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All-In-One Installer (SE/AE)

Important: You will need to install (or have already installed) Kaidan 2.1.1 by Liv Templeton before loading the Installer. Then overwrite Kaidan 2.1.1 with the Installer.

Download Kaidan 2.1.1 from Nexus here


This is our all-in-one fomod installer for our mods. This installer can be used on any version of SE/AE. To install, download the file and then select the ‘Install from File’ option in your mod-manager. Please note: Even if you are only installing one or two of the mods below, we still recommend using it as it will handle all mod conflicts and plugin order. All patches are optional and can be ticked/unticked during the installation process.

Important: Rosalind replacers will need a patch to work with Immersive Features or they will break the Daedric quest.


Please Note: The current AiO includes Kaidan – Extended Edition and is therefore NOT compatible with the Nexus version here. (This includes “compatibility” patches). If you wish to use the updated version of Extended Edition, please see the note and link at the bottom of the page.

Any Kaidan mods/patches not mentioned on the load order page are unsupported and will very likely conflict.

Download the AiO Installer here:

Changelog

Immersive Features Version 57.5

New content

  • A Bard in Wolf's Clothing: new quest - a brand new NPC has some tea on Vilkas, to start this quest wait until you hear Kaidan and Farkas discuss Vilkas being smug af
  • With You All The Way: honeymoon quest - will work with any of the wedding options, just talk to Kaidan after the wedding (but not inside whiterun city)
  • New kawk - this is mostly idles to fill in the blank space between finishing the friendship quest and putting on the AOM
  • Multiple new optional player conversations with Brynjolf and Ulfric
  • Brawk - it's like kawk but for Brynjolf (has a different flavor though)
  • New greetings, goodbye and bump lines for Kaidan
  • New locational comments/lore drops
  • The twins are now CW quest aware
  • New dialogue for the Cidhna Mine/Forsworn Conspiracy questline
  • New lockpicking comments
  • New animations (make sure to run FNIS/Nemesis after updating)
  • New conversation about tentardis
  • New conversation about enchanting table
  • Lots more little random bits and pieces

Fixes and changes to existing content

  • More animation fixes including the wedding scene
  • Lots of new line conditioning and subtitle fixes
  • You can access the tent storage through dialogue with Kaidan outside the tent

New Patches

  • Small ESL patch for USSEP that carries some records over
  • Race compatibility patch (should work with most custom races)

Updated Patches

  • Completionist

Immersive Features Version 54.7

  • Resolved the issue where Kaidan wasn't walking over for an animation

Immersive Features Version 54.6

  • Fixed an issue where an animation package was stopping them from playing
  • Added an option for no skylighting in the tent
  • Added a condition to a Bryn line during the meetup
  • Remapped the rug at the Bryn meetup to vanilla pathing

Immersive Features Version 54.5

  • Immersive features now has over 10,000 unique voice lines!!!
  • Sandwich for the Hunter quest: You can now buy the recipe from Thoring and make the sandwich for Kaidan at any cookpot. Multiple horker meats added at once will now tally properly and some minor bugfixes.
  • (Another) Bounty for the Hunter quest: There are now both Imperial and Stormcloak versions of the guard that arrests Kaidan
  • A Meeting By The Lake: added a misc quest where you meet Brynjolf during the TG questline. This includes new conversations with both Kaidan and - Brynjolf, lots of dialogue options, and will make the entire Brynjolf storyline more cohesive
  • Kaidan's 'Fade to Black' scenes have been reworked with a much slower fade in/out, a time jump (5 hours) and a buff added afterwards (Warrior's Embrace)
  • Three new animations (one sweet, one loving, one spicy) that have all been linked to dialogue lines
  • 63 new random Jorrvaskr convos that are repeatable with: Kodlak, Tilma, Vilkas, Ria, Njada, Athis and Torvar
  • Vilkas and Kaidan will sometimes spar in the training yard at Jorrvaskr
  • Kaidan will sometimes use the training dummies and archery targets in the training yard at Jorrvaskr
  • Kaidan will sometimes practise archery in the tent
  • The tent now uses Skylighting which will allow for beautiful sunsets and rainy days
  • Tent planter patches will now match the tent floor, tent grass is no longer a vanilla path but uses dandelions
  • Scouting fixes: Kaidan will detect all bad guys including draugr in sarcophagi and modded bad guys without the need for a patch
  • Some random NPC convos, particularly in towns, will be much more likely to fire quickly
  • New greeting and bump lines
  • Fratpack conversations about becoming DB and becoming Thane of WR will now play at the correct times
  • Existing conversation between Kaidan and Kodlak is now able to play before you become DB
  • New conversation between Kaidan and DB about Kodlak's death
  • Kaidan convo about Vex reworked to be less problematic
  • Kaidan will only ask for arrows if he has very few in his inventory of any kind, not just steel arrows
  • Kaidan has more quest AI packages where he will wait at appropriate positions during big quest moments
  • Magic inventory art for Kaidan Options and Warrior's Embrace
  • Lots of lines have much better conditioning so that they are more likely to fire at the appropriate moments
  • Bugfixes, subtitle fixes and other minor tweaks

