Custom Font

Next
Main Preset Icons
Main Preset Icons
Icons
Icons

DotMO.png Choose One

Next
Display Enemy Level Main DB Classic
Display Enemy Level Main DB Classic
Display Enemy Level ini
Display Enemy Level ini

DotMO.png Display Enemy Numbers

Next
Thank You
Thank You

DotMO.png Readme

Install

STEP 3: FIXES

Part A: Fixes

Weapons Armor Clothing and Clutter Fixes

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.1
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Weapons Armor Clothing and Clutter Fixes

Note: Hide WACCF_BashedPatchLvlListFix.esp.

Armor and Clothing Extension

  • By: kryptopyr and Gamwich
  • Version: 1.0
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Armor and Clothing Extension

Armor and Clothing Extension (WACCF) - MCM Menu Fix

  • By: Laptoprocker
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: WACCF_MCM_Fix

Bard Instrumentals Mostly - Sing Rarely

  • Author: BanjoBunny
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Bard Instrumentals Mostly - Sing Rarely

Complete Crafting Overhaul Remastered

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.2
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Complete Crafting Overhaul Remastered

Enchanting Adjustments and Price-Charge Bug Fix

  • Author: Skepmanmods
  • Version: 2.4
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Enchanting Adjustments FOMOD Installer

Note: Create an Empty Mod and name it Enchanting Adjustments - Patches. Move all ESP files to this new mod, with the exception of the main ESP file named EnchantingAdjustments.esp. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
FOMOD Instructions
Enchanting Adjustments and Price-Charge Bug Fix
Main File Choice
Main File Choice
Main File Choice
Main File Choice

DotMO.png Complete Version

Next
Patches for Complete Version
Patches for Complete Version
Patch Choice
Patch Choice

CheckmarkMO.png Summermyst Patch

CheckmarkMO.png WACCF Patch

Install

GIST - Genuinely Intelligent Soul Trap SE

  • By: opusGlass
  • Version: 1.3

MAIN FILE: GIST Soul Trap
OPT FILE: GIST - Rustic Soul Gems patch

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it GIST - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Guard Dialogue Overhaul SE

  • By: Eckss
  • Version: 2.10
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Guard Dialogue Overhaul SE

Improved closefaced helmets

  • By: navida1
  • Version: 1.58
  • CORE
    CLEAN

MAIN FILE: Improved Closefaced Helmets (SSE)

Improved College Entry - Questline Tweaks

  • By: Parapets - SomethingObscure
  • Version: 2.7
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: Improved College Entry

WiZkiD Lootable Firewood Piles SSEEdit script

  • By: WiZkiD
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: WiZkiD Lootable FireWood Piles MAIN FILE: WiZkiD Lootable FireWood Piles SSEEdit Script

Note: Unzip the second MAIN FILE SSEEdit Script file into the Tools/SSE Edit/Edit Scripts folder.


Nether's Follower Framework

  • By: Netherworks
  • Version: 2.6.6
  • CORE
    UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Nether's Follower Framework - Universal Installer (LE or SSE)

FOMOD Instructions
Nether's Follower Framework
Select Your Skyrim Version:
Select Your Skyrim Version:
Game Version
Game Version

DotMO.png Skyrim Special Edition

Next
Core Mod Options
Core Mod Options
Core Options
Core Options

CheckmarkMO.png Followers Avoid Traps

CheckmarkMO.png Vanilla Skyhaven Temple

Next
Removed Scripts
Removed Scripts
Removed Scripts
Removed Scripts
Select Nothing
Next
Core 3rd Party Support
Core 3rd Party Support
Core Mod Support
Core Mod Support

CheckmarkMO.png RDO Comments

Next
No Team Magic Damage SSE
No Team Magic Damage SSE
No Team Magic Damage Core (Beta)
No Team Magic Damage Core (Beta)
Select Nothing
NTMD Mod Support (Beta)
NTMD Mod Support (Beta)
Select Nothing
Install

Not So Fast - Main Quest

  • By: CDCooley
  • Version: 1.4
  • BSA
    PORT

MAIN FILE: NotSoFast-MainQuest

Not So Fast - Mage Guild

  • By: CDCooley
  • Version: 1.3
  • CORE
    BSA
    PORT

MAIN FILE: NotSoFast-MageGuild

Quest Conflict Fixes

  • By: SkyLover264
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Quest Conflict Fixes

Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO SE

  • By: cloudedtruth
  • Version: 1.0
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO Final
OPT FILE: RDO - CRF and USSEP Patches Final

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
Note: Hide RDO - USSEP Patch.esp in the Patches mod.

Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - RDO SE MCM Patch

  • By: mnikjom
  • Version: 1.3

MAIN FILE: RDO - MCM Patch

Skyrim Project Optimization SE

  • By: rgabriel15
  • Version: 1.4

MAIN FILE: Skyrim SE - Project Optimization - ESM VERSION

Sound Hammering Sounds

  • By: sialivi
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Sound Hammering Sounds

TDF Equipment Restriction

  • By: BrotherBob
  • Version: 2.6.8

MAIN FILE: TDF Equipment Restriction v2_6_8 SE
OPT FILE: TDF - Immersive Armors patch

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it TDF Equipment Restriction - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

The Choice is Yours

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.0
  • CORE
    NPC

MAIN FILE: The Choice is Yours

Trade and Barter

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.0
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Trade and Barter SE

Part B: Merged Fixes

No Level Up Healing

  • By: argvminusone
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: No Level Up Healing

Bad Service - Tavern Servers Leave You Alone

  • Author: Rooker
  • Version: 1.0
  • PORT
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Bad Service Main

PTC's Hearthfire Mods

  • By: PatchesTheClown
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Better Apiaries
MAIN FILE: Functional Butter Churns
MAIN FILE: Hearthfire Cellar Entrances

Bugfix Compilation

  • Author: LoD
  • Version: 1.0.5
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Bugfix Compilation .esl-flagged

Crafting Requires Tools Redone

  • By: Sagittarius22
  • Version: 1.1
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Crafting Requires Tools

Cutting Room Floor – Lighting Overhaul SE

  • By: SkyrimFantom
  • Version: 1.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Cutting Room Floor – Lighting Overhaul

No Spinning Death Animation

  • By: dDefinder
  • Version: 1.31
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: No Spinning Death Animation MERGED

Disarming Traps Is Dangerous

  • By: Skepmanmods
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Disarming Traps Is Dangerous ESP Version

Fixed body collision

  • By: Vilperi15
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Fixed body collision

Grind stuff

  • By: Axhoff
  • Version: 1.0alpha
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Grind Stuff SE Edition

Harvestable Hanging Taproots

  • By: Axhoff
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Harvestable Hanging Taproot

Harvestable Mammoth Skulls Replacement ESP compatible with JK Skyrim

  • By: Woodtortiose Skinwalker21 chase
  • Version: 12345.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: HarvestableMammothSkulls.esp JK's Skyrim compatible

