Mod List: Expanded Vanilla

379 mods

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List Description

The Expanded Vanilla list tries to preserve the look and feel of the vanilla game while adding a decent amount of new content.

Things such as high resolution mesh or texture replacers from Total Overhaul are avoided, while all of the land and quest mods, gameplay tweaks, and more are included.

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Patches: 4 mods

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Alter some aspect of the game in order to fix a bug, or to be more consistent with the game itself. Patches usually work via a plugin.

Step
Name
Author
Description
#1
Half11
Patch for Purists strives to be an all-in-one …
#2
Half11
This mod fixes Bethesda's overly enthusiastic expansion hooks …
#3
Half11
One of MW's quests has voiced dialogue that …
#4
Mzalchanf
A simple mod to grey out the dialog …

Modding Resources: 3 mods

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Community asset repositories, used by many other mods.

Step
Name
Author
Description
#5
Cross-Project Coordination
Adds game data files required by mods such …
#6
Cross-Project Coordination
Reverts Tamriel Data deprecations to help maintain compatibility.
#7
OAAB_Data Team
OAAB_Data is free-to-use asset repository for the Morrowind …

Consistency: 7 mods

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Mods that fix inconsistencies in the Morrowind game world.

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Name
Author
Description
#8
PoodleSandwich
Tired of NPCs saying things like "Nice to …
#9
Team Big Package
Give Caius Cosades a package worthy of the …
#10
PoodleSandwich
Not all Dunmer are slavers. Not all Argonians …
#11
PoodleSandwich
Fixes lore to gameplay inconsistencies pertaining to contraband …
#12
PoodleSandwich
Makes it so Ordinators will not kill you …
#13
quorn and PoodleSandwich - Jeff Baker …
Expands quorn's HospitalityPapers Mod. Includes newly recorded lines …
#14
PoodleSandwich
Fixes several inconsistencies in dialogue spoken by members …

Cut Content: 2 mods

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Content that was promised by Todd, but never delivered, reimagined.

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Name
Author
Description
#15
CiceroTR
This mod aims to be the one stop …
#16
CiceroTR
Necromancer's Amulet and the Bloodworm Helm now have …

Land & Landmass Additions: 3 mods

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Add large amounts of extra land, including quests, to the game.

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Name
Author
Description
#17
The Tamriel Rebuilt Team
This is the product of a project that …
#18
Project Tamriel Team
A massive project that aims to bring the …
#19
TOTSP Team
TOTSP goal is to improve the graphical fidelity, …

Meshes & Performance: 8 mods

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Mesh replacers. Most of these correct mistakes in the originals, often resulting in performance increases, others will affect gameplay (Graphic Herbalism).

Step
Name
Author
Description
#20
Slartibartfast
Fixes positioning, UV maps, and more in the …
#21
ZWolol
Fixes various issues with meshes.
#22
MOP Team
Greatly improves performance and fixes some mesh errors.
#23
Stuporstar and Greatness7
Automatically harvests herbs just like the old Graphic …
#24
nich
This plugin corrects the UV mapping on the …
#25
Stuporstar
This graphic replacer covers tons of misc items, …
#26
Project Atlas Team
The goal of Project Atlas is to identify …
#27
HedgeHog12
These files are an updated version of the …

Texture Packs: 1 mod

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These provide large amounts of textures, covering all assets in the game or close to it.

Step
Name
Author
Description
#28
DassiD Poodlesandwich Gigan
Upscales every in-game texture with the help of …

Architecture: 7 mods

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New meshes and textures for general architecture.

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Name
Author
Description
#29
Champion of Hircine
Replaces models in the Dwemer set. All meshes …
#30
darkfri
Revamping of some meshes of Dwemer Mesh Improvement …
#31
Melchior Dahrk
With this mod, if you visit a dwemer …
#32
Melchior Dahrk
Many of the dwemer ruins use unfitting cobblestone …
#33
wazabear
Parallax mapped and animated ghost fence.
#34
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
New model of the moon. Redesigned interiors. Animated …
#35
Tyddy
Only for using with Tamriel Rebuilt Project. New, …

Flora & Nature: 7 mods

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Update the look of various flora and other natural objects via improved meshes and high quality textures.

