About this mod

Ultimate Skyrim is a curated Requiem modlist with 300+ mods, each hand-selected and patched for a rewarding, consistent, and visually impressive Skyrim experience.

Permissions and credits
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--------------- Testimonials ---------------

"This project is simply amazing. In all the time I've played Skyrim, I haven't had this kind of fun."
- kur0_kam1

"I am VERY impressed with the performance and stability... 
the entire time it ran smooth, no glitching or hitches."

"Spent my first four hours just wandering around admiring how immersive
and full of content everything is. Absolutely amazing."

- Andrew Duncan

"My Skyrim experience has never looked so good, been so fun, and ran so stably." 
- BarbecueHernandez

"Totally changed my experience with Skyrim... 
I can't see myself going back from the challenge and beauty this overhaul gives me."

--------------- Introduction ---------------

Ultimate Skyrim is a curated Requiem modlist with 300+ mods, hand-selected and patched for consistency.
The goal is transform Skyrim into an entirely new game that emphasizes deep progression,
rewarding exploration, player freedom, 
and the marriage of roleplay to gameplay.

This introduction video offers a brief glimpse at Ultimate Skyrim's design philosophy.

--------------- Installation ---------------

For detailed installation instructions, please visit the Ultimate Skyrim Website.

--------------- Requirements ---------------

Ultimate Skyrim requires Skyrim Classic Legendary Edition. Special Edition is not currently supported.
The Ultimate Skyrim installation can be customized to fit your needs and hardware.

Recommended Specs for a Core Ultimate Skyrim Installation (No Optionals):

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Intel i5-3330S
GeForce 560 GTX
4GB DDR3-1333 RAM

Recommended Specs for a
Complete Ultimate Skyrim Installation (All Optionals):

Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
Intel i7-3770
GeForce 960 GTX
8GB DDR3-1600 RAM

--------------- Credits/Special Thanks ---------------

For a full list of Ultimate Skyrim's mods and mod authors, please visit the Ultimate Skyrim Modlist.

Sincerest thanks to all the mod authors whose works are featured in this project.
Their contributions and sacrifices allow us to remake our favorite games as we see fit,
express our individual creativity, share our passions, and build something together.

We owe them a tremendous debt.

Special thanks to the mod authors who allowed me to integrate their mods into my patches:

FOMOD installer & bugfixes - elgatoenlaluna
Requiem 1.9.4 Patches - TheTrader
ShowRaceMenu Precache Killer - kapaer
Dragon Resistance and Mix Armor Tweaks - Noxcrab
Requiem: Minor Arcana - Axonis
Requiem Telescope Patch - Inari Whitebear (pinkishu)
Requiem: Behind the Curtain - Zer0Morph
Real Shelter Dawn of Skyrim & ETaC Patches - kojak747
Tent Textures - Langley
Ruin Puzzle Textures - raiserfx
Simple Follower Mount - Disi30
Improved Fish USLEEP - Blitz54
Silver-Blood Inn Lighting Fix for RRR/ELFX - GalenZ
Brigandage Requiem Patch - aNoobinDisguise