Skyrim Special Edition

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This mod transforms the vanilla hare from a stuffed-animal to an actual hare that could survive the perils of Skyrim, by replacing the vanilla hare skeleton with a custom one! It's a subtle but needed change to boost your immersion levels 101%

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[ [ [ Mod Author Rougeshot ] ] ]

Hello fellow modders, I'm Rougeshot and I'm open to any feedback or constructive criticism you may have, but keep in mind that I have a full time career and am in college part time, so it may be a while before I can respond to any comments or questions you may have.  Please be patient with any questions or concerns and I will respond as soon as I am able. Please keep tracking my mods and profile for any news or updates to my latest mods! 

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Thank you so much for your support.


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If you're like me and have been disappointed with the vanilla hares, then this mod is for you. Skyrim's hares have the proportions of a stuffed animal. This mod replaces the vanilla hare skeleton with a new custom skeleton meant to give the hares of Skyrim a more realistic and immersive appearance to more closely resemble actual hares.  Working within the confines of the vanilla mesh, I adjusted the head, neck, limbs and tail of Skyrim's hares to give them a hardier appearance!  These new subtle changes to Skyrim's hares have transformed them to more closely resemble actual hares that could survive the perils of Skyrim.  Now you can enjoy encountering realistic and hardy hares throughout the province of Skyrim, immersing you even more into the word of Skyrim with every encounter! 


More realistic and adorable then ever before!

Animations still work perfectly!

! ! ! Hardy Hares ! ! !


Hardy Hares uses a custom skeleton for the Vanilla hares and will overwrite any mod that makes changes to the vanilla Hare skeleton.  Mods that make sweeping changes to vanilla skeletons e.g."Realistic Ragdoll and Force" should be compatible as long as "Hardy Hares" is installed after those mods and allowed to overwrite their files.

Should be fully compatible with any texture mods, since this mod contains no textures of it's own only a skeleton.  Which also makes it compatible with most other creature mods that do not edit vanilla skeletons.

[ [ [ INSTALLATION ] ] ]

Recommend using Vortex or your favorite mod manager.

Install "Hardy Hares" after any mod that makes changes to the vanilla Hares and click "Yes to all" when prompted to overwrite any files.

 There is no ".esp plugin" with this mod.

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