Game Trivia

The NPC Erik The Slayer is named after Erik West, who's online alias was "Immok The Slayer". Bethesda was so impressed with his knowledge of Oblivion that they gave him an in depth tour of Bethesda studios and decided to create a character based on Erik. Erik died of cancer in May 2011, and never got to see the release of Skyrim. The Tour of Bethesda's workspace was set-up by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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The armbands of the game's Dragonplate Armor read "Jonahlobe" in the dragon language. Jonah Lobe is a character artist at Bethesda.

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Did you know the word "Dovakiin" does not mean dragonborn. It really means Dragon Kind Hunter Born?

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Famous Quotes

I used to be an adventurer like you. Then I took an arrow in the knee.

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Guards: Let me guess, Someone stole your sweetroll!

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Nazir: You stink of death my friend. I salute you.

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Paarthurnax: What is better - to be born good, or to overcome your evil nature through great effort?

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Bandit: You never should have come here!

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Guard: My cousin is out fighting dragons. And what do I get? Guard duty.

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Guards: No lollygaggin'.

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Have you tried mercenary work?
It might suit you.

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To kill a guard the way they deserve, shoot them with an arrow in the knee

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Connection to Other Media

During the quest "Proving Honor", if the Dragonborn asks Farkas if the companions are werewolves, he'll say "It's a secret to everybody", a reference to the famous line from the NES title The Legend of Zelda.

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There is an item called the Notched Pickaxe. This item is a reference to Markus "Notch" Persson, owner of the company Mojang, creators of Minecraft.

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In Endon's house in Markarth, you can find a shelf where a wedge of cheese and a few pieces of garlic are arranged to look like Pac-Man eating Pac-Dots.

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In the grand hall of Volkihar Keep, there is a display case with a Hagraven's Claw, Sabre Cat's Eye, Daedra's Heart, Dog's Ribcage, and Gold Ring. This is a reference to Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, where you are required to gather Dracula's Nail, Eyeball, Heart, Ribcage, and Ring.

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