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Making a balanced yet fun loot system in any game is a monumental undertaking.
Not only do you have to take the fun factor into account, but you also have to balance it properly to not turn the game into a total snorefest.
The Skyrim loot system isn’t particularly exciting. Probably to keep the game as balanced as possible.
But getting some pretty poor items after a boss encounter is definitely not so fun either.
Thankfully, we have some amazing mods that alter this setup so you’re actually excited to get new loot again.
6. Scarcity (Less Loot)
A mod that makes loot more scarce?
And what are the advantages here?
Quite a few, actually. Especially if you’ve installed tons of mods already.
With the Scarcity – Less Loot mod on, you’ll start getting less loot (even modded loot).
Some feel this can make the game more balanced, and it makes finding rare items more rewarding.
You can decide how much you want to adjust the loot scarcity too. There’s easily customizable settings, so it’s not like you’re completely stuck with mod defaults.
5. Quick Loot
Is it too much to ask for a simple & functional looting menu?
It seems so, apparently. Since the one in Skyrim is so darn clunky.
Thankfully, Bethesda learned their lesson and introduced a much better looting menu in Fallout 4 – which has now made the jump to Skyrim with this customized loot mod.
Simple and straight to the point.
If you’re a fan of Fallout 4, you’ll adjust to this one pretty quickly.
4. Auto Harvest II
I love looting as much as any other guy.
But I just hate how much time it takes sometimes!
Well if you don’t want to play with vanilla settings, you can download Auto Harvest 2.
This mod introduces some different harvesting and looting options, able to suit any player’s needs.
Even those of players who want things to be as lore-friendly as possible, this mod can fit right in.
3. More Interesting Loot
So here’s an interesting one (can’t you tell by the name?)
More Interesting Loot simply tweaks the quantity and variety of items found in Boss treasure chests.
It adds over 1,000 new enchanted items, lowering the chances of receiving useless items after having survived a battle for your life.
Doesn’t this make boss battles exciting again?
It sure does for me.
2. Morrowind Miscellania
Do you remember how good loot used to be in Morrowind compared to Skyrim?
Well I do. And I can’t be alone on that.
Morrowing Miscellania is the perfect mod to download for those nostalgia fans like myself who really cannot stand how mediocre the Skyrim loot system is.
Offering a complete overhaul of the vast majority of items included in the base game, Skyrim will no longer feel the same. But in a good way.
1. Morrowloot Ultimate
Everything that Morrowing Miscellania does as a mod, Morrowloot Ultimate brings to the next level.
This mod only overhauls tons of items from the base game. But of course, that’s not all!
It also makes loot more valuable depending on its rarity level.
Since most rare weapons and armors are now more effective than before (and we want all the best stuff, right?), Morrowloot Ultimate also rebalances the game so that the experience continues to be both fair and somewhat challenging.
How’s this for a proper overhaul?