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Name
Author
Description
#36
Phoenix Rime
Changes the location of the scum models to …
#37
ShadowMimicry
This mod replaces the eight main trees on …
#38
Melchior Dahrk
This mod replaces all the lava meshes in …
#39
Melchior Dahrk
New effects and textures for TES3 Morrowind waterfalls.
#40
R-Zero
Adds moths flying around some of the lanterns …
#41
RandomPal
Adds fireflies around the Bitter Coast and the …
#42
R-Zero
Adds a visual effect to all vanilla cave …

Environments: 2 mods

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Update the visuals of stock objects in the environment.

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Name
Author
Description
#43
Rats
Replaces the Imperial tavern signs in Tamriel Rebuilt …
#44
wazabear
This is a pluginless replacer for all 4 …

Sky & Weather: 6 mods

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Alter the looks and behavior of the sky, clouds, and weather.

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Name
Author
Description
#45
starwarsgal9875
Comprehensive Overhaul for the weather in Morrowind, Solsthiem, …
#46
ward
The blizzard textures are blinding when using skies …
#47
Melchior Dahrk
This is just a simple, high-definition replacer for …
#48
Tyddy
Simple retexture, which make Masser and Secunda dying …
#49
Shanjaq
Every night a random max time interval is …
#50
Solthas
Harsher and more dynamic weather. Worsening blight storms, …

Lighting: 7 mods

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Update the behavior and look of lighting in the game, going for a darker and more accurate look overall.

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Name
Author
Description
#51
Melchior Dahrk
This is a modern, pluginless replacement of the …
#52
Vegetto
Nord's windows have a wooden shutter, open in …
#53
RandomPal
Adds some unique, Telvanni style light sources to …
#54
Darknut
This mod adds windows to the Exteriors & …
#55
Hemaris
Adjusts every vanilla light mesh to enhance the …
#56
taitechnic
A basic drop in replacer of the vanilla …
#57
Melchior Dahrk
This mod replaces all of the Dunmer lanterns …

Clutter & Items: 6 mods

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Updated assets for select items in the game.

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Name
Author
Description
#58
Pherim
Improved version of "Better Skulls" by tronvillain & …
#59
akortunov
Based on MW Containers Animated by qqqbbb. This …
#60
Xero Foxx
Every Ancestral Tomb in Vvardenfell has a unique …
#61
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
The mod replaces dunmer's ashpits.
#62
SVNR
HD bottle meshes and textures with realistic transparency …
#63
R-Zero
Adds entrance bell chimes with sound effects to …

Weaponry: 4 mods

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An update treatment for weapons.

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Name
Author
Description
#64
Reizeron
This is how in-game dialogues describe iron warhammers: …
#65
Psymoniser
This replaces the meshes of the oriental styled …
#66
TES3 Community
Makes unreadied weapons appear on the character's hip …
#67
PikachunoTM
Animates the Staff of Magnus. Bonus, a similar …

Bodies And Heads: 2 mods

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Replace the vanilla bodies and heads, and their textures, for all races and genders.

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Name
Author
Description
#68
Caleb
An in-depth yet completely vanilla friendly touch up …
#69
kartoffel
Some texture edits + mesh edits.

Creature Visuals: 3 mods

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Give the various creatures of the game new life with updated assets.

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Name
Author
Description
#70
R-Zero
Restores previously unused Silt Strider animation.
#71
Catherine - Darknut - PeterBitt
This mod adds unique textures to all blighted …
#72
PoodleSandwich
Make Cave Rats look like how they're described. …

VFX: 6 mods

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Updated visual effects. Greatly enhance many scenes with subtle but beautiful additions.

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Name
Author
Description
#73
Melchior Dahrk
This mod enhances the ambiance of the Bitter …
#74
Melchior Dahrk
To align with what the in game dialogue …
#75
Melchior Dahrk
Adds falling spores particle effects to the iconic …
#76
jiopi
Removes sparkle effects from Shield. This makes the …
#77
SpaceDevo
8 new blood textures for NPCs and creatures. …
#78
deleted83726
Subtle Magic Glow replaces the plastic wrap around …

Animations: 3 mods

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Update the game's dated animations with improved assets.