HearthFires Display Case Fix SE

  • By: RealPuPpEt
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: HearthFires Display Case Fix SE

Hearthfires Houses Building Fix

  • By: Ice885
  • Version: 0.1
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Hearthfires Houses Building Fix

Improved Traps

  • By: kryptopyr and Wiseman303
  • Version: 2.3
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Improved Traps (Dangerous Edition)

Improved Traps - Nether's Follower Framework Bear Trap Fix

  • By: kryptopyr and Netherworks
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Improved Traps - Nether's Follower Framework Bear Trap Fix

Improved Hearthfire Lighting SE

  • By: Scrabbulor
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Improved Hearthfire Lighting SE

Incognito

  • By: Arthmoor
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Incognito

Arrow Limiter

  • Author: Lofgren
  • Version: 1.11
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Arrow Limiter

Potion Tolerance

  • By: Lofgren mnikjom
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Potion Tolerance SSE

More Painful NPC Death Sounds

  • By: XxTWDxX
  • Version: 1.8
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: More Painful NPC Death Sounds

No More Crunchy Death Sounds SSE

  • By: Rjinthematrix
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: No Crunch Death Sounds SSE

Poisoning Extended SE

  • By: Kalivore
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Poisoning Extended SE

Protect your People - PyP - Better NPC Protection SE

  • By: iMACobra
  • Version: 1.3
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: PyP SE - Main File and CRF Merged

Quick Light SE

  • By: tktk
  • Version: 2.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Quick Light

Quit Trippin' (On Bones)

  • By: PatchesTheClown
  • Version: 1.0
  • CLEAN
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Quit Trippin - Replace Bones

Random Encounter Tweaks

  • By: AndrealphusVIII
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Random Encounter Tweaks

Relationship Dialogue Overhaul - Patches

  • PATCH
    MERGE
Note: Place this Patch mod completed earlier here and [Activate] it.
Note: Use [SSEEdit] to add Relationship Dialogue Overhaul.esp as a [Master] for RDO - CRF + USSEP Patch.esp.

Magic Resistance Rescaled

  • By: SkyrimerTESV
  • Version: 2.0.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Magic Resistance Rescaled ESP

Run For Your Lives

  • By: Arthmoor
  • Version: 4.0.3
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Run For Your Lives

Evolving Value Economy (SkyRem - Eve)

  • By: DrPharmDawg
  • Version: 2.1.1
  • MERGE
    NPC

MAIN FILE: SkyRem - Eve

Timing is Everything SE

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.2
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Timing is Everything SE - FISS version

Merged Fixes

  • TOOL
    CORE
    NPC
Merge: Merge tagged files with zEdit. Move the Merged mod to the bottom of this Step, activate it, and disable the plugins via MO2's Merge Plugins Hide function. 

STEP 4: AUDIO

Part A: Audio

Lucidity Sound FX SSE

  • By: Foggypath
  • Version: v2u
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: Lucidity Sound FX

Note: Hide LSFX-SSE-Audiosettings.esp if you do not need/want the audio sliders in your settings.

Audio Overhaul for Skyrim SE

  • By: David Jegutidse
  • Version: 3.2.0
  • CORE
    CLEAN

MAIN FILE: Audio Overhaul Skyrim (3.2.0)
MISC FILE: Compatibility Patch for Enhanced Blood Textures
MISC FILE: Consistency Patch for Immersive Weapons

Note: Install the Misc Files as a separate mod and name it Audio Overhaul Skyrim - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Immersive Sounds - Compendium

  • Author: lazygecko
  • Version: 2.2
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Immersive Sounds Compendium SSE 2.2

FOMOD Instructions
Immersive Sounds Compendium
Main Files
Main Files
Immersive Sounds - Compendium
Immersive Sounds - Compendium

CheckmarkMO.png Main Files (Required)

Next
Melee Options
Melee Options
Weapon Impact Options
Weapon Impact Options

DotMO.png IS Default (Extra Bloody)

Weapon Draw/Sheathe Options
Weapon Draw/Sheathe Options

DotMO.png Semi-Smooth Equip

Next
Ranged Weapon Options
Ranged Weapon Options
Bow Shot Options
Bow Shot Options

DotMO.png High Fantasy (Shorter Arrow Whistle)

Bow Pull Options
Bow Pull Options

DotMO.png Alternate

Arrow Impact Options
Arrow Impact Options

DotMO.png High Fantasy

Next
Bonus Weaponry Options Options
Bonus Weaponry Options Options
Extra Weaponry Options
Extra Weaponry Options
Extra Gory Killmove Sounds
Next
Magic Options
Magic Options
Restoration Options
Restoration Options

DotMO.png Templar

Firebolt Options
Firebolt Options

DotMO.png Swooshy

Next
Creature Options
Creature Options
Creature Options
Creature Options

CheckmarkMO.png Well-Mannered Wolves

CheckmarkMO.png Sensible Storm Atronachs

Next
Misc Options
Misc Options
Nirnroot Options
Nirnroot Options

DotMO.png Silent Nirnroot Sound

Misc Options
Misc Options

DotMO.png More Rustling Heavy Armor

DotMO.png TESO Summoning

Install

Better Animal Footsteps

  • By: Volnaiskra
  • Version: 1.5

MAIN FILE: Better Animal Footsteps 1.5

FOMOD Instructions
Better Animal Footsteps
Custom
Custom
Select one option
Select one option

DotMO.png Install all of the footstep sounds

Next
Custom
Custom
Optional Pets of Skyrim patch
Optional Pets of Skyrim patch
Select Nothing
Install

Better Horse Pain Sounds

  • Author: Yuatari
  • Version: 1

MAIN FILE: Better Horse Pain Sounds

Bow Before The Dead - Draugr Sounds Legacy Edition - SSE PORT

  • Author: Satafinix
  • Version: 5.5.2

MAIN FILE: Bow Before The Dead - Draugr Sounds Legacy Edition- III-SSE

Falmer Sounds - the Betrayal Edition -SSE Port

  • Author: Satafinix
  • Version: v2.0.2

MAIN FILE: Falmer Sounds - the Betrayal Edition -SSE Port

Heart of the Beast - Werewolf Sound and Texture Overhaul

  • Author: NsJones
  • Version: 1.8

MAIN FILE: Alpha werewolf sounds - VERY VICIOUS AND AGGRESSIVE

Lower Sounding Thieves Guild Door

  • Author: John Kelly
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: LowerVolume

Realistic wolf howls

  • Author: Korvik
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Realistic Wolf Howls Less barks

Skeletons don't breathe SSE

  • Author: RJinthematrix
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: skeletons don't breathe SSE loose files version

Thundering Shouts

  • Author: greentea101
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Thundering Shouts Main file


Warning-Logo.png Warning: Complete the Priority Checks below before moving to the next Step

PRIORITY II CHECK (1)

  • REMINDER: Double check that all tagged mods have been appropriately extracted (
    BSA
    ), optimized (
    CAO
    ), ESLified (
    ESL
    ), ported (
    PORT
    ), and/or cleaned (
    CLEAN
    ).
LOOT: Run LOOT to sort your plugins.
TEST:
- Load the Presets for A Matter of Time and Widget to clean up your screen - take a look at the different UI elements.
- Pick up an iron weapon and hit some stuff, or people, to make sure it feels OK. Do the same with a steel weapon - it shouldn't (test Equipment Restrictions).
- Chug a few potions back-to-back (test Potion Tolerance) and temper a weapon (test Crafting Requires Tools and Numerical Smithing Upgrades).
- Make sure your quick light has batteries.
- Try disarming some high level traps (test Essential Lockpicking and Disarming Traps is Dangerous).
- Check your Compass (test Undiscovered Means Unknown) and look at some mountain flowers (test moreHUD).
- Jump on a dead body (test Fixed Body Collision) and harvest a mammoth tusk (test Harvestable Mammoth Skulls).

