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Virtus Imperii Part I provides lore friendly HD re-textures and re-colours of the vanilla Imperial weapons and shields which give them a more unique and visually pleasing look.

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This mod will no longer be updated. I have moved the whole Virtuss imperii project to this :

Virtus Imperii - Armour and Weapons

About the Mod

The Virtus Imperii project aims at providing a re-fined and more imperial look to the whole Vanilla Imperial gear. It will give them a more ancient Roman look while preserving all the symbols and characteristics of Tamriels Empire. I will release 2 different mods under this label, one for the weapons and shields and the other for the armour sets.

Virtus Imperii Part I provides lore friendly HD re-textures and re-colours of the vanilla Imperial weapons and shields which give them a more unique and visually pleasing look.

The corresponding armours can be found here :

Virtus Imperii Part II - Armory

About the looks of it images can say more than thousand words of mine - especially since I had the honour to be able to get some of the greatest screenarchers on the Nexus as beta testers for my work. Be sure to check out their remarkable work in the gallery on this front page and in the image section of this mod.

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by svaalbard

by BDMods


Skyrim 1.8+ is required for this mod to work. As a pure texture replacer this contains no ESP file.


Download the mod file and extract the file into your skyrim directory, e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\skyrim\Data and say "yes" when being asked to integrate and override.

I have added the weapons and shields as seperate optional files if you like only one of the sets.


Delete the file via NMM or manually by deleting the files contained in the mod folder within your Skyrim "Textures" folder.

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Credits go to...

- my friend Grace Darkling for an alternate normalmap for the imperial bow ( coming soon )
- Bethesda for creating the gaming masterpiece Skyrim and the Dragonborn DLC
- Professor Tolkien who made a fact-loving lawyer and historician believe in magic again, the day I discovered his unique and ever outstanding work back in 2001
- Peter Jackson and WETA Workshop for being a great inspiration for this mod
- Lana del Rey, Howard Shore, Harry Gregson-Williams, Richard Wagner, Giacomo Puccini and others for helping me through endless hours of modding work

and last but absolutely not least to my fantastic group of beta testers :

Grace Darkling

The gallery on this front page is a tribute to YOU and your contribution, your friendly help and encouragement and as well to your inspiring and outstanding screenarchery work. THANK YOU SO MUCH!


You are not allowed to use any assets of this mod whithout my permission.


Now, after so much reading you really deserve the visual joyride provided by my wonderful Beta testers. Be sure to check out their other work here on the Nexus ( links to their work can be found in the "Credits" section. Enjoy it!

by Seren4XX

by TomAraya

by Nataly1q2w3e4r5t

by Grace Darkling

by Rosendaemonin

by clethcleth

by netherwalk

more are coming soon...

Author's note :

If you like this mod please take a second to show your apprechiation, leave a comment or load up a picture - I'd be really grateful for it, since I have put many hours of work and a lot of determination into it. If you face any issues please let me know, so that we may find a solution