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Name
Author
Description
#79
Dirane, PurplePrankster101
Replaces only the walking animation.
#80
SVNR
Replaces 1st person animation. Inspired by BFG Division.
#81
Max Yari
This mod attempts to fix all of the …

Audio: 3 mods

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Mods that add or change sounds or music.

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Name
Author
Description
#82
ClockworkAngels
A small edit to fix the male Dunmer …
#83
Publicola and PeterBitt
This mod provides sound effects for each of …
#84
frogstat
Turn the books in Morrowind into listenable audiobooks!

Exteriors: 28 mods

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Updates of existing exterior locations, making them more varied by incoporating new assets and adding new points of interest.

Step
Name
Author
Description
#85
Remiros
This mod overhauls the entire Foyada Mamaea up …
#86
Remiros
OAAB - The Ashen Divide is a mini …
#87
RandomPal
Overhaul of the Molag Amur Region. This mod …
#88
Kalinter
This mod touches up Mount Kand, to make …
#89
Kalinter
This mod adds two towers to the northeastern …
#90
The Hive Mind
Implementation of the official concept art drawing by …
#91
Kalinter
This mod serves as a companion mod to …
#92
Kalinter
The Great Seawall stands south of Vivec, serving …
#93
mwgek
This mod adds a Velothi lighthouse to the …
#94
MwGek
A nord lighthouse has been added to the …
#95
GlitterGear
Visual overhaul of the coastline between Seyda Neen …
#96
GlitterGear
Visual overhaul of the path from Addamasartus to …
#97
CoffeeBeard0
A modified version of GlitterGears Upper Odai Overhaul, …
#98
GlitterGear
Visual overhaul of the walk to/from the Lighthouse …
#99
GlitterGear
Overhauls those swamp pools outside Seyda Neen near …
GlitterGear
Overhauls the Ascadian Isles part from Pelagiad to …
GlitterGear
Overhauls the northernmost part of Foyada Bani-Dad, near …
Remiros
Small expansion to the mushroom grove near Dagon …
Remiros and AbbaddoN33
This mod provides some small fixes to The …
Melchior Dahrk
Inspired by their mention of growing in the …
XeroFoxx1
Adds over 500 hidden containers for you to …
Markond
A series of navigation beacons along the length …
Lord Zarcon
Gives the central most part of Azura's Coast …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Changes Khartag Point making it the high peak …
Corsair83
A complete overhaul of every vanilla shipwreck.
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
A simple mod that adds a few details …
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
Minor cosmetic changes to the Sanctus Shrine.
Hurdrax Custos
A replacement of doors with natural passages to …

Groundcover: 6 mods

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Add grass, reeds, small mushrooms, stones, and other groundcover to the game.

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Name
Author
Description
acidzebra
A modular remix of popular grass mods with …
x79 and Vurt
This is Vurts Groundcover patched to work with …
Remiros, Vtastek, Hrnchamd
This mod adds high quality grass and groundcover …
borok
Fix of jagged Remiros grass textures without increasing …
MasssiveJuice, Melchior Dahrk, and Sophie
Replacement patch for OAAB Saplings enabling OpenMW to …
Shaord
A groundcover plugin to place grass onto the …

Cities & Towns: 20 mods

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These make cities and settlements more beautiful by updating existing content or adding great new content of their own.

