What is the Best Race to Choose in Skyrim

By | November 18, 2011

Already play skyrim and still confuse with race because there are so many options ? well if you asked me what is the best race to choose in skyrim ?

It depends on what you want 🙂
if you want to be fast, good at sneaking and stealing then choose assassin / archer : khajit, wood elf
melee / warrior type : nord, orc, redguard, human
magic : high elf, dark elf
rouge : kajit

well i basically loves magician so i choose high elf with destruction magic 😛

but let’s take a look at the details for each skyrim races from uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:Races here, so you can pick the best one :
Altmer – High Elves
Home Province: Summerset Isle
Abilities :
+50 Magicka
Power: Highborn

Skill Bonus:
+10 Illusion
+5 Alteration, Conjuration, Destruction, Enchanting, Restoration

Bosmer – Wood Elves
Home Province: Valenwood
Abilities :
Resist Poison 50%
Resist Disease 50%
Power: Command Animal

Skill Bonus:
+10 Archery
+5 Alchemy, Light Armor, Lockpicking, Pickpocket, Sneak

Dunmer – Dark Elves
Home Province: Morrowind
Abilities :
Resist Fire 50%
Power: Ancestor’s Wrath

Skill Bonus:
+10 Destruction
+5 Alchemy, Alteration, Illusion, Light Armor, Sneak

Orc – Orsimer or Pariah Folk
Home Province: Orsinium
Abilities :
Power: Berserk

Skill Bonus:
+10 Heavy Armor
+5 Block, Enchanting, One-handed, Smithing, Two-handed

Breton – Manmer
Home Province: High Rock
Abilities :
Resist Magic 25%
Power: Dragonskin

Skill Bonus:
+10 Conjuration
+5 Alchemy, Alteration, Illusion, Restoration, Speech

Imperial – Cyrodils
Home Province: Cyrodiil
Abilities :
Imperial Luck
Power: Voice of the Emperor

Skill Bonus:
+10 Restoration
+5 Block, Destruction, Enchanting, Heavy Armor, One-handed

Home Province: Skyrim
Ablities :
Resist Frost 50%
Power: Battlecry

Skill Bonus:
+10 Two-handed
+5 Block, Light Armor, One-handed, Smithing, Speech

Home Province: Hammerfell
Abilities :
Resist Poison 50%
Power: Adrenaline Rush

Skill Bonus:
+10 One-handed
+5 Alteration, Archery, Block, Destruction, Smithing

Argonian – Saxhleel
Home Province: Black Marsh
Abilities :
Resist Disease 50%
Water Breathing
Power: Histskin

Skill Bonus:
+10 Lockpicking
+5 Alteration, Light Armor, Pickpocket, Restoration, Sneak

Home Province: Elsweyr
Abilities :
Claw Attacks
Power: Eye of Night

Skill Bonus:
+10 Sneak
+5 Alchemy, Archery, Lockpicking, Pickpocket, One-handed

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