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A new playable winged beast race for Skyrim with considerable magical ability. Pharlans begin the game with 150 bonus magicka and one half magicka regen rate. They have a spell absorb chance of 70 percent. They are immune to electricity and resist poison and disease.

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Version 1.3 - Swapped the female bodies to point to default meshes so if you use a body replacer, both male and female pharlans will be affected.
Added a variety of clawed boots and gauntlets to the chests in Helgen and Whiterun Catacombs. Note that some of these may clip with non-CBBE clothing.

Added Racial compatibility esp replacer. This version - Requires Racial Compatibility.

Pharlans are a winged beast race with some bird/reptilian like qualities though they are actually neither. Pharlans have considerable magical ability, surpassing even High Elves. Pharlans begin the game with 150 bonus magicka and one half magicka regen rate. They also have a spell absorb chance of 70 percent and are immune to electricity. Wings are added to this race after character creation by drinking a potion given via script. Potions may also be obtained in the Helgen keep and Whiterun's Hall of the Dead (other races may also use these potions if desired). Pharlans take no falling damage and have a jump bonus. If you want to try flying (which you totally should!) you'll need to install the flying mod and its requirements.

As of version 1.1 Pharlans are balanced by Armor producing a penalty rather than a bonus. -1 armor rating for each piece. This means you will need to rely on magic  spells for armor. This is because it's hard to fly or maneuver with wings if you're weighed down by armor.

A version of this race for SSE is available.

The wings are derived from Anton's amazing animated wings mod: 

I highly recommend an alternative start mod with this race such as skyrim unbound. 

If you wish to use female meshes more accurate to pharlans - see the .esp in the "optional" folder. 

Bio-electrical in nature Pharlans are able to absorb many forms of energy, including spells. They originate from Rona, a separate world from Nirn. More information on pharlans and their universe can be found on my website. 

The textures come from the Gadan Pharlan Mod for Morrowind available here.