Step
Name
Author
Description
RandomPal and the Morrowind Modding Community
Overhaul of almost every settlement of Morrowind, inspired …
RandomPal
Overhaul of Maar Gan to make it more …
RandomPal
Subtle changes to make the Nordic village of …
mwgek
A breathtaking mod that introduces captivating vertical gardens …
Ashstaar
Adds dunmer concept art around vvardenfell on the …
NobuRed and NMTeam
The Concept Art Palace mod is an attempt …
Dyvalas
This mod is a very simple modification of …
RandomPal
Adds guar stables to Vivec.
Markond
Adds bell towers to several settlements that ring …
DetailDevil and Markond
The sound of the Bell Towers of Morrowind …
Juidius
This simple mod will put planters in the …
Morrowind Community and Resdayn Revival Team
This mod adds a Telvanni style Lighthouse to …
Resdayn Revival Team
This mod adds a Telvanni style Lighthouse not …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
A concept arts-based overhaul of the Arvel and …
Melchior Dahrk
This mod is an overhaul of Vos and …
MelchiorDahrk
OAAB Tel Mora enhances the city of Tel …
DetailDevil
This is not BCOM but a BCOM extensions …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul of the Wolverine Hall, turning it into …
Markond
Rebuilds the interior and exterior of the Caldera …
Various
A Mournhold Overhaul based on the works of …

Interiors: 9 mods

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Updates of existing interior cells in order to make them feel more lived in and expansive.

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Name
Author
Description
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul of Almalexia's High Chapel in Mournhold
RandomPal
Reclutters nordic interiors on Sosltheim in true nordic …
Digmen
Dagoth Ur made special arrangements for a friend. …
Duo Dinamico
A fully animated overhaul of Akulakhan's chamber.
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul of both the exterior and interior of …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul of the Library of Vivec to make …
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
More atmospheric Manor District. Nothing superfluous, just decorations.
Caleb C
Adds new banners displaying the relevant lord's surname …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul the Hall of Justice in Old Ebonheart.

Caves & Dungeons: 22 mods

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Mods that add, enhance, and/or replace various caves and/or dungeons.

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Name
Author
Description
Remiros
A remake of tombs and velothi towers.
jsp25
This mod attempts to improve several vanilla dungeons …
seelof
This mod rebuilds the mainquest dungeon Ilunibi from …
DuoDinamico aka RandomPal and Vegetto
Overhaul of the corprusarium, making it the creepy …
seelof
This mod rebuilds and expands the Gnisis Eggmine …
GlitterGear
Remakes the eggmines using OAAB assets and adds …
GlitterGear
Details Abaesen-Pulu Egg Mine with OAAB assets, the …
Juidius Xentao
A remake of Hawia egg mine using OAAB …
Dallara1000
This little replacement makes the old Dunmer strongholds …
seelof
This mod overhauls and slightly expands the old …
ATL Team and PikachunoTM
An ancient burial lies in ruins outside of …
Greatness7 MattTheBagel VvardenfellTribes
An overhaul for the second main quest and …
jsp25
It is a small but nice mod that …
seelof and Melchior Dahrk
This mod adds a new dungeon to the …
GlitterGear
A complete/merged version of the Daedric Shrine Overhaul …
Danae123
Travel to Shal and discover its secrets: the …
Danae123
Clear Adanumuran (North west shore of Lake Amaya) …
Melchior Dahrk
In vanilla Morrowind, Mamaea is a dull maze …
sch2266
Overhaul of Fadathram Ancestral Tomb. Recommended level 14 …
stonedoughnut5 AKA Vennin
An overhaul of the cave Ulummusa using OAAB_Data …
stonedoughnut5 AKA Vennin
A remake of the cavern Pulk using OAAB …
Infragris
Adds a large and varied dungeon for higher-level …

NPCs: 17 mods

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Add more variety and (hopefully) immersion by updating the rather limited NPC scope of the base game.

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Name
Author
Description
GrumblingVomit
Adds named NPCs to all cities using leveled …
Half11
This mod replaces the generic, copy-pasted guards of …
Half11, SkoomaPro, and Danke
Expands the Yet Another Guard Diversity to cover …
RandomPal
Uses assets from TD to give culture appropriate …
Von Djangos
Adds 14 bards across taverns in Vvardenfell playing …
TinyPlesiosaur
All Khajiit on Vvardenfell in vanilla TES III …
Ashstaar
Adds Sload merchants and Dunmer slavers to several …
Ashstaar and Melchior Dahrk
Sloadic Cargo Transports have arrived at Molag Mar. …
Nwahs and Mushrooms Team
A remake of Vivec Remade.
Lamb Shark
An overhaul to the appearance and animations of …
Melchior Dahrk
Overhauls everyone's favorite, death-seeking Orsimer into a truly …
mort
Randomizes Umbra's location to ten different Vvardenfell locales.
LambShark
A replacer for Almalexia.
RandomPal
Makes Barenziah look more like a queen. There …
TipsyTekPriest
Overhauls the appearances of Bloodmoon npcs, incorporating faces …
Juidius
Shady Sam will sporadically appear in the dark …
rot
M'Aiq moves around. You may find him on …

Companions: 2 mods

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Adds companions to join you on your adventures.

