For other uses, see Scavenger.
"This is my treasure!"

Scavengers are hostile enemies that appear in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. They roam Skyrim looting the bodies of dead people and animals alike.

Scavengers can often be found nearby corpses of people or animals, and will be equipped with a combination of armor and clothing, for example a Stormcloak Cuirass and a Imperial Light Helmet. It is also possible to find uncommon armor on Scavengers, such as the Imperial Light Shield and the Imperial Officer's Helmet.


Scavengers usually are found searching the bodies of soldiers that fought in the Civil War, such as Imperials and Stormcloaks. Scavengers are random encounters.

Armor and lootEdit

Scavengers are seen wearing mixed items of Stormcloak and Imperial armor. The following pieces of apparel are found on them.

He is mainly seen wearing an Imperial Officer's Helmet, Stormcloak Cuirass, Imperial Bracers, Imperial Light Boots, and an Iron Battle Axe.