STEP 5: GAMEPLAY

Part A: Development

Curse of the Firmament

  • By: tjhm4
  • Version: 0.0

MAIN FILE: Curse of the Firmament

Note: Unzip the included CurseOfTheFirmamentPatcher file into the Tools/zEdit/modules folder.

College of Winterhold Entry Requirements

  • By: TB
  • Version: 3.2
CORE

MAIN FILE: College of Winterhold Entry Requirements

The Eloquent Reader - True Scholar SE Edition - Increase speech by reading book.

  • By: Daiyus
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: The Eloquent Reader - True Scholar SE Edition

Enhanced Skyrim Factions - The Companions Guild

  • By: DreamKing
  • Version: 0.3.8
  • CORE
    NPC
    PORT
    CAO

MAIN FILE: ESFCompanions FULL VERSION

Thieves Guild Requirements SE

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 4.0
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Thieves Guild Requirements SE - FISS Version

Grace - SkyRem Series AIO

  • By: DrPharmDawg
  • Version: 5.1.0
CORE
NPC
UPDATE

MAIN FILE: SkyRem - Grace

Growl - Werebeasts of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 1.4
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Growl

Sacrosanct - Vampires of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 5.15SSE
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Sacrosanct v515

Thunderchild - Epic Shouts and Immersion

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 4.11SSE
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Thunderchild v411

Vokrii - Minimalistic Perks of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 2.0.1
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Vokrii 2.0.1

Wintersun - Faiths of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 3.1.6
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Wintersun 3.1.6

Part B: Combat

Heritage - Reflexive Enemies

  • By: PastChristmas
  • Version: 1.98

MAIN FILE: Heritage
UPDATE FILE: Heritage
OPT FILE: Heritage - Immersive Creatures Compatibility
OPT FILE: Heritage - Mysticism Reflexivity Patch
OPT FILE: Heritage - SRCEO Compatibility
OPT FILE: Heritage CACO Compatibility
OPT FILE: Heritage WACCF Compatibility

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it Heritage - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Know Your Enemy - Trait-based resistances and weaknesses

  • By: tjhm4
  • Version: 8.1

MAIN FILE: Know Your Enemy

Note: Extract the two ZIP files in the zEdit patchers folder into the Tools\zEdit\Modules folder.

Skyrim Revamped - Complete Enemy Overhaul

  • By: Nightman0
  • Version: 2.3
  • CORE
    NPC

MAIN FILE: Skyrim Revamped - Complete Enemy Overhaul
OPT FILE: SRCEO - SIC Patch

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it Skyrim Revamped - Complete Enemy Overhaul - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

SkyTEST - Realistic Animals and Predators SE

  • By: EtaYorius
  • Version: 1.65
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: SkyTEST - Realistic Animals and Predators 1_65 NOSM (No SurvivalMode)

Ultimate Combat SE

  • By: tktk
  • Version: 3.5

MAIN FILE: Ultimate Combat SE

Blade and Blunt - A Combat Overhaul

  • By: Simon Magus
  • Version: 1.1
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Blade and Blunt - A Combat Overhaul

MEZF - Missing Encounter Zones FIXED

  • By: gobbldygook
  • Version: 2.2

MAIN FILE: Missing Encounter Zones FIXED - All Exteriors Zoned - v2.2
OPT FILE: MEZF - All Exteriors - Realistic Water 2 Patch - v2.2

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it MEZF - Missing Encounter Zones - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

VioLens - A Killmove Mod SE

  • By: Reko
  • Version: 2.22a

MAIN FILE: VioLens - A Killmove Mod SE 2.22a

FOMOD Instructions
VioLens - A Killmove Mod
Options
Options
Plugin (Required)
Plugin (Required)

CheckmarkMO.png VioLens SE

Core Files (Required)
Core Files (Required)

DotMO.png Archive

Profile System (Optional)
Profile System (Optional)
Select Nothing
Install

Part C: Survival

Campfire - Complete Camping System (Supports Skyrim VR)

  • By: Chesko
  • Version: 1.12.1SEVR
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Campfire 1.12.1SEVR Release

Note: Delete SKSE >> Plugins >> PapyrusUtil.dll

Complete Alchemy and Cooking Overhaul

  • By: kryptopyr
  • Version: 2.0.7
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Complete Alchemy and Cooking Overhaul
UPDATE FILE: CACO SKSE 2.0.17 DLL Update

Frostfall - Hypothermia Camping Survival

  • By: Chesko
  • Version: 3.4.1SE

MAIN FILE: Frostfall 3.4.1 SE Release

Campfire and Frostfall - Unofficial SSE Update

  • By: Sthaagg Memnochs
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Campfire 1.12.1 and Frostfall 3.4.1SE

SkyUI Item Card Fixes

  • By: Gruffys
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: SkyUI Itemcard Fixes

FOMOD Instructions
SkyUI Itemcard Fixes
Step1
Step1
Without Frostfall
Without Frostfall

DotMO.png None

With Frostfall
With Frostfall

DotMO.png Sovngarde ItemCard Fixes - Frostfall

Install

Honed Metal - port to SSE

  • By: skyliner390
  • Version: 1.10

MAIN FILE: Honed metal

Keep it Clean - A Bathing Mod

  • By: Sthaagg Memnochs and Clioshand
  • Version: 3.15a
  • CLEAN

MAIN FILE: Keep It Clean - A Bathing Mod - Extended
UPDATE FILE: Update - Shorter Animation

Note: Create an Empty Mod and name it Keep It Clean - Patches. Move all ESP files to this new mod, with the exception of the main ESP file named Keep It Clean.esp. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
FOMOD Instructions
Keep It Clean
Main
Main
Core
Core

CheckmarkMO.png Keep It Clean

Next
Lands Support Patches
Lands Support Patches
Beyond Skyrim - Bruma SE
Beyond Skyrim - Bruma SE

