STEP 3 - LIGHTING OVERHAUL

Enhanced Lights and FX (ELFX)

Download and install the main file.


FOMOD instructions:
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Unofficial ELFX SMIM Performance Patch

Download and install the main file.

ELFX Fixes

Download and install:
ELFX Fixes – ESP version (no Enhancer)

Enhanced Lights and FX Fix – ELFX Unused Objects Disabled

Download and install the main file.


Installation instructions:

  • Double-click elfx set disabled flag – SSE v2.
  • Right-click Disable Objects and select Set data directory.
  • Click Ok.

Cutting Room Floor – Lighting Overhaul (optional)

Download and install the main file.

Reduced FX Glow (optional)

Download and install the main file.

Interior Floating Fog Remover (optional)

Download and install the main file.

Smoking Torches and Candles

Download and install the main file.


FOMOD instructions:
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Embers HD

Download and install the main file.


FOMOD instructions:
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Additional instructions #1:
ESL-ify EmbersHD.esp (instructions).


Additional instructions #2:

  • Double-click Embers HD in your mod order (left pane).
  • Switch to the Filetree tab.
  • Right-click and delete the following files / folder:
    • meshes\furniture\alchemyworkbench.nif
    • meshes\furniture\alchemyworkstation.nif
    • meshes\furniture\workbenches

ENB Lights (optional)

Download and install:
ENB Light 0.95 Release Candidate 2


FOMOD instructions:
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Additional instructions #1:
ESL-ify ENB Light.esp (instructions).


Additional instructions #2:

  • Open the INI editor in MO2 (here).
  • Switch to the SkyrimPrefs.ini tab.
  • Scroll down to [Particles] and change the following value to prevent flickering:
    • iMaxDesired=7500
  • Click Save and close the INI editor.

Note:
This mod requires the latest versions of ENBSeries and it will cost you some frames, depending on your system.