100+ Things You've Learned Playing Skyrim (Spoiler Free Edition!)

#1 Posted by MB (12420 posts) -

I'll start...

  1. Just because something looks *pretty close* on the map doesn't mean that it is. Get a horse.
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#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

It's been a while, MB! 100 here we come. 
 
2. Clouds. A lot of clouds. Like, clouds everywhere.

#3 Edited by evildeadron (830 posts) -

3) if you steal cabbages from an old woman, she will send bounty hunters after you....even from the grave

#4 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2834 posts) -

4) If you steal an item and then drop said item, people will happily return their own items to you.

#5 Edited by Claude (16254 posts) -

5) Being Dragonborn is a big deal.

#6 Posted by Consaw (250 posts) -

6) Dragons have a need for gold coins.

#7 Edited by ShaggE (6456 posts) -

7) Horses REALLY want to be the heroes.

#8 Posted by JasonR86 (9710 posts) -

8) Giants know how to fuck shit up.

#9 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

9) I've learned that it sucks when you're level 8, you kill a dragon while having very few potions and out of nowhere a forest troll appears and kills you.

#10 Edited by Afroman269 (7387 posts) -

10) Fuck trolls, especially ice trolls. (not that kind of fuck)

#11 Edited by CenturionCajun (1461 posts) -

11) Watch your fire. When you spray your flame spell all over a room trying to hit your target your allies don't appreciate being set on fire. They will return the favor.

#12 Edited by GJSmitty (651 posts) -

12) If a giant hits you on a downward swing, you fly hundreds of feet into the air (physics)

#13 Posted by HistoryInRust (6316 posts) -

13 (I think?) ) Frost Trolls know how to fuck you up. 

#14 Posted by Irvandus (2879 posts) -

14) Werewolves can't sleep well at night without their teddy bears.

#15 Posted by BoG (5191 posts) -

15) If you see a stray chicken in a village, let it be. Making it your lunch will result the entire town wanting your head.

#16 Posted by Morien (161 posts) -

16) Cats can be bats, can be rats, can be hats, can be gnats, can be thats can be thises.

#17 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7241 posts) -

17) People let you put buckets on their head so you can steal from them.

#18 Posted by prestonhedges (1965 posts) -

18) In Nordic Times, giants lived three feet from one another.

#19 Posted by GioVANNI (1287 posts) -

19) Horses don't obey the laws of physics.

#20 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

20) Horses are braver than I.

#21 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

21. Sometimes guards on horses fly through the air erratically at 100 mph.

#22 Posted by Solskugga (71 posts) -

22. Even though they warn you for the traps the same npc will walk into them afterwards.

#23 Edited by animathias (1186 posts) -

23. People tend to make really bad decisions, document them in journals or in a note, and keep that note on them until they die.

@Morien said:

16) Cats can be bats, can be rats, can be hats, can be gnats, can be thats can be thises.

Wabbajack.

#24 Edited by Milkman (16800 posts) -

24. If you think you're safe from dragons, you're not safe from dragons.

#25 Posted by ArclightBorealis (1563 posts) -

25. Shouting Fus Ro Dah at a bandit at the top of a mountain is fun. See how far one of them flies to their doom. It's also a great way to quickly dispose of Frost Trolls.

#26 Posted by ShiftyMagician (2129 posts) -

26. You grow into a class of your own design, without a need to conform to one.

#27 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

27. Don't fuck with giants.

#28 Edited by VisariLoyalist (2993 posts) -

28. If a kid witnesses a murder they usually are to scared to tell anyone

#29 Posted by Fripplebubby (1027 posts) -

29. I'd be a lot warmer and a lot happier if my belly was full of mead right now.

#30 Posted by Kyreo (4600 posts) -

30. Never trust statues.

#31 Posted by admachina (189 posts) -

31. If you kill all of the people that saw you commit a crime, you didn't commit a crime.

#32 Edited by MB (12420 posts) -

32. Magelights can stick to living things...which is awesome.

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#33 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

33. Copping a feel on the temple statues is generally frowned upon.

#34 Posted by alexl86 (622 posts) -

34. Nords will verbally insult your race, then turn to you for help.

#35 Edited by animathias (1186 posts) -

35. When faced with a difficult opponent out in the world, take it back to the nearest encampment you can. Not only do you get help in beating a powerful foe, but more bodies to loot with no (major) drawbacks!

#36 Posted by MOLE (321 posts) -

36. You can set bear traps in caverns. Shoot an arrow next to it - hide - bandit comes running to sound - steps on bear trap - winning

#37 Posted by Subjugation (4720 posts) -

37. Mages were throwing hadouken before it was mainstream.

#38 Posted by Matoya (416 posts) -

38) You might be the worlds most amazing hero, the slayer of dragons, but you'll still die to a guy in fur armor and a dagger, or a bear.

#39 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

39. Dark Elves look like Klingons with pointy ears, in other words, super badass.

#40 Posted by The_Big_Rough (225 posts) -

40. Even in death dragons can still slide along the terrain

#41 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

41. Lydia is sworn to carry your burden and sounds so pleased when she says it too.

#42 Posted by Extreme_Popcorn (842 posts) -

42. Chickens can be witnesses to your crimes

#43 Posted by Saseav (56 posts) -

43. Mammoths are scarier then dragons.

#44 Edited by CollyWolly (63 posts) -

44. Mammoths can float 80 feet in the air but cannot survive falls from such heights.

#45 Posted by Hemmelight (164 posts) -

45. Giants' clubs can and will float into the air after their master dies, presumably to return to Sovngarde.

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#46 Posted by Solskugga (71 posts) -

46. Rasism is not a good thing, unless its against elves, then its just fine.

#47 Posted by jacksmedulla (279 posts) -

47. Dogs can talk.

#48 Edited by Th3_James (2578 posts) -

48. You can become a Vampire without any knowledge of getting bit.

#49 Posted by csl316 (8678 posts) -

49. Sometimes if you kill your friends, they'll leave you an inheritance.

#50 Posted by Vexxan (4621 posts) -

50. A horse will always want to fight a dragon, but a horse will never win against a dragon. 

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