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For this creature in other games, see Skeleton.
Main article: Creatures (Arena)
"Skeletons are undead creatures, once human, now animated by some forces either magical or supernatural. They usually are set to guard certain places, such as burial crypts or vaults. They have a single minded purpose, and will track their foes until the hapless victim is found and destroyed. Skeletons are resistant to edged weapons."
―Official Arena Player's Guide.[OOG 2]

Skeletons are undead creatures encountered in The Elder Scrolls: Arena.


Attributes[OOG 1]
Strength 50
Intelligence 20
Willpower 50
Agility 65
Speed 60
Endurance 70
Personality 30
Luck 50
Skeleton (Arena)

Skeletons are human bones reanimated through magic. Even without flesh, these creatures can fight the same way they did when alive. They are often encountered guarding dungeons and crypts, however they also can be found in the wilderness and cities during the night.

Even if Skeletons do not have any type of protection and being one of the weakest creatures in the game, they are potentially dangerous to the inexperienced adventurers. After the Eternal Champion gains a good amount of experience, Skeletons become a lesser enemy, without representing danger.

Skeletons are between Minotaurs and Orcs in terms of strength. They have some resistance against edged weapons, such as arrows and swords.[OOG 2]




Notice: The following are out-of-game references. They are not found in any in-game books, but can still be considered part of The Elder Scrolls lore and are included for completeness.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Monsters
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Elder Scrolls Chapter I Player's Guide
Creatures (The Elder Scrolls: Arena)
Animals RatSnow WolfSpiderTrollWolf
Creatures GoblinLizard ManMedusaMinotaurOrc
Netherworld Fire DaemonHell HoundHomonculus
Undead GhoulGhostLichSkeletonVampireWraithZombie
Golem Ice GolemIron GolemStone Golem

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