The 20 Greatest Stardew Portrait Mods

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If you are looking for some great makeovers for your character and NPCs of pelican town, then you are in the right place! We will go over the best and the most famous Stardew portrait mods that every player should know about. Take a look at some of our recommendations that you will find below and choose your favorite. These mods definitely will bring something new to the farmer experience this game offers, so give it a go!

What are the best Stardew portrait mods?

The mods that you will see below made the cut because of how innovative or good-looking they are! Of course, there are a lot of different styles that we tried to incorporate but all of the mods will make all dialogue with every NPC much more enjoyable and are a big change from the vanilla experience. These mods won’t affect any farm buildings, tractors, farmhouses, or garages and only affects the look of NPCs so it is a very good beginner mod for someone who just started modding Stardew Valley. Take a look at the suggestions and find Stardew Valley portrait mods that you will enjoy the most!

20. Character Portrait Overhauls 

Stardew Portrait Mods - Character Portrait Overhauls 
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When it comes to the Stardew portrait mods, the Character Portrait Overhaul is what has some of the best things to offer! This is a redesigned version of all of the NPCs in the game, which makes it feel more authentic and as if it was given more love. Doesn’t that sound great? This mod’s lovable design and art are just some of the things that make this mod stand out from the rest! It’s also great for any age group, so everyone can enjoy this lovely mod.

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19. DCBurger’s High Res Portrait Mod

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If we are talking about Stardew portrait mods, there is no way we could skip the High Res Portrait mod! DCBurger’s portrait mod is a mod that is really lovely to look at, so it’s no wonder why many players love these high-resolution versions of Stardew portraits. It brings a new perspective to your Stardew with the help of one small mod, so give it a go if you have been looking for something similar.

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18. Villagers Anime Portrait

Are you a fan of anime? Then you are in luck because we have a great option for you! Try this Villagers Anime Portrait mod and see if it’s the type of anime style that you have been looking for. This has been loved by many players around the world, so don’t be surprised if this becomes one of your favorite Stardew portrait mods!

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17. Variant Anime Portraits

Staying with the topic of anime, the V.A.P. mod is a classic! This is one of the most popular Stardew portrait mods (not only anime), so, in our opinion, you should definitely check it out just in case! This mod allows you to have multiple portraits for one character, so it definitely improves the original gameplay. The Variant Anime Portraits are very high-quality due to the exceptional artwork, so you won’t be disappointed! Whether you are a big fan of anime or not, this can be a great addition to Stardew Valley!

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16. Einari’s Portrait Mods – All Villagers

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Are you looking for something classic? Then get the Einari’s Portrait mod! If you install this, you will get redesigned versions of the original portraits that look truly good. It’s amazing to see what kind of artwork mod creators come up with. This is definitely a unique style of art, but it’s loved by a big part of the Stardew community, so we really wanted to include this mod.

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15. Kal’s Marriage Candidates Portraits

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Do you spend a lot of time in Stardew Valley with the beloved marriage candidates? Then definitely install the Kal’s Marriage Candidates Portraits mod that greatly improves how they look! Of course, there is so much unique artwork in the mods community, but this one truly stands out from the rest and will make advancing the storyline so much more enjoyable. No matter which marriage candidate you choose for your character, they will still look great thanks to this Stardew portrait mod. The mod is a must-have for all those Stardew Valley players that want some pretty portraits for the bachelors and the bachelorettes in the town.

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14. Seasonal Anime Portraits II

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If you are a fan of the Seasonal Villager Outfit mod, then you definitely need this mod in your Stardew Valley life! The Seasonal Anime Portraits mod is a great sequel that many players have been waiting for. This mod comes with multiple great portraits that change depending on the season, so you will always be in for a treat. All of the seasonal outfits the mods give the characters are really cute and well-fitting. Personally, this is a great and simple option for anyone who wants to upgrade their character portraits without any struggles. Also, it has one of the cutest character portraits for Robin in my opinion.

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13. SHIE’S Portraits

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Now, this portrait mod is extremely aesthetically-pleasing to look at! That is just one of the reasons why Stardew players have been raving about it online for quite a while. The style can remind me a bit of anime because it does make the NPCs look much more adorable than before. You definitely should give this one a try!

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12. Female Wizard – Sprite And Portrait

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Have you ever wanted to experience a little bit of magic? Then all you need is the Female Wizard mod and you will be ready! This mod turns the wizard into a female witch. You have to admit that this looks pretty nice and let’s all be honest, who hasn’t wanted to have a witch wedding. If you are looking for a more mystical kind of farming experience then check out this mod.

