Make dog companions into wolf companions by Bellyache
Skyrim » Companion creatures
Added: 27/11/2011 - 08:05AM
Updated: 27/07/2012 - 08:04PM

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Uploaded by wrig675


Last updated at 20:04, 27 Jul 2012 Uploaded at 8:05, 27 Nov 2011

Sorry all, but I am no longer updating this mod. If you have a serious issue or need immediate help, please PM me. I will not respond to comments on this mod. For the effort, there are not that many users who want to use this mod over other, more sophisticated companions.


There will always be a screenshot for each skin (and skin variation) I make available. They may not be in any logical order, but they are there.

There are two main files. These are the meshes. Pick one.
There are many "optional files." These are the skins. Pick one.
There is one miscellaneous file you might want, and it changes the dog sounds into wolf sounds.


This is a mesh swap that will turn all the Irish Wolfhound dogs into wolves.

There are two versions: eyed and eyeless. What's the difference? Read on.

The eyeless version:
Cons - your new wolf dog will not have eyes
Pros - animations are very smooth and natural, the wolf model uses all the dog animations

The eyed version:
Pros: your wolf dog will have real, reflective eyes
Cons: animations are not as smooth, some issues with the dog sitting, laying down animations removed and replaced with sitting ones because of animation problems

The eyed and eyeless versions provide only the meshes. Download a skin separately (in optional downloads). Elemental wolves are a little weird and are the exception - they contain both the mesh and skin.

These skins for your dog do not affect the other wolves in the world, and changing the wolves in your world will not affect your new dog. However, all dogs will look like the one dog skin you choose. I am not yet able to make them unique.

Both versions have the barking removed, replaced with quieter idle animations. Dogs will still whimper, grunt, sniff, and scratch - just no more barking. Download the sound pack (in miscellaneous files) to replace dog noises with wolf noises.

I suggest making your dogs essential (through mods or console commands), as this mod does not alter that aspect in any way.

If you want barking enabled, just go into Data/meshes/actors/canine/animations and delete the animations that have the word "bark" in them.

Each file contains a Readme. Please read all of the information provided before asking questions. If you experience a problem, leave a comment and I will try my best to help you.


A huge thanks to XunAmarox for teaching me how to hex edit.