About this mod

A high-quality visual art representation (ENB) with the goal of fully beautifying every detail of Skyrim, highlighting a beautiful and highly realistic environment with spectacular sunrises as dazzling days which adapt to the ecosystem. If you are a lover of photorealistic landscapes and scenarios taken from real life, this is your best option.

Permissions and credits

Please read the detailed description on this page before asking any questions. Thanks.

An ENB is a collection of visual effects created by Boris Vorontsov. The idea is to allow each player to configure what the game looks like for their own liking. Many games can look much better and ENBSeries is the easiest way to improve them, adding realistic and fully configurable effects.

ENBSeries is 3d graphic modification for games like TES Skyrim, TES Oblivion, Fallout, GTA, Deus Ex, and others. It work by modifying render functions calls of the games and applying additional effects.It's divided to generic versions and exclusive. First category allow to run it on thousands of games, not all effects will work, but you can try several versions of mod to find best suited. Second, exclusive types of the mod, are games specific versions which developed to work with some game and rarely with same game engine.Available effects are SSAO, SSIL, Depth Of Field, Lens FX, Bloom, HDR, Tone Mapping, Sharpening, Sun Rays, Shadows, Detailed Shadows, Reflection and others in various versions of them.



It is a completely revamped standalone ENB-Guide with a unique visual essence. Trying to give a touch to the beautiful concept and style of "Vivid Art" bringing with it various high quality effects with very careful and configured parameters and codes, being customizable for each taste and pleasure, taking care of its constant development and updates for a better functioning and improves day by day. Made to work on the latest version of the ENB series.

It's magical... It unbelievably dazzles a completely lived environment, with an adaptation to another level full of intelligent colors based on climate, atmosphere and solar position, where each place you explore is enchanting and vibrates with itself the pure art of nature itself. Adding to an exaggerated realistic lighting to the surface of any Tamriel ecosystem, highlighting with it an enormous variety and mixed combination of unique and independent weathers where beautiful and mixed skies live which are based on immersive environments, where the darkest and most welcoming nights live. , where the rains and storms invade the landscapes, where the fog and snowfall trap you in their coldness making you feel alive while you play, making you enter a unique and extraordinary experience with each corner you explore with this ENB. But the enchanting also has its dark and gloomy side; where in these live the best interiors of Tamriel with unique configurations, where the runines embrace your aura with their eternal darkness, like the dwemer ruins and their smoking machinery making you be alert and afraid, like welcoming and adaptive caves that will make you feel cold and many places like houses, taverns, frozen caves, castles, mines, and other more enchanted interiors to the purest realistic essence, imitating as much as possible the RTX technique in all its forms and ways.
Considering how difficult it is to beautify Aurelia Weathers due to her great atmospheric change to Skyrim weathers, now this ENB brings a realistic experience to the human eye.
(Including DLCs: Apocrypha, Dawnguard Fort, SoulCaim)

Made with the best intelligent LODs and in the pure vivid art style complementing the best high quality and well finished landscapes at far distances, including compatibility with some mission mods, new locations and DLCs such as Darkend, Dawnguard, Solstheim, Summerset Isle, Wyrmstooth, Rudra, Maslea, Bruma, Wet and Cold - Ashes, Mythical Weathers (not all weathers, just representative ones), Forgotten Dungeons, Hammets Dungeons and others, each with separate weather codes for their corresponding visual. The main goal is to remove all Vanilla essence from Skyrim with a completely renewed and extremely realistic, that shines even in the worst and most desolate climates with a new and remarkable methodology of art and realism at the same time, where it will enchant and embellish each landscape and environment of Tamriel, making them the most admirable for lovers of the photography and those who want to live the purest essence of art in Skyrim.

Warning: the weathers of this ENB try to imitate reality, therefore they are exaggeratedly denoting; meaning that the visual that each one gives around him can be very exciting with the colors or the intelligent setting that he brings with him, with the purpose of merging you into the atmosphere.