DotMO.png None

Falskaar
Falskaar

DotMO.png Compatibility Patch

Realistic Water 2
Realistic Water 2

DotMO.png Standard Version

Next
Mods Support
Mods Support
Complete Alchemy and Cooking Overhaul
Complete Alchemy and Cooking Overhaul

DotMO.png Compatibility patch

HunterBorn
HunterBorn

DotMO.png None

Distinct Interior AIO
Distinct Interior AIO

DotMO.png None

Rayeks End
Rayeks End

DotMO.png None

Narrative Loot
Narrative Loot

DotMO.png None

Next
Optional Files
Optional Files
Optional Dirty Textures
Optional Dirty Textures

DotMO.png I do not use an ENB or a ReShade preset

Your Own Thoughts
Your Own Thoughts

DotMO.png First person thoughts point of view

RedGuard Bathroom CTD Fix
RedGuard Bathroom CTD Fix

DotMO.png No need

Teleport Issues
Teleport Issues

DotMO.png I do not use a controller or never faced teleport issues

Install

Vitality Mode - Basic Needs - Eat Drink and Sleep

  • By: Narue
  • Version: 1.7

MAIN FILE: Vitality Mode

FOMOD Instructions
Vitality Mode
Game Type
Game Type
Select Game Type
Select Game Type

DotMO.png Skyrim Special Edition

Next
Installation Type
Installation Type
Select Install Type
Select Install Type

DotMO.png BSA

Install

Part D: Magic

Apocalypse - Magic of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 9.45SSE

MAIN FILE: Apocalypse v945
OPT FILE: Apocalypse - Vokrii Compatibility Patch

Note: Install the Optional File as a separate mod and name it Apocalypse - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Atronach Forge Give Conjuration Skill Up

  • By: Alaebasta
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: AtronachForgeGiveConjurationSkillUp

Lore Friendly Spells

  • By: undomir
  • Version: 1.9

MAIN FILE: Lore Friendly Spells

Mysticism - A Magic Overhaul

  • By: Simon Magus
  • Version: 1.0.15
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Mysticism - A Magic Overhaul

Spider Crafting Give Enchanting Skill Up

  • By: Alaebasta
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: SpiderCraftingGiveEnchanting

Staves Give XP

  • By: Niyu
  • Version: 1.0.0

MAIN FILE: Staves Give XP

Summermyst - Enchantments of Skyrim

  • By: Enai Siaion
  • Version: 3.07SSE
  • CORE

MAIN FILE: Summermyst v307

Wards Functionalities Extended

  • By: Skepmanmods
  • Version: 1.1.2

MAIN FILE: Wards Functionalities Extended V1.1 SSE
OPT FILE: Wards Functionalities Extended - Cutting Room Floor Patch
OPT FILE: Wards Functionalities Extended - Holy Wards Patch

Note: Install the Optional Files as a separate mod and name it Wards Functionalities Extended - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Part E: Merged Gameplay

Apocalypse - Balance Patch

  • Author: mnikjom
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Apocalypse - Balance Patch

Apocalypse - Patches

  • PATCH
    MERGE
Note: Place this Patch mod completed earlier here and [Activate] it.

Armored Flesh - Updated Visuals for Alteration Armor

  • Author: Shodges
  • Version: 2.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

OPT FILE: Armored Flesh 2K

Ashes - A Simple and Configurable Death Mod

  • Author: Aix
  • Version: 0.01
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Ashes - A Simple and Configurable Death Mod

Daedra-tastic Rune Spells

  • Author: Kailithnir
  • Version: 1.3.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Daedra-tastic Rune Spells

FOMOD Instructions
Daedra-tastic Runes
Daedra-tastic Rune Spells
Daedra-tastic Rune Spells
Texture Resolution
Texture Resolution

DotMO.png Medium (1kx1k)

Rune Condition
Rune Condition

DotMO.png Clean

Expansion Packs for Others' Mods
Expansion Packs for Others' Mods

CheckmarkMO.png Apocalypse - Magic of Skyrim

Install

Dynamic Speech Checks

  • Author: PatchesTheClown
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Dynamic Speech Checks

Enchanting Adjustments - Patches

  • PATCH
    MERGE
Note: Place this Patch mod completed earlier here and [Activate] it.

Fizzle

  • By: dAb
  • Version: 1.1
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: FIZZLE

Frostfall - Vampire Fix for Vampire overhaul users - Sacrosanct - Better Vampire ...

  • Author: Sthaagg Memnochs
  • Version: 1.10
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Frostfall Vampire Fix

Frostfall - Seasons

  • Author: BrinaSair
  • Version: 1.2beta
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Frostfall - Seasons

Honed Metal Voiced

  • By: Cer12
  • Version: 1.4
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Honed Metal Voiced 1.4

iSnore - Sleep Encounters

  • By: PatchesTheClown
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: iSnore

Essential Lockpicking and Immersive Thievery

  • By: Alaebasta
  • Version: 2.1alpha
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Essential Lockpicking and Immersive Thievery

Natural Character Growth and Decay SE

  • By: Greywander and Uoud
  • Version: 2.1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Natural Character Growth and Decay

Pay Your Dues

  • By: brettona
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Pay Your Dues

Special Perks from Questing (SE)

  • By: AlanPaul
  • Version: 1.2
  • BSA
    MERGE
    UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Perks from Questing SE v1.2

FOMOD Instructions
Special Perks from Questing
Hover mouse over option for details
Hover mouse over option for details
Core Files
Core Files

CheckmarkMO.png Core Mod - Loose

Next
Patches
Patches
Choose required patches
Choose required patches

DotMO.png None

Install

Realistic AI Detection SE (better sneaking)

  • Author: Olivier Doorenbos
  • Version: 2.0
  • MERGE

OPT FILE: Realistic AI Detection 2 SE - Lite

Simply Knock SE

  • Author: Chesko
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Simply Knock SE 1.0.3 Release

Note: Delete SKSE >> Plugins >> PapyrusUtil.dll

Simply Knock SKSE64 DLL

  • Author: LawrenceFB
  • Version: 3.0

MAIN FILE: Simply Knock SE SKSE64 2.0.17 DLL

Improved NPC Encounter Zones (SkyRem - Inez)

  • By: DrPharmDawg
  • Version: 2.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: SkyRem - Inez

Take Notes - Journal of the Dragonborn SSE

  • By: ath3nos
  • Version: 1.0alpha
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Take Notes - Journal of the Dragonborn SSE (alpha)

Taxes of the Nine Holds SSE

  • By: mnikjom theSniperDevil Matthiaswagg
  • Version: 1.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Taxes of the Nine Holds SSE 1.1

True Dragon Born(by GIndustries) Special Edition

  • By: Gindustries
  • Version: 1.4
  • BSA
    MERGE

OPT FILE: True Dragon Born Heavy v1.4

Wards Functionalities Extended - Patches

  • PATCH
    MERGE
Note: Place this Patch mod completed earlier here and [Activate] it.

