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A simple mod that changes the distance of which followers draw their weapons so they only draw them when entering combat, similar to Alek's Convenient Horses mod.

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Attention: This mod is no longer being supported or updated.

This mod has been uploaded by "The Care Taker" at the request of its owner. The Care Taker account is run by Nexus Mods for the purpose of hosting mods created by authors who are no longer active in the community.

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Happy modding!


This is a simple plugin that changes the GMST value that controls followers drawing weapons when you do so they don't unless they initiate combat.


fAIDistanceTeammateDrawWeapon - 2000.0000 --> 0.0000



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WRYE BASH (Recommended)

Download the mod manually
Cut and paste the archive into the Skyrim Special Edition Mods\Bash Installers folder
Install as usual


Download the mod manually
Unzip the archive with something like 7-Zip
Copy out Followers Don't Draw Weapons.esp into the SkyrimSE data folder. You should know where it is!
Run NMM or Wrye Bash and activate the plugin



This mod can be cleanly uninstalled.

Delete Follower's Don't Draw Weapons.esp