Game Trivia

  • The NPC Erik The Slayer is named after Erik West, who's online alias was "Immok The Slayer". Bethesda was so impressed with his knowledge of Oblivion that they gave him an in depth tour of Bethesda studios and decided to create a character based on Erik. Erik died of cancer in May 2011, and never got to see the release of Skyrim. The Tour of Bethesda's workspace was set-up by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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  • The armbands of the game's Dragonplate Armor read "Jonahlobe" in the dragon language. Jonah Lobe is a character artist at Bethesda.

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  • You should know that the saying "Arrow in the Knee" is a Nordic/Celtic saying that means Marriage, because when you propose to a woman you take a knee, and if you were shot in the knee you would take a knee. So every Guard got married and stopped adventuring.

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  • Did you know the word "Dovakiin" does not mean dragonborn. It really means Dragon Kind Hunter Born?

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Famous Quote

  • I used to be an adventurer like you. Then I took an arrow in the knee.

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  • Guards: Let me guess, Someone stole your sweetroll!

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  • FUS-RO-DAH

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  • Nazir: You stink of death my friend. I salute you.

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  • Guard: My cousin is out fighting dragons. And what do I get? Guard duty.

    Contributed By: Sour.

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  • Paarthurnax: What is better - to be born good, or to overcome your evil nature through great effort?

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  • Guards: No lollygaggin'.

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  • Have you tried mercenary work?
    It might suit you.

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  • "You know what's wrong with skyrim these days? Everyone is obsessed with death" -Jon Battle-born

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  • Nazeem: Do you get to the Cloud District very often? Oh, what am I saying, of course you don't.

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  • Bandit: You never should have come here!

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  • "If I never see another spider again, I'll die a happy man. But what if they have spiders in heaven? Damn."

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  • Heard about you and your honeyed words
    -guard

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  • "What's wrong, Brynjolf? I can almost hear your brow furrowing."
    -Karliah

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  • Everything is for sale my friend! Everything! If I had a sister, I'd sell her in a second. Belathor

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  • "Lot of history in these walls. We're trying to make some more. It's a lucky time to be alive."
    —Jorleif

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  • "Skyrim's harshness has a way of carving a man down to his true self."
    —General Tullius

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  • "I do swear my blood and honour to the service of Ulfric Stormcloak"
    "Jarl of Windhelm and true High King of Skyrim!
    As Talos is my witness, may this oath bind me to death and beyond!
    Even to my lord as to my fellow brothers and sisters in arms!
    All hail the Stormcloaks! The true sons and daughters of Skyrim!!"
    —Blood Oath of the Stormcloaks

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  • To kill a guard the way they deserve, shoot them with an arrow in the knee

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  • "Sweet mother, sweet mother, send your child unto me,
    For the sins of the unworthy must be baptized in blood and fear."
    —Chant of the Black Sacrament

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  • "In all my years, I have never seen such a thing..." —Someone in the group of people after EVERY time a dragon is killed

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Connection to Other Media

  • There is an item called the Notched Pickaxe. This item is a reference to Markus "Notch" Persson, owner of the company Mojang, creators of Minecraft.

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  • During the quest "Proving Honor", if the Dragonborn asks Farkas if the companions are werewolves, he'll say "It's a secret to everybody", a reference to the famous line from the NES title The Legend of Zelda.

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  • In Endon's house in Markarth, you can find a shelf where a wedge of cheese and a few pieces of garlic are arranged to look like Pac-Man eating Pac-Dots.

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  • In the grand hall of Volkihar Keep, there is a display case with a Hagraven's Claw, Sabre Cat's Eye, Daedra's Heart, Dog's Ribcage, and Gold Ring. This is a reference to Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, where you are required to gather Dracula's Nail, Eyeball, Heart, Ribcage, and Ring.

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