Merged Gameplay

  • TOOL
Merge: Merge tagged files with zEdit. Move the Merged mod to the bottom of this Step, activate it, and disable the plugins via MO2's Merge Plugins Hide function. 


Warning-Logo.png Warning: Complete the Priority Checks below before moving to the next Step

PRIORITY II CHECK (2)

  • REMINDER: Double check that all tagged mods have been appropriately extracted (
    BSA
    ), optimized (
    CAO
    ), ESLified (
    ESL
    ), ported (
    PORT
    ), and/or cleaned (
    CLEAN
    ).
LOOT: Run LOOT to sort your plugins.
TEST:
- Visit some Standing Stones (test Curse of the Firmament) on your way to join the College of Winterhold or Thieves Guild (test College Entry Requirements and Thieves Guild Requirements)
- Test your Reflect power and make sure you can set your Attributes (test Grace) and browse your perks and spend some time in Prayer (test Vokrii and Wintersun).
- Pick a few fights to try out the combat mechanics (test Blade & Blunt and Ultimate Combat).
- Try hitting a flame atronach with a fire spell... now try with a frost spell (test Know Your Enemies).
- Take a bath in the Sea of Ghosts and start a campfire to warm up (test Frostfall and Campfire).

STEP 6: ENVIRONMENT

Part A: Weather

Relighting Skyrim - SSE

  • By: --JawZ-- NovakDalton TechAngel85
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Relighting Skyrim SSE

Vivid Weathers Definitive Edition - a complete Weather and Visual overhaul for Skyrim

  • By: Mangaclub - Doodleizoid
  • Version: 2.42

MAIN FILE: Vivid Weathers - Definitive Edition

Note: Create an Empty Mod and name it Vivid Weathers - Patches. Move all ESP files to this new mod, with the exception of the main ESP file named VividWeathersSE.esp. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
FOMOD Instructions
Vivid Weathers
Options
Options
Shaders
Shaders

DotMO.png Classic - Special Edition

Seasons
Seasons

DotMO.png None

Tree LOD
Tree LOD

DotMO.png Vanilla Tree LOD

Alternative Addons
Alternative Addons
Select Nothing
Compatibility Patches
Compatibility Patches

CheckmarkMO.png Falskaar

CheckmarkMO.png Wyrmstooth

Install

Storm Lightning for SSE and VR (Minty Lightning 2019)

  • By: Shizof
  • Version: 1.4.5
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Storm Lightning for SSE and VR - Fomod Installer

FOMOD Instructions
Storm Lightning
Select Game
Select Game
Shaders
Shaders

DotMO.png Skyrim Special Edition

Next
Select Game Version
Select Game Version
Select SSE Version
Select SSE Version

DotMO.png 1.5.97

Next
Select Plugin Type
Select Plugin Type
Select Plugin
Select Plugin

DotMO.png ESL Flagged

Next
Select Night Time Sheet Halo
Select Night Time Sheet Halo
Select Sheet Halo
Select Sheet Halo

DotMO.png Halo On (Level 0)

Next
Select Day Time Sheet Halo
Select Day Time Sheet Halo
Select Sheet Halo
Select Sheet Halo
Halo Dim (Level 2)
Next
Select Night Time Fork Halo
Select Night Time Fork Halo
Select Fork Halo
Select Fork Halo
Halo On (Level 0)
Next
Select Day Time Fork Halo
Select Day Time Fork Halo
Select Fork Halo
Select Fork Halo
Halo Dim (Level 2)
Install

Better Dynamic Snow SE

  • By: SparrowPrince TechAngel85 Brumbek
  • Version: 2.11.0

MAIN FILE: Better Dynamic Snow SE

FOMOD Instructions
Better Dynamic Snow
Better Dynamic Snow Options
Better Dynamic Snow Options
Meshes
Meshes

DotMO.png SMIM

Optional Addons
Optional Addons
Select Nothing
Next
Better Dynamic Snow Patches
Better Dynamic Snow Patches
Patches
Patches
Select Nothing
Install

Better Dynamic Ash SE

  • By: Arlekin
  • Version: 0.1
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: Better Dynamic Ash SE

Part B: Terrain

Dynamic Distant Objects LOD - DynDOLOD

  • By: Sheson
  • Version: 2.81

MAIN FILE: DynDOLOD Resources SE

FOMOD Instructions
DynDOLOD
Main
Main
DynDOLOD Resources
DynDOLOD Resources

CheckmarkMO.png Core Files

Next
Options
Options
Visual Options
Visual Options

CheckmarkMO.png Whiterun Exterior

CheckmarkMO.png Solitude Exterior

CheckmarkMO.png High Hrothgar Window Glow

CheckmarkMO.png DLC2 Vvardenfell 3D Plume

Performance Options
Performance Options
Select Nothing
Misc Options
Misc Options

CheckmarkMO.png Desync Birds of Prey

Install

Skyrim Particle Patch for ENB

  • By: mindflux
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Special Edition All-In-One Installation

Note: Download manually via the GoogleDrive link. Once installed, hide Particle Patch for ENB SSE.esp.

HD LODs Textures SE

  • By: Abendaron
  • Version: 9.3

MAIN FILE: HD Lods Textures SE 1K - DynDOLOD ONLY VERSION

Enhanced Vanilla Trees SSE

  • By: SomeRandomGuy83-TechAngel85-Scythe42
  • Version: 2.0
  • ESL
    UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Enhanced Vanilla Trees SE - Lush Trees

FOMOD Instructions
Enhanced Vanilla Trees
Mesh Options
Mesh Options
Select a version
Select a version

DotMO.png Enhanced Vanilla Meshes

Next
Optional Addons
Optional Addons
Clutter
Clutter

CheckmarkMO.png Enhanced Tree Clutter (recommended)

CheckmarkMO.png Firewood Textures

Next
Tree LODs
Tree LODs
Select one
Select one

DotMO.png Billboards

Install

The Elder Scrolls - Veydosebrom

  • By: Elyem
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: The Elder Scrolls - Veydosebrom

FOMOD Instructions
The Elder Scrolls - Veydosebrom
Welcome to Veydosebrom
Welcome to Veydosebrom
Thank You
Thank You

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Veydosebrom - Grasses and Groundcover
Veydosebrom - Grasses and Groundcover

DotMO.png Packed

Next
Season Style
Season Style
Information
Information

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Choose Your Season
Choose Your Season

DotMO.png Vanilla Season

Next
Grass Density
Grass Density
Information
Information

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Choose Your INI
Choose Your INI

DotMO.png Performance

Next
Landscape Density
Landscape Density
Information
Information

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Choose Your Landscape
Choose Your Landscape

DotMO.png Vanilla Landscape

Next
Grasses and Groundcover Quality
Grasses and Groundcover Quality
Information
Information

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Choose Your Quality
Choose Your Quality

DotMO.png 1k Quality

Next
Grasses and Groundcover
Grasses and Groundcover
Information
Information

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

BSA Archive
BSA Archive

DotMO.png 1k Full

Next
Installation Complete
Installation Complete
Veydosebrom
Veydosebrom

CheckmarkMO.png Please Read

Install

Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods

  • By: code1k
  • Version: 4.7

MAIN FILE: Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods
OPT FILE: JK's Skyrim - Towns
OPT FILE: Patch for Helgen Reborn
OPT FILE: Patch for Moon and Star
OPT FILE: Patch for Arthmoor's Town add-ons

Note: Install the Optional Files as a separate mod and name it Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
Note: When installing the Patch for Arthmoor's Town add-ons Optional File, select all options in the FOMOD.

