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11. ENB & RESHADE

Nolvus Ascension

Delete Any ENB installation files if any (optional)

You need to follow this step only if you have an ENB preset already installed and want to change it

Go into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder (manual installation) or Instances\Nolvus Ascension\STOCK GAME folder (if you used the installer and want to change the ENB preset manually) and delete these files and folders

  • enbcache folder
  • enbseries folder
  • enblocal.ini file
  • enbseries.ini file

11.1 ENB Binaries

this step is not necessary if you come from the auto installed version

ENB Binaries

Graphic modifications for Skyrim SE

Click here to download ENB binaries from enbdev.com

Click on the latest version

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on download button

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and extract it somewhere

Got to the sub directory WrapperVersion

Copy the file d3d11.dll and d3dcompiler_46e.dll into your Skyrim SE installtion directory NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

ENB binaries are now installed.

11.2 Reshade Binaries

this step is not necessary if you come from the auto installed version

Reshade Binaries

ReShade is a generic post-processing injector for games and video software.

Click here to download Reshade binaries from reshade.me

Click on the lastest version

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and execute the exe file

Click on browse (if Skyrim is listed DON'T SELECT IT!!!)

Got your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder, select SkyrimSE.exe then click on Next

Click on Direct3D 10/11/12 and click on Next

Click on Skip

Click on Uncheck all

Click on Check all (faster to have all effects checked), then click on Next

Let the installer proceed

Click on Finish

11.3 Installing the ENB Preset

Choose between these 5 ENB presets (install only one ENB preset and its corresponding Reshade Preset)

PI-CHO ENB

Harmony of fantasy and realistic atmosphere, the balance between character and environment, and gameplay. Extremely customizable with finely custom and Silent Horiozns ENB's Shader.

Click here to download PI-CHO ENB from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and right click on the file 1. PI-CHO ENB N7.9 - Hyper Edition for NAT.ENB III - Natural and Atmospheric Tamriel ENB 3.1.0 - Build 2-35082-N7-9-1673102260.7z, select 7-zip and Extract to 1. PI-CHO ENB N7.9 - Hyper Edition for NAT.ENB III - Natural and Atmospheric Tamriel ENB 3.1.0 - Build 2-35082-N7-9-1673102260

Got to the directory 1. PI-CHO ENB N7.9 - Hyper Edition for NAT.ENB III - Natural and Atmospheric Tamriel ENB 3.1.0 - Build 2-35082-N7-9-1673102260\Skyrim SE Folder

Copy these files into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

ENB ingame visual adjustments (open console to block ui and shift + enter when you are in game)
Distant Water LOD

If you experiencing water lods seams in the distance, adjust these setting in the ENB GUI (open console to block ui and Shift + enter when you are ingame)

Distant Terrain LOD

If you experiencing different colors for terrain lods transition, set EnableImageBasedLighting to false in the enbseries.ini file located in the Skyrim installation folder

PI-CHO ENB preset is now installed.

Click here to download Nolvus V5 ENB settings (improved lighting and less blury dof)

Extract somewhere and overwritte files in your Skyrim install directory (STOCK GAME).

Nolvus Reshade for PI-CHO ENB

A reshade preset designed to work with PI-CHO ENB.

Warning!!!

Download only one reshade preset whether you want ray tracing or not!!!

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITHOUT RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

OR

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITH RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file, extract the content somewhere and copy the file Nolvus Reshade.ini into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder.

Run the game, at the start menu press "Home" key

Click on Continue

Select Nolvus Reshade.ini

Click on "Continue" until you see this screen and click "Finish"

Nolvus Reshade preset is now installed.

Please Don't forget to endorse my Nolvus reshade on the Nexus, it helps a lot.

Rudy ENB

As usual, a little realism, a little bit of magic, an ENB preset created specifically for NAT 3.

Click here to download Rudy ENB from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and right click on the file Rudy ENB SE for NAT 3-91675-1-1a-1685361763.rar, select 7-zip and Extract to Rudy ENB SE for NAT 3-91675-1-1a-1685361763

Got to the directory Rudy ENB SE for NAT 3-91675-1-1a-1685361763\Rudy for SSE 1.1a NAT 3\! NAT 3 and LUX\[ Skyrim SE folder ]

Copy these files into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

ENB ingame visual adjustments (open console to block ui and shift + enter when you are in game)
Distant Water LOD

If you experiencing water lods seams in the distance, adjust these setting in the ENB GUI (open console to block ui and Shift + enter when you are ingame)

Distant Terrain LOD

If you experiencing different colors for terrain lods transition, set EnableImageBasedLighting to false in the enbseries.ini file located in the Skyrim installation folder

Rudy ENB preset is now installed.

