Special Sub-Topic: Tamrielic Lore and Dragon Language
|What is the Dragon Word for "Dragon Born"?|
Dovahkiin. From the opening launch trailer, the voice of Emperor Uriel Septim VII, from the fourth game, "Oblivion", says that "in their tongue, he is Dovahkiin, Dragonborn"! Odahviin, meaning Snow Hunter Wing, is a friendly dragon in the game, and the other two mean nothing.
|What do the three words, "FUS", "RO", and "DAH", mean respectively?|
Force, Balance, Push. It is from a Dragon Shout called Unrelenting Force, and is the one demonstrated in the launch trailer. This Shout is one of the first shouts you learn in the game. You learn Fus, then Ro, then after yet another quest, it's Dah. This is one of the most powerful shouts in the game.
|What is the Dragon Word for Shout, as in Dragon Shout?|
Thu'um. Just general shouting is "Zaan", such as the line in the theme song, "Ahrk fin norok paal gran, fod nust hon zindro zaan", which means "And the fiercest foes route when they hear the triumph's shout". Th'ums or Dragon Shouts are your special ability within the game, as mentione din the previous question.
|What is the name of the main Dragon, that attacks you at the beginning, and twice at the end?|
Alduin. Alduin, the World-Eater was the first dragon to be created by Akatosh, the God of Time. He destroys Helgen at the very begining of the game, and you are forced to battle him twice towards the end of the game.
|Where do Nords, the Inhabitants of Skyrim, believe the honoured dead go?|
Sovngarde. Sovngarde is a Mead Hall, full of the spirits of the honoured dead Nord warriors. It is not said where the wicked go, but there are a few books that suggest they are tortured by The Daedric Princes until they renew their crimes, by performing unearthly miracles.
|What are the correct names for Dark Elf, High Elf, and Wood Elf?|
Dunmer, Altmer and Bosmer. Dunmer is the correct name for the Dark Elves, the grey-skinned Mage-Warriors of Morrowind. Altmer is for the golden-skinned Arcane Masters of Summerset Isle, the High Elves. Bosmer is the traditional name for the wild, animal-loving archers from Valenwood, the Wood Elves.
|Which of these is a race of cat-people?|
Khajiits. Khajiits are the cat-folk of Elswayr. They are skilled trainers and excellent thieves. They are infamous for being able to refine Moon Sugar into Skooma, which is a drug. Elsweyr is nothing like Skyrim: it is covered in warm sands and tropical forests, whereas Skyrim is full of snow and Pine Forests.
|Where do Redguards hail from?|
Hammerfell. Hammerfell is home to the Redguards, a hardy race of people, who are fond of both blade and magic. Black Marsh is Argonians Homeland, the race of lizard people. Skyrim is for the Nords, and Cyrodil is for the Imperials. Nords and Imperials are both essentially like humans in real life.
|What is the homeland of the Orcs?|
Orsinium. Orsinium does not actually appear on the map of Tamriel, the continent where "The Elder Scrolls" takes place. It is a small kindom of seperate strongholds and camps, between Skyrim and Morrowind. Orcs are considered Elves, cursed by the Daedric Gods.
|Who was "Olaf One-Eye"?|
A Jarl of Whiterun who captured a dragon.. Olaf One-Eye, the Jarl of Whiterun in 2nd Era, captured a draogn, and held him captive in the Castle of Whiteurn, which is now known as Dragonsreach. There are some who doubt his existence, but during a quest in hte game, you find evidence that he was real.
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