If one thing is for certain it’s that the land of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim isn’t lacking of places to explore. From the fog-laden Riften to the labyrinthine caverns of Markarth, players have a lot to keep them busy. But, Skyrim is just one region in the huge world that is Tamriel, and does not include locations from previous games such as Cyrodiil and Morrowind.
Another location, far from the shores of Skyrim, is the land of the Bosmer elves, Valenwood. And a new mod to Skyrim now lets players explore this area and also join the fight against the oppressive Thalmor rule.
Assault on Valenwood is available now with its own detailed map and some instructions for those trying to maximize their time in Valenwood. This mod is just one amongst the millions available for Skyrim, which is by now a 10-year old game. This mod is specifically compatible with Skyrim: Special Edition version 1.5.73 and above. The mod also requires players to have all of Skyrim’s DLC including Dawngaurd, Dragonborn, and Hearthfire.
Assault on Valenwood is set during the time period when there is no longer a peace treaty between The Empire and the Aldmeri Dominion. The Aldmeri Dominion is an alliance created by the High Elf supremacist faction, the Thalmor. Their reign over Valenwood has sent the region into turmoil and players can expect assistance from the local Bosmer, Khajiit, and the attacking Imperial forces as well.
The mod is created by Nexus user theblackfist and is 2.6GB in size. theblackfist’s mod also uses another mod called Valenwood which was created by another modder named Coleman. Coleman’s mod is a complete recreation of Valenwood for Skyrim. Coleman has also created a location mod for Argonia, which can be downloaded using the same file set as the Valenwood mod.
For players who are eager to jump into the skirmishes occurring in Valenwood, theblackfist has some tips. Stock up on potions and find a strong companion or two to bring along with you, as there are a lot of Thalmor waiting.
To begin the main quest of this mod, players need to travel to the city of Solitude and find the dock area. Once there, board the ship named “The Avenger”, search for a trap door and open it. Then, get ready to fight the Aldmeri Dominion and free Valenwood from the clutches of the High Elf.
About The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition includes the regular Skyrim’s entire story along with every DLC. The Special Edition brings tons of new improvements.
The game packs improved artwork, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and more.
This role-playing action game plot takes players to the events that took place 200 years after the end of Oblivion.
Set in the land of Skyrim, the story involves Dovah-Kiin aka the Dragon Born who is on a crusade to defeat Alduin or else the entire world will be burned to the ground and be all demolished.