MOD ORDER

Widescreen compatible replacers / patches – are not listed. Just place them where the main mod would be, or, if it’s a patch, right below the main mod.

Optional mods – are written in italics.

CTRL + F – and type a mod’s name to quickly find it.

ESSENTIAL MODS

  • SKSE64 – Data 2.0.15
  • SKSE64 ini pre-download for lazy users
  • Performance Optimized Textures
  • (SKSE64) Havok Fix
  • SSE Engine Fixes (skse64 plugin)
  • PrivateProfileRedirector SE – Faster game start (INI file cacher)
  • Hook Share SSE
  • powerofthree’s Papyrus Extender for SSE
  • Keyboard Shortcuts Fix
  • Unofficial High Definition Audio Project – Voices (Pt 1)
  • Unofficial High Definition Audio Project – Voices (Pt 2)
  • Unofficial High Definition Audio Project – Music HQ
  • Unofficial Skyrim Special Edition Patch
  • Skyrim Project Optimization SE – No Homes (ESM Version)
  • Cutting Room Floor
  • Alternate Start – Live Another Life
  • SkyUI
  • Wider MCM Menu for SkyUI
  • SkyUI SE – Flashing Savegames Fix
  • Better Dialogue Controls
  • Better MessageBox Controls
  • Stay At The System Page – Updated
  • Fuz Ro D-oh – Silent Voice
  • Classic Sprinting Redone (SKSE64)
  • Better Jumping SE
  • Enhanced Textures Detail (UV-tweaks)
  • Skyrim Particle Patch

EARLY LOADER

  • ENB Helper SE
  • Static Mesh Improvement Mod
  • DynDOLOD Resources SE
  • HD LODs Textures SE
  • HD LODs Textures SE – Update
  • Skyrim High Definition LODs – Dark LOD Textures
  • xLODGen – SSE-Terrain-Tamriel ESM
  • TexGen [Output]

FIXES

  • Weapons Armor Clothing and Clutter Fixes
  • Flora Respawn Fix
  • The Choice is Yours
  • Quests Are In Skyrim
  • Run For Your Lives
  • Genuinely Intelligent Soul Trap SE
  • Fixes [Merged]
    • Multiple Floors Sandboxing
    • Move it Dammit
    • No More Standing Too Close SSE
    • NARC Remade – No Animals Report Crimes
    • Raven Rock – Fix Exit on Horseback
    • No Spinning Death Animation
    • Dawnguard Don’t Hunt Cured Vampires
    • Don’t Talk With Your Mouth Full
    • Charge Dialogue Fix
    • Improved Disabled Race Scaling
    • Roadside Thief Simple Armor
    • Dawnguard Vampire Attacks Fix
    • Random Encounter Tweaks
    • Rude Imperial Soldiers Escort Prisoner Fix
    • Improved Weapon Impact EFFECTS Correct Metal SE
    • Mannequins Stay Put
    • NPC’s Run and Walk at Your Pace
  • WoodElf – MaleHair – Fix
  • 3rd Person Dual Wield Animation Fix SSE
  • Quiet Dog
  • Dragon Stalking Fix
  • No Crime Teleport
  • Eye Normal Map Fix SSE
  • Skyrim’s Ultimate Eye Meshes Ruhmastered
  • Sound Hammering Sounds
  • No heavy muscular walk and idle by Scot
  • D13 Faster GET UP STAND UP animation vanilla friendly SSE
  • Bard Instrumentals Mostly – Sing Rarely
  • To Your Face

WEATHER OVERHAUL

Option 1 – Obsidian Weathers

  • Obsidian Weathers and Seasons
  • Obsidian Weathers and Seasons MCM Patch
  • Aequinoctium Add-on Patch for Obsidian Weathers
  • Wonders of Weather
  • Yee – A New Snowflake Mod
  • Skyrim Textures Redone – Enhanced Night Sky
  • Night Skies – Stars and Galaxies – Milky Realism
  • Skygazer Moons – Masser and Secunda
  • ETHEREAL CLOUDS
  • Rudy SSE – Sun Glare and Sun Lens Flare disabler

