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Amorous Adventures is a The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mod created by Foxfingers, adding new dialog interactions and sidequests involving many NPCs from the base game.

The premise is to add "romance" to the game, with the new dialogs leading to sidequests allowing the seduction of the many citizens of Skyrim. Said sidequests are usually closely connected to Vanilla quests (both optional and main questlines), while adding new content of their own: for instance, Aela's romance quest follows the main Companions questline. Progressing or completing the quests unlock some of the involved NPCs as Optional Sexual Encounter. Also, since progression in the romance quests is closely linked to Vanilla quests, doing a playthrough with this mod may allow the discovery of Vanilla sidequests you initially missed. The new dialog is all fully voiced.

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While set as an "adult" mod on the Nexus, the base download ("Clean version") only contains quests and dialogs, while sex scenes are replaced by a fade to black. Playing the "Dirty version" (i.e. the addition of playable sex scenes) requires either the installation of a compatible mod adding sex animations or getting another specific version of the mod from a website specialized in adult modding.

     A list of the available romantic partners 
  • Adrianne Avenicci
  • Aela the Huntress
  • Ahlam
  • Annekke Crag-Jumper
  • Aranea Ienith
  • Borgakh the Steel Heart
  • Brelyna
  • Camilla Valerius
  • Carlotta Valentia
  • Danica Purespring
  • Endarie
  • Faralda
  • Farkas
  • Gerdur
  • Idgrod the Younger
  • Illdi
  • Illia
  • Ingun Black-Briar
  • Irileth
  • Jarl Elisif The Fair
  • Jonna
  • Jordis the Sword-Maiden
  • Legate Rikke
  • Lisette
  • Lydia
  • Lynly Start-Sund
  • Mirabelle
  • Mjoll the Lioness
  • Nirya
  • Njada Stonearm
  • Pantea Ateia
  • Ralof
  • Ria
  • Saadia
  • Sapphire
  • Senna
  • Serana
  • Sybille Stentor
  • Sylgia
  • Taarie
  • Temba Wide-Arm
  • Valerica
  • Vilkas
  • Ysolda

Note the mod doesn't alter the list of followers and spouses. Also, almost all of the romantic partners are female, the only exceptions being Vilkas, Farkas, and Ralof. That being said, the new dialog has been written to make them gender-neutral and each romance quest is available regardless of the Dragonborn's gender.

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The mod requires Dawnguard to run. The Nexus version can be found here (for the classical Skyrim) or here (for Skyrim Special Edition).

Warning: the examples contain unmarked spoilers to the game's vanilla content.


Amorous Adventures Provides Examples Of:

