[Top 10] Best Skyrim Horror Mods For a Brand New Experience (2020)

Skyrim Horror Mods
10 Horror Mods that will make you jump and scream.

1. Darkend

Darkend Knights

There is no quest line in this Mod, but it’s still loads of fun. You travel to the island of Phalos and try to piece to together what happened. The atmosphere is super tense and some of the visuals are disturbing. Some say this mod is if Dark Souls and Skyrim had a baby. XBOX/PC

  • Tense atmosphere
  • Dark Souls Easter eggs
  • The artwork in this mod are scary on its own

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2. Vigilant (written in Japanese)

A member of the Vigilant taking arrows everywhere except 

If you played the Dawnguard from the Skyrim DLC you the Vigilant hunt demonic creatures. In this mod that is exactly what you will do, you will even get visits from serval Daedra! Unlike in most missions in Skyrim your choice and how you treat people matter, they have added a karma element just to sweeten the deal. PC

  • More weapons!
  • Fight or serve Daera
  • Explore creepy caves

Download here : https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/77406?tab=files


3. Undeath

Lord of the Necromancers

You get to lead a gang of necromancers through the holds of Skyrim tearing things up! It not all fun and games, to discover new and powerful spells you character must dive into the depths of new dungeons and face unseen foes. XBOX/PC

  • New spell
  • Powerful Draugers
  • Ghostly warriors

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/40607?tab=files


4. Clockwork

The guardian of clockwork

We all know the dwarven caves are creepy but in this mod you will  explore a cave, get stuck and end up in a strange clock themed house with two weird dwarven robots. Oh and there is a super creepy ghost lady following you through out the mission. XBOX/PC

  • Sound track will give you chills
  • Pop out scare tactics
  • Creepy ghost lady

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/77809?tab=files


5. Sacrosanct 

Vampire Lord sneaking into a victim's house

The thirst for blood is real in this mod. It is so strong that if you do not feed on a regular you will turn into a vampire fiend! The vampire lord tree gets a boost from 11 possible point to 30! If you love draining the life from victims, this is the mod for you. XBOX/PC

  • Walk on water
  • Turn your self into mist
  • Vampire war

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/80159


6. Monster Costume

Draugr Deathlord

I’ll admit this mod isn’t the scariest on the list but it is still within the horror theme we are going for. This mod allows you to walk around a drauger, that’s pretty much it, its just a fun mod to have. XBOX/PC/PS4

  • Walk around a Nordic zombie
  • Feast on the brains on your enemies(not really)

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/56537?tab=files


7. Halloween Mod

Werewolf of Skyrim

In this downloadable tale every city in the hold will be attacked my either werewolfs or hagravens. It sounds like fun until you see the carnage, the citizens of the city have absolutely no chance. . PS4 ONLY, there is no downloading, if you have a PS4 click the “mods” button on the title screen, search and enjoy

  • A lot of blood
  • Werewolfs attack in packs, easy to get overwhelmed
  • Giant hagravens



8. Undead Skyrim

A horde of undead roaming the holds of Skyrim

This was one of the scariest, the undead basically roam the countryside and kill anything in their path. They are pretty easy to kill if you get one or two but sometimes you will happen upon a pack of ten or more which kind of reminds you of Walking Dead meets Game of Thrones. PS4 ONLY, there is no downloading, if you have a PS4 click the “mods” button on the title screen, search and enjoy.

  • The number of undead in one place is unsettling
  • The variety of undead shocks you
  • There is no pattern 


9. Ring of Mass Necromancy

An army of undead soldiers

This one is pretty cool, once you have the ring you will be bale to command an army of undead soldiers. The more people they kill the more soldiers you will have! This is not limited to people, animals too! XBOX/PC/PS4

  • Command the undead
  • No limit to the amount of bodies you reanimate

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/2026?tab=files


10. The headless horseman returns

The Headless Horseman 

If you ride through Skyrim at night every once and a while you will get a glimpse of a ghostly headless horseman riding the dark roads. In this mod you will do battle with him and if you are skilled enough to defeat him you can take the mantel and ride the ghostly steed. XBOX/PC/PS4

  • He attacks out of now where
  • Lose your head
  • Ghostly horse

Download here: https://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/20730?tab=files

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