You No Longer Have to Feel Like a Castoff from Skyrim Bear Jamboree

Choose Your Framework:

FNIS was the only option in town for awhile, but Nemesis expanded on the theme, and now Dynamic Animation Replacer has completely changed the game. Just make sure that the mods that YOU want to use work with whichever you decide on. However, don’t assume that just because a mod description says that it requires FNIS that it won’t work with Nemesis; often that “requirement” was added when the only option was FNIS. So check around and see if others have been able to make it work, by reading the posts section on the mod page and searching Google/Reddit. (For those curious – I currently use Nemesis and DAR.)

Mod Suggestions

These range from general gameplay to combat, to a few other random things. I am an animation newbie myself, so this section will surely expand as I learn and try more. Keep in mind that if you are so inclined, there is a whole crazy, kinky, sexy world of animations out there for you to explore.

  • XP32 Maximum Skeleton Special Extended – XPMSE/XPMSSE (LE|SE)
  • FNIS PCEA2 – Player Exclusive Animations (Dynamic) (LE|SE)
  • Project New Reign – Nemesis PCEA (LE|SE)
  • Jump Behavior Overhaul (LE|SE)
  • Movement Behavior Overhaul (LE|SE)
  • Expressive Facial Animation – Female Edition (LE|SE)
  • Expressive Facial Animation – Male Edition (LE|SE)
  • 360 Walk and Run Plus (LE|SE)
  • EVG Conditional Idles (LE|SE)
  • EVG Animation Variance (LE|SE)
  • Immersive Animations (LE|SE)
  • Relaxed Sneak Animation (LE|SE)
  • TK Dodge (LE|SE)
  • 1hm and Dual Wield Animations Overhaul (LE|SE)
  • Dual Wield Improved Animation (LE|SE)
  • Blocking Animation Pack (LE|SE)
  • 3rd Person Dual Wield Animation Fix (SE)
  • Pretty Combat Animations (LE|SE)
  • Animated Eating Redux (SE)
  • A Skyrim Kiss (LE|SE)
  • Shake It – Dance Animations Full Version (LE|SE)

DAR Section

Because DAR is so different from the animations that need FNIS or Nemesis, I am adding it to it’s own section. These are literally every mod on the Nexus that has DAR as a requirement.