  • Action Girl: Beside all the vanilla followers involved in the new quests, the mod turns Elisif the Fair into one, as she personnally takes part in a quest as a follower. Dialogs give her a backstory as a pitfighter.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Aerin is quite a bit more on the villainous side than in Vanilla, as this mod makes him into a slaver.
  • Aerith and Bob: "Curse of the Dead Bride" has unique Forsworn named So-Crates, Billy the Kidd, and Bob "Gengis" Khan, which clash with the usual Vanilla Forsworn/Reachmen names, since they are inspired by ancient Celtic names.
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  • Anti-Frustration Features: Once they become one of your love interests, the romanceable NPCs dialogs offer an option to manually flag them "essential" (i.e. immortal.)
  • Arranged Marriage: Borgakh the Steel Heart is the daughter of the chief of the Orc stronghold of Mor Khazgur, and is supposed to marry Chief Mauhulakh of Narzulbur, if the curse who killed Mauhulakh's previous wives is lifted. The Dragonborn and Borgakh's quick investigation discover that the wives have been poisoned by Mauhulak's jealous aunts. Since Borgakh wasn't very eager to have an arranged marriage, and is even less eager to be murdered, the Dragonborn pretends to go visiting the Orc god's shrine to look for a way to fix the "curse, then makes up a tales about being unable to fix the issue.
  • Ascended Extra: Ingun Black-Briar takes on a rather sizable role in "Love and Death in Riften", whereas in the vanilla game, she's only involved in 1 miscellaneous quest.
  • Bad Samaritan: A major reveal in the Riften quest is that Aerin didn't save Mjoll's life out of kindness but to magically turn her into a sex slave.
  • Badass Gay: You can romance several followers (Vilkas, Farkas, Aela, Ria, Lydia, Mjoll, Serana, etc.) regardless of the Dragonborn's gender.
  • Battle Couple: Some of the Vanilla followers who were already available as potential spouses in the unmodded game are also some of the love interests from the mod (Aela the Huntress, Borgakh the Steel Heart, Farkas, Jordis the Sword-Maiden, Lydia, Mjoll the Lioness, Njada Stonearm, Ria, Vilkas). Also, some followers who aren't marriable are available as romantic partners (Annekke Crag-Jumper, Aranea Ienith, Serana, and Elisif the Fair.)
  • The Bear: The Dragonborn learns from Adrianne Avenicci that her Ulfberth War-Bear is homosexual (he isn't a romance partner for the Dragonborn, but his wife is). Aside the "Bear" in his name, Ulfberth is a muscular man with a huge beard.
  • Bleached Underpants: The classical Skyrim version of the mod available on the Nexus offers compatibility with a sex mod. The Special Edition port of Amorous Adventures available on the Nexus doesn't. (This is because the mod in question is not compatible with Special Edition.)note .
  • Body Double: In the last quest of her questline, because of the magical murder attempt that have be foiled in the previous quest, Elisif put a body double in her place in the Blue Palace, while she follows the Dragonborn to clean two dungeons. When they were absent, the body double is kidnapped and Elisif follows the Dragonborn to rescue her. The body double's real name is never revealed; she is a bard and her face has been altered by Riften's Face Sculptor to become Elisif's perfect look-alike. Note that, technically speaking, the body double is the vanilla Elisif NPC, while the "real" Elisif is a new NPC with a follower AI package added by the mod.
  • Cash Gate: Advancing the Solitude questline involves a Vanilla one: one of the many prerequisites to start the "Curse Of The Dead Bride" quest requires to be Thane of Haafingar, which itself requires to own Proudspire Manor in Solitude. This mansion costs 25,000 Septims and is the most expensive house of the unmodded game.
  • Chastity Couple: Played with. Since the mod doesn't involve all the Vanilla legit spousesnote , you can very well play a Dragonborn who has dozen of romantic adventures and has sex with many people except their official wife/husband.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: The Dragonborn. Some of the pick-up lines they use to start the romance quests are very unsubtle, but completing the quests (and unlocking a new love interest) usually requires helping them solving various issues. For instances:
    • Unlocking Saadia as an Optional Sexual Encounter requires siding with her during "In My Time of Need", i.e. saving her life.
    • Idgrod the Younger can be slept with after completing a quest which goal is to help her control her visions.
    • Mjoll the Lioness's quest is about her being turned into a sex slave by Aerin.
  • Creepy Uncle: Gender inverted in "New, New Malacath Blues". Bolar and Yatul, the aunts of Chief Mauhulakh, are strongly implied to feel an excessive attraction to him. The quest reveals that the "curse" which killed Chief Mauhulakh's wives is probably much more mundane: the aunts poisoned them because they were jealous.
  • Disc-One Nuke: Completing "An Angel in Steel" (Lydia's quest) grants a full set of Ebony armor to Lydia. The quest is available as soon as Lydia appears in-game (i.e. early during the main quest, way before such equipment starts being available), is short, and only requires to talk to three NPCs (Lydia, Adrianne, and Annekke), two of them located in Whiterun.
  • Double Entendre: Several NPCs sing the Title Drop line from "The Dragonborn Comes" (an In-Universe song from the unmodded game) before or after having sex with the Dragonborn.
    • Lydia jokingly sings it after having sex with the Dragonborn.
    • Lisette sings the whole song while witnessing the Dragonborn having sex with Elisif inside Solitude Temple, in front of the whole city.
    • Elisif's body double does right before having a threesome with the Dragonborn and the real Elisif.
  • Everyone Is Bi: Each romance sidequest is available regardless of the Dragonborn's gender.
    • Implied with Adrianne Avenicci - in addition to being available to a Dragonborn of either gender, she'll comment that she's fine with Lydia showing her affection to her as wellnote , and it's never stated that she only takes men as lovers...
  • Gameplay and Story Integration:
    • The romance with Sybille Stentor has the Dragonborn noticing she is a vampire, and telling her. During the dialog leading to her sex scene, she teases about taking the Dragonborn's blood. In the conversation which follows, the Dragonborn says they are feeling dizzy. Checking the game's status screen at this moment shows you caught Sanguinare Vampiris during the act.
