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Replaces 10 pines with 3AM dead pines and makes juniper trees large. Patches for Skyrim Flora Overhaul and The Blue Forest, and billboards, are available. updated 12/30 with better dead snowy pines

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Dark Forests of Skyrim - Replacer Version

by mobiusbelmont

General Info:  This mod only replaces 11 vanilla trees and does not add new models.  

 - Replaces all 5 treepineforestdead and treepineforestdeadsnow models with 3AM dead trees
 - Replaces juniper trees with larger models

Compatibility: This mod should be compatible with all mods that do not change vanilla trees.  This mod is just a tree replacer and does not add new trees to any of the world spaces in the game.  
Delete any clipping or undesirable trees with the command console (this may happen as the trees are bigger)

Patches are available for the following mods

- Skyrim Flora Overhaul

- The Blue Forest 

- billboards are available for combing this mod with various other tree and landscape overhauls using  TES5LODGen or DynDOLOD.  Don't expect patches for all the possible landscape and tree mod combinations out there.  YOU need to generate your own tree LOD with either program mentioned above.  Vanilla Billboards can be found on the TES5LODGen page or higher resolution billboards can be found here


-Main Files contain tree LOD. 

-optional files are for those that are generating LOD with DynDOLOD or TES5LODGen

- Better textures for the dead snowy pines are now available as updates.  Choose either high or low resolution.  Thanks to Zhoulia for this amazing update and making these trees look MUCH better.  Please drop her an endorsement

If you plan to combine other tree/landscape overhauls then only download the core files and billboards for Dark Forests.  Core files do not contain LOD or aspens, you must choose the aspen mod and install assets AND billboards for the aspens of your choice.  

REMINDER for TES5LODGen users :  If you want to combine other landscape or tree overhauls with Dark Forests, then you must have billboards for the corresponding mods.  Make sure to install the vanilla billboards first, then install all other billboards IN THE SAME ORDER THAT YOU INSTALLED THE TREE MODS.  Once billboards are installed, then use TES5LODGen to generate LOD for trees. 

DynDOLOD can also be used, so please see the very detailed and specific instructions on the DynDOLOD page.  

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Zhoulia for the dead snowy pine re-texture
Vurt for some textures and the large juniper trees
3AMt for the dead pines
Elenin and Ztree for their outstanding tree resource
Zilav for the amazing billboard generator tool and TES5LODGen
Sheson for DynDOLOD