Patches that have been updated to carry over changes

  • Lux patches
  • Eating Animations and Sounds patch
  • Mandragora Kynareth statue patch
  • Museum Shipment Crate patch
  • Keep It Clean patch
  • Water for ENB patch
  • I4 patches
  • Completionist patches
  • A Cat's Life patch
  • Mihail's Housecats patch

INDIVIDUAL MODS

If you would prefer to individually install the mod files, they are available here. Please keep in mind that you will need to do some conflict resolution with this method, please visit our Load Order page for the correct mod load order. Mods that are not ESL are in teal.


Extended Edition V14.9

Adds thousands of new dialogue lines to Kaidan. Includes immersive dialogue options to reduce Kaidan’s swearing and initiate a drunk AI package. Quest commentary for most major Skyrim quests, DLC quests and hundreds of lines of idle dialogue. Now includes the Drinking Patch and Cussing patch so those are no longer additional mods. There is also an option (that is off by default) to have Kaidan flirt with you before putting on the Amulet of Mara. Includes an MCM with the ability to turn on/off many of Kaidan’s options, check quest stages and more.

Kaidan – Extended Edition – Earlier Amulet

This will revert when Kaidan notices you wearing an Amulet of Mara to the stage from the original Kaidan mod (Stage 35+ of friendship quest).

Kaidan – Extended Edition – Earlier Amulet (IF)

This will revert when Kaidan notices you wearing an Amulet of Mara to the stage from the original Kaidan mod (Stage 35+ of friendship quest). This version will also work for the amulet that Erik gives you.

Kaidan – Skyrim’s Got Talent Patch

Kaidan will now respond to you playing and also have a voice when you ask him to play with you.

Requirements: Skyrim’s Got Talent

Kaidan – Dirt and Blood Patch

Kaidan has voiced responses and will bathe with you in Dirt and Blood.

Requirements: Dirt and Blood

Kaidan – ASLAL Patch

Most of the Alternate Start dialogue has been placed in the main EE mod for people who don’t use ASLAL, but the things relevant to ASLAL is in this little patch, it contains lines for going to Helgen when Alduin flies off. As the events are so closely placed together it’s best to walk there and not run.

Requirements: Alternate Start Live Another Life

Kaidan – Beyond Skyrim Bruma Patch

Adds dialogue for Kaidan for Beyond Skyrim – Bruma.

Requirements: Beyond Skyrim – Bruma

Kaidan I4 Patch (Red) V2.0

Gives Kaidan’s items unique icons when using Inventory Interface Information Injector. Use only this OR the uncolored version, not both. Set this very low in your load order.

Requirements: Inventory Interface Information Injector

Kaidan I4 Patch (Uncolored) V2.0

Gives Kaidan’s items unique icons when using Inventory Interface Information Injector. Use only this OR the red version, not both. Set this very low in your load order.

Requirements: Inventory Interface Information Injector

Kaidan – I’m Glad You’re Here Patch

This changes the dialogue “Every day I understand you less and less” to “I love you more every day”.