Option 2 – Aequinoctium Weathers

  • Aequinoctium Weathers
  • Wonders of Weather
  • Yee – A New Snowflake Mod
  • Skyrim Textures Redone – Enhanced Night Sky
  • Night Skies – Stars and Galaxies – Milky Realism
  • Skygazer Moons – Masser and Secunda
  • ETHEREAL CLOUDS
  • Rudy SSE – Sun Glare and Sun Lens Flare disabler
  • Obsidian Mountain Fogs

LIGHTING OVERHAUL

  • Enhanced Lights and FX
  • Unofficial ELFX SMIM Performance Patch
  • Cutting Room Floor – Lighting Overhaul
  • Reduced Glow FX
  • Interior Floating Fog Remover
  • Smoking Torches and Candles
  • Embers HD
  • ENB Lights

RETEXTURES – MAJOR TEXTURE PACKS

  • Noble Skyrim Mod HD-2K
  • Noble Skyrim Mod HD-2K – SMIM Patch
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Dragonborn DLC
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Bonemold Hotfix
  • High Poly Project
  • Revamped Assets Skyrim

RETEXTURES – LANDSCAPE

  • MystiriousDawn’s HD Skyrim Overhaul – Landscape Textures
  • MystiriousDawn’s HD Skyrim Overhaul – Rift and Reach Landscape Textures Update
  • MystiriousDawn’s HD Skyrim Overhaul – Tundra and Rift Texture Update
  • Dawnguard Landscape Overhaul HD
  • HD Lava for Dawnguard
  • Solstheim Landscape Overhaul HD
  • Real Snow HD
  • Real Snow HD – Windhelm Bridge Snow Texture
  • Just Ice
  • Clay Deposits HD
  • Fences of Skyrim – Weathered Edition
  • Astral Aspect – Standing Stones
  • Stunning Statues of Skyrim
  • High poly Pebbles
  • Skyrim SE Improved Puddles
  • Skyrim 3D Icefloes
  • Sea of Ghosts 3D Icefloes
  • Skyrim 3D High Hrothgar Steps

RETEXTURES – ARCHITECTURE

  • The Streets of Whiterun in HD – Mossier
  • Riften in High Definition
  • Windhelm Enhanced – HD Metalwork
  • RUSTIC MONUMENTS AND TOMBSTONES
  • HQ Solitude
  • Frankly HD Markarth – The White City Redux (Exteriors Only)
  • Manhole Texture upgrade by Pfuscher
  • Skyrim Textures Redone – High Hrothgar
  • Chantry College of Winterhold
  • Chantry College of Winterhold – Fort Dawnguard Friendly (No Glass Doors)
  • Chantry College of Winterhold – LOD
  • Sovngarde HD
  • Dawnguard Fortress Improved
  • CC’s Castle Volkihar Reborn
  • Arri’s Snow Elf Ruins Retexture Special Edition
  • Real 3D Walls
  • Skyrim 3D Signs
  • SkyFix SE – HD Blacksmith Signs
  • MystiriousDawn’s HD Skyrim Overhaul – Alternate Farmhouse Textures
  • RUSTIC EAST EMPIRE COMPANY SIGNAGE (Dark)
  • Ennead – Shadowmarks
  • Training Dummies Retexture
  • Training Dummies Retexture – Rain Barrel Fix and Retexture

RETEXTURES – CAVES & DUNGEONS

  • Underground – a dungeon texture overhaul
  • Underground – Helgen Fix
  • Gecko’s Dwarven Ruins Textures
  • Ruins Clutter Improved
  • Ruins Clutter Improved – Falmer Temple Chandelier
  • Ruins Clutter Improved – Ruins Linen Normal Map Fix
  • Ruins Clutter Improved – Fixes
  • Ancient Dwemer Metal
  • CC’s Enhanced Ore Veins
  • Realistic HD Ores Remastered
  • Realistic HD Ingots Remastered
  • RUSTIC WORD WALLS
  • RUSTIC NORDIC MURALS
  • Ancient Pottery
  • ElSopa HD – Realistic Dark Elf Urns SE
  • WEBS
  • WEBS – Lighting Mod Patch

