Skyrim Special Edition
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About this mod

This is a plugin that contains most of NordWarUA's armor and weapon mods in one esp file. The mod is designed to showcase his work throughout the world through consistent leveled lists that play well with his other mods. There are no "new" armor and weapons in this mod but names and stats have been changed for balance and immersion.

Requirements
Permissions and credits
Changelogs
Description and Rationale
This mod is a compilation of most of NordWarUA's armor mods. I made this mod as not all of NordWarUA's mods get as much attention most likely due to things missing such as leveled list integration, compatibility patches, etc. There are also cases of incompatibilities between some of his mods, and to rectify that, (with permission from all authors involved), I wanted to make one ESP that ensures all of NordWarUA's mods get to play nicely together and to reduce load order size. The armors and weapons included in this mod are from the following plugins:


Do note that I have altered the names and stats of some items to increase the diversity of the equipment of this mods, and to reduce confusion between armor sets, so this is more than just a 1:1 "merge" (explained more in the Armors and Weapons section). 

Requirements
  • Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch - Hard requirement (mod is a master). Are there even people that play without this mod? Uses keywords from this mod and forwards bug fixes to edited NPCs. 
Armors and Weapons Included
Format
Name of set/piece (Original name/purpose - Original Plugin)
  • Inclusion
  • Comparison to vanilla gear
  • Acquisition methods
  • Naming rationale (if needed)
Partial Armor Sets
Light Armor
Aketon and Gambeson (Padded Armors - Realistic Armors)
  • 4 cuirass variants, 1 gauntlet set, 1 boots set
  • Slightly worse than leather
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as fur armor
Sleeved Fur Armor (Fur Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • 4 cuirass variants
  • Equal to fur
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as fur armor
Nordic Chainmail (Chainmail Armor - Realistic Armors)
  • 2 Cuirass only
  • Slightly worse than Elven Armor
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as leather armor
Leather Lamellar Armor (Leather Lamellar Armor - Realistic Armors)
  • Cuirass only
  • Better than leather
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as fur armor
Heavy Armor
Steel Plate Shield (Nordic Carved Shield Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Matching Shield for Vanilla Steel Plate Armor
  • Uses cut content (recipe, tempering, stats)
  • Appears in leveled lists the same time as Steel Plate
Orcish Heavy Armors (Orc Chain Cuirass and Warchief Armor - Race Armor Expansion)
  • 2 cuirass variants
  • Better than orcish
Reinforced Ancient Nord Armor (Ancient Nord Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • 2 cuirass variants
  • Slightly better than ancient nord armor
  • Can be forged in the Skyforge after Glory of the Dead (will add to leveled lists in the future)
Harbinger’s Armor (Wolf Armor Bonus Helmet and Cuirass - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Helmet and Cuirass
  • Better than Nordic Carved;Matching with rest of the Elite Companion set
  • Found in a closet in Kodlak’s room. Can also be forged in the Skyforge after Glory of the Dead
Full Armor Sets
Light Armor
Cyrodiilic Fur Armor (Fur Armor - Nordic Fur Armor)
  • Full set, with shield
  • Equal to Fur
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as fur armor
  • Looks more Colovian than Nordic hence its adjective being Cyrodilic rather than Nordic
Nordic Fur Armor (Fur Armor Replacers -  Realistic Armors) 
  • 2 Full sets, 4 cuirass variants, 1 shield
  • Slightly better than fur
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as fur armor
Cyrodiilic Hide Armor (Hide Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers) /
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, no shield
  • Slightly better than Hide Armor
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as hide armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Nordic Hide Armor (Hide Armor Replacer - Realistic Armors) 
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, no shield
  • Slightly better than Hide Armor
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as hide armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Nordic Leather Armor (Leather Armor Replacer - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set, no shield
  • Equal to leather
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as leather armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Ringmail Armor (Leather Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, no shield
  • Slightly better than leather
  • Can be found on leveled lists the same time as leather armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks (more resource intensive for balance)
