Out of 13 possible birthsigns, players can choose which one their character was born under.

For other uses, see Birthsigns.
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"The skies are marked with numberless sparks, each a fire, and every one a sign."
Uriel Septim VII[src]

A Birthsign in Tamriel is a constellation under which a person can be born. A person born under a sign is usually bestowed magical bonuses, ranging from increased Magicka to a paralyzing kiss. These bonuses can be perceived as either a blessing or a curse.

Note: lesser powers act like spells and require magicka.

The Apprentice[edit | edit source]

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The Apprentice ability confers a 100-point bonus to your Magicka attribute but gives you a 100% Weakness to Magic.


The Atronach[edit | edit source]

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With the Atronach ability, the Hero doesn't regain Magicka over time. Instead the Hero has a 50% Spell Absorption to recharge Magicka. Base Magicka is also increased by 150 points.


The Lady[edit | edit source]

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The Lady's Blessing confers bonuses of 10 points to Willpower and Endurance attributes.


The Lord[edit | edit source]

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Being born under the Lord gives the Hero the Blood of the North lesser power to regenerate up to 90 points of Health and also gain the Trollkin curse, a permanent 25% Weakness to Fire.


The Lover[edit | edit source]

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Use the Lover's Kiss power once a day to paralyze an opponent for 10 seconds at the cost of 120 points of Fatigue. Also, members of the opposite sex are more friendly.


The Mage[edit | edit source]

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The Mage ability confers a permanent bonus of 50 points to Magicka.


The Ritual[edit | edit source]

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Those born under the Ritual use the Mara's Gift power once a day as a powerful Restore Health spell. The Blessed Word can turn the undead.


The Serpent[edit | edit source]

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Gains the Serpent spell to cause a slow but potent poison on touch, while simultaneously curing and dispelling magic on the Hero. Casting this spell costs 100 points of Fatigue.


The Shadow[edit | edit source]

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Use the Moonshadow power once a day to become Invisible for 60 seconds.


The Steed[edit | edit source]

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The Steed ability grants a bonus of 20 Speed attribute.


The Thief[edit | edit source]

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The Thief ability grants a 10-point bonus to Agility, Speed, and Luck attributes.


The Tower[edit | edit source]

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With the Tower Key power, once a day open a door or container of Average lock level or less. The Tower Warden reflects five points of damage for 120 seconds a day.


The Warrior[edit | edit source]

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The Warrior ability grants a bonus of 10 points to Strength and Endurance attributes.


Gallery[edit | edit source]

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