So how does it go magic power wise between races?

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3 years ago#11
VincentVega13 posted...
That Altmer mage chap, the name of whom I can't remember in the Blue Palace, says something to the tune of "for a human, Sybille Stentor has an extraordinary grasp of the arcane arts, even for a Breton," or something like that, so I suppose lore wise Altmer could be considered better. I don't know squat about lore though so I could be, and probably am, wrong.


That's what I'm thinking
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3 years ago#12
VincentVega13 posted...
That Altmer mage chap, the name of whom I can't remember in the Blue Palace, says something to the tune of "for a human, Sybille Stentor has an extraordinary grasp of the arcane arts, even for a Breton," or something like that, so I suppose lore wise Altmer could be considered better. I don't know squat about lore though so I could be, and probably am, wrong.

Or he could be like the rest of the Altmer, incredibly racist and think themselves so far above men in every single regard.
Tacking "...even for a whatever." on the end of a sentence pretty much makes anything a dismissive put down.
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3 years ago#13
Lore-wise regarding natural affinity for offensive magic, definitely Altmer > Breton. But even in lore, Bretons have the better resistance to magic.

Then I'd agree with Dunmer followed by Imperial.

Next, probably Argonian, since they're known to be good illusionists. Not sure who'd be next. Likely Khajiit, but not sure. Possibly followed by Bosmer and Nords. Not sure where I'd place Orcs, as Orcs are naturally gifted enchanters, so it's kinda specialised.

Redguards are hard to place in this list. In Oblivion, Redguards had no natural magical abilities. There were a few in the Mage's Guild (though no more than any other race) but one in the Mage's Guild in Cheydinhaal (sp?) said that in Hammerfell, magic is socially unacceptable, so the only Redguards to practice magic have to go elsewhere. Can't remember if they had anything to do with magic in Morrowind, either. But then in Skyrim, they get starting bonuses to two magic skills. Wtf Bethesda.

Most of this is opinion mixed in with what I can remember, so don't be hating if you disagree.
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3 years ago#14
Rampagingwalrus posted...
VincentVega13 posted...
That Altmer mage chap, the name of whom I can't remember in the Blue Palace, says something to the tune of "for a human, Sybille Stentor has an extraordinary grasp of the arcane arts, even for a Breton," or something like that, so I suppose lore wise Altmer could be considered better. I don't know squat about lore though so I could be, and probably am, wrong.

Or he could be like the rest of the Altmer, incredibly racist and think themselves so far above men in every single regard.
Tacking "...even for a whatever." on the end of a sentence pretty much makes anything a dismissive put down.


That's what I got. Everytime an Altmer opens his/her mouth in the Ondolemar or Taarie voice I just think "....ass hat." Because GFaqs won't let me say what I actually think.
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3 years ago#15
Do the Sword-Singers' Sehais count?
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3 years ago#16
nathraxh posted...
Lore-wise regarding natural affinity for offensive magic, definitely Altmer > Breton. But even in lore, Bretons have the better resistance to magic.

Then I'd agree with Dunmer followed by Imperial.

Next, probably Argonian, since they're known to be good illusionists. Not sure who'd be next. Likely Khajiit, but not sure. Possibly followed by Bosmer and Nords. Not sure where I'd place Orcs, as Orcs are naturally gifted enchanters, so it's kinda specialised.

Redguards are hard to place in this list. In Oblivion, Redguards had no natural magical abilities. There were a few in the Mage's Guild (though no more than any other race) but one in the Mage's Guild in Cheydinhaal (sp?) said that in Hammerfell, magic is socially unacceptable, so the only Redguards to practice magic have to go elsewhere. Can't remember if they had anything to do with magic in Morrowind, either. But then in Skyrim, they get starting bonuses to two magic skills. Wtf Bethesda.

Most of this is opinion mixed in with what I can remember, so don't be hating if you disagree.


I think the explanation is that Redguards have finally figured out how good magic is as in using it for combat
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