Lore question about the Dwemer.

#21Cast_SupremacyPosted 12/25/2012 2:21:32 PM
Rikashi posted...
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Ok real question aimed at Rebel... Did the Dwemer actually have beards? I never have actually come across anything in the lore that says that they did, then again I never found anything that said that they didnt. I thought the only resemblence they had to Tolkien Dwarfs was their subterrainian living situation and the fact that they were good with metal work and machines..

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The Dwemer guy in Morrowind had a beard, and there's nothing in lore that suggest they were somehow unable to grow facial hair >_>


I know it's deviantart style standard, but I was googling Dwemer yesterday and found this nice side by side comparison :D

http://ankalime.tumblr.com/post/29780480986/elf-races-of-tamriel-by-ankalime-elves-of
#22the_arisenPosted 12/25/2012 2:23:50 PM
Yes but just because someone has facial hair doesnt mean that the rest of his culture will. I was just asking if like Tolkien Dwarfs (spelling?), the Dwemer liked to grow their facial hair out (also Gimli even makes a joke about female dwarves having just as long as a beard as most male dwarves , kind of hinting that it is a cultural thing for dwarves to grow their beards)
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#23jeriausxPosted 12/25/2012 2:35:42 PM
Cast_Supremacy posted...
Rikashi posted...
the_arisen posted...
Ok real question aimed at Rebel... Did the Dwemer actually have beards? I never have actually come across anything in the lore that says that they did, then again I never found anything that said that they didnt. I thought the only resemblence they had to Tolkien Dwarfs was their subterrainian living situation and the fact that they were good with metal work and machines..

Also a merry xmas to all on this board... and lets hope we have another good year on this board


The Dwemer guy in Morrowind had a beard, and there's nothing in lore that suggest they were somehow unable to grow facial hair >_>


I know it's deviantart style standard, but I was googling Dwemer yesterday and found this nice side by side comparison :D

http://ankalime.tumblr.com/post/29780480986/elf-races-of-tamriel-by-ankalime-elves-of


...where is the orsimer?
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#24the_arisenPosted 12/25/2012 2:37:21 PM
Cast_Supremacy posted...
Rikashi posted...
the_arisen posted...
Ok real question aimed at Rebel... Did the Dwemer actually have beards? I never have actually come across anything in the lore that says that they did, then again I never found anything that said that they didnt. I thought the only resemblence they had to Tolkien Dwarfs was their subterrainian living situation and the fact that they were good with metal work and machines..

Also a merry xmas to all on this board... and lets hope we have another good year on this board


The Dwemer guy in Morrowind had a beard, and there's nothing in lore that suggest they were somehow unable to grow facial hair >_>


I know it's deviantart style standard, but I was googling Dwemer yesterday and found this nice side by side comparison :D

http://ankalime.tumblr.com/post/29780480986/elf-races-of-tamriel-by-ankalime-elves-of


That was a very cool picture... thanks for the link
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#25UltDeadpoolPosted 12/25/2012 4:08:49 PM
Don't Dwemer have longer ears, light gray skin, and dark hair?

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120107003841/elderscrolls/images/3/3b/MW-Dwemer.png

So no, I don't believe a Dwemer without a beard would look like an Altmer.
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#26Jstretch19Posted 12/25/2012 5:14:51 PM
UltDeadpool posted...
Don't Dwemer have longer ears, light gray skin, and dark hair?

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120107003841/elderscrolls/images/3/3b/MW-Dwemer.png

So no, I don't believe a Dwemer without a beard would look like an Altmer.


Why do people keep posting that pic as proof of what a Dwemer looks like?
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#27Legendary_MusasPosted 12/25/2012 5:32:03 PM
The guy in Morrowind has darker skin, I would imagine them to look closer to Dunmer than Altmer.

Altmer facial shape but with the dark skin of the Dunmer and beards, lots of beards.
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#28UltDeadpoolPosted 12/25/2012 5:34:22 PM
Jstretch19 posted...
UltDeadpool posted...
Don't Dwemer have longer ears, light gray skin, and dark hair?

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120107003841/elderscrolls/images/3/3b/MW-Dwemer.png

So no, I don't believe a Dwemer without a beard would look like an Altmer.


Why do people keep posting that pic as proof of what a Dwemer looks like?


Because that's a picture of a Dwemer from the game?
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#29PimpHandofGodPosted 12/25/2012 5:35:16 PM
I would think they'd be pretty pale what with living underground.
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#30RebelElite791Posted 12/25/2012 5:56:51 PM
UltDeadpool posted...
Jstretch19 posted...
UltDeadpool posted...
Don't Dwemer have longer ears, light gray skin, and dark hair?

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120107003841/elderscrolls/images/3/3b/MW-Dwemer.png

So no, I don't believe a Dwemer without a beard would look like an Altmer.


Why do people keep posting that pic as proof of what a Dwemer looks like?


Because that's a picture of a Dwemer from the game?


No it isnt, god youre a useless poster.

And arisen, every depiction of the Dwemer i can recall shows them bearded, so it certainly seems to be a cultural standard.
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