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Mythological connectionsEdit

Draugr take their mythological inspiration and several traits from the draugr, undead creatures from Norse mythology. It should be noted that one differentiates between sea-draugar and land-draugar (draugar being plural of draugr): while land-draugar were simply undead with numerous magical abilities, sea-draugar were fishermen who had drowned at sea, thus being denied the privilege of being buried. The mythological draugr can also arguably be considered much more terrifying than the game version, as the land-draugar could change their size at will and grow enormous, were somewhat intelligent, possessed superhuman strength, could only be killed if burned completely to ash and took great pleasure in killing their victims. Most draugr would crush their victims to death by increasing their size, but other methods included hacking them to bits with their weapons or even eating them alive and drinking their blood. In Norse mythology Odin was the ruler of draugr and could raise them using a secret, magic song.

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  • New type of draugr?

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    • New type of draugr? (Atleast one I've never seen and is not on this Wiki). I was doing thieves guild at lvl 101 and a draugr came out of a cof...
    • The hulking draugr was added in the Dragonborn dlc, the wiki page is here.
  • Draugr Taming

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    • So, in my new character, I finished the Companions questline before Bleak Falls Barrow, and found that if I raised my Shield of Ysgramor at ...
    • Sounds like a bug. 

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