Aldmeri Dominion Armor (Thalmor Armor - Race Armor Expansion/Minor Armors)
  • Full set, no shield
  • Better than Elven
  • Can be found on Thalmor soldiers; can be crafted with elven smithing (might add another condition in the future for balance)
  • I called it Aldmeri Dominion rather than Thalmor so that it's compatible with aMidianBorn content addon
Light Orcish Armor (Orcish Berserk, Forgemaster, and Barbarian Armor - Race Armor Expansion)
  • Full set, 3 cuirass variants, with shield
  • Equal to scaled
  • Can be found in Orc stronghold blacksmith shops; can be crafted with Orcish smithing after becoming blood-kin
Elite Aldmeri Dominion Armor (Thalmor Elite Armor - Race Armor Expansion/Minor Armors)
  • Full set, 2 helmet variants, with shield
  • Better than scaled
  • Can be found on Thalmor soldiers; can be crafted with advanced smithing (might add another condition in the future for balance)
Lamellar Armor (Scaled Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, no shield
  • Slightly better than scaled
  • Found in leveled lists starting lvl 22; can be crafted with advanced smithing
Steel Scale Mail Armor (Steel Scaled Armor - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set, no shield
  • Slightly better than scaled
  • Found in leveled lists starting lvl 22; can be crafted with advanced smithing
Cyrodilic Chainmail Armor (Chainmail Armor - Chainmail Armor)
  • Full set, with shield
  • Slightly better than scaled
  • Found in leveled lists starting lvl 22; can be crafted with advanced smithing
  • Looks like the chainmail armor from Oblivion, hence the name
Heavy Armor
Nordic Iron Armor (Iron Armor Replacer - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, 2 shields
  • Slightly better than Iron Armor
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as iron armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Nordic Mercenary Iron Armor (Mercenary Armor - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, no shield
  • Slightly better than Iron Armor
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as iron armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Iron Plate Armor (Iron Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, 2 shields
  • Better than Iron Armor
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as iron armor; can be crafted with no smithing perks (more resource intensive for balance)
Steel Mercenary Armor (Steel Armor set Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • 2 Full sets, 1 Shield
  • Equal to Steel Armor
  • Appears in leveled lists the same time as Steel Armor; can be crafted with steel smithing
Steel Lamellar Armor (Scaled Armor Replacer - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set, 2 cuirass variants, no shield
  • Equal to Steel Armor
  • Appears in leveled lists the same time as Steel Armor; can be crafted with steel smithing
Cyrodilic Dwarven Armor (Dwarven Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, with shield
  • Equal to Dwarven Armor
  • Appears in levels lists the same time as Dwarven Armor; can be crafted with dwarven smithing
  • Looks like the Dwarven Armor from Oblivion, hence the name
Cyrodilic Steel Plate Armor (Steel Plate Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, no shield
  • Equal to Steel Plate
  • Appears in leveled lists the same time as Steel Plate Armor; can be crafted with advanced smithing
Nordic Plate Armor (Heavy Nordic Armor - Heavy Nordic Armor)
  • Full set with Shield
  • Better than Steel Plate Armor
  • Appears in leveled lists starting lvl 27; can be crafted with orcish smithing
Ebony Knight Armor (Ebony Armor Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, with shield
  • Better than ebony
  • Appears in leveled lists starting lvl 46; can be crafted with ebony smithing (more resource intensive for balance)
Weapons
Ebony Knight (Ebony Weapon Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set, with its own arrow variant
  • Slightly stronger than Ebony weapons
  • Appear in leveled lists starting lvl 46; can be crafted with ebony smithing (more resource intensive for balance)
Skyforge Steel Bow (Nordic Bow Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Just a bow
  • Stats based on other skyforge steel weapons
  • Acquired the same way as other Skyforge Steel Weapons
Iron Mercenary (Iron Weapon Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set
  • Equal to Iron weapons
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as iron; can be crafted with no smithing perks
Steel Mercenary (Steel Weapon Replacer - Vanilla Armor Replacers)
  • Full set
  • Equal to Steel weapons
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as steel; can be crafted with steel smithing
Nordic Iron (Iron Weapon Replacer - Realistic Armors)
  • Full set
  • Equal to Iron Weapons
  • Found in leveled lists the same time as iron; can be crafted with no smithing perks