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Name
Author
Description
urm
"Attend me" features a follower HUD and automatic …
superduple
Tucked away in the flooded back tunnels of …

Dialogue: 12 mods

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Tweaks and enhances the NPC dialogue in various ways, and adds new voiced lines.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Phoenix Rime
New voice line system made from scratch with …
Von Djangos
ElevenAI generated voices for quest-giving NPCs in Morrowind. …
Von Djangos
Adds over 200 new voice entries for NPCs, …
Voice Addon Project Team
Were you disappointed when you finally confronted Dagoth …
Unknown
This mod adds voice-overs to ALL of Almalexia's …
tomsnellen
Bored with the tedious discussions of Vivec? Couldn't …
Von Djangos
Adds more offensive greetings to members of the …
Pherim
Keeps the girls in Desele's from dancing off …
Caeris
Replaces the three standard No Lore greetings with …
PoodleSandwich
Makes it so service NPCs will greet you …
Lucevar
Edits, re-filters, or adds on to vanilla dialogue …
Von Djangos
Hundreds of new lines of text dialogue for …

Balance & Nerfing: 16 mods

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These mods try to bring some balance through changes to the game mechanics and world.

Step
Name
Author
Description
AutumnBramble
230+ NPCs are given unique spells, enchantments, and …
mort
Makes the Sixth House, properly, the most difficult …
mort
This mod is intended to rebalance the Tribunal …
mort
This mod is intended to rebalance the Bloodmoon …
Aphain
This mod changes several game modifiers to make …
Rosynant
OpenMW-friendly alchemy rebalance. Features toxicity mechanics, prevents common …
Necrolesian Rosynant
OpenMW-friendly economy rebalance based on Economy Adjuster Adjustments. …
Necrolesian
This mod assigns ownership to the many, many …
Phoenix Rime
The modification makes the disposition of NPCs towards …
DisQualia, Petethegoat, and Hrnchamd
This mod tweaks racial attributes, skill bonuses, and …
DisQualia
This mod tweaks birthsign bonuses and adds detriments …
MisterFlames
Carefully tweaked values to increase speed and carry …
Aphain
Makes pickpocketing useful by setting the maximum success …
puyopuyohero
Changes the casting cost of spell effects that …
Cognatogen
Changes the effects of Blight Diseases to make …
RandomPal
Makes you spray the Telvanni Bug Musk instead …

Creatures: 4 mods

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Adds a variety of new passive and hostile creatures to the game world, and rebalances the vanilla game critters.

Step
Name
Author
Description
RandomPal
Vanilla friendly creatures and undeads expansion mod based …
SymphonyTeam
The mod has several options to choose from …
Phoenix Rime
Allows the Winged Twilight to become stronger over …
Phoenix Rime
This mod makes all atronachs the same power. …