Ashbound -- Solstheim Enhanced

  • By: Ruse
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Ashbound
OPT FILE: Better Tel Mithryn Patch
OPT FILE: Quaint Raven Rock Patch

Note: Install the Optional Files as a separate mod and name it Ashbound - Patches. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.

Immersive Fallen Trees SSE

  • By: Jurassic4LIFE and Mpankey
  • Version: 2.0.2

MAIN FILE: Immersive Fallen Trees SSE

EEKs Renthal Flora Collection

  • Author: Renthal311-Fading Signal-Discovery01-EvilEyedKyo - LucidAp - Mindflux
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: EEKs Renthal Flora Collection
UPDATE FILE: EEKS Renthal Flora Collection Update

RUDL - Removing Unpleasant Details from Logs

  • Author: Lurihaut
  • Version: 1.1.c

MAIN FILE: RUDL - Removing Ugly Details from Logs

Skyrim Landscape and Water Fixes

  • By: WiZkiD - lilebonymace
  • Version: 5.0

MAIN FILE: Skyrim Landscape and Water Fixes - FOMOD

Note: Create an Empty Mod and name it Skyrim Landscape and Water Fixes - Patches. Move all ESP files to this new mod, with the exception of the main ESP file named Landscape and Water Fixes.esp. Do not activate the Patches mod yet.
FOMOD Instructions
Skyrim Landscape and Water Fixes
Main
Main
Base Fixed Meshes
Base Fixed Meshes

CheckmarkMO.png Base Meshes

Main plugin
Main plugin

DotMO.png 3. ESP

Patches
Patches

CheckmarkMO.png Relighting Skyrim

Walkway Wall FIX
Walkway Wall FIX

DotMO.png Walkway Wall FIX SMIM

Optional
Optional

CheckmarkMO.png Missing Lights Fix

Install

Part C: Merged Environment

Bent Pines II

  • By: vurt
  • Version: 2.01
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Bent Pines II

Blackreach Spores

  • By: Unimpressed Panda
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Blackreach Spores SE - esp version

Campfire Better Dynamic Snow Patch

  • By: Ruse
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Campfire Better Dynamic Snow Patch SE

Darkened Dungeons

  • By: Surjamte
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Darkened Dungeons SE

Immersive Fallen Trees Patch

  • By: Umgak
  • Version: 1.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Immersive Fallen Trees Patch

Insignificant Object Remover

  • By: Umgak
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Insignificant Object Remover

FOMOD Instructions
Insignificant Object Remover
Custom
Custom
Core
Core

CheckmarkMO.png Greetings adventurer...

Select
Select

DotMO.png Only pebble remover

Extras
Extras
Select Nothing
Install

Skyrim Landscape and Water Fixes - Patches

  • PATCH
    MERGE
Note: Place this Patch mod completed earlier here and [Activate] it.

No grass in caves

  • By: code1k
  • Version: 1.2
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: No Grass In Caves

Obsidian Mountain Fogs

  • By: HiShutUp Arindel Dr Megaloblast
  • Version: 1.01
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Obsidian Mountain Fogs

TREES ADDON SE

  • By: winedave
  • Version: 1.2.7
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Trees Addon SE
MAIN FILE: Trees Addon Billboards

Note: Only the Billboards file needs to be updated.

Vanilla Rain and Snow Remade

  • By: tarll
  • Version: 1.0
  • MERGE

MAIN FILE: Vanilla Rain and Snow Remade

GKB Waves

  • By: GaKnomboe
  • Version: 1.0
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: gkbwaves

Wonders of Weather

  • By: isoku
  • Version: 1.10
  • BSA
    MERGE

MAIN FILE: Wonders of Weather

FOMOD Instructions
Wonders of Weather
Options
Options
Core
Core

CheckmarkMO.png Wonders of Weather

Optionals
Optionals
Select Nothing
Install

Merged Environment

  • TOOL
Merge: Merge tagged files with zEdit. Move the Merged mod to the bottom of this Step, activate it, and disable the plugins via MO2's Merge Plugins Hide function. 

STEP 7: OVERHAULS

Part A: Base Retextures

Static Mesh Improvement Mod - SMIM

  • By: Brumbek
  • Version: 2.08

MAIN FILE: SMIM SE 2-08

FOMOD Instructions
Static Mesh Improvement Mod
Main Installer Choice
Main Installer Choice
Skyrim Game Version and Install Choices
Skyrim Game Version and Install Choices

DotMO.png Skyrim 2016 Special Edition: Everything

Install

Skyrim HD SE

  • By: luxor8072
  • Version: 1.4

MAIN FILE: Skyrim HD SE part 01
MAIN FILE: Skyrim HD SE part 02
MAIN FILE: Skyrim HD SE part 03

Vivid Landscapes - All in One - Special Edition

  • By: Hein84
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Vivid Landscapes - Special Edition
UPDATE FILE: Vivid Landscapes - Special Edition - LOD correction

Tamrielic Textures SE 1 - Landscapes

  • By: ciathyza
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Tamrielic Textures SE 1 Landscapes 2K

FOMOD Instructions
Tamrielic Texture - Landscapes
Tamrielic Textures
Tamrielic Textures
Main
Main
Tamrielic Textures
Options
Options
Majestic Mountains
Install

Stupid Root Deleter

  • By: THC Studios
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Ugly Root Remover SSE

Blended Roads

  • By: T4GTR43UM3R
  • Version: 1.7
  • ESL

MAIN FILE: Blended Roads - FINAL

FOMOD Instructions
Blended Roads
Main Files
Main Files

DotMO.png REALly Blended Roads

SMIM Compatibility Patch
SMIM Compatibility Patch

DotMO.png REALly Blended Roads

Blended Roads Redone

  • By: windave
  • Version: 1.4.1

OPT FILE: Blended Roads Redone 2K

Rapid Rocks

  • By: Pfuscher
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Dark grey Rapid Rocks
MAIN FILE: Update for both versions

Majestic Mountains - Cathedral Concept

  • By: T4GTR34UM3R
  • Version: 3.10
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: 2. Majestic Mountains Darkside
OPT FILE: Lod Pack for DynDoLod (all versions)
OPT FILE: Lod Pack for SSELodGen xLodGen (all versions)