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11. Dreamlike’s Portraits

If your goal is to give the NPCs a final-fantasy-looking, then look no further than the Dreamlike’s mod for Stardew portraits! You can currently have portrayed these characters:

  • Maru
  • Leah
  • Haley
  • Abigail
  • Penny
  • Sebastian
  • Elliott
  • Alex
  • Sam
  • Harvey

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10. Portrait Anime Styled

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When it comes to Stardew portraits, a lot of things depend on your personal style. This one is personally one of my favorites due to how cute the character portraits are. This one makes me happy to have character events happen due to the cuteness of the portraits. However, it’s just so easy to agree that this is one beautiful mod for Stardew Valley NPCs! Its unique style brings something new to the anime-style portraits that we have seen before. If you are in the mood for some anime, then this might be the perfect option for you!

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9. Leyalluna’s Portraits

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When it comes to stunning Stardew Valley designs, you can’t go wrong with Leyalunna’s Portraits! This mod will make all those festivals and gifts you gave to NPCs so much more worth it. They are absolutely amazing, so they really deserve a spot on this list. It just depends on your artistic preferences. All NPCs get new portraits with this mod and trust us, you will be impressed if you decide to add this to your Stardew portrait mods collection.

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8. Rikuo’s Character Portrait

This mod is very useful if you would like to change the portraits of all Stardew villagers (as the mod is complete) and give them a rather sweet look! While this mod might not be as popular as some other mods, it still has a lot to offer and the quality is great, so you really won’t be disappointed. This mod will turn your characters from monsters to gorgeous new looks. No wonder why this mod has been viewed more than 400 thousand times!

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7. Portrait-Accurate Alex (CP)

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Have you ever thought that Alex’s sprite just doesn’t really look like his portrait? Then get this mod and change his appearance! While this might not be a big issue for some players, it’s still nicer to have an upgraded look in Stardew Valley.

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6. Saturnspace’s All Villagers Portraits Mod

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If you are not ready for a full anime makeover, then maybe the All Villagers Portraits mod can serve as a middle ground for these portraits! This semi-anime style can be very useful if you are just looking for something cute but, well, not too much, then check out this one as it is perfect for you. That’s why the Saturnspace’s All Villagers Portraits mod definitely deserves a spot on this list as a safe option when you are looking for a bit of an upgrade!

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5. Refined Abigail and Emily Portraits

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Abigail and Emily are extremely popular NPCs in the game, but some players are just not very big fans of how these characters look! That’s why we are putting the Refined Abigail and Emily portraits mod on this list!

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4. Eirenel’s Krobus portraits and sprite

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We sometimes feel bad for Krobus because he just seems so forgotten in many Stardew Valley blog posts and ratings! That’s why we definitely wanted to include the Krobus portraits and sprite mod in this list! This way, Krobus looks more realistic and interesting, doesn’t he?

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3. Shane Brown Jacket and Pants

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Have you ever thought that Shane could benefit from a more mature appearance? Well, all you need is the Brown Jacket and Pants mod and you can achieve that! This is definitely an upgrade because it matches Shane’s character a lot better than his original style. This affects both his portrait and his sprite.

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2. OrangePie’s DCBurger style Mister Ginger Tristan Portraits

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There is no way we wouldn’t include at least one mod with a cute cat. Come on. No way. That’s right, we are talking about the infamous Mister Ginger (NPC cat) portrait.

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1. New Sebastian Mod for Portraiture

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Sebastian is already known as the gloomiest of the characters, but why not make him look even more interesting? Just take a look at what you can achieve with this Sebastian mod!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you get anime portraits in Stardew Valley?

You just need to choose your favorite Stardew Portrait mods above and download them! Villagers Anime Portrait, Variant Anime Portraits, Seasonal Anime Portraits II, or Stardewvalley Anime mods are all great mods that provide anime style to your character.

How many pixels is a Stardew Valley portrait?

Stardew Valley portrait has a 128×128 pixels resolution with no more than 52 colors in it. The quality of Stardew’s portrait is 8x times higher than the normal Minecraft vanilla texture.

How do you install Stardew Valley anime portraits?

Like any other Stardew Valley mods, you will need to locate the Content folder inside the Stardew Valley folder. Then locate the Portraits folder. Now you should back up the file you need to replace new portraits with (or just back up them all), and replace the downloaded portrait mod files into this folder.

Conclusion

All of the mods above are the best Stardew Valley mods and this is because there really is no answer since you should download them all and see for yourself.

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Ugne
"Ever since I started playing Stardew Valley, I wanted to find the best tips and tricks to make the game easier and even more entertaining. That’s why I love sharing my favourite insights with other Stardew fans to see what can be useful both for beginners and experienced players!"

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