No more Shock sounds!
I have replaced all the shock sounds i could find and altered the colors of shock effects which use the texture gradients to green and red. Unfortunately many effects colors are embedded in their mesh.nif. But in combination with all my changes it seems i managed to remove those pesky flickering effects and the effects whos color i couldn’t change don’t look like lightning due their shapes and textures being changed anyway.
I used NVDIAs texture tools exporter to edit the .dds of the flickering and set to an alpha of -2, AKA transparent.
- all shock sounds changed
- many shock effects recolored to green or red
- Flickering on sparks, storm atronach etc.. removed.
- A couple meshes i previously missed, found and altered
I am manually altering spell effects with custom Anti Magic effects or fire and frost. and sparks to use fire or frost visuals and changing the description to match: Affected magic effects so far: crShockDamageConcAimed – Sparks ShockDamageFFAimed75 -ThunderBolt I quickly realized the above was dumb and gonna take ages, so im now attempting to…
With this mod the aim is to eliminate all vanilla references to shock, including sounds and visuals. So far ive removed the shock spells from J’zargo and gave him a much more sensible spell arsenal (he doesn’t even have his own “J’zargos flame cloak in vanilla). A little extra mana, and the destruction tree perks….