    • The Face Sculptor is integrated in one of the quests (that's how Elisif the Fair got her body double).
    • Because of how the Dark Brotherhood questline ends regardless of if the player joins or destroys them, none of it's members can be romanced.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation:
    • Some of the love interests from the mod are Vanilla followers. Sleeping with one of the love interests while currently having a follower who has already been unlocked as another one has absolutely no effect.
    • Conversely, there's no reaction to the Dragonborn having sex in the middle of a crowd, unless it is part of the plot of a romance quest.
    • The dialog option which starts a romance quest is supposed to be used during the first time you meet said character. Also, the mod doesn't alter Vanilla marriage and spouses. This can result in awkward dialog if you marry Lydia through the normal way, then try flirting with her and get shot down by her answering that she's only your housecarl and your relation should remain strictly professional.
    • "Blinded by Visions" (Idgrod the Younger's romance) also includes a part where you sleep with Jonna. While it then turns her into one of the Dragonborn's many girlfriends, she isn't considered as the player character's friend by the game (all the food and other cheap clutter in Morthal inn are still considered owned).
    • Also in "Blinded by Visions", Idgrod Ravencrone asks the Dragonborn to use the Wabbajack on her. Actually doing it counts as an assault.
    • A related example in the same quest: Idgrod Ravencorne asks to bring the Wabbajack to her. The actual condition to progress the quest is only to complete "The Mind of Madness", not to currently carry the staff, yet the dialog sounds like the Dragonborn carries it, regardless which items are equipped or even carried in the inventory.
    • Elisif becomes available as a proper, functional follower at completion of her romance questline, which means you can then bring her along in any quest/dungeon you want. Apparently, no one reacts to seing the highest ranking imperial ruler of the Skyrim province personality taking part in the civil war battle among the rest of the Imperial Legion. It also works if you side with the Stormcloaks.
    • During Serana's quest, she'll feed on you prior to making love - this can include right in front of Isrannote , who you'd think would at least object to her feeding on younote .
    • In a case of segregation between two quests, in Serana's quest, both Serana and her mother Valerica comment on the Dragonborn's blood, noting that it has a scent of fresh flowers in it. Sybille, the only vampire you can romance that isn't connected to Serana's quest, makes no comments about your blood whatsoever when you romance hernote .
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Maven Black-Briar in "Love And Death In Riften". Aerin works for her and the tweaked love potion he gave to Mjoll also serves to keep Mjoll on a leash and prevent her from interfering in the Black-Briar business.
  • Guide Dang It!: In Solitude questline, after completing "A Song of Lust and Guile" (the third quest) you must fulfill a long list of hidden requirementsnote  to even be able to start the next quest (instead of providing the requirements as quest objectives, like the other quests).
  • Human Sacrifice:
    • In Morthal, Laura Ravencrone, the other daughter of the Jarl, has been burned to death in the stone circle in the swamps as a sacrifice to the Daedra, in order for Jarl Idgrod Ravencrone to have an other child (that's how Joric has been conceived).
    • The Dark Wedding is a Forsworn sorcery ritual which consists in cursing someone by performing a parody of wedding ceremony which concludes by the slaying of the "bride". The intent is to curse someone else, who must be similar to the sacrificial victim; the sacrifice creates a link between the fake bride and the intended victim, who then starts to weaken and wither. It turns out Elisif has been victim of this.
  • Interface Spoiler: Some of the quests objectives are written like "Speak to X once [Vanilla event] happens", or "Speak to X once [Vanilla quest] has been completed", which occasionally spoils events from the Vanilla storyline. Notably, progressing "Strange Magic" states that you need to become the Mage College's Arch-Mage.
  • Jerkass: Nazeem is involved in one of the quest, and he's as rude and unfriendly as in Vanilla. Said quest requires Serana and the Dragonborn trying to rekindle the flame between Nazeem and his wife Ahlam (at Ahlam's demand), but thanks to Nazeem's rudeness (at one point, he tries to hire Serana as she were a prostitute) they decide to stop.
  • Karma Houdini:
    • Thanks to Maven Black-Briar having a critical role and already benefiting from Karma Houdini in Vanilla, she never receives proper punishment for her role in the Riften quest.
    • Morthal's quest ends with Jarl Idgrod Ravencrone never receiving retribution for her Daedric worshipping and the sacrifice of her daughter, and the only retribution she can ever receive requires to complete the (Vanilla and completely unrelated) Civil War questline in favor of Ulfric Stormcloak, but that severely screws over her main victim, Idgrod the Younger (deposed Jarls and their family are sent in exile when the other side conquers an hold).
    • Since there isn't any proof that Mauhulak's jealous aunts poisoned his wives, and neither the Dragonborn nor Borgakh are willing to risk the latter's life for a chance to catch them in the act, the two aunts escape punishmentnote .
  • Making Love in All the Wrong Places: For non scripted sex scenes and a few of the plot-related ones, whether the trope is averted or played straigth depends on the player (the partner becomes a temporary party member who follows you until you instruct them that you found a good place to make love), but a few plot sex scenes play this straight by forcing you to have sex at the exact place you are when the event starts:
    • "Love And Death In Riften": Having sex with the sorceress Illia on the top of a Hagraven nest (which inhabitants have just been slaughtered by her and the Dragonborn). Then, the quest ends by the Dragonborn successively banging Mjoll the Lioness, Sapphire, and Ingun Black-Briar on the floor of Aerin's house, surrounded by the still warm corpses of Aerin and his mooks.