Gameplay: 23 mods

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Update gameplay mechanics. From leveling to monster spawning, marksman to sneaking, this selection tries to update game mechanics to feel better or more enjoyable compared to the vanilla game.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Necrolesian
Integrates much of the content of the Tribunal …
Syclonix, alvazir
A completed version of At Home Alchemy featuring: …
Zefirotte
Add a custom spell named Focus that allow …
Greywander, EvilEye, johnnyhostile, Mehdi Yousfi-Monod
A "Natural Grow" leveling mod, where your attributes …
Solthas
Get all my combat mods in one place, …
Lucevar
In vanilla Morrowind, you have two options for …
kindi
This mod makes it so that you need …
Androl
This simple mod lowers the position of the …
Mr.Magic
Faster projectiles and/or magic missiles, higher recovery chance, …
johnnyhostile
Requires OpenMW 0.48.0 or newer! Ammo autoequip while …
HunterSpark
This is simply a TimeScale Change mod, which …
Dormouse
This is a scroll making mod that will …
ZackHasaCat
OpenMW 0.48 or newer required. Allows the player …
LDones
Fixed version of LDones beautiful Nighttime Door Locks …
AliceL93
Upon catching a disease, you will no longer …
kindi
Actors can travel through cells to pursue their …
ezze
This mod makes the creature merchants, everyone favorite …
Pharis
Magicka regeneration Lua mod for all actors based …
Seth
With this mod, players may learn to raise …
Pharis
Equip your light with a hotkey and automatically …
kindi
Guards now protect against hostile NPCs, that includes …
johnnyhostile
Inspired by the MCP feature "Two-handed weapon removes …
johnnyhostile
Removes all tutorial pop-ups from chargen. Works with …

New Equipment: 14 mods

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Adds a variety of new equipment and items to the game world and traders.

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Name
Author
Description
Danae Aurel
Modular versions of WARES including items, traders, npcs, …
Stuporstar & Danae
Adds many lore-friendly and even useful books to …
OAAB_Data Team
These mods add some of the new items …
Solthas
Gives sixth house amulets a useful, tempting, and …
MelchiorDahrk
The concept behind the mod is to provide …
RuffinVangarr
This mod adds unique robes for each of …
Leyawynn
Changes the 2 amulets from the aspect of …
Melchior Dahrk
Makes the Madstone of the Ahemmusa align with …
ShadowMimicry
After defeating Dagoth Ur, you will receive an …
Danae
Adds wearable backpacks that use left pauldron slot …
Painkiller_Rider
Replaces/modifies the meshes, textures and enchantments for 10 …
DagothVulgtm
Adds 25 new argonian-tailored versions of existing vanilla …
TaxAkla, Morrowmodder, and Amenophis
Most of the boots of vanilla Morrowind and …
DagothVulgtm
Adds a two-handed Daedric Maul to existing daedric …

Quests: 38 mods

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Add new quests, alter existing areas, get new rewards. Includes new content from some of the developers of the original Morrowind!

Step
Name
Author
Description
AFFA
This mod adds about 30 quests to NPCs …
AFFA
Adds two quests to Fargoth depending on whether …
Melchior Dahrk and AFFA
This mod adds Royal Imperial Mananaut Alberius outside …
EndoranWest
The wizard Folms Mirel in Caldera is trying …
Ashstaar
Journey through the realms of Oblivion. New quests, …
Team DetailNation
Fixed and Fully Upscaled Assets for The Doors …
MelchiorDahrk
The lost "Crystal City" of Massama has been …
Team Veloth's Virtuosos: GlobeMallow, Hurdrax Custos, …
Plunge into an engaging prequel to the events …
TheDrunkenMudcrab, MelchiorDahrk, and Greatness7
From the Nexus description:Caldera Mine Expanded is a …
Melchior Dahrk
A scientific expedition headed into the Sea of …
MelchiorDahrk
Adds a Daedric helm bearing the aspect of …
Dreamy Dreamers
Investigate a series of attacks on Tel Eurus, …
Team Twinkling Twilights: AnrohaNexus, Billyfighter, Katya, …
Explore a realm in conflict between undead void …
Billyfighter
This quest will bring you back in time, …
Billyfighter
Find an Aethership over in the far north …
Billyfighter
This is a horror themed mod, with pirates, …
Billyfighter
This mod adds new pirate themed quests, items …
seelof
Caldera Priory has been overrun by the Undead. …
Team Kwamakaze Kagouti: Juidius, Kalinter, Lucevar, …
The friendly, law-abiding citizens in Dirty Muriel's Cornerclub …
tewlwolow
Travel to Khuul and investigate the rumors about …
Katya and Danae
A hermit on an island east of Vivec. …
Ruffin Vangarr and Katya
The plague doctor a dark alchemist of ill …
Dandy Daedra
Ebonheart now has its own sewage system. With …
Danae123
In the quaint town of Caldera, the innkeeper, …
GrumblingVomit and Von Djangos
Fight in the arena and rise up the …
Necrolesian
This mod allows travel to Mournhold before the …
Denis418
Rescue a slave from Addamasartus and help him …
RandomPal
During your travels down the Thirr River, you …
RandomPal
Fleshes out the vanilla quest "The Patchwork Airship" …
dmbaturin
The imperial skirt worn by guards and the …
dmbaturin
Acquire the unique shirt and helm of Vivec …
redondepremiere
Tired of your vampire getting their rest disturbed …
Texafornian
Adds bankers to the House vaults in Vivec, …
Xero Foxx
All shipwrecks carry a hidden map revealing the …
kindi
Journey through this quest mod to improve your …
GlitterGear and DetailDevil
There must be something in the water... Everyone …
Dillonn241
A 4-part questline that lets you assist the …
Darkelfguy
To the west and slightly north of Dagon …