RETEXTURES – INTERIORS

  • RUSTIC WINDOWS
  • Ennead Banners
  • PELTAPALOOZA
  • RUGNAROK
  • Skyrim 3D Cooking
  • RUSTIC ALCHEMY and ENCHANTING TABLES – Revamped Alchemy Lab HD
  • Ren’s HD Shrines

RETEXTURES – CLUTTER

  • Forgotten Retex Project
  • Aetherial Crown by Saerileth – Plugin Replacer (WACCF Compatibility and ESL)
  • RUSTIC CLUTTER COLLECTION
  • Rudy HQ – Miscellaneous SE – The Rest
  • Medieval Silverworks
  • Book Covers Skyrim (Desaturated)
  • MAPS
  • Business Ledger HD Retexture
  • JS Dragon Claws
  • JS Dragon Claws – Amethyst Patch
  • RUSTIC SOUL GEMS
  • RUSTIC AZURA’S STAR
  • ElSopa HD – Meridias Beacon
  • RUSTIC ELDERSCROLL
  • RUSTIC ELDERSCROLL – FX
  • RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS
  • RUSTIC ANIMATED POTIONS and POISONS – SSE Meshes
  • BLOODSTONE CHALICE REBORN

RETEXTURES – FOOD & INGREDIENTS

  • High Quality Food and Ingredients
  • Medieval Spirits
  • Boiled Creme Treat Sweet Roll and Pies
  • Boiled Creme Treat Sweet Roll and Pies – USSEP Meat Pie
  • Honey pot
  • OH GOD BEES SE – More Bees-More Hives-HD Textures
  • Mammoth Cheese Retexture – Less Slime
  • Realistic HD Mushrooms Remastered
  • Falmer Ear
  • Hagraven Claw
  • HD Sabre Cat Tooth Mesh and Texture

RETEXTURES – EQUIPMENT

  • RUSTIC CLOTHING
  • RUSTIC ARMOR and WEAPONS
  • Practical Female Armors
  • Warmth – Light Armor Replacer
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Armors
  • aMidianBorn Blades Armor SSE Patch
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Weapons
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Unique Items
  • Frankly HD Silver Sword
  • LeanWolf’s Better-Shaped Weapons
  • Greatsword Sheaths and Scabbards Redux
  • Unique Uniques
  • Unique Uniques – Plugin Replacer
  • Frankly HD Miraak
  • Frankly HD Miraak – Hotfix
  • Masks of the Dovah Sonaak
  • CC’s HQ Guard Shields
  • Falmer Weapons for aMidianBorn Book of Silence users
  • Remiros’ Ancient Falmer Armor HD
  • Elven Weapon for Silence
  • Ebony Weapons 2017 Retexture
  • Ebony Weapons 2017 Retexture – Better Shaped Weapons Quiver
  • Frankly HD Dragonbone and Dragonscale – Armor and Weapons
  • Remiros’ Dawnbreaker HD
  • aMidianBorn stormcloak officer armour
  • Frankly HD Imperial Armor and Weapons
  • Frankly HD Imperial Armor and Weapons – Sleeves and Pants Edition
  • Frankly HD Imperial Armor and Weapons – LeanWolf’s Better Shaped Weapons Patch
  • Frankly HD Thieves Guild Armors
  • Frankly HD Nightingale Armor and Weapons
  • Frankly HD Nightingale Armor and Weapons – LeanWolf’s Better Shaped Weapons Patch
  • Frankly HD Dawnguard Armor and Weapons
  • CL’s Lord Harkons Blade Replacer
  • Outlandish Stalhrim
  • Outlandish Stalhrim – Better Shaped Swords Patch
  • Outlandish Chitin Armour
  • JS Circlet Replacer
  • Gemling Queen Jewelry
  • JS Barenziah 2k