FOMOD Instructions
Majestic Mountains

Required
Required

CheckmarkMO.png Main files

Snow Mountain Type
Snow Mountain Type

DotMO.png Snow Mountain New Version ESL

Optionals
Optionals

CheckmarkMO.png Moss Rocks ESL version

Sun Direction
Sun Direction

DotMO.png None

Next

Final Notes
Final Notes

CheckmarkMO.png Load order and notes

Install
FOMOD Instructions
Lod Pack for DynDOLOD
Step1
Step1
Lod Meshes
Lod Meshes

CheckmarkMO.png Lod Meshes

Lod Textures
Lod Textures

DotMO.png Darkside

Install
FOMOD Instructions
Lod Pack for xLodGen
Step1
Step1
Lod Textures
Lod Textures

DotMO.png Darkside

Install

Majestic Mountains - Northside

  • By: T4GTR34UM3R - SgtPetterzon - EuphoricKnave
  • Version: 2.0

MAIN FILE: Majestic Mountains - Northside

FOMOD Instructions
Majestic Mountains - Northside

Main
Main

CheckmarkMO.png NORTHSIDE

Mountain Textures
Mountain Textures

DotMO.png Dark Northside

Normal Maps
Normal Maps
Main Rocky
Wet Rocks
Wet Rocks

CheckmarkMO.png Tweaked Wet Rock Meshes

CheckmarkMO.png Tweaked Rapid Rocks Textures

Northside Tweaks
Northside Tweaks

CheckmarkMO.png No longer needed

Install

Ruins Clutter Improved

  • By: raiserfx
  • Version: 3.1

MAIN FILE: Ruins_Clutter_Improved SE

Note: Hide folder meshes/dungeons/imperial/PortcullisSmall01.

Ruins Clutter Improved - Fixes

  • By: mnikjom raiserfx
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Ruins Clutter Improved - Fixes 1.1

Skyrim 3D Trees and Plants

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 4.0.2
  • ESL

MISC FILE: Skyrim 3D Plants

Unofficial Material Fix

  • By: Elzee
  • Version: 1.17

MAIN FILE: Unofficial Material Fix

Note: Hide meshes/traps/pedestaltrap/trapnorpedestal01.nif.

Underground - a dungeon texture overhaul

  • By: T4GTR34UM3R
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: Underground FOMOD

FOMOD Instructions
Underground - a dungeon texture overhaul
Main Options
Main Options
Main Options
Main Options

DotMO.png Install everything default color

Install

Part B: Location Retextures

Northfire's Castle Volkihar

  • Author: sgtpetterzon2
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Northfire's Castle Volkihar 2-4K

CC's Fort Dawnguard Reborn

  • Author: ClearanceClarence
  • Version: 5.0

MAIN FILE: CC's Fort Dawnguard Reborn - 2K

The Halls of the Greybeards - a High Hrothgar Retexuring

  • By: T4GTR34UM3R
  • Version: 1.01

MAIN FILE: The halls of the Greybeards

Frankly HD Markarth - The White City Redux

  • By: FrankFamily aka Borx25
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Frankly HD Markarth - The White City Redux _2K

Note: In the [FOMOD], select everything.

Rudy HQ - Nordic Ruins SE

  • Author: Rudy102
  • Version: 1.02

MAIN FILE: Rudy HQ - Nordic Ruins SE version

Riften in High Definition

  • By: MystiriousDawn
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Riften in High Definition 2K

Skyrim Textures Redone - SkyHaven

  • Author: Gorgulla
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: STR - SkyHaven 2K

Arri's Snow Elf Ruins Retexture Special Edition

  • Author: arrioch
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: SSE 2K Textures

HQ Solitude

  • Author: MystiriousDawn
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: HQ Solitude - 2K

Soul Cairn HD

  • Author: LoD7995
  • Version: 5.0

MAIN FILE: Soul Cairn HD 2K

Sovngarde HD

  • Author: LoD7995
  • Version: 3.0

MAIN FILE: Sovngarde HD 2K

Tel Mithryn Enhanced

  • Author: cunny1975
  • Version: 1.3

MAIN FILE: Tel Mithryn Enhanced

Part C: Retextures

Ennead - Banners

  • Author: Mist
  • Version: 3.0

MAIN FILE: Ennead - Banners 2K

BetterFalmerCaveCeilingGlow

  • Author: HammerXSun
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: BetterFalmerCaveCeilingGlow

Designs of the Nords SE

  • Author: KEBW1144 - JDAnchor
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Designs of the Nords

FOMOD Instructions
Designs of the Nords
Designs of the Nords
Designs of the Nords
Designs of the Nords
Designs of the Nords

CheckmarkMO.png Main files

Optional
Optional

CheckmarkMO.png Dark Brotherhood - Option 1

CheckmarkMO.png Dawnguard - Clean Version

CheckmarkMO.png Imperial - Old Flags

Install

Falmer Texture Overhaul

  • Author: cunny1975
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: 2K Falmer Overhaul

Forgotten Retex Project

  • Author: JDAnchor
  • Version: 5.3

MAIN FILE: Forgotten Retex Project

FOMOD Instructions
Forgotten Retex Project
Forgotten Retex Project
Forgotten Retex Project
Forgotten Retex Project
Forgotten Retex Project
Main files
Optional Files
Optional Files

CheckmarkMO.png Draw Knife - with Carvings

CheckmarkMO.png Silver Mold - with Silver Frame

Install

Glorious Dwarven Metal

  • Author: Wolflord13
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: Glorious Dwarven Metal USSEP Safe

Haladoon's Retexture Project

  • Author: Haladoon
  • Version: 1.2

MAIN FILE: ALL IN ONE 2k Haladoon's Retexture Project.

High Poly Project

  • Author: LucidAPs
  • Version: 4.9

MAIN FILE: High Poly Project

FOMOD Instructions
High Poly Project
Installation Type
Installation Type
Options
Options

CheckmarkMO.png Install Everything

Next
Mod Patches
Mod Patches
No Snow Under the Roof Patch
No Snow Under the Roof Patch
Select Nothing
Install

Unofficial Material Fix

  • By: Elzee
  • Version: 1.17.0

OPT FILE: Unofficial Material Fix - High Poly Project patch

Misc Retexture Project

  • Author: cunny1975
  • Version: 2.2.1
  • UPDATE

MAIN FILE: Misc Retexture Project
MAIN FILE: Retextured SMIM Ingredients
UPDATE FILE: Small Update
UPDATE FILE: ver 2.2 Quick Fix

Noble Furniture Improved

  • Author: K13RAN64
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Noble Furniture Improved - Replacer.

Northern Shores

  • Author: winedave
  • Version: 1.4

OPT FILE: Northern Shores 2K.

