Tes4Mod:Mod File Format/APPA

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APPA records hold information on an alchemy apparatus item.

Subrecords known to occur in an APPA record include (confirmed):

  • EDID (required): Editor ID (variable length string)
  • FULL (required): Item name (variable length string)
  • SCRI (optional): Script form ID (dword)
  • MODL (optional): Model filename (variable length string)
  • MODB (optional): Unknown, follows a MODL (4 bytes, confirmed)
  • MODT (optional): Unknown, sometimes follows a MODB (variable length, 24 or 48 bytes)
  • ICON (optional): Male icon filename (variable length string)
  • DATA (required): Apparatus (13 bytes)


DATA SubrecordEdit

This subrecord is always 13 bytes long (confirmed) and holds the apparatus data.

Name Type/Size Info
Type 1 (byte) Type of apparatus
0 = Mortar and Pestle
1 = Alembic
2 = Calcinator
3 = Retort
Value 4 (word) Item value
Weight 4 (float) Item weight
Quality 4 (float) Apparatus quality. While this is stored as a float the CS seems to limit this as an integer in the range 0-255.