    • "New, New Malacath Blues": Having sex with Borgakh the Steel Heart in front of Malacath's shrine (i.e on the floor of a frigid cave).
    • "Blinded by Visions": Having sex behind the counter in Morthal's inn with the inkeeper.
    • "The Body Double": Having sex twice with Elisif the Fair on top of two different lighthouses, then a threesome with Elisif and her body double in a random place (probably in public) of the Blue Palace.
  • The Man Behind the Man: It's strongly implied the Forsworn who plot against Elisif have been hired by the Stormcloaks, but you never confront their employer after lifting the curse and thus can't confirm your suspicions.
  • Mythology Gag: The dialog where Chief Mauhulakh wonders if the ideal wife would be an Orc female acquaintance of him named Uglarz, who left Narzulbur during their childhood and never came back is a direct reference to an unfinished Vanilla quest where you need to find her and bring her back to Narzulbur.
  • Never Trust a Trailer: The mod page on the Nexus is illustrated with three screenshots of female characters (Lydia, Serana, and Jenassa) with a large heap of Adaptational Attractiveness (from a third party mod)note . Amorous Adventures doesn't alter the game's graphics, to allow the numerous character model changing mods to work.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: Whatever Mirabelle did during her offscreen Heroic Sacrifice during the end of the Vanilla Winterhold College questline was deemed impressive enough to send her to Sovngarde, despite being a Breton.
  • The Oldest Profession: Bard College's students are also employed as prostitutes in Solitude.
  • Old Maid: Jonna is this until "Blinded by Visions". She is single and she didn't have many opportunities to find someone in Morthal (she thinks that Nords are usually not attracted by Redguards). Her dialog when the Dragonborn flirts with her implies she considers herself to now be too old to find love.
  • Optional Sexual Encounter: Several dozen of them, mostly with Vanilla NPCs. The encounters are unlocked alongside completion of new quests.
  • Permanently Missable Content:
    • Gerdur and Ralof are only available as partners if you complete the Helgen quest by following Ralof.
    • Legate Rikke quest requires to join the Empire during the Civil War questline.note 
    • Obviously, siding with the Alik'r during "In My Time of Need" will remove Saadia from the available partners (because it results in her death).
    • Aranea Ienith won't be available as a love interest if you bring the Azura's Star to Nelacar instead of her.
    • Seducing Camilla Valerius requires pissing off either Faendal or Sven (with the letter miscellaneous quest from the unmodded game), then getting dirt about the other, making both unavailable as followers.
    • Not starting the mod with a fresh new game will force you out of Serana's romance if you install it after meeting Serana.
    • The new quest "Strange Magic" is given by (and advances thanks to) Mirabelle Ervine, who suffers from a Vanilla story-related death at the end of the Mage College questline. The event actually doesn't remove her from the game if you have advanced enough in her quest before finishing the Mage College questline, since Tolfdir eventually gives a spell allowing to summon Mirabelle from Sovngarde.
  • Polyamory: See the Long List of available romance partners in the page's introduction? None of them are mutually excluding.
  • Porn with Plot: While this mod allows the Dragonborn to have sex with thirty persons, it does so by adding several romance sidequests closely connected to Vanilla quests, and with tons of dialog. Some of those quests are rather lengthy (Aela follows the whole Companions questline, Legate Rikke the imperial side of the Civil War, Jarl Elisif the Fair has a questline of seven successive quests, Serana has a questline of four successive quests which starts connected to the Dawnguard storyline). Also, while the dialog is sometimes explicit, it only becomes interactive graphic porn if you install a third party sex mod not included in the Nexus files of Amorous Adventures.
  • Pre-Climax Climax: Legate Rikke decides to sleep with the Dragonborn right before the battle of Windhelm.
  • Rags to Royalty: The mod gives Elisif a backstory about her starting as a Nord commoner from Cyrodiil who was a pitfighter when she was young, until Torygg noticed her when travelling to the Imperial province.
  • Religious Bruiser: Lydia is a devout Mara follower in the mod.
  • Remixed Level: "Curse Of The Dead Bride" (part of the Solitude questline) reuses Broken Oar Grotto, this time inhabited by Forsworns instead of a group of pirates.note 
  • Retcon:
    • Jarl Idgord Ravencrone is a Reasonable Authority Figure suffering from occasional visions in the main game. She becomes an insane seer (and a much more sinister person) in the new content.
    • In Vanilla, Carlotta Valentia is officially a widow since the start of the game. In the mod, she's initially a married woman who has been abandoned by her husband, and her quest requires to look for him.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: "The Body Double" has Elisif turned into a follower wearing a set of enchanted glass armor, taking part in three dungeon raids, one of them consisting in rescuing her body double. At completion of the quest, she's still available as a follower while the body double remains the figurehead of the Haafingar Hold.
  • Romancing the Widow:
    • Carlotta Valentia quest has a romance quest ("A Key to her Heart"). Note in the mod's plot she doesn't officially start as a widow, since her spouse merely ran away, but takes almost for granted that he disappeared. The quest consists of investigating his fate.
    • There's a long questline consisting in romancing Elisif the Fair.
  • Romance Sidequest: The point of the mod is to add dozen of optional ones to the game. None are mutually excluding.
  • Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue...: To get Njada's heart, at one point the Dragonborn receives help from Farkas with poetry titled Warriors In The Wild (Living Like The Nords Of Old) - A Poem, which consists in the following lines:
    Blood Spray Is Red
    Frostbite Is Blue
    I Smashed A Giant
    To Give Honor To You