RETEXTURES – CREATURES

  • Bellyaches Animal and Creature Pack
  • aMidianBorn Book of Silence – Creatures
  • BellyAches HD Dragon Replacer
  • Supreme Alduin
  • RUSTIC DRAGON CORPSE
  • Dawnguard Rewritten – Arvak
  • True Wolves of Skyrim
  • SABRECAT
  • TROLL
  • HAGRAVEN
  • GIANT
  • MAMMOTH
  • WISPMOTHER
  • HD Horker
  • HD Horker – RUSTIC HORKER
  • RUSTIC FROSTBITE SPIDER
  • RUSTIC SPRIGGAN
  • RUSTIC SPRIGGAN EFFECTS
  • RUSTIC DAEDRA
  • Unique Barbas Retexture
  • Ancient Automatrons
  • Vampire Lord Retexture
  • RUSTIC DEATH HOUND and GARGOYLE

RETEXTURES – MISCELLANEOUS

  • Ultimate HD Fire Effects
  • Voltage
  • Deadly Spell Impacts
  • Holy Wards – A Retexture
  • Rudy HQ – More Lights for ENB SE – Soul Gems (for RUSTIC SOUL GEMS)
  • Rudy HQ – More Lights for ENB SE – Deathbells and Nirnroots
  • Rudy HQ – More Lights for ENB SE – Chaurus Eggs and Sacs
  • Rudy HQ – More Lights for ENB SE – Moths
  • Rudy HQ – More Lights for ENB SE – Bthardamz
  • ENB Particle Lights – Dwemer Lanterns
  • ElSopa HD – Remade Better Dust Piles
  • JS Lockpicking UI

APPEARANCE

  • WICO – Windsong Immersive Chracter Overhaul
  • WICO cleanup script – Stripped BSA
  • RS Children Overhaul
  • Axe’s RS Children Tweaks
  • RS Children Patch Compendium
  • Ethereal Elven Overhaul
  • Ethereal Elven Overhaul – Special Edition Patch
  • Forgotten Argonian Roots
  • Argonian Improvements SSE – Horns
  • Coverkhajiits – Female
  • Coverkhajiits – Male
  • PAINTERLY – A High Res Vanilla Warpaint Retexture
  • Hvergelmir’s Aesthetics – Brows
  • Improved Eyes Skyrim
  • Khajiit Wild Eyes
  • A Smile HD by MARI SE (512×512)
  • Hvergelmir’s Aesthetics – Beards
  • Cosmetic Vampire Overhaul SSE (Option B)
  • Ruby Red Vampire Eyes

TREE OVERHAUL

  • Indistinguishable Billboards for Skyrim SE
  • Enhanced Vanilla Trees
  • Enhanced Vanilla Trees – Light Snow Trees Replacer
  • Enhanced Vanilla Trees – Billboards
  • Bent Pines
  • Enhanced Landscapes – Oaks Standalone (Mixed Greens)
  • Skyrim 3D Gildergreen
  • Rudy SSE – Tweaked Falling Needles and Leaves Effect

GRASS OVERHAUL

Option 1 – Verdant

  • Verdant – A Skyrim Grass Plugin
  • Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods

Option 2 – Northern Grass

  • Northern Grass
  • Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods

LANDSCAPE ADDITIONS

  • Enhanced Landscapes
  • Rudy SSE – Falling Leaves effect – green texture
  • Blended Roads
  • Majestic Mountains
  • Majestic Mountains – LOD Pack
  • LH’s HD DirtCliff Remaster
  • LH’s HD DirtCliff Remaster – SMIM
  • LH’s HD DirtCliff Remaster – Solstheim
  • LH’s HD DirtCliff Remaster – Majestic Mountain complementary texture
  • Better Dynamic Snow
  • Better Dynamic Ash
  • Ashbound — Solstheim Enhanced
  • Better Dynamic Majestic Mountains
  • Better Dynamic Majestic Mountains – MountainRidge03 No Snow Fix
  • Lanterns of Skyrim SE – MCM version
  • Point The Way
  • Immersive Fallen Trees
  • Skyrim Landscape Overhaul – Stone Walls
  • Volcanic Tundra – Heat Wave Effects
  • Immersive Dawnguard Dayspring Pass

