Development of the DLC mod method has led to a growing number of content mods for Mass Effect 3. Maintaining compatibility between mods is of course at the discretion of each author, but locating and keeping track of the technical details associated with each mod (Mount.dlc priority, plot bools, etc) is difficult at best. This article summarizes the necessary information and serves as a resource for all DLC mod creators who wish to add to it.

Please note that this article is not only for released mods, but mods still under active development. Feel free to communicate information regarding the various game parameters you are using for your mod; this will ensure other modders don't start using the same ones.

All content mod authors are also encouraged to keep a list of modded files on their hosting site as a modder's resource (for example, in the ReadMe tab on Nexusmods). This will prevent the modder from having to download the mod just to see what files are included.

Tip DLC mod authors, please keep this table formatted alphabetically by Mod Name and fill out the proper information for each column (even if it is "n/a"). List the lead author for the mod, only. This should be the person that correspondence is directed to in the case of questions.

Mod Name Lead Author Download/Websites Optional Patches Mount.dlc Priority Engine.dlc Priority Conditional IDs TLK String IDs State Event IDs Plot Bool IDs Plot Integer IDs Mail Plot IDs (integers) GAW IDs Codex Img IDs Known Conflicts Additional Notes
BioWare DLC Bioware n/a 0-3250,

3300 is Dark Horse comic

44 0-4187 0-817695 1-7415 0-25500


0-12000 (approx) 0-269500-503




Ashley Warpack survivor686 Nexus Dwnld None 8999 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
AVPen's Clothing and Armor Mods AVPen Casual Jack

Maya Brooks Miranda Arena + Horizon Armor

none 3901, 3910

3905, 3902

n/a 994102, 994106

994105, 994104

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
AVPen's Power Packs AVPen Stimulant Pack

Bonus Power Packs 1 + 2

none 3903


5320 & 5350








n/a n/a n/a n/a
BackOff giftfish Nexus Dwnld BOPatches 3420 (BO)

3670 (BOPatches), also reserving 3425

44 4254-4349 900300-900449 7600-7649


26500-26599 n/a 26400-26499 n/a n/a See Notes BO Public Folder on Google Docs
Citadel Epilogue Mod Deager Nexus Dwnld yes 3333 (CEM Lite)

3334 (CEM Full)

7900-7999 973300-973399 7905-7949 n/a n/a 27400-27450 n/a n/a CEM Google Doc
ElysiumFic's Hair and Clothing/Armory DLCs ElysiumFic Hair DLCs , FemShep's Closet,FemShep's Armory n/a 6100-6150 n/a 7300-7500 912000-913800 n/a 31000-31200 n/a n/a n/a n/a Edits to Batarian State Arms store Should be fine with other hair and clothing mods

Extended Cut to Citadel DLC

Deager Nexus Dwnld n/a 3279 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Other ending mods Google Doc
Extended Final Anderson Conversation JohnP Nexus Dwnld 3665 n/a 738371
JohnP's Alternate MEHEM (JAM) JohnP Nexus Dwld 3664 3184-3185, 5186-5187 738350-738370 Other ending mods
Expanded Galaxy Mod (EGM) Kinkojiro Nexus Dwnld yes 5000 (main mod), 4990-5010, 2998-90 (patches) 60 4600-5300


944000-947500 9000-9499 28500-29499 28500-29499 n/a 400-499. 504-599, 707-710; gaps in vanilla IDs 0-270 100-120 Mimi's Cabin Photo Mod EGM Doc

Compatibility files are in a separate mod directory that mounts under the vanilla DLCs so shouldn't cause any issues.

Fanciful Edi armor variations for FemShep Bullobrien Nexus Dwnld None 9992-9995
Less Is More Endings (LIME) Deager Nexus Dnwld yes 3690 - WWP

3714 - TCC

3717 - LIME to CEM

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Other ending mods LIME Doc
Mass Effect Happy Ending Mod (MEHEM) MrFob Nexus Dwnld none 3408 44 9123-9150 960000-960500 n/a n/a n/a 9712348-9712400 n/a n/a Other ending mods n/a
Massive Email and War Asset Mod AVPen WIP WIP 4900 5301-5360 980000-980200 35001-35099 311-340 n/a
ME3Recalibrated giftfish (lead), Kinkojiro, AVPen, JohnP, SirCxyrtyx Nexus Dwnld included 3275; change to 3305 incoming 44 7000-7100 901000-901998 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a See notes Modders should see the ME3Re Resources Spreadsheet on Google Docs for technical info
Shokermod nephtysmoon WIP WIP 3450 6000-6099 920000-920249 8000-8049 30300-30399 30100-30249 30250-30299 n/a n/a
Shorter Dreams Deager Nexus Dwnld none 3273 (old v0.1)

3285 current

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Shorter Dreams Doc
Slim N7 Typhoon survivor686 Nexus Dwnld n/a 8765 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
ThaneMOD giftfish (moho25 on Nexus) Nexus Dwnld

Website Forum

v2.0 = none v3.0 = TMPatches

3400 (ThaneMOD)

3405 (TMTalk,v3.0) 3410 (TMLore,v3.0) 3415 (TMPatches,v3.0)

44 4200-4253, 4350-4599 TMv2.0:140000000-140000127;

TMv3.0: 900000-900299, 900450-90999

7650-7699 26200-26299 26100-26199 26000-26099 300-310 90-99 Mimi's cabin photo mod v1.0 of TM is an overwrite mod that is deprecated and no longer supported. TMv2.0+ is a DLC mod. TM v2.0 overwrites certain Kinect game manual textures.
Urz on the Normandy giftfish Nexus Dwnld None 3280; 3310 reserved for next release 44 n/a 901999 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Varren on the Normandy Modders should see the Changelog on Nexusmods for relevant technical info
Workout clothes as starting clothes for femshep Bullobrien Nexus Dwnld None 4012
Zaeed Dialogue Restoration SirCxyrtyx Nexus Download n/a 3917 n/a n/a 913917 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ken and Gabby Recruitment Restoration SirCxyrtyx Nexus Download 3850

(5850 SP controller compatible version)

993100 Included in ME3Re v1.1+

Paragon250 This article was originally created as a forum thread by giftfish.

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