Wood Elves (Bosmer) - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim wiki

Character Creation (Starting Skills and Abilities)



  • Flames - Fire that damages 8 points per second.
  • Healing - Heals the caster 10 points per second.



  • Command Animal - Make an animal an ally for 60 seconds.


Active Effects:

  • Resist Disease and Poison - 50% resistance to poison and disease.


Skill Bonuses:

  • Archery +10
  • Light Armor +5
  • Sneak +5
  • Lockpicking +5
  • Pickpocket +5
  • Alchemy +5



The Bosmer, or Wood Elves, are a playable race that appears in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. After generations of living in the forest, they've developed agile and nimble movement and keen eyesight for archery. If you love the archery skill or want to be a thief, the Wood Elf is for you. Though you may choose to be this character in the wonderful game of Skyrim, realize you will be criticized for your race and your character will be a recognizable amount shorter than most other races. 

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'Alright, let's take a closer look at X'

Every character creation video starts like that lol.

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