(DAR) Animation File Relocator – Hkanno Support
(DMC) Shiver Alpha – A Frostfall . Frostbite . CC Survival Animation Mod
(SGC) SkySA – Combat Behavior Compulsion
1st Person Dagger Stab with DAR
a WIP guide to overhaul melee combat
A Witcher’s Adventure
Acrobatic Dodge Animation for TK Dodge and CGO dodge (DAR)
Additional Attack
Akaviri Martial Art -3 stance- (one-handed animation for ABR)
Akaviri Martial Arts – Oriental Swordsmanship Redux
Animated Armoury – DAR Version – New Weapons with animations
Animated Heavy Armory – DAR version with enchantments animations and patches
Armor Traders 2
Armor Type Specific Animations
Artifact Animation Replacer – Wabbajack
Attack Animations and Movesets
Attack Behavior Revamp
Awakened Warrior Greatsword Animations SE
Black Flame Friede Dual-Wield Animations SE
Blunderbuss and Proto-pistol Animation
Buxom Wench Yuriana -Tank Healer Support Follower- and Captured Wenches Quests
Cancelable large stagger
Catwalk animation (SSE dynamic and normal port)
Children won’t use sexy animations
Chinese Localisation of Animated Armoury – New Weapons with third person animations SSE Version
Chivalry Of Tamriel (C.O.T)
CIWM – Custom Idle WheelMenu SE
Claw Animations for Animated Armoury – Orakin 2020 Animations
Cold Region Behavior – Beta Test
Combo Animation Framework
Conditional Armor Type Animations
cookeh’s conditional and random animations – CCARA DAR
Couch Lance – Convenient Horse Add-on
Dagger Unequip Animation DAR
DAR – Animated Fear (SE Port)
DAR – Dark Souls Animated Armoury – SE PORT
DAR – Dynamic Swimming
DAR – Less Creepy Cisero Dance
DAR – Modesty – Cover Yourself
DAR – Onehand Melee Exhaustion
DAR-PCEA (PC Exclusive Animations – Dynamic Animation Replacer Version)
Dark Knight Greatsword Animations SE
Dark Wraith sword animations for Skysa AMR
Diverse Random Normal Attack
Dodge Animation for CGO
Double Bed Spooning – DAR
Draw 2 – Dual Weapon Equip-Unequip Animations
Dynamic Animation Replacer – Crawl on all Fours Animation
Dynamic Animation Replacer – Flying and Hovering
Dynamic Animation Replacer Multiple Power Attacks Animations
Dynamic Casting Animations
Dynamic Random Female Idles V2
Dynamic Sitting Idles
Eating Animations and Sounds SE
Elder Souls – The Collection
Eltmer (Fairy Race) SE
Enemy Magelock – NPC Magic Casting Commitment
EVG Animation Variance
EVG Conditional Idles
Faster Mining Animation (DAR)
Faster Woodcutting Animation (DAR)
Feline Movement Animations for Khajits Only (FMAK) SSE
Female look out Idle (Normal and Dynamic conversion)
Feral – Claw Unarmed Attacks for Beast Races – Vampires – Werewolves
First Person Artifact Animation Replacer
First Person Combat Animations Overhaul (superceded)
First Person Combat Animations Overhaul 2.0 -SIZE MATTERS
Flying Sprint Animation DAR
FP Revo – First Person Enhanced Combat
Gender-specific Werewolf Transformation Sounds (Vampire Lords optional)
Genesis AR – Player Animation Rebuild
Get Up with Style (Dynamic Animation Replacer)
Glaive Master Animations SE
Go To Bed – DAR patch
Hallowed Sword Moveset
Hand to Hand Blocking Animation
HEMA Longsword animation
I’m Glad You’re Here – a follower and spouse appreciation mod – SSE
I’m glad you’re here – French version
Immersive Diving Animation
Immersive Interactions – Animated Actions
Immersive Interactions – Animated Actions – Spanish
Immersive Interactions – ITA
Immersive sprint animations SE
Injured Animations Dynamic Replacer SE
Jarl Sitting Animation Replacer – Vanilla – DAR – FNIS – Nemesis
Jump Behavior Overhaul
Kenjutsu Nyumon Animation
Knockout and Surrender – Non-Lethal Pacifist yielding options
Le Sentiment du Fer – HEMA Combat Overhaul SSE
Le Sentiment du Fer – TUDM Reanimated
Leaps of Faith – A Misc Quest
Leaps of Faith – A Misc Quest – Spanish
Levitation Animations DAR
Male Animations for Female – DAR
Male Idle Animation (dynamic port)
Movement Behavior Overhaul
New Scythe Animation Combo (2hw)
New Weapons Types and Animation Support
Northen Bro Moveset
Notch Arrows in Combat Only
Optimized Animations for First Person Camera mods
Ostentatious Swordsmen (A SAS style animation pack)
Parkour in Skyrim (A Jump Animations Replacer)
Perks 125 skill lvl
Pet The Dog – Animations
Races Base IA – Improved Core Animation Rebuilder
Random Diverse empty Dynamic animation block behavior folder. Insert your favourite animations.
Realistic Ide’s Animation
Rolling after landing (Controllable)
Rugged Blade Warrior (A SAS animation set)
Rumple’s Dual Wield Idle
Sabimaru – SkySA Dual Wield Moveset
Sekiro Cloud Passage – SkySA Moveset
Sekiro Sword Combo Animation
Sekiro Whirlwind Slash
Sexy Combat Animations (conversion and DAR version)
Sexy Random Idles (simple and dynamic)
Sexy Sit Animations (conversion)
Shield animations (Captain America)
Shinobi Combat – Sekiro in Skyrim
Side Kick Bash Replacer – SSE Port
SIdeSaddle Combat Animations
Silver Bowblade
Simple Pistol Shooting Animation by Loop(Include standalone pistol and crossbow) – SSE
Simple Potion Drinking Animation by Loop – SSE
Simple Sprint and Sneak Dodge Animation Replacer
Sindel SE
Sit Crosslegged SE
Sky Idles SE
Sky Sprint SE
Skyrim Spear Mechanic and OMEGA Heavy Armory Enchanted patch
Skyrim Spear Mechanic SE
Skyrim’s Paraglider
Smooth Combat non Combat Animation
Smooth Combo Animation Framework Fix
Smooth DAR Combat Dodge – Animation Replacer Addon
Smooth Heavy Armor Count
Smooth Magic Casting Animation
Smooth Staff Animation
Snuggly Vanilla Laydown Idles – DAR Variance
Soarin’ Over Skyrim – A flying mod
Souls 1 Handed and Gun Idle
Sound For TK Dodge SE
Spaghetti Western – Western style revolver and rifle in skyrim
Spice up your Skyrim
Stances – Dynamic Animation Sets
Stay In Shape – A Pumping Iron Addon
Subtle Jump
Superb Babe Knight Moveset
Take a Seat – New DAR Sitting Animations
Tavern Dancers of Skyrim Raks Sharki
The old Warrior ( God Of War Inspired Combo Aninmation set )
There Is No Umbra – Chapter I (now deprecated -get Chapter II instead)
There Is No Umbra – Chapter II
There Is No Umbra – Chapter II – French Version
THOR Mace idle Animation DAR
Throw Item Animation for Glenmoril
Thu’um – Fully Animated Shouts
TK Dodge SE – TDM custom compatible patch
Toony Skeletal Shock Effect SE
True Spear Combat – DAR
Unarmed 4-Direcitonal Power Attacks
Unarmed Fighter Animations
Unarmed Street Fighter SkySa Animations
UNDERDOG – Animations
Unique NPC Overhaul – Lydia the Shieldmaiden
Unique Player Throne Animation
Vanargand Animations – Sneak idle walk and run
Vanargand Animations – Sneak Thrust Attacks
Vicar Amelia Follower
Walk With Elegance – Dynamic animations for heels long dresses and more
Weapon buff by Loop – SSE
Weapon Exhaustion (An Animation Replacer)
Weapon Type Specific Animations(DAR)
Werewolf Howl Adjustment
Wurim Palace – Dao Dao Follower – Yin Yan Fire Queen (Standalone)


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