Werewolf Skinwalker are feral Werewolves encountered in The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard. They can be encountered as random encounters.

They will attack the Dragonborn and any followers on sight. If the Dragonborn is alone and in Beast Form, however, the Werewolf Skinwalker will not be hostile.



This section contains bugs related to Werewolf Skinwalker. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:

  1. Please reload an old save to confirm if the bug is still happening.
  2. If the bug is still occurring, please post the bug report with the appropriate system template  360  / XB1  ,  PS3  / PS4  ,  PC  / MAC  ,  NX  , depending on which platform(s) the bug has been encountered on.
  3. 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 forum board.
  •  XB1   If Serana is a follower Werewolf Skinwalker may attack her and ignore the Dragonborn. She will not take any damage and may ignore her attackers. The Dragonborn will still be able to damage the Werewolf Skinwalker.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Werewolf Skinwalker

  • Skinwalker General location

    5 messages
    • I don't have the remaster but it's a rare encounter. My last encounter was outside Riften at night. Three vampires going at it a...
    • Just seen one now for the first time in any of the versions I've played (PS3, PC, PS4). Had a mod installed for dragon cult NPC's...
  • Werewolf Pelt

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    • Guys, I once randomly encountered two Werewolf Skinwalkers and when i killed them they both dropped the Werewolf Pelt. Why is it saying...
    • Some mods add the pelt to werewolves as loot but in the base game there should only be ...