Requirements: I’m Glad You’re Here

Kaidan – Auto Sleep For Me Now Patch

Kaidan will now have a voice for the Auto Sleep For Me Now Mod.

Requirements: Auto Sleep For Me Now

Kaidan – Completionist Patch V2.0

Unofficial patch for Completionist that will allow items, books, weapons and armor from Kaidan and Extended Edition to be marked off in Completionist. Requires Completionist NG Version 4.0.0.1 or higher.

Requirements: Completionist – Skyrim Completion Tracker (NG)

Kaidan IF – Completionist Patch V3.0

Unofficial patch for Completionist that will allow items, books, weapons and armor from Kaidan- Immersive Features to be marked off in Completionist. Requires Completionist NG Version 4.0.0.1 or higher. Can be used alongside the original Kaidan Completionist Patch.

Requirements: Completionist – Skyrim Completion Tracker (NG)

Kaidan IF – CACO Patch

Reverts the planters in Kaidan’s tent to vanilla for compatibility with CACO.

Requirenments: CACO

Immersive Features V57.5

Thousands of NPC interactions, including detailed storylines woven into The Companions, Thieves Guild and Civil War. Optional (off by default) expansion to Kaidan’s Daedric quest (Ashes of His Past). Also includes options for NPCs to show interest in Kaidan prior to you beginning a relationship with him.
Kaidan will remember things that you say and respond to them appropriately. Includes new romance conversations, adds custom animations, Kaidan will scout ahead in a dungeon, lead the way to major cities or the nearest pub, Kaidan will set up camp (adds both a small and large tent that he can set up), fish or hunt, take you to a hot springs soaking spot, sleep next to you, walk beside you and more.
Adds a buff you get from ‘fade-to-black’ scenes with Kaidan. Adds 2 minor quests for Kaidan. Adds an option to tell Kaidan you don’t drink which will nuke a lot of alcohol references. Includes Kaidan – Lap Sitting so you can delete that if you already have it. Adds a lesser power called Kaidan Options. Animation settings can be adjusted through the MCM. Also adds a comment frequency slider that can be used to control how chatty Kaidan is.

Kaidan – Lux Patch V4.0

Adds compatibility between Lux and Kaidan.

Requirements: Lux

Immersive Features – Keep It Clean V4.0

Flags the large tent in Immersive Features as a bathroom so that the bath can be used with Keep It Clean.

Requirements: Keep It Clean

Immersive Features – Water For ENB V3.0

Carries over water changes from Water for ENB (Shades of Skyrim ONLY) to the bath in Kaidan’s tent.

Requirements: Water For ENB

Immersive Features – Eating Anims & Sounds V2.0

Patches the Horker Sandwich to use the eating animations from Eating Animation and Sounds SE. Also requires AnimObject Swapper.

Requirements: Eating Animations & Sounds
Requirements: Base Object Swapper

Legacy of the Dragonborn Patch V4.1

Adds idle and quest related dialogue for Legacy of the Dragonborn. Includes Book Covers of Skyrim retexture for the books added by Extended Edition (by Bectile). Also adds a Museum Shipment Crate to Kaidan’s tent.

Requirements: Legacy of the Dragonborn

LOTD Museum Crate Patch V2.0

Adds a Museum Shipment Crate to Kaidan’s tent (previously included in the LotD patch but is now seperate and optional)

Requirements: Legacy of the Dragonborn

Book Covers of Skyrim Patch

Included in the Legacy of the Dragonborn Patch (recommended if NOT using LotD patch).
Retextures the unique books added by Kaidan Extended Edition to match the Book Covers of Skyrim mod. Credit for the original Book Covers of Skyrim by DanielCoffey.

Recommended: Book Covers of Skyrim

Kaidan – Cheesemod Patch V1.0

Adds idle dialogue for Cheesemod. Requires the Cheesemod patch for Legacy of the Dragonborn.

Requirements: Legacy of the Dragonborn
Requirements: Cheesemod for Everyone

Kaidan – Inigo Banter Patch

Adds 30+ conversations between Kaidan and Inigo. Our favorite Akaviri and Khajiit will discuss fighting strategies, chickens, places they’ve been and more.

