Skyrim Special Edition

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Featherstone and TrevvSparXx

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About this mod

A complete guide to modding and installing Skyrim Special Edition.

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Skyrim Enhanced
A mod list designed to stay close to vanilla in terms of aesthetics, while also greatly improving dialogue, role-playing, and survival options.


Features:
1) All recommended fixes
2) Landscapes, Weather, and NPCs: based on the Cathedral Project
3) Needs and Survival: based on SunHelm, The Frozen North (Cold Standalone), Hunterborn, Campfire, and Dirt & Blood
4) Gameplay: based on SimonMagus616’s suite of mods (all except Arena)
5) Vanilla Followers: based on Serana Dialogue Edits and Addon, Teldryn Sero Dialogue Expansion, and Denizens of Morthal
6) Additional followers: Auri, INIGO, Khajiit Will Follow, Khash the Argonian, Lucien, and Lucifer
7) And plenty more mods that improve dialogue options and prevent railroading

Support:
Skyrim Enhanced includes full instructions on how to install your game, use the required tools, FOMOD options, custom patches, and a loadorder.txt file to help you sort your plugins with minimal effort.

NB: All instructions are based on MO2. If you’d rather use another mod manager, there will be no support offered.

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F.A.Q.
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Preliminary Setup

The following instructions will guide you through Steam installation step-by-step. Some information has been used from The Phoenix Flavour, and Trevv helped me tweak the settings and write out the tutorials to better suit this guide. A huge shoutout to Phoenix for her incredible guide. I simply cannot recommend it enough!

1) Skyrim Special Edition - Prerequisites and base installation
2) Mod Organizer -  A configuration hub for mods and tools
3) Creation Kit - Bethesda's official tool kit
4) Skyrim Script Extender - SKSE supports the latest version of SSE available on Steam
5) BethINI - Optimize and configure ini files 
6) SSEEdit and QuickAutoclean - The heart and soul of conflict resolution
7) Cleaned Skyrim SE Plugins - Automated cleaning process performed by SSEEdit

The Mod List

Here we go!  I added a short description to some mods due to them being feature-rich, and so you’ll have an idea of what you’re installing. For more information please refer to the mod’s description, post, bug and/or article(s) page(s). 

Mods that require manual entry from the user have been provided with written instructions specifying which files to pick, including FOMOD options and other vital information required for Skyrim Enhanced to function properly. If no written instructions are provided, the main file is all that is needed. 

In several cases you'll be downloading an optional patch before the mod it patches; MO2 will then warn you that a master is missing - no need to worry, all is working as intended. The required files and load order will be taken care of as you install the mod list. Texture resolutions are not a hard requirement, meaning you are free to pick and choose based on the capabilities of your hardware.

Skyrim Enhanced includes mods from Skyrim Legendary Edition, however the ones chosen work with Special Edition without issues. Instructions are provided for conversion of LE plugins.

Unofficial Patch

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SKSE Resources

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Alternate Start

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Fixes
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Tweaks

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Interface

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Base Meshes & Textures

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Landscape, Weather & ENB

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Flora

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Dungeons

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Character Appearance

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Architecture

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Furniture

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Embers & Fire

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Signs

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Creatures

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Unique Items & Landmarks

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Clutter & Miscellaneous Textures

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Equipment & Clothing

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Dialogue & Revamped Assets

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Location Overhauls

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Location Addons

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HearthFires & Houses

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NPCs & Followers

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New Equipment & Items

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Gameplay 

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NPC AI

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Quest Edits & Additions

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Immersion

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Utilities

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Final Patches & Load Order

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Finishing Up

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MCM Instructions

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