LOCATIONS

  • Better City Entrances
  • JKs Cities – Lite
  • Timber – Whiterun Tree Addon
  • JK’s Skyhaven forge
  • Quaint Raven Rock
  • Dawnstar
  • Falkreath
  • Ivarstead
  • Rorikstead
  • Darkwater Crossing
  • Kynesgrove
  • Dragon Bridge
  • Karthwasten
  • Soljund’s Sinkhole
  • Shor’s Stone
  • Whistling Mine
  • Distinct Interiors
  • Distinct Interiors – Fixes (without Thieves Guild HQ)
  • Opulent Thieves Guild

INTERFACE

  • RaceMenu
  • Extended UI
  • Skyrim SE Skill Interface Re-Texture
  • Immersive Lockpicking
  • Immersive Bookreading
  • No More Laser-Printed Book
  • More Informative Console
  • Immersive HUD
  • SkyHUD
  • SkyHUD – Update
  • A Matter of Time – A HUD clock widget
  • Quick Loot RE
  • moreHUD
  • moreHUD Inventory Edition
  • Enhanced No Poison Dialogue – Updated
  • Sovngarde – Mist’s Font Replacer
  • Smaller Vanilla Cursors
  • Clean Menu
  • KenMOD – Time on loading screen

OVERHAULS

  • Relationship Dialogue Overhaul
  • Nether’s Follower Framework
  • Immersive Horses
  • Immersive Horses – 2k Horse Textures
  • Carriage and Ferry Travel Overhaul (Formerly Complete Fast Travel Overhaul)
  • Andromeda – Unique Standing Stones of Skyrim

NON-PLAYER CHARACTERS

  • DIVERSE SKYRIM
  • Immersive Patrols
  • Immersive Patrols – Stripped Plugin (Replacer)
  • My Home is Your Home (MHiYH 2plus)
  • Hearthfire multiple adoptions
  • Adopt Aventus Aretino

QUESTS

  • Timing Is Everything – Quest Delay and Timing Control
  • Timing Is Everything – Afflicted Fix
  • Even Better Quest Objectives
  • Miscellaneous Quests…as Miscellaneous Quests
  • Hide Those Futile Quests
  • The Paarthurnax Dilemma
  • More Radiant Quests for the Companions
  • Dawnguard – Tweaks and Enhancements
  • College Modifications
  • Thieves Guild Requirements
  • Gildergreen Regrown
  • Castle Volkihar Rebuilt
  • Stones of Barenziah DROPPABLE plus Quest Markers

COMBAT

  • Wildcat – Combat of Skyrim
  • (SJG) Dual Wield Parrying Reimplementation
  • High Level Enemies
  • High Level Enemies – Raised Ability Caps
  • Know Your Enemy – Trait-based resistances and weaknesses
  • Wards Functionalities Extended
  • Wards Functionalities Extended – Holy Wards Patch
  • Enhanced Blood Textures
  • Combat Tweaks [Merged]
    • Mortal Enemies SE – Rival Remix – No Run Walk Changes
    • Athletik Combat – Realistic Movement and Dodging
    • Realistic Melee Range
    • No BS AI Projectile Dodge (Magic and Arrows)
    • Realistic AI Detection SE (Lite)
  • Improved Traps
  • Disarming Traps Is Dangerous
  • VioLens – A Killmove Mod SE

CREATURES

  • Diverse Dragons Collection
  • Splendor – Dragon Variants
  • Diverse Werewolves Collection
  • Diverse Werewolves Collection – Player Replacer
  • More Werewolves
  • Simply Smaller Wolves