Factions: 14 mods

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Adds new content and quests for the original game's factions, and introduces a couple of never before seen factions with full questlines.

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Name
Author
Description
Pozzo, Karpik777, bhl
This is a heavily expanded version of Pozzo's …
AliceL93
This mod is a complete overhaul of the …
Danae
An overhaul of the Mages Guild, Thieves Guild …
AliceL93
This mod gives you the opportunity to join …
Billyfighter
Join a fully playable guild and gain ranks …
DD4n
30+ vanilla friendly quests! Join Vvardenfell's Dark Brotherhood!
Jonathan Nash and alvazir
This is a refreshed version of a mod …
SpiritTauren
This expansion adds over 90 quests to all …
Melchior Dahrk
Gives Suran white textures to make it stand …
Melchior Dahrk
This mod lets the player take control of …
HMCascade
This mod adds a quest that explores Ranis …
Lucevar and Brother Juniper
Update of Brother Juniper's classic quest mod. Join …
AliceL93
Adds a Silver Staff of Peace into the …
Endify
Adds in a wizards staff to high ranking …

The Player Home: 8 mods

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The fabled Player Home genre of mod! Everybody loves a free mansion, right?

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Name
Author
Description
dmbaturin
A deconstruction of the house mod genre. You …
TheNocturus
The BEST early house just got better!
Katya Karrel
Help a dunmer to get some money for …
Kalinter
Adds a new manor turret and overlook platform/skyport …
Stuporstar
This mod turns Tel Uvirith into a fitting …
Acheron & Artimis Fowl
This mod is an attempt to patch together …
Glittergear
A Mages Guild stronghold that is a customizable …
Atrayonis
This is an overhaul of the Factor's Estate, …

Randomizers: 5 mods

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Mods that randomize some aspect of the game. Not recommended if this is your first time playing the game!

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Name
Author
Description
MTR
This mod randomizes placement of Dwemer Puzzle Box. …
johnnyhostile
Randomizes the location of Ajira's stolen reports in …
ezze
Place Farvyn Oreyn, the fake hero, in a …
ezze
Place Din, the sick legionary, in a random …
ezze
Each new day you get three randomly chosen …

Distant Details: 3 mods

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Mods that affect object and visuals in the distance.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Hemaris
Makes distant land more responsive to quest progress. …
johnnyhostile
Prevents distant things from popping out and in …
johnnyhostile
Prevents distant things from popping out and in …

Water: 1 mod

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Modify the water or sea in some shape or form.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Hemaris
Extends the seafloor around Vvardenfell to hide the …

Books: 1 mod

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Mods that add specific books.

Step
Name
Author
Description
johnnyhostile
A companion book for the Expanded Vanilla and …

Mod Patches: 7 mods

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Collections of small patches and other plugins for compatibility between various mods, or between various mods and OpenMW.

Step
Name
Author
Description
MOMW Team + OpenMW Modding Community
Patches made by the Modding-OpenMW.com and OpenMW modding …
Sophie
Sophie's repository of textures, meshes, upscales and normal …
alvazir
Collection of compatibility patches, fixes, mod expansions and …
Sigourn and MMC
Compilation of compatibility patches for a variety of …
MonoAccipiter
Various minor mods patched together mostly as small …
alexpublius
A collection of mesh fixes, texture repacks, weather …
Katya Karrel
Fixes invisible objects in the hands of Animated …

Camera: 2 mods

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Mods that affect the camera in one way or another.

