Shaders and Patches


Even Seedier Eight Plates - Morag Tong Polished Patch VIsual overhaul of the Eight Plates tavern in Balmora, combined with an expansion of the NPC and dialogue overhaul from Von Djangos' The Seedy Plates
  • Files to install:
    • ESEP - Morag Tong Polished Patch
You need to rename the .esp file in this mod! In MO2, double click the mod and go to the Filetree tab. Right click an rename the esp to Morag Tong Polished.esp
Even Seedier Eight Plates is merged into BCOM - no need to install the main file
Beautiful Cities of Morrowind - Patches Patches for various mods
  • Files to install:
    • Beautiful Cities of Morrowind - Patches
On MO2 installation, it does not matter if you install too many mods, we will go over the individual ESPs later again:
  • On MO2 installation, check the following options in the installer:
    • Patches
      • Patch for Purists
      • Concept Art Plantations
      • Arvesa - An Armigers Tale
      • Mandas Manor
      • Siege at Firemoth
    • OAAB Foyada Mamaea Overhaul -> OAAB Foyada Mamaea Overhaul
    • Animated Morrowind -> Animated Morrowind
    • Rise of House Telvanni -> RoHT 2.0
    • Abots Boats -> Abots Boats
    • Abots Boats for Tomb of the Snow Prince -> Boats for TOTSP
    • Abot's Gondoliers -> yes
    • Abots Silt Striders -> Abots Silt Striders
    • TR_Travels -> TR_Travels
    • Yet Another Guard Diversity -> Regular
    • More Patches
      • Province Cyrodiil
      • Ebonheart Underworks
    • Select all that apply
      • Morrowind Anticheese
      • Bounty Hunter Assignments
      • Realistic Repair Addon
    • Mines and Caverns -> Mines and Caverns
    • Select all that apply
      • Velothi Wall Art
      • Velothi Wall Art Re-Addon
    • Select all that apply
      • The Publicans
      • Glass Domes
      • Store Entrance Chimes
      • Far From Home
    • Select all that apply
      • 📃 The Sanguine Rose
      • Main Quest Overhaul
      • Mamaea Awakened
      • 📃 Ashfall interop
      • OAAB Pomegranates
      • Tel Aruhn Chronicles quest and Yansirramus Overhaul addon
      • Foreign Quarter Market Square
Various compatibility patches for HOTV Tomb of the Snow prince Solstheim Overhaul Various patches, including the White Wolf of Lokken, Wanderes of Solstheim, Children of Morrowind, Thirsk Expanded ongoing project
  • Files to install:
    • The Moldy Horker - TOTSP Solstheim - Animated Morrowind
    • Various Patches for Tomb of the Snow prince - All in One
  • Double click the mod in MO2 and go to the Optional ESPs tab, move to the left (make optional):
    • BT_Whitewolf_2_0_TOTSP.esm
    • Grandfather Frost - TOTSP.ESP
    • Thirsk Expanded for TOTSP.ESP
    • Tomb of snow prince_MW_Chilren_Patch.ESP
After installation
  • Run Wrye Mash (mash64) in Mod Organizer 2.
  • In the Mods tab, select BM_S_Inn - (Vanilla Inns - Animated Morrowind).ESP
  • Right click -> Repair Refs
Ashlander Traders - Remastered - BCOM and Wares Brother Juniper's excellent Ashlander Traders mod, edited for compatibility and extra dialogue. Adds Ashlander Traders who will sometimes appear in Balmora, Ald-ruhn, or Suran.
  • Files to install:
    • Ashlander Traders Remastered - BCOM and Wares
Ownership Overhaul Patches Compatibility patches for canton mods.
  • On MO2 installation, check the following options in the installer:
    • 00 Glass Domes of Vivec
    • 01 No-Frills Closed Molag Mar
    • 01 No-Frills Open Arena
    • 02 Solstheim Tomb of the Snow Prince


⭐📃 Pixel Shader Style Water for MGE XE A modernized version of the pixel shader water from vanilla Morrowind, which aims to replicate the texture, transparency, and artistic feeling of the original mercurial water, without duplicating its low resolution.
⭐📃 MGE XE Shader Pack A compilation of a handful of community-made shaders.
External Link to the download.
  • On MO2 installation, check the following options in the installer:
    • 00 Core
⭐✨ Zesterer's OpenMW Shaders Photorealistic shaders for Morrowind
Per-pixel lighting enabled Light clamping disabled
⭐✨ Zesterer's Volumetric Cloud & Mist Mod for OpenMW A volumetric clouds mod for OpenMW
Enable post-processing shaders in your settings.cfg.

Shader setup

  • Run MGE XE in Mod Organizer 2.
  • In the Graphics tab, click Enable shaders.
  • Click Shader setup....
  • On the Set active shaders window, click Modding >>>.
  • Double click on the corresponding shader under Available shaders to activate.
  • Under Active Shaders have the following:
Underwater Interior Effects
Underwater Effects
Special Process
Eye Adaptation (HDR)
  • Click Save after setting up your shader chain.
Note that all of these shaders, minus the ones added by mods and which thus won't work without them enabled, are optional. In particular, Special Process tends to be divisive.