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For the pet, see Banekin (Pet).
"Cornered in the burning barn, these mottled gray-and-black imps with pointed ears twitching, claws still stained with Breton blood, attempted a snarl and widened their vacant, pale blue eyes to dissuade us from combat. Their tails of ridged spines lashed, as they hissed and lunged, their thin arms banging on my shield."
Grundvik Cold-Fist[src]

The Banekin are Daedric creatures that appear in The Elder Scrolls Online. They are often found in groups.



  • Lightning-based attacks
  • Dire Wounds:
  • Envelop:
  • Entropic Wounds:




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This section contains bugs related to Banekin. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. Be descriptive when listing the bug and fixes, but avoid having conversations in the description and/or using first-person-anecdotes: such discussions belong on the appropriate forum board.
  •  PC  Before Update 3, the Banekin in The Cave of Trophies were not appearing at the appropriate level of 47. This has now been fixed. [5]
  •  PC   Banekin appearing through a Daedric Arch would not be affected by Daedric-affecting attacks, such as the Fighters Guild skills. This bug has been fixed as of [6]
  •  PC  The Banekin's attack, Envelop, would explode if interrupted. As of Update 6, this no longer occurs. [7]



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