Installation (and Uninstallation)
If you are using a Mod Manager, just click download and let the mod manager do the work. If installing manually, drag the contents of this mod to your Data directory. This mod should be safe to install mid playthrough, although you may encounter naked NPCs (as this mod edits outfits). To fix that, simply select said NPC with the console and type "resetinventory" and it should give them the appropriate attire.

This mod does not have any attached scripts so it *should be* safe to uninstall mid playthrough (though I highly discourage uninstalling mods mid playthrough). Just remove all the assets from this mod and delete the esp. If you encounter naked NPCs again, apply the fix mentioned above.

Compatibility
This mods edits leveled lists, outfit records, and NPC records. I have added bash tags to the mod so a bashed patch from Wrye Bash will incorporate the changes from this mod just fine. This mod is 100% compatible with the other NordWarUA armor mods not included in this mod (shown in Recommended Mods). I have also deliberately not touched the filetree for compatibility with retextures of the armor and weapons. This mod is not compatible with the mods mentioned above as they edit the same leveled lists and are thus redundant to download. I have also included (and will continue to produce) compatibility patches for some of the more popular mods that may clash with the edits of this mod (further discussed in Compatibility Patches).

Recommended Mods

Compatibility Patches Included (In order created)
  • Complete Crafting Overhaul Remastered - Makes crafting recipes follow CCOR's rules. 
  • Organized Bandits in Skyrim - Fixes leveled lists
  • aMidianBorn Content Addon - Fixes leveled lists. Thalmor will use the armors from both mods
  • Heritage - "Exiled Circle Members" (An elite bandit variant from this mod) will use the Elite Companion set and Skyforge Steel Bow.
  • Morrowloot Ultimate - Adjusts stats of Ebony gear. I also followed MLU's rules and removed the Dwarven and Ebony gear from standard leveled lists.
  • AI Overhaul - Forwards packages from this mod to edited NPCs
  • Diversity (Vanilla Hairs) - Forwards outfit records from my mod to this mods face and body edits
  • AI Overhaul + Diversity - Use if you are using both of the mods. Ensures compatibility between all 3 mods (I even took the time to forward AI Overhaul's packages on Diversity NPCs that aren't touched by this mod)
  • Weapons Armor Clothing and Clutter Fixes - Adds WAF and SPIKE keywords to armors and weapons
Planned Patches
  • Improved MLU patch - I still have to "hand place" the Ebony and Dwarven equipment of this mod
  • Armor Variants Expansion - Though they should be compatible through a bashed patch already, I want to make something more "refined"
I usually patch things I already have in my load order, hence the "weird" selection of mods. More patches will come, and community patches are welcome!
Credits
  • NordWarUA - For making all the armors and weapons you see in this mod
  • deletepch - For porting NordWarUA's orcish and Thalmor armors to the Nexus
  • Maty743 - Thalmor armors are an alteration of the Noldor armor from Maty743.
  • For the lion's share of models and textures, many thanks to Studio  CD Projekt RED  as well as for the great series of The Witcher games, as well as to the guys who ported different models to Skyrim:  TH3WICK3D1, Lord0fwar, Redxavier, Afro , Registrant,  Toasty Fresh .
  • Many models were redone from Vaultman30.
  • The steel is a remake of the Gimora Berserker armor.
  • Scaled Armor - Ghogiel - many thanks for the work.
  • Alteration of weapons for armor -  Registrant ,  InsanitySorrow ,  MrDave - the author’s models were used, which were radically redone so that when using the original author’s mods there would be no repeated sets.