Step
Name
Author
Description
johnnyhostile
A camera mod for OpenMW that auto-swaps between …
johnnyhostile
Autoconfigure camera and headbobbing settings to recommended values!

Post Processing Shaders: 1 mod

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Post processing shaders add a variety of nice visual effects.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Dexter, Zesterer, wazabear, akortunov, wareya, various
A collection of post-processing shaders for OpenMW. Includes: …

User Interface: 5 mods

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Give the game UI a needed facelift in various ways.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Innicin
Chocolate UI is an attempt to modernize the …
Gonzo
This pack contains 78 splash screens in a …
Isaskar and Georgd
Fonts to replace the default fonts used by …
JaceyS
Replaces the small 16x16 spell effect icons with …
jple
Replaces the main menu with an animated pan …

Movies: 1 mod

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Higher quality in-game cinematics.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Chesko
An HD recreation of the original Intro Cinematic.

Dev Build Only: 25 mods

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Mods that require the latest OpenMW Developer Build.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Hrnchamd
Adds interactive placement and rotation.
DeathDaisy and Pharis
With per-pixel lighting, so called 'negative lights' in …
eMOElein
A configurable framework that provides support for situation …
Rytelier and ASKII
Adds whole new soundtrack for Tamriel Rebuilt areas, …
Scipio219
A 6th House music expansion of original tracks …
Scipio219
A Daedric themed music expansion of original tracks …
Scipio219
A Dwemer music expansion of original tracks by …
Scipio219
An Imperial music expansion of original tracks by …
Scipio219
An undead themed music expansion of original tracks …
adventurer66, eMOElein, and Vindsvept
Adds Vindsvept's beautiful Celtic music to Solstheim only. …
imsobadatnicknames
Songbook of the North is a MUSE plugin …
Johnnyhostile
Fast travel from signposts to their locations if …
DetailDevil
This mod alters vampire mechanics. There are now …
ZackHasACat
When you commit a crime, you will need …
johnnyhostile
Disables lights around harvestable objects and re-enables them …
OpenMW Authors
Enables particle occlusion for rain and snow particle …
ZackHasaCat
Makes it so that you cannot sleep in …
ZackHasaCat
Adds carryable containers that can store items for …
ZackHasaCat
Adds a note that saves known trainer locations, …
taitechnic
MWSE Skyrim Style Quest Notifications by nazz190, modified …
urm
Shows your current crime status in a HUD …
Pharis
Quickly equip and cycle through thief tools (lockpicks/probes) …
MelchiorDahrk, johnnyhostile
Dynamically dresses NPCs with Mage Robes by Melchior …
johnnyhostile
Balances bound items by adjusting them based on …
frogstat
Audiobooks of Morrowind, but for Tamriel Rebuilt!

Settings Tweaks: 9 mods

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Not actually mods, but changes to settings that are built into the OpenMW engine. Enhance performance and visual quality, as well as enable or disable many gameplay options (including things provided by MCP for vanilla Morrowind).

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Name
Author
Description
PoodleSandwich
Darker night-time settings for OpenMW.
OpenMW Authors
These settings will affect how the engine renders …
OpenMW Authors
OpenMW has special settings for grass and and …
OpenMW Authors
Realtime shadow maps for (optionally) all game objects.
OpenMW Authors
OpenMW has a configurable water shader, with several …
OpenMW Authors
OpenMW offers an optional, improved third person camera …
OpenMW Authors
Enable and configure a head bobbing effect for …
OpenMW Authors
OpenMW has many options for adjusting various game …
johnnyhostile
This mod will, at game startup, set various …

Merging: 2 mods

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The final bits of work, to ensure long-term smooth sailing.

Step
Name
Author
Description
Benjamin Winger
Transcoder for managing a form of markup-based minimal …
wazabear
This is a tool which generates a plugin …
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