The Witcher 3

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Adds visual effects to your sword depending on the applied runes

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This mod adds special effects to your sword if you have two or three runestones of the same type branded onto the sword.

* runewords enchantments and runestones introduced in the Hearts of Stone DLC aren't supported, except for the Severance runeword.
* a runestone quality doesn't matter, you can put 'Lesser Perun runestone' and 'Greater Perun runestone' onto you sword and the effect will be applied.
* some effects might look similar to those provided by e.g. Sword FX mod, but mine are different and edited, besides the way they're activated is more gameplay friendly.

  • The mod should work on both old and the next-gen game versions.
    Completely merge-free.
  • If you have the old versions of the mod (1.1 or 1.2) installed, you must remove them - the 'runesfx' folder from the 'dlc' folder and 'modRunes_fx' from the 'mods' folder.

  • Download the 'Runes Visual FX' file and extract its 'dlc' and 'mods' folders into your 'Witcher 3' folder. Don't use any installation managers.
  • If you use the Magic Spells mod, install the 'Runes Visual FX for Magic Spells', replacing the files.

If you would like to support my work and keep track of the development process of my mods, kindly consider supporting me on Patreon.

Special thanks to:
OsailXeno47 and Tellah9 for their support and appreciation.

My other mods:
Winter Blade FX
Magic Spells for Signs and Weapons

The Bell of Many Things
Alternative Undying
Magical (un)sheathing of weapons (Invisible Weapons)