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Bend Will
Bend Will
GOL
GOL
Earth
HAh
HAH
Mind
DOV
DOV
Dragon
Your Voice bends the very stones to your will. As it gains power, animals, people and even dragons must do your bidding.
Basic Info
Recharge 10, 90, 120
Locations Saering's Watch,
Learned from Hermaeus Mora during The Gardener of Men.
ID 020179D8
Sound
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"Some tales tell of ancient Nord heroes whose Voices were powerful enough to tame and ride dragons."
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Bend Will is a Dragon Shout in The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn. It is learned during the main questline.

EffectsEdit

Unlike most shouts, its three words have different effects.

  • The first word can be used to purge the All-Maker Stones on Solstheim during the quest "Cleansing the Stones".
  • The second word allows the will of people and animals to be controlled. It makes them temporary allies to the Dragonborn.
  • The third word allows the will of dragons to be controlled. This grants the ability to ride them.

Undead are immune to the effects of all three words of Bend Will, being staggered instead.

Dragon ridingEdit

Main article: Dragon Riding

Word WallEdit

Thu'um Dragon Language
Transliteration Translation
Bend Will
Locations: Saering's Watch, Black Book: Epistolary Acumen, Skaal Village
Gol [[file:]]
QETHSEGOL VahRUKIV BHAR FIN
GOLah WO PRaaL HET MULHaaN
OL GOL SARaaN ONIKIV NUNON
Wah MeyZ WUTH SINON DO ONIK
(This) stone commemorates Bhar the
Earth-Hunter who sat here still
As Earth awaits enlightenment only
To become old instead of wise.

TriviaEdit

  • This shout can be used on Odahviing, but not Alduin, Paarthurnax, Durnehviir, Vulthuryol, Voslaarum and Naaslaarum, or the nameless dragons at Skuldafn. First three of those are important characters, and others are immune because of the locations they are found in, which are not located on the main map.
  • Bend Will serves as an effective replacement for Kyne's Peace and it will also work on anything other than animals, including hostile characters. The duration of the effect is limited, however.
  • When used on people, they can't be pickpocketed. Instead, the Dragonborn is able to talk to them while sneaking.

AppearancesEdit


Start a Discussion Discussions about Bend Will

  • I don't have an souls to unlock Bend Will

    7 messages
    • Its actually a randomized chance for every time you load the game it can switch from between 25% Min and 60% Max
    • I was very lucky to have I think 7 souls when I went to Solstheim... I was really worried I might not gain more dragon souls because Miraak sh...
  • Bend Will kills dragons...?

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    • I can't get any dragon to tame since Miraak quest. What am I doing wrong?
    • To use Bend Will on a Dragon you need to know and use all three words make sure to hold the shout button down until all the words are used (a...

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