(Enb made and recommended for high resolution 4K/FULL HD monitors)


High Intensity Bokeh-DOF (Only for Photos).
Real-Time Reflections.
Very High SSAO (Ambient Oclussion).
High Resolution in Textures (High Luma Sharpening and more techniques).
Auto Eye - Enviromental Bloom.
Optional ENB SMAA - (Integrated) Technique.
Multiple EmbMasks for amazing photos.
Exquisite Immersive Color Art with Intelligent Ambient Calculation.
Auto Contrast and Real Time Illumination. 
Mixed Exposure with Real Life Adaptation.
Adaptable atmospheres and beautiful colorful landscapes.
Natural Environments and Lived Ecosystems.
REAL and Unique Realistic Eye Adaptation

And More!.

(All being completely easy to configure.)
Using the shift+enter keys and exploring at your pleasure through the ENB GUI and all its options.

To be seen as shown in the images, the following mods are required and recommended:

Starting with the most IMPORTANT of all and the obligatory...
(Download each one in order and replace them.)

This is the most important and mandatory requirement to correspond correctly with the visual that is desired.

First of all and as a first step, download and install:

Aurelia - Weathers and Interiors

[It has been hard to work with the skies of Aurelia due to their diverse colorization, now projecting the best realistic skies.]
This mod changes the visuals of vanilla weathers and all interior spaces. All new colors for ambient lighting, fog, skies, clouds..ect.. as well as new rain and snow that looks more like the real thing. All interiors have been altered, living areas (homes, taverns, farms, inns..ect) have been recolored and brightened. What this mod doesn't have, unlike CoT, VW, Purity, there is no extras like cloud textures, tools to change weather and such.
Install the darkened interior version.
This ENB already has a gamma preset for which it indicates in the installation section.

Important Note:
I manually recommend that you put this weather plugin in your load order BELOW or AFTER ELFX-Exteriors and Hardcore.esp, Skyrim Particle Patch.esp, Skyrim Ice Shader Fix.esp and Morning Fogs.esp.

Then we need beautiful clouds and cloudy places. For this we install first:

Vivid Clouds and Fogs - Vanilla and Climates of Tamriel

This Mod aims to replace most of the Vanilla And Climates of Tamriel Clouds, Fog (Mountain fogs), Steams and smoke textures with high resolution- ENB ready textures, while trying to maintain the look & feel of Vanilla skyrim. It also adds new Fog effects and Speeds up the cloud movement!
Remember not to select the clouds of Climates Of Tamriel.
For pleasure I also recommend installing the Windy Clouds and Extended Groundfogs
(I recommend installing the high resolution clouds)

Morning Fogs Refined

Adds a pleasant morning mist over rivers and docks near cities and towns. Indicated in cities or towns, with great realism and dramatically cloudy.


For a good realistic and immersive lighting indoors, we will need a lighting mod (obviously) but a NICE lighting mod. 

This is the most required and careful step for realistic lighting. In basic download and install:

Enhanced Lights and FX

As you will see 
(VH) Visual Hallucination ENB depends a lot on darkly realistic interiors, for this you need Enhanced Lights and FX. An important mod that renews all the lighting of Skyrim to a more immersive and dramatic, beautifully reviving caves, dungeons, ruins, among more interiors...
Installs all options, among them it enables only in ''interiors'' the ELFX - Hardcore.
After that uncheck in your loading order the following plugin: ELFX - Weathers.esp.

VH Enb is compatible in the same way with all lighting modifications that ONLY AFFECT THE INTERIORS, obviously varying its methodology since if you use a clear lighting mod (Like RLO or others) or that modifies the light of caves, dungeons, caverns and interiors throughout Tamriel will look drastically different than indicated by the recommended ELFX.
Remember that the lighting mods that you have in your list order as well as the ELFX, always order them above or before the main weather mod (Aurelia Weathers)

For better shadows and completely realistic in real time. It is necessary to install:


This mod is responsible completely fixing and improving many shadow bugs that Skyrim brings by default. Making them perfect throughout Tamriel. 
This section is delicate as it modifies the same thing that ELFX does.
So when you finish installing it, position all plugins below/after
ELFX - Hardcore.esp and disable/remove Shadows - Weather Tweaks.esp.

(ShadowCastersFix is already disabled internally in the enbseries.ini for the correct functionality of the mod)

Enhanced Shadows (EVLaS LE)

This will provide better synchronization when updating the shadows by the sun and moon. Making them more realistic and giving the effect of shadows in real time.


