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This mod provides you with a completely lore friendly overhaul of the Imperial armours and weapons which gives them a more "imperial" and visually pleasing look. It is compatible with all body conversions.

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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. This is the final cut of my work on the Imperial gear which includes all armours and weapons of my previously released Virtus Imperii mods + the re-mastered Penitus Oculatus and General Tullius armours.

Virtus Imperii provides lore friendly HD re-textures and re-colours of the vanilla Imperial armours and weapons which give them a more unique and visually pleasing look. It is compatible with all body conversions for UNP, CBBE etc. which do not alter textures.

All textures have been thoroughly compressed and are at about the size of the Beth HD DLC textures for maximum compatibility and performance.

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.

Although I call this a final version I still may work on the files and add some optional variants if there is enough interest.

Completion status

Imperial Heavy Armour - complete for both genders
Imperial Studded Armour - complete for both genders
Imperial Light Armour - complete for both genders
Penitus Oculatus Armour - complete for both genders
General Tullius Armour - complete for both genders
Imperial Weapons - complete
Imperial Shields - complete


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)SteamSteamAppscommonskyrimData and say "yes" when being asked to integrate and override.


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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Noldorian Divine Huntress Armour

Noldorian Huntress

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Noldorian Auriels Bow

Noldorian Auriels Shield

Noldorian Dawnbreaker

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Credits go to...

- my friend Grace Darkling for creating a new normalmap for the Imperial bow
- Bethesda for creating the gaming masterpiece Skyrim and the HD texture packs
- 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!

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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 enjoy a mod a few clicks should not be too much to ask for. If you face any issues please let me know, so that we may find a solution.