BALANCING

  • Skyrim Skill Uncapper
  • MorrowLoot Ultimate
  • MorrowLoot Ultimate – BSA Update
  • MorrowLoot Ultimate – Uncapper Preset
  • OMEGA MLU Fixes
  • Encounter Zones Unlocked
  • MEZF – Missing Encounter Zones FIXED
  • Encounter Zones Redone
  • Economy Overhaul and Speechcraft Improvements (Lite)
  • Trade and Barter
  • Skyrim Alchemy Fixed
  • Harvest Overhaul Redone [Merged]
    • Harvest Overhaul Redone – Plants
    • Harvest Overhaul Redone – Creatures
    • Harvest Overhaul Redone – Flora Respawn Fix Patch
    • ChocolateNoodle’s Little Balance Mods – Harvest Overhaul Reduction
  • ChocolateNoodle’s Little Balance Mods – Better Reanimate and Illusion Spells
  • Spell Perk Restrictions
  • Enchanting Adjustments and Price Bug Fix
  • Selective and More Expensive Transmute
  • Morningstar – Minimalistic Races of Skyrim
  • Subtle but Classless
  • Night-Eye Overhaul
  • Night Eye Overhaul – Plugin Replacer

CRAFTING

  • Complete Crafting Overhaul Remade
  • CCOR SSE – Scripts Fix
  • Complete Crafting Overhaul Remade for SSE – Patch
  • Smithing Perks Overhaul SE

SOUNDS

  • Audio Overhaul for Skyrim
  • Heart of the Beast – Werewolf Sound Overhaul
  • Realistic Husky Sounds
  • Soultrap Sound Edit – Calm Wind

SKELETON & ANIMATIONS

  • Fores New Idles in Skyrim
  • Fores New Idles in Skyrim – Creature Pack
  • XP32 Maximum Skeleton Special Extended
  • Immersive Dragons
  • Heartland Horses
  • Marvelous Mudcrabs
  • Savage Bear
  • Immersive Smilodons
  • Nightmare Chaurus
  • Supreme Chaurus Hunters
  • Supreme Vampire Lords (XP32 Version)
  • Grave Gargoyles
  • Heinous Ash Hoppers
  • Bristleback Boars
  • Riekling Reavers
  • Riekling Roughriders
  • Looming Lurkers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • SkyTweak
  • Glow Be Gone
  • Visible Favorited Gear
  • Dragon Remains (Loose)
  • Simply Knock
  • Simply Knock SKSE64 DLL

LATE LOADER

  • PapyrusUtil SE – Modders Scripting Utility Functions
  • JContainers
  • FileAccess Interface for Skyrim SE Scripts
  • Modern Brawl Bug Fix

WATER OVERHAUL

  • Realistic Water Two
  • Skyland Watercolor
  • Water HD
  • Smooth Water for RW2
  • White Water HD

PATCHES

  • Landscape Fixes for Grass Mods – Patches [Merged]
    • Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods – Cutting Room Floor Locations
    • Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods – Alternate Start Locations
    • Landscape Fixes For Grass Mods – Arthmoor’s Towns
  • Immersive Dawnguard Dayspring Pass – ELFX Patch
  • Ashbound — Solstheim Enhanced – Quaint Raven Rock Patch
  • Relationship Dialogue Overhaul – USSEP + CRF Patches
  • Carriage and Ferry Travel Overhaul – Arthmoor’s Dawnstar Patch
  • Adopt Aventus Aretino – USSEP + RS Children Patch
  • Audio Overhaul for Skyrim – Obsidian Weathers Patch
  • Audio Overhaul for Skyrim – Aequinoctium Weathers Patch

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

  • The Phoenix Flavour – CORE – Conflict Resolution Patch
  • The Phoenix Flavour – VISUALS – Conflict Resolution Patch
  • The Phoenix Flavour – GAMEPLAY – Conflict Resolution Patch

PATCHER OUTPUT

  • ENB Lights [Output]
  • Know Your Enemy [Output]
  • FNIS [Output]

DISTANT TERRAIN

  • SSELODGen [Output]
  • DynDOLOD [Output]

WORLD MAP

  • A Quality World Map
  • Dawnguard Map Markers
  • Dynamic Snow for Map