  • Sex for Services: During "In My Time of Need", Saadia's Vanilla dialog has her promising money to the Dragonborn to reward them killing Klematu. The mod adds an option where the Dragonborn asks for sex instead (she complies).note 
  • Sex Magic:
    • Double Subverted in the Riften quest. To put an end to the curse affecting Mjoll the Lioness, Sapphire, and Ingun Black-Briar, the Dragonborn is sent to the nest of the Hagravens who tweaked the love potion brewed by Ingun. The Dragonborn eventually encounters a witch who tells that breaking the curse would require sleeping with her. After the act, she tells it actually was not necessary... because to break the curse one would only need to sleep with each of the victims after killing Aerin.
    • During Elisif's questline, lifting the curse affecting her requires to have sex as a symbolic wedding while wearing a perfect copy of the wedding dress worn by the sacrifice victim who was slain to curse her.
    • Making experiments about such a kind of magic is the pretext given to have sex with Mirabelle.
  • Shout-Out:
  • Shown Their Work: The mod contains lots of references to obscure Vanilla Skyrim lore and dialogs. Ysolda not being refered at all in the A Gentleman's Guide to Whiterun? It's mentioned during Ysolda's romance quest. The discrepancy between Jarl Idgrod Ravencrone's age and the age of her youngest child? It foreshadows a reveal during Morthal's quest. Chief Mauhulakh's aunts expressing an unhealthy attraction to him and his wife having died in childbirth? It's a plot point. Ingun Black-Briar asking you to bring her 60 rare plant ingredients? A dialog during Riften's romance quest implies it's to replace ingredients she wasted while preparing the love potion. And that's only a few examples.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: When she appears as a ghost, Laura Ravencrone's model is a copy of her sister Idgrod the Younger.
  • Sympathetic Adulterer:
    • Adrianne Avenicci. Her husband Ulfberth War-Bear is homosexual and allows her to see other men, as long as it is done with discretion.
    • Ahlam. She becomes one of the available romance partners after an attempt to rekindle the flame between her and Nazeem is ruined by Nazeem.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Jarl Elisif the Fair is now a potential follower - and a quite capable one. A far cry from Vanilla, in which they have very little skill in combat.
  • Unwinnable by Mistake: "Love And Death In Riften" requires you to complete the Vanilla quest "Repentance", which consists in an Escort Mission when you have to protect the witch Illia while you follow her to the top of the tower and the quest's final boss. Not only Illia isn't set essential, but this quest has a bug where the Dragonborn follower can randomly attack Illia.
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