And finally, we will leave the best step that will conclude with the total beauty of this ENB Preset:

As a final step, we will change and improve the water with this incredible and fascinating mod:

Realistic Water Two

This will literally change the skyrim water to a more impressively realistic and immersive one, adding textures, fixes, sounds, waves and much more. Renovating all lakes and oceans of Skyrim. Highly necessary for this ENB.

Watercolor for ENB and Realistic Water Two

ClearWater for ENB and RWT

Although RWT already brings retextured for water, these two mods will improve it completely. Redesigning textures to blend beautifully with any ENB Preset, adding clarity, transparience and polishing color in the water for complete realism.
(Just download and install one, don't try to download or combine these two mods.)


You can also improve the visual with this ENB by combining them with other mods (4k textures, better trees, foliage, etc.) that obviously do not conflict with any other mod that this ENB Preset requires. Remember to read the Compatibility section, follow and read carefully the facilities of each required mods. Any questions I will try to answer as soon as possible.

These mods are not necessarily required but are highly recommended to fully comply with the realism of this ENB.


To install these mods, access only their link, follow their instructions and endorse!

1)Copy the d3d9.dll, enbhost.exe and enblocal.ini from the "WrapperVersion" folder of ENBSeries v0.459/or lastest for TES Skyrim to the Skyrim root directory where TESV.exe is located. (POSTING THE ENBSERIES BINARY FILES ON NEXUS SITES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED)

2)Select Version and open folder you want (Extreme Quality, Mid Quality or Low Quality)
|     -     This ENB Preset brings with it standalone Addons for better customization to your liking,
such as Free Fly Cam Plugin, Enb SMAA, and more. 
If you want to install them read the text document and follow the instructions.

3)Copy the enbseries folder, enbseries.ini, from this preset to the Skyrim root directory, overwrite everything!.
Make sure you don't have any other ENB presets installed before installing this one, remember to delete any other files that may replace or conflict with my files.

If you use Intel, AMD or NVIDIA turn off antialiasing and anisotropic filtering in game options menu or graphic card drivers. Enb has own antialiasing and anisotropic filter. And your GPU setting, Ambient Occlusion must be Off.

This ENB Preset was tested on high gamma monitors, in my case ( 1920 x 1080 ), if you use low resolution monitors this will probably be sharper than normal (To do this, go to the ENB Effects Customization section inside the Addons folder). Remember to adapt the resolution of your monitor in enbeffectprepass.ini

Edit or add the following settings in the SkyrimPrefs.ini located in "(Your Documents folder)\My Games\Skyrim":


Check the enblocal.ini settings are configured as follows:



The following are optional but recommended settings:



This ENB comes by default with an enblocal.ini, but just use it as a reference!! This will explain my personal configuration and some tips for better visual / performance when installing any ENB Preset.

I recommend using: BethINI for better configuration and the VRAMTest tool.
If you have problems with performance (stuttering, jerking, etc...) visit: Enblocal.ini Guide.

This ENB Preset has a feature that stands out among all, and that is its immersive and diverse climates, all being independent with unique parameters and each one adaptable to each situation, place or moment while exploring Tamriel; This is what makes this ENB special since even in the worst weather conditions or in the most desolate place, its unique and sensational visual will enchant every corner of detail throughout Skyrim.

Among all, the skies are the ones that stand out the most, since it is difficult to embellish the skies set by Aurelia and their dull climates; With effort, now this ENB offers the best mornings, sunrises, sunny days, cloudy days, dense fog, adaptive snowfall, with mist that mixes with the environment and makes each weather smart based on its meteorological condition, ending with the best sunsets mixed and cozy sun and its dark nights that only the brightness of the stars will be your guides.

Each parameter index is different from the other, even the most hidden and least appreciable climates of the game are configurable and with their unique touch in the visual. The lighting achieved with the best technique of real life is adaptable depending on what the sun reflects and with what atmosphere it is combined. A day cycle in the Marsh of Skyrim is noted as:

As well as dawn with a starry aurora and a darkened environment, just admiring its intelligent horizons that scratch the light of the dawn of the sky.

Like its sunrises full of solar energy, showing the ecosystem awakening while the sky enchants the palate, appreciating the wind between the mountains and how reflective the water is towards the clouds.

