The Pale Blade
Targets take 25 points of
Creatures and people up to level 16 flee from combat for 30 seconds
Not to be confused with Blade of the Pale.
The Pale Blade is a unique, leveled Ancient Nord Sword that appears in .
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Pale Blade can be looted from the body of
Ra'jirr after he is killed by The Pale Lady in Frostmere Crypt.
Choosing to place The Pale Blade on the pedestal nearby will appease The Pale Lady, and she will leave. However, picking up The Pale Blade again will cause her to reappear. In order to keep the weapon, she must be defeated.
The Pale Blade can be upgraded with a
Steel Ingot and the Arcane Blacksmith perk at a grindstone. It also benefits from the Steel Smithing perk, which doubles the improvement.
The damage, weight, and value, as well as the magnitude of the enchantment, are based on the
level the Dragonborn is when the sword is obtained. The best possible version is available at level 27.
PC Users can type
player.additem 000F5D2E 1 into the console and let the game's level system randomly choose which version of the weapon to add.
The special enchantment on this weapon is called "Ice Terror."
When The Pale Blade is on its place, it recharges the "Ice Terror."
This section contains
bugs related to The Pale Blade. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening. 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. 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
PC 360 PS3 The body of Ra'jirr may disappear.