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For other uses, see Orsimer.

The Orsimer (commonly known as Orcs) are a playable race in The Elder Scrolls Online. The Orcs of Wrothgar are members of the Daggerfall Covenant, along with the Bretons and Redguards, though they are not bound to this alliance if the game is pre-ordered.

A hardy mountain people, Orcs are considered uncivilized outcasts by most other races. However, they are recognized as the finest smiths in Tamriel, and Orcish arms and armor are prized by warriors and craftsmen everywhere.

Official description[]

Though other races often regard the Orcs as barbarians and even beasts, these noble warriors have an ancient culture forged from endless warfare in their harsh mountain homelands. Orcs live under a simple code of honor by which the strong survive and the strongest rule. As the greatest smiths in Tamriel, their weapons and armor are prized by warriors everywhere. During the reign of the Second Empire, when their kingdom of Orsinium was finally granted provincial status, its restoration helped solidify their devotion to the new Daggerfall Covenant.

Passive racial abilities[]

Imperial Mettle
Craftsman – Increases experience gain with the Heavy Armor skill line by 15%. Increases Inspiration gain by 10%.
Brawny – Increases maximum Stamina by __
  • Rank 1: 600 (unlocked at Orsimer level 5)
  • Rank 2: 1200 (unlocked at Orsimer level 15)
  • Rank 3: 2000 (unlocked at Orsimer level 30)
Unflinching Rage – Increases Max Health by 300. When dealing damage with a Weapon ability, heal for 175 Health. This can occur once every 4 seconds.
  • Rank 1: 300, 175 (unlocked at Orsimer level 10)
  • Rank 2: 600, 350 (unlocked at Orsimer level 20)
  • Rank 3: 1000, 600 (unlocked at Orsimer level 40)
Swift Warrior – Increases Weapon Damage by __. Reduces cost of sprint by __% and increases sprint speed by __%
  • Rank 1: 86, 4%, 3% (unlocked at Orsimer level 25)
  • Rank 2: 127, 8%, 6% (unlocked at Orsimer level 35)
  • Rank 3: 258, 12%, 10% (unlocked at Orsimer level 50)