Orc Settlements Enhanced

  • Author: winedave
  • Version: 1.1

OPT FILE: Orc Settlements Enhanced 2K

PELTAPALOOZA - Special Edition

  • Author: Gamwich
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: PELTAPALOOZA Special Edition - FULL

Realistic HD Mods Remastered Collection

  • By: Halk Hogan PL
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Realistic HD Mods Remastered Collection

CC's HQ Roadsigns SSE

  • Author: ClearanceClarence
  • Version: 4.2

MAIN FILE: CC's HQ Roadsigns SSE - SD

FOMOD Instructions
CC's HQ Roadsigns
Main
Main
Size
Size

CheckmarkMO.png 2k

Next
Patches
Patches
Patches
Patches

CheckmarkMO.png Cutting Room Floor

CheckmarkMO.png Point The Way

CheckmarkMO.png Whistling Mine

CheckmarkMO.png Oakwood

Install

RUGNAROK - Special Edition

  • Author: Gamwich
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: RUGNAROK - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS

  • By: dailyplanet and Gamwich
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS 2K

RUSTIC CLUTTER COLLECTION - Special Edition

  • By: Gamwich
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: RUSTIC CLUTTER COLLECTION - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC COOKING - Special Edition

  • By: Gamwich
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: RUSTIC COOKING - Special Edition - 2K

RUSTIC FURNITURE - SPECIAL EDITION

  • By: Gamwich
  • Version: 2.0

MAIN FILE: RUSTIC FURNITURE - SSE - SMIM - 2K

RUSTIC WINDOWS - Special Edition

  • By: Gamwich
  • Version: 2.0

MAIN FILE: RUSTIC WINDOWS - Special Edition - 2K

JS Shrines of the Divines SE

  • By: johnskyrim
  • Version: 1.1

MAIN FILE: JS Shrines of the Divines SE - 2K

Skyrim 3D Blacksmith

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.0.1

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D Blacksmith

Skyrim 3D Cooking

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.3

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D Cooking

Skyrim 3D Docks and Boardwalks

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D Docks and Boardwalks

Skyrim 3D Furniture

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.9

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D Furniture

Skyrim 3D High Hrothgar Steps

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.0

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D High Hrothgar Steps

Skyrim 3D Misc

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 1.0.2

MAIN FILE: ALL MAIN FILES

Skyrim 3D Stonewalls

  • By: mathy79
  • Version: 2.0

MAIN FILE: Skyrim 3D Stonewalls

Stunning Statues of Skyrim

  • By: AnTiWoMaAgNoT
  • Version: 1.5

MAIN FILE: SSoS - Installer Fix

FOMOD Instructions
Stunning Statues of Skyrim
How to use Flags
How to use Flags
Choose your statues
Choose your statues

CheckmarkMO.png Select All

Next
Bella Dibella
Bella Dibella
Dibella Meshe
Dibella Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Dibella Textures
Dibella Textures

DotMO.png Dibella Smooth Stone 2k

Next
Neat Nocturnal
Neat Nocturnal
Nocturnal Meshe
Nocturnal Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Nocturnal Textures
Nocturnal Textures

DotMO.png Nocturnal 2k

Next
Astonich Azura
Astonich Azura
Azura Meshe
Azura Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Azura Textures
Azura Textures

DotMO.png Azura 2k

Next
Terrific Talos
Terrific Talos
Talos Meshe
Talos Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Talos Textures
Talos Textures

DotMO.png Talos 2k

Next
Ysterical Ysgramor
Ysterical Ysgramor
Ysgramor Meshe
Ysgramor Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Ysgramor Textures
Ysgramor Textures

DotMO.png Ysgramor 2k

Next
Melancholic Meridia
Melancholic Meridia
Meridia Meshe
Meridia Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Meridia Textures
Meridia Textures

DotMO.png Meridia White 2k

Next
Madness Malacath
Madness Malacath
Malacath Meshe
Malacath Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe No Glow (for stone texture)

Malacath Textures
Malacath Textures

DotMO.png Malacath Stone 2k

Next
Wakened Winterhold
Wakened Winterhold
Winterhold Meshe
Winterhold Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Winterhold Textures
Winterhold Textures

DotMO.png Winterhold 2k

Next
Clever Clavicus
Clever Clavicus
Clavicus Meshe
Clavicus Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Clavicus Textures
Clavicus Textures

DotMO.png Clavicus 2k

Next
Bucoloic Boethiah
Bucoloic Boethiah
Boethiah Meshe
Boethiah Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Boethiah Textures
Boethiah Textures

DotMO.png Boethiah 2k

Next
Necrotic Namira
Necrotic Namira
Namira Meshe
Namira Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Namira Textures
Namira Textures

DotMO.png Namira 2k

Next
Magnetic Mara
Magnetic Mara
Mara Meshe
Mara Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Mara Textures
Mara Textures

DotMO.png Mara 2k

Next
Malefic Mehrunes
Malefic Mehrunes
Mehrunes Meshe
Mehrunes Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Mehrunes Textures
Mehrunes Textures

DotMO.png Mehrunes Black 2k

Next
Vehement Vaermina
Vehement Vaermina
Vaermina Meshe
Vaermina Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Vaermina Textures
Vaermina Textures

DotMO.png Vaermina 2k

Next
Spicy Skyforge
Spicy Skyforge
Skyforge Textures
Skyforge Textures

DotMO.png Skyforge Steel 2k

Next
Fancy Falmer
Fancy Falmer
Falmer Meshe
Falmer Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Falmer Textures
Falmer Textures

DotMO.png Falmer Rusty Copper 2k

Next
Sweet Sovngarde
Sweet Sovngarde
Sovngarde Meshe
Sovngarde Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Sovngarde Textures
Sovngarde Textures

DotMO.png Sovngarde 2k

Install

Unofficial Material Fix

  • By: Elzee
  • Version: 1.17.0

OPT FILE: Unofficial Material Fix - Stunning Statues of Skyrim patch

FOMOD Instructions
Unofficial Material Fix - Stunning Statues of Skyrim
Wakened Winterhold
Wakened Winterhold
Winterhold Meshe
Winterhold Meshe

CheckmarkMO.png HD Meshe

Install


Warning-Logo.png Warning: Complete the Priority Checks below before moving to the next Step

PRIORITY II CHECK (3)

  • REMINDER: Double check that all tagged mods have been appropriately extracted (
    BSA
    ), optimized (
    CAO
    ), ESLified (
    ESL
    ), ported (
    PORT
    ), and/or cleaned (
    CLEAN
    ).
LOOT: Run LOOT to sort your plugins.
TEST:
- Open the Console and enter the following two commands: TGM and player.setav speedmult 200 (or more).
- Now - go on a scenic tour of Skyrim, primarily checking out the major cities and maybe some ruins, etc.
- Run around and stop every now and then to look around to make sure things look OK.
- Also COC to these areas: windhelm, falkreathexterior01, solitude, morthalexterior01, dawnstarexterior01, markarthorigin, riftenorigin, whiterun, winterholdexterior01, riverwood
- Note: You are COCing to check for CTD and/or other major issues; minor visual inconsistencies (clipping, blending, etc.) are handled later with patches - do not worry about these yet.



End of Priority II



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