Create a new Section in MO2 named 11. ENB & RESHADE (at this stage of the guide you know how to do it)

Click here to download Rudy NAT Addons from nexusmods.com

Install the mod as a regular mod in MO2, move it under the section 11. ENB & RESHADE and activate it.

Nolvus Reshade for Rudy ENB

A reshade preset designed to work with Rudy ENB.

Warning!!!

Download only one reshade preset whether you want ray tracing or not!!!

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITHOUT RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

OR

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITH RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file, extract the content somewhere and copy the file Nolvus Reshade.ini into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder.

Run the game, at the start menu press "Home" key

Click on Continue

Select Nolvus Reshade.ini

Click on "Continue" until you see this screen and click "Finish"

Nolvus Reshade preset is now installed.

Please Don't forget to endorse my Nolvus reshade on the Nexus, it helps a lot.

Bjorn ENB

Bjorn ENB - Reshade from the author : I wanted to create something drastically different from the other ENB's here on Nexus. I went for thicker lighting and darker shadows. I was trying to combine realism with fantasy so some areas can look dream like with the thicker volumetric lighting this was a design choice

Click here to download Bjorn ENB from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and right click on the file Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934.zip, select 7-zip and Extract to Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934

Got to the directory Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934\Bjorn ENB NAT preset

Copy all files into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Bjorn ENB preset is now installed.

Create a new Section in MO2 named 11. ENB & RESHADE (at this stage of the guide you know how to do it)

Click here to download the NAT Weather patch from nexusmods.com

Install the mod as a regular mod in MO2, move it under the section 11. ENB & RESHADE and activate it.

Start the game, press the Home key and when the Reshade UI appears select the file Bjorn Reshade 5.4.2.ini in the dropdown list to apply the reshade.

Bjorn ENB

Bjorn ENB - Reshade from the author : I wanted to create something drastically different from the other ENB's here on Nexus. I went for thicker lighting and darker shadows. I was trying to combine realism with fantasy so some areas can look dream like with the thicker volumetric lighting this was a design choice

Click here to download Bjorn ENB from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file and right click on the file Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934.zip, select 7-zip and Extract to Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934

Got to the directory Bjorn ENB-Reshade-64714-1-0-1664570934\Bjorn ENB NAT preset

Copy all files into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Bjorn ENB preset is now installed.

Click here to download Bjorn ENB Dark Ages Reshade from nexusmods.com

When downloaded, extract the file to a temporary location and copy the file Bjorn Dark Ages.ini into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Create a new Section in MO2 named 11. ENB & RESHADE (at this stage of the guide you know how to do it)

Click here to download the NAT Weather patch from nexusmods.com

Install the mod as a regular mod in MO2, move it under the section 11. ENB & RESHADE and activate it.

Start the game, press the Home key and when the Reshade UI appears select the file Bjorn Dark Ages.ini in the dropdown list to apply the reshade.

Cabbage ENB

Click here to go to the Skyrim Guild web site.

From the Skyrim Guild web site, join their discord.

When joined, go to this channel.

Type !cabbage to get a temporary download link.

When downloaded, extract the file somewhere and copy all files from the lux directory to your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Click here to download Nolvus V5 ENB settings for Cabbage (removed letter bars, dof,...)

Extract somewhere and overwritte files in your Skyrim install directory (STOCK GAME).

Nolvus Reshade for Cabbage ENB

A reshade preset designed to work with Cabbage ENB.

Warning!!!

Download only one reshade preset whether you want ray tracing or not!!!

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITHOUT RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

OR

Click here to download NOLVUS Reshade WITH RAY TRACING from nexusmods.com

When downloaded go to the directory where you downloaded the file, extract the content somewhere and copy the file Nolvus Reshade.ini into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder.

Run the game, at the start menu press "Home" key

Click on Continue

Select Nolvus Reshade.ini

Click on "Continue" until you see this screen and click "Finish"

Nolvus Reshade preset is now installed.

Please Don't forget to endorse my Nolvus reshade on the Nexus, it helps a lot.

11.4 ENB Complex parallax Grass & Occlusion Mapping

this step is not necessary if you come from the auto installed version

Complex Parallax & Dynamic Cubemaps

Click here to download ENB Grass Collisions from nexusmods.com

When downloaded, extract the file somewhere and copy the col5\enbgrasscollisions.ini file into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Click here to download Parallax Occlusion Mapping from nexusmods.com

When downloaded, extract the file somewhere and copy the Best\enbcomplexparallax.ini file into your NOLVUS\STOCK GAME folder

Click here to download ENB Dynamic Cubemaps from nexusmods.com

When downloaded, install the mod as a regular mod in MO2, move it under the section 11. ENB & RESHADE and activate it.

Click here to download Subtle Eye Cubemap from nexusmods.com

When downloaded, install the mod as a regular mod in MO2, move it under the mod ENB Dynamic Cubemaps and activate it.

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