Requirements: Inigo

Kaidan – Rumarin (3DNPC) Patch

Adds dialogue between Kaidan and Rumarin from Interesting NPCs.

Requirements: 3DNPC

Kaidan – SMP HIMBO Refit

Requires one of the main files from Kaidan’s Armor Revamoed

Kaidan IF – Ars Metallica Patch

Patches the smelter in Kaidan’s tent to use the smithing perk from Ars Metallica.

By Katschaba
Requirements: Ars Metallica

Race Compatibility Patch

Allows Kaidan’s comments regarding player race to use keywords added by RaceCompatibility. Recommended if you are using a custom player race.

Requirements: Race Compatibility

Transgressions Unknown V1.3

Adds an immersive way to find Kaidan with a quest. TW for audio of Kaidan screaming from the prison. Not compatible with other mods that alter the way that you find Kaidan. Bounty notices done by the incredible artists on the Kaidan Discord server.

Kaidan – Survival Base Mod V1.8

Ask Kaidan for survival tips, to light a campfire, to give you food or water, for survival advice or to rent a room at the closest tavern. Includes lots of idle dialogue. This functions best when used with one of the patches for a needs mod. Please note that this mod does not require CC Survival and also does not support CC Survival integration.

Survival – iNeed Integration V 1.5

Requires the Base Survival Mod (above)
Kaidan will react to your needs for iNeed and offer you food, water or suggest you rest when tired. If follower support is enabled, Kaidan will also react to his own needs. Compatible with both iNeed and iNeed – Continued.

Requirements: iNeed OR
Requirements: iNeed Continued

Survival – Sunhelm Integration V1.0

Requires the Base Survival Mod (above)
Kaidan will react to your needs for Sunhelm, and offer you food, water or suggest you rest when tired.

Requirements: Sunhelm

Survival – Sunhelm Cold Integration V1.0

Requires the Base Survival Mod (above)
Kaidan will react to your cold level when using Sunhelm Cold.

Requirements: Sunhelm

Survival – Last Seed Integration V1.0

Requires the Base Survival Mod (above)
Kaidan will react to your needs forLast Seed and offer you food, water or suggest you rest when tired. If follower support is enabled, Kaidan will also react to his own needs.

Requirements: Last Seed

Survival – Frostfall Integration V1.0

Requires the Base Survival Mod (above)
Kaidan will react to your cold level when using Frostfall.

Requirements: Frostfall

Survival – EASS Patch V1.0

Patches the food you can give Kaidan to use the eating animations from Eating Animation and Sounds SE.

Requirements: Eating Animations & Sounds

Kaidan Loading Screens V3.0

Adds 61 loading screens featuring Kaidan. Screenshots by the Kaidan discord server.Will not replace existing load screens, just adds to them.

Kaidan – LotD Painting Replacer

Replaces most of the paintings in Legacy of the Dragonborn museum with Kaidan images. Images were taken by the members of the Kaidan discord server.

Requirements: Legacy of the Dragonborn

Kaidan – A Cat’s Life Patch V3.0

Adds a cat to Kaidan’s tent as well as idle markers and beds for cats.

Requirements: A Cat’s Life

Kaidan – Mihail’s Housecats Patch V3.0

Adds a cat to Kaidan’s tent.

Requirements: Mihail’s Housecats

Kaidan – Kynareth Statue Patch V2.0

The Kynareth shrine in Kaidan’s tent will use the statue mesh from Mandragorasprouts replacer.

Requirements: Statue of Kynareth

Deadlands Temple SMIM Patch

Changes the bones in Deadlands Temple to use the SMIM meshes.

Requirements: SMIM

USSEP Patch

Patches the innkeeper quest to changes made in USSEP.

Requirements: USSEP

EXTENDED EDITION

The all in one installer includes Extended Edition however it is not compatible with the updated Nexus version of EE (anything after 14.9). If you would like to use BWB’s newest updates, you will need to use version 1.9.6 of the All In One Installer: Download
Please note that this version is missing a lot of newer content and fixes however it is stable and will be compatible with updated Extended Edition versions. We cannot offer support for it however, any questions should be directed to the Extended Edition Nexus page.