Ending its dynamic sunsets, darkening the Marsh again as the atmosphere fades while still the horizon illuminates the sky and embodies the moon.

Concluding at last with the gloomy night, where the only little source of light comes from the dense moon, while you admire the passing of the dark clouds that reflect the illumination towards the surface.

Including all these factors in the other 100+ climates remaining to explore and admire, where each one is intelligent to its condition and ecosystem change, where each place is unique in visual essence where the purest art of nature will catch you.

This ENB Preset was made exclusively for Aurelia Weathers only (Compatible with all lighting mods that do not affect exteriors) . According to the Introduction section, to achieve the complete realism of this ENB follows on foot the instructions and installations of the required and recommended mods. This means that it is not compatible with COT, ELFX Weathers, Pure Weather, Purity, URWL, etc... While you can increase or combine the realism of this enb with other mods that add visual but it is incompatible with any mod that alters the climates or lighting other than Aurelia Weathers.

Remember that this ENB can vary its visual on each PC. What does this mean? Well, this ENB fulfills its total objective, which is to make the visual of your game completely realistic, obviously that visual can depend on your game graphics configuration (low, medium, high and ultra), your monitor calibration, visual mods and more. You are free to test your own configuration and even try to make your game look even more realistic with this ENB using other mods that do not conflict with it, remember that any questions do not forget to contact me and I will try to give you my full support. 

On the performance that this ENB can get on your pc depends on how powerful it is, since in itself this ENB is made and recommended for the exclusive use of high-end pc for its various effects and load of them that drastically lower your FPS, consider adding a Medium and Low version sacrificing a little visual for the unique gameplay and to the taste of whoever prefers it. You can also control the effects of this ENB in the same Enb-GUI by entering the Enblocal.ini Guide and find to your liking the way in which it can be playable in your system.

In my case and unfortunately I play on a very low-end PC, with a medium configuration in my Skyrim [Textures in Medium, Decals in Poor, Shadow Resolution 2048, and other low values] and with this ENB a result of very high quality in images is achieved although it does not seem ;).

My English is no better since I am not a native of USA. I hope I have been as understandable as possible.

ENB Series
by Boris Vorontsov

                                              AMD FidelityFX Contrast Adaptive Sharpening
                                   Copyright (c) 2017-2019 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All rights reserved.
ReShade port by SLSNe
Optimizations by Marty McFly

Crazy Flare Lens with Weather FX
by kingeric1992
inspired by John Chapman, Pseudo Lens Flare
Boris Vorontsov, Original enblens.fx

Kwanon ENB
by HHaleyy
Lens Dirt Textures For ENB Vol.1
by Tekknik Loopcore aka R3vo

Modular Shader Library for ENBSeries - Skyrim LE
by --JawZ--

ENB Bloom Effect for Skyrim
by prod80
Kabloom! GUI bloom control rev3
by Kermles
Enbbloom.fx file (Imported from Suki's ENB) from DAHAKA ENB

Frost and Rain Lens Effects for NLVA and SNOWFALL ENB.
by Monobloc12

CR Enb [Techniques]
by Bigeyescarl aka abc75179778300

Sun Sprite Effect
by kingeric1992
Multiple Lens Sun Sprite Shader [DELETED]
by Phinix

by Miratheus

MariENB 2
by Marisa Kirisame. Uploaded by OrdinaryMagician

Depth of Field
by kingeric1992
Based on GDC 2004 presentation
"Advanced Depth of Field" by Thorsten Scheuermann

Skyrim ENBHelper
by Alexander Blade

by kingeric1992
Copyright (C) 2011 Jorge Jimenez ([email protected])
Copyright (C) 2011 Jose I. Echevarria ([email protected])
Copyright (C) 2011 Belen Masia ([email protected])
Copyright (C) 2011 Fernando Navarro ([email protected])
Copyright (C) 2011 Diego Gutierrez ([email protected])
All rights reserved.
Edited from: Kwanon ENB
by HHaleyy

Enjoy and Endorse ;)!.
Part of the code used in this ENB is published under the GNU General Public License version 3.
Thanks to Rudy102! for allowing me to use some of his files in this ENB.