|Spells/Abilities||Dragon shouts YOL, FO|
|Soul Size||Dragon Soul|
The ancient dragons in Skyrim are one of the oldest and most resilient dragons the Dragonborn can encounter. They are typically encountered after reaching level 35, and become much more common around level 50. Furthermore, they are almost identical in appearance to Elder dragons, but instead of a golden-copper color, they have a pinkish-copper color.
- Sometimes a dragon may be encountered that is labeled an Ancient Dragon, but in reality is a frost dragon because it has massive spikes on its back and almost always uses Fo (frost) attacks. This may be due to the Dragonborn being at a low level.
- There are texture loading problems where the ancient dragon (as any dragon) is not textured properly while fighting. Textures are loaded correctly after it has been killed. Another reported, possible solution is to quick-save and quick-load as soon as the problem is visible.
- Sometimes when you kill an Ancient Dragon (or any type of dragon) you will not be able to absorb its soul. A possible fix is to change the difficulty and then change it back again.
|Creatures and Enemies (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)|
|Animals||Bear • Cave Bear • Chicken • Cow • Deer • Dog • Elk • Fox • Goat • Hawk • Horker • Horse |
Ice Wolf • Mammoth • Mudcrab • Rabbit • Sabre Cat • Skeever • Slaughterfish • Snow Bear • Snow Fox • Wolf
|Creatures||Chaurus • Frostbite Spider • Frost Troll • Giant • Hagraven • Ice Wraith • Spriggan • Troll|
|Daedra||Dremora • Flame Atronach • Frost Atronach • Storm Atronach|
|Undead||Corrupted Shade • Dragon Priest • Draugr • Magic Anomaly • Skeleton |
Subjugated Ghost • Wisp • Wispmother • Vampire
|Animunculi||Dwarven Centurion • Dwarven Sphere • Dwarven Spider|
|Dragons||Dragon • Blood Dragon • Frost Dragon • Elder Dragon • Ancient Dragon • Skeletal Dragon|