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About this mod

Sovngarde is a lore-friendly font replacer I designed for Skyrim. Supports 8 languages.

Permissions and credits
Sovngarde is a font I conceptualized and designed by hand
into an easily legible body font based on Skyrim's intro title.

  • Experience Tamriel with more immersion, authenticity and the feeling only a true RPG font can give.
  • Supports 7 languages including EN, FR, DE, IT, ES, PT, RU & PL.
  • Features Daedric brackets.
  • Imperial Septim international currency symbols.
  • Compatible with Ordinator and all other perk overhauls.
  • See mirrors to get this font for other platforms and Elder Scrolls titles.

  • Automatic - download using your preferred mod manager.
  • Manual - drop the unzipped Interface folder into your Skyrim/Data folder.
  • Automatic - uncheck in your mod manager.
  • Manual - delete fonts_sovngarde.swf, fonts_sovngardeconsole.swf & fontconfig.txt
Merging with other fonts (many patches are already available in downloads)
  • Copy fonts_sovngarde.swf & fonts_sovngardeconsole.swf into the Interface folder.
  • Open fontconfig.txt in Notepad+.
  • Add:
  • fontlib "Interface\fonts_sovngarde.swf"fontlib "Interface\fonts_sovngardeconsole.swf"... to the top of the document.
  • Edit the following values and save a backup prior to doing so.
  • map "$ConsoleFont" = "Sovngarde Console" Normalmap "$StartMenuFont" = "Sovngarde" Normalmap "$DialogueFont" = "Sovngarde" Normalmap "$EverywhereFont" = "Sovngarde" Normal
    map "$EverywhereBoldFont" = "Sovngarde" Normal
    map "$EverywhereMediumFont" = "Sovngarde" Normal
  • These instructions apply to all languages and files since I took the time to standardized the filenames regardless of which file you're using from V8.

Sovngarde is 100% compatible with every mod that doesn't replace the primary Everywhere or Console fonts. IF a mod happens to touch those files, see the "merging" tutorial under Installation.Here's a list compatible and complimentary mods to Sovngarde.




Menus and dialogue display languages other than what you're playing in.

Low resolution or pixelation on the font.
  • For users with ENB, delete SMAA files if you use an ENB preset that uses SMAA. Be wary of using Reshade as that oftentimes reshades your font also, which can have very visually adverse effects.

Console command text becomes boxes after installation of Sovngarde. (only applies to V7 and lower)
1. The fontconfig.txt file has the console font set to Arial since that's by far the most widely installed font I could think of. It's usually included with every PC. If the console font is boxes, then that means you don't have Arial installed on your PC. Use the search box on your PC and type in "Fonts". You can manually find it under Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Fonts

2. Once you've found a simple font that would work as your console font, download Sovngarde manually, unpackage the .7z file with the 7zip program and opening the fontconfig.txt

3. Replace the word "Arial" only with the exact name of the font you've chosen to replace "$ConsoleFont" = "Arial" Normal

4. Save the txt file (File > Save or CTRL+S). Make sure your fontconfig.txt and fonts_en6.swf are both inside a folder titled "Interface". Repackage the mod by right clicking on Interface > 7-zip > Add to Archive. Your console font will display correctly now!

  • Mist created and implemented English, French, Italian, German, Turkish, Spanish, Polish & Portuguese.
  • underthesky taught me how to make the font alignment patch, which has improved every release since his help.
  • Talwick wrote the guide to using Sovngarde with a book font replacer.
  • Fozar created the Cyrillic font for V7.