Anyone recommend me some mods?

#1 Posted by Sayishere (1852 posts) -

Hey, so i plan on playing this for the PC, and have no idea what to get mod wise, anyone recommend me some? I dont want to go all out, i rather just play the game naked, but was just wondering if there was a mod that was absolutely worth using. Thanks.

#2 Posted by DJJoeJoe (1391 posts) -

Why don't you tell me?

#3 Posted by Demoskinos (16301 posts) -

Big Booty. Clean Faces. That's all you need.

#4 Posted by Lagaroth (172 posts) -


If you have played on another system, one of the alternate start mods. There are a couple, and they let you bypass the damn Helgen sequence.

The Unofficial Patches for the main game and any of the DLC you have.

#5 Posted by Turambar (7156 posts) -

Moonlight Path to Elsweyr. Probably the best fan-made content for the game thus far.

#6 Posted by believer258 (12806 posts) -

SkyUI must come first, followed by one that gives merchants A LOT more gold. They only keep about 750 with them.

#7 Posted by Divina_Rex (368 posts) -
  • SkyUI
  • Sharpshooter ENB performance
  • Lightweight potions ans poisons
  • Whistle (for horse)
  • Faster Vanilla horses
  • Bound tools (conjure woodcutter's axe and pickaxe)
  • OpticShooter's graphics mods (skyrim nexus)
  • Static mesh improvement mod
  • RNG guards
#8 Posted by InternetCrab (1581 posts) -
  • Sky UI
  • Convenient Horses
  • Roman Imperial Armor
  • Faster Vanilla Horses
  • Cloaks of Skyrim
  • UFO - Ultimate Follower Overhaul
  • Tytanis
  • Morrowloot
  • Solitude - A City of Trade
  • JSwords
  • Immersive Weapons
  • Immersive Armors
#9 Posted by Bollard (6388 posts) -

@Turambar said:

Moonlight Path to Elsweyr. Probably the best fan-made content for the game thus far.

I played that after all the hype, and I felt it was pretty poor...

#10 Posted by Bane (496 posts) -

My list of essential mods:

  • SkyUI - a UI made for PC
  • Categorized Favorites Menu - a favorites menu made for PC
  • Skyrim Community Uncapper - level your character, skills and perks how you want
  • the Unofficial Patches - fixes shit
  • Official HD Textures DLC Fix -- fixes more shit
  • HighRes Texture Pack DLC Tweaks - fixes even more shit
  • A Quality World Map with Roads - a map without the roads on it isn't really a map
  • Increased Character Height - set the first person camera height to the actual height of your race
  • The Paarthurnax Dilemma - spoilers, read the description at your own risk
  • Rayek's End - the best house mod there is, especially if you think the Dragonborn should have a place to hide their loot
  • Realistic Lighting with Customization - because the vanilla lighting is crap
  • Convenient Horses - the one and only horse mod you need, horses are useless without it

Awesome but not essential mods:

  • Bandolier - Bags and Pouches - they're both useful and look awesome
  • Camping Lite - it gets dark at night with Realistic Lighting, set up camp and wait for morning
  • Cloaks of Skyrim - they're both useful and look awesome
  • Auto Unequip Ammo - unequips the arrows when you unequip the bow
  • SM Drop Lit Torches - it's dark in the dungeons with Realistic Lighting, but you can't hold your weapons/shield/spells and a